Joseph Parker & Sarah Katron

Joseph Parker 1736 – 1792 | his parents
& ca 1768 Sarah Katron – 1804 | her parents
of Northampton County, NC

Family members were Quakers.

Children of Joseph Parker and wife Sarah Katron:
1. Jeremiah Parker 25 Nov 1767 – removed to Wayne Co IN 1818
married ca 20 Sept 1789 Karen Newby at Wells Monthly Meeting
Daughter of Robert and Jemima Newby of Perquimans Co NC
a. Sarah Parker
b. Robert Parker
c. Jeminia Parker
d. Richard Parker
e. Catherine Parker
f. Isaac Parker
g. Mary Parker
2. Josiah Parker 4 Oct 1769 – 1833 NH Co NC
married 21 Mar 1795 Martha Peele d. Apr 1850 age 81 Henry Co IN
At the Rich Square, Monthly Meeting removed. To IN 1837 joined White Water Monthly Meeting
a. Samuel Parker d. 1847 Rush Co IN
married 25 Jan 1815 Rebekah Benford
At the Jack Swamp Monthly Meeting, removed to IN 1826
b. Thomas Parker died 14 Nov 1845 Rich Square NC
married 27 Aug 1821 Rebecca Copeland rem. To IN.
c. Joseph Parker d. as infant
d. Rebecca Parker
married 17 Oct 1818 Benjamin Copeland
At the Rich Square Monthly Meeting
e. William Parker
married Almeda
Living in Ripley Township, Rush Co, IN
f. Nathan Parker
married 1833 Sarah Harris
at Western Branch MM in VA – living in Spiceland Twsp Henry Co IN 1850
g. Juliana Parker
married 21 May 1826 William Winslow
At the Rich Square Monthly Meeting
h. Martha Parker died after 1847 Henry Co IN
i. Phebe May Parker ca 1807 – IN
3. Alexander Parker 24 Sept 1771 – 1 Oct 1814 NH Co NC
married 7 Feb 1795 Mary Hicks
At a Rich Square MM dau of Robert Hicks of NH Co
a. Mary Parker
b. Sara Parker
c. Judith Parker
d. Mildred Parker
e. Elizabeth Parker
f. Rebecca Parker
g. Margaret Parker
h. Joseph Parker
4. Judith Parker 4 Oct 1776 – ca 1839
married 31 Mar 1796 William Copeland d. 10 Aug 1815
At a Rich Square MM son of John Copeland of Hertford County
a. Phereby Copeland
b. Jonathan Copeland
c. David Copeland
d. Ann Copeland
e. Jesse Copeland
f. William Copeland
g. Eli Copeland
h. Elwood Copeland 1815 –

Will of Joseph Parker, NH Co NC 9 Feb 1792 – prob June Ct 1792
– to my wife Sarah Parker – one feather bed and furniture, mare, side saddle, etc
– to my son Jeremiah Parker – my plantation whereon Matthew Griffin and John Nurney formerly lived. . .also one small gun and shoe makers Tools that formerly belonged to Saul Parker
– To son Josiah Parker the plantation whereon I now live and the land I bought of Thomas Hays and John and Matthew Griffin . . And ¬Ω my Brandy still and half my Whipsaw and 1 Gun I bought of Dempsey Watts and all my Cooper’s tools provided sd Josiah doth take care of his mother during her life or until she marries. Sd Josiah to bear ¬Ω the expense of timber for a framed house twenty feet by sixteen and also ¬Ω the Bricks for chimney it being for my son Alexander hereafter named
РTo my son Alexander Parker lands, I bought of John Hays and John Lemmon and John Parker, one horse, two guns I bought of Abraham Rodgers and Lewis Malone? And the bed, furniture, etc. and 5£ due me from John and Benjamin Patterson and the other half of my Brandy still.
– To daughter Judith Parker one bed, furniture, cows, and calves, etc. –
Residue to my four children: Jeremiah, Josiah, Alexander and Judith Parker.
Extrs: my son Josiah Parker and my Cousin– Isaac Parker
Wits: Jacob Parker, Rhoda Jordan x her mark
from the abstract by Margaret M Hofmann of NH Co Wills 1759 – 1808

ref and source: Rebecca Leach Dozier “Twelve Northampton County, North Carolina families 1650-1850.”
Wade Hinshaw, “Encyclopedia of Am. Quaker Gen. Vol I”


 

