John Pack Family History Research
The John Pack Family Association maintains (1) an ongoing family history and genealogical database on this site where you now are, and (2) a library of genealogical research history, research records, and research discussion on our Google Drive site. To log into the Google Drive library, copy the following URL address and paste it into you browser's URL address line: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8QT8Lm_qBIobENMVzB3ZkZGazA . The library is indexed, and many items, including the research history, are to a great extent searchable.
The John Pack Family Association has an ongoing Genealogical Research Committee. We invite you to contact the committee with questions, suggestions, and comments. Help is needed in updating source citations in the database and in specific research projects (contact Kathleen Skinner).
Kathleen Skinner, committee chair (prime contact) and genealogist, [email protected]
Mark Gardner, JPFA principal genealogist and British Isles Specialist at the LDS Church’s Family History Library in Salt Lake City, [email protected]
Andi Zorn, JPFA president, [email protected]
David R. Pack, research library administrator, [email protected]
Gary Pack, DNA Project, [email protected]
Laura Diekmann, JPFA Vice President, Julia Ives line, [email protected]
April Winkleman, JPFA Vice President, Nancy Aurelia Booth, [email protected]
Margie Grider, JPFA Vice President, Ruth Mosher line, [email protected]
Lucy Dahl, JPFA Vice President, Mary Jane Walker line, [email protected]
Ernalee Jones, JPFA Vice President, Jessie Bell Stirling line, [email protected]
Alison Pack, JPFA Vice President, Lucy Jane Giles line, [email protected]
Karen Allred, genealogy committee, [email protected]
Donna McEvoy, genealogy committee, [email protected]
Shem Hurd, genealogy committee, [email protected]
Linda Westover, genealogy organizer, [email protected]
Shelley Pack, genealogy committee, [email protected]
The Pack Name
English (Kentish): from a medieval personal name, Pack, possibly a survival of the Old English personal name Pacca, although this is found only as a place name element and appears to have died out fairly early on in the Old English period. The Middle English personal name is more likely to be a derivative of the Latin Christian name Paschalis (see Pascal) [or] Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a wholesale trader, from German Pack ‘package’ (see Packer).Anglicized form of Dutch Pak.
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