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in 1874, after a residence of 60 years. He held no
public office except school committee. He was a
blacksmith and wheelwright. Their children were :

1. Thomas Heard Emerson, b. in Waltham, March 20, 1836;

m. Elizabeth Lord, dau. of W. W. and Lucy E. (Centre)
Wellington, b March 3, 1S43. They reside in Cambridge-
port and have one dau.

2. Warren Frank Emerson, b. July 29, 1839; m. June i, 1S70,

Lillian, dau. of John C. and Elizabeth A. Thorp. They
reside in Waltham and have two children.
♦ 3. Sarah Jane Emerson, b. Sept. 12, 1841 ; resides in Waltham.

2. Abijah Coburn, b. Jan. 21, 1787; m. 1812, Lydia, dau. of

Josiah and Mary (Flagg) Hastings. She d. in 1S13. He m.



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3iul, March i6, 1814, Sophia Hastings, sister of his first wife.
She d. March 3, 1S69. He was a boot and shoe manufacturer
and farmer. He was selectman and representative to the
General Court. He d. Feb. 4, 1861, aged 74. Children:
I. Henry Coburn, b. Nov. 25, 1814; d. Oct. 14, 1815.
II. Abijah Coburn, b. June 25, 1816. Resides on the
homestead in Weston, unm. He has been a boot and
shoe manufacturer and farmer. He was selectman,
and assessor for several years.

III. Charles Coburn, b. Nov. 24, 1817; m. (i) Jan. i,

1843, Sarah P. Floyd. She d. Dec. 28, 1845, leaving
dau. Sarah, and he m. (2) June i, 1848, Jane M.
Dyer, dau. of James and Anna M. Dyer of Boston.
She resides in Cambridge. He d. April 25, 1890.
Their children were :

1. Sarah E. Coburn, b. March 19, 1S44; d. Jan. 4, 1S61.

2. Anna M. Coburn, b. May 15, 1849; d. June 5, 1849.

3. Jeannie M. Coburn, b. Aug. 31, 1S50; d. Sept. 3, 1S50.

4. Anna M. Coburn, b. May 24, 1852 ; d. Jan. 23, 1859.

5. Jeannie M. Coburn, b. Feb. 24, 1856; is an assistant in the

Harvard College Library.

6. Charles H. Coburn, b. May 17, 1S65; d. Sept. 7, 1866.

IV. John Coburn, b. Jan. 19, 1823 ; m. April 26, 1848,

Emily Matilda Feirce, dau. of Benjamin and Almira
(Harrington) Feirce of Weston. He resides in Weston.
He has been librarian of the Weston Town Library for
31 years. She d. March 24, 1890. Children:

1. Elizabeth Sophia Coburn, b. Sept. 26, 1849; '^ ^" assistant in

the Harvard College Library.

2. Emily Frances Coburn, b. Sept. 21, 1S51.

3. George Henry Coburn, b. Aug. 27 and d. Aug. 28, 1853.

4. Agnes Peirce Coburn, b. Sept. 15, 1857 ; is an assistant in the

Harvard College Library.

5. Mary Emma Coburn, b. July 5, 1861 ; d. Oct. 12, 1888.

V. Henry Coburn, b. Aug. 10, 1826; d. Nov. 18, 1847.
VL George Coburn, b. July 20, 1829; d. Aug. 22, 1S47.
VII. Charlotte Sophia Coburn, b. Nov. 5, 1S36. She
was a school teacher several years.

3. Mary Coburn, b. Oct., 1789; m. Nathan Russell of East Sud-

bury, now Wayland. They left no issue.

4. William Coburn, b. about 1791 ; m. Maria Travis of Weston ;

d. in 1832. Two daughters and both m. *

5. Isaac Coburn, b. about 1793 ; d. at age of 19.

6. Lois Coburn, b. about 1793 ; m. Charles Weston of Weston.



PARKER GENEALOGY. l6l

7. Eliza Holbrook, b. in Weston ; d. 1830, unm.

8. Samuel Holbrook, b. in Weston ; d. in Reading. He was m.

two tiines. His children were :
1. Samuel Holbrook ; d. without issue.
II. Lyman Holbrook ; d. without issue.

III. Josephine Holbrook; ni. Nickols, and resides

in Lynn.

IV. Eliza Holbrook ; m. Aborn. She resides in

Wakefield.
V, George Holbrook ; resides in Provincetown.

