Mark Parmenter

1822–
Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Mark

When Mark Parmenter was born in 1822, in Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, Nathaniel Parmenter, was 36 and his mother, Abigail Cheney, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Parmenter
1786–1852
Abigail Cheney
1792–1861
Elmina Parmenter
1810–
Mark Parmenter
1822–
Ch M Parmeter
1826–

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

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.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 5

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

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.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Essex): occupational name for a maker of facings and trimmings, Middle English, Old French par(e)mentier (from parement ‘fitting’, ‘finishing’, Late Latin paramentum, a derivative of parare ‘to prepare or adorn’).

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

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