Solomon Parker

25 August 1804–8 May 1884 (Age 79)
Edwardsburgh, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Solomon

When Solomon Parker was born on 25 August 1804, in Edwardsburgh, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, his father, Robert James Parker, was 42 and his mother, Providence Miller, was 35. He married Nancy Jane Welch about 1826, in Upper Canada, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Deer Lodge, Montana, United States in 1880. He died on 8 May 1884, in Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Deer Lodge, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Parker
Nancy Jane Welch
Marriage: about 1826
Amy Parker
William Parker
Margaret Parker
James Mathew Parker
John Parker
Robert George Parker
Providence Jane Parker
Lydia Ann Parker
Thomas Armstrong Parker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1826Upper Canada, British Colonial America
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 8
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 21
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Montana Days - by Bert Freestone

    It is not certain how many trips were made to Butte, Anaconda, Montana. Mama speaks of being there when four years of age, also at seven years of age. There seemed to be a very strong bond of love b …

    Sources (20)

    • Solomon Parker, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Solomon Parker in entry for M Parker and Emma Locke, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Solomon Parker, "United States Census, 1860"

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