PARSONS

Supplemental Information to "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith & Associated Families, Vol 1" © 1996, Judy Parsons Smith, p. 119, 120.

Joseph Parsons

Joseph Parsons [i],  b. ca. 1690, VA[ii]; m. ca. 1714[iii], VA to Sarah Woodson [iv], b. ca. 1692, VA. 

Joseph  & Sarah (Woodson) Parsons  had a son:

*  Richard Parsons  Sr ., m. to Elizabeth Feathers

Richard Parsons , Sr.

Richard Parsons  Sr ., son of Joseph  & Sarah (Woodson) Parsons , b. ca. 1720[v], Wilkes Co., NC[vi]; d. 21 Feb 1785[vii], Pittsylvania Co., VA[viii]; m. ca. 1744, VA to Elizabeth Feathers , b. ca. 1725, Wilkes Co., NC. 

Richard  & Elizabeth (Feathers) Parsons  had eleven (11) children:

1.    Lydia Parsons , b. ca. 1760, Pittsylvania Co., VA; d. aft. 1805, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
2.    Hannah Parsons
, b. ca. 1746, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
3.    George Parsons
, b. ca. 1750, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
4.    Joseph Parsons
 Sr , b. ca. 1752, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
5.    John Parsons, b. ca. 1754, Pittsylvania Co., VA; d. 6 Jan 1856, Lee Co., VA.  
6.    Samuel Parsons
 b. ca. 1756, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
7.    William Parsons
, b. ca. 1758, Pittsylvania Co., VA; d. 16 Mar 1818, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
8.    Joseph Parsons
, b. ca. 1740-1752, Pittsylvania Co., VA; d. aft. 1801.  
9.    Agnes Parsons , b. ca. 1748, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
10.  James Parsons
, b. ca. 1753, VA; m. to Mary Unknown .  
11.  Richard Parsons
 Jr ., b. ca. 1758, VA

John Parsons

5.  John Parsons, son of Richard  & Elizabeth (Feathers) Parsons , Sr., b. ca. 1754, Pittsylvania Co., VA; d. 6 Jan 1856, Lee Co., VA; m 1st ca. 1776, VA to Mary Simmons , b. ca. 1758, VA; m 2nd to Sarah Unknown  b. 1758, Pittsylvania, VA.

John  & Mary (Simmons) Parsons  had six (6) children:

5.1.        Samuel Parsons , b. ca. 1781, Pittsylvania Co., VA; m. 1st ca. 1800 to Miss Unknown ; m 2nd to Charlotta Fletcher Carter .  
5.2.       
William Samuel Parsons [ix], b. ca. 1777, VA  
5.3.       
Nancy Parsons , b. ca. 1779-1782, Pittsylvania Co., VA; d. after 1839, Lee Co., VA; m. to Alexander Alexander .  
5.4.       
John "Jackie" Parsons , b. 1802, NC; d. 5 Feb 1857, Lee Co., VA, drowned while crossing a river.  
5.5.       
Mr. Parsons  
5.6.       
Miss Parsons

John  & Sarah (Unknown) Parsons  had nine (9) children:

5.7.        Eli Parsons , b. 1780, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
5.8.       
Frederick Parsons , b. 1782, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
5.9.       
Leviney Parsons , b. 1784, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
5.10.    
Sally Parsons , b. 1786, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
5.11.    
Gabriel Parsons , b. 1788, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
5.12.    
Jesse Parsons , b. 1790, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
5.13.    
Lydia Parsons , b. 1792, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
5.14.    
Richard Parsons , b. 1794, Pittsylvania Co., VA.  
5.15.    
John Parsons, b. 1796, Pittsylvania Co., VA

James Parsons

10.  James Parsons , son of Richard  & Elizabeth Mary (Feathers) Parsons , b. ca. 1753-1760, VA; m. to Mary Unknown .

10.1.  Michael Parsons , b. 1785; m. to Jane Norris .  This line being researched by Jack Mart in  at afchief@siscom.net

Samuel Parsons

5.1.  Samuel Parsons , son of John  & Mary (Simmons) Parsons , b. ca. 1781, Pittsylvania Co., VA; m. 1st ca. 1800 to Miss Unknown ; m 2nd to Charlotta Fletcher Carter .

