Parks Eddins Arnold

24 December 1802–4 October 1866 (Age 63)
Lexington, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Parks Eddins

When Parks Eddins Arnold was born on 24 December 1802, in Lexington, South Carolina, United States, his father, William Pettis Arnold, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Eddins, was 21. He married Susan Marie Glenn on 6 May 1828, in Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States in 1850. He died on 4 October 1866, in Coweta, Georgia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Palmetto, Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States.

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Parks Eddins Arnold
Susan Marie Glenn
Marriage: 6 May 1828
William Glenn Arnold
Samuel Lewis Arnold
John W. Arnold
Martha Elizabeth Arnold
Charles Arnold
Thomas M. Arnold
Joel E. Arnold
Francis Meriwether Arnold
Park Wesley Arnold

Spouse and Children

6 May 1828
Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    William Pettis Arnold


    Elizabeth Eddins




    Lucinda Arnold



    James Arnold


    Willis Arnold


    Samuel O. Arnold


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 1

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 17

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Park E Arnold, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Park E Arnold, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Park E. Arnold, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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