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Amaziah Parks 1758-1838

From A Record of the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Lake County, Ohio, New Connecticut Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Painesville, Ohio, 1902.

Typed and submitted by Becky Falin, 1996.

Amaziah Parks, born in Sterling, Windham Co., Conn., in 1758, served five enlistments in the Connecticut troops during the Revolutionary War.

He enlisted Sept. 1, 1776, under Capt. Jonathan Dixon and Col. Douglas. Again in 1777 under the same officers. In March 1780 with Capt. Jonathan Thompson. In the fall of 1780 under Capt. Titus Bailey, and again in Sept 1781 with Capt. Bennett and Col. Bailey. He was in the battle of White Plains.

In Feb 1798 he married Sabra Barrett at Alford, Mass. and removed to Mendon, Monroe county, New York, where they resided until 1818, when they moved to Perry, O., living on a farm, where the River road joins the South Ridge.

He died Nov. 4, 1838, and was buried in the cemetery at West Perry, but was later placed in Evergreen cemetery in Painesville. He received a pension.

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