Parkhurst James Postlewait

28 June 1876–10 May 1961 (Age 84)
Anderson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Parkhurst James

When Parkhurst James Postlewait was born on 28 June 1876, in Anderson, Kansas, United States, his father, William James Franklin Postlewait, was 24 and his mother, Mary Etherton, was 28. He married Sarah "Sadie" Pomeroy on 25 December 1897, in Colony, Anderson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas, United States in 1930. He died on 10 May 1961, in Bucklin, Ford, Kansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bucklin, Ford, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Parkhurst James Postlewait
Sarah "Sadie" Pomeroy
Marriage: 25 December 1897
Emma Mary Postlewait
Frank E Postlewait
Martha Alzina Postlewait
Esther Philena Postlewait
Charles Parkhurst Postlewait
Effie Postlewait
Vera Postlewaite

Spouse and Children

25 December 1897
Colony, Anderson, Kansas, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William James Franklin Postlewait


    Mary Etherton




World Events (8)

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 1

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Postlethwait .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • P J Postlewait, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Parkhurst J Postlewaite in household of Frank Postlewaite, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Parkhurst Postlewaite, "United States Census, 1920"

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