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


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1. EDGE, Jane

PARKE, Thomas

  • Born: 13 Mar 1703/04 1541
  • Marriage (1): EDGE, Jane on 26 Feb 1738/39 1541
  • Died: 17 Oct 1758 1541
  • Buried: East Caln, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States 1541

   Other names for Thomas were PARKE, Thos Jur 1542 and PARKE, Thos Junr 1492,1493.,1543


  Noted events in his life were:

1. Appearance in Document, 17 Oct 1730, New Garden Mtg, Chester County, Pennsylvania Colony. 1492 Thos. Parke Junr is a witness at the wedding of Henery Jones and Eleanor Lindly.

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

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

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

5. Story. 1541 Became owner and landlord of the "Ship" tavern in East Caln. Children were Robert, m. Ann Edge; Sarah, m. Owen Biddle, of Philadelphia, and had a son Clement Biddle, who m. Mary Canby; Rebecca, m. William Webb; Hannah, m. Benjamin Poultney; Thomas, b. Aug 6 1749, m. in 1775 Rachel, daughter of James Pemberton, and became a distinguished physician of Philadelphia; Jane; Jacob.

6. Property. 2320 Of the 500 acres that Thomas Parke [father of this Thomas] 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.

7. Occupation: Tavern owner.

8. Religion: Quaker.


Thomas married Jane EDGE on 26 Feb 1738/39.1541

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