Margaret Dunhill Parkinson

12 May 1811–12 June 1877 (Age 66)
Orrell, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret Dunhill

When Margaret Dunhill Parkinson was born on 12 May 1811, in Orrell, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Parkinson, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Southworth, was 20. She married Richard Daniels Brown on 11 September 1831, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Droylsden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 12 June 1877, in Harrisville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Daniels Brown
Margaret Dunhill Parkinson
Marriage: 11 September 1831
William Daniels Brown
Grace Daniels Brown
Elizabeth Cicely Daniels Brown
John Daniels Brown
William Daniels Brown
William Daniels Brown
Thomas Daniels Brown
Mary Ann Daniels Brown
Elizabeth Daniels Brown
Catherine Daniels Brown
Richard Daniels Brown
Margaret Daniels Brown
Rebecca Daniels Brown
Sarah Jane Daniels Brown
Thomas Brown
Joseph Hyrum Daniels Brown

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1831Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 14
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    Age 19
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly northern): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Parkin + -son. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Excerpt from Autobiography of Richard Daniels Brown Jr. about immigration to the U.S.

    . . . I went to work as usual until Wednesday the 27th and I went to a council meeting at Manchester, having previously been appointed clerk of the branch, and while in meeting a telegram came from Pr …

    Sources (63)

    • Margaret Brown in household of Richard Brown, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Margaret Parkinson in entry for Rebecca Brown Wardle, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Margaret Brown in household of Richard Daniel Brown, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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