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Jonathan PARKER

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  • Name Jonathan PARKER 
    Born 1750S 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 29 May 1783  [Staten Island, Richmond, NY] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Petition of Samuel Ward
    Immigration 4 Oct 1783  Mary: New York to Saint John Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence May 1784  Saint John, Saint John, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Bell Victualing Lists
    Residence June 1784  Saint John, Saint John, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Bell Victualing Lists
    Residence 10 Jul 1784  Belle Vue, Beaver Harbour, Pennfield, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • http://carensecord.ca/locations/NewBrunswick/Lists/BeaverHarbourGroupSorted.html
      From Library and Archives Canada, Ward Chipman Papers, Muster Master General's Office - Loyalists Musters, 1776-1785
      (M.G. 23, D 1, Series I, Volume 24, pages 168-171) Microfilm C-9818
      The list below has been sorted in alphabetical order by surname, in order to isolate possible family groups.
      Roll of Loyalists &ce settled at Belle Vue in Beaver Harbour 10th July 1784
      Men: Benjn Parker, John Parker, Jonathan Parker, Jonathan Parker Jun, Joseph Parker, Robt Parker, Samuel Parker
      Women: Anne Parker, Eliz Parker
      Children under 10: Ephraim Parker, Nathl Parker

      https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/loyalists/loyalists-ward-chipman/pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=2645&
      Item: Jonathan PARKER
      Digitized page of Ward Chipman, Muster Master?s Office for Image No.: e003636809
      Given Name(s): Jonathan
      Surname: PARKER
      Group/Regiment: Loyalist
      Type of Records: Muster roll
      Year: 1784
      Volume: 24
      Page(s): 169
      Record Title: Roll of Loyalists settled at BelleVue in Beaver Harbour. 10th July 1784.
      Microfilm Reel Number: C-9818
      Reference: MG 23 D1, Series 1
      Item Number: 2645
    Grant 11 Aug 1784  Carleton, Saint John, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name PARKER, Jonathan
      Volume NS-A
      Page 18
      Grant number 66
      Place Conway, Carleton
      County Sunbury
      Date 1785-01-03
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 10
      Microfilm F16301
      Comment Re-registered NS Grant of 1784/08/11
      Other names on this grant (111)
    Grant 14 Aug 1784  Parr Town, Saint John, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name PACKER, Jonathan
      Volume NS-A
      Page 39
      Grant number 70
      Place Parr Town
      County Sunbury
      Date 1785-01-02
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 0
      Microfilm F16301
      Comment Re-registered NS Grant of 1784/08/14
      Other names on this grant (1145)

      Lot 285. Now in the block north and east of Pitt Street and Elliott Row
    Petition 19 Feb 1785  for Schoodic Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Grant 20 May 1785  Carleton, Saint John, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name PARKER, Jonathan
      Volume A
      Page 5
      Grant number 3
      Place Carleton Township
      County --
      Date 1785-05-20
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 0
      Microfilm F16302
      Comment 1.19 Acres Each
      Other names on this grant (325)

      Lot 102 Carleton. In the block now north of Watson Street and King Street.

      Foot-prints, or, Incidents in early history of New Brunswick
      by Lawrence, Joseph Wilson, 1818-1892
      Publication date 1883
      p 6
      Grantees of Parr Town
      Jonathan Parker 285
      Timothy Parker 706
      William Parker 676
      p10
      Grantees of Carleton
      Jonathan Parker 102
    Petition 28 Jul 1785  for land on Grand Bay, Westfield, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 28 Jul 1785  Saint John, Saint John, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Grant 1 Feb 1786  Long Reach River, Kings, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 13 Aug 1796  Saint John, Saint John, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 9 Sep 1796  [Kings, NB] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Kings County Registry Books
      Volume E1 Page 123
      [126/367]
      No 678
      9 September 1796
      Jonathan Parker Saint John and wife Polly
      Benjamin M Wolsey Saint John
      7 pounds
      land west side of Grand Bay, parish of Westfield, Kings opposite Brandy Point
      200 acres fronting on the Grand Bay or River Saint John
      granted to Jonathan Parker
      Jonathan Parker
      Mary Parker
      Wit: Edward Beatteay, George Gardner
    Petition 28 Jun 1798  for land on Ward's Creek Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)
      Name PARKER, JONATHAN
      Year 1798
      County Kings
      Microfilm F1040
      7 other Petitioner(s) were on this Petition
      BELDING, JASPER
      BROWN, GEORGE
      HOFMAN, CONRAD
      ORANGE, JOSEPH
      PRICE, EDWARD
      PRICE, WILLIAM
      WADDINGTON, BURROWS

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/78954?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land petitions, 1783-1857
      Authors: New Brunswick. Crown Land Office
      1796 Leonard, George Jr. - 1798 Raymond, Samuel
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1288462
      8191399
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008191399?cat=78954
      [815/829]
      The Petition of Sundry Inhabitants residing in Sussex Vale and its Vicinity
      ...have made considerable improvements on Wards Creek upon the rear of lots laid out in Sussex Vale
      ...to grant the land
      8 October 1798

      ...
      [Page. Separate Petition. Similar.]
      28 June 1798

      [Plan]
    Residence 8 Oct 1798  near Sussex Vale, Kings, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Grant 12 Dec 1809  Sussex, Kings, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 31 Aug 1819 
    Wheelwright 
    Residence 31 Aug 1819  Sussex, Kings, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Kings County Registry Books
      Volume O1 Page 230
      [234/467]
      No 3159
      Jonathan Parker r Sussex, Kings and wife Mary wheelwright
      Kenophen Cougle Sussex, Kings
      50 pounds
      land in Sussex
      part of Lot 5 [described]
      31 August 1819
      J Parker
      Mary Parker
      Wit: Joseph R Leggett, James Carson
    Residence 20 Mar 1820  Sussex, Kings, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Saint John County Registry Books
      Volume U1 Page 235
      [238/457]
      No 383
      Jonathan Parker r Sussex, Kings and wife Mary
      Tertulles Theall City of Saint John
      5 pounds
      land in Lancaster, Saint John
      Lot 37 being a fishing lot containing 19 1/2' upon the Harbour of Saint John
      running back to the Mahogany Road
      part of a 10 acre lot granted to me with 112 others
      20 March 1820
      Jonathan Parker
      Mary Parker
      Wit: H Leonard, Hugh Dryal
    Occupation 13 Feb 1821 
    Wheelwright 
    Residence 13 Feb 1821  Sussex, Kings, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Kings County Registry Books
      Volume P1 Page 317
      [322/553]
      No 3511
      Jonathan Parker wheelwright Sussex, Kings and wife Mary
      Thomas Oliver Arnold Sussex, Kings
      15 pounds
      part of Lot 5 up Ward's Brook [described]
      13 February 1821
      Jonathan Parker
      Mary Parker
      Wit: Thomas Leonard, Lewis Fairweather, John E Vail, William Fairweather
    Residence 30 Jan 1823  Sussex, Kings, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Kings County Registry Books
      Volume Q1 Page 194
      No 3777
      [197/561]
      Jonathan Parker farmer Sussex, Kings and wife Mary
      Thomas Arnold Oliver
      85 pounds
      land in Sussex in a grant to Revd Oliver Arnold and others
      part of lot 5 [described]
      30 January 1823
      Jonathan Parker
      Mary Parker
      Wit: Charlotte Arnold [Charlotte Wiggins m Oliver Arnold], Mary A Barbarie [Mary Arnold m John Barberi d Oliver Arnold m Charlotte Wiggins]
    Died Aft 1823 
    Person ID I54868  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2019 

