Charley Parkhurst
 Charley Parkhurst, Stage Coach Driver

Charley Parkhurst Charlie (Charley) Parkhurst

Born: unknown
Died: December 29, 1879 in Watsonville, California

     Primarily a loner, Charley Parkhurst was a stage coach driver who drove for a variety of stage coach lines in California in the 1850's and 60's

     Like most stage coach drivers, Charley Parkhurst chewed tobacco, drank a fair amount and gambled a bit  

     By 1870 Charley Parkhurst was a retired stage coach driver living a quiet life 

     It was not until friends found Charley Parkhurst dead in bed, that they realized that Charley Parkhurst was a woman

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