55. Joseph Parker, Jr. (Joseph,'^ Josiak,^ John,^
Hananiah-r Thomas^), son of Joseph and Eunice (Hobbs)
Parker, b. in Lincoln, Oct. 4, 1767 ; int. of m. entered on
records of Weston, Oct. 16, 1791 ; m. Nov. 17, 1791, Polly*
Fisk, dau. of Samuel and Mary Fisk of Weston. She was b.
in Weston, March 6, 1771. Her father, Samuel Fisk, served
in the opening of hostilities against England, 1775. They
settled in Weston on a small farm, one-half mile south of
the meeting-house. Here they passed the remainder of their
lives, with the exception of a few years spent in Lincoln. He
was a blacksmith as well as a farmer.

Their children were :

144. Eunice Parker, b. in Weston, Aug. 13, 1792; m. Cyrus
Pratt of Needham.

Mary Parker, b. in Lincoln, Jan. 19, 1794 ; " m. in Weston, April
4, 1S16, Richard Hammond, son of Moses Hammond of Charlton.
She d. in Charlton, Nov. 18, 1816, aged 23." t

William Parker, b. in Lincoln, March 5, 1795 ; d. in Weston,
Sept. 22, 1798.

145. Sophia Parker, b. in Weston, Oct. 6, 1796 ; m. Montgomery
Haven of Shrewsbury.

William Parker, b. in Weston, Nov, 2, 1798; d. Oct. 13, iSoi.J



* As was then the custom this name was a substitute for Mary and she was
known by both.

t From Joseph Parker's family Bible.

J An occurrence which " tries men's souls" was the sudden deaths of these
two children. The son, William, a promising child of three years, died sud-
denly, and was buried on the second day following. The parents returned
home only to find the baliy, Joseph, Jr., dead also, having caught the same
disease and having died as suddenly as his brother.
II



I 62 PARKER GENEALOGY.

Joseph Parker, Jr., b. in Weston, Aug. 17, 1800; d. Oct. 15, 1801.

146. Isaac Parker, b. in Watertown, July 19, 1S02 ; m. Lucy
Dinsmore.

147. Cythia Parker, b. in Weston. Jan. 15. 1810; m. in Wal-
tham, Dec. 3, 1836, David M. Bathrick.

Adaline Parker, b. in Weston, Marcli 7. 1814 ; d. in Weston,
March 27. 1815.

56. Elisha Parker ( Joseph, ^ Josiah,^ John,^ Hatia-
niah,^ Thomas^), son of Joseph and Eunice (Hobbs) Parker,
b. in Lincoln, Sept. 10, 1775, twin brother with Rebecca
Parker. His int. of m. stands upon the records of the town
of Weston bearing date of Feb. 23, 1800. He was m. during
the same year to Miss Jerusha Wentworth of Weston. They
lived for several years in Maine, then settled in Stoughton,
Mass., where he was a blacksmith and a well known and
esteemed citizen.

Their children were ;

148. Cloy Parker, b. March 7, 1800; m. Caleb Carr of Easton.

149. Isaac Parker, b. April 23, 1802 ; m. Flavilla Crosbury.

150. Elisha H. Parker, b. April 17, 1805 ; m. Charlotte Skinner.

151. Rebecca R. Parker ; m. Martin Wales of Stoughton.
Samuel Saw Parker, b. June 25, 1810.

152. Hannah Parker, b. Jan. 13, 1813 ; m. John .Smith.

153. Hiram Parker, b. March z'^^ 1816; m. Rhody Freeman of
Orleans.

154. Jonathan Capin Parker ; m. Martha Briggs of Stoughton.

155. David Manley Parker ; m. Mary Ann Andrews of VVal-
pole.

57. Rebecca Parker (Joseph,^ Josiah,^ John,^ Hana-
niah,^ Thomas'^), dau. of Joseph and Eunice (Hobbs) Parker,
b. in Lincoln, Sept. 10, 1775; twin sister of Elisha Parker;
m. in Weston, Dec. 13, 1796, Elisha Rand of Weston. He
may have been the son of Benjamin Rand, who belonged to
the company of minute-men from Weston, and served on
several occasions in 1775.

