Thomas Parker

1801–1885 (Age 83)
Stanhope, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Parker was born on 24 December 1801, his father, Thomas Parker, was 39 and his mother, Ann Forster, was 30. He married Margaret Brunskill on 29 December 1822, in Middleton in Teesdale, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Middleton in Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died on 14 July 1885, at the age of 83, and was buried in Middleton in Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Parker
1801–1885
Margaret Brunskill
1804–1834
Marriage: 29 December 1822
Joseph Parker
1823–
Jane Parker
1824–1841
John Parker
1826–1883
Joseph Parker
1827–1911
Thomas Parker
1830–1872
Elizabeth Parker
1833–1896

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1822
Middleton in Teesdale, Durham, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 7

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 14

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 22

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Life History of Isabell Elizabeth Parker Erikson by Blanche Erikson Winn

Elizabeth Isabell Parker was born November 30, 1873 in MiddletoninTeesdale, Durham County, England. Her parents were William Parker and Elizabeth Isabell Bell. ​In writing from some notes mother ha

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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