PARKE, Thomas
WARR, Rebecca
(Abt 1672-1749)
PARKE, Robert


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PARKE, Robert 1542,1543

  • Born: 23 Jan 1693/94, Ballintrane, County Carlow, Ireland
  • Died: 9 Feb 1735/36

   Another name for Robert was PARKE, Robt..1493


  Noted events in his life were:

1. Story. 2318 Wrote letter to sister Mary describing voyage from Ireland to PA. Was clerk at Chester, and for some years acted as Recorder of Deeds. Died unmarried.

2. Story. 1541 Was storekeeper in Dublin, 1720-1, but on arrival in PA became clerk and conveyancer in Chester. In 1727, made voyage to Bristol, England, and to Dublin. In 1728, made return voyage bringing 6 indented servants.

3. Appearance in Document, 29 Apr 1731, Birmingham Mtg, Chester County, Pennsylvania Colony. 1543 Robert Parke was a witness at the wedding of Jonathan Parke and Deborah Taylor.

4. Appearance in Document, 21 Oct 1731, New Garden Mtg, Chester County, Pennsylvania Colony. 1493 Robt. Parke is witness at wedding of Thomas Lindly and Ruth Hadly.

5. Appearance in Document, 25 Feb 1732/33, East Caln Mtg, Chester County, Pennsylvania Colony. 1542 Robert Parke is a witness at the wedding of John Jackson and Elizabeth Parke.

6. Property: Pennsylvania Colony. 2320 Of the 500 acres that Thomas Parke owned in Pennsylvania, he gave by will to his son, Abel, 100 acres; to his son Robert, 124 acres, and to his son Thomas, 275 acres, reserving a maintenance for himself and his wife during life. Robert sold the land he received from his father to his brother Abel for 200 pounds.

7. Occupation: Recorder of Deeds.

8. Religion: Quaker.

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