    Father Campobello PARKER 
    Family ID F18213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary 
    Children 
     1. Child PARKER,   b. [1773-1783]
     2. Child PARKER,   b. [1773-1783]
     3. Child PARKER,   b. [1773-1783]
     4. Mary PARKER
     5. James PARKER,   b. [1793], NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1871?
    Family ID F17242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Loyalist Jonathan Parkers in 18th Century New Brunswick
    Loyalist Jonathan Parkers in 18th Century New Brunswick

  • Notes 
    • The Case for One Jonathan Parker

      The occurance of two Jonathan Parkers at Belle Vue in 1784, one called junior, as well as the fact that no other records suggest more than one Jonathan Parker in Charlotte County, has led some to conclude that Senior was an old man who died soon after his arrival in New Brunswick. Furthermore, it has been suggested that he is the the progenitor of all the Campobello Parkers. In fact, no records point to Jonathan's age, or relationship to other Parkers on Campobello. I propose that there was one Jonathan Parker. He traveled with his family on the Mary, arriving in Saint John in 1783. He was granted land and lived there until about 1796. At that time he moved to Sussex, Kings. I believe that he made a petition in 1785 for land in the Schoodic, perhaps to be closer to his relatives on Campobello. His appearance on the 1784 list at Belle Vue may have captured his arrival in the area to secure land. We do know that his petition for Schoodic land was not granted, and he remained in Saint John for many more years.
    • I'm not sold on the fact that Jonathan Parker m Mary Patterson 1782 on Staten Island. It may be the right couple. But if he is the same Jonathan Parker victualled in Saint John, all the children might not be Mary Patterson's.

      Titus Parker lived in Westfield m Mary Perkins
      Some have m Elizabeth Manning Barber
      Some have s Benjamin b 1692

      Early NB Probate: Nil
      Johnson's Vitals: See below
      Petitions: July 1785 and October 1798 petitions appear to be the same signature.
      British Military Index Archives of Canada: Capt Jonathan Parker, which is probably not him.
      Kings County Registry Books -1880: Extracted
      York County Registry Books: Nil
      Charlotte County Probate: Nil
      Early NB Probate: Nil
      NB Probate Index Charlotte, Kings, Queens, Sundbury, Saint John York counties: Checked at LDS. Nil
      Eastport Sentinel: Checked -c1830
      Loyalist Claims: Nil
      Sabine: Nil
      Monmouth, NJ Grantors and Grantees - 1856: Nil
      Dutch Reformed Church, Freehold and Middletown, Monmouth, NJ: Nil
      Return 1784: John Parker, Jonathan Parker, Jonathan Parker Jr
      Rogues of Quoddy: Nil
      Washington County Marriages: Nil
      Washington County Probate: Checked
      Washington County Registry Books -1829: Nil
      Martha Barto: Nothing further. Several inconsistencies.
      NB Probate Index Charlotte, Kings, Queens, Sundbury, Saint John York counties: Checked at LDS. Nil
      Staten Island Land Records: Nil
      St Andrews Assessment 1822: Neville [L] Joseph Parker [L] Edward Parker [L] Mrs Susan Parker [L]
      Saint Patrick Assessment 1822: Nil
      St Stephen Assessment 1822: Nil
      West Isles Assessment 1831: James E Parker, John Parker, John R Parker, George Parker, Benjamin Parker
      St George Assessment 1831: Nil

      Evidence for Children
      3 upon arrival
      Mary: Baptism
      James: See First Families Friars

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/340910?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Damages in New Jersey by the British and Americans, 1776-1782
      Format: Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
      https://wwwnet-dos.state.nj.us/DOS_ArchivesDBPortal/RevWarDamages.aspx
      Nil

      Grants:
      1785 Conway, Carleton, Saint John 10 acres: Jonathan Parker
      1785 Carleton, Saint John 1.19 acres: Jonathan Parker
      1785 Nashwaak River, York: John Parker
      1785 Passamaquoddy, St Stephen: John Lydens Parker
      1786 Long Reach River, Saint John: Jonathan Parker
      1788 Queensbury, York: John Parker
      1809 Sussex, Kings: Jonathan Parker
    • Petition Samuel Ward 1783

      https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/loyalists/loyalists-british-soldiers-1722-1784/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=41304&

      Carleton Papers - Loyalists and British Soldiers, 1772-1784
      Item: Jonathan PARKER (41304)
      Given Names(s): Jonathan
      Surname: PARKER
      Gender: Male
      Type of Document: Petition
      Date (yyyy/mm/dd): 1783-05-29
      ditional Information: REFUGEE, POSSIBLY FROM NJ
      Place where the Document was Created: Staten Island, New York
      Document Page Number: 7820
      Fonds:British Headquarters Papers (Carleton Papers or American Manuscripts)
      Microfilm: M-362
      Reference: MG23 B1
      Item Number: 41304

