Ralph Bryden Parker

25 February 1901–11 April 1950 (Age 49)
North Salem, East Hants, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Ralph Bryden

When Ralph Bryden Parker was born on 25 February 1901, in North Salem, East Hants, Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Robert Leslie Parker, was 36 and his mother, Bessie Allison, was 31. He married Lilah Evelyn Britton on 24 June 1925, in Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Hants, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1925. He died on 11 April 1950, in Pictou, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Bryden Parker
Lilah Evelyn Britton
Marriage: 24 June 1925

Spouse and Children

24 June 1925
Nova Scotia, Canada




Parents and Siblings

    Robert Leslie Parker





+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 8

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 20

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 44

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ ( see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland.2 Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Parker in entry for Robert Bryden Parker and Marion Faye McKay, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Ralph Bryden Parker, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"
  • Ralph Bryden Parker, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"

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