James Parkinson

6 February 1811–15 February 1875 (Age 64)
Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

James Parkinson was born on 6 February 1811, in Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Edward Hill and Elizabeth Parkinson. He married Martha Sinker on 23 June 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 15 February 1875, in Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

James Parkinson
Martha Sinker
Marriage: 23 June 1866
Sarah E Parkinson
John Parkinson
Peter Joseph Parkinson
George Parkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 14
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    Age 19
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly northern): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Parkin + -son. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Parkinson in entry for Peter Parkinson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • James Parkinson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • James Parkerson, "United States Census, 1870"

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