Samuel Parsons  had a (1) son:

5.1.1.    John Parsons , b. 1802.

William Samuel Parsons

5.2.  William Samuel Parsons [x], son of John  & Mary (Simmons) Parsons , b. 16 Nov 1789, North Carolina; d. 6 Jan 1856, from bowel complaints; m. 18 Aug 1814 to Phoebe Elizabeth Pennington [xi], daughter of Edward  & Martha (Flanary) Pennington , b. 26 Sept 1794, North Carolina; d. 186/63, Lee Co., VA.

William S. Parsons  was a farmer.

William Samuel  & Phoebe Elizabeth (Pennington) Parsons  had nine (9) children:

5.2.1.         Elizabeth Parsons , b. 16 Oct 1816, Slemp, Lee Co., VA – twin to Edward ; m. 25 Feb 1868 to Michael Calton .  
5.2.2.        
Edward Parsons , b. 16 Oct 1816, Slemp, Lee Co., VA – twin to Elizabeth ; d. 3 Jul 1887, Slemp, Lee Co., VA; m. ca. 1840, Lee Co., VA to Margaret Jones .  
5.2.3.        
Mary Parsons , b. 1 Mar 1818, Lee Co., VA; d. 1 Apr 1860; m. to Abraham Davis Zion .  
5.2.4.        
John Parson s , b. 1821, Lee Co., VA; m. to Mary Bishop ;[xii]  
5.2.5.        
Martha ‘Mattie’ Parsons , b. 1823, Lee Co., VA; m. to Joseph Bishop .  
5.2.6.        
William Parsons , b. 1828, Lee Co., VA; d. 13 Mar 1864, a prisoner of the Civil War, Camp Douglas, IL; m. 1848 to Amanda Olinger .  [This is the line from which the updates below beginning with Roy Ellis Parsons descend.  Several generations were excluded to conserve space.  For information on the missing generations see Vol. 1, p. 119-122.]  
5.2.7.        
Rebecca Parsons , b. 1833, Lee Co., VA; m. to Dr. F. Wells  
5.2.8.        
Zion Parsons , b. 1835, Lee Co., VA; d. Lee Co., VA; m. to Martha Unknown .  
5.2.9.        
James Kyle Parsons , b. 17 Oct 1859, Lee Co., VA; d. 29 Nov 1954, Pennington Gap, VA; m. 1 Dec 1882 to Orlena Smith . [Change from Vol. 1–p. 122, He was incorrectly listed as Zion Mitchell Parsons’  son.]

John "Jackie" Parsons  

5.4.  John "Jackie" Parsons[xiii] , son of John  & Mary (Simmons) Parsons , b. 1802, NC; d. 5 Feb 1857, at age 55 while crossing a river; m. ca. 1825 to Rebecca Pennington , daughter of Edward  & Martha (Flanary) Pennington[xiv] , b. 12 Jul 1805, Pennington Gap, Lee Co., VA; d. ca. 1886, Lee Co., VA; bur. Parsons Cemetery, Lee Co., VA.

John  & Rebecca (Pennington) Parsons  had eleven (11) children:

5.1.1.         Minerva Parsons , b. 1826; d. 6 Feb 1859; m. Edward McDonald Smyth , son of John  & Jane Smyth .  
5.1.2.        
William A. Parsons , b. 1828; d. 4 Jan 1877, Pocket, Lee Co., VA; m 1st bef. 1851 to Mary Jane Calton ; m 2nd bef. 1861 to Rosa C. Olinger .  
5.1.3.        
James Monroe Parsons , b. 20 Feb 1830; d. 2 May 1877; m 1st 14 Oct 1851 to Lucinda Bishop ; m 2nd 11 Feb 1874 to Amanda (Olinger) Parsons , widow of William Parsons , son of William S.  & Phoebe (Pennington) Parsons .  See Vol. 1, page 121.  
5.1.4.        
Phoebe Parsons , b. 11 May 1832; d. 12 Jul 1888; m 7 Feb 1853 to Zion Flanary  
5.1.5.        
Martha "Patsy" Parsons , b. 5 May 1834; d. 8 Jan 1869; m. 27 Mar 1855 to Zachariah Thomas Cecil  
5.1.6.        
Mary P. "Pop" Parsons , b. 1836; d. 18 May 1880; m 14 Sep 1866 to John Morrison Smyth .  
5.1.7.        
Mitchell Cecil  Parsons , b. 7 Jun 1838, Lee Co., VA; d. 17 Feb 1895; m 1st 20 Nov 1860 to Martha Russell , daughter of Isaac  & Patsy (Pennington) Russell ; m 2nd 19 Jul 1870 to Mary Crabtree ; m 3rd 15 Apr 1892 to Saphronia Hobbs .  
5.1.8.        
David Perry Parsons , b. 20 Aug 1840, Lee Co., VA; d. 5 Jan 1917, Lee Co., VA; m 1st 15 Jul 1860 to Mary Jane Sage , daughter of John Davis Sage ; m 2nd 17 Jul 1869, Lee Co., VA to Amy "Annie" Carter .  David Parsons  and his family went to Missouri , following his father-in-law, John Davis Sage.  Some of his children were born there.  However, he was not satisfied and returned to Lee Co., VA some years later.  
5.1.9.        
Rebecca L. Parsons , b. 1842, Lee Co., VA; d. Tennessee; m. 19 Dec 1865 to Robert Bartlett .  
5.1.10.     
Susannah C. Parsons , b. 5 Aug 1846, Lee Co., VA; d. 12 Oct 1880; m. 11 Feb 1869 to James Patrick Crabtree .  
5.1.11.     
Virginia G. Parsons , b. 1847, Lee Co., VA; d. ca. 1918; m. 23 May 1875 to John W. Smyth , son of David  & Mary (Harris) Smyth .  No Issue.

John Parsons

5.1.1.  John Parsons [xv], son of Samuel Parsons  b. 1802.

John Parsons had seven (7) children:

5.1.1.1.    Joseph Parsons [xvi]
5.1.1.2.   
Steve Parsons [xvii]
5.1.1.3.   
Bill Parsons [xviii]
5.1.1.4.   
Jim Parsons [xix]
5.1.1.5.   
John Jackson Parsons [xx]
5.1.1.6.   
Amy Parsons [xxi], m to Rev. Jim Edwards [xxii], of Madison County , a Baptist preacher  
5.1.1.7.   
Dizie Pennington [xxiii]  
5.1.1.8.   
Mary Ann Parsons , m. to Mr. Dixon

John Parsons

5.2.4.  John Parsons, son of William Samuel  & Phoebe Elizabeth (Pennington) Parsons , b. 1802, possibly Harlan Co., KY[xxiv]; d. 1872; m to Barbara (Bailey) Spencer [xxv].

It was said that “Granny Judie” could spit tobacco into a barrel at 20 paces.

John Jackson  & Barbara ( Bailey )( Spencer ) Parsons  had six (6) children:

5.2.4.2.    Sallie Parsons , m. to Mr. Creech .  
5.2.4.3.   
Elizabeth Parsons , m. to Mr. Green .  
5.2.4.4.   
Abigail Parsons , m. to Mr. Hoskins .  
5.2.4.5.   
Enoch Parsons , d. during the Civil War.  He was a Union soldier.  
5.2.4.6.   
Susie Ann Parsons

Mitchell Cecil  Parsons  

5.4.7.  Mitchell Cecil  Parsons[xxvi] , son of John  & Rebecca (Pennington) Parsons , b. 7 Jun 1838, Lee Co., VA; d. 16 Feb 1895; m 1st 20 Nov 1860, Lee Co., VA to Martha Russell , daughter of Isaac  & Russell (Pennington) Russell ; m 2nd 19 Jul 1870 to Mary Crabtree .