Joseph Parker – will 1749 | his parents
and Ruth | his parents
and 1755 Thomas Farmer d 1760 | his parents
of Chowan and Perquimans Counties NC


my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


family was Quakers

Children of Joseph Parker and wife Ruth:
1. Mary Parker 29 May 1729 – bef 1765 Q
married 6 Feb 1748 Jeremiah Cannon, a weaver, will 1779
He married 2nd 23 Feb 1765 Rachel, widow of John Smith of Perquimans.
a. Sarah Cannon
married Benjamin Arnold
b. Jacob Cannon
c. Joseph Cannon
2. Ruth Parker 21 Aug 1731 – dsp Q
3. Nathan Parker 21 Nov 1733 – 1797 Chowan Co NC Q
lived in Northampton Co 1767 – 1784/95
married 7 Aug 1754 Sarah Farler/Fowler d 10 May 1813
Perquimans MM
a. Jonathan Parker
i. Leah Parker
ii. Meriam Parker
b. Rachel Parker
married Arthur Wooten
i. Jonathan Wooten
ii. Nathan Wooten
c. Ruth Parker
d. Sarah Elliott
e. Nathan Parker
f. Lydia Elliott
4. Joseph Parker 7 May 1736 – bef June Ct 1792 NH Co NC Q
married bef 23 Aug 1768 Sarah Katron died 14 March 1804
5. Jacob Parker ca 1740 – aft 1808 Jefferson Co OH Q
married bef 23 Sept 1763 Rhoda Draper of Nansemond Co VA
daughter of Philip Draper of Nansemond Co VA several members of the family moved to Jefferson Co OH 1808
a. Peninah Parker
married Jonathan Blanchard
b. Isaac Parker
married Sarah Peele
c. Jacob Parker
married Faith Judkins
d. Abigail Parker
married James Judkins
e. Joseph Parker
married Mary Judkins
f. Micajah Parker
married Julia Peele
g. Benjamin Parker
h. Jesse Parker
i. George Parker
6. Job Parker ca 1749 – 1812 Chowan Co NC Q
called his plantation “Harmony Hall.”
Married bef 6 Jan 1770 Penelope McCulloch d. By 1772
dau of Henry McCulloch [the former Secretary of State] – Job dismissed for married out of Society
Job was re-instated on 1 Jan 1772 Perquimans MM in 1785 became an Elder

a. child Parker ca 1772 – bef March Ct 1786
married 20 Aug 1775 Isabel Peele
at Rich Square MM
a. Martha Parker
b. Joseph Parker
c. Job[e] Parker
d. Elias T Parker
e. Jacob N Parker
f. Pharaba Parker
married Granberry
g. Peninah Parker
married Moore
h. Isabel Parker
i. Sarah Parker
j. Josiah Parker
7. Penina Parker
no further information

ref and source: Rebecca Leach Dozier “Twelve Northampton County, North Carolina families 1650-1850.”
Wade Hinshaw, “Encyclopedia of Am. Quaker Gen. Vol I”

Parkers in 1790 Census Northampton Co NC
Amos 1 1 5 – –
Andrew 2 – 4 – –
Aron 1 – 2 – 1
Charity 1 1 4 – –
David 1 1 2 – –
Francis 3 1 5 – –
Jacob 3 5 4 – –
James 1 1 1 – –
James 1 6 4 – 1
Jeremiah 1 – 2 1 1
John 2 1 2 1 –
Jos 3 – 3 – –
Joseph 3 – 3 – –
Lemuel 1 1 2 – 3
Mills 2 3 2 – –
Richard 1 1 1 – –
Robert 1 5 6 – –
Samuel 2 – 3 – –
Saml 1 – 3 – –
Samuel 2 2 3 – 2
Susannah – 1 3 – 1
Thomas 2 – 2 – 25
William 1 2 3 – –
William 1 2 1 – –

Thomas Parker ca 1666 – 1717 | his parents
& Elizabeth
& Jean? xxx – ca 1754 | her parents
of Chowan Co NC

my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


 

Thomas Parker ca 1666 – will proved Oct 1717 Chowan Co, NC
married Jean

1690, 23 Oct – Thomas Parker Jr was granted 240 ac in the Upper Parish of Nansemond Co near Kingsale. adj to his father Thomas’s land.

1707, 7 Oct – received 100 ac land in Chowan Co near Old Town Creek/Indian Town Creek, Long Branch and Chowan River.
1714, 30 Aug – Thomas Parker patented 387 ac next to his son Peter that lapsed to Peter in 1719.
1716/17, 7 Jan – Gave a deed of gift to his son-in-law Benjamin Evans.
1716/17, 23 Jan – signed will which was proved at October Ct 1717, Chowan /Co.