      To the Honourable General Bruce commanding? upon Staten Island, the Complaint & Petition of Samuel Ward of said Island
      Humbly sheweth
      That about three Months ago the Complainer bought a Horse at a public Auction or Vendue of Household goods Farming Utensils, Horses, horned Cattle &c, all supposed & allowed to be the lawful Property of John Ford, a Refugee from New Jersey, which Horse so bought, the Complainer did use as his own lawful Property, till about Six Week ago, when a certain Jonathan Jacqueiz from Rhaway, in New Jersey, came to the Complainers House, and finding the Complainer standing by his Stable, ask'd him some Questions concerning a Horse, which he said had been stole from him the said Jacqueiz, above a year and a half ago - Upon viewing the Complainers Horses, he said, the Horse which he the Complainer had bought at the Auction or Vendue before mentioned, had been his Property about two years before, and that he, the said Jonathan Jacqueiz, must still have him - The Complainer reply'd, That he must first prove his Property by good Witnesses; and then, supposing the Horse had been taken as lawful Booty during the War, if a general Exchange of such plundered Horses should take Place, upon both Sides, he should have his Horse in that Way, and not otherwise, unless he could take him by Violence, which it appears he intended to do for the Petitioner soon after going from home upon his lawful Business, the said Jonathan Jacqueiz, with five men more, all arm'd with Bludgeons or Clubs, returned in about three Hours (the same Day) and having secured the Horse with a Bridle which the said Jacqueiz had in his Pocket for the Purpose, did forcibly take him away from the Complainer's Field, threatning & bidding Defiance to the Complainer's Servant or hired Man, who was then present and plowing in the Field - which hired Servant, with the Complainers Son, remonstrated against such proceedings, and their taking the Horse by open violence in that audacious Manner - but all to no Purpose for owing to their superior Numbers, and arm'd as before said, the Horse was brought off in a kind of lawful Triumph, in the Sight also of two other spectators - Upon the Complainer's enquiring at John Ford, before mentioned, how he came by the Horse he affirm'd that he had bought him of one Jonathan Parker a Refugee, who said that the Horse in Question, had pass'd thro several hands, having had sundry Masters since he was taken from the Jersies - And that he had been first brought from thence by Capt Robins, a Partizan of Staten Island, who not only had a Commission in Order to distress the Enemys Country, as they incessantly endeavour'd to plunder ours and that the said Horse, so taken from New Jersey, was by a proper Tryal deem'd a lawful Prize & legally condemn'd accordingly; so that the Complainer might in the strictest sense justly esteem him his Lawful Right & property; consequently the taking him away an open Insult and Robbery

      May it therefore please your Honour, if the said Horse shall be found upon Examination to belong to the Petitioner, to take such Measures, as he pray recover him again, or the Money paid for him at Vendue, which was twenty one Pounds fifteen shills New York Currency, and your Petitioner shall ever pray

      Samuel Ward
      Staten Island
      29th May 1783

      [Chain of ownership: Jonathan Jacqueiz r Rahway, Union, NJ - Capt (Robert?) Robbins - Several hands - Jonathan Parker - John Ford - Auction - Samuel Ward - Stolen by Jonathan Jacqueiz]

      * * *
      Jonathan Jacques b 1745 Middlesex, Middlesex, NJ d 4 April 1804 Rahway or NYC m c 1770 Mary Lee
      John Ford b 1746 Woodbridge, Middlesex, NJ m 1768 d 1823 Hampton, Kings, NB m Alcha Prall s Samuel Ford m Rachel Cawood
      Is Capt Robins the Robert Robins in the Benjamin Parker petition?
      ?Robert Robins m Ann Mersereau b Allentown, Monmouth 1758 r Staten Island after the War
      Samuel Ward 1745-1799 m Hannah Johnson s Theophilus Ward m Elizabeth Johnson, brother Joseph r Newark and Caleb r Staten Island

      * * *
      FORD

      British Military: Nil Capt
      ECW: New Jersey Volunteers

      Sabine Volume 1 Page 431
      John Ford. Of New Jersey. Compelled to leave his residence to avoid the whigs who molested him, he fled to the Royal forces on Staten Island, where he remained some years. In 1783 Sir Guy Carleton commissioned him to take charge of a company of Loyalists, who were emigrating from New York to Nova Scotia He settled at St John, New Brunswick and received the grant of a city lot; but removed to Hampton, and became one of the best farmers in that Colony. He died at Hampton in 1823, aged 77.

      First Families
      FORD: John Ford b. 26 Mar 1746 in NJ, d. 23 Feb 1823, s/o John Ford or of Samuel Ford and Rachel Cawood: m. 1768 at Bridgewood, NJ, Alcha Prall b. 16 Sep 1746 at Port Richmond, Staten Island of Welsh descent, died 10 Jun 1836, d/o Isaac Prall and Maria DuBois: they came from near Perth-Amboy, NJ to NB in 1783 as Loyalists: settled on Hammond River, Hampton Parish, Kings County:

      Children:
      1) Rachel Ford b. 15 Dec 1769 Woodbridge, NJ, died 1 Apr 1856, m. 1 Aug 1786 George Webb Price b. 1 Jul 1761, d. 17 Feb 1845: settled in Havelock Parish, Kings County and had nine sons and five daughters:
      2) Mary Ford b. 29 Nov 1771 at Woodbridge, NJ, d. 7 Nov 1867, m. 22 Nov 1791 William Munger b. 1 Aug 1767 in NJ, d. 29 Jun 1859: they settled in Hampton Parish:
      3) Isabella Ford b. 2 Oct 1773 at Woodbridge, NJ, died 9 Jul 1858, married William McCready b. c1771, d. 24 Aug 1858 in Kings County:
      4) Catherine Ford b. 23 Aug 1775 Woodbridge, NJ, buried 24 Sep 1867, m. 1799 Andrew Sherwood b. Apr 1772, d. 1 Mar 1857, s/o Andrew Sherwood and Martha Curry:
      5) Phoebe Ford b. 28 Mar 1778 on Staten Island, d. unmarried 27 Aug 1828:
      6) Sarah Ford b. 1 Feb 1780 at Staten Island, d. unmarried 20 Oct 1829:
      7) John Ford born 26 Mar 1782 on Staten Island, d. young:
      8) John Prall Ford b. 1 Aug 1789, died 2 Aug 1869, m. 12 Mar 1828 Phoebe Townshend b. c1795, d. after 1871:
      9) Allida Ford b. 19 May 1792 in NB, d. 17 Jan 1862, m. 14 Apr 1829 John Palmer b. c1798, d. 1877.

      Sources: MC1/DeMill, 90 pages: contains John DeMill, Loyalist: his ancestry and descendants by Muriel DeMill Raymond, pages 16 and 74: John Ford was captain in the New Jersey Volunteers: see also MC1156 Graves Papers: John Prall Ford, 2 pgs: see MC80/573 M. Frederick Amos et. al., The descendants of Edmund and Jane (Webb) Price, page 11: see MC80/1790 Ken Kanner?s Early families revisited, page 107 which states that John Ford Sr. was the son of Samuel Ford and Rachel Cawood: see MC80/2354 Saint John Branch, NBGS: Arrivals 99: our first families in New Brunswick, page 96.

      Petitions:
      Samuel Bliss 1786 [357/842]
      [364/] John Ford an Itinerant: He went Hunting on St Johns River this fall in Company with Another, they were lost for a Month and came Out on the Maguguadavick...Saint John 10 March 1787

      John Ford 1786 [836/842] i October 1783.
      * * *
      WARD

      https://www.silive.com/news/2015/05/where_is_wards_point.html
      Where is Ward's Point?
      Updated on May 7, 2015 at 4:16 PM Posted on May 5, 2015 at 2:00 PM
      LFS Ward's Point
      The remains of a dock from oystering days at Ward's Point. (Clay Wollney)
      By Clay Wollney

      STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- To get to Ward's Point, you have to go about as far south as possible -- without leaving the borders of New York state.