Mitchell Cecil  & Martha (Russell) Parsons  had a (1) son:

5.4.7.1.    Mitchell Cecil  Parsons , b. ca. 1862; d. 6 Sept 1867.


Updates

 

 

5.2.6.  William Parsons

 

5.2.6.1.   John Silas Parsons

 

 

 

           Amanda Olinger

5.2.6.1.8.  Roy Ellis Parsons

 

 

 

 

           David Smyth

 

              Mary Jane Smyth

 

 

 

          Mary Harris

Roy Ellis Parsons

5.2.6.1.8.  Roy Ellis Parsons , son of John  Silas & Mary Jane (Smyth) Parsons , b. 11 May 1889, Lee Co., VA; d. 12 May 1945, Lee Co., VA; m. 12 May 1912, Knox Co., TN to Cora Ann Allen , daughter of Elbert  & Mary Elizabeth (Phipps) Allen , b. 20 Dec 1887/88, Union Co., TN; d. 24 Oct 1959, Lee Co., VA.

Roy Ellis  & Cora Ann (Allen) Parsons  had three (3) children:

5.2.6.1.8.1.      John Allen  Parsons, b. 13 Feb 1913, Lee Co., VA; d. 25 Feb 1964, Lee Co., VA; m. Dec 1940 or Jan 1941 to Mary Helen Newman .  
5.2.6.1.8.2.     
William “Mart” Martin Parsons , b. 23 Nov 1915, Pennington Gap, Lee Co., VA; d. 1 Jun 1977, Richmond, VA; m 1st to Norma Orr ; m 2nd Bettie Alice Holt .  
5.2.6.1.8.3.     
Ruby Marie Parsons , b. 12 Mar 1917, Lee Co., VA; d. 1985, Lee Co., VA; m. 15 Aug 1938 to Farce Peters .

John Allen Parsons

5.2.6.1.8.1.  John Allen  Parsons, son of Roy Ellis  & Cora Ann (Allen) Parsons,  b. 13 Feb 1913, Lee Co., VA; d. 25 Feb 1964, Lee Co., VA; m. Dec 1940 or Jan 1941 to Mary Helen Newman.

John Allen & Mary Helen (Newman) Parsons had four (4) children:

5.2.6.1.8.1.        John  “Johnny” Parsons, b. 28 Aug 1942, Lee Co., VA; m. 13 Oct 1962, Lee Co., VA to Patti Bunch, daughter of George English & Joann (Belcher) Bunch, b. 19 Dec 1945, Lee Co., VA.  No Issue.
5.2.6.1.8.
2.        Helen Ruth Parsons, b. 10 Aug 1944, Lee Co., VA; m 1st 9 Aug 1969, Cinncinatti , OH to Joseph T. Lee, b. 1935, Ohio ; divorced.  She m 2nd 2 Ferb 1980, Cinnicinatti, OH to Eddie Lee Payne, son of Garland & Gladys Payne, b. 18 Jan 1941, Appalachia, Scott Co., VA.  No Issue by either marriage.  It is interesting to note that Helen Ruth was a 7 month baby and weighed 4 pounds at birth.  She is not pictured in the above photo for “fear” that she would not live.
5.2.6.1.8.
3.        William “Billy” Wayne Parsons, b. 18 Jul 1946, Lee Co., VA
5.2.6.1.8.
4.        Herman ‘David’ Parsons, b. 30 Apr 1948, Lee Co., VA

William Martin Parsons

5.2.6.1.8.2.  William Martin Parsons, son of Roy Ellis  & Cora Ann (Allen) Parsons , b. 23 Nov 1915, Pennington Gap, Lee Co., VA; d. 1 Jun 1977, Richmond, VA; m 1st to Norma Orr ; m 2nd Bettie Alice Holt , daughter of Sterling  & Bertha Lucinda (Vaughan) Holt , b. 17 May 1934, Kyles Ford, TN; d. 14 Mar 1986, Richmond, VA.

William Martin & Bettie Alice (Holt) Parsons  had two (2) children:

5.2.6.1.8.2.1.    Larry Martin Parsons , b. 22 Aug 1943, Pennington Gap, Lee Co., VA; m. 8 Jun 1961, Pennington Gap, VA to Dorothy Marie Stapleton .
5.2.6.1.8.2.2.   
Barbara Jean Parsons , b. 3 Oct 1948, Pennington Gap, Lee Co., VA; m. Nov 1968, Henrico Co., VA to James Roon Owens .

