About John Parke
Was probably born at Stonington. He was a very prominent man, being a Representative various years from 1683 to 1716. From his father he received land in Preston, by deed, in 1693. Capt. John Parke received his title for services in King Philip's and other colonial wars.
Notes for JOHN PARKE:
Parke Family Genealogy by FS Parks, page 39.
He was a very prominent man, being a Rep various years from 1683 to 1716. From his father he received land in Preston, by deed, in 1693. Capt. John Parke received his title for services in King Philip's and other colonial wars.
Sources: Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut, Vol. 3; N.E. Marriages Prior to 1700;
History of Stonington by Wheeler;
Potter-Richardson Memorial; Daughters of American Colonists Lineage Book;
Colonial Families of the United States; Harold John Witter.
Marriages and Wheeler: John Parke, married Mary Witter.
N.E. Marriages: Lists his birth and death dates and says his widow, Mary, married (2) Rev. Salmon Treat. The Parkes had a child in 1686, indicating they were married before 1686. John Parke resided at Stonington, Norwich and Preston, Conn.
Gen. & Family History of CT Families, v3: John Parke of Preston.
Daughters of Am. Colonists Lineage Book: John Parke, son of Thomas and and Dorothy (Thompson) Parke.
Colonial Families of the United States, v.6: A grandson, John Parke, married Elizabeth Miller. [An Elizabeth Miller married (2) Edward Stallion.]
Memorial: John Parke, 1660-1716, married Mary Witter.
Harold J. Witter: Capt. John Parke, born Mystic, Conn., 10 Sept, 1656; died Preston, Conn., 21 March 1716/7, son of Thomas Parke and Dorothy Thompson.
Served in King Philip's War and other colonial wars. Representative to General Court for several years.
John Parke's Timeline
September 10, 1656
Mystic, New London, Connecticut
Preston Village (New London), Connecticut Colony
November 7, 1686
New London, New London, Connecticut Colony
September 27, 1692
Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony
March 21, 1716
Preston City, New London, Connecticut