Sophia Parker

Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sophia

When Sophia Parker was born on 16 September 1798, in Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Dicks I, "William Dix illigitimate Son of Hannah Parker of Stoke", was 36 and her mother, Esther Burslam, was 35.

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William Dicks I, "William Dix illigitimate Son of Hannah Parker of Stoke"
Esther Burslam
George Parker
Tabitha Burslem Parker
Mahaleel Parker
Sophia Parker
Esther Parker

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 3

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 17

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

Age 32

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sophia Parker, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Sophia, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sophia Parker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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