Elizabeth Parke

1744–
Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Parke was born on 3 August 1744, in Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, United States as the daughter of John Parke and Sarah Parke. She married Thomas Shaw on 15 October 1767, in Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Elizabeth Parke
1744–
Thomas Shaw
1744–
Marriage: 15 October 1767
Levina Shaw
1769–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
15 October 1767
Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, United States
children

(1)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (6)

1776

Age 32

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 37

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1808

Age 64

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Parke in entry for Thomas Shaw, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Lavina Shaw, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-897M-BKBM?cc=2060211&wc=WWF8-FPJ%3A352087301%2C352759101

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