1887 Greene County Iowa History



1887 Greene County History 

"P" Biographies



DR. CASTANUS B. PARK
      
b. 14 Dec 1834 Grafton, VT, son of Castanus B. Park; (Res. Grand Junction); physician & banker; 16th VT Inf. & 1st Vt. Heavy Artillery-Civil War
       m. Nancy D. Carlton 3 July 1856 (b. Andover, VT, dau of Joseph Carlton)
       Children- Jennie M., William L. d. 1886, and one child d. in infancy

O. W. PARK
      
b. Windsor Co VT, son of Thomas & Lucinda Park (Res. Jefferson)
       m. (1) Lydia Jane Arnold (d. Dane Co WI)
       m. (2) Mrs. Lucia M. Stone (b. 1821 Orange Co VT, dau of Samuel Chamberlain)
       Children- Ada m. Edwin Williams, Ella L. m. William T. Anderson, and Frank L.
       Step-children- Charles H., Crawford, and Genevieve Stone

WESLEY R. PARK
      
b. 28 Sept 1832 Windsor Co VT, son of Thomas K. Park; (Res. Grand 
Junction)
       m. Calista D. Hazeltine 18 Nov 1855 (dau of Orrin B. Hazeltine of Dane Co WI)
       Children- Agnes M. m.William G. Rugg

JAMES PARKER
      
b. 4 Oct 1829 Lincolnshire, Eng., son of William & Martha (Bernard) Parker; (Res. Willow twp.)
       m. Phoebe Ann Hern 2 April 1855 (b. 28 Jan 1838 Devonshire, Eng., dau of John & Phoebe (Bowers) Hern)
       Children- Alfred and George H.

FREMONT H. PARMENTER
      
b. 22 Feb 1856 Weston, VT, son of Horace & Lucinda (Carlton) Parmenter; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Hattie Hadley 19 Feb 1882 (b. Windham Co VT, dau of George Hadley)
       Children- none listed

WILLIAM S. PAUL
      
b. 26 July 1843 Linn Co IA, son of Jonathan & Dorcas Paul (Res. Scranton twp.)
       m. Susan Campbell 20 Dec 1877 Greene Co IA (b. 20 Dec 1849 Linn 
Co IA)
       Children- Rachel D., Thomas T., Myrtie E. d. age five years

WILLIAM H. PERKINS
      
b. 17 Feb 1852 Wales, son of John Perkins; (Res. Angus, Washington twp.)
       m. Jane Morgan Sept 1881 (dau of Thomas Morgan)
       Children- Janett, John, and Edith

WILLIAM H. PERKINS
      
b. 30 Oct 1838 Berkshire Co MA, son of William & Eliza (Hathaway) Perkins; (Res. Scranton); Co. B, 10th Massachusetts Infantry- Civil War & First NY Light Artillery, Battery A.
       No wife or children listed

MARTIN PETERSON
      
b. 28 Jan 1840 Denmark, son of Peter & Karie Peterson  (Res. Scranton twp.)
       m. Hannah Peterson 1864 (b. 2 March 1840 Denmark, dau of Jacob Peterson)
       Children- Charles, Albert ( Peter & Mary, Eleanora, Nora, Edwin, Sanford all deceased)

JOHN E. PETTIT
      
b. 10 Aug 1848 Columbiana Co OH, son of Andrew & Mary (Elliott) Pettit; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Mary Peddicord 22 Sept 1882 (b. Winnebago Co IL, dau of John 
Peddicord)
       Children- Estella and Charles

E. P. PHELPS
      
b. 1849 Lorain Co OH (Res. Scranton)
       m. L.E. Rininger (b. Seneca Co OH)
       Children- Mabel, Edna, Raymond, and Homer

WILLIAM H. PIERCE
      
b. 21 Dec 1847 Dane Co WI, son of Nelson Pierce; (Res. Grand Junction)
       m. Amelia J. Burk 22 Sept 1877 (dau of Allen Burk)
       Children- Fred A.

HARVEY POTTER
      
b. 17 July 1834 Lewis Co NY, son of Chester & Dinah (Miller) Potter; (Res. Jefferson)  Co. H, 105th Illinois Inf - Civil War
       m. Mary L. Price 24 Aug 1862 (b. Illinois)
       Children- none listed

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