William Asbury Park

25 October 1826–28 May 1915 (Age 88)
Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of William Asbury

When William Asbury Park was born on 25 October 1826, in Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Miller Park, was 24 and his mother, Matilda Stewart, was 18. He married Matilda Katherine Wilson on 22 April 1849, in Pigeon, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Montrose, Colorado, United States in 1885. He died on 28 May 1915, in Knob Noster, Johnson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Knob Noster Cemetery, Knob Noster, Johnson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Asbury Park
1826–1915
Priscilla Court Hassell
1843–1900
Marriage: 30 December 1862
Jessie Park
1862–
Albert Alma Park
1864–1936
Clara Zillah Park
1866–1947
Ada Irene Park
1868–1911
Samuel Horace Park
1870–1934
Linetta Bertha Park
1871–1921
Alice Delcina Park
1874–1952
Louis Alonzo Park
1876–1935
Arilla May Park
1879–1958
Joseph Leroy Park
1882–1957
Elsie Pearl Park
1884–1972

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 December 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1827
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple
    Age 24
    On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Parker
    Pak
    Parks
    Parrack
    Parke

    Story Highlight

    LIFE SKETCH

    LIFE SKETCH: William Asberry Park was the first child of nine in the John Miller Park and Matilda Stewart family. William was born 24 October 1826 in Shelbyville, near the town of Columbia, Bedford C …

    Sources (52)

    • Wm A Park, "Colorado State Census, 1885"
    • (Marriage of Child) Asberry Park in entry for Joseph W. Howell and Agnes E. Dimick, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Asburry Park in entry for Agnes Elizabeth Park Howell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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