The Bible of Joseph Crockett Parker

(When I first received a copy of this Bible Record it was already written in in three different hands besides the original. To see the orginal Bible record the different handwritings were separated They are noted here in different colors. - Gail Walczyk)

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My father wrote this - Elizabeth Parker Tyler1

Captain William Parker married Leah Custis was in the Revolutionary War as Lt. from 1776 to 1777 and Capt. From 1777 to 1781.2 ( Custis not proved3)

FAMILY RECORD4

For

Joseph C. [Custis]5 ( Crockett)6 Parker

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Births

Joseph C. [Custis]8 son of Mitchel [Michael or Mitchel]9 Parker & Rachel [Custis] his wife was born on the 7th May 1800. [in Accomac Co. VA.]10 (SEE Captain Michael Parker under Children of William Parker and Leah Taylor Parker in the Decendants of George Parker by James R. Revell Sr.)

Mary Ann Ambrose wife of Joseph C. Parker was born on the 4th December 1806. [Fermay? County Cork, Ireland.]11

Ann Eliza daughter of Joseph C. Parker & Mary Ann his wife was born on the 2nd day of August 1833. [Portsmouth VA.]12

William George Washington son of Jospeh C. Parker & Mary Ann his wife was born on the 13th day of April at 1/2 past 11 @ night 1835. [Portsmouth VA.]13

Mary Jain daughter of Joseph C. Parker & Mary Ann his wife was born on the 15th day of March--1837.14

Seraphina the daughter of Jos. C. Parker and Mary Ann his wife was born August 24th A. D. at 11 o'clock in the eavining 1838. [Accomac County]15

Jospeh Ambrose the son of the said Parkers was born the 7 of September 7 minutes before 7 o'clock in the morning A. D. --1841.

Mary Ann daughter of Joseph C. Parker & Mary Ann his wife was born on the 12th March 1844. [Portsmouth VA.]16

[First Note at bottom of page] C in Joseph C. Parkers name stood for Custis [ Crockett].17 Mitchel was the pronunciation of Michael or Mitchel18

[Second Note] C for Crockett.19

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Deaths

Ann Eliza Parker daughter of Joseph and Mary Ann Parker departed this life on the 11th day of June in the year of our Lord 1834 Aged Ten months and nine days.

Mary Jain Parker departed this life on the 16th day of September A.D. 1837.20

Joseph C. Crockett son of Michael & Rachel Parker departed this life on the 16 day of November in the year of our Lord 1843 Aged forty three years, five months and nine days.

Mary Ann Parker daughter of Joseph and Mary Ann Parker departed this life on the 10th day of May in the year of our Lord 1846 aged two years, one month and 28 days.

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Marriages

Joseph C. Parker son of Mitchel & Rachel Parker and Mary Ann daughter of Robert & Mary Ann Ambrose were married 3rd of November in the year of our Lord 1832.

 

John D. Bland and Seraphine Parker daughter of Joseph and Mary Ann Parker were married in1844. [Portsmouth VA.]16

[First Note at bottom of page] C in Joseph C. Parkers name stood for Custis [ Crockett].17 Mitchel was the pronunciation of Michael or Mitchel18

[Second Note] C for Crockett.19

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Deaths

Ann Eliza Parker daughter of Joseph and Mary Ann Parker departed this life on the 11th day of June in the year of our Lord 1834 Aged Ten months and nine days.

Mary Jain Parker departed this life on the 16th day of September A.D. 1837.20

Joseph C. Crockett son of Michael & Rachel Parker departed this life on the 16 day of November in the year of our Lord 1843 Aged forty three years, five months and nine days.

Mary Ann Parker daughter of Joseph and Mary Ann Parker departed this life on the 10th day of May in the year of our Lord 1846 aged two years, one month and 28 days.

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Marriages

Joseph C. Parker son of Mitchel & Rachel Parker and Mary Ann daughter of Robert & Mary Ann Ambrose were married 3rd of November in the year of our Lord 1832.

John D. Bland and Seraphine Parker daughter of Joseph and Mary Ann Parker were married on the 1st June 1857.21

William G. W. Parker and Elizabeth Ann Thompson were married 12th January 1860.

Joseph A. Parker, son of Jos. C. and Mary Ann Parker & Mary Virginia Phillips daughter of Henry J. and Mary H. Phillips were married the 14th of November 1868.22

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Sir Edmund Parker, second son of Sir Edward Parker 10th Baron Morley, Devonshire.

Capt. William Parker Charter member of London Company and Plymouth Co. Devonshire (Plymouth.)

William Parker Came to Virginia in Ship Charles in 1616 aged 20 years. Ancient Planter one of 81 in 1616.

Capt. George Parker wife Florence,23 Born in Isle of Wright Co. VA 1617 ( Lyon Tyler).

1. Jno. Parker Mattapony Accomack. Married Amy Fowks Died 1695.

2. Jno. Parker wife Sarah Drummond died 1720. [I have No 11 John m. Bridget Sacker.]

3. Jno. Parker wife Eliz. Bailey Died 1758. [No 3. John m. Frances.]

Wm. Parker married Naomi Sacker. Died 1784.

