Name: Richard Parker
Birth: ABT 1700 in Henrico County, Virginia
Probate: 16 MAY 1782 Halifax County, Virginia
Will: 15 NOV 1781 Halifax County, Virginia
Death: BEF 16 MAY 1782 in Halifax County, Virginia
Migrated to Halifax County, Virginia.
******Henrico, Goochland, Lunenburg, Halifax County records*************
1729. Mar 5 Francis Wilkinson of St. Peters Parish, New Kent Co., to John Law of Henrico Co., for £8, all tract that Richard PARKER sold to said Wilkinson at haead of Turners Run,, next of Robert Morgan, William ADKINS and Lewis GINGINS, 100 acres. Wit: John Bacon, John PARKE, Nath'l Bacon. Signed: Francis (I) Wilkinson, Mary (W) Wilkinson. Recd 1st Mon. May 1729. Mary, wife of Francis , relq her dower right. [Henrico Co, VA Will & Deed Book 1725-1737, pg. 232]
1729. May Court. Warham Easly is appointed Surveyor of the Road from Richard PARKERs on Letalious Creek the best way down to the Manakin Town road ... [Goochland Co, VA Order Book, 1:99]
1730. Dec. 11 Nathaniel Maxe, 400 acs. (N.L.), Goochland Co., N. side of Appamattock Riv.; Adj. Phillip Thomas, on E. side of Old Licking Hole Br., parting Thomas & Richard Williamson, John Owens, Richard PARKER & Col. William Randolph's line. [Virginia Land Patent Book, 14:45]
1730. Sept. 28 Hutchinson Burton, 400 acs., (N.L.), Goochland Co., on N. side of Appamattox Riv., adj. Frederick Cox, John Owen & Richard PARKER. [Virginia Land Patent Book, 14:49]
1730/1. Will of John Burgaine ... son William, dau Judith Burgaine ... Dated 8 Jan. 1730 Wit: Richard PARKER, Myra (M) PARKER. Recd 10 Mar 1730/1. [Goochland Co, VA Deeds & Wills 1728-1734, pg. 234]
1731. Inventory of John Burganin, dec'd taken by William Moseley, Richard PARKER, Georg Stovall, presented by Elizabeth Burgainy and recd 15 Jun 1731. [Goochland Co, VA Deeds & Wills 1728-1734, pg. 262]
1731. Deed 17 Aug, John Owen to James Cocke, 2 tracts of land on north side of James River, parts of Henry Gill's patent of 1714 for 500 acres ... Wit: Wm Womack, Richard PARKER. Recd 17 Aug. 1731. Sarah wife of John relq. dower right. [Goochland Co, VA Deeds & Wills 1728-1734, pg. 274]
1732. Sept. 28 Henry Hatcher, 400 acs. (N.L.), Goochland Co., on N. side of Appomatock Riv., adj. Richard PARKER & Burgany's land, on br. of Deep Cr. [Virginia Land Patent Book, 14:463]
1734. Mar. 15 Appraisal of improvements on John Woodson's land at branch of Deep Creek, called Watsons Creek. Signed: Richard PARKER, Joseph Woodson, Anthony Hughes, Joell Chandler. Recd. 18 Mar. 1734.
[Goochland Co, VA Deed Book #2, 1734-1736, pg. 71]
1735. Deed 15 July. Robert Adams of Goochland Co., to William ADKINSON of same, for £20, 200 acres on north side of James River on a branch of Licking Hole Creek, being part of a survey taken up by Robert Adams, the other part acknowledged to Michael Holland, bounded by Thomas Sanders, Francis Coley, Robert Adams and Michael Holland. Wit: Thos. Sanders, Richard PARKER, Jno. Bowie. Recd. 15 July 1735.
[Goochland Co, VA Deed Book #2, 1734-1736, pg. 114]
Deed 18 Nov. 1735 Henry Cary of Henrico Co., Gent., from Richard PARKER of Goochland Co., planter, in consideration of one negro named Toney, 400 acres on south side of James River, bounded by Francis Epes
and Henry Hatcher. No witnesses. Signed: Richard PARKER. Recd. 20 Apr 1735. Judith, wife of Richard, relq. her dower right. [Goochland Co, VA Deed Book #2, 1734-1736, pg. 204]
Deed, Dec. 21, 1737, from Richard Parker and Judith his wife, of Goochland, conveying a tract in Deep Creek [Cumberland].
1746. Dec. 24 John PARKER to William BEAL 200 acres on both sides Stoney Ck. granted to PARKER by patent d. 25 Nov. 1743. Wit. William McNight, Solomon Organ, Nathaniel Chambers. R. 4 May 1747. 1746. Dec. 24 John PARKER to Solomon Organ 104 acres on both sides of Stoney Ck. being granted to John PARKER by patent 25 Nov. 1745. Wit: Willm. McNight, William Beal, Nathaniel Chambers. R. 4 May 1747.
[Lunenburg County Deed Book I:171, 174]
Halifax Co, VA deeds:
Lunenburg/ on the Ridge between the Branches of Difficult 21 Richard Parker VPB 23:1104 20 Aug 1745 145a
Brunswick/ on both sides of Medway River joining Birds Li 38 Edward Parker VPB 27:277 25 Jul 1749 450a
Miscellaneous Court Documents, 1763-1764 May Ct. 1763: "Edward PARKER, having been heretofore appointed a Constable for Halifax, this day came into Court and was sworn into said office."
Halifax Co, VA: will dated Nov. 15, 1781; probate May 16, 1782 Wit: Evan Ragland, Moses Blackwell, Richard Parker. Administer: Dau., Mary.
Halifax Co, VA: 1782 tax list: Parker, William 11/2; Parker, Frances 4/3; Parker, Benajah 8/0; Parker, Mary 2/1; Parker, Richard 12/0; Parker, William 5/3; Parker, Daniel 4/6; Parker, Edward 12/14
The 1782 Halifax County, Virginia Personal Property Tax List [tithes-negroes-horses-mules-cattle]: Parker, John 1-0-2-0-4; Parker, William 1-0-2-0-0; Parker, William 1-0-2-0-0; Parker, William 1-2-3-0-12; Parker, Francis 1-1-1-0-5; Parker, Dan'l 1-6-3-0-9; Parker, Benajah 1-0-2-0-11; Parker, Mary 0-1-2-0-10; Parker, Edward 1-14-18-0-30
1785 HALIFAX COUNTY VA HEADS OF FAMILIES [last name, first name, white souls, dwellings, other buildings]: List of Jas. Bates: Parker, Martha, 4, 0, 2; List of Nath'l Hunt: Parker, William, 6, 1, 2; Parker, Daniel, 5, 1, 3; List of Mathew Sims: Parker, Frances, 5, 1, 0; List of W. Terry: Parker, Benajah, 7, 1, 1; Parker, Mary, 3, 1, 3; List of M. Roberts: Parker, Edward, 12, 1, 3; List of Jno. P. Smith: Parker, Benjamin, 5, 0, 0; Parker, Elizabeth, 3, 0, 0
Father: Richard Parker b: ABT 1660 in Charles City County, Virginia
Mother: Elizabeth Ballard?