      Located at the southernmost tip of Staten Island, Ward's Point is part of Conference House Park. There is even a "South Pole" standing near Ward's Point to mark it as the southernmost site in the state.

      In pre-colonial times Ward's Point and the area that is now Conference House Park were favorite spots of the native Lenape people. The convergence of the Raritan and Arthur Kill rivers as they empty into the shallow opening of Raritan Bay creates an inviting habitat for oysters and clams. The Lenape took full advantage of these mollusks as a food source and built temporary villages near the shore during the summer and fall.

      Farther inland, deer, turkey, heath hen and other game animals provided sources of meat.

      In 1676, Christopher Billopp, a British naval captain, was granted 932 acres of land at the site, which became Bentley Manor. The property increased to 1,600 acres by 1687. The two-story house that Billopp built for his family on the property was given the title of Conference House in 1776, when his great-grandson, also named Christopher Billopp, hosted the only attempt at a peace conference after the Continental Army's defeat in the Battle of Long Island.

      The peace effort failed, and Billopp, a faithful British loyalist, sold off parcels of his property before the Revolutionary War's end. Samuel Ward, a local farmer, bought the house and 373 acres, and the Ward family continued to live in the house until 1835, giving the tip of the island the family name.

      Over the years, ownership passed through various hands. The remains of docks along the shore attest to the once-vibrant oyster and clam industry that dominated the south shore of the island.

      In the 1930s, the area was part of a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project that constructed gravel roadbeds and sidewalks in preparation for residential development. The project ended in 1940, but further development never happened. The woodlands returned to the wild, until the Parks Department renovated and upgraded the park from 2002 to 2004.

      Today Ward's Point is once again a natural area, though evidence of the human side of its history can be found here and there. Its sandy dunes are covered with dune grasses and seaside goldenrod. Walking off the trails here should be avoided, because the loose sand makes damage to plant life inevitable.

      In the fall, burr grass, with its spiky seeds, is almost unavoidable. Removing the seeds from socks and pants legs is painful.

      Wildlife here changes with the seasons. Migratory birds wander northward in the spring, and horseshoe crabs come to the shore to mate in May and June at the full and new moons. During low tide, intertidal organisms, including mud snails, oyster drills, hermit crabs, killifish, and green crabs can be found.

      In the fall, monarch butterflies and migratory dragonflies congregate on Ward's Point in large numbers before they cross the bay, as do birds. The New York Audubon Society's website refers to the area as a "little Cape May," since Ward's Point is a natural bottleneck for songbirds wary of crossing the bay on their migration.

      Waterfowl have no such restrictions and many stop in the bay as they go south.

      On Saturday, May 16, I will be leading a walk to Ward's Point from 2 to 4 p.m. The walk begins at the parking lot by the Conference House Visitors Center and will proceed along Burial Ridge to Wards Point. Along the way we will have the opportunity to observe the local wildlife and evidence of human habitation over the centuries. Dr. Ginny Mantello, Director of Health and Wellness for the Office of the Borough President and Dr. Deeptha, an Infectious disease doctor will be convening the walk with a short discussion on Lyme's disease and other tick Bourne diseases. This is a part of the "Walk with the Doctor" initiative which is a collaborative effort between the office of the Borough President and the Richmond County Medical Society.

      * * *
      WARD

      English Origins of American Colonists
      New York Gleanings in England
      From the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record
      p 132
      Samuel Ward, late of Staten Island in State of New York in North America, but now of Parish of St Pancras, Middlesex. Will 22 April 1797 proved 2 May 1797. To beloved brother Joseph Ward of Essex County, in State of New Jersey in America, in Township of Newark 1/3 of estate. To my brother Caleb Ward of Staten Island in the County of Richmond and State of New Jersey, 1/3. Executor: friend Thomas Courtney, woolen draper and tailor of Finch Lane, Cornhill, London, in County of Middlesex. Witnesses: Thos Courtney, James McAtee, Castle, Kentish Town. Resealed 28 April 1797. Witnesses: James McAtee, John Lambert, Mary Jaffey, Ann Bull.

      The Conference or Billopp House : Staten Island, New York
      Appendix
      ...
      Samuel Ward purchased of Col Billopp before the end of the Revolution deed 1 May 1781 rec 10 August 1788 Volume E Page 132. Ward died prior to 1813.
      ....
      Caleb Ward, farmer and carpenter, inherited from his father Samuel Ward...Caleb Ward Sr died in 1835.


      The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volumes 35-36
      Volume 36 Page 25
      Samuel Ward late of Staten Island in State of New York in North America, but now of Parish of St Pancras, Middlesex. Will 22 April 1797, proved 2 May 1797. To beloved brother Joseph Ward of Essex County State of New Jersey in America, Township of Newark, 1/3 estate. To my brother Caleb Ward of Staten Island in the County of Richmond and State of New York, 1/3. To Joseph Moore of Hopewell in State of New Jersey, 1/3. Executor, friend Thomas Courtney, woolen draper and tailor of Finch Lane, Cornhill, London, County of Middlesex. Wit: Thomas Courtney, James McAtee, Castle, Kentish Town. Resealed 28 April 1797. Wit: James McAtee, John Lambert, Mary Jaffrey, Ann Bull.

      * * *
      ROBINS

      ECW: Robert Robbins Pennfield NJ? returned United States. Schuder Robbins NYLI wife 1 child
      Holmes: No additional than ECW
      Petitions PANB Robert Robins draws land and is in US 1786 when John Guyon petitions for the lot 145/
      British Military: Nil Captain
      American Loyalists to New Brunswick by David Bell: p 187 on the Camel with Parkers: Robt Robbins

      Robins' Company of Partisans 1780-1782 (?) Associators [Loyalist Institute website]

      https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/mass-digitized-archives/british-military-naval-records-index/Pages/british-military-naval-records-index.aspx
      Title: British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, C Series) - INDEX ONLY
      Richmond, Charles Duke of - Rogers, Edward J. 65 C-11854
      https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/mass-digitized-archives/british-military-naval-records-index/Pages/item.aspx?PageID=792907
      [1753/6322] Robbin begin
      [3399/6322] Robin begin

      QUAKER-LOYALIST SETTLERS IN NEW BRUNSWICK AND NOVA SCOTIA
      Arthur J. Mekeel
      Bulletin of Friends Historical Association
      Vol. 36, No. 1 (Spring 1947), pp. 26-38 (13 pages)
      Names of the People in religious profession with the People call'd Quakers in the Provinces of New Brunswick & Nova Scotia, taken by Joseph Moore and William Wilson, in the summer 1787.
      ...

      p 31
      A Return of the Company of Loyalists and Quakers, who embark for the River St John in Nova Scotia, for whom Samuel Fairlamb, John Ranken & George Brown are appointed Agent
      ...
      Robt Robins 1 man 1 total Wheelwright, Allen Town, Pennslvania
      ...
    • Petition 1785 for Schoodic

      Is this John Parker 54827?

