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Mary Gizeal Parke

Mary Gizeal Parke[1, 2]

Female 1755 - 1845  (89 years)

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  • Name Mary Gizeal Parke 
    Born 23 Feb 1755 
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Feb 1845  Randolph County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Grays Chapel Cemetery Grays Chapel, Randolph County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23670  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2022 

    Family Lt. Col. Jeduthan Harper,   b. 15 Nov 1736,   d. Nov 1819, Randolph County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married
    • The children born to Jeduthun and Gizeal Park Harper were Mary (1777-1817), Elizabeth (1782-1821), Letitia (1785-1835), Jesse (1784-1851), Sarah (1789-1858), Absalom Tatum, and
      two other sons who died in infancy.
    Children 
    +1. Letitia Harper,   b. 27 Feb 1785, Guilford Co., N. Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1835, Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Elizabeth Harper,   b. 1782, Randolph Co., N. Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1821, Randolph Co., N. Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F8997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/17714276/mary-gizeal-harper.
      Mary Gazeal/Gizeal Parke, second wife of Col. Jeduthan Harper, and mother of eight children: Mary Harper (1777-1817, m. Dr. William Teas), Elizabeth Harper (1782-1821, m. John Allen), Letitia Harper (1785-1835, m. Robert Lindsay, Jr., 2nd m. Henry Humphreys.

    2. [S275] Lyman Chalkley, Lyman Chalkley.
      Careful research does not reveal the parents of Gizeal Park. Many of the residents of early N. Carolina made the journey from Augusta Co., Virginia, along the Catawaba River. George Park is found in Augusta [the only listing in Augusta] He is Possibly her father.

    3. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/17714276/mary-gizeal-harper.
      Mary Gizeal Parke Harper
      Birth 23 Feb 1755
      Death 21 Feb 1845 (aged 89)
      Burial
      Grays Chapel Cemetery
      Grays Chapel, Randolph County, North Carolina

      Spouse
      Jeduthun Harper, 1736?1819
      Children

      Elizabeth Harper Allen, 1752?1821
      Letitia Harper Lindsay Humphreys, 1785?1835
      Jesse Harper, 1787?1851
      Sarah H. Gray, 1789?1858
      Samuel Parke Harper, 1795?1798
      Jeduthun Washington Harper, 1799?1801



    4. [S100] Internet Source, https://www.carolana.com/NC/Revolution/patriot_leaders_nc_jeduthan_harper.html.
      The American Revolution in North Carolina

      Jeduthan Harper

      Lt. Colonel in the Chatham County Regiment of Militia - 1775-1781
      Colonel in the Chatham County Regiment of Militia - 1781-1783

      On 9/9/1775, Jeduthan Harper was commissioned as a Lt. Colonel under Col. Ambrose Ramsey in the Chatham County Regiment of Militia, both of whom were at the battle of Moore's Creek Bridge on 2/27/1776.

      During the 3Q of 1781, Jeduthan Harper was commissioned as a full Colonel, alongside Col. Ambrose Ramsey (who was a POW), in the Chatham County Regiment of Militia, upon the death of Lt. Colonel/Colonel John Luttrell on 9/13/1781 at the battle of Lindley's Mill. He retained this position until the end of the war (assumed, records incomplete).

      There are hints that Lt. Colonel/Colonel Jeduthan Harper was also captured and paroled during 1781, but this Author cannot locate the details of when and where, etc.

      Jeduthan Harper was born on 11/15/1736 in Virginia. On 11/1/1775, he married Gizael Parkes in Orange County, NC, and they had seven (7) known children. Jeduthan Harper moved his family to Randolph County during 1781 (some records indicate it was in 1780). He died in November of 1819.