Margaret Park

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Park was born on 10 April 1766, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Park, was 27 and her mother, Janet Cocharne, was 23. She lived in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland in 1766.

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Family Time Line

Robert Park
1738–1798
Janet Cocharne
1744–
Margaret Park
1766–
James Park
1767–1853
William Park
1770–
Jean Park
1773–1822
Robert Park
1776–
Margaret Park
1782–

Sources (2)

  • Margaret Park, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Margaret Park, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

World Events (6)

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

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

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

1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Korean Young, Sang, Sung, Yong, Jung, Jong, Chan, Jae, Jin, Kwang, Kyung, Myung, Chong, Chang, Chung, Byung, Min, Moon, Chul, Hae, Jeong, Dae, Seong, Myong.

English and Scottish: from Middle English and Older Scots parc, parke, perk ‘park, enclosure’ (Old French parc), often referring to the grounds of a manor house or a deer park where the lord hunted. The name was probably synonymous with Parker , denoting an officer who looked after a park for the lord of the manor.

English and Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter . Compare Parkin .

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

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