      Major William Anstruther of the Royal Garrison Battalion [Bermuda] m Isabella McLeod d Scotland
      Lieut John Dunn b 1753 NY m Elizabeth [ECW: Jonathan Dunn Beaver Harbour]
      Joseph Garnett b Maryland Loyalist d 1800 [ECW: Nashwaak]
      Jonathan Hall b England r Georgia
      Tristram Hillman b England m Ann Lindopp r Temple, Canterbury, York, NB [ECW: Lieut RN Block6 (King's American Regiment)]
      William Mills to Miramichi? from Stamford? [ECW: 2NJV P1079 Block 2]
      James Pendlebury b NY?
      James Raines b PA

      Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)
      Name PARKER, JONATHON
      Year 1785
      County Charlotte
      Microfilm F1024
      See petition of ANSTRUTHER, WILLIAM
      9 other Petitioner(s) were on this Petition
      ANSTRUTHER, WILLIAM
      DUNN, JOSEPH
      GARNETT, JOSEPH
      HALL, JONATHON
      HILMAN, TRISTRIM
      INDIAN LANDS, ----- (**)
      MILLS, WILLIAM
      PENDELBERRY, JAMES [granted with Anstruther 1790]
      RAYNES, JAMES

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/78954?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land petitions, 1783-1857
      Authors: New Brunswick. Crown Land Office
      1783 Clements, Peter - 1785 Carey, Edward
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1288446
      8191392
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008191392?cat=78954
      [311/962]
      St Andrews 19th Febry 1785
      To His Excellency Governor Carleton etc etc etc
      The Memoriall of Major Wm Anstruther and others Associators with him, inclined to settled immediately on the River Scuduck, humbly petitioning Your Excellency in Councill, for a Grant of two hundred Acres for each being Heads of Families, and determined to improve the same in the Spring, of the Lands on the River Scuduck caled Indian Lands, from the bounds of One Libbies Farm, upwards to the Still Water, including an old Indian Camp Ground if not reserved and if there should not be sufficient for each of that Indian Lands 200 Acres on Oake Point being very contiguous to said Lands, and Your Excellencys Petitioners as in duty bound shall ever pray
      Signed in the name of the Assoian
      Wm Anstruther Major late Gan Batn

      Present Wm Anstruther reduced Major Rl Gn Bn
      - Jon [Jos?] Dunn reduced Lieut Do and hourly expected from N York being there in private ?
      Present Jas Pendleberrey recommended by Sir Chas Douglass and was Master Black Smith of the Navy Yard at N York
      Present Jas Raynes an Industrious Farmer and Mil Wright from Pensilvania and a Sufferer
      Present Jon Hall an English Man patronised by Govr Pownall and a Sufferer by the Rebellion, being settled in Georgia A Farmer and Grassier?
      Present Jonathon Parker Carpenter and Boate Builder and good Farmer
      Present Wm Mills a very excellent House Carpenter and Loyalist
      Present Tristram Hilman formerly an Officer of the Navy

      NB All have families, and Lieut Dunn is expected every hour with Mr Pagans Sloop Ct? Dowty
      Wm Anstruther Major
      late Gn Batn

      3d of March
      Memoriall of Major Wm Anstruther and Others
      19th Febry 1785
      Ask a Grant of 200 Acres for each of the Lands on the River Scuduck, called Indian Lands, from the Bounds of Libbies farm upwards to the Still Water, including an old Indian Camp Ground; and if there should not be sufficient for each of the Indian Lands, 200 Acres on Oak Point
      Referred
      Answered in Council
      29th March 1785


      [Page]
      ...
      Memorial of the NonCommissioned Officers & Privates of the 74th Regiment humbly sheweth


      [Page]
      Asks for land at Oak Point and Chamcook Island
    • Lot 37 Fishing lot on Saint John Harbour, Carleton

      Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name PARKER, Jonathan
      Volume NS-A
      Page 18
      Grant number 66
      Place Conway, Carleton
      County Sunbury
      Date 1785-01-03
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 10
      Microfilm F16301
      Comment Re-registered NS Grant of 1784/08/11
      Other names on this grant (111)

      https://novascotia.ca/archives/landpapers/archives.asp?ID=500&Doc=document
      Nova Scotia Land Papers 1765-1800
      Witmore, Timothy and others year: 1784 place: New Brunswick

      Names listed in the documents: Timothy Witmore, Matthew Hains, John Holland, William Tully, Samuel Clayten, William Young, Albert Ogden, Abraham Kesland, Andrew Glover, Joseph Lingley, Samuel Stretch, Rachel Ogden, Edward Duffell, John Witmore, William Welling, Nathaniel Osborne, Gideon Corey, Thomas Rumbold, Freeman Smith, Abner Hampton, James Place, Justus Seely, William Witmore, Thomas Witmore, Stephen Hoyt, John Ness, Walter Campbell, Michael Ambrose, George Hamilton, Nathaniel Dickenson, Jasper Ruggles, Adino Paddock, Thomas Yearsley, John Brundige, William Buckley, William Rodin, Jesse Lamereux, Burrews Davis, Lawrence Dowling, Luther Cutler, Lot Strange, John Ennis, Catherine McNeal, James Adams, Andrew Bowman, Michael Laffan, Richard Holland, Thomas Preston, Joseph Crowell, John Hutchinson, David Blair, John Cock Sr., Timothy F. Witmore, Moses Knapp, William Clark, Aneas Shaw, Acteon Jeffery, William Lacey, Reuben Myers, John Nicholas Blame, Joames Ram, Joseph Cooper, Benjamin Bennell, William Cox, James Munger, Robert Merritt, William Harris, William Crossing, Frederick Maybee, John Tayler, Godfrey Killerbock,

      Jonathan Parker,

      Robert Peel, John Tool, Thomas Hanford, David Oram, Anthony Reece, Daniel Lamoreux, Robert Gibbs, James Shanks, James Witmore, Humphry Peel, Alexander Drummond, Caleb Austin, Collin Campbell, Henry Redding, Philip Heustis, Joseph Stackhouse, Jeremiah Brundige, Edward Beatie Sr., Andrew Sherwood, Thomas Green, John Dunham, John Stackhouse, William Olive, Reuben Judd, John Warden, Nathan Frink, Joseph Shotwell, Archibald McNeal, Ann Bayer, David B. Witmore, Margaret Kearns, Donald McDonald, Joseph Burrell, John Challoner, Peter Welling, Anthony Egbert, Adam McColgan, George Lane, John Crafts, Edward Taylor

      Granted 10 acres each in the Township of Conway on the River St. John and the reserved lands in Carleton. 1120 acres in total.

