Emeline Parker

26 March 1818–21 February 1896 (Age 77)
Vernon Township, Richland, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Emeline

When Emeline Parker was born on 26 March 1818, in Vernon Township, Richland, Ohio, United States, her father, James Parker, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Lindsey, was 40. She married Frederick Kesler on 19 May 1836, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 21 February 1896, in Brighton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Kesler
Emeline Parker
Marriage: 19 May 1836
Marrietta Kesler
Antoinette Kesler
Caroline Elizabeth Kesler
Joseph Kesler
Frederick Kesler Jr
Laura Kesler
Elvira Kesler
Emeline Kesler
Leonard Wilford Kesler
Celestia Kesler
Julia Kesler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 May 1836Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    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. 
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 18
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    Age 28
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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

    Frederick Kesler 1st Trip to Utah

    Frederick Kesler 1st Trip to Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 John Brown Company (1851) Departure: 7 July 1851 Arrival in Salt Lake Valley: 28-29 September 1851 Company Informa …

    Sources (54)

    • Emeline Kesler in household of Lemuel W Kesler, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Emiline Parker in entry for Marrietta Kesler Weir, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Emeline Kesler, "United States Census, 1860"

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