|Daniel moved his family to Johnson Co., IN about 1836. In the late 1830s they moved again to Effingham Co., IL.|
Daniel was Effingham County Commissioner in 1839-40 and then Probate Justice until his death in 1841.
On November 23, 1838, Daniel Parkhurst purchased two parcels of 40 acres each of federal land for $1.25 an acre (total of $50x2) in Effingham Co., IL.
On September 20, 1839, Daniel Parkhurst purchased one parcels of 40.97 acres of federal land for $1.25 an acre (total of $51.20) in Effingham Co., IL.
The 1820 census of Warren Co, TN, shows Daniel as "Daniel Parkharst"
1 male under 10: Robert Calvin
1 male 16-25: Daniel
2 females under 10: Rosanna, Lucinda
1 female 16-25: Celia
1830 census of Warren Co., TN:
Parkhurst, Daniel 111001-001101
<5 1 Job
5<10 1 John M.
10<15 1 1 Robert Calvin, Lucinda
15<20 1 Rosanna?
30<40 1 1 Daniel, Celia
Rosanna should only be 13, which would put her in the previous group.
The 1840 Census of Effingham Co., IL, shows Daniel as: 0030001-0000001.
Daniel was 40-50, 3 children were 10-15, and Elenore was 50-60. This may indicate that besides Job, two of Elenore's children were living with them.
Email from Kevin Perkins:
This is copied from my abstract of January 26, 1887 it is written with quill pen on very old and frail paper. I find no Parkhursts on the map, but may be able to on the 1899 plat. There was an Opal Shelton Parkhurst
here in the 1950's I think. I will send you the copy as soon as I can get to it.
Abstract of title to the following Real Estate to wit.
The SE1/4 of the NW1/4 of Section Two (2) also the S1/2 of the NE1/4 of the NW1/4 of Section two (2) all in Township Seven (7) N R five (5) East containing 60 acres of land more or less.
No 1 United States to Daniel Parkhurst
Entry dated Nov 23rd 1838 E1/2 NW1/4 Section 2 T7N R5E 87..98/100 acres See land book certificate of auditor of state to Co. Clerk in co. clerks office
No 2 John T. Tucker
Jennetta S. " wife
Rosana " wife
John M. Parkhurst
Elizabeth " wife
John B. Parkhurst
Mary " wife
Robert C. Parkhurst
Heirs of Daniel Parkhurst, dec
W.D. dated Oct 10, 1851 conveys E1/2 NW1/4 Section 2 Town 7 N R 5 E 81.98/100 consideration of $300.00 Recorded Oct 10, 1851 Book D. P152. And same deed re-recorded to correct the record in recording the first record recorded Sept 1875 Book 15 P 47.
Note. The above are the only heirs of Daniel Parkhurst, dec. the estate was fully settled many years ago under the old Probate J. P. law B. F. Kagay
No. 3 Elenor Drysdell
Widow of Daniel Parkhurst deceased
Q.C.D. dated June 7th 1855 conveys E1/2 NW1/4 Section Two (2) Town Seven (7( N. R. five (5) Est of the 3rd P.M. Consideration $40.00 Recorded Book 15 P 29
(Note: John T. Tucker was married to Lucinda Caroline Parkhurst, Daniel's daughter. As an heir, Caroline's portion of the estate passed to Thomas when she died, sometime before 1842)
1835 6 Apr, Warren Co., TN The will of Clabourn Gunter, dec’d, was produced in court by John Patterson who was appointed execr, whereupon John G. W. Rose and Daniel Parkhurst made oath that they saw the said Clabourn sign the will. (Warren County TN Will Books 1-3, Vol I, Betty Moore Majors, 1992, p. 21)
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