John Park

about 1820–
Preston, New London, Conn.

The Life of John

When John Park was born about 1820, his father, William Moore Parke Esq., was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Witter, was 31.

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Family Time Line

William Moore Parke Esq.
1782–1850
Elizabeth Witter
1789–1848
Betsey Park
1806–1849
Harry Clinton Park
1807–
Phebe L. Park
1809–
John Park
1820–
Mary Park
1822–
William Park
1824–
Isaac Park
1829–
Byron Frederick Park
1829–1899

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Betsey Park

    Female1806–1849Female

    Male1807–Male

    Phebe L. Park

    Female1809–Female

    Male1820–Male

    Mary Park

    Female1822–Female

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

A name with many origins, to which other, rarer names have been assimilated. The principal sources are:1. English and Scottish: from Middle English, Old French parc ‘park’; a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a park or a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a park. In the Middle Ages a park was a large enclosed area where the landowner could hunt game. 2. English and Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter . Compare Parkin . 3. Swedish: ornamental name from park ‘park’. 4. Korean: variant of Pak .

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

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