Abednego Parker

31 July 1799–4 September 1884 (Age 85)
Granville Centre, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Abednego

When Abednego Parker was born on 31 July 1799, in Granville Centre, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Abijah Parker Jr, was 32 and his mother, Lydia Balcom, was 35. He married Sarah Brennan on 12 July 1838, in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada for about 82 years. He died on 4 September 1884, in Peabody, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Abednego Parker
1799–1884
Sarah Brennan
1818–
Marriage: 12 July 1838
William K. Parker
1839–
Rebeccah Ann Parker
1839–1919
William Parker
1847–
Lydia Parker
1843–1874
Eveline Lavinia Parker
1844–1917
James Parker
1848–

Spouse and Children

    Male1799–1884Male

    Sarah Brennan

    Female1818–Female

MARRIAGE
12 July 1838
Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(6)

    William K. Parker

    Male1839–Male

    Female1839–1919Female

    Lydia Parker

    Female1843–1874Female

    Eveline Lavinia Parker

    Female1844–1917Female

    William Parker

    Male1847–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1766–1831Male

    Lydia Balcom

    Female1764–1824Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 26

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

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Abnedigo Parker, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Abednigo Parker in entry for Lydia B Parker, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"
  • Abednigo Parker in entry for Lydia B Parker, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877"

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