Children of Thomas Parker and first wife Elizabeth?
1. Lucy Parker bef 1704 –
1a. daughter dec before 1717
married Benjamin Evans
2. Peter Parker ca 1694 – bef 9 Sept 1758 Vestry mins St. Paul Parish
at the home of his brother Joseph
married bef 17 July 1714 Grace Copeland
dau of Wm Copeland and Christian
3. Thomas Parker ca 1711 –
sold all his possessions in Perquimans Feb 1743
4. Joseph Parker
a. Joseph Parker
5. John Parker ca 1700 – 1737 Craven Co NC
bought land in 1718 which he sold in 1734
married Solome
a. James Parker

another John H Parker ca 1700 – 1761 Edgecombe Co, NC
land in Nansemond 1696
married Mary Stone ? (Second Boat Lineage of Anthony Parker, 1980)
a. Gabriel Parker moved to GA
b. John Parker moved to GA
married ?Patience Humphrey dau of Robert of Edgecombe
c. Aaron Parker moved to Hancock Co GA
d. Sarah Parker
?married William Ammons

Children of Thomas Parker and wife Jean:
4. William Parker
5. Sarah Parker
6. Francis Parker – Inv 12 May 1740 Bertie Co
married Mary

another Francis Parker died 1746 Edgecombe Co, NC
married Elizabeth
a. Francis Parker
b. Joseph Parker
c. Simon Parker
d. Elizabeth Parker (Foreman)
e. Charity Parker (Brett)
f. Catherine Parker (Hodges)

Child born after Thomas wrote his will?
7. James Parker ca 1717 – 1761 Bertie Co
conveyed land by mother in 1735
married Sarah
a. Joseph Parker ca 1735 – 1798 Bertie Co NC
married Martha Lawrence
married Amelia King
?b. Sarah Parker ca 1730 –
married ca 1745 George Lawrence ca 1725 – 1755
married 2nd ca 1757 Thomas Sutton ca 1721 – 1777

 

Who are these folks??
“An entry in the Journal of John Comer of Boston in 1729 says he received a letter two years previous from a Baptist Church in NC signed by Thomas, Joseph and John Parker.”

An entry in the Journal of John Comer of Boston in 1729 says “this day I received a letter from the Baptist Church in North Carolina, settled about two years by Mr. Paul Palmer, signed by John Parker, John Jordan, Benjamin Evans, John Parker, John Brinkly, Thomas Parker, James Copeland, John Welch, Joseph Parker, Wm. Copeland, Joseph Parker, and Michael Brinkley.” from the History of Meherrin Church by the Clerk [Samuel J Wheeler]

Tax List Hertford Co NC 1779
District #1 [Murfreesboro etc]
William Parker
426 acs Land 1600£
5 horses 865
14 head cattle 140
1 negro 10/40 700
money 28 total val: 3333£
Peter Parker
519 acres Land 1300£
3 horses 650
15 head cattle 150
money 26
John Parker
270 ac Land 1000£
3 horses 162
13 head cattle 130
money 20
1 negroe 10/40 700 total val: 2012£
Silas Parker
170 ac Land 680£
2 horses 340
1 negroe 10/40 700
4 head cattle 40 total val: 1760£
District #3
Samuel Parker Junr
2 horses 300
8 cattle 80
money 3
Isaac Parker
200 acres land 600
2 horse 150
5 cattle 50
money 1
Samuel Parker Senr
80 acres land 200
District #4
Peter Parker
75 acres land 800
237 acres in Bertie
1 mare 60
4 cattle 40
money 3

1782 tax list Hertford Co NC Dist #2
Peter Parker 559 acres, 2 horse, 15 cattle tax =335
Ephraim Parker 0 acres, 1 horse, 3 cattle tax=13
Silas Parker 210 acres, 1 negroe 16/40, 2 horses, 2 cattle tax=222
John Parker 245 acres, 2 negroes, 3 horses, 8 cattle tax=248
Wm Parker Ju pole tax =100
District#3
Sam Parker 100 acres, 1 horse, 3 cattle, tax=73
Isaac Parker 200 acres, 3 horses, 8 cattle tax=108

1784 tax list Hertford Co NC Capt. Joseph Bridger’s Company
John Parker 270 ac [Hertford] 1fp 2 bp
Ephraim Parker 1fp
William Parker Sr 428 ac 2fp 1bp
Silas Parker 210 acres 1fp
Peter Parker 419 acres 1fp
Capt Job Yeates’s Company
Samuel Parker 50 acres Hertford 1 fp
52 acres Northampton
Isaac Parker 200 acres Hertford 1fp