      Saint John County Registry Books
      Volume U1 Page 235
      [238/457]
      No 383
      Jonathan Parker r Sussex, Kings and wife Mary
      Tertulles Theall City of Saint John
      5 pounds
      land in Lancaster, Saint John
      Lot 37 being a fishing lot containing 19 1/2' upon the Harbour of Saint John
      running back to the Mahogany Road
      part of a 10 acre lot granted to me with 112 others
      20 March 1820
      Jonathan Parker
      Mary Parker
      Wit: H Leonard, Hugh Dryal
    • Lot 285 Parr Town, Saint John

      Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name PACKER, Jonathan
      Volume NS-A
      Page 39
      Grant number 70
      Place Parr Town
      County Sunbury
      Date 1785-01-02
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 0
      Microfilm F16301
      Comment Re-registered NS Grant of 1784/08/14
      Other names on this grant (1145)

      Lot 285. Now in the block north and east of Pitt Street and Elliott Row

      I looked for disposal of the adjacent lot to see if the occupier of this lot was mentioned. No deeds were found.
    • Lot 102 Carleton, Saint John

      Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name PARKER, Jonathan
      Volume A
      Page 5
      Grant number 3
      Place Carleton Township
      County --
      Date 1785-05-20
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 0
      Microfilm F16302
      Comment 1.19 Acres Each
      Other names on this grant (325)

      Lot 102 Carleton. In the block now north of Watson Street and King Street.

      Foot-prints, or, Incidents in early history of New Brunswick
      by Lawrence, Joseph Wilson, 1818-1892
      Publication date 1883
      p 6
      Grantees of Parr Town
      Jonathan Parker 285
      Timothy Parker 706
      William Parker 676
      p10
      Grantees of Carleton
      Jonathan Parker 102

      I looked for disposal deeds for surrounding lot to see if they mentioned occupiers of Lot 102, but found none.

      Saint John County Registry Books
      Volume D1 Page 249
      [252/375]
      No 738
      Jonathan Parker City of Saint John and wife Mary
      Daniel Mason, Abraham Shotwell City of Saint John
      10 pounds
      Lot 102
      being 50' in the front and 100' in the rear Princess Street, west side of the River Saint John in the City of Saint John
      13 August 1796
      Jonathan Parker
      Mary Parker
      Wit: George Gardner, William Fanjoy
    • Lot 5 Grand Bay originally Granted to Jonathan Parker. Granted 1785. Sold out 1796. Completely divested by the time Thomas Keefe makes his petition in 1812. Near Land's End, Kings. Saint John River.

      Jonathan sold the lot in 1796, but appears to have been abandonded.

      Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)
      Name PARKER, JONATHAN
      Year 1785
      County Kings
      Microfilm F1028
      1 other Petitioner(s) were on this Petition
      GLOVER, ANDREW

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/78954?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land petitions, 1783-1857
      Authors: New Brunswick. Crown Land Office
      1785 McPherson, James - 1785 Smith, Josiah
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1288450
      8130846
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008130846?cat=78954
      [157/876]
      Jonathan Parker r City of Saint John
      that he is without lands, his family no support & humbly requets Lot 5 Mr Holland Survey on the Grand Bay opposite Brandy Point
      which was heretofore drawn & after given up by Andrew Glover
      28 July 1785
      Jonathan Parker

      To be registered for No 5 in the room of And Glover

      Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name PARKER, Johnathan
      Volume I
      Page 0
      Grant number 15
      Place Long Reach River
      County Saint John
      Date 1786-02-01
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 200
      Microfilm F16308
      Comment --
      Other names on this grant (57):

      Kings County Registry Books
      Volume E1 Page 123
      [126/367]
      No 678
      9 September 1796
      Jonathan Parker Saint John and wife Polly
      Benjamin M Wolsey Saint John
      7 pounds
      land west side of Grand Bay, parish of Westfield, Kings opposite Brandy Point
      200 acres fronting on the Grand Bay or River Saint John
      granted to Jonathan Parker
      Jonathan Parker
      Mary Parker
      Wit: Edward Beatteay, George Gardner

      Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)
      Name PARKER, JONATHAN
      Year 1812
      County Kings
      Microfilm F4175
      See petition of KEEF, THOMAS
      2 other Petitioner(s) were on this Petition
      KAUTZMAN, CATHERINE
      KEEF, THOMAS

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/78954?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land petitions, 1783-1857
      Authors: New Brunswick. Crown Land Office
      1811 Tebodo, Gregory - 1813 Haney, Ulus
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1288471
      8130840
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008130840?cat=78954
      [354/830]
      Thoms Keef, wife, 1 child
      ...Lot 5 Hawson's Survey on the East side of the Grant Bay nearly opposite Brand Point
      parish of Westfield
      ...
      Lot No 5 contains 200 acres and was granted to Jonathan Parker on the grant to Benj Runnel and others
      Lot C contains 100 ac and was included in the same grant to Catharine Kauzman

      Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)
      Name PARKER, JONATHAN
      Year 1822
      County Kings
      Microfilm F4192
      See petition of KEEFE, THOMAS
      4 other Petitioner(s) were on this Petition
      KAUTZMAN, CATHERINE
      KEEFE, THOMAS
      PURDY, OBADIAH
      WOLSEY, BENJAMIN

      https://nbgs.ca/upload/files/Generations/1996-2000/Vol%2018-4%20Iss%2070%20Winter%201996.pdf
      Generations, the journal of the New Brunswick Genealogical Society, Vol. 18, No. 4 (Issue 70), Winter 1996
      Some Descendants of James Keefe, Loyalist of Kennebecasis Island, N.B.
      by Tony LeBlanc, C.G.(C).
      p 22
      Thomas [Keefe] petitioned for land in 1812. He asked for lot number 5 on the east side of Grand Bay, opposite Brandy Point in Westfield parish, Kings Co., N.B. At that time he stated that he had been born in New Brunswick, was 27 years of age, married, and with one child. In a later petition, dated 5 August 1823, 12 Thomas stated that he had settled on lots 5 and 6 opposite Brandy Point; apparently the same lot no. 5 he applied for 11 years earlier. In this petition he asks for both lots 5 and 6, as well as an additional half-lot adjoining number 5 originally owned by Isaiah Parker, sold to Benjamin Darby(?), who left N.B. some 25 years ago. At this time (1823) Thomas
      stated he had a wife and six children, and was a native of New Brunswick, and had lived on these lots since the fall of 1813.13
    • Lot 5 Sussex, Kings

      Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name PARKER, Jonathan
      Volume E
      Page 1
      Grant number 516
      Place Sussex
      County Kings
      Date 1809-12-12
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 220
      Microfilm F16304
      Comment 39 Others
      Other names on this grant (39)

