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William Roark
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Birth: 1757
Death: Feb. 11, 1832
Allen County
Kentucky, USA

Some say William Roark was born in Ireland...some say NC. I think we're talking about 2 William Roarks - both Revolutionary War Vets. Our William served in Rolston's Company, 1st North Carolina Malitia Regiment, as a musician. I've heard nothing about him being captured. Their William was captured, taken to Canada & held there as a POW for a while.

Our William married Sarah Dorris & they lived in NC, TN & KY. Our William founded and built the Puncheon Camp Creek Church where he was Pastor until his death. Our William had: Samuel Reuben, Sarah Poe, Levi, John, Josiah, Asa, Permelia Tudor, William, Mariah Driver, Elijah, Elizabeth "Betsy" Dyson, Joel, Nancy Stinson & Margaret "Peggy" R. Pipkin. He mentions all sons but Asa in his will...but Asa's mentioned elsewhere. He also mentions 2 deceased daughters Sarah Poe & Mariah Driver. He don't mention Permelia, Elizabeth, Nancy or Peggy but Elizabeth & Nancy's husbands are mentioned. Our William was supposedly buried in Allen County KY. Hopefully we find his headstone (& Sarah's) soon.

He may be buried at Puncheon Camp Creek Church Cemetery.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Dorris Roark (1757 - 1840)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Reuben Roark (1782 - 1858)*
  Sarah Roark Poe (1785 - 1822)*
  Asa Roark (1787 - 1860)*
  John W. Roark (1788 - 1850)*
  Levi Roark (1788 - 1855)*
  Josiah Roark (1791 - 1872)*
  Permelia Roark Tudor (1794 - 1883)*
  Marah Roark Driver (1796 - 1832)*
  Elijah Roark (1798 - 1858)*
  William Roark (1800 - 1858)*
  Joel Roark (1801 - ____)*
  Nancy Roark Stinson (1803 - 1875)*
  Margaret R. Roark Pipkin (1805 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Roark Dyson (1808 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Per Contributor #47700116 - if he is here his stone is unreadable or he has a rock.
 
Burial:
Roark Cemetery
Red Hill
Allen County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: DMLeForce
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56619960
William Roark
Added by: Member #47700116
 
 
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- Vonnie L Cantrell
 Added: May. 30, 2016
My dear 6th Great Grandfather! Until we meet!
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 17, 2015
My 4'th Great Grandfather I send these flowers to You with Love. I enjoy getting to know you!
- Patsy Roark
 Added: Jul. 20, 2015
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