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James Parkhill, b. ca 1750 in Ireland
Posted by: John Byrd Date: December 10, 2000 at 08:30:54
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Can anyone add to the following?
Descendants of James Parkhill, Sr


Generation No. 1

1. JAMES1 PARKHILL, SR was born Abt. 1750 in Ireland, and died 1838 in Fort Loudon, Peters Township, Franklin County, Penn.. He married JANE UNKNOWN.

Notes for JAMES PARKHILL, SR:
Came to Pennsylvania ca 1774.
Will probated 4 December, 1838


                     Will of James Parkhill, Sr. (1750/1838)

In the name of God, amen. I, James Parkhill of Peters Township, Franklin County and State of Pennsylvania, being weak in body but of sound and disposing mind and considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs and the better prepared to leave this world when it shall please Almighty God to call me hence do therefore make and constitute this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to say:

First and principally, I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God, and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors hereinafter named, and after my just debts and
funeral expenses are paid, I devise and bequeath as follows ---

Item Ist       I give and devise unto my son James fifty dollars, and unto his son Washington I give and devise one hundred dollars to be applied towards his education and to them and there heirs forever ---

Item 2nd       1 give and devise unto my son John one hundred dollars to him and his heirs forever, he said John first paying and lifting a note jointly given by him and myself to William Pyman for one hundred dollars it being for his use alone --

Item 3rd       I give and devise to my son Andrew one hundred dollars to him and his heirs forever

Item 4th       1 give and devise to my son Samuel and daughter Nancy all my estate, real and personal, that is all my personal property of every description that I may be possessed of at the time of my death and all plantation where I now live containing by patent one hundred and forty acres more or less to them, they said Samuel and Nancy, their heirs and assigns forever in the following manner: They are to share and share alike, my son Samuel to have one half and my daughter Nancy the other half, they first paying my just debts and the above mentioned legacies ---

It is also my will that my legatees above named shall not have power to sue or recover their respective legacies for the term of two years from the time of my death, nor is the said legacies to bear interest in any way for the said term of two years, but the above named legatees are to take their legacies in such payments as said Samuel and Nancy may be able to make during the term of two years ---

And lastly, I hereby constitute and appoint my daughter Nancy executrix and my son Samuel executor with full powers to sell any part or the whole of my said estate both real And personal as they shall think proper in order to execute this, my Last Will and Testament, and I hereby revoke and annul all former Wills by me maid certifying and Confirming this to be my Last Will and Testament ---

In testimony whereof I have here-unto set my hand and affixed my seal, this Sixteenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two -

       James Parkhill - (Seal)

                     Revolutionary War Private
                            S23832

State of Pennsylvania
Franklin County

Personally appeared before me the subscriber, and the associate Judges Court of Common Pleas for said County of Franklin, James Parkhill, now in his eighty third year of his age, who having duly sworn according to law doth make the following declaration on his oath in order to obtain the benefit of the provisions of the Act passed the 7th of June, 1832

That he joined the Company commanded by Captain William Houston, that he marched with him and thru Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Trenton, and on to the army commanded by General Washington.

That he left home about the beginning of July, 1776, that his tour of service was for six months, that
General Ewing was his Commanding Officer of the camp which was called Flying Camp. Frederick
Watt was his colonel,

That he was called to serve a Militia tour he thinks in the year 1779. That he could not serve at this
time, but hired a substitute who was not called at the time and paid him, and makes no doubt but he done his duty. The call was for two months.

And further that he was born in Ireland, that he came to America in the year 1772 and in 1774 came to the neighborhood where he now lives, which is near Laudon, in Peters Township, Franklin County, State of Pennsylvania, and he hereby relinquishes any prior claim to a pension or amenity except the present and that his name is not on any pension roll in this State or any other State.

Question:              In what year were you born ?
Answer:              I have hot a record of my age, but I think I am in my eighty third year.

Question:              Where were you living when called into service ? Where have you lived since the               Revolutionary War ? Where do you now live ?
Answer:              I have live in the same neighborhood where I now live since the year 1774.

Question:              How were you called into service ? Were you drafted, did you volunteer, or were you               a substitute ?
Answer:              I volunteered.

Question:              State the names of some of the regular officers who were with. the troops when you               served ,such Conventional and Militia Regiments as you can remember, and the               General Commanders of your service.
Answer:              General Ewing was Commander of the Flying Camp, Colonel Frederick Watt was our               Colonel, and with the Army under the Command of General Washington.

