Jonathan Park was born on March 30, 1695 in Newton, Massachusetts to Jonathan Park and Elizabeth Spring. He first married to Sarah Coolidge on April 28, 1720 in Watertown, Massachusetts. Sarah died on March 5, 1721.

Jonathan remarried to Abigail Smith on October 12, 1721 in Newton, Massachusetts. They moved to Sutton in the 1720s. In 1730, Jonathan purchased 300 acres of land from William Dun for 425 pounds. This piece of land was part of a gran to Richard Dun to Reverend James Allen. It was bounded "westerly by Backquachoag (Blackstone) River, and 200 rods south of Worchester." Jonathan died in Sutton on December 20, 1763.

Today, an area remains called Park Hill, named after the Park family that lived here. Jonathan's homestead still stands as well, surrounded by syeamore trees.


Offspring of Jonathan Park and Sarah Coolidge (1700-1721)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jonathan Park (?-?)

Offspring of Jonathan Park and Abigail Smith (1697-1786)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Sarah Park (1724-1770) 8 May 1724 Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 1770 Queensbury, Warren County, New York, United States Asaph Putnam (1724-1796)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Eben Putnam's book on the Putnam family
  • History of Sutton, Massachusetts
  • The Warren, Little, Avery Gen. by Samuel P. Avery 1847
  • Automated Archives CD-Rom #100, Salt Lake Cith, UT. 1993