      Kings County Registry Books
      Volume O1 Page 230
      [234/467]
      No 3159
      Jonathan Parker r Sussex, Kings and wife Mary wheelwright
      Xenophen Cougle Sussex, Kings [m Mary Hayward s Joseph Cougle m Mary Barberie]
      50 pounds
      land in Sussex
      part of Lot 5 [described]
      31 August 1819
      J Parker
      Mary Parker
      Wit: Joseph R Leggett [m Mary Martin], James Carson

      Kings County Registry Books
      Volume P1 Page 317
      [322/553]
      No 3511
      Jonathan Parker wheelwright Sussex, Kings and wife Mary
      Thomas Oliver Arnold Sussex, Kings
      15 pounds
      part of Lot 5 up Ward's Brook [described]
      13 February 1821
      Jonathan Parker
      Mary Parker
      Wit: Thomas Leonard [b Ireland m Ann Goulding], Lewis Fairweather [m Charlotte Hallett], John E Vail [m Sarah Fowler], William Fairweather

      Kings County Registry Books
      Volume Q1 Page 194
      No 3777
      [197/561]
      Jonathan Parker farmer Sussex, Kings and wife Mary
      Thomas Arnold Oliver
      85 pounds
      land in Sussex in a grant to Revd Oliver Arnold and others
      part of lot 5 [described]
      30 January 1823
      Jonathan Parker
      Mary Parker
      Wit: Charlotte Arnold [Charlotte Wiggins m Oliver Arnold], Mary A Barbarie [Mary Arnold m John Barberi d Oliver Arnold m Charlotte Wiggins]
    • The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record
      Volume 39 1908
      Records of the United Brethren Congregation, Commonly called Moravian Church, Staten Island, NY
      (Continued from Volulme 39 Page 32 of The Record)
      ...
      Marriages By Rev H Gambold
      ...
      p 106
      [1778] September 15 Thomas Parker Eleanor Smith
      p 108
      [1782] March 22 Jonathan Parker Mary Paterson

      Jonathan Parker
      in the Staten Island, New York Church Records, 1749-1828
      Name: Jonathan Parker
      Spouse: Mary Paterson
      Marriage Date: 22 Mar 1782
      Ancestry.com. Staten Island, New York Church Records, 1749-1828 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
      Original data: Wright, Tobias Alexander, ed.. Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Port Richmond. New York, USA: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1909.

      Jonathan Parker
      New York Marriages, 1686-1980
      Name: Jonathan Parker
      Spouse's Name: Mary Paterson
      Event Date: 22 Mar 1782
      Event Place: United Brethern Congregation Or Moravian,Staten Island,Richmond,New York
      New York Marriages, 1686-1980
      Document Information:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number M51009-1
      System Origin New_York-ODM
      GS Film number 974.7 B2N V. 39-40
      Citing this Record
      "New York Marriages, 1686-1980," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VK1K-XQT : 10 February 2018), Jonathan Parker and Mary Paterson, 22 Mar 1782; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 974.7 B2N V. 39-40.
    • American Loyalists to New Brunswick: The Ship Passengers Lists
      David Bell
      Formac Publishing 2015 Halifax

      p 108
      Company #19: William Perrines
      Return of Loyalists Embarked on Board the Transport - for the Bay of Fundy
      Note: This is a list of persons who said that they would sail from New York in William Perrine's company, not necessarily those who did so.

      John Parker 1 man Farmer New Jersey recommended by William Perrine

      p 136
      Timothy Parker [details]

      p 147
      Company #45: John Ford
      "Return of Loyalists Enrolled in Capt John Fords Company actually embarked on Board the Transport Ship Mary - Robowatan mastr, bound for St Johns River in Nova Scotia" [4 October 1783]
      Jonathan Parker? 1 man 1 woman 3 children under 10 5 total "Recommended for Charity"

      p 186
      "Return of Loyalists called Anabaptists who humbly request to embark for the River St John Nova Scotia in the same Transport appointed to convey the company of Loyalists called Quakers" [29 August 1783]
      Note: This list is reliable in terms of those who sailed from New York to St John Harbour, although most passengers then sailed onward to Beaver Harbour/

      Elisha Parker 1 man 1 woman [no occupation given] Jersey Caleb Barret
      Benjamin Parker 1 man 1 woman 3 children over 10 2 children under 10 Farmer Jersey Wm Curless?
      John Parker 1 man Farmer Jersey Wm Curless?
      Samuel Parker 1 man Farmer Jersey Wm Curless?
      Jno Parker 1 man Farmer Jersey Wm Curless?

      p 187
      Quaker and Baptist "Loyalist & Refugees" victualled on board the Royal Navy ship Camel late August - late September 1783

      Adult Males: Elisha Parker, Benjn Parker, John Parker, Samuel Parker, Jonathn Parker, Robert Parks
      Adult Females: Jane Parker, Rachel Parker,
      Children 10+: Anna Parker, Richard Parker
      Children -10: Thomas Parker, Elizabeth Parker, Mary Parker, Ephraim Parker, Joseph Parker, Nathl Parker,

      p 190
      ...rations issued to Provincial soldiers and their dependants were accounted for on a different sort of record.

      p 241
      Victualing Civilian Loyalists at Saint John 1783-1784
      [Original documents at War Office and Treasury records at National Archives UK WO 60 Volume 33 T 1 Volume 609]
      Timothy Parker [details]
      Jonathan Parker Farmer Unit 45 Ship Mary family 1 man 1 woman 3 children under 10 Family May 1784 same Family June 1784 same

      [Other Parkers not on this list, suggesting they were soldiers.]
    • Loyalists to Canada: The 1783 Settlement of Quakers and Others at Passamaquoddy
      Theodore C Holmes
      Picton Press 1992

      Numerous mentions of Parkers throughout the book.
      p 11
      A company of more than 80 Baptist Loyalists arrived on the Camel with the Quakers. Heads of household for the Baptists were:
      ...
      Benjamin Parker of New Jersey
      John Parker of New Jersey
      Samuel Parker of New Jersey
      Jonathan Parker...of New Jersey
      ...Jonathan Parker...of New Jersey
      [p 10 Camel departed New York 23 August 1783 - 29 September 1783 to Beaver Harbour with 254 passengers: 104 men, 48 women, 30 children over 10, 46 children under 10, 26 servants.

      p 38
      Caleb Barrett...was a Lieutenant in the West Jersey Volunteers during the Revolutionary War. His name appears in a list of Loyalists in New York City during the war. Caleb Barrett was the leader of a company of Anabaptists mustered on board the Camel on 29 August 1783. The company consisted of...Benjamin Parker farmer from New Jersey, his wife 2 children over 10, 3 children under 10...John Parker farmer from New Jersey; Samuel Parker farmer from New Jersey; Jonathan Parker farmer from New Jersey...
      On 8 September 1785 in a communication to Governor Thomas Carleton...Benjamin Parker, Samuel Parker, Jonathan Parker...stated that they were "now of Campobello" were Loyalists who had arrived in the Province on September 15, 1783 and had not yet "drawn any land." They requested that their proportion be allotted them on Moose Island.