Question:              State the names of persons to whom you are known in your neighborhood who can               testify as to your character and belief of your service in the Revolution.
Answer:              Captain William McDowell and James Erwin.

       Sworn to the 16th of February, 1833 before Mathew Patton.



Before me, the subscriber, one of the Associate Judges of the County of Franklin, Personally came Captain William McDowell, and on oath sayth - That he joined for six months, marched the first of June, 1776, our Captain was William Houston, and James Parkhill joined the Company at the same time and served the six months in the Flying Camp. The Regiment was commanded by Frederick Watt, General Ewing was the General. James Parkhill returned home at the end of the six months.
       William McDowell
       Sworn to this 18' day of February, 1833 before Mathew Patton

Before me the subscriber, one of the Associate Judges of the Court of Common Pleas for Franklin County, State of Pennsylvania, appeared James Erwin, of said County, now in his seventy fifth year of age, and being duly sworn according to law, and on his oath sayth - That he has known James Parkhill for more than fifty years. When Captain William Houston's Company started, he joined the army and he believes that James Parkhill was one of said Company, and makes no doubt but his statement made in the foregoing is correct and may be believed.
       James Erwin
Sworn and Subscribed before me February 19, 1833
       Mathew Patton

       I do hereby certify that according to my judgement, the foregoing applicant, James Parkhill , is not able from bodily infirmities, to go or attend Court.
       Mathew Patton, 19 February, 1833

1 certify that I was an Ensign in Colonel Watt's Regiment of what was called the Flying Camp, that Captain Houston belonged to said Regiment in the Summer and Campaign of 1776, that not being very intimate in Captain Houston's Company, could not swear that Mr .Parkhill belonged to it, but having a strong impregnation that he did. He lived, I know, in the same neighborhood with Captain Houston, and I have little doubt but what he has said is strictly true.
       B. Crawford
       Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 20 February, 1833

Pennsylvania
Franklin County

In testimony that Mathew Patton within named before whom the within proceedings were had is an Associate Judge of The Court of Common Pleas of Franklin County, I John Flanigan, Prothonotary Of said Court, have here to subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said court at Chambersburg this 20th day of February, 1833.
       John Flannigan
       Prothonotary







       
Children of JAMES PARKHILL and JANE UNKNOWN are:
2.       i.       JAMES2 PARKHILL, JR., b. Abt. 1790, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; d. Guernsey County, Ohio.
       ii.       JOHN PARKHILL, m. SUSANNA MCCULLOUGH.
       iii.       ANDREW PARKHILL.
       iv.       SAMUEL PARKHILL.
       v.       NANCY PARKHILL.


Generation No. 2

2. JAMES2 PARKHILL, JR. (JAMES1) was born Abt. 1790 in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, and died in Guernsey County, Ohio. He married ELIZABETH CAMPBELL February 13, 1810 in Mercerburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. She was born Abt. 1791 in Pennsylvania.

Notes for JAMES PARKHILL, JR.:
During the War of 1812, he served in Captain Beatt's Company.
After 1820, he moved to a farm near Concord, Adams Township, Guernsey County, Ohio
His Will was filed in October of 1838 and his wife was still living there as late at the 1860 census
                     Will of James Parkhill, Jr.

In the name of God, Amen. I James Parkhill of Adams Township, Guernsey County, and State of Ohio, being weak in body but of sound mind and memory thanks be to Almighty God for the same, do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form and following that is to say:
First:       It is my will that my funeral expenses and all my just debts be fully paid.
Second:       I give and devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Elizabeth Parkhill the one thirds, or in other words, all that is set off according to law to widows, and house with fifty dollars.
Third:       I give to my second son James Five hundred dollars over and above his share in said estate to be paid at the settling of said estate.
Fourth:       I give and devise to my children, that is to say, Washington, Jane, John, Andrew, Samuel, Jonathan, Elizabeth, Nancy, Eleanor, share and share alike after the above five hundred dollars paid to my second son James.
And Lastly: I hereby constitute and appoint John Dickson and Robert Marshall Executors of this, my Last Will and Testament, revoking and annulling all former Wills by me made and ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament.
In Testimony Whereof, I have here-unto set my hand and seal this seventh day of October,        A.D. 1838.

