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Larry Parker (#47328870)
 member for 6 years, 29 days
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Bio Photo My cousin Kathy Surma McHugh had collected some Parker family ancestry information. In July of 2001 (I think it was) Kathy printed out many copies and passed those out to her two siblings and her 38 surviving cousins on her Parker side.

It took me year or so before I discovered I had an interest in finding out more information about my ancestors. I decided to put Kathy's information in the form of a chart on my computer, so I could understand the information and relationships better. Then I decided that I wanted to add more names and information to the chart, including, of course, my mother (maiden name Zeller) and her ancestors.

After I found a lot more information, then it became harder to find even more. So for something to do, I eventually created 12 more charts for various living and deceased relatives. They are posted for all to see for free on RootsWeb WorldConnect. A link to my chart is below.

In 2010, I started creating memorials here on FindAGrave. I also submit information to other people to add to memorials they created.

I very much want to thank a woman I have never met, Francine York, who very generously transferred the management to me of 17 Parker memorials she had created, after taking a photo of 17 grave markers in Old Oak Cemetery in Norridgewock, Maine.
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 • 103 Memorials Added
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Tanya Reed Bush
RE: William S. Besson
Dear Larry,

Sometimes a random act of kindness has a deeper impact than one could begin to imagine. From the very core of my heart I thank you for the gift of the photographs you shared of my great grandfather-in-law, but moreover you have given my mother-in-law a part of her family history she has never seen before. The true gift in all this is that my mother-in-law is in the final stage of cancer and she only has a short time left here with us. She was a very loving mother and a wife for the past 50 years. She was a dedicated grade school teacher for 30 years and has devoted her life to others. Your random act of kindness has brought so much happiness to a very deserving woman and I truly truly thank you from our entire family. I would also like to add one final notes as a photographer myself for 20 years. These photos are amazing. You are a very special person and I will never forget the unconditional act that you have done.

My dearest sincerity,
Tanya Reed-Ringo Bush
Added by Tanya Reed Bush on Aug 24, 2016 1:39 AM
RE: Elizabeth
Thank you for letting me know!
Added by Georgia on Aug 20, 2016 2:08 PM
Elizabeth "Betsey" Parker of Norridgewock

I'm searching for information about the parents of Elizabeth "Betsey" Parker who married Asa Longley (my 4th gg). She may have been born in Groton, MA.

In your research of the Parker family have you ever come across any indication of who her parents might have been.

Added by Georgia on Aug 20, 2016 10:54 AM
Memorial Updates
Hi Larry,

If a member isn't cooperating, ie: declining your edits or refusing to post without proof, just bypass them. I haven't found anywhere in Find a Grave's FAQs that we're "REQUIRED" to provide proof.

Send your edits to, include the memorial ID you want to update. Be short and to the point, this way they don't have to decipher what you're asking. I do this all the time when an edit is declined, or when a member is difficult.

I encountered a member who transfers their memorial to Find a Grave when I submit an edit. All you can do is chuckle and feel sorry for them!

Remember no one is perfect, we've all made mistakes. This process isn't etched in stone. If a mistake is made—it can be easily fixed.

Thank you for your contribution to Find a Grave!
Added by Connie on Jun 12, 2016 3:54 PM
RE: Beulah Porter
Thank you for the update to her findagrave site and for sending the link to her funeral home record.
Added by CarrieVirginia on Jun 08, 2016 11:52 AM
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RE: Alice Griswold Buch
Thanks for the funeral record for my grandmother!

Added by Click Picture for Details on May 29, 2016 2:57 PM
Kathleen Clemence
RE: Douglas Putnam and James Venables
Thank you - edits accepted

Added by Kathleen Clemence on May 21, 2016 11:53 PM
Kathleen Clemence
Douglas Putnam and James Venables
Hi Larry,

Will you please provide a source for each of the death locations you would like updated for Douglas and James? Thanks -

Added by Kathleen Clemence on May 21, 2016 4:34 PM
Patricia Steele
RE: Harriett Chubb
Larry, thank you so much for my great grandmother's information! That was so thoughtful of you and it is information I did not have.
Patricia Steele
Added by Patricia Steele on May 17, 2016 4:35 PM
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Dear Larry: Thank you for posting Mr. Fiddler's picture so promptly. It's deeply appreciated!
Added by Lღve Fღrever on May 12, 2016 8:07 PM
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