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John Parke

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Mystic, New London, Connecticut
Death: Died in Preston City, New London, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Parke, I and Dorothy Thompson
Husband of Mary Parke
Father of Abigail Avery; Dorothy Avery and Edmund Parke
Brother of Martha Wheeler; Thomas Parke, ll; Robert Parke; Dorothy Morgan; Nathaniel Parke and 3 others

Occupation: Captain
Managed by: Steven Patrick Frank
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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.

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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.

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John Parke's Timeline

1656
September 10, 1656
Mystic, New London, Connecticut
1681
1681
Age 24
Preston Village (New London), Connecticut Colony
1686
November 7, 1686
Age 30
New London, New London, Connecticut Colony
1692
September 27, 1692
Age 36
Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony
1716
March 21, 1716
Age 59
Preston City, New London, Connecticut
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