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Richard Parker (abt. 1620 - bef. 1677)

Richard Parker
Born about [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married before 20 Aug 1668 in Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died before before about age 57 in Surry Co VAmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2010
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Caution on Richard Parkers in Virginia

It is believed and mostly proven by researchers that there were 3 men named Richard Parker during the same period of time in Virginia. Our Magna Carta project has determined that the Nansemond and Henrico Co were the same person [Parker-1544]

  • Richard Parker of Nansemond Co., VA.
  • Richard Parker, Dr. of Charles City Co., and Henrico Co., VA
  • Richard Parker of Surry Co., VA

Over the years, many have accidently combined them (see FindaGrave) This profile is intended to represent the Richard Parker that married Judith, the widow of William Hunt. A full explanation of these three men is available at:


Richard Parker married Judith (Burton) Hunt, widow of William Hunt, before August 20th, 1668 when Judith is shown in the probate records as Judith Parker on her late husband's estate.[1]

Land Deeds

"The Heritage of Union County, North Carolina 1992" submitted by Charles M Parker. Richard Parker I (1618-1617) was granted 314 acres of land in Surry Co VA as headrights on December 20, 1670.


Richard passed away before 4 Jul 1677, when administration on his estate was granted to Judith.[2]


  1. Virginia, U.S., Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2004. Original data: Chalkley, Lyman. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1965. Originally published in 1912. Crozier, William Armstrong, ed. Virginia County Records - Spotsylvania County Records, 1721-1800. Being transcriptions from the original files at the County Court House of wills, deeds, administrators' and guardians' bonds, marriage licenses, and lists of revolutionary pensioners. New York, NY: Fox, Duffield & Co., 1905.
    Name: Richard Parker
    Date: 1 May 1668
    Location: Isle of Wight
    Notes: This probate record was extracted from microfilmed copies of the original Will Book.
    Remarks: William Huntt. Dying intestate, administration requested by Richard Parker, who married Judith the relict of the said Huntt.
    Description: Administrator
    Book: 2-15
    Prove date: 20 Aug 1668
  2. 4 July 1677 – Administration is granted to Judith Parker on the estate of her deceased husband Richard Parker of Surry Co VA. Security Wm Carpenter and Wm. Nance. Est Bk 2 pg 141 – orders 1671/90 p 144. 1 July 1679 Wm Hunt was appt. to administer the estate of Judah [Judith] Parker who had died and left estate. (Obtained here-

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