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Patience Parker b. ~1742

Thank you for accepting me into Parker Heritage. My 5 GGM was Patience Parker b. ~1742, who married James Sellers. They lived in Chatham, NC and migrated to TN. I have atDNA matches to both Parker and Benton ancestors - I am investigating whether Patience came from a Parker-Benton marriage. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!

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9 Replies · Reply by Jim Harris Mar 24

Update on the Box family

I was contacted by Linda Grimes about the Box family. She is descended from Mary Keys first marriage to William Bolton. Mary Keys second marriage was to Michael Box. Linda has send me some information that I will be adding to my file. Linda has giving me permission to share her research with other researchers. I will be glad to forward the information on. Wayne     Linda Grimes  From:genealogylindag@gmail.com To:Wayne Parker Thu, Jan 4 at 12:35 PM     “Wow! Lots of information on the Box…

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3 Replies · Reply by Linda Grimes Mar 9

Information for Bill Pruiett Richard Parker of Orange and Chatham Counties , NC

  P401 was added to this group in October 2013. His oldest ancestor is Richard PARKER (Major in Revolutionary War) born about 1728 in Orange Co, NC, died 1799 in Greene County, GA. He married Ann HOGAN. This line migrated to Georgia, then Bexar, Rust, and Liberty Counties Texas. P402 was added to this group in December 2013. He descends from Daniel PARKER, born 1756 P422 was added to this group in August 2014. He descends from Elvington H. PARKER, born 1810 in Georgia, and died after March…

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5 Replies · Reply by Steven Charles Kratz Dec 21, 2023

👋 Hi there, nice to meet all of you cousins.

Thank you Michael Parker for setting this all up. It's a pleasure to meet all of you cousins! I'm Barbara Tien. My grandmother married into the Parker family by wedding Ross Isaac Parker in Schenectady, New York, where he was a young engineer for General Electric in 1915 or so. His father, grandfather, and back generations were all Quakers who had come to Indiana and Ohio from North Carolina with the great Quaker migrations. I've found these stories fascinating precisely because they connect me…

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3 Replies · Reply by Steven Charles Kratz Dec 21, 2023

Bedford Co. Virginia, William & John Parker not connected to William Parker/Wm Hosley proven

Thank you so much for your research by everyone as the Bedford County, Virginia Old Creek connection is also in the Pittsylvania Tax Record where we have 2 William Parker, the one of William Parker/William Hosley with slaves and the other William Parker and John without slaves and the kicker is Old Womans Creek.  Two different William Parker, the William Parker in the 1839 Will list William Hosley is not the William Parker in the Bedford County, Virginia record listing Old Womans Creek.  There…

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7 Replies · Reply by Steven Charles Kratz Dec 20, 2023

Long Lost Parker!

I hope this finds you well. I am James Parker. Direct descendant of the Parkers of Ashe County, North Carolina. For the past four years, I have been stuck at my fifth-great-grandfather, Jesse Parker (1805 NC- 1871 Ashe County, NC). He lived on in North Fork which is located in the Creston area of Ashe; directly next to Mountain City, TN. I have my ancestors accounted for from Jesse downward. Alas, I have not found Jesse's parents. Family tradition states that his father was a man named…

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Parker’s of Accomack

I am reposting this here as I see it has the most recent entries. 

Hi all, I’m not sure where to get started. I am the granddaughter of Marguerite Virginia Parker (married Franklyn E Dailey Jr). I have traced my ancestors as following:

George Parker (born 1520)
John Parker
John Parker Jr.
John Parker III
William H Parker
Michael Parker
Joseph Crockett Parker
Joseph Ambrose Vincent Parker
Ambrose Dominic Parker

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Christianna Mills Saecker (Me)

Penny Louise Howell (Mother)

Joseph Jarvis Howell (Grandfather) 1929-2001, Suffolk, VA

Sallie Maie Parker (Great Grandmother) 1902-1987, Born in Gates County, NC. Died in Suffolk, VA

Lillie Mae Harrell (2G GM) 1882-1973 Gates County, NC

Richard Bruce Harrell (3G GF) 1852-1929 Gates County, NC

Noah Blount Harrell (4G GF) 1823-1890 Gates County, NC

William Henry Harrell Jr. (5G GF) 1806-1886…

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My wife and I own a house and farm on an old section of the Staunton River now Leesville Resovoir in Pittsville, Pittsylvania County Virginia. I have been doing research on the age of our home and history of the property. I have found paperwork a map left by the previous owners The Johnson family that identifies the house as the Old Parker Place. The Johnsons owned the neighboring property and small cabin next door for many years and are listed as having worked with or for the Parkers on…

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Jeffery Bulls replied to Jeffery Bulls's discussion Looking to learn more about my family.
"Yeah those are my grandparents on my mom's side. Most of them are unfortunately dead at this point, my parents are dad 90 and mom 89, also I found out that my great-granddad's name was named Frank Parker married to May (don't know her maiden name).…"
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Jevette Burciaga replied to Jeffery Bulls's discussion Looking to learn more about my family.
"i see info for a nell parker who married into the chester downing family in bell, co on family search. It is a start at least. maybe you can find family of that line to reach out to ."
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I am adopted, so I do not know that much about my adopted family. What I do know is that my Grandmother on my mom's side was a Parker by blood, her name was Nell Parker. She married into the Downing family. That is all I can remember, we live in the…
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Jim Harris replied to Jim Harris's discussion Patience Parker b. ~1742
"Wayne - I would be interested in that, although I'm not quite sure what to ask for!"
Mar 24
Wayne N. Parker replied to Jim Harris's discussion Patience Parker b. ~1742
"Jim, That is correct. I have posted a lot of information on PH about our FG#7 Parker family. I will be more than glad to seen you any of my research files to you by email , Wayne"
Mar 23
Jim Harris replied to Jim Harris's discussion Patience Parker b. ~1742
"Thanks again, Wayne. You are most generous in spending the time on this. I am guessing, then, the 6 William Parker, Sr, d: Bef. 1787 in NC or TN you listed here might have been the grandson William that was mentioned in Richard Parker III will?"
Mar 23
Wayne N. Parker replied to Jim Harris's discussion Patience Parker b. ~1742
I need correct a statement that I posted easier . William Parker who married Mary Benton was the nephew of Jonathan Parker who married Mary sister Charity Benton.
As for Wilktree I am still able to see information on there so I did get…"
Mar 21