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Date: Sat 06 Aug 2016 2:24 PM
From: Linda Wagoner
     Have found Margery Parr Perry listed as the daughter of William Parr (b. 1480) and Mary Salisbury in numerous family trees but other records show his 4 daughters being Maud, Anne,Elizabeth, and Mary. None of these daughters married a Parr. Does anyone know who the parents of Margery Parr (b. abt 1520, married Richard Perry) were? Thinking this is a glitch in my family tree and hoping to make sure my info is correct. Thanks in advance for any help anyone can offer.
Linda Plant Wagoner

Date: Thu 03 Dec 2009 12:57 PM
From: Linda Mason
     PARR in Kentucky, USA (1.) John Parr/Pair (b. abt 1780) (m. ?) Jane unknown, so this oldest generation is speculation; (2.) James R. Parr (b. abt 1805) in Mercer Co. KY USA. James (m. 12 Dec 1823) Nancy B. Hunn (b. 05 Jul 1809) in Mercer Co. KY USA. By 1850, James was not on the scene and Nancy, with her Parr children, was in Platte Co. MO USA. This male lineage has been Y-dna tested and found to be R1b1b2* or R-M269 haplogroup (Ysearch.org ID = 3DCAY). The best match, so far, is a 33/37 marker match with Jack Parr parrresearch@sympatico.ca; however, no genealogy connection has ben found thus far. Any contact is welcome. Linda Holmes Mason Masontree(@&#41aol&#46com

Date: Tue, 23 Dec 1997 10:40:16 -0600
From: Barbara L Kirkland
     PHILLIP PARR of Southfarham, Essex Co, VA – died ca 1701. Spouse was JUDITH ALLAMAN, dtr of THOMAS ALLAMAN. Evidently he died young since his daughters were unwed and wife pregnant with fourth child. In his will he names Father-in-law THOMAS ALLAMAN, brother-in-law RICHARD COVINGTON, kinsman p RICHARD CARTER.
     PHILLIP was the father of: MARY who married CHARLES BREEDLOVE; CONSTANT who married THOMAS EDMONDSON; JUDITH who married 1) JOHN DYKE III, and 2) HENRY FAULKNER, and ANN who married WILLIAM BOULWARE. His widow married JAMES EDMONDSON and had other childen. His children inherited from the SAVAGEs and the WEBSTER line? Who were the parents of PHILLIP PARR? Where did he come from prior to Essex Co, VA. What is the connection of the PARR family and the SAVAGE – WEBSTER families?

Date: Mon, 22 Dec 1997 16:53:20 EST
From: Jean
     Desperately looking for the ancestor of John PARR Sr. b ca 1730 possibly in York Co, Va. John married Miriam (Fletcher?, Collier?, Bloom?). John was in Halifax Co., Va in 1752, 1753,1755, and 1756. He was in the vestry of Antrim Parish in 1756. John d 1808 in Patrick Co., Va. John & Miriam had the following children: 1. Noah = Abashaba Clark, 2. Mary = Robert Crump, 3. Elizabeth = John Peter Corn 24 May 1781 in Henry Co., VA, 4. John Jr. = Mary Smith d/oWm Smith & Hannah Jackson John Jr d 1806 Patrick Co., 5. Arthur = Mary (Morgan?) and 6. Miriam = John Fletcher 16 Sept 1783 in Henry Co., VA.. John PARR had two known brothers: 1. William PARR d 1787 Caswell Co., NC and 2. Henry PARR see Will Book 1 pg 156 Patrick Co., VA. Please e-mail me at jhk12925(@&#41aol.com Many thanks in
advance!!!!!!!!!!!!