58. John Parker (Pcter,^ John,^ John,^ Hananiah,^
Thomas'), son of Peter and Ruth (Eaton) Parker, b. in
Framingham, Nov. 16, 1762 ; m. 1781, Deborah Lamb, "who



PARKER GENEALOGY. 163

was baptized 1760, dau. of Samuel Lamb of Framingham,
whose great-grandfather, Thomas Lamb, came in the fleet
with Winthrop in 1630. Samuel Lamb lived in the west part,
north of the Lamb Hill, where a cellar-hole remains."*

John Parker lived in the southwest part of the town, north-
east of Nathan Bridges, on the old way from the Bridges
place, through the Goulding pasture, to George Nurse's. He
was one of the first members of the Framingham Artillery Co.,
organized 1799. He removed, April i, 1800, to Royalston,
where the last four children of his large family were born.
They lived in Royalston until 1834, when in Oct. the parents
removed to Southborough to live with their son John Parker,
Jr. He d. at this place March 10, 1838, and his wife followed
him only five days later, March 15, 1838. In appearance
John Parker was a well built man of about 5 feet 10 inches ;
his hair sandy, inclining to red. He was an intelligent look-
ing man, ready and frank in speech. Although naturally
quiet and thoughtful, he loved an argument and was a stirring
talker with the gift of something like eloquence. He was a
public spirited citizen, a most resolute Whig and a Free-
Mason.

Their children were :

156. Naxcie Parker, b. Dec. 11, 1783; m. Nathan Goddard of

Athol.
Betsey Parker, b. March 17, 1785 ; d. July 16, 1796.
John Parker, b. April 23, 1787; d. June 18, 1796.
167. Mary Parker, b. June 2, 1789; m. Capt. John Forristall

of Winchendon.
Deborah Parker, b. April 12, 1792 ; m. Jan. 8, 1839, De^- Samuel

Morse of Hopkinton. She d. April 26, 1865. She was an attract-
ive and worthy lady. She left no issue.
158. Peter Parker, b. July 16, 1794; m. (i) Sarah Sawyer of

Boylston.
Eliza Parker, b. Aug. 23, 1796; d. Jan. 30, 1803.
15^. John Parker, b. June 16. 179S; m. Mary Ann Fales of

Shrewsbury.
160. Ruth Parker, b. July 31, 1800; m. Capt. Nathan Leland

of HoUiston.

* Temple.



164 PARKER GENEALOGY.

161. Abigail Parker, b. March 15, 1802 ; m. Newell Ware of

Walpole.
16S. JosiAH Parker, b. July 31, 1S04; m. Caroline Peck of

Boylston.

163. Presson Parker, b. Oct. 24, 1807; m. Mary Newton of
Southborough.

59. Nathan Parker ( Peter, '^ John,^ John.i Hananiah,''
Thomas^), son of Peter and Ruth (Eaton) Parker, b. in
Framingham, Oct. 23, 1764; m. in Newton, March 17, 1791,
Catharine Murdock of Newton, dau. of Aaron Murdock.
Nathan Parker enlisted for the suppression of Shays' Rebellion ;
belonged to Framingham Artillery Co., and with wife were
admitted to the Church 1792. He d. Aug. 17, 1826; she d.
Nov. I, 1836.

Their children were :

164. Harriett Parker, b. Oct. 10, 1793 ; m. Josiah Bigelow of
Framingham.

Preston Parker, b. May 10, 1796; drowned Oct. 10, 1798.

165. Maria Parker, b. April 16, 1799; m. Abijah Fay of
Southborough.

Preston Parker, b. Nov. 2, 1802 ; d. Aug. 20, 1804.

166. Peter Parker, b. June 18, 1804; m. Harriett Colby Web-
ster.

Catherine Parker, b. Aug. 21, 1806; d. Oct. 30, 1842.

60. Abigail Parker ( Peter, z John,^ John,^ Hananiah,-'
Thomas^), b. in Framingham, Dec. 15, 1766; m. June 8,
1803, Lovell Howe of Marlborough. They removed to South-
boroucrh, where he was a farmer and bookbinder. They d.
in Southborough.

