Isaac Parker

Male19 July 1802–1 October 1875

Brief Life History of Isaac

When Isaac Parker was born on 19 July 1802, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph J. Parker, was 34 and his mother, Mary Fisk, was 31. He married Lucy Dunsmore on 2 April 1826, in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 1 October 1875, in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Parker
Lucy Dunsmore
Marriage: 2 April 1826
Mary Hammond Parker
Isaac Parker Jr.
George Parker
George Endicott Parker
Bernard Parker
Charles Bernard Parker
Lowell Parker
Joseph Parker
Lucy Caroline Parker

Sources (12)

  • Isaac Parker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isaac Parker, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Isaac Packer in entry for Lucy Caroline Packer, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1826Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1803 · The U.S doubles in size

    Age 1

    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 23

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.

    Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

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

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