Some Descendants of Dorcas Aikens (Solomon, James) and Nathaniel Parmenter of Barnard

  1. Dorcas "Dolly" Parmenter was born on 26 Feb 1782 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 322] She died on 20 Jun 1861 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 201] She married as his second wife Gen. Joseph Foster on 20 Oct 1819. [HBVT, p. 201] Joseph Foster was the son of Capt. and Dea. Joseph and Susannah (Roberts) Foster. [HBVT, p. 201] He was born on 10 Sep 1759 in Ware, Massachusetts. [HBVT, p. 201] He died on 27 Dec 1839 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 201] He married first Deborah Tracey of Hartford, Connecticut. [HBVT, p. 201] She was born about 1756 and died on 15 Nov 1818 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 201] Joseph had no children. [HBVT, p. 201]
    Joseph was a corporal in the Revolutionary War. [HBVT, p. 201] He was a general in the Vermont militia. [HBVT, p. 201]
  2. Polly Parmenter was born on 15 Jan 1784 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 322] She married Israel Tupper [HBVT, p. 322] on 21 Dec (or 24 Nov) 1803. [TTD]
  3. Nathaniel Parmenter was born on 18 Jun 1786 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 322] He may have married Hannah Cheney. [HBVT, p. 322] Hannah, the daughter of Moses and Lucy (Dexter) Cheney, was born on 24 Oct 1789. [HBVT, p. 322]
  4. Solomon Parmenter was born on 16 Jan 1789 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 322]
  5. William Parmenter was born on 25 May 1791 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 322] He may have married Rosamond Holden. [HBVT, p. 322]
  6. Jerusha Parmenter was born in Apr 1793 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 322]
  7. Susanna Parmenter was born about 1800 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 322] She died on 22 Mar 1802 in Barnard. [HBVT, p. 322]


HBVT Newton, William Monroe, History of Barnard, Vermont, with family genealogies, Vol. II, Burlington, Vermont Historical Society, 1928.
TTD Tupper, Franklin Whittlesey, Thomas Tupper and his Descendants, Boston, Tupper Family Association of America, Inc., 1945.