Eliza Ann Parke

1854–1901 (Age 47)
Jasper, Indiana, United States

The Life of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Parke was born in September 1854, in Jasper, Indiana, United States, her father, Micajah Parke, was 36 and her mother, Susan Brannon, was 30. She married Luther Francis Prouty about 1873, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Jackson Township, Newton, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Iroquois Township, Newton, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 1 November 1901, in Brook, Newton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Eliza Ann Parke
Luther Francis Prouty
Marriage: about 1873
Bertha M Prouty
Melville J Prouty

Spouse & Children

about 1873
Indiana, United States


  • Bertha M Prouty


  • Melville J Prouty


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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 2

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 13

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Park , found mainly in northern Ireland.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Ann Parke in household of Coza Parke, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza A Pronty in household of Luther F Pronty, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eliza A Pronty in household of Luther F Pronty, "United States Census, 1910"

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