Jonas Parke was born bet. 1744- 1748in Alexandria Township, Hunterdon Co., NJ, and died in Hunterdon Co., NJ. He married Phoebe Price abt. 1769 in NJ, daughter of Nathan Price. She was born abt. 1750.Jonas Parke probably son of Jonah Parke of Alexandria Township, Hunterdon County, NJ. The tax list of 1778-97 shows both Jr. & Sr., Parkes eligible for the Militia (18-45) age group, born between 1735-62.Information came from thenew book "Descendants of Roger Parke," compiled by Cecilia B. Parke page 61.This book can be purchased from Celcilia Parke 7162 Cambridge St. Spring Hill, Fl. 34606 for $45.00.
Bob Parke Phoebe Price, a Quaker, was dismissed from the Quaker faith at Quakertown, for marrying "out of meeting." In a letter written by Mrs. Harry S. Hunt, Feb. 2, 1928, she states that she was researching her Jonas Parke.She names their children: 1 Sarah married. Carey, buried in the Quaker Cemetery, Quarkertown, NJ. 2. Roger born May 27, 1775, died March 15, 1865. And 3. Deborah born March 24, 1778, married --who was a Great grandmotherto Mrs. Hunt. Children of Jonas Parke and Phoebe Price are: Jonas Jr. Parke, b. abt 1770 Mary Parke, b. 1771, Sarah Parke, b. abt. 1773; m Unknown Carey, Roger Parke, b. May 27, 1775, Hunterdon Co,NJ; d. March 15, 1865. Deborah Parke, b. March 24, 1778; m. unknown Hunt. Phoebe Parke., b. January 9, 1795, Hunterdon Co., NJ; died October 6, 1856, Guernsey Co., Ohio.