John Parmelee, immigrant ancestor, was one of the first settlers of Guilford. Connecticut, and one of the twenty-five signers of the Plantation Covenant, June 1, 1639. He died in New Haven, November 8, 1659, leaving property inventoried at seventy-eight pounds, thirteen shillings. His will was probated January 3, 1659-60. His home lot in Guilford was on the site of the present Congregational church and contained two and a half acres. He married (first) Hannah (second) Widow Elizabeth Bradley, who died in New Haven, January, 1683. After his death she married, May 27, 1663. John Evarts. of Guilford. Children : John, born about 1620, mentioned elsewhere; Hannah, about 1625; Mary, married, September 16. 1660, Dennis Crampton, of Guilford.