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John Parmenter
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1588
Sible Hedingham
Essex, England
Death: May 1, 1671
Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

John Parmenter born 12, Jan. 1588, died 1, May, 1671, was son of
William Parmenter born Jan. 1653 Ovington, Essex, England
died 4, Dec, 1617 Little Yeildham England.
John Parmenter 1st marriage 12 July 1609 England, to Bridget (1589-1660)
Married 9 Aug 1660 2nd Anna (Bayford) Chandler Dane (1603-1683) Anna Married 1st William Chandler, 2nd John Dane, and 3rd John Parmenter.

John 1st married Bridget in 1609 in England, and with her, his son John Jr. and Mary his daughter
and the widow of Henry Loker emigrated to America in 1639. He assisted in laying out the lands
of Sudbury, Massachussetts. He was elected as Deacon of the Sudbury Church and became
known as Deacon John Parmenter. He became proprietor of a Tavern and served as selectman for
eight terms. This information was taken from book "Puritan Village by Dr. Sumner Chilton Powell


John Parmenter will dated March 25 1671 bequeth to granson John Parmenter, cousin Cheevers a
shoemaker, in Boston. Executors-- Cousin John Stebbbins.

John Parmenter married 2nd widow Annis Dane. See information on Annis Dane.


Will of John Parmenter 25, March, 1671

I John Parmenter of Roxbury in County of Suffolk in Massachussetts,

1. Estate to give me a decent burial

2. Grandson John Parmenter all my Housing and Lands and Orchards and Gardens with the rights
belonging to this, the said John Parminter to enjoy after my decease.

3. to my beloved wife Annie Parmenter one of my fether beds and all the things belonging during the time of her remaining my widow and after marriage or at her death to be restored to my daughter named
Wood--I also give my wife two cows,

4. I give to my son-in-law John Wood my white mare after my decease and unto my daughter Wood
one feather bed two feather pillows, and a flocke bed and boulster, a trundle bedsted, two green rugs 3 white blankets a trunk a chest a box a keele, and an Iron Hoop a brass pot and pot hookes a brass lid a little skillit with a baile a mortor trays a bowle a skimmer 2 old pewter platters one cushin a salt celler a great bible a book and wollen For my cloak I have given to granson John Parmenter ,

cousin Cheevers shoemaker in Boston and cousin John Stebbins desiring them to see that my will be performed .

John Parmenter Sen. with his son John Parmenter was among the first settlers and proprietors of Sudbury and took the freemans oath May 12 1640. He was selectman 1641 he was on a committee of inspection into the moral conditions of families Feb 28 1655 and selectman 1660. He moved to
Roxbury where in 1670 he sold to Thomas Rice of Marlboro several parcels of land in Sudbury.

Children of the marriage to his 1st wife
Bridget
1. Sarah Parmenter married John Cressall
2. Mary Parmenter born (1610 died 1690)married John Wood.
3. John Parmenter born (15 Dec. 1612 died 12 Apr 1666).
married Amy Ames.

John Parmenter, Freeman 10 May, 1643. Source: Massachusetts Applications of
Freemen, 1630-91.

 
 
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 Spouses:
  Bridget Parmenter (1589 - 1660)
  Annis Annis Bayford Parmenter (1603 - 1683)
 
 Children:
  Mary Parmenter Wood (1610 - 1690)*
  John Parmenter (1612 - 1666)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eliot Burying Ground
Roxbury
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Pat Sproat
Record added: Apr 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109707282
John Parmenter
Added by: W. E. B.
 
 
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