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James Willie Parker from Kentucky?

Hi all, I'm desperately trying to find information on my grandfather James Willie Parker who had my father with a woman named Lois Ada Arnold on April 1, 1957 in Ohio. My dad was adopted at age 2 or 3 after Lois and James had parted ways and his name was changed. His birth name was James Arnold Parker. It says on his birth certificate that his dad is James Willie Parker who was born in Kentucky. My father's mother Lois was born in Ohio it says and her birthday is somewhere around January 13,…

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Ruh row Raggy......DNA Delay

Hoping for a resolution from the lab, was getting really excited, but it looks like I am delayed in my yDNA info. Has anyone else run into this recently? Hoping it's just that they are backlogged. Results pending went from an March/April date to a late May/June date....  "We understand your frustration in not receiving your results as anticipated. We appreciate your patience as we work to provide you with reliable, accurate results. There are many possible reasons for your delay, such as our…

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5 Replies · Reply by Sheila Maureen Parker Benisek Apr 10

Update on Mrs. Raymond Parker Fouts.

To all of Ray friends, Just wanted to let you all know that I have heard from Rex Perry a cousin of Raymond Parker Fouts.  Rex wrote me the e-mail below. "Wayne, I thought that I would let you know that I spoke with Raymond Parker Fouts in her home in Florida. She is still suffering the effects of the stroke that she had a year or so ago and does have some heart problems. All in all, she sounded pretty good. I told her that all of the folks who had an interest in genealogy missed her and…

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2 Replies · Reply by Michael R. Parker, O.D. Mar 7

PARKER Y-DNA at Family Tree DNA

Family Tree DNA has changed the format of the "Landing page" for surname projects.  You can see the changes to our page at: https://www.familytreedna.com/groups/parker/about/background All of the previous information is still there.  You can now post photos and messages.  To read and post messages, click on the "activity feed".   An important new feature is a daily discount coupon for DNA test orders.   The coupons are supposed to posted at 10 a.m. central time each day.  The coupon is a one…

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Josephus or Joseph PARKER and wife Nancy Ann ALLEN Family group ydna 7

Josephus or Joseph PARKER was in the civil war fighting for the south.  See Confederate pension record for Nancy Ann PARKER.  Wonder if there is any info in this record to help determine where he was born in Alabama.  1850 Census for Josephus PARKER list his wife Nancy in Houston Co TX.  1860  Census for Joe or Jos PARKER list his wife and children.  Also 3 very other interesting items.  Family next to Josephus PARKER also born Alabama.  Were they from the same area in Alabama these 2…

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My paternal grandmother is Armatha Parker of Johnston Co, NC., (1885-1923). Her father was William Thomas Parker also of Johnston Co, NC (1856-1927) and was married to Emily Jane Holly. William Thomas was the son of Pharaoh Parker (1829-1905) in Johnston Co, NC. Pharaoh's father was Joseph Parker (1778-1863) married to Lucinda Prescott. It is beyond Joseph Parker where a dead-end occurs.

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George Willard Parker's parents

I am looking for Willard Parker and Harriet (Wheeler) Parker who are listed as the parents of George Willard Parker on his 1894 death record in Michigan.  In the 1880 Michigan census, George reports that his parents are from Vermont.  I keep seeing a Dr. Willard Parker in Vermont, but not with a wife named Harriet.  Has anyone ever run across these folks?

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James Willie Parker born in Kentucky

Hi everyone!

I'm a newbie and need some help finding more out about my grandfather. My dad was born in 1957 and adopted at around 2-3 years of age and they changed his name. His birth name was James Arnold Parker.

I've attempted to find out more about his father/my grandfather James Willie Parker who was born in Kentucky and the Parker side of the family but have found nothing so far.

Does anyone know of a James Willie Parker who was born in the 1920's…

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