Joseph Parke (c.1680 - 1760)

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Nicknames: "/Joseph/", "Joseph /Parke/parkes/"
Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Salisbury, Litchfield, CT, USA
Occupation: Weaver
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About Joseph Parke

He lived at Groton, Preston, Middletown, Sharon and Salisbury, Conn. The History of Sharon, Conn., say that: "Joseph Park came from Middletown. He sold his farm in 1746 and moved to Salisbury. Had two sons Smith and Daniel. Smith lived here until 1780, when he moved to New Canaan, NY. Daniel moved away in 1762." In the Groton town records there is record of a deed, dated Nov. 24, 1724, by Joseph Park, of MIddletown, to Jacob Parke, of Groton, selling: "All my right and title to ye house and land which my Honored Father Nathaniel Parke, late of Groton, deed., which he died possessed of, which fell to me as part of my portion," etc. Joseph Parke was a weaver in Groton, in 1721; resided in Middletown from about 1724 to about 1736; in Sharon to about 1744, and in Salisbury for a few years, being one of the original members of the Congregational Church in Salisbury. -------------------- Born in North Groton or Preston, Conn. He married Sarah Spaulding and they lived at Voluntown, and their children were born there. She probably died before 1767. This record appears in the Vital Records of Rhode Island, Vol. VII, Page 209; Marriages, Kings Town Friends Record: "Parke, John, of Nathaniel, of Preston, Conn., and Patience Wage, of Joshua, deceased, 30d 3m 1767.

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Groton, New London, Connecticut, USA
October 25, 1709
Age 29
Groton, New London, Connecticut, USA
Age 29
Groton, Connecticut
November 3, 1710
Age 30
Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA
September 23, 1712
Age 32
Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA
Age 34
Connecticut, USA
February 24, 1715
Age 35
Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA
May 26, 1717
Age 37
Preston, New London County, Connecticut Colony
April 12, 1719
Age 39
Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA
November 5, 1721
Age 41
Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA