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Benjamin Parkhurst

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Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Elizabethtown, Essex, New Jersey
Immediate Family:

Son of George Parkhurst, Sr. and Susanna Simson
Husband of Martha Parkhurst
Father of Benjamin Parkhurst, II and Martha Thompson
Brother of Daniel Parkhurst; Joshua Parkhurst and Caleb Parkhurst
Half brother of Phebe Arnold; Mary Carter; Samuel Parkhurst; Deborah Smith; George Parkhurst, Jr. and 4 others

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About Benjamin Parkhurst

Benjamin is on record as being in Woodbridge, New Jersey about 1670 as one of the first settlers. He exchanged his properties at Woodbridge on 8 Aug 1672, with Claude Vallot of Elizabethtown, and became a permanent resident of Elizabethtown.

He was appointed Lieutenant of the Company of Foot on 22 March 1679/80, and was listed as Justice of the Peace on 4 February 1682/3, Judge of Small Causes on 28 March 1683, and Captain of the Company on 3 December 1683.

When he died, probably in February 1683/4, the inventory of his estate established a value of 188 pounds 16 shillings.

He married Martha Homan, daughter of William Homan and Winnifred unknown, circa 1675, in Elizabethtown, Essex Co., NJ.

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1647
1647
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
1675
1675
Age 28
Elizabethtown, Essex, New Jersey
1681
1681
Age 34
Elizabethtown, Essex, New Jersey
1683
March 10, 1683
Age 36
Elizabethtown, Essex, New Jersey
1931
January 17, 1931
Age 36
January 17, 1931
Age 36
1933
March 9, 1933
Age 36
March 9, 1933
Age 36
1945
February 24, 1945
Age 36
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