Joseph Parke, of Salisbury

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Joseph Parke, of Salisbury

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut
Death: Died in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Parke, Sr. and Sarah Parke
Husband of Mary Parke
Father of Rachel Parke; Josiah Parke; Sarah Bevin; Joseph Parke, Jr.; Mary Adams and 4 others
Brother of Daniel Parke; Nathaniel Parke, III; John Parke; Ezekial Parke; Jacob Park and 3 others

Occupation: Weaver
Managed by: Adrienne Gail Watkin
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About Joseph Parke, of Salisbury

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.


Son of Nathaniel Parke and Sarah Geer. Married Mary Smith, daughter of John Smith & Hannah Williams of Hingham, and the widow of Josiah Paine of Rehoboth, on Oct 25, 1709 in Groton, Connecticut. 7 children.


  • page 269-270 of The Ancestry of Nathan Lewis Harrison Revisited Nineteen Years Later By Keith Harrison (2008)
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Joseph Parke, of Salisbury's Timeline

1682
November 8, 1682
Groton, New London, Connecticut
1708
August 18, 1708
Age 25
Connecticut, USA
1709
1709
Age 26
Groton, Connecticut
1710
November 3, 1710
Age 27
Preston, New London County, Connecticut
1712
September 23, 1712
Age 29
Preston, New London County, Connecticut
1715
February 24, 1715
Age 32
Preston, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1717
May 26, 1717
Age 34
Preston, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1719
April 12, 1719
Age 36
Preston, New London County, Connecticut
1721
November 5, 1721
Age 38
Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA