Charles Alma Parkin

Brief Life History of Charles Alma

When Charles Alma Parkin was born on 24 April 1847, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Parkin, was 22 and his mother, Mary Althea Nixon, was 22. He married Elizabeth Mc Laughlin in 1874, in San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Placerville Judicial Township, El Dorado, California, United States in 1860 and San Francisco, California, United States in 1900. He died on 2 March 1924, in California, United States, at the age of 76.

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Charles Alma Parkin
Elizabeth Mc Laughlin
Marriage: 1874
May Parkin

Sources (3)

  • Chas A Parkin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Parkin in household of John Parkin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Parkin in household of John Parkin, "United States Census, 1860"

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Historical Boundaries: 1850: El Dorado, California, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): from the Middle English personal name Perkin, Parkin, a pet form of Peres ‘Peter’ (see Pierce ) with the diminutive suffix -kin. (The change from -er- to -ar- was a characteristic phonetic development in Middle English.)

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

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