Frank Parker Hawthorne

14 October 1907–20 December 1986 (Age 79)

The Life of Frank Parker

When Frank Parker Hawthorne was born on 14 October 1907, in Australia, his father, Horace Charles Hawthorne, was 35 and his mother, Charlotte Parker, was 36. He died on 20 December 1986, at the age of 79, and was buried in Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, South Australia, Australia.

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Horace Charles Hawthorne
Charlotte Parker
Horace Charles Hawthorne
Ellen Parker Hawthorne
William George Hawthorne
Frank Parker Hawthorne

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 7

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 32

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a bush or hedge of hawthorn (Old English haguþorn, hægþorn, i.e. thorn used for making hedges and enclosures, Old English haga, (ge)hæg), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Hawthorn in County Durham. In Scotland the surname originated in the Durham place name, and from Scotland it was taken to Ireland. This spelling is now found primarily in northern Ireland.

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

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  • Frank Parker Hawthorne, "Find A Grave Index"

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