Sunday, October 2, 2011


Here is a quick look at my G-G-Grandfather, William W. Parks and his wife Lucinda ?.
William Parks was born c. 1844 in Rowan Country, North Carolina, the son of Dempsey Parks and Nancy Bean Parks.

1850 Census - William appears as Willa Parks age 6 in Rowan County North Carolina with parents and siblings.

1870 Census - William appears in Grayson County, Virginia, Old Town Township, Nuchollsville Post Office b. North Carolina, age 26, with wife Cenia age 25.

1880 Census - William appears in Grayson Couty, Virginia, Old Town Dist. (Dist. 39),
age 36, b. NC, parents both b. NC, occupation : machinist, wife Sennae age 35.

1900 Census - wife Senah (Lucinda) appears as widowed on this census, in household of son Day? Parks and his family, in Grayson County, Old Town Dist.

Family of William W. Parks and Lucinda:
Evans Alexander Parks b. Sep or Nov 1869 (this is my great grandfather)
Sarah Parks b. abt 1873
Jefferson Parks b. Dec 1874
Rosa L. Parks b. abt 1877
Alberta Parks b. Oct 1879
Ennis Parks b. Apr 1886
Ollie Parks b. Mar 1888

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