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Roger Parke
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Birth: 1755
Hunterdon County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1813
Quebec
Capitale-Nationale Region
Quebec, Canada

Roger Parke was born in 1755, Hunterdon Co., New Jersey. (Birth information is from Roger's War Records) * * * * He was married to Elizabeth Dallas on the 6th day of September, 1774 by Rev David Griffin of Shelburne Parish, Loudoun Co., VA. They were listed for 9 years in Loudon Co., paying tithes to Cameron Parish from 1774-1783. There are no records found during this time on the birth of children. Roger Parke was living beside William Parke and Andrew Buckalew in Cameron Parish. * * * * Revolutionary War Records 1777 - 1783 4th Regiment of Virginia; Roger (Rodger McPark, pvt, later reords, Roger M Parke, corp.) Muster Roll & Pay Roll served with Capt Abraham Kirpatrick's Company on the 3rd-4th-8th-12th Cont Line. * * * * In 1785, records find Roger & Elizabeth in Springhill Twp. Feyette Co., Pennsylvania, were their first child of record, John R. Parke, was born. * * * * Records five years later, in 1790, Monongalia Co., VA/WV, son, George W. was born (spelled Monongehala, Levi Parke Family Letters) and in 1791 son, Joseph. A daughter, Mary Polly, was born in 1793. She was called Polly as a child and continued to use the name in her adult years. Jonathan, was born in 1796. * * * * Roger had a 400 acre land grant ca 1785-1796 when the Monongalia Co., Court House Burned in 1796. In 1803 Monongalia Co., records, Roger Parke sold 400 ac., on Indian Creek, to James Williamson who later sold to Charles Boyes. * * * * In the War of 1812, at the age of 57, Roger enlisted in Capt. Willoughby Morgan's 2nd Comp. Monongalia Co., VA/WV. He was captured September 5, 1813 and POW records show he died two months later on November 6, 1813. He was buried at The Anglecian Cathedral in Quebec City, Canada. * * * * Monongalia Co., VA/WV court records 1821, Roger Parke's son in law, Jehu Lash, is assigned as administrator to his estate. * * * * 1823 Coshocton Co Oh Court records, two sons of Andrew Buckalew swore in Court they knew Roger Parks, father of George Parks, personally. * * * * 1823 Recorded list of heirs of Roger Parks were named; John, George, Joseph, Jonas, Mary/Polly Lash, Deborah, David, Jonathan & Joshua Parks

Source:
1774-1780 census Loudon Co., VA; * *
Shelburne Parish, Loudoun Co., VA: * *
Revolutionary War Records 1777 - 1783; * *
Monongalia Co Ohio Land Records; * *
War of 1812 Records; * *
Quebec Vital & Church Records; * *
Monongalia Co Ohio Court Records 1821 - 1823; * *
Andrew Jackson Parks Family Tree; * *

Joseph Park Family Tree 
 
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 Children:
  Joseph Park (1791 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
Quebec
Capitale-Nationale Region
Quebec, Canada
 
Created by: Missy
Record added: Apr 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68736354
Roger Parke
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My 4th Great-grandfather.
- Missy
 Added: Jul. 18, 2016

- Missy
 Added: Nov. 11, 2014
My 11th great grand father. Thanks for the Road you traveled and breaking the way for us that came later and those yet to come.Love ya
- jean worrell
 Added: Nov. 24, 2013
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