Wm. Parker, Capt. Revolutionary War. Died 1784, wife Leah [Scarburgh]24 Custis, niece of Mitchel [or Mitchel inserted] Scarburgh.

Mitchel Scarburgh Parker, wife Rachel Custis Died 1840.25 [I have Smith.]26

Joseph Custis [ Crockett]27 Parker Born 1800 Died 1843. Married Mary Ann Parker, daughter of Robert and Mary Ambrose. [and widow of O'Doole]28

Wm. S. W. Parker Born 1835. Died 1909. Married Elizabeth Ann Thompson, daughter of David Thompson and Elizabeth Campbell, daughter of Archibald Campbell. Whose g. grandfather John Campbell lived on his plantation Campbell's Choice at Ferry Creek on the Severn River in 1731. His son John Campbell moved to Annapolis and Superintended the fortification of Annopolis at outbreak of American Revolution.

Leah Custis [?]29 wife of Capt. Wm. Parker, was dau of Henry Custis and granddaughter of Elizabeth Scarburgh & Col. Chas. Scarburgh. Elizabeth Scarburgh was the dau. Of Gov. Richard Bennett. Her sister Ann married Theodore Bland. Their granddaughter Mary Bland mar. Henry Lee c. 1691-1747 and was the mother of Henry Lee 1729-1787. Henry Lee was father of Henry Lee 1756-181?. Henry Lee (Light Horse Harry was father of Robt. E. Lee (Gen. Lee) 1807-1870. Sarah Drummond wife of John Parker d 1720. Was gr. dau. of William Drummond First Gov. Of North Carolina who was hanged by Gov. Berkeley at close of Bacons Rebellion - after surrender.

(Capt. Wm. Parker - wife Leah Custis? d. 1783 Lieut. In Rev. forces 1775. Capt. 1777-1781. Try and Prove Custis Leah's maiden name.)

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Sir Edmund Parker was descendant of Earl Morley and relative of Earl Monteagle (part owner of London Company) and member of the Council of the Virginia Company. His name was William Parker B. 1575 D. 1662.

Sir Edmund Parker from son William Parker came to Virginia from Devonshire England and settled an settled in Isle of Wright Co. 1616, on Ragged Island, sons Thomas0 Robert and George. SEE (Genealogies of Virginia Families From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (Baltimore MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.), 584-628 for more on this family.

Capt. George Parker (wife Florence Begnall) was born in Isle of Wright Co 1617. Moved to Accomac Co. In 1650 and died there at his home Poplar Grove on Onancock River in 1674.

Major George Parker married Ann Scarborough daughter of Col. Charles Scarborough and Ann Bennett, daughter of Gov. Richard Bennett. Died 1724.

George Parker wife Elizabeth Bayly D. 1734.

John Parker, wife Amy Foulks D ---.

Capt. Wm. Parker Lt. in Rev. Forces 1776. Captain 1777-1781 married Leah Custis D. 1783.

Michael Parker, wife Rachel Custis B. 1757 d 1840 (Smith)31

Joseph Custis [Crockett] Parker, wife Mary Ann Ambrose, [widow O'Toole]32

William G. W. Parker b 1835 Wife Elizabeth Thompson gr. d. of Archibald Campbell descendant

of John Campbell who owned and lived at Campbell's Choice on the Severn River, at Ferry Creek near Indian Landing, Annarundel Co. MD, from 1730 to 1760.

Compiled from Family Bibles, Court Records, Wills, Dr. Lyon Tyler, Severn [Stratton]33 Nottingham By Wm. G. Parker, July 19th 1938.34

Thos. Parker, son of Sir Edmund Parker by will, 1688, left Ragged Island to his son John and Plantation (686a) now known as Maccolesfield to his son Thomas. Ragged Island is two miles from Maccolesfield, was site of Second Settlement (1609) Jamestown first. SEE (Genealogies of Virginia Families From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (Baltimore MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.), 584-628 for more on this family.

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Deed to Tobias Selby 1666. Six Hundred acres on the head of the land of Robert Parker.

Robert Parker 1649 on Naswattox River.

George Parker 1655 & 1665 at Onancock Creek.

Robert Parker 1660 at Nasewattocks.

Richard Parker 1661 at Pungoteague Creek.

John Parker 1672 at Muddy Creek.

George Parker 1671 at Parkers Back Creek.

John Parker 1672 at St. George Island.

Deeds to Smiths in Accomac County

William Smith 1629. Thomas Smith 1636.

George Smith 1642. Henry Smith 1666.

Edward Smith 1666.

Mitchel ( Michael) Parker (father of Joseph C. [Crockett]34 Parker who was the father of W. S. W. Parker) held a command in the American forces which successfully defended the mouth of Pungoteague Creek against Lord Ross in the war of 1812.

