Sgt. John Parker of Billerica

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John Parker

Birthplace: Great Burstead, Essex, England
Death: Died in Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Parker of Great Burstead, Essex, England and Anna Parker
Husband of Marie Parker
Brother of Abraham Parker; Capt. James Parker; Mary Chamberlin; Joseph Parker; Joshua Parker and 2 others

Managed by: Brandt Joseph Gibson
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About Sgt. John Parker of Billerica


Please don't confuse John Parker of Boston Brookline Muddy River whose family came from Marlborough, Wiltshire with John Parker of Billerica whose family came from Great Burstead, Essex, England.


See The Essex Genealogist 16:227 link.

Birth 4 Jun 1615 • Great Burstead, Essex, England i. [Sergeant] JOHN1 PARKER, immigrant to New England, bp. at Great Burstead 4 June 1615, as "son of John Parker"; d. intestate without issue at Billerica, Mass., 14 June 1667.

Marriage 23 Jun 1642 • Great Burstead, Essex, England He m. at Great Burstead, 23 June 1642, MARY (?POPE) (POULTER) AYLETT, b. ca. 1605, daughter of Marie L_) Pope, and widow successively of John Poulter, yeoman, and John Aylett, draper, both of Rayleigh, Essex. Mary Pope (1614–1692)

Arrival 1649 John and Mary immigrated to New England by 1649, where they settled first at Woburn, and by 1654 were at Billerica, Mass. John Parker was the first town clerk of Billerica, the first collector of taxes, and he built the first meeting house there.

named a legatee 1659 He was named a legatee and overseer in the 1659 will of Edward1 Converse of Woburn, Mass., who called him "kinsman" and bequeathed him 40".

Death 14 Jun 1667 • Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

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Sgt. John Parker of Billerica's Timeline

June 4, 1615
Great Burstead, Essex, England
June 14, 1667
Age 52
Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
May 7, 2000
Age 52