Marion Ellen Park

5 May 1834–9 March 1910 (Age 75)
Dalhousie, Upper Canada, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Marion Ellen

When Marion Ellen Park was born on 5 May 1834, in Dalhousie, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, her father, William Park, was 28 and her mother, Jane Duncan, was 26. She married James Gordon Sr. on 27 February 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1847 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years. She died on 9 March 1910, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Gordon Sr.
Marion Ellen Park
Marriage: 27 February 1854
Margaret Ellen Gordon
William P. Gordon
Martha Jane Gordon
Jane Gordon
Annie Agnes Gordon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 5
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 20
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.

    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.

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    Story Highlight

    Tribute to Mary Ellen Park Gordon by the DUP

    Marion Ellen Park Gordon Marion was born 5 May 1834, at Warwick, Kent, Ontario, Canada daughter of William Park and Jane Duncan Park. Marion was the 4th of eleven children born in one branch of …

    Sources (24)

    • Marion Ellen Park in entry for Annie A Jones, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Marion Park in household of William Park, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Marion Clark in entry for William Gordon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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