Sophia Parker

1875–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Sophia

When Sophia Parker was born in 1875, in Illinois, United States, her father, Samuel Doty Parker, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Tefft, was 28. She lived in Westfield, Clark, Illinois, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Doty Parker
1844–1915
Mary Ann Tefft
1847–1936
Alice Parker
1867–1923
John Parker
1872–1951
Sophia Parker
1875–
Charles Burnapp Parker
1878–1958
Emma Parker
1881–1960
Alma Sophia Parker
1881–
Hampton Samuel Parker
1885–1917

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (1)

  • Sophia Parker in household of Samuel Parker, "United States Census, 1880"

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