       (Signed) James Parkhill (Seal)

       
Children of JAMES PARKHILL and ELIZABETH CAMPBELL are:
3.       i.       ANDREW3 PARKHILL.
       ii.       JAMES M. PARKHILL.
       iii.       ELIZABETH PARKHILL.
       iv.       JANE PARKHILL, m. JACOB TEDRICK.
       v.       WASHINGTON PARKHILL.
       vi.       MARY PARKHILL, m. JAMES HINDS.
       vii.       SAMUEL PARKHILL.
       viii.       JONATHAN PARKHILL.
       ix.       NANCY PARKHILL, m. ALBERT DOTHARD.
       x.       ELEANOR PARKHILL, m. JAMES DOTHARD.
4.       xi.       JOHN PARKHILL, b. December 13, 1812, Franklin County, Pennsylvania; d. December 27, 1891, Hamilton County, Illinois.


Generation No. 3

3. ANDREW3 PARKHILL (JAMES2, JAMES1) He married SUSAN MARIE NEWLUN January 16, 1842 in Guernsey County, Ohio, daughter of DANIEL NEWLUN and HANNAH CULVER. She was born Abt. 1819.
       
Children of ANDREW PARKHILL and SUSAN NEWLUN are:
       i.       HANNAH4 PARKHILL, b. Abt. 1845.
       ii.       JULIE ANN PARKHILL, b. Abt. 1848.


4. JOHN3 PARKHILL (JAMES2, JAMES1) was born December 13, 1812 in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, and died December 27, 1891 in Hamilton County, Illinois. He married (1) MARTHA PATTERSON March 28, 1839 in Guernsey County, Ohio. She was born June 13, 1819 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and died September 22, 1871 in Hamilton County, Illinois. He married (2) MARY L. WOODRUFF HELMS 1873 in Hamilton County, Illinois. She was born March 10, 1845 in Kentucky, and died November 28, 1896.

Notes for JOHN PARKHILL:
His parents moved to Gurnsey County, Ohio when he was very young.

After 1864 he moved with his family to Hamilton County, Illinois
He is buried beside his first wife at Middle Creek Cemetery, Hamilton County, Illinois
He was the father of thirteen children by his first wife and three by his second wife.

More About JOHN PARKHILL:
Burial: Middle Creek Cemetery

Notes for MARTHA PATTERSON:
SEE PATTERSON FILE

More About MARTHA PATTERSON:
Burial: Middle Creek Cemetery

More About MARY L. WOODRUFF HELMS:
Burial: Richardson Hill Cemetery
       
Children of JOHN PARKHILL and MARTHA PATTERSON are:
       i.       ELIZABETH JANE4 PARKHILL, b. July 25, 1841, Guernsey County, Ohio; d. December 19, 1893; m. THEOPILAS JONES, December 23, 1886; b. 1832; d. March 30, 1892.

More About ELIZABETH JANE PARKHILL:
Burial: Hopewell Cemetery

       ii.       JAMES W. PARKHILL, b. November 29, 1843, Guernsey County, Ohio; d. January 28, 1865, Buford, South Carolina.

Notes for JAMES W. PARKHILL:
Died of wounds received in the Civil War.

       iii.       HENRY PARKHILL, b. October 05, 1845, Guernsey County, Ohio; d. March 11, 1885; m. MARY JANE MCAFOOSE; b. March 15, 1847; d. January 03, 1876.

Notes for HENRY PARKHILL:
He served in the Civil War from Gurnsey County, Ohio

More About HENRY PARKHILL:
Burial: Middle Creek Cemetery

More About MARY JANE MCAFOOSE:
Burial: Middle Creek Cemetery

       iv.       MARY ANN PARKHILL, b. April 22, 1847, Guernsey County, Ohio; d. March 09, 1923; m. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN JOHNSON; b. March 23, 1834; d. February 08, 1919.

More About MARY ANN PARKHILL:
Burial: Old Union Cemetery, near Poseyville, Indiana

Notes for BENJAMIN FRANKLIN JOHNSON:
He served in the Civil War from Indiana

More About BENJAMIN FRANKLIN JOHNSON:
Burial: old Union Cemetery, near Poseyville, Indiana

       v.       SARAH E. PARKHILL, b. January 27, 1849, Guernsey County, Ohio; d. July 21, 1929.

Notes for SARAH E. PARKHILL:
She never married.

