John Packer

2 December 1645–
Doynton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Packer was christened on 2 December 1645, in Doynton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Roger Packer, was 29 and his mother, Ann Atwood, was 27. He married Margret Longe on 26 January 1667, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Packer
1645–
Margret Longe
1650–1700
Marriage: 26 January 1667
John Packer
1669–
Susanna Packer
1672–1684
Daniel Packer
1676–1752
Susanna Packer
1687–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 January 1667
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Roger Packer

    Male1616–Male

    Ann Atwood

    Female1618–Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1645–Male

    William Packer

    Male1647–Male

    Thomas Packer

    Male1648–1661Male

    Susanna Packer

    Female1650–Female

    Bithia Packer

    Female1653–Female

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a wool-packer, from an agent derivative of Middle English pack(en) ‘to pack’.2 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of Middle Low German pak, German Pack ‘package’, hence an occupational name for a wholesale trader, especially in the wool trade, one who sold goods in large packages rather than broken down into smaller quantities, or alternatively one who rode or drove pack animals to transport goods.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Packer, "England, Gloucestershire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1642-1996"
  • John Packer, "England, Bristol, Non-Conformist Church Records, 1777-1936"
  • John Packer, "England, Gloucestershire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1642-1996"

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