Samuel Matthew Parkes

25 July 1852–7 December 1914 (Age 62)
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel Matthew

When Samuel Matthew Parkes was born on 25 July 1852, in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Mathew Parkes, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Ann Conway, was 40. He married Mary Jane Seymour on 28 November 1880, in Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Armley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 7 December 1914, in Galena, Cherokee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Webb City, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Matthew Parkes
Mary Jane Seymour
Marriage: 28 November 1880
Infant Child Parkes
Carl V. Parkes
Irana Parkes
Corneilus Parkes
Ada Clara Parkes
Albert Parker
Earl V. Parkes
Arvilla Parkes
Lucy Parks
Elena "Alena" May Parkes
May Parkes
Joanna Parkes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1880Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 2
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1855: McGee, Kansas Territory, United States* 1860: Cherokee, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Cherokee, Kansas, United States *Renamed Cherokee in 1860
    Age 25
    Historical Boundaries: 1877: Cherokee, Kansas, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Parks .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Samuel Parks in household of Sarah Parks, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Samuel Parks in household of Sarah Parks, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Samuel Parks in entry for Lucy Parks, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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