Reuben Parks

Male27 May 1786–31 August 1842

Brief Life History of Reuben

When Reuben Parks was born on 27 May 1786, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, his father, William Parks, was 28 and his mother, Catherine Payne, was 25. He married Nancy Lunceford on 2 May 1809, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Springfield Township, Henry, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died on 31 August 1842, in Clinton, Henry, Missouri, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Tightwad, Henry, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Parks
Nancy Lunceford
Marriage: 2 May 1809
Elizabeth Parks
Rosa Jane Parks
Wade David Parks
about 1829–1899
Susannah Lunceford
Catherine Parks
Bird Parks
Bird Deatherage Parks
William Parks
Samuel Parks
Reuben Parks Jr.
Nancy Parks

Sources (4)

  • Rubin Parks, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Reuben Parks, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Parks Family Bible

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1809Lincoln, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

    Age 1

    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    1788 · Becomes the 10th state

    Age 2

    On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 


    Age 17

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning


    variant of Park 1 with genitival, plural, or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    variant of Perk , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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