      p 93
      Joseph Parker/Parkes was a carpenter from Shrewsbury, New Jersey, and may have served in Emericks Chasseurs during the Revolutionary War. According to the Philadelphia Quaker Joseph Moore, who visited New Brunswick and Nova Scotia in 1786, Joseph Parker had been "concern'd in some military service. None were in [Quaker] membership." His wife Elizabeth, four children and he were passengers on the Camel, which arrived in Beaver Harbour in September 1783. Joseph Parker was named in the Beaver Harbour muster of 1784, and was a grantee in the town plot at Beaver Harbour Lot 29 10 acres. On 18 October 1779, a Joseph Parker of Upper Makefield, Buck County, signed an oath of allegiance to the State of Pennsylvania.

      Benjamin Parker, a Baptist from Cumberland County, New Jersey, served with DeLancey's 2nd Brigade during the Revolutionary War. He was a passenger on the Camel, and was named in the Beaver Harbour muster roll of 10 July 1784. He was one of the 12 Baptists who, on 8 September 1784, signed a memorial stating that he was "now of Campobello."...He said that he had a wife and 8 small children, and was distressed for money. [The petition was in 1785 and did not state any family]

      Robert Parkes/Parker, a mason from Chester County, PA, was a passenger on the Camel, and was named in the Beaver Harbour muster roll of 1784...

      Samuel, Jonathan and John Parker, also from New Jersey, were passengers on the Camel, and were named in the Beaver Harbour muster roll of 1784. Jonathan was a grantee of Saint John....[were all] among..."now of Campobello"

      Jonathan Parker's children were: John, Richard, Benjamin, Thomas, William, James

      William s Jonathan became a ship's captain and was lost at sea in Casco Bay, Maine, 21 December 1821.

      ...[Jonathan Parker dispute with David Owens of Campobello]

      p 219
      Appendix 2
      [Public Record Office, London ADM 36/9430; from a transcript made by Professor David Bell of the University of New Brunswick, which copy is located at the Harriet Irving Library, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB. Reproduced here with his permission.]

      A List of Loyalist Refugees consisting of James Reed (Pilot) wife & 2 children & 30 children above 10 - 2/3 Rations

      [The list indicates that the Reed family embraked on board ship 21 August 1783 and disembarked 18 September 1783 at Saint John. It also indicates that Anne Rankin (and presumably the other 29 children above 10 embarked 23 August 1783 and disembarked 29 September 1783.]

      [Children above 10]
      ...
      Anna Parker [d Benjamin]
      Richard Parker [s Benjamin]
      ...

      Children under 10 1/2 Rations
      ...
      Thomas Parker [s Benjamin]
      Elizabeth Parker [d Benjamin]
      Mary Parker [d Benjamin]
      ...
      Ephraim Parker [s Joseph]
      Joseph Parker [s Joseph]
      Nath Parker [s Joseph]
      ...

      p 223
      Entered 23 May 83 Discharged 29 Sept Passamaquoddy
      ...
      Elisha Parker
      ...
      Benj Parker
      John Parker
      Samuel Parker
      Jonthn Parker (1)
      ...
      Jonn Parker (2)
      ...
      Robt Robbins
      Robt Parks
      ...
      Joseph Parker
      ...
      Jane Parker [m Elisha]
      ...
      Rachel Parker [m Benjamin]
      ...
      Eliz Parker [m Joseph]
      ...
    • http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CC0QFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.queenscountyheritage.com%2FNewsletters%2F4-1-February1984.pdf&ei=vI5_VKjMI5GaigLkk4HIDw&usg=AFQjCNFNc9sYT1YTma5bH4mOe9CdR03AUQ&bvm=bv.80642063,d.cGE

      Queen's County Historical Society Newsletter
      Volume 4 #1
      February 1984

      Grand Lake Queen's County Aug 14 1790
      We the subscribers inhabitants of Queen's County in New Brunswick and Belonging to Capt David Brills Company of Militia observe with Great Satisfaction the Patriotic Exertions Now making by so many of our fellow subjects at this eventful moment by offering their Contributions in and of the national means for Prosecuting the Present War Actuated by an inviolable attachment to our most Gracious Sovereign and the British Constitution we Ernestly Desire to immitate as far as our Circumstances will enable us so lawdble an example and do Promise to Pay to our Captain on or before the first Day of November next ensuing the Date here of the Sum expressed against our Respective names to be by him Paid into the hands of our Colnel and transmitted to his Excellency the Duke of Portland one of his Majestys Principle Secret ry of state in such a mode as his Excellency the Lieutenant govenor of this Province may be Pleased to Direct

      Name of Subscriber
      Ephraim Seely
      ...
      Jonathan Park
      ...
      John Park
      [No Gidney or Olmstead]
    • https://nbgs.ca/upload/files/Generations/1991-1995/Vol%2014-1%20Iss%20051%20Mar%201992.pdf
      Generations March 1992
      Q2659. PARKER, Jonathan Jr., Loyalist, arrived Beaver Harbour, NB July 1784 - wife and children. Rec. land grants - Passamaquoddy Bay, NB. Removed to Campobello Island ca. 1792. Said to be from North River, NY. [Village of Johnsburg, Warren, NY upstate near Hudson River] Grandaughter? - Eliza (Elvira) m. Robert Rogerson, Deer Island, NB ca. 1843. Seek info on descs and would like to share info /Eunice M.Franks see Q2658
    • Daniel F Johnson's New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics
      Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 3 Number 19
      Date January 3 1824
      County Nova Scotia
      Place -
      Newspaper Acadian Recorder
      22 Dec. 1823, Fredericton (York Co.) Jonathan PARKER, 66 [1757]. Left widow, ten children.

      https://novascotia.ca/archives/newspapers/archives.asp?ID=1331&Page=201115305&Language=
      p 2
      Deaths
      At Fredericton (NB) on the 22d ultimo, Jonathan Payson, aged 66 years and 7 months, leaving a wife and ten childred to - with a numerous circle of relations and [friends] to lament his loss. He was a kind and - husband, an indulgent parent, [and a b]eloved father Mr P was born in Dorchester, near Boston, (Mass) in May 1757 and removed to Nova Scotia, at the age of 5 years, where he resided until the year 1818: thence he removed to this Province. He was an intelligent and useful member of society, and much respected in both Provinces. During his last illness, (which although short, was very severe) he manifested a continual desire to submit to the will of God, and his last moments evidence that he had found through the Redeemer, that peace, which sooths a bed of death, and he died in the hope of another and better world.