Albert Parks

about 1852–
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Albert

When Albert Parks was born about 1852, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Norman Parks, was 46 and his mother, Agnes Abigail Welsh, was 41. He married Tacey Ann Loudon on 20 September 1871, in Fort Winnebago, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Chester, Dodge, Wisconsin, United States in 1860.

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Albert Parks
1852–
Tacey Ann Loudon
1853–
Marriage: 20 September 1871
Miss Parks
1878–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 September 1871
Fort Winnebago, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States
children

(1)

    Miss Parks

    Female1878–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 31

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Park 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert Parks in household of William N Parks, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Albert Parks in entry for Parks, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"
  • Albert Parks, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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