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It was right before Christmas in 1951 and the location was in Arkansas. It was a cold and windy night with a clear and star filled sky. A boy age six asked his mother if she needed some firewood and if so could he go get it. She knew that he wanted an excuse to go outside, she put on his coat, cap and gloves and opened the door for him and told him he could bring some firewood from the woodpile and add it to the wood piled on the porch. As he headed across the yard with Rusty, his dog, he…

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1 Reply · Reply by Michael R. Parker, O.D. on Monday

Parker's In Anson Co. N.C.

Hi, Here is what I know and don't know about Nicholas Parker & Family in Anson County, N.C.  Nicholas came to Anson Co. (Burnsville District) in 1774 when he was 19 years old.  He had a good bit of money and bought up land along the Rocky River to farm.  He was married to Mary, (can't find out her last name).  They had four children Polly, birth date unknown, who married a David Allen.  Huldah born in 1791 married Benjamin Allen.  Susannah, birth date unknown, who married Joshua Presley, said…

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4 Replies · Reply by Eva Maria Parker Roe Dec 1

John Edward Parker 1612(?)- 27 Jun 1662

OK, I need some help! I know that John Edward or Edward John Parker was not born in 1622 in CT. I know that he was married to Elizabeth Wood. They had a son John (Edward) Parker (Jr.) (?) So does anyone have an papers of John Edward/Edward John Parker's birth? Location? There are approximately 10+ members that I have contact with, but I "still" cannot find, locate or contact anyone in England that ties in with this line.  Any suggestions? I have found that there are a few mistakes is posted…

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2 Replies · Reply by Kathy Jo Bryant Nov 6

I have been researching the early Parkers of Pittsylvania County, Virginia for years and have had no dramatic breakthroughs in all that time.  But I recently purchased the 1782-1812 personal tax lists from Binn’s and the information was enlightening so I will share it here.  The tax list information is combined with deed information, and some other sources that…

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Parker Family Question (Walas Ann/Joseph Charles)

I'm currently looking for more information about my Parker family. 

My great grandmother is Walas Ann Parker (born Sept. 26, 1889 in Pottsville, AR; died June 13, 1956 in Del Rio, TX). She married James Monroe Patterson (b Feb. 26, 1892 in Lamar Co. TX) on March 5, 1914 in Francis, OK. 

Her parents were Joseph Charles Parker (born April 9, 1857, died July 19, 1946) and Margaret Catherine Wells (born 1853, died Oct 24, 1900). I believe he was born in Charleston, SC and died in…

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Searching for Parker Family Ties

I am searching for ties to the Parker family. I have been told we are descendants of Quanta Parker through my great, great grandfather, Walter Session Crook, Sr.. We have very little information about his life. Please help us identify who is in this photo.  The man in the center is my g,g grandfather, Walter Session Crook, Sr. who was born in Hillsboro, TX. This photo was taken approx. 1921-23 outside the home he built in Cameron Park in Waco, TX.…

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Michael R. Parker, O.D. commented on Jessica Fritts's blog post Parker Family Question (Walas Ann/Joseph Charles)
"Have you checked the US Census records for Joseph Charles? Perhaps you know when and where he married? Welcome to PH! Mike"
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Michael R. Parker, O.D. replied to Wayne N. Parker's discussion Merry Christmas and Happy New year.
"Nice story and excellent timing of the post. As the grandson of a Baptist preacher, I had plenty of good teaching from my family and accepted Christ as my Savior at a revival in our church when I was twelve. Over the years I strayed from my beliefs…"
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It was right before Christmas in 1951 and the location was in Arkansas. It was a cold and windy night with a clear and star filled sky. A boy age six asked his mother if she needed some firewood and if so could he go get it. She knew tha…
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Michael R. Parker, O.D. commented on Richard Bradley's blog post Parkers of Pittsylvania, VA -- All from adjoining Bedford County?
"Nice research, I thank you for sharing."
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Richard Bradley posted a blog post
I have been researching the early Parkers of Pittsylvania County, Virginia for years and have had no dramatic breakthroughs in all that time.  But I recently purchased the 1782-1812 personal tax lists from Binn’s and the information was enlightening…
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