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Loyalist Directory: Cyrenius (Cyrenus) E. Park (Parke, Parks) (brother of James)

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Surname : Park (Parke, Parks) (brother of James)
Given name : Cyrenius (Cyrenus) E.
Rank : corporal
Where Resettled : Fredericksburg, Concession IV, lots 5, 6, 7
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : Upper Canada Land Petition by Sarah Parke showing her father as Cyrenius Parke UEL
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :  
Regiment : James Rogers' King's Rangers
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : 22 Dec 1754 in Litchfield Connecticut
Settled before war :  
Date & Place of Death : 22 August 1828, Hay Bay, Fredericksburgh
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : Elizabeth Carscallen
Children : By first wife Elizabeth Carscallen:
Nathaniel 21 April 1776,
Sarah 7 December 1777,
Cornelius 13 April 1779,
Joseph 27 March 1780,
James 10 February 1782,
Deborah 6 August 1783,
Archibald 4 January 1786,
Elizabeth 10 January 1788

Children by second wife Elizabeth (born 13 April 1770):
Clarina 24 October 1790,
John Cyrenius 12 December 1791,
Cyrenius 14 September 1793,
James 27 February 1795,
Mary 3 April 1797,
Elias 26 October 1798,
Daniel 25 October 1800,
Charlotte 12 December 1802,
Hannah 22 December 1804,
David 21 October 1807,
Susanna 22 April 1810,
Mylo 2 October 1812
Biography : Cyrenius and brother James were both captured and released with a guarantee not to serve again during the war and escaped to Canada.
Proven Descendants : Victoria 1972.12.18;
Toronto 1973.10.13;
Bay of Quinte 1977.02.25;
Bay of Quinte 1977.02.01;
Bay of Quinte 1977.02.25;
Bay of Quinte 1977.10.05;
Bay of Quinte 1979.07.10;
Kawartha 1982.10.26;
Bay of Quinte 1983.02.08;
Toronto 1983.02.22;
Bay of Quinte 1984.07.10;
Kawartha 1987.09.16;
Bay of Quinte 1993.04.19;
Kingston & District 1993.06.17;
Kingston & District 1993.10.07;
Toronto 1994.04.20;
Bay of Quinte 1994.05.18;
Sir Guy Carleton 1994.12.10;
Grand River 1996.10.03;
Kawartha 1996.11.28;
Kingston & District 1997.06.30;
Kingston & District 1998.01.10;
Bay of Quinte 1998.08.06;
Bay of Quinte 2001.10.08;
Col. John Butler 2002.08.08;
Col. John Butler 2002.08.20;
Col. John Butler 2002.11.18;
Karen Eileen Borden of Victoria Br. on 2005.06.28;
Toronto 2006.12.04;
Toronto 2007.12.10;
Col. John Butler 2008.05.20;
Bay of Quinte 2008.12.15;
Gordon Allin Wilkinson of Victoria Branch on 2009.05.04;
St. Lawrence 2009.08.31;
Victoria 2010-08-09;
Bay of Quinte 2011/10/17;
Bay of Quinte 2011/10/24;
Military Info : Cyrenius remained in the military after the revolution. In 1809 he was appointed lieutenant of the First Regiment of the Militia in the County of Lennox. In 1812 he was promoted to captain and served actively in the war of 1812.
Loyalist Genealogy : Loyalist certificate application for Gordon Wilkinson
Family History :  
Family Genealogy : Brother of James Parke
Sources : Submitted by Karen Borden and Gavin Watt; also by Maralynn and Gordon Wilkinson.
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