Eli Pickering Parker

Independant, Creaton Chapel, Northampton, England

The Life of Eli Pickering

Eli Pickering Parker was born on 7 August 1790 as the son of John Parker and Martha Norton. He married Martha Sherman on 13 October 1815, in Cottesbrooke, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Eli Pickering Parker
Martha Sherman
Marriage: 13 October 1815
John Parker

Spouse and Children

13 October 1815
Cottesbrooke, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings


    Martha Norton






    Obed Parker


    Caleb Parker


    Gaius or Yonnis Parker


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 11

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 25

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

Age 33

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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 (3)

  • Eli Pickering, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Eli Pickering in entry for John, "England, Northamptonshire, Non-conformist Records, 1840-1894"
  • Eli Pickering Parker, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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