Thomas D Parker

8 July 1828–20 July 1886 (Age 58)
New York, United States

The Life of Thomas D

When Thomas D Parker was born on 8 July 1828, in New York, United States, his father, Benjamin Parker, was 27 and his mother, Christina Badcock, was 23. He lived in Ellery, Chautauqua, New York, United States for about 5 years and Harmony, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1865. He died on 20 July 1886, in Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Ellery Center, Ellery, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Benjamin Parker
Christina Badcock
Jonathan B Parker
Thomas D Parker
Hannah Mary Marie Parker
Sarah Ann Parker

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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 18

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

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Parker in household of Benjamin Parker, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Thomas Parker in household of Benjamin Parker, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Thomas Parker in household of Benj Parker, "United States Census, 1850"

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