Person:Thomas Parker (67)

Rev. Thomas Parker
b.1595 England
  1. Sarah ParkerAbt 1592 -
  2. Rev. Thomas Parker1595 - 1677
Facts and Events
Name Rev. Thomas Parker
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 1595 England
Death[1] 24 Apr 1677 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Reference Number? Q15041021?

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Thomas Parker (1595–1677) was an English nonconforming clergyman and a founder of Newbury, Massachusetts.

Founders of Newbury, Massachusetts
Newberry Plantation was settled and incorporated in 1635 by the Rev. Thomas Parker and cousin Rev. James Noyes along with his brother Nicholas Noyes. led a group of approximately 100 pioneers from Wiltshire, England sailed from the River Thames aboard the ship Mary and John, first landing in Agawam (now Ipswich) in 1634. They arrived the next spring at the Quascacunquen River, now the Parker River. On May 6, 1635, before the settlers had moved from Ipswich to Newbury, the House of Deputies passed a resolution that Quascacunquen was to be established as a plantation and its name was to be changed to Newbury. They were joined in the summer of 1635 by passengers on the James of London
Known 1635 Settlers: James Noyes - Nicholas Noyes - Rev. Thomas Parker - Edward Woodman - John Emery - Nicholas Holt
Current Location: Essex County, Massachusetts   Parent Town: Ipswich   Daughter Towns: Andover
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  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas Parker (minister), in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 3:356.

    "Thomas Parker, Newbury, only son of Rev. Robert Parker, who was one of the earliest English puritans, b. June 1595."

  3.   He was the "cozen Thomas Parker" mentined in the will of James Noyes.