Robert Parker

4 August 1867–22 January 1953 (Age 85)
Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Parker was born on 4 August 1867, in Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, David Hutton Parker, was 38 and his mother, Jane Christie, was 35. He married Margaret Weir on 31 December 1889. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 22 January 1953, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Robert Parker
1867–1953
Margaret Weir
1868–1930
Marriage: 31 December 1889
Janet Anderson Parker
1890–1971
Jeanie Christie Parker
1892–1933
Agnes Weir Parker
1895–1938
Joan Parker
1897–1897
Margaret Weir Parker
1898–1969
David Hutton Parker
1900–
William Weir Parker
1903–1935
Johan Parker
1905–1985
Robert Christie Parker
1908–1908

Spouse and Children

    Male1867–1953Male

    Margaret Weir

    Female1868–1930Female

MARRIAGE
31 December 1889
children

(9)

    Female1890–1971Female

    Jeanie Christie Parker

    Female1892–1933Female

    Agnes Weir Parker

    Female1895–1938Female

    Joan Parker

    Female1897–1897Female

    Female1898–1969Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    David Hutton Parker

    Male1829–Male

    Jane Christie

    Female1832–Female

siblings

(9)

    George Parker

    Male1853–Male

    Jane Parker

    Female1855–Female

    Margaret Parker

    Female1857–Female

    Joan Parker

    Female1859–Female

    Walter Parker

    Male1861–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 1

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1884

Age 17

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

Age 23

The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Robert Parker, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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