Their children were :

1. Eliza Howe ; d. unm.

2. Caroline Howe; d. unm.

3. Peter Parker Howe; m. Julia Newton of Southborough.

He was a very conscientious and active worker, a man of pro-
nounced character, and always distinguished by his strong will
and independent ideas. Whatever he undertook he did with
all his might. He took a lively interest in the education of the
young. He was a school-teacher in Southborough for the



PARKER GENEALOGY. 165

major part of his life. In his school-he was very strict, allow-
ing no deviation from study, but was a good teacher. All
persuasion seldom changed the belief of Parker Howe. But
he was an intellectual, sensible, sober man, and was ever ready
for an argument with his own thoughtful ideas. He will not
be forgotten. Associated with Dea. John Parker, the town
of Southborough will long remember his name and his work.
He was the right man in the right place. He lectured against
intemperance, then a great evil in the town, and slavery. With
Dea. Parker he held revival meetings. He worked hard and
lived to see their causes triumph and the town improve from
its former standard to one of the foremost rank in the State.
He was selectman and representative. His death occurred
1869.
4. Abigail Howe ; m. Charles Fales, b. in Shrewsbury, June 2,
1807, brother of Mary Ann Fales, whose name appears on the
preceding page. They were children of Daniel and Sarah
(Pratt) Fales of Shrewsbury. It is said that Daniel's father,
Capt. Fales, was b. in Wales, was there educated as a physi-
cian, and lived afterwards in Shrewsbury to almost the age of
100 years. His wife was the dau. of Pastor Mann of Wren-
tham. Their child was :

I. Caroline Elizabeth Fales.

61. Ruth Parker ( Peter, ^ John,^ Jokn,^ Hatianiah,^
Thomas^), b. in Framingham, Jan. 8, 1769 ; m. Nov. 8, 1785,
Joseph Bigelow, Jr., of Holliston. They lived in Holliston.

Their children v\^ere :

1. JosiAH Bigelow, b. Oct. 26, 1790; was captain of the Hopkin-

ton militia company; m. March 20, 1821, Harriett Parker,
his cousin. (No. 164.)

2. John Bigelow ; d. aged about 23.

3. Joseph Bigelow; m. Wilson, dau. of Dr. John and

Nancy Wilson of Hopkinton. They lived in Natick. They
left no issue.

4. Sally Bigelow; m. Gilbert Dench Wilson, brother of Joseph

Bigelow's wife. They settled in Southborough. When a
young man he began teaching school and taught for 16 years.
He was a well read and educated man for his time. He was
a farmer in Southborough. He was a strong believer in anti-
slavery. Their children were :
I. George Overing Wilson, b. May 24, 1820; d. 1864.



l66 PARKER GENEALOGY.

II. Charles Bigelow VVilsox, b. April ii, 1823; m.

■ Turner of Framingham ; entered the business

of Boyd & Corey, shoe manufacturers of Marlborough.
He became a silent partner and it is said he once saved
the firm from a failure. He was a tavern-keeper and
was the one who enlarged the American House in Bos-
ton. He d. in 1885.

III. Henry Gilbert Wilson, b. Nov. 7, 1830; m. and

settled in Southborough, where he was a farmer. Re-
moved to Northborough, where they now reside.
Their son is the Rev. Lewis G. Wilson of Hopedale.

IV. Wallace Wallace Wilson, b. Jan. 7, 1839; d. 1S40.

5. Ruth Bigelow ; m. in Hopkinton, Jan. 20, 1818, Amherst

Messenger, b. Oct., 1795, d. Feb., 1887, son of John and
Margaret (Fisher) Messenger. He was a shoemaker. They
lived first in Wrentham, then in Hopkinton, in the part which
is now Ashland. Removed to Sherborn, Holliston, Peru,
Vt., and Natick, Mass. He was justice of the peace for a
number of years in Peru, Vt. She d. in Sherborn, March,
1828. He d. in Natick. Their children were :

I. Emily Waldo Messenger, b. April 19, 1820; m. Sept.
29, 1842, Joseph Hey wood Simonds, b. in Peru, Vt.,
May 19, 1818. He was a farmer in Peru. She resided
in Southborough. Their children were :

1. Albert Joseph Simonds, b. in Peru, Vt., Sept. 2, 1S45 ; served

in the late war three years : representative in 1S90.

2. Ruth Eliza Simonds ; d. in Natick.

3. Lewis Messenger Simonds ; d. in Natick.

4. Dexter Bigelow Simonds; d. in Peru, Vt.

6. Sarah Ann Messenger, b. Nov. 11, 1822; m. in Natick,

Nov. 29, 1845, Dexter Washburn, b. in Natick, Oct. 30, 1820,
son of Jedediah and Mita (Frost) Washburn. He is a shoe
manufacturer. They reside in Florida. Their children were :

I. Janette Washburn, b. June 6, 1850.
II. Alice Washburn, b. Nov. 16, 1854; m. Nov., 1875,
Silas Elijah Simonds, and has three children.

