William Vernon Park

23 June 1901–22 January 1985 (Age 83)
Brush Run, Tyler, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Vernon

When William Vernon Park was born on 23 June 1901, in Brush Run, Tyler, West Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Park, was 37 and his mother, Janet Sneddon, was 29. He married Lindle Isabelle Ray on 21 January 1933, in Athens, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Coal Township, Perry, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 22 January 1985, in Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Vernon Park
Lindle Isabelle Ray
Marriage: 21 January 1933
Joann Park

Spouse and Children

21 January 1933
Athens, Ohio, United States


    Joann Park


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Park





    Nellie Ellen D. Park


    Robert S Park


    Mary L Park


    Jamis A Park



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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 2

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

A name with many origins, to which other, rarer names have been assimilated. The principal sources are:1. English and Scottish: from Middle English, Old French parc ‘park’; a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a park or a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a park. In the Middle Ages a park was a large enclosed area where the landowner could hunt game. 2. English and Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter . Compare Parkin . 3. Swedish: ornamental name from park ‘park’. 4. Korean: variant of Pak .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Park in household of Thomas Park, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Park, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Wm. Vernon park, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"

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