Title: LDS Ancestral Files
Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Publication: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Title: Genealogy of the Parke families of Connecticut: including Robert Parke of New London, Edward Parks, of Guilford, and others : also a list of Parke, Park, Parks, etc., who fought in the Revolutionary war
Author: Frank Sylvester Parks
Publication: Higginson Book Co.
Text: 10. ROBERT8 PARK, (Thomas', Robert1), was born in New London, Conn., about 1651. The record giving the exact date of his birth was probably destroyed when the British burnt New London. He resided in the northern part of Groton, where he owned large tracts of land. He also owne'd a farm at Pachaug. For a number of years he attended the Road Church at Stonington, where two of his children were baptized. In 1698 he was one of the organizers of the Frst Church of Preston, and afterwards attended that church. He married 1st, in Norwich, Nov. 24, 1681, Rachel Leffingwell, oldest daughter of Lt. Thomas and Mary Lefungwe.ll. She was born in Say brook, Conn., Mar. 17, 1648. He married 2nd, Mary, a. daughter of Thomas Rose, of Norwich.
He was a soldier in King Philip's war.
He died in 1707.
Children by 1st wife: 28 Rebecca4, b Sept. 7, 1682; m John Larabee; child, Alice, bapt. Dec. 17, 1710. 29 James* 30 Joanna4, b 1692; m David Rude, and lived at Stafford, Conn. Children: Elijah, Thomas, Hannah, Lydia, Joanna, bapt. July 18, 1714; Mary, bapt. Oct. 23, 1720; Keziah and Eunice Rude. Children by 2nd wife: 31 Hezekiah* 32 Jemima*, bapt. in Stonington, July 15, 1694; m Jacob Rude. Children: Jacob, John, Joseph, Zachariah, Mary, Robert, Susanna, Jemima and Dorothy Rude. 33 Robert*, b»pt, Oct. 10, 1697. 34 Keziah*, b at Preston, Conn., about 1700; m Jonathan Davison. Children: Jonathan, Thomas, Hezekiah, Ziporah, Samuel, Keziah, Mary, Hannah, Margery and Margaret Davison. 35 Margaret*, bapt. June 7, 1702, at Preston; m Benjamin Rockwell, Feb. 3, 1723. Children: Sarah, Samuel, b Nov. 28, 1727; Elizabeth, Margaret and Mary Rockwell. 36 Dorothy*, bapt. April 15, 1704. 37Rose*, bapt. March 30, 1707. 38 Mary*; m Enoch Badger.
Reference: 11 APR 2009 21:48:24
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