Caroline Parker

10 September 1819–11 June 1885 (Age 65)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Caroline

When Caroline Parker was born on 10 September 1819, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Parker, was 25 and her mother, Mary Pownall, was 23. She married John McKenna on 22 March 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She died on 11 June 1885, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Done
Caroline Parker
Marriage: 24 May 1861

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 May 1861
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    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.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 14
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 24
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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.

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    Story Highlight

    Pierce Martin Handcart Pioneers

    The link below will take you to a copy of a history compiled by Taunna Hoffman celebrating the lives and faith of William Parker, his wives Mary Pownell and Esther Rushton, his daughters Caroline, Ell …

    Sources (11)

    • Caroline Done in household of James Done, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Caroline Parker in household of William Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Caroline Parker Done, "BillionGraves Index"

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