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ABIGAIL THE WIFE OF THE REV. JOSEPH PARK
WHO DIED OCT. I9TH, I772, IN THE 68tH YEAR
OF AGE. A FAITHFUL WIFE, A TENDER MOTHER,
A KIND NEIGHBOR, A COMPASSIONATE AND
STEADFAST FRIEND, AND AN EXCELLENT
CHRISTIAN.

These stones were in a good state of preservation in 191 8.

Joseph Park's will is now in the possession of the Westerly,
R. I., Historical Society. It was formerly owned by Hannah
Anne Parke^, born April 24^^ 1804, died June 26*^, 1888 (great-
granddaughter), wife of Samuel Putnam Avery^ and was presented
to the Society by one of her sons.



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BENJAMIN PARKS

ENJAMIN PARKS, second son of Joseph Park^ and Abigail
(Greene) Park, was born in Westerly, R. I., November i'*,



Westerly, born June i^*, 1739, daughter of James Stanton York
and Jemima (Shaw) York. He died June 17*^ 1775. She died
December, 1800.

CHILDREN

I Mary^ born September 8*^ 1758, in Westerly. Died at Parkevale,
Pa.

II Jonathan Greene^ born March 5*^ 1760, in Westerly. Died
March 25*^ 1761.

III Joseph^ born November 13*^, 1763, in Charlestown, R. I.

IV Benjamin^ born September 16*^, 1765, in Charlestown, R. I.
Married, 1800, Susanna Maria Keens, of New York, born December 2°"^,
1776. He died August S*'^, 1807. She died February 17*^, 1807. They
had two children. See forward.

V Thomas^ born September i^*, 1767, in Charlestown. Married,
December 4*^ 1800, Eunice Champlin, of Newport, R. I., born September
I8*^ 1768. He died November 16*^, 1842. She died November I9*^
1857. They had eight children.

VI John®, born August zg**", 1769, was lost at sea.

VII Hannah Stanton^ born July 12*^, 1771, in Charlestown. Died
183 1, Harrisburg, Pa.

VIII Henry^ born September 12*'', 1774, in Charlestown. Died 1830.

IX Susan«.

Benjamin Park^ was born in Westerly, R. I., November i"*,
1735, and with his twin brother Joseph, Jr., and Thomas, is given
the credit, by various writers, of having fought at Crown Point,
N. Y., 1756 and at Fort William Henry, Lake George, N. Y., 1758,
also with having participated at the battle of Bunker Hill, June
jyth^ 1775, "where he was killed," although apparently there are
(aside from the letter written by his wife, Mrs. Hannah Stanton
York Park, dated Charlestown, R. I., April 20*^ 1782, almost
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Online LibrarySamuel Putnam AveryThe Avery, Fairchild & Park families of Massachusetts, Connecticut & Rhode Island, with a short narration of facts concerning Mr. Richard Warren, Mayflower passenger, and his family connections with T → online text (page 9 of 12)