* William Parker father of Michael Parker was recommended for Commission as Capt. July 30th 1777, to the Gov. of Virginia and was commissioned served three years and resigned March 28 1781. He afterwards [-----] back. - Revol. Soldiers & Sailors of Accomac, by Stratton Nottingham Pages 2 & 142.

*Capt. William Parker married Leah (Custis.)

[ Custis] Hasn't been proved.

Wm. Parker in Census of 1623 registered as coming from England at age 20 - in ship Charles in 1616- Nugent P & C - page 5.

Capt. Wm. Parker - wife Leah (Custis?) Com. [-----] in Rev. Forces 1776- Capt. 1777-1781 Lieut. In Rev. Forces 1775 (Authorities Family Bible)

last line --------------- Nottingham, Dr. Lyon -----.

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Some officers in Revolutionary War from Virginia

Alexander Parker Q. M.
Alexander Parker Col.
Richard Parker Col. 1st VA
Thomas Parker Lt.
James Parker 1st Lt.
Josiah Parker Col. 5th VA
Thomas Parker Lt. Col.
William H. Parker

Officers receiving grants of land from Virginia for three years service in Revolutionary Army

Thomas Parker
Richard Parker
Nicholas Parker
Alexander Parker
Josiah Parker
William H. Parker

Early deeds in Accomac County

Capt. George Parker. Nov. 1666 St. George Island
John Parker of Mattapony. Oct. 1687 near mouth of Matchatank and Onancock Creeks
George Parker 1688, in the woods near Mattomkin
John Parker of Mattapony 1690, on a marshy Island on the North side of ye mouth of the Pungoteague Creek, west of ye straight.
Phillip Parker and Charles Parker 1707
George Parker 1731, Mattapony in Accomac.

Lands were given by Virginia for Revolutionary Services to:

Thomas Parker, Capt.
Richard Parker
Robert Parker
Wyatt Parker
Nicholas Parker
William H. Parker
Jeremiah Parker
Warren Parker
Josiah Parker Col.
Thomas Parker
Watts Parker
Joseph Parker
John Parker
James Parker
Solomon Parker
Caleb Parker
Levin Parker
Jesse Parker
William Parker (died Aug 1754)
W. G. Parker's handwriting
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Michael Parker, born 1755 died 1843 in Accomac County. Was son of William Parker and Leah Custis,36 his wife (Not proved)37

William was the son of John Parker and Bridget Sacker, daughter of Edward and Frances Sacker Died Jan. 1721.

John Parker, No 2 was son of John Parker No 1 and Amy Fowkes, daughter of Thomas and Amy Fowkes, died Jan 1692.

John Parker was the son of Capt. Geo. Parker and wife Frances {married in 1656 died in 1674.}38

Capt. Geo. Parker was born in Isle of Wright Co. in 1617. Died in Accomac 1674.

Copied by William George Parker - E. P. T's Father39

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Accomac County Records

On July 30th 1777 the Militia of Accomack Co. was organized, two Battalions of two Companies each. The Officers of the Second Battalion were Clement Parker, Col. Wm. Parramore, Lt. Col. Henry Custis Major Charles Marshall Capt. Co. 1 William Parker Capt. Co. 2 Robinson Custis Lt. Co. 1 Thomas Slocomb Lt. Co. 1 Southy Copes Lt. Co. 1 Ismael Andrews Lt. Co. 2 Francis Savage Lt. Co. 2 Thos. Young Lt. Their commissions were signed Patrick Henry Gov. Virginia - Court records page 12, 17 and 18.

Capt. William Parker resigned 28 March 1781 - page 142. Southy Copes succeeded him 25 April 1781 page 149.

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Notes and information on the Godwin Family

Godwins, my mothers Family - Elizabeth Parker Tyler40

End Notes

1. Elizabeth Parker Tyler's handwriting. It will be done in red.
2. Handwriting of Elizabeth Parker Tyler's father, William George Parker. It will be done in blue.
3. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
4. This was the original handwriting. Possibly that of Joseph or Mary Ann. It was done here in bold.
5. William George Parker
6. Elizabeth Parker Tyler.
7. Picture of Parker Place Onancock
8. Written by Elizabeth Parker Tyler's father, Custis was crossed out.
9. Written by Elizabeth Parker Tyler's father.
10. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
11. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
12. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
13. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
14. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
15. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
16. This was the original handwriting. Possibly that of Joseph or Mary Ann. It was done here in bold.
17. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
18. William George Parker
19. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
20. Different handwriting.
21. William George Parker
22. Different handwriting.
23. Wife Florence was added in the same hand.
24. Scarburgh was inserted in same hand.
25. Mitchel or Michael Parker's line.
26. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
27. Elizabeth Parker Tyler, cross out Custis enter Crockett.
28. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
29. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
30. William George Parker
31. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
32. William George Parker
33. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
34. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
35. William George Parker
36. Michael was written over with Custis.
37. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
38. This has been crossed out.
39. Elizabeth Parker Tyler
40. If Elizabeth Parker Tyler's father was William George Parker and her mother was a Godwin than William George Parker married a Godwin.

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