Roger Parke

Roger Parke

Birth
Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA
Death 6 Nov 1813 (aged 57–58)
Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada
Memorial ID 68736354 · View Source
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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

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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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  • Created by: Missy
  • Added: 21 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68736354
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roger Parke (1755–6 Nov 1813), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68736354, citing Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada ; Maintained by Missy (contributor 46609917) .