Reuben Parker

1823–1881 (Age 58)
Stragglethorpe, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Reuben

When Reuben Parker was born about 1823, in Stragglethorpe, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander M Parker, was 32 and his mother, Rebecca Reddish, was 28. He married Elizabeth Bell on 13 October 1845, in Metheringham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 28 January 1881, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Parker
1823–1881
Elizabeth Bell
1822–1896
Marriage: 13 October 1845
Robert Hastings Parker
1846–1915
Elizabeth "Betsy" Parker
1869–
George Parker
1848–1874
Charlotte Parker
1850–
Caroline Parker
1852–1914
Charles Parker
1855–1877
John Parker
1857–1909
Sarah Parker
1859–1903
Reuben Parker
1862–
Hannah Maria Parker
1865–1870

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1845
Metheringham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1823

Age 0

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 10

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 20

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Reubin Parker in household of Alexander Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Reuben Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Reuben Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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