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 Samuel Parkman

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Samuel Parkman

Birth
Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Jun 1824 (aged 72)
Massachusetts, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 182841259 View Source
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Samuel Parkman, Esquire was one of 16 children. He founded Parkman, Ohio and Parkman, Maine at 40,000 acres each. He commissioned Gilbert Stuart to paint George Washington then gifted portrait on 4th July 1806 to the city of Boston. It hung at Fanueil Hall and now at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. He commissioned Paul Revere to cast a bronze bell for his father, Rev Ebenezer Parkman's Westborough MA church. The bell was moved to Boston's Old South Church where the Boston Tea Party originated. He married Sarah Shaw born 1752 on 11 Feb 1773. Then married Sarah Sallie Rogers born 1763 on 8 May 1784.


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