GEORGE PARKS



Gravesite of Patriot George Parks in Presbyterian Cemetery
This marker was placed by the DAR Bloomington Chapter.


Buried just inside this entrance on the righthand side.

Born: Aug 5, 1759, Amherst Co, Virginia.

Died: Dec 7, 1837

Buried: Presbyterian Cemetery, Ellettsville, Richland Twp, Monroe Co, Indiana
Bronze marker placed by Bloomington Chapter DAR

Service: Enlisted at the age of 17 years in Wilkes Co., 1776
Sergeant under Capt Lenoir, Col Isaac ____-;
1777 under Capt Johnson, Col Benj Cleveland
1779 under Capts Lenoir and Richard Allen
All North Carolina Regiments

Proof: Pension claim W 27457, B.L. Wt 53670-160-55

Married: (1st) W Millie DAVIDSON

Children:
Elizabeth
James
Samuel
Polly
Benjamin
Plesasant: b. 1789 m. Esther Carlton

Married: (2nd) Catherine REED

Children:
Hannah: m. William Pluett
Meredith
Alfred
Curtis
Sarah: b. 1812 m. Johnston Sharp
Rebeccah
Carlton

Directions: From Bloomington, Indiana take State Highway 46 northwest to Ellettsville, Indiana. The cemetery is located on a small embankment just northwest of Edgewood Junior and Senior High School.


Cemetery Sign


Presbyterian Cemetery on the Westside of Ellettsville, in Richland Township, Monroe County, Indiana


Data collected by Mrs Clarence Forsythe of Indianapolis, Indiana

Directions and photos courtesy of Edward Hitchcock, member of the Daniel Guthrie Chapter SAR in Bedford, Indiana. Ed is also the South Central District Director

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