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William Darke

Biography: Arrived from England 1683 to Burlington, NJ. Then soom after to Bucks Co Pa


William Darke General

Military: When he was four yrs old his parents removed to Virginia. At the age of 19 he joined the army, & was with Braddock at his defeat in 1755. At the beginning of the Revolutionary War he was made a Capt, & was taken prisoner at the Battle of Germantown. Afterward he was Colonel commanding the Hampshire & Berleley regiments at the capture of Cornwallis. He was often a member of the Virginia legislature, & in the convention of 1788, voted fot the Federal constitution. In 1791 he was commissioned Lieutenant-Colonel in a regiment of "levies," & commanded the left wing of St. Clair's army at its defeat by the Miami Indians on 4 Nov 1791. He made two gallant & successful charges with the bayonet in this fight, in the second of which his youngest son, Capt Joseph Darke, was killed & himself wounded, narrowly escaping death. He was after- ward Major-General of Virginia Militia.


Sarah

Biography: She was a widow, with one son, Capt Wm Deleyea, Jr


Mary Darke

Biography: Was married twice; 1st Rutherford, 2nd Manning


Mary Dark

Biography: Founder of Lucas families in Va


Samuel Darke Sr

Biography: Arrived from England 1683 to Burlington,New Jersey; Then soon after to Buck Co Pa


Samuel Darke Sr

Biography: Arrived from England 1683 to Burlington,New Jersey; Then soon after to Buck Co Pa