Samuel Parker

11 July 1825–17 April 1877 (Age 51)
Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Parker was born on 11 July 1825, in Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Parker, was 37 and his mother, Hannah Fernald, was 33. He married Mary Watson Prior on 5 November 1847, in Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 April 1877, in Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Samuel Parker
Mary Watson Prior
Marriage: 5 November 1847
Daniel Augustus Parker
Hannah Maria Parker
William Taylor Parker
John H. Parker
Ethelburt Chester Parker
Elmer Parker
Jessie Parker
Alice D. Parker

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5 November 1847
Saugus, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 5

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ ( see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland.2 Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel A Parker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Barker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel Barker, "United States Census, 1870"

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