Date: Sun, 11 Jan 1998 12:20:43 +0100
From: Helen Young
     I am researching the family of John PARR, d. ca 1825, Lincoln Co., Tenn. His wife was Mary, d. 1834, Obion Co., Tenn. Their children were (1) Mary PARR SHERRILL, d. 1845, Lincoln Co., Tenn.; (2) Susannah PARR ABERNATHY, d. 1841, Lincoln Co., N.C.; (3) William PARR, d. 1877, Ouachita Co., Ark.; (4) John PARR, d. 1852, Ouachita Co., Ark.; (5) Berryman Turner PARR, d. 1849, Barry Co., Mo.; (6) Moses PARR, d. 1837, Obion Co., Tenn.; (7) James PARR, d. 1869, Caldwell Co., Tex.; (8) Zebulon PARR, d. 1865, Giles Co., Tenn.). Many of the children of the brothers moved to Texas. I am also interested in William PARR, who died between 1816 and 1820 in Sumner Co., Tenn.

Date: Thu, 22 Jan 1998 13:20:10 EST
From: Jobeth
     I’am looking for information on Alexander Parr, b:1832 Va. (possibly WV). I have found another Alexander with a son named Alexander as well that may or may not be his father. He married Julia Abrams in 1867, he may have been in the Civil War as well but no proof either way. They then moved to Iowa, had 11 children and he died in 1901. I am stumped past these few facts. Help!! I do hope someone may have an idea of where to search next or a clue or two. Any help I can give someone I’d be happy to do.
Thanks, Jobeth

Date: Sun, 8 Feb 1998 14:29:05 EST
From: P. Wheeler
     I am searching for more information on Thomas Parr, born in VA (c1730?) md. Mary. Wasliving in Mecklenburg Co, NC by 1789. He had at least five sons and at least one daughter. The sons: John, d. 1827, Mecklenburg Co, NC; Thomas (md. Dorcas), d. 1845, Union Co, SC; Bridges (md. Penelope Howze), d. 1839, Butts Co, GA; Clabourne, d. 1830, Union Co, SC and Allen, d. 1830, Union Co, SC.
     My ancestor was Bridges Parr, Sr. above. I descend through his son Bridges Parr, Jr. (b. 1805, probably Lancaster Co, SC; d. 1863 as a very old Civil War soldier from Clay Co, AL) He md. Penny ?. Their son was Bridges Parr, III (1839, Meriwether Co, GA; 1870-Murdered in Hood Co, TX) he md. 1st Rachel Royster in Talledega Co, AL, and md. 2nd my ancestor Sarah Jane Williamson, nee McCoy in Hood Co, TX.) They had one child, Nancy Roxie Anna Parr (Pear) who md. William Jasper Forsythe, they are my great grandparents.

Date: Sat, 21 Mar 1998 2:55 PM
From: Trish Parr
     I am looking for a Thomas and Pauline Parr said to have immigrated to Canada in the early 1800s. Anyone having anything on these two the news would be greatly appreciated as they are suspected to be my 3xs greats!
     “In loving memory of James Parr born at Athboy, 1804, died 1887, Harris Parr (nephew) son of Joseph & Elizabeth Parr, Cornaveagh, born 1846, died 4th Aug. 1919, Frances Blair (Robinson) his wife born near Armagh 1843, died 1st May, 1920.” – as quoted from Knockbride A History, page 467, second paragraph. Would appreciate hearing from anyone with connections to these Parrs. ~ Thanks. Trish.

Date: Thu, 11 Jun 1998 00:16:48 EDT
From: Mary Ann Wamsley
     Looking for family of Elizabeth PARR who m. Alexander LORENTZ 1843, Harrison Co., VA, or other PARR – LORENTZ marriages. Mary Ann Wamsley, Arlington, VA

Date: Sat, 23 Jan 1999 17:55:43 EST
From: Karen
     I have a lot of information on the Parr family from REDMILE, Leicestershire, England. Would be happy to help any Parr cousins from this area. You may contact me. Karen

Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 23:02:53 -0600
From: Bruce A Raymark
     I’m looking for Charles B. Parr born about 1870 in Michigan or Canada (Ontario?) I’m having trouble finding my bloodline in Canada. I also need to know if Charles had siblings. All I know was he married a Catherine and he was an engineer and had four children (Caroline, Lois, Charles Jr and Byron).

