1R. D. Smyth, The Descendants of John Parmelee, NEHGR Vol. 53, pp. 405-406 (Oct. 1899).
"1. JOHN PARMELEE,1 Parmily, Permely, Parmalee, or Parmelin,was one of the first settlers of Guilford, Conn., and was one of the twenty-five signers of the Planatation Covenant on June 1 (O. S.), 1639. He died in New Haven, Nov. 8, 1659, leaving property inventoried at £78. 13s. The will was probated on Jan. 3, 1659-60. His home lot in Guilford was on the site of present First 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.
The children of John and Hannah Parmalee were:
2. i. JOHN,2 b. about 1620; d. January, 1687-8.
ii. HANNAH, b. about 1625; m. Sept. 30, 1651, John Johnson of New Haven, Conn. and Newark, N. J.
iii. MARY, m. Sept. 16, 1660, Dennis Crampton of Guilford, and d. March 31, 1667. He d. Jan. 31, 1689.".