III. Agnes Bigelow Washburn, b. March 2, 1858 ; m.

Nov. 2, 1 881, Walter Irving Fletcher, and has had
three children, one of whom is living.

IV. Fannie Emily Washburn, b. March 6, 1866; m. June

3, 1886, Alvah Flansburg, and has three children.



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7. John Bigelow Messenger, b. 1826; m. Louisa Washburn.

Their children were :
I. Charles VV. Messenger ; resides in Natick.
u. Emma Messenger ; m. W. Tilton.

8. Charles Bigelow ; m. Francis; deceased.

9. George Bigelow; m. April 17, 1831, Amy Learned. He d.

Feb. 28, 1S67. She d. Oct., 1887. Their children were:
I. George Bigelow, b. 1832 ; d.
II. Mary Bigelow, b. Nov. 24, 1836; d.

III. Adeliza Bigelow, b. Oct. 10, 1839.

IV. Harriett Bigelow, b. Feb. 17, [841.
V. Susan Bigelow, b. Oct. 11, 1844.



62. Experience Parker ( Peter, ^ John,^ John,^ Hana-
niah,^ Thomas^), b. in Framingham, Feb. 19, 177 1 ; m. Feb.
3, 1797, Dea. Luther Haven of Framingham, b. April 15,
1770, son of Dea. Jesse Haven of Holliston. He came to
Framingham, Dec. 21, 1791, to live with David Haven, Esq.
He was one of the fifth generation in descent from Richard
Haven, Esq., of Lynn, the emigrant ancestor. They lived in
various places in Framingham, he bought the farm afterwards
known as the Bigelow paper mill site, exchanged farms with
Artemas Parker and Enoch Belknap. Removed to Rice's
End, where they lived the remainder of their lives. He was
deacon and representative. Mrs. Exprerience Haven d. Oct.
16, 1817. He m. again, this time to widow Anna Drury
Rutter. He d. July 11, 185 1.

Their children were :

1. Clarissa Haven, b. Feb. 25, 1798; m. Dec. 19, 1822, Corne-

lius Morse, b. about 1797, son of Benjamin and Sarah (Claflin)
Morse of Framingham. They settled in Framingham on the
Hersey place, afterwards removed to Newton. He d. July 29,
1872, aged 74. She d. in 1877. Their children were:
I. Horatio Morse, b. April 7, 1S25.
II. Henry Morse, b. Jan. 21, 1827; d. Oct. 28, 1855.
III. Clara Morse.

2. Ruth Eaton Haven, b. March 9, 1800; m. March 31, 1829,

John C. Bixby, native of Hopkinton. They settled at Salem
End on the Henry Brewer place ; removed to VVestborough



l68 PARKER GENEALOGY.

and West Newton, where he was station agent of B. & A.
R. R. He d. in Lowell, 1S82, aged 82. Children :

I. John Bixby ; I'esides in West Newton.

11. Henry L. Bixby ; resides in West Newton.

3. Luther Haven, b. Aug. 14, 1806. Teacher in Leicester

Academy; U. S. Collector; d. March 9. 1S66, in Chicago.

4. George Haven ; Supt. of New York Central R. R. ; lived at

Syracuse, N. Y., and Framingham ; represented the town of
Framingham for one or two years in the Legislature ; d. in
1883, at Framingham.

63. Patty Parker ( Peter, ^ John,^ John,i Hananiah,^
Thomas^), b. in Framingham, April 15, 1773 ; m. Nov. i,
1793, Eleazer BuUard of Holliston.

Their children were :

1. Charles Bullard ; was in business in Qiiincy Market. Boston.

many years, and lived in Somerville.

2. Ruth Bullard ; d. young.

3. Jemima Bullard ; m. Cutler of Holliston. Had five or

six children.

4. JosiAH Bullard.

5. Joseph Bullard.

6. Eleazer Bullard.

64. Sally Parker (PeterJ> 'John,'' yohn,^ Hananiah,^
Thomas"^), b. in Framingham, March 25, 1775 : m. April 21,
1800, William Fames of Holliston. He was a farmer, but
was an invalid for 37 years. They lived and died in Holliston.
She d. April 4, 1875, and he d. April 5, 1875.

