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John Gibson Parkhurst
Birth: Apr. 17, 1824
Death: May 6, 1906

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Diplomat. Served in the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 9th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, then as Provost Marshal General for the Department of the Cumberland. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on May 22, 1865 for "gallant, faithful, and meritorious services". After the war he served as United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Michigan from 1866 to 1869, and as United States Minister to Belgium from 1888 to 1889. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Stephen Parkhurst (1780 - 1856)
  Sally Gibson Parkhurst (1786 - 1831)
 
 Spouse:
  Amelia Bresee Noyes Parkhurst (1833 - 1861)*
 
 Children:
  Kate Amelia Parkhurst Goodyear (1855 - 1891)*
  Margaret Powers Parkhurst Morey (1861 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Maria Parkhurst Dibble (1808 - 1884)*
  Emeline Eliza Parkhurst (1810 - 1896)*
  Phebe Ann Parkhurst (1813 - 1885)*
  William Stephen Parkhurst (1816 - 1869)*
  Helen Margaret Parkhurst (1821 - 1823)*
  John Gibson Parkhurst (1824 - 1906)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Coldwater
Branch County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section C, Lot 9
 
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Record added: Nov 25, 2001
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 9, 2014
Thank you for your service to our country and in helping to make it strong. Rest In Peace.
- Gloria
 Added: Sep. 9, 2014

- Ryan Curtis
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