William “Billy” Wayne Parsons

5.2.6.1.8.1.3.  William “Billy” Wayne Parsons, son of John Allen & Mary Helen (Newman) Parsons, b. 18 Jul 1946, Lee Co., VA; m. 12 Jun 1976 to Carol Ann Baird, daughter of Ulysses Franklin & Dorothy Baird.

William “Billy” Wayne & Carol Ann (Baird) Parsons had two (2) daughters[xxvii]:

5.2.6.1.8.1.3.1.  Jessica Ann Parsons[xxviii], b. 23 Jun 1977[xxix]; m. Oct 2003[xxx], Henrico Co., VA to Jeff Geoff[xxxi].
5.2.6.1.8.1.3.2. 
Gwen Michelle Parsons[xxxii], b. 15 Jul 1979; m. 3 Nov 2002[xxxiii], Henrico Co., VA to Michael Ryder[xxxiv].

Herman ‘David’ Parsons

5.2.6.1.8.1.4.  Herman ‘David’ Parsons, son of John Allen & Mary Helen (Newman) Parsons, b. 30 Apr 1948, Lee Co., VA; m. to  Jeannie Lynch.  Divorced.

Herman ‘David’ & Jeannie (Lynch) Parsons had four (4) children:

5.2.6.1.8.1.1.1.  Susan ‘Renee’ Parsons[xxxv], b. 7 May 1967; m 1st to David Crostic[xxxvi]; m 2nd to Stephen Smick[xxxvii].  
5.2.6.1.8.1.1.2. 
John Allen Parsons[xxxviii], b. 1968/69, Lee Co., VA; d. 24 hours old, 1968/69, Lee Co., VA  
5.2.6.1.8.1.1.3. 
Paxton David Parsons[xxxix], m 1st to Jennifer Unknown[xl]; m 2nd to Mindy Unknown[xli].  
5.2.6.1.8.1.1.4. 
Shannon Lynn Parsons[xlii], m. to Richard Adams[xliii].

Larry Martin Parsons

5.2.6.1.8.2.1.  Larry Martin Parsons , son of William Martin  & Bettie Alice (Holt) Parsons , b. 22 Aug 1943, Pennington Gap, Lee Co., VA; m. 8 Jun 1961, Pennington Gap, VA to Dorothy Marie Stapleton , daughter of John Walter  & Eleanora Bernice (Baker) Stapleton , b. 22 Jan 1945, St. Charles, Lee Co., VA.

Larry Martin  & Dorothy Marie (Stapleton) Parsons  had three (3) children:

5.2.6.1.8.2.1.1.        Judy Lynne Parsons , b. 16 Sept 1963, Lee Co., VA; m 1st Richard Grant Nisbet ; m 2nd Marty Leon Sloan ; m 3rd Dean Powell Smith .  
5.2.6.1.8.2.1.2.       
Timothy Martin Parsons , b. 8 Apr 1971, Henrico Co., VA; m. 4 Jul 1997, Lee Co., VA to Elda Janna Cowne .  
5.2.6.1.8.2.1.3.       
Alice Bernice Parsons , b. 10 Aug 1975, Henrico Co., VA; m. 17 Dec 1997, Prince Edward Co., VA to Troy Lamar Pettey  (see Pettey for further information).

Barbara Jean Parsons

5.2.6.1.8.2.2.  Barbara Jean Parsons , daughter of William Martin  & Bettie Alice (Holt) Parsons , b. 3 Oct 1948, Pennington Gap, Lee Co., VA; m. Nov 1968, Henrico Co., VA to James Roon Owens .

James Roon  & Barbara Jean (Parsons) Owens  had two (2) children:

5.2.6.1.8.2.2.1.        Stephen James Owens , b. Sept 1971, Henrico Co., VA  
5.2.6.1.8.2.2.2.       
John Martin  Owens , b. 25 Feb 1976, Henrico Co., VA

Susan ‘Renee’ Parsons

5.2.6.1.8.1.4.1.  Susan Renee ’ Parsons[xliv], daughter of Herman David ’ & Jeannie (Lynch) Parsons, b. 7 May 1967; m 1st to David Crostic [xlv]; m 2nd to Stephen Smick [xlvi].

