John Park

11 May 1802–30 March 1869 (Age 66)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Park was born on 11 May 1802, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Park, was 36 and his mother, Marion Allen, was 33. He married Louisa Smith on 24 March 1841, in Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Provo Bench, Utah, Utah, United States in 1849 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1850. In 1850, at the age of 48, his occupation is listed as weaver in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. He died on 30 March 1869, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Park
Louisa Smith
Marriage: 24 March 1841
Jane Park
Mary Ann Park
Marion Ellen Park
Louisa Park
James William Park
John Smith Park
Martha Ellen Park
Joseph Smith Park
David Smith Park
Margret Naomi Park
Albert Andrew Park

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1841Warwick, Lambton, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1811 · The Tron Riot
    Age 9
    The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 18
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Korean Young, Sang, Sung, Yong, Jung, Jong, Chan, Jae, Jin, Kwang, Kyung, Myung, Chong, Chang, Chung, Byung, Min, Moon, Chul, Hae, Jeong, Dae, Seong, Myong.English and Scottish: from Middle English and Older Scots parc, parke, perk ‘park, enclosure’ (Old French parc), often referring to the grounds of a manor house or a deer park where the lord hunted. The name was probably synonymous with Parker , denoting an officer who looked after a park for the lord of the manor.English and Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter . Compare Parkin .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Margaret Naomi Park Hoover

    BIOGRAPHY OF MARGARET NAOMI PARK HOOVER. She was born May 13, 1858 in a pioneer home located on 6th South and 7th West, Provo. She was the daughter of John and Louisa Smith Park. Her father, John Park …

    Sources (47)

    • John Park, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Park in entry for Joseph Smith Park, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • John Park, "United States Census, 1850"

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