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16854. GEORGE PARKHURST9 was born about 1588 in Key Parrish, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. He died on Jun 18, 1675 in St. Lawrence, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. George Parkhurst b. ca. 1588; m. 1st. Phebe Mathers; 2nd. Susanna
Simpson, widow of John. George came on the PLANTER which
sailed from London. He was a farmer and an original proprietor
of Salisbury, Mass. Susanna survived him. The children are
recorded in Ipswich, Suffolk County, Eng. Parish Registers of
St. Mary's at the Quay and St. Mary's le Tower.

By 1st. wife

Ch: X 1. Phebe bapt. Nov. 29, 1612 Ipswich, Eng.; d. 1700; m.
1640 Thomas Arnold, son of William as his 2nd. wf.
X 2. Mary b. Aug. 28, 1614 Eng.; m. 1st. (???) Dalton;
2nd. Rev. Thomas Carter of Woburn, Mass. (Richardson)
3. Samuel b. Feb. 2, 1616
4. Deborah bapt. Ipswich, Eng. Aug. 1, 1619; d. 1636;
m. John Smith of Hampton & Watertown; removed to
Martha's Vineyard; will dated 1670; d. before 1674
X 5. George Jr. bapt. June 5, 1621 Ipswich, Eng.; m. 1st.
Dec. 1643 Sarah Brown; 2nd. Mary (prob.) Veasey;
6. John b. Oc.t 19, 1623 d y
7. Abigail bapt 1625; m. Thomas Mayhew
8. Elizabeth bapt. Ipswich, Eng. May 18, 1628; m. 1st.
Emanuel Hilliard; 2nd. Joseph Merry (Mury)
9. Joseph bapt. Dec. 29, 1629 Ipswich, Eng.; m. 1656 at
Concord, Mass. Mary Read
10. Daniel
11. Benjamin prob. d y
12. Joshua
13. Caleb
Bibliographic Information: Richardson, Ruth Ellsworth. Samuel Richardson and Josiah Ellsworth. Privately Published. 1974. Call Number: CS71.R52

GEORGE PARKHURST is said to have resided in Ipswich,
County Suffolk, Eng., and to have come to New England
c. 1635. He married in England and his wife probably
died there. He was an inhabitant of Watertown, Mass.
in 1642, but before 4 Oct. 1645 had moved to Boston. He
disposed of his Watertown property between 1645 and 1655;
one grantee being his son-in-law, Thomas Arnold. He
is credited the father of 7 children: George, Benjamin,
Joseph, Phoebe, Deborah, Elizabeth and Mary. His daugh-
ter, Phoebe, married Thomas Arnold.
Bibliographic Information:
From Research by MIRIAM L. LUKE and FRANCES L. FERGUSON Published by UNIGRAPHIC, INC. 1977


New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Third Series, Volume IV,
page 2352 Author: William Richard Cutter This is the Third Series, Volume
IV of a four series set. It has records of achievements of people from
England, who have set up commonwealths in New England. About 6000 names
included in this record. Bibliographic Information: Cutter, William
Richard. New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Third Series,
Volume IV. 1915. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.,
1996. PARKHURST George Parkhurst, the immigrant ancestor, came to this
country from England about 1635, bringing with him at least two children,
George Jr. and Phebe. He was living in Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1642,
and was admitted freeman in 1643. He owned a homestead of twelve acres
and a large tract of land, and was well-to-do. In 1645 he moved to
Boston, after selling his land in Watertown. He married (first) (???),
and (second) in 1645, Susanna, widow of John Simpson. Children, all by
first wife: George, mentioned below; Benjamin, born in England; Joseph,
of Chelmsford; Phebe, born in England, married Thomas Arnold. GEORGE PARKHURST and PHEBE LEETE were married on Mar 29, 1610 in St. Mary on Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk, England.

16855. PHEBE LEETE9 was born in 1590. She died on Apr 24, 1645. Children were:


Phebe PARKHURST9 was christened on Nov 29, 1612 in Kelsale County, Suffolk, England. She died after 1688 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.



Elizabeth PARKHURST.