Person:John Parkhurst (9)

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m. 16 Dec 1643
  1. John Parkhurst1644 - 1725
m. Abt 1670
  1. Deacon John Parkhurst1671 - 1764
  2. Abigail Parkhust1674 -
  3. Sarah Parkhurst1676 - 1756
  4. Rachel Parkhurst1678 - 1767
  5. Elizabeth Parkhurst1681 -
  6. Mary Parkhurst1683 - 1776
  7. George Parkhurst1685/86 - 1734
  8. Samuel Parkhurst1688 - 1768
  9. Hannah Parkhurst1690 - 1754
Facts and Events
Name John Parkhurst
Gender Male
Birth[1] 10 Jun 1644 Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Marriage Abt 1670 Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Abigail Garfield
Death[2] 12 Sep 1725 Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Ancestral File Number 2JR4-03

!BIOGRAPHY: According to the Suffolk County Deeds, Book 1, page 78, William Page with his wife Anne, took John, son of George Parkhurst, Jr. to bring up in 1646 after his father returned to England. John spent his entire adult life in Watertown, MA. His name is on the "return" of men eligible for military service during King Phillip's War in 1675. For his service, his son John received a lan grant 58 years later. At the annual town meeting held on 4 November 1678, he wa chosen one of the two hogreeves for the coming year. [Hogreeves are responsible for preventing or appraising damage by stray swine. The next year he was again appointed, but with the added responsibility of regulation of fences. John was Watertown selectman in 1694 and 1695. No grave stone has been found for John or his wife Abigail.

References
  1. Historical Society of Watertown (Massachusetts). Watertown Records. (Watertown, Mass.: Press of Fred Barker, 1894-1939), 1:11.

    [p. 15] 1644. John parkhurst son of George & Sary Parkhust Born 10 - 4m [10 Jun 1644]

  2. Historical Society of Watertown (Massachusetts). Watertown Records. (Watertown, Mass.: Press of Fred Barker, 1894-1939), 77.

    John Parkhust Deceesed September the 12 : 1725.