Their children were :

1. Harriett Eames, b. July 39, 1801 ; d. in Framingham, Oct.

6, 1891 , unm.

2. MiLLiTiAH Eames, b. May 5, 1803 ; d. in Ashland, unm.. Jan.

12, 1882.

3. Sally Eames, b. Sept. i, 1805 ; m. in Holliston, April i. 1826,

Daniel Ryder, b. 1795, d. April 5. 1875. She d. April 4,
1875. He was a farmer in Ashland. Their children were :
I. Louisa Jane Ryder, b. Oct. 20, 1828 ; d. Jan. 20, 1833.

II. Charles Ferdinand Ryder, b. Oct. 9, 1S30; d. Jan.

20, 1833.



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169



III. Sarah Ryder, ].. li^^.*. t ^ r\ ,. o o

' >• twins, b. Oct. 7, and d. Oct. 8. 1832.

IV. Nancy Ryder, J

V. Daniel Bainbridge Ryder, b. May 23, 1S34 ; m. Susan
Gerrold of Boston ; reside in San Jose, Cal. Children :

1. Bainbridge Lincoln Rjder.

2. Frank Rjder.

3. Louisa Jane Ryder.

VI. George William Ryder, b. Sept. 24, 1836; m. Eliza
Jane 'Hildreth of Lexington ; reside in San Jose, Cal.
Children :

1. Georgian na Ryder.

2. Jennie Ryder.

3. Lona Ryder; deceased.

4. Willie Ryder.

5. Irving Ryder.

VII. Charles Henry Ryder, b. Aug. 7, 1839; d. May 23.

1862.
viii. Sarah Jane Ryder, b. May 28, 1844; m. in Ashland,

Dec. 10, 1867, Charles Eugene Loring, b. in Hopkin-

ton, Aug. 8, 1842, son of John J. and Lucretia D.

Loring. He is a farmer in Ashland. Children :

1. Mary Lucretia Loring, b. June 8, 1872.

2. Arthur Eugene Loring, b. Nov. 7, 1876.

Mary Eames, b. Aug. 27, 1809 ; m. Reuben Dewing of Hollis-
ton. They lived in Holliston and had children. She d. Feb.
2, 1846. Children :

I. Elijah Dewing; m. Louise Willet of Holliston; lived
and d. in Natick. One child :
I. Mary Louise Dewing.
II. Mary Jane Dewing; m. Wm, Henry Howard; lived
in Braintree ; d. Oct. 30, 1874. Children :

1. Maria Willet Howard.

2. Lizzie Willet Howard.

Annie Eames, b. Dec. 11, 1814; m. Henry Bacon, b. Jan. 31,

1814, son of Henry Bacon of Qiiincy. Their children were :

I. William Henry Bacon, b. July 14, 1845 ; m. in

Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 10, 1872, Mattie E. Wilkins of

Bangor, Me.

II. Mary Annie Bacon, b. March 18, 1848. Resides in

South Framingham.
III. Caroline Elizabeth Bacon, b. July 28, 185 1 ; m.
George H. Patch, b. in Lexington, Dec. 8, 1844.
Corp. Patch, as he was called, was a very prominent



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member of the G. A. R. He was a soldier and orator,
irie was Corporal in Co. I, 19th Regiment. He de-
livered the oration at Gettysburg, Oct. 7, 1885 ; was
Commander of the Department of Mass., G. A. R.,
and d. in South Framingham, July 26, 1887. Their
two children are both deceased :

1. Willie Patch.

2. Adaline Patch.

65. Josiah Parker ( Peter, ^ John,^ John,^ Hananiah,^
Thomas^), b. in Framingham, x\pril 26, 1779; ''lived on the
homestead with Nathan till 1828, when he built on the hill
where Leander Barber now lives ; admitted to Church, 1838 ;
d. Feb. 26, 1854."* He bore the title of Captain. He m.
April 8, 1804, Olive Stone, dau. of Dr. Elijah and Elizabeth
(Lyndes) Stone of Framingham. She was b. in Framing-
ham, July 22, 1799, one of a family of ten; admitted to the
Church, 1815 : d. in Framingham, July 4, 1826.

Their children were :

167. Charles Parker, b. March 6, 1805 ; m. Mary H. Walling-
ford of Claremont, N. H.

Olive Parker ; d. young.

