Ezekiel Parkhurst

1806–after 1870 (Age 64)
Smith, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Ezekiel

When Ezekiel Parkhurst was born in 1806, in Smith, Tennessee, United States, his father, David Ezekiel Parkhurst, was 23 and his mother, Jane Jenkins, was 23. He married Elizabeth Wakefield in 1825, in Smith, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died after 1870, in Smith, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Parkhurst
Elizabeth Wakefield
Marriage: 1825
Elizabeth Parkhurst
Cynthia Ann Parkhurst
Nancy Parkhurst
David Parkhurst
John C. Parkhurst
Thomas Parkhurst

Spouse and Children

Smith, Tennessee, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 19

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Parkhurst, for example in Sussex, Surrey, and Hampshire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ezekiel Parkhurst, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ezekiel Parkhurst, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ezekial Parkhurst, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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