More About SARAH E. PARKHILL:
Burial: I00F Cemetery, Dahlgren, Hamilton County, Illinois

       vi.       JOHN PARKHILL, b. 1851, Guernsey County, Ohio; d. September 29, 1853, Guernsey County, Ohio.
       vii.       ALONZO PARKHILL, b. March 28, 1853, Guernsey County, Ohio; d. 1898, Carter County, Missouri; m. (1) JULIE HOLLEY; m. (2) JULIA HALLEY; b. 1857; d. September 1920.

More About ALONZO PARKHILL:
Burial: Glass Cemetery

More About JULIA HALLEY:
Burial: Bristol Cemetery, near Barron, Missouri

       viii.       WILLIAM VINCENT PARKHILL, b. January 29, 1854, Guernsey County, Ohio; d. March 27, 1929; m. ANNA E. LEWEY, March 05, 1883, Montgomery County, Illinois; b. July 28, 1865; d. December 26, 1939.

Notes for WILLIAM VINCENT PARKHILL:
He practiced medicine

More About WILLIAM VINCENT PARKHILL:
Burial: Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Illinois

More About ANNA E. LEWEY:
Burial: Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Illinois

       ix.       MAGGIE CATHERINE PARKHILL, b. March 06, 1857; d. July 21, 1941; m. GEORGE MONROE MITCHELL; b. 1846; d. 1895, ElDorado, Illinois.

Notes for MAGGIE CATHERINE PARKHILL:
She was known as "Aunt Kate."

More About MAGGIE CATHERINE PARKHILL:
Burial: IOOF Cemerery, Dahlgren, Hamiltron County, Illinois

Notes for GEORGE MONROE MITCHELL:
He served in the Civil War from Gibson County, Indiana

5.       x.       EVA ESTELLE PARKHILL, b. March 25, 1859; d. April 03, 1938.
       xi.       IDA MAE PARKHILL, b. July 22, 1862; d. February 13, 1936; m. JOHN FRANKLIN UNDERWOOD; b. April 23, 1858; d. July 21, 1932.

More About IDA MAE PARKHILL:
Burial: IOOF Cemerery, Dahlgren, Hamiltron County, Illinois

More About JOHN FRANKLIN UNDERWOOD:
Burial: IOOF Cemerery, Dahlgren, Hamiltron County, Illinois

       xii.       ISABELL DENISE PARKHILL, b. May 18, 1864, Guernsey County, Ohio; d. December 27, 1957, Hamilton County, Illinois; m. DANIEL MORGAN TOLLEY, July 31, 1879, Hamilton County, Illinois; b. October 20, 1861, Hamilton County, Illinois; d. March 04, 1948, Hamilton County, Illinois.

Notes for ISABELL DENISE PARKHILL:
Final rites for Mrs. Isabel Tolley, ,93, Delafield, were conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Gholson funeral home in McLeansboro with the Rev. Clair Clark officiating. Internment was in the IOOF Cemetery. Mrs Tolley died at 8:30 a.m. Friday, December 27, 1957. Despite her advanced age, her death came unexpectedly. Bom May 18, 1864 In New Harmony, Ohio, she was the daughter of Mr and Mrs John Parkhill. Her husband, Daniel Morgan Tolley, and one daughter, Mrs Mary Walden, preceeded her in death.
She was a member of the Bethel Methodist Church.
Survivors include four sons: Henry Tolley       McLeansboro
                     Ernest Tolley       Dalgren
                     Clarence Tolley       Marion
                     Lawrence Tolley       Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Three daughters              Mrs Hazel Morris, McLeansboro
                     Mrs Chloe Maulding, St Louis, Missouri                                          Mrs Norma Emmerson, McLeansboro
28 grandchildren                                                 
37 great grandchildren                                          
20 great-great grandchildren

                     



                     

More About ISABELL DENISE PARKHILL:
Burial: Blooming Grove Cemetery, Hamilton County, Illinois

Notes for DANIEL MORGAN TOLLEY:
See Tolley family File for parents and children of this marriage.

More About DANIEL MORGAN TOLLEY:
Burial: Blooming Grove Cemetery, Hamilton County, Illinois

6.       xiii.       WILLIAM WARREN PARKHILL, b. April 13, 1867, Hamilton County, Illinois; d. June 06, 1925.

