Maria (Marja) Parker

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Maria (Marja) Parker (Jackson)

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Haggate By Burnl, Lancashire, England
Death: March 19, 1881 (61)
Virgin, Washington, Utah Territory, USA
Place of Burial: Virgin, Washington, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Jackson and Jane Thornton
Wife of Thomas Normington and John Parker, Jr.
Mother of Lovenia Wright; Hannah Ann Normington; Joseph Normington; Mathew Heber Normington; Jane Ann Normington and 5 others
Sister of Robert, Jr. Jackson; William Jackson; John Jackson; Able Jackson; Oates or Otis Jackson and 6 others

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About Maria (Marja) Parker

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Birth: Dec. 25, 1819 Burnley Lancashire, England

Death: Mar. 19, 1881 Virgin Washington County Utah, USA

Maria Jackson was a daughter of Robert Jackson and Jane or Jasie Thornton. She was born at Haggate, Burnley, Lancashire, England.

As Maria Jackson she married Thomas Normington September 29, 1839 in Altham, Lancashire, England. They immigrated to the United States of America and in 1856 joined the Mormon exodus to Utah. They were members of the Martin Handcart Company. Thomas Normington died in October or November 1856 near the Platte river in Wyoming. After her arrival in Salt Lake City, she married John Parker, Jr. as a plural wife. At the time of this marriage, her name was Maria Jackson Normington. John Parker, Jr. and Maria had two children, Richard and Maria.

The date of her burial is March 20, 1881.

Sources of the data are personal records of W. Bruce Hilton, the L.D.S. Ancestral File, and the L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.

The death certificate of Lovenia Normington Wright gives the name of her mother as Hannah Maria Jackson.

Family links:

  • John Parker (1812 - 1886)*
  • Lovenia Normington Wright (1846 - 1915)*
  • Mary Ellen Normington Cook (1847 - 1922)*
  • Hannah Normington Ott (1849 - 1917)*
  • Richard Parker (1859 - 1941)*
  • Maria Parker Hilton (1862 - 1923)*

Burial: Virgin Cemetery Virgin Washington County Utah, USA

Maintained by: W. Bruce Hilton Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So... Record added: Feb 02, 2000 Find A Grave Memorial# 52075

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Maria (Marja) Parker's Timeline

December 25, 1819
Haggate By Burnl, Lancashire, England
June 27, 1840
Age 20
August 16, 1841
Age 21
August 10, 1843
Age 23
May 16, 1846
Age 26
Burnley, Lancashire, England
June 5, 1847
Age 27
August 10, 1849
Age 29
August 21, 1851
Age 31
December 12, 1854
Age 34