Sophia B Parker

1840–1917 (Age 76)
Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life of Sophia B

When Sophia B Parker was born in July 1840, in Chautauqua, New York, United States, her father, M Parker, was 24 and her mother, Lucy Mosby, was 27. She married William J Pope on 21 September 1862. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Villenova, Chautauqua, New York, United States for about 25 years. She died after 1917, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Sophia B Parker
William J Pope
Marriage: 21 September 1862
Fred William Pope
Sartha Pope
Bertha Pope

Spouse & Children

21 September 1862


  • Fred William Pope


  • Female1868–1911Female

  • Sartha Pope


Parents & Siblings

  • M Parker


  • Lucy Mosby




  • Female1840–1917Female

  • James A Parker


  • Hamilton B Parker


World Events (7)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 23

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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)

  • Sophi Pope in household of William Pope, "New York, State Census, 1875"
  • Sophia Pope in household of William Pope, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sophia Pope in household of William Pope, "United States Census, 1870"

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