Martha Parke

about 1753–21 May 1818 (Age 65)
Bethlehem Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Parke was born about 1753, in Bethlehem Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, her father, Nathan Parke, was 36 and her mother, Mary Walton, was 33. She died on 21 May 1818, at the age of 65.

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Nathan Parke
Mary Walton
Charles Parke Sr
Sarah Parke
Martha Parke
Jonah Parke
Joseph Parks
Richard Parke
Nathan Parke

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World Events (6)


Age 22

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 35

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Park , found mainly in northern Ireland.

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

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