       
Children of JOHN PARKHILL and MARY HELMS are:
       xiv.       EDITH AMANDA4 PARKHILL, b. August 12, 1874; d. December 24, 1940; m. JOHN LOGAN TOLLEY; b. February 09, 1862; d. April 1950.

More About EDITH AMANDA PARKHILL:
Burial: IOOF Cemerery, Dahlgren, Hamiltron County, Illinois

Notes for JOHN LOGAN TOLLEY:
See Tolley Family File for parents.

More About JOHN LOGAN TOLLEY:
Burial: IOOF Cemerery, Dahlgren, Hamiltron County, Illinois

       xv.       GEORGE ANDERSON PARKHILL, b. July 22, 1876; d. April 14, 1910, Pineville, Anderson County, Missouri; m. ISABEL ROUSH; b. February 19, 1881; d. June 17, 1964, Armona, Calofornia.

More About GEORGE ANDERSON PARKHILL:
Burial: Pineville, Anderson County, Missouri

More About ISABEL ROUSH:
Burial: Grangeville Cemetery

       xvi.       BEATRICE PARKHILL, d. Middle Creek Cemetery.

Notes for BEATRICE PARKHILL:
Apparently died in infancy


Generation No. 4

5. EVA ESTELLE4 PARKHILL (JOHN3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born March 25, 1859, and died April 03, 1938. She married MARION FRANCIS CROSS, son of JOHN CROSS and NNNCY BURTON. He was born July 14, 1854, and died January 13, 1932.

More About EVA ESTELLE PARKHILL:
Burial: Arkansas

More About MARION FRANCIS CROSS:
Burial: Arkansas
       
Child of EVA PARKHILL and MARION CROSS is:
       i.       LENA5 CROSS, m. DANIEL BENJAMIN CROSS, June 30, 1897, McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois.


6. WILLIAM WARREN4 PARKHILL (JOHN3, JAMES2, JAMES1) was born April 13, 1867 in Hamilton County, Illinois, and died June 06, 1925. He married ELIZABETH ANN COOPER, daughter of JOHN COOPER and CELIA BAXTER. She was born March 09, 1869, and died May 06, 1916.

More About WILLIAM WARREN PARKHILL:
Burial: IOOF Cemerery, Dahlgren, Hamiltron County, Illinois

More About ELIZABETH ANN COOPER:
Burial: IOOF Cemerery, Dahlgren, Hamiltron County, Illinois
       
Child of WILLIAM PARKHILL and ELIZABETH COOPER is:
7.       i.       GEORGE W.5 PARKHILL.


Generation No. 5

7. GEORGE W.5 PARKHILL (WILLIAM WARREN4, JOHN3, JAMES2, JAMES1) He married ALMA //.
       
Children of GEORGE PARKHILL and ALMA // are:
8.       i.       RALPH CECIL6 PARKHILL.
       ii.       HOWARD PARKHILL, b. 1920; d. 1928.

Notes for HOWARD PARKHILL:
Howard , drawing water from the well for his mother to wash clothes, slipped and fell in the well and drowned.


Generation No. 6

8. RALPH CECIL6 PARKHILL (GEORGE W.5, WILLIAM WARREN4, JOHN3, JAMES2, JAMES1) He married DORA ELAINE DRAPER.
       
Children of RALPH PARKHILL and DORA DRAPER are:
9.       i.       CAROL LOUISE7 PARKHILL.
10.       ii.       SHARON SUE PARKHILL.


Generation No. 7

9. CAROL LOUISE7 PARKHILL (RALPH CECIL6, GEORGE W.5, WILLIAM WARREN4, JOHN3, JAMES2, JAMES1) She married S. L. SMITH.
       
Children of CAROL PARKHILL and S. SMITH are:
       i.       SHARRI LYNN8 SMITH, b. October 11, 1961; m. KEITH COOK, December 29, 1979.
       ii.       DAVID CHARLES SMITH, b. March 26, 1963.


10. SHARON SUE7 PARKHILL (RALPH CECIL6, GEORGE W.5, WILLIAM WARREN4, JOHN3, JAMES2, JAMES1) She married CONRAD JASINSKI.
       
Children of SHARON PARKHILL and CONRAD JASINSKI are:
       i.       RHONDA8 JASINSKI.
       ii.       MIKE JASINSKI.
       iii.       ROBIN JASINSKI.
       iv.       ROBERT JASINSKI.


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