Jospeh PARMENTER (1681 – 1742) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather, one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line.
Joseph Parmenter was born on 19 May 1681 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Mass. His parents were George PARMENTER and Hannah JOHNSON. His wife’s name is not known. He did not marry Mary GIBBS about 1700 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. It was his son Joseph Paramenter Jr that married a Mary Gibbs. Jospeh died 18 May 1742 in Sudbury, Mass.
Mary Gibbs was supposedly wborn about 1682. There was a Mary/Mercy Gibbs who was born 3 Aug 1691 in Sudbury, Mass, but that would make her only 12 years old when Bathsheba was born. And that Mercy Gibbs married James Aiken 15 OCT 1718 Brookfield, Mass. That Mary Gibbs parents were John GIBBS and Sarah CUTLER. Our Mary died 6 Apr 1752 in Sudbury.
Children of Joseph and Mary:
|1.||Bathsheba Parmenter||28 Jan 1703/04
26 May 1726
|24 Oct 1746
|2.||Mary PARMENTER||25 Sep 1709
21 Mar 1733/34 Attleboro, Mass.
|3.||Adonijah Parmenter||1 Nov 1715
|14 Dec 1752
|4.||Joseph Parmenter||24 Nov 1718
|Mary Bathsheba Gibbs
Rutland, Worcester Co., Mass
|5.||Charles Parmenter||21 Sep 1721
|24 Feb 1802
|6.||James Parmenter||30 Nov 1731||1732|
In 1711, the town of Sudbury, Mass. voted to have but one school-house, and this school-house was to be built at “ye gravel pitt”. “Ye scool house” here mentioned was “to be 20 foot long, 16 foot wide, seix foot studd, nine foot arid a half sparrl. Ye sills to be white oak ye outside, to be borded., and ye bords to be feather edge. Ye inside to be birch and borded with Ruff bords, lower and uper flower to be bord and a brick Chemne, and two glass windows 18 :Enches square per window, and the Ruffe bo be borded and shingled.” It was to be ready for a school by the last of May, 1712. JOSEPH PARMENTER was to make it, and have for pay fourteen pounds.” [History of Sudbury, 282]
1. Bathsheba Parmenter
Bathsheba’s husband Nathaniel Gibbs was born about 1695 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Mass. His parents were John Gibbs b: 1663 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA and Sarah Cutler b: 15 MAR 1665/66 in Reading, Middlesex Co., Mass. Nathaniel died in Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA.
2. Mary PARMENTER (See Joseph BALCOM‘s page)
3. Joseph Parmenter
Joseph’s wife Mary Gibbs was born 23 APR 1716. She was Nathaniel Gibb’s brother her parents also John Gibbs and Sarah Cutler.
4. Charles Parmenter
Charles’ wife Hannah’s origins are not known.
Genealogical and family history of the state of Maine, Volume 3 By Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs
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