August 14, 1809, Demerara, British Guiana.
September 12, 1864, Manhattan, New York..
Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.
Park was the son of Parke Benjamin, and husband of Mary Bower Western.
He was educated at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. He practiced law in Boston, Massachusetts, but abandoned it for editorial and literary work there and later in New York.