168. Eliza Ann Parker, b. July 17, 1810; m. Thomas Hast-
ings, Jr.

169. Emily Parker, b. Nov. 17, 1813 ; m. Daniel Parmenter.

^Q. Artemas Parker ( Peter, '^ John,^ John,T> Haiia-
niah,'' Thomas'), son and last surviving child of Peter and
Ruth (Eaton) Parker, b. in Framingham, Dec. 20, 1781 ; m.
Jan. 21, 1806, Almy Clark, "dau. of Rev. Edward and
Elizabeth (Weaver-Look) Clark of Framingham. The father
came to Framingham from R. I. ; was minister of the Baptist
Church 1781 to 1790, and from 1801 to 1809. Almy Clark
was b. June 21, 1780. Artemas Parker bought, July 5,
1806, 71 acres, a part of the Brinley farm, of John Lovell ;
built the Dea. E. M. Capen house; in 1819 exchanged with
Dea. Luther Haven for the Bigelow place in Ashland."! He
belono-ed to the Framingham artillery company from its
organization in 1799; and served in Capt. John Temple's

* Temple,
f Same.



PARKER GENEALOGY. I7I

company of artillery, in Col. William Edwards' regiment in
the War of 1812. He d. in Framingham, Aug. 28, 1825.
His wife d. Jan. 29, 1832, aged 52.

Their children were :

170. Edward C. Parker, b. Sept. 26, 1806; m. Mary Leland of
Holliston.

171. George Parker, b. April 19, iSoS ; m. Mary Ann White.

172. Curtis Parker, b. June 28, iSio; m. Eliza J. Horton of
Natick.

173. Lorenzo Parker, b. May 8, 1S13 ; m. Mary E, Herrick of
Portland, Me.

174. Eliza Jane Parker, b. June 6, 1S17 ; m. David Washburn
of Natick.

Henry E. Parker, b. in Hopkinton, May 7, 1820; d. young.

67. Sally Parker (Philemon,^ Jonas,^ Andrew,'^ John^^
Hananiah^^ Thomas^ ), dau. of Philemon and Suzan (Stone)
Parker, b. July i, 1785. The records of Princeton, Mass.,
testify that the intention of marriage between Scammel Burt
of Newton and Sally Parker of Princeton was entered May 3,
1807. He was b. in Westmoreland, N. H., May 3, 1782.
They removed to Peru, Vt., where he was a farmer and where
he d. Oct. 27, 1857, aged 75. She d. in Peru, Vt., Jan. 14,
1877, aged 92.

All the children were b. in Peru, Vt. :

1. Joseph P. Burt, b. in Westmoreland, N. H,, Nov. 10, 1S07 ;

d. unm.

2. Adline Burt, b. in Peru, Vt., Nov. 10, 1808; d. Nov. 6,

1848; m. in Peru, Vt., Jan. i, 1834, Capt. Cyrus Bailey,
Jr., b. Sept. 23, 1804, son of Cyrus and Chloe (Burton)
Bailey. He d. March 3, 1885. Children :

I. Warren C. Bailey, b. in Andover, Vt., June 10, 183!; ;

m.
11. Augusta A. Bailey, b. in Andover, Vt., Aug. 14,

1836 ; d. July II, 1841.
III. Calista a. Bailey, b. Dec. 6, 1840 ; m. Orien Hutchins.

3. Gratia M.Burt, b. Aug. 7, 1810; m. William Strong. Child:

I. Sylvester Strong.



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PARKER GENEALOGY.



RoDOLPHUS Burt, b. July 6, 1812; m. Elizabeth Hitchcock.
He is deceased. She resides in East Saginaw, Mich. Their
dau. was :
I. Susan Hitchcock Burt ; m. Edward Hayes. They

reside in Bridgeport, Mich.
Joshua Burt, b. April 5, 1814; m. in Cambridgeport, Mass.,
Feb. 21, 1849, Rebecca Lakin, b. in Charlotte, Me., Dec. 8,
1823. He was a farmer. They lived in Peru, Vt. He d. in
Bridgeport, Mich., Feb. 21, 1867. His wife survives him.
All the children were b. in Peru, Vt. :
1. Chelcius Otis Burt, b. Dec. 30, 1850; d. March 21,

1871.
II. Maria Clina Burt, b. Sept. 9, 1851 ; m. Joseph Jones,

river captain. They reside in West Saginaw, Mich.

Their children are :

1. Alta Virginia Jones, b. June 13, 1875.



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