Martha Sinker

27 September 1823–9 August 1897 (Age 73)
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Sinker was born on 27 September 1823, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Sinker, was 26 and her mother, Mary Price, was 24. She married James Parkinson on 23 June 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 9 August 1897, in Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Parkinson
Martha Sinker
Marriage: 23 June 1866
Sarah E Parkinson
John Parkinson
Peter Joseph Parkinson
George Parkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 2
    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 20
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: Sinker, Sinkah, and Sinkoe represent local pronunciations of Simcoe , a variant of Simcock . For the change of -m- to -n- see Sincock , Sinkinson .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Story Highlight


    Martha Sinker Rocliffe: From ship Log Pg. 6., batch 7532503 - - Rockliffe, Martha - April 28,1864 - Sailed on the ship "Monarch of the sea" Martha Rockliffe - age 40- Wife - of 55 to …

    Sources (11)

    • Martha Sinker in entry for Peter Parkinson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Martha Parkerson in household of James Parkerson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Martha Sinker in entry for Peter J Parkinson and Rosetta D Riddle, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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