Joseph Parks1

ID#1251, b. 11 October 1828, d. 9 July 1899
Father: not yet identified, but reportedly born in Maryland.1
Mother: not yet identified, but reportedly born in Pennsylvania.1

Birth date: 11 October 1828.2,1 It is also suggested that he was born circa 1827 based on a reported age of 72 at the time of his death.3
Birth place: (West) Virginia.1 Two of his children reported his birthplace as Pennsylvania,4,5 but that seems much less likely to be correct as it conflicts with Joseph's own census record.

Joseph married Rebecca Logsdon.6

Joseph died at age 70 on 9 July 1899 at Fork Ridge, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia.3 Joseph has also been reported to have died on 10 July 1899 per a reading of his gravestone that is published on the WVGenWeb site.7 Joseph's body was interred in the Fork Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Cameron, Marshall County, West Virginia.7

Deceased Children of Joseph Parks and Rebecca Logsdon:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=25 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S204] Joseph Parks household, 1880 U.S. Census, Greene County, Pennsylvania, Richhill Township, Enumeration District 82, page 27C (343 stamped), National Archives micropublication T9_1133.
  2. [S1222] "Fork Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery," submitted by Phyllis Slater and re-read by Karen Hucko in 1998, presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, online http://www.lindapages.com/marshall/cemetery/frbap.htm. Information pertaining to Joseph Parks.
  3. [S1162] Joseph Parks, Marshall County Register of Deaths, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 4132553_00112.jpg.
  4. [S244] J. Rosel Parks household, 1930 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Cameron Magisterial District, Enumeration District 26-2, sheet 6B, National Archives micropublication T626_2543.
  5. [S291] Sheridan Harris household, 1930 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Cameron District, Enumeration District 26-1, sheet 9B, National Archives micropublication T626_2543.
  6. [S205] "NSDAR Ancestral Chart," Naomi (Parks) Lowe for Clarence P. Rulong.
  7. [S1222] "Fork Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery," submitted by Phyllis Slater and re-read by Karen Hucko in 1998, presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, online http://www.lindapages.com/marshall/cemetery/frbap.htm
  8. [S1592] Judson Rossell Parks, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1984246_0001661.jpg.
  9. [S2096] Della Virginia Parks, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1953683_0002373.jpg.