John Parkhill

Male30 March 1774–

Brief Life History of John

When John Parkhill was born on 30 March 1774, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Parkhill, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Kerr, was 38.

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Family Time Line

John Parkhill
1735–
Margaret Kerr
1737–
Janet Parkhill
1759–
Janet Park
1761–
James Parkhill
1761–
James Parkhill
1764–
Margaret Parkhill
1766–
Jean Parkhill
1769–
Elizabeth Parkhill
1771–
John Parkhill
1774–
William Parkhill
1777–
Andrew Parkhill
1780–

Sources (1)

  • John Parkhill, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 28

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

1815

Age 41

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

1823

Age 49

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several minor places called Parkhill or Park Hill, most of which are likely to have been named with Middle English park ‘park, enclosure’ (Old French parc) or parrok ‘enclosure, paddock’ (Old English pearroc) + hille ‘hill’ (Old English hyll).

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

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