Anne Parker

Brief Life History of Anne

When Anne Parker was born in 1728, in Brindle, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Parker, was 45 and her mother, Margaret Wiggans, was 42. She married John Atkinson on 28 May 1748, in Broughton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters.

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John Atkinson
Anne Parker
Marriage: 28 May 1748
Mary Atkinson
John Atkinson
Ann Atkinson
Hellen Atkinson
Richard Atkinson
Betty Atkinson

Sources (4)

  • Anne Parker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Anne Parker, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Lancashire OnLine Parish Clerk Project

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.

Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

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

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