George Parkhurst, Jr.

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George Parkhurst, Jr.

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: St. Margarets, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Death: circa March 16, 1698 (72-80)
Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of George Parkhurst and Phebe Parkhurst
Husband of Sarah L. Parkhurst and Mary Parkhurst
Father of John Parkhurst; Sarah Parkhurst and Parkhurst
Brother of Phebe Arnold; Mary Carter; Samuel Parkhurst; Deborah Smith; John Parkhurst and 5 others
Half brother of Sarah Alger; Benjamin Parkhurst; Daniel Parkhurst; Joshua Parkhurst and Caleb Parkhurst

Managed by: Donald Franklin Colvin
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About George Parkhurst, Jr.

Immigrated in 1637 to Massachusetts from Ipswich, England as a boy with his father, but returned frequently for business trips. His father returned to England permanently in 1655. George Jr. settled in Watertown and built the Old Parkhurst Family Farm at Beaver Brook. He died on the family farm and was buried there. No markers remain.

George, Jr. was the oldest surviving son of George Parkhurst and Phebe Leete. He came as a boy to Watertown with his father and siblings and remained in Watertown the rest of his life, even when his father returned to England. He settled on the old Parkhurst farm in a part of Watertown that later became part of Waltham. His farm was located on the east side of Beaver Brook and on the north side of the old county road. The house stood a few rods east of the cottage of Thomas Page.


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George Parkhurst, Jr.'s Timeline

June 5, 1621
Ipswich, Suffolk, England
June 5, 1621
Ipswich, Suffolk, England
June 5, 1621
Ipswich, Suffolk, Eng
June 5, 1621
Ipswich, Suffolk, Eng
June 15, 1621
United Kingdom
June 10, 1644
Age 23
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
June 10, 1649
Age 28
Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA
March 16, 1698
Age 76
Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts