Age: 18, credited to Weston, VTVITALS
Birth: 01/21/1847, Mount Tabor, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Simonsville Cemetery, Andover, VT
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PARKHURST, Jesse: born Andover, Vt., 21 Jan., 1847, son of Riley and Rebecca (Kendall) Parkhurst. Married Agnes E. West. He was a resident of the village of Simonsville for many years. He died 21 July, 1923 (age 77). OBIT: of Weston, a resident of the town of Simonsville for many years prior. He was 'called Saturday morning to the beautiful beyond where he will join the many dear ones gone before." He was a soldier of the Civil War; a respected citizen, kind neighbor and friend and will be greatly missed in the family circle and from those who knew him well. Rev. A. S. Putnam officiated at the funeral on Tuesday afternoon. Those who knew him best loved him for his sterling integrity and kind deeds. 'The rewards are endless for those who pass beyond the cares and trials -- Who have nobly done their duties here.' (we wish to express our thanks to our friends and neighbors for the kindness and sympathy extended to us during the illness and death of our husband and father, as well as for the beautiful flowers given us. Mrs. Agnes E. Parkhurst, Mrs. Lilla B. Foster, Mrs. Minnie I. Wing."
Information provided by Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College.
(Courtesty of Charles Anderson)
Members of Henry G.A.R. Post 27, Chester. Taken in 1907 at the home of Davidson Barr in Chester.
They were in attendance at the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Davidson and Ellen (Norton) Barr.
Back row: Jesse Parkhurst, Rev. Henry Crocker, Deacon Henry Bond, Daniel Davis
2nd row: Levi Bosworth, Luman Ballou, Alvah Learned, Albin Thompson, Unidentified
Front row: Davidson Barr, Alfred Archer, Clinton Willard, Hugh Henry