John Parks

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John Parks

Vital Statistics

Born ~1826, OH
Married 26 Jul 1846, Delaware County, OH
Married to Mary Ann Miller
Died 26 Jan 1862, Delaware, OH
Buried Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, OH


Enlisted on 3 June 1861
Rank Private

John Parks was born around 1826 in Ohio. He was married to a Mary Ann Miller in 1846[1] and had a daughter Mary.[2] In 1850 he worked as a mason and lived on the southwest corner of Sandusky and Bumford Streets.[3] He mustered in with the company on 3 June 1861. He fought in the Battle of Romney, but was wounded on 25 Sep 1861. He returned to Delaware, OH where he died of his wounds on 26 Jan 1862.[4] He is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, in Delaware, OH.[5]


  1. John Parks and Mary Ann Miller, 26 Jul 1846. “Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013.” Database with images. FamilySearch. Reference ID 23, page 285. Roll 391395.
  2. 1850, Ohio, Delaware, Marlborough Township, John Parks, 20 Aug 1850, Roll M432, Page 255A, Line 19.
  3. Williams, C. S. Williams’ Delaware Directory, City Guide, and Business Mirror. Volume 1. - 1859-’60. Delaware, OH: B. Dickinson & Son, 1859.
  4. Roster Commission. Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. Vol. II. Cincinnati: Wilstach, Baldwin & Co, 1886. Print.
  5. Dave. Pvt John Parks. Find a Grave, 3 Mar 2007. Web. 17 Dec 2015.