Joseph Parks

#1796, b. 1845
Father*Charles Rice Parks1,2,3 b. 28 Nov 1820, d. 6 Oct 1911
Mother*Margaret Buskirk1,2,3 b. 1827, d. 1863
     Joseph Parks was born in 1845 West Virginia.1,3 He was the son of Charles Rice Parks and Margaret Buskirk.1,2,3 Joseph Parks married Rebecca F Dalton 6 September 1871. Joseph Parks died , of TB in Florida.2
     He served Joseph was a Private with the 16th Cavalry, Virginia.
on 10 Aug 1864, he was a prisoner confined at the Military Prison in Wheeling, Virginia (Atheneum).
He was 19 years old, 6'4" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer from Wayne County, Va.
He was arrested by Genl Averal at Moorefield, Va Aug 6, 1864. Sent on to Camp Chase, Aug 10, 1864 from Harpers Ferry. Captured 7 Aug 1864.
On 18 March 1865, he was transferred to Pt Lookout, Md.

When he was paroled, he was 19 years old, 6' 2 Inches tall, fair complexion, gray eyes, light hair, no whiskers.4 He was Doctor.2

There is a Joseph S Park, 34, b VA, fb VA, mb VA, with wife Sara E. (Strong) Park, 16, living with her family (John D Strong), in Georges Branch, Breathitt, KY. He is a physician.5

Family of Joseph and Rebecca

Last Edited=29 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S60] Dorris Folsom, "Dorris Folsom Parks Family", 9/6/1999 (Atlanta, GA). Unknown comments.
  2. [S139] Parks Family from West Virginia to Oregon, Family History, 1975, Lincoln County Historical Society, Newport, Oregon, unknown repository address.
  3. [S6] 1850 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Census Place: District 66, Wayne, Virginia; Roll: M432_980; Page: 242A; Image: 486.
  4. [S551] Fold3, online fold3.com, Civil War Soldiers, Joseph Parks.
  5. [S243] 1880 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Census Place: Georges Branch, Breathitt, Kentucky; Roll: 405; Family History Film: 1254405; Page: 647C; Enumeration District: 016; Image: 0096.