Date: Thu, 1 Apr 1999 22:48:56 EST
From: Emily Shawn Parr
     I am looking for relatives of JAMES EDWARD PARR of Norfolk, VA (1862-1931). He was the son of Susan Pulley and William Parr. But he was the biological son of a man named COLEMAN. James married Virginia Frances Simpson. They had 13 children: Claude, Bessie, Thomas, William, Mary “Retta”, George, Ruth, Baby Ruth (who died young), Janie, Daniel, Edward, Annie Mae, Lawrence “Buddy” Thanks for your help. Emily Shawn Parr

Date: Thu, 24 Jun 1999 13:53:51 EDT
From: Jenny
     Looking for information on the Parr family from Hayling Island, Hampshire, England back in the 1800’s. ~ Jenny

Date: Sat, 9 Oct 1999 21:57:03 +1300
From: Moira Edge
     PARR in Scotland 1907. Does anyone have a marriage, probably after 1907, Ceicel REID b. Muirkirk, Ayr, Scotland 1887, who married a PARR? The PARR cousins often came back to Scotland to visit relatives in Paisley, Renfrew. Tom McGINIGLE still talks of them. Love to make contact. Cheers from Moira

Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 18:58:10 -0600
From: Lorrie Howard
     Looking for any info on John Parr born in Columbus, Belmont, OH about 1849. He married Armelia Ann Reed. I think my aunt said they had 4 children – Arch Parr ( my grandfather) Arthur Parr, Orville (married to Cora) and Eva Parr. They at sometime migrated to Nebraska settling in Merna. After Armelia passed away in 1920 It is believed John moved to California.

Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2000 23:16:02 EST
From: Justro
[update added to original query that was dated 12 Oct 1999]
     I am looking for Charles Edward Parr born in the late 1800s in Philadelphia, PA who married Martha V. Mulvey . . . also looking for Lorena Edna Parr who married Harry Worrell, and Hattie M. Parr who married Elwood Oliver. All died in New Jersey. Other family names Simmons, Fleck, Murphy, Worrell and Oliver.
     I am looking for the Parr family from Philadelphia, PA. KENSINGTON area in the 1800’s William Parr m. Sarah Reid. Edward and Charles Parr were their children. Don’t know of any other childrens. Charles Parr m. Emma Vanarsdale. Charles E. Parr m. Martha M. Mulvy Lorena Edna Parr m. Harry Henry Worrell, # 2 Allen Morphew Hattie Marie Bell Parr m. Elwood Oliver. All moved to Clementon, NJ.

Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2000 01:18:23 EST
From: Howard
     Parr family in La. Suzanne (Suzette) Parr, (also sometimes spelled Part), born abt. 1800, married Cyrille Sonnier May 13, 1822 & she died Aft. 1844. Her father & grandfather were both Thomas Parr. They lived in the St. Martinville & Lafayette area of La. Does anyone else have this family?

Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 16:36:57 EDT
From: Joyce Parr Blevins
     Looking for info George Parr married Holt (Nannie, Annie, Nancy), around Fincastle Virginia probably around 1860-1890. Children: Frank B. Parr, Raymond Parr, Turner Parr and several others. George apparently died early. His wife Nannie, Annie, or Nancy is buried in Roanoke, Va. Any info appreciated. Thanks Joyce Parr Blevins

Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2000 08:33:45 -0500
From: Susan Wilkins
     I am researching the Parr line that lived in Isle of Wright County, VA. My ggg grandfather was JOSEPH M. PARR, born about 1806 in Isle. His father was JORDAN PARR, born 1770-1780 in VA. Above Jordan is WILLIAM PARR > THOMAS PARR > WILLIAM PARR, born about 1681 in VA. I am interested in sharing info on this line. Thanks. Susan Wilkins

Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2000 13:48:51 -0000
From: Des Gander
     Looking for any information on family of my Ann Susan PARR who married my William GANDER on 19 Jan 1812 in St.Mary’s, Newington, Surrey, England. All I know is that she was buried at All Hallows the Great in the City of London in 1825 aged 43 so she was born c.1782. It’s possible that she had a brother named William PARR if it helps anyone. (William & his wife Elizabeth and their children were living at the same address in Upper Thames Street some 6 years after Ann Susan died). Would love to know more! Des Gander

Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2000 09:09:59 -0500
From: Jack Parr
     George Parr (born 4 January 1824 at Waterbeach Cambridge, England) had his picture taken when he was 85 years old at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I also have a picture with the caption, “another son of Hattie Diekls (Pickle ?) uncle George Parrs daughter.” That picture was also at Cedar Rapids, but in a different style and had the phographer “Kadgihn Studio” embossed on it. That’s all I have on the family of George Parr, I am interested in finding out more of George and his family.

Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2001 11:02:06 -0400
From: Susan Bow
     I’m searching for any information on my Parr family from Ont. Canada. William Parr b. 1825, England married Rachel Morrow, b.1830, Ireland they had 8 children all born in Ont. Susan Parr-Bow

Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 20:44:30 +0200
From: Israel Oren
     My GGgrandfather is James Monroe Parr (Sr) B: 14 Feb 1861 in IN and was married to Edna Josephine Prine B: 28 Oct 1858 Ark. I would be interested in finding out who were the parents and brothers and sisters of James Monroe Parr. One lead is to a John C. Parr B. 1833 in Indiana, but I have no real confirmation or papers to prove this. Any help would be appreciated. Israel Oren (James Ray Faddis)

Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2003 14:45:21 +0100
From: Peter Matthews
     My grandmother was Martha Jane Parr of Mouldsworth, Cheshire born in 1865, daughter of Robert Parr and Hannah Darlington. Robert’s father was also Robert, a schoolmaster in the Mouldsworth area but born in Runcorn, Cheshire. Can anyone help please?

Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2003 09:57:24 -0800
From: Byron Ames
     Please consider the following information which is all I have on my great grandfather.
      1) Per National Park service Civil War soldiers #824 Parr,John Company A,B 8th. Battalion, Georgia Infantry in as Private Out as Private.
      2) In the Index to Georgia Confederate Pension Files page #740 – J.D.Parr , srv Co. B. 8th.GA. see Mrs. M.E. Mooney wid of Floyd Co. GA.
      3) J.D.Parr married Mary Elizabeth Patterson b.1843 d.May 10 1933 on April 19 1860. She 2nd. married Horace G. Mooney Dec.15 1870.
      4) John D. Parr and Mary Elizabeth Patterson Parr had two children.Ella Parr b.1860/61 married B.J.Trammel and Montie Laura Parr b.Oct. 15 1862 d. Aug.8 1940 married John Lawson McAfee my grandfather.
      5) John D. Parr enlisted May 2 1862 died of fever in hospital in Charleston SC Sep. 17 1862 and was sent home dead. One month before 2nd. daughter born.
     I am unable to find where John D. Parr is buried or marrage license or birth certificates I only have pension application. Would appreciate any information or the above info entered on your excellent web site. Byron Ames in Henderson Nevada

Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 16:58:34 -0600
From: Donna French
     I can link myself to a Parr family in New Jersey from 1848 – Oliver B Parr ‘s born in 1848 parents were Thomas and Charlotte. Living in Middelsex county New Jersey. Oliver was married twice: Augustinia and Harriett. He lived in Bayonne also.
     Children of Oliver and Aigustinia were: John O. – born 1869; Emma L. – born 1871; Augustus – born 1873; Franklin – born 1875; Oscar D. – born 1878 and died 1963; and Thomas C. born 1879. Then at some point Oliver married Hattiet (Hattie Rogers) and they had – Olivia, Harriett, Oliver, Stanley, and Florence. Olivia was my great grandmother.
     They all lived in New Jersey at birth. Please contact me if you know about this family. Thank You and may God bless you. Donna

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