1790 Census Hertford Co NC
Abigale Parker – – 1 1 –
Daniel 1 1 3 – –
Ephraim 1 1 3 – 1
John 1 4 3 – 3
Peter 3 4 5 – 1
Samuel 2 2 3 – –
Silas 2 2 6 1 –
William 2 – 4 – 3
William 1 2 2 – 2

Children of unknown?
1. John Parker bef 1716

2. Thomas Parker c1705 – aft Oct 1773
married Mary ? – c1705 – c 1773
a. Silas Parker ca 17xx – aft 1816 Hertford Co NC
Silas Parker was one of the delegates to the 1796 Kehukee Assoc
Hertford Co Taxlist 1782 Silas Parker 210 acres, 1 negro 16/40, 2 horses, 2 cattle

married Susannah Parker
b. Joseph Parker
c. Elder William Parker ca 1725 – Jan 1794
d. Joanne Parker
married Peter Parker son of Thomas of Bertie
US Census 1790 Hertford Co NC – Peter Parker 3 4 5 – 1
i. Betsy Ann Parker 28 Nov 1765 – 11 Mar 1855
married Christopher Cooke 10 Feb 1756 – 31 Aug 1842
ii. Nancy Parker ca 1767 –
iii. Silas J Parker 5 Feb 1769 – 3 Jun 1849
married 1st Delilah Hasty ca 1769 –
married 2nd Nancy Wynne
married 3rd Elizabeth Harrell 1798 – 15 Jul 1896
iv. Patty Parker ca 1771 –
v. Jane Parker ca 1773 –
vi. Peter Parker 1774 – 9 April 1860
married Jemina Hasty ca 1772 –
vii. Joseph Parker ca 1777 – ca 1836
married Mary [Polly] Morris
viii. Benjamin Parker ca 1779 –
ix. Elijah Parker 1782 – 10 April 1856
married Margaret Ann [Peggy] Jenkins 1787 – ca 1835
x. Elisha Parker 12 Oct 1784 –
1. Elisha Parker ca 1804 –
married Matilda Vinson 31 Aug 1821-
married Matilda or Rochel unknown
xi. Joanna Parker ca 1785 –
e. daughter Parker
married Alexander Levy
f. Peter Parker
? At a Vestry meeting on 7 Jan 1758, Joseph Parker son of Thomas Parker was ordered to care for his brother Peter Parker, “a poor helpless man in the parish” at the rate of six pounds proc. money a year”

3. Elder Joseph Parker ca 1710 – ca 1792
240 acres that Peter had bought from John Branch joining Wichacone Creek and White Oak Swamp
this is the Joseph Parker of Parker’s Meeting House
moved in 1773 “to the south of the Tar River” – buried on Wheat Sw
Joseph Parker “was a square-built man,” with broad face, about 5 feet 8 inches .. high: in his latter years wore on his head a cap continually. His manner in preaching was full of animation. not known if he left children. 1847 History of the Baptist Church worshipping at Parker’s Meeting House called Meherrin by the Clerk [Samuel J Wheeler] page 7

 

Peter Parker ca 1645 – 1716/20 | his parents
& Elizabeth | her parents
of Chowan Co NC


1714, 18 Jan – Peter Parker of Chowan Co NC bought 200 acres from John Early and wife Mary
1716, 5 Sept – Peter Parker wrote his will
1717, 14 Oct – Peter Parker and his wife Elizabeth sold 280 acres to John Welsh of Chowan Co
1720, April Court Chowan Co NC – Will of Peter Parker was probated.
Peter stated that his plantation in Virginia was to be sold and the proceeds divided among his three sons

All but John underage in 1720

Children of Peter Parker per the will
1. John Parker bef 1696 – died bef Oct 1747
named as oldest son in 1716 – land where he John now lives joining Deep Run Branch
a. John Parker died bef Oct 1747
i. Peter Parker
ii. Elisha Parker bef 1733 –
married 13 Nov 1752 Rebecka Warren
b. James Parker
c. Joseph Parker ca 1709 –
?d. Thomas Parker
2. Elizabeth Parker
married William Cranford
3. Joseph Parker will 1749
married Ruth
4. Thomas Parker est 1705 – 1762 Bertie Co NC
& Hannah Holland ca 1712 – ?
5. Mary Parker
a cow at age 16 or marriage
6. Ann Parker
a cow at age 16 or marriage

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