Wilson Teverbaugh Parkhurst

15 June 1828–12 February 1859 (Age 30)
Garrard, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Wilson Teverbaugh

When Wilson Teverbaugh Parkhurst was born on 15 June 1828, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States, his father, John M. Parkhurst, was 29 and his mother, Abigail Sellers, was 29. He lived in Nineveh, Johnson, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 12 February 1859, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Franklin Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John M. Parkhurst
Abigail Sellers
Matilda Parkhurst
Owen Parkhurst
Robert Samuel Parkhurst
Sarah Parkhurst
James C. Parkhurst
Sarah Parkhurst
Wilson Teverbaugh Parkhurst
Elijah Parkhurst
Mary Ann Parkhurst
Daniel Parkhurst
Nancy Parkhurst
John Parkhurst
Lucinda Caroline Parkhurst
Abagil Parkhurst
Martha J Parkhurst

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World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 2

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 13

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

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.

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Sources (2)

  • Wilson Parkhurst in household of John Parkhurst, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wilson T Parkhurst, "Find A Grave Index"

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