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Thomas PARKS, Jr.

Male 1725 - 1790  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Thomas PARKS 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Between 1720 and 1725  Essex County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN LL80-MX 
    AFN S14D-4M 
    Will 5 Jul 1790  Wilkes County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Oct 1790  Wilkes County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate Jan 1791  Wilkes County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Larry Wilson, "Descendants of John Parks" <http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/w/i/l/Larry-M-Wilson/
      index.html>.

      (2) Parks, James Edgar and Barbara Catron, Genealogy of the Parks and Related Families, August 2002 <http://web.utk.edu/~jeparks>, pp. 20-21:

      Thomas Parks (generation 2) married Priscilla _____ and lived in Orange and Amherst Counties in Virginia and Wilkes County, North Carolina. He died in 1791. (Larry Wilson lists Thomas' birth between 1720-1725 and his death as October 1790. He lists Priscilla's last name as Blanton, daughter of Richard Blanton.)

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      Thomas Parks II's Will

      Source: Parks, Thomas, Wilkes County, NC - Will - Submitted to the USGenWeb Archives by Ed Teer (edteer@bellsouth.net).

      In the name of God, Amen - I Thomas Parks of the State of North Carolina and County of Wilkes - being sick and weak but in perfect sense and memory thanks be to Almighty God for it and calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain to be made this my Last Will and Testament. In manner and form following Viz.

      First of all I recommended My Soul into the hands of Almighty God that Gave it to me hoping through the merits of my Blessed Savior to Inherit Everlasting Life - and my body to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors hereafter mentioned and as to all the worldly good it that pleased God to Bless me with I Bequeath in manner and form following Viz.

      Item - I give and Bequeath to my Loving wife Pricilla Parks one Negro Girl - Dicey or Ivey and the land and plantation whereon I now Dwell the land as Low as the Middle Branch - during her natural Life.

      Item - I give and Bequeath to my Daughter Peggy Parks one Negro Girl named Hannah to her and her heirs for Ever the said Negro to be Delivered to her at the time of the rest of my Estate being divided or at the Day of her marriage.

      Item - I give to my son Ambrose Parks the land where on I now Live as Low Down as the Middle Branch after the decease of his Mother to him and his heirs for Ever.

      Item - I give and Bequeath to my son Rubin Parks all the land lying below the Middle Branch being part of the Tract of land I now live on to him and his heirs for Ever.

      Item - I give to my son Ambrose Parks my Island Land containing eighteen acres to him and his heirs for ever.

      My will and Desire is that my Beloved wife Pricilla have the use of all my Movable Estate only as before directed during her Natural Life and then to be Equally divided among My Children namely Ann Parks, John Parks, Thomas Parks, Rubin Parks, Aaron Parks, Mary Johnson, William Parks, and I do hereby Constitute and appoint my two sons, Rubin Parks and Ambrose Parks Executors of this my last Will and Testament revoking and dissolving all other Wills or Wills by me heretofore and allowing this only to be my Last Will and Testament.

      In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this fifth day of July 1790.

      Signed Sealed in presence of

      George Wheatley
      Richard Allen
      Mason Wheatley

      Will was proved January term in open Court Wilkes County, North Carolina A.D. 1791.

      (3) Larry Wilson, "Descendants of John Parks" <http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/w/i/l/Larry-M-Wilson/
      index.html>:

      Children of THOMAS PARKS and PRISCILLA BLANTON are:

      i. JOHN PARKS, b. 1750, Albemarle Co., VA; d. December 30, 1822, Williamson Co., Franklin TN.

      ii.THOMAS PARKS III, b. May 26, 1751, Albemarle Co., VA; d. November 26, 1819, Wilkes Co., NC.

      iii. MARY PARKS, b. 1752, Albemarle Co., VA; d. 1830, Wilkes Co., NC.

      iv. ANN PARKS, b. Abt. 1754, Albemarle Co., VA; d. Abt. 1790; m. WILLIAM WILSON.

      v. AARON PARKS, b. 1757, Amherst Co., VA; d. May 1820, Lincoln Co., TN.

      vi. REUBEN PARKS, b. Abt. 1758, Probably Albemarle Co., VA; d. TN.

      vii. AMBROSE PARKS, b. Abt. 1766, Albemarle Co., VA; d. 1838, St. Francis Co., MO.

      viii. WILLIAM PARKS, b. Abt. 1768, Rowan Co., Wilkes City, N.C.; d. 1793, Williamson Co., TN; m. RHODA VAN WINKLE, October 01, 1788, Wilkes Co., KY.

      ix. MARGARET (PEGGY) PARKS, b. 1770, VA; d. Abt. 1845, Wilkes Co., NC.
    Person ID I23126  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2017 

    Father Thomas PARKS, Sr.,   b. Abt 1670, Old Rappahannock County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Mar 1761, Albemarle County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah MILLER,   b. Abt 1670 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F10191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscilla BLANTON,   d. Aft Jan 1794, Wilkes County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1750  Albemarle County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William PARKS,   b. Abt 1768, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1793, Williamson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)  [natural]
     2. Ambrose PARKS,   b. Abt 1766, Albemarle County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1838, St. Francois County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)  [natural]
     3. Reuben PARKS, Sr.,   b. Abt 1758, Probably Albemarle County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Franklin County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Margaret PARKS,   b. 1770, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1845, Wilkes County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     5. Aaron PARKS,   b. 1757, Amherst County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1820, Lincoln County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
     6. Thomas PARKS, III,   b. 26 May 1751, Albemarle County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1819, Wilkes County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     7. John PARKS,   b. 1750, Albemarle County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1822, Wlikes County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     8. Ann PARKS,   b. Abt 1754, Albemarle County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1790  (Age ~ 36 years)  [natural]
     9. Mary PARKS,   b. 1752, Albemarle County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830, Wilkes County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2017 17:00:28 
    Family ID F10183  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart