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


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1. UNKNOWN, Deborah

PARKE, Abel 1493,1542,1543

  • Born: 22 Feb 1705/06 1541
  • Marriage (1): UNKNOWN, Deborah before 21 Oct 1731 1493,1541
  • Died: 21 Jul 1757 1541

  Noted events in his life were:

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

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

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

4. Occupation: Innkeeper, 1735, Downington, Chester County, Pennsylvania Colony. 2455 The first inn at Downington was erected by Abel Parke in August 1735. It was called the "Ship".

5. Occupation: Innkeeper, 1735, Pennsylvania Colony. 1541 In 1735, built the "Ship" tavern on the main road from Philadelphia to Lancaster.

6. Property. 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.

7. Property. 2482 Abel purchased his brother Robert's land for 200 pounds, thus having 224 acres, the southern section of the tract that their father had bought from Thomas Lindley. The whole tract later became the possession of their brother Thomas Parke, Jr.

8. Religion: Quaker.


Abel married Deborah UNKNOWN before 21 Oct 1731 1493.,1541

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