Timothy Roark (1740 - 1811) MP

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Nicknames: "Timothy O'Roark?"
Birthplace: Bucks, PA, USA
Death: Died in Grayson, Virginia, United States
Managed by: Denise Unander
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About Timothy Roark

Timothy Roark was born in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania about 1740 and died June 16, 1811 in Grayson Co., Virginia.

Parents: Timothy Roark b. 1700 in Ireland, d. 1796 Frederick Co., VA and Sarah Parker b. 1707 (second wife of Timothy Sr. was Rachel - see Charles above. Timothy Sr. married Sarah 18 May 1738 in the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia PA).

note: Other children of Timothy Sr. and Sarah were Michael b. 1745 Bucks Co., PA d. Hawkins Co., TN or Rockingham Co., VA m. Letitia Grigsby, James, Charles m. Abigail (a Cherokee Indian, see above), and James.

Married:

  1. unknown
  2. Rachel

Child of unknown woman and Timothy Roark:

  1. Sarah (m. John Deskins)

Events

  • 1774 William Herbert's Company, Lord Dunmore's War
  • 1777 Enoch Osborne's Company
  • 1782 Elk Creek militia Company
  • 1782) Montgomery Co,, VA personal tax list: 1 tithe, 0 slaves, 7 horses, 9 cattle6.

Notes

  • Other Roarks in the militia during the RW: James (Elk Creek 1782); Joseph (Elk Creek 1782).
  • Charles Roark is in the 1782 Montgomery Co., VA tax list with 0 slaves, 1 horse and 4 cattle.
  • Roark family addition: I the James Roark whose wife and several children were killed by the Shawnee in Tazewell county, Virginia early in 1789 a brother of Timothy and/or Charles Roark? After this attack, James and his surviving sons were the deadly enemies of the Indians and James and his son John were afterwards killed at Station Bottom, Floyd county, Kentucky (Harman's station?).

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Timothy Roark's Timeline

1740
1740
Bucks, PA, USA
1750
1750
Age 10
Augusta County, VA, USA
1761
1761
Age 21
1771
1771
Age 31
Grayson, Virginia
1780
1780
Age 40
1780
Age 40
1811
June 11, 1811
Age 71
Grayson, Virginia, United States
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