Bethia Parshall

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Bethia Parshall, daughter of David Parshall and Mary Gardiner, was born at Aquebogue, Suffolk Co., New York, 19 February 1724/25.1,2,3 She died at Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey, 23 January 1783,1,4,3 and was buried in the Old Cemetery, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey.3

Bethia married (1) Jacob Mann, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), say 1740;2 she married (2) Reverend David Youngs, son of John Youngs and Ann Hallock, at Aquebogue, 21 February 1743;1,2,3 she married (3) Benjamin Halsey, possibly the son of Samuel Halsey of Southampton, after 1753.1,2,5

Administration of David's estate was granted to "Mrs. Bethya Youngs," 25 June 1752.6

Family 1

Jacob Mann d. bef. 1744

Family 2

Reverend David Youngs b. 3 Jan 1719, d. 18 Apr 1752
  • David Youngs3,2 b. 29 Aug 1745, d. 31 Aug 1796
  • Hannah Youngs+3,2 b. 13 Jun 1747, d. 15 Nov 1827
  • Ephraim Youngs2 b. 26 Oct 1749, d. 20 Sep 1783
  • James Youngs2 b. 22 Jan 1752, d. 18 Sep 1783

Family 3

Benjamin Halsey b. 10 Dec 1721, d. 19 Feb 1788
This person was last edited on22 Dec 2017


  1. [S331] Frank Nellis Parshall and Homer Leroy Parshall, To and From James and Catharine Parshall (Manhattan, Kansas: s.p., 1968), 45, further cited as Parshall and Parshall, Parshall Family.
  2. [S56] First Presbyterian Church, History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, N. J. Part II: The Combined Registers, from 1742 to 1885 (Morristown, New Jersey: Banner Steam Print, 1931), 269, further cited as First Presb. Ch., The Combined Registers.
  3. [S318] Selah Younges Jr., Youngs Family: Vicar Christopher Younges: His Ancestors in England and His Descendants in America: A History and Genealogy (New York: p.p., 1907), further cited as Younges, Youngs Family.
  4. [S221] Daughters of Founders & Patriots--GMB, "Youngs, James (N. J. Militia) and Thomas Youngs, (N. Y. patriotic service) and Rev. John Youngs (1598 or 1602-1671/2)," National Genealogical Society Quarterly 22 (March 1924): 24-25, further cited as Daughters of Founders & Patriots, "James Youngs Lineage."
  5. [S2024] Jacob Lafayette Halsey, Edmund D. Halsey and Francis Whiting Halsey, Thomas Halsey of Hertfordshire, England, and Southampton, Long Island, 1591-1679: With His American Descendants to the Eight and Ninth Generations (Morristown, New Jersey: The Jerseyman, 1895), 43, 52, further cited as Halsey, et al., Halsey Genealogy.
  6. [S1817] Kenneth Scott, Genealogical Data from Administration Papers from the New York State Court of Appeals in Albany (New York: The National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York, 1972), 375, further cited as Scott, Genealogical Data from Administration Papers.