Sophia Parker

1796–1851 (Age 54)
Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sophia

When Sophia Parker was born on 6 November 1796, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph J. Parker, was 29 and her mother, Polly Fiske, was 25. She married Montgomere Haven on 19 October 1817. She lived in Jay, Franklin, Maine, United States in 1850. She died on 8 April 1851, in Maine, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Livermore Falls, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Sophia Parker
Montgomere Haven
Marriage: 19 October 1817

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  • Female1796–1851Female

  • Montgomere Haven


19 October 1817

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 8

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

Age 16

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sophia Luce in household of Asa Luce, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sophia Luce in entry for Charles D Luce and Joan O Bruce, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Sophia in entry for Myron Brewer and Laura A. Luce, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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