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Thomas Parker, Sr

Male 1760 - 1861  (100 years)


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  • Name Thomas Parker 
    Suffix Sr 
    Born 26 Dec 1760 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jun 1861 
    Person ID I8643  tng Genealogy

    Father John Parker,   b. Abt 1720, Edgecombe, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1803  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rachael Sessoms,   b. 1733, Edgecombe, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1800, Duplin, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1738 
    Family ID F3249  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katharine Howard,   b. 1762,   d. 1854  (Age 92 years) 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Parker,   b. 7 Jul 1793,   d. 24 Jun 1851  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
     2. Howard Parker,   b. 15 Oct 1795,   d. 19 Jul 1836  (Age 40 years)  [natural]
     3. Thomas Parker, Jr.,   b. 6 Nov 1797,   d. 14 Nov 1871  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     4. Edna Parker,   b. 15 Dec 1799,   d. 3 Feb 1892  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
     5. Edith Parker,   b. 2 Mar 1804  [natural]
     6. Gabriel Parker,   b. 22 Mar 1806,   d. 20 May 1865  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
     7. Joseph Parker,   b. 1 Apr 1810,   d. 24 Oct 1886  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F3298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • " As a young man Thomas Parker climbed a tree in his yard in Sampson Co., North Carolina and watcxhed Cornwallis' army march by on its way to Wilmington. He related this to his grandson, Thomas B. Parker, who in turn related it to this writer, William A. Parker. Information on this family comes from the North Carolina Genealogical Library vertical file. William Alderman Parker (b. 13 Mar 1879- d. ?) compiled the information. William Alderman Parker was the son of Thomas Bradley Parker, son of William Right Parker, son of Zachiariah Parker, son of Richard Parker and Elizabeth Sumner. {p. 62}
      [about Andrews Chapel] "On the 2nd of October 1809, a plot of land containing two acres was given by Luke Parker for the sum of 10 shillings, or $1.25, to trustees, viz. Nicholas Parker, William Parker, Thomas Parker, Owen Owens and William Miller, for the purpose of erecting a house of worship for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1816, a church was built of logs and called Parkers Meeting House, mainly through the influence of Nicholas Parker." from The Heritage of Sampson County, North Carolina. Oscar M. Bizell, Ed. The Sampson Co. Historical Society, Newton Grove, North Carolina, 1983, p. 81.