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Elias Parkman

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Ebenezer Parkman and Hannah Parkman
Husband of Alethina Parkman and Susanna Parkman
Father of Samuel Breck Parkman
Brother of Elizabeth Parkman; William Parkman; Sarah Parkman; Susannah Parkman; Alexander Parkman and 6 others
Half brother of Mary Forbes; Sgt. Ebenezer Parkman; Thomas Parkman; Lydia Parkman and Lucy Forbes

Managed by: Harrison Victor Baldwin
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About Elias Parkman

Elias Parkman, son of Rev. Ebenezer Parkman and Hannah Breck, was born in Westborough, Worcester Co., Massachusetts on Jan. 6, 1761.

~• from the journal of Rev. Ebenezer Parkman:(with some scanned spelling mistakes) https://archive.org/stream/diaryofrevebenez00park/diaryofrevebenez00park_djvu.txt

"Elias, Mr. Parkman's youngest son, figures very prominently in the Journal. He was born January 6, 1761, He was educated as a physician and practiced medicine in Preston, Conn., and in Hollistou, Mass. About 1792 he went to Milford, Mass., where his rich brother Samuel purchased a place for him. Breck and Samuel stocked a store for him; an apothecary and grocery combined. In 1793 he was licensed to sell spirituous liquors and in 1810 as an inn holder. The Milford History calls him "A very social, kind-hearted and courteous man, but too easy in general temperament and habits to achieve financial success." He married, in 1785, Alethina Belcher, of Preston, Conn. His oldest son was named Samuel Breck, after the two brothers who helped him so generously. This son afterwards went South, but he and all his family were drowned when the ill-starred Pulaski was lost. Dr. Elias' first wife died in 1792, and he married, in 1794, Susannah (Learned) Johnson. He named the eldest daughter of this marriage Alethina for his first wife, and the eldest son Johnson for her first husband. After he had eight children he adopted a little girl — Marie Antoinette. Dr. Elias died Sept. 30, 1828, aged sixty-seven.

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Elias Parkman's Timeline

1761
January 6, 1761
Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
1828
September 30, 1828
Age 67
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