Elizabeth Parker

18 April 1837–6 October 1909 (Age 72)
Preston, Lancashire, England

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Parker was born on 18 April 1837, in Preston, Lancashire, England. She married Edward Ward on 21 May 1855, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 11 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 6 October 1909, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Ward
1833–1895
Elizabeth Parker
1837–1909
Marriage: 21 May 1855
Annie Elizabeth Ward
1856–1940
Mary Ann Ward
1858–1859
Barbara Alice Ward
1860–1919
Phoebe Ward
1862–1869
Francetta Ward
1864–1867
Madora Ward
1865–1870
Luella B. Ward
1867–1942
Edward Parker Ward
1870–1929
Isabelle Ward
1872–1954
Claudia Pernetta Ward
1875–1943
John Melvin Ward
1878–1942
Jane Ward
1879–1879
Agnes Lavern Ward
1879–1880

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 May 1855Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 22
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Parkman
    Parkerson
    Parkey
    Park

    Story Highlight

    Text sent about Elizabeth Parker born 18 April 1837

    Dear Family, here is an ancestor to celebrate today (18 April 2022). This ancestor does not want to be forgotten so celebrate her somehow today! Elizabeth Parker was born 18th April 1837 in Preston, …

    Sources (15)

    • Elizabeth Ward, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elizabeth Ward in entry for Mrs. Anna Ward Roberts, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Elizth Ward in household of Edwd Ward, "United States Census, 1860"

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