David & Susan ‘Renee’ (Parsons) Crostic had one (1) child[xlvii]:

5.2.6.1.8.1.4.1.1.         Mandy Crostic[1]/Smick[xlviii]

Stephen & Susan ‘Renee’ (Parsons) Smick ha one (1) child[xlix]:

5.2.6.1.8.1.4.1.2.         Julie Smick[l]

Paxton David Parsons

5.2.6.1.8.1.4.3.  Paxton David Parsons[li], son of Herman David ’ & Jeannie (Lynch) Parsons, m 1st to Jennifer Unknown [lii]; m 2nd to Mindy Unknown[liii].

Paxton David & Jennifer (Unknown) Parsons had two (2) children[liv]:

5.2.6.1.8.1.4.3.1.       Paxton David Parsons Jr. [lv]  
5.2.6.1.8.1.4.3.2.         Alex Parsons[lvi]

Paxton David & Mindy (Unknown) Parsons had one (1) child[lvii]:

5.2.6.1.8.1.4.3.3.         Child Parsons, due 9/2004

Shannon Lynn Parsons

5.2.6.1.8.1.4.4.  Shannon Lynn Parsons[lviii], daughter of Herman David ’ & Jeannie (Lynch) Parsons, m. to Richard Adams [lix].

Richard & Shannon Lynn (Parsons) Adams had two (2) children[lx]:

5.2.6.1.8.1.4.4.1.        Cory Adams (female) [lxi], b. 1999[lxii]
5.2.6.1.8.1.4.4.2.         Ryanne Adams (female) [lxiii], b. 2001[lxiv]

Timothy Martin Parsons

5.2.6.1.8.2.1.2.  Timothy Martin Parsons , son of Larry Martin  & Dorothy Marie (Stapleton) Parsons , b. 8 Apr 1971, Henrico Co., VA; m. 4 Jul 1997, Lee Co., VA to Elda Janna Cowne , daughter of Jonathan Augustine  & Janna Lee (Gough) Cowne , b. 24 Sept 1973, Henrico Co., VA. Parsons - vol. 1, page 126

5.2.6.1.8.2.1.2.1.         Samuel Edward Parsons
5.2.6.1.8.2.1.2.2.         Abigail Janna Parsons

Stephen James Owens

5.2.6.1.8.2.2.1.  Stephen James Owens , b. Sept 1971, Henrico Co., VA; m. Dec 1997, Cookville, Tennessee to Robyn Unknown, b. 3 Sept. 1977, TN.

Stephen James  & Robyn Owens  had a (1) child:

5.2.6.1.8.2.2.1.1.  Hunter Cole Owens [lxv], b. 4 Apr 2004, Spotsylvania Co., VA.



[1] Adopted by Stephen Smick.


[i] Frank Yates, 1827 Vicksburg Dr., Southaven, MS USA 38671; AFN:1QXF-HV6

[ii] Frank Yates, 1827 Vicksburg Dr., Southaven, MS USA 38671

[iii] Frank Yates, 1827 Vicksburg Dr., Southaven, MS USA 38671

[iv] name from Jack Mart in  [afchief@siscom.net]

[v] Frank Yates, 1827 Vicksburg Dr., Southaven, MS USA 38671

[vi] Frank Yates, 1827 Vicksburg Dr., Southaven, MS USA 38671

[vii] Frank Yates, 1827 Vicksburg Dr., Southaven, MS USA 38671

[viii] Frank Yates, 1827 Vicksburg Dr., Southaven, MS USA 38671

[ix] Manuel R. Spencer, 11883 Wilson Rd, Independence, KY 41051

[x] Manuel R. Spencer, 11883 Wilson Rd, Independence, KY 41051

[xi] Manuel R. Spencer, 11883 Wilson Rd, Independence, KY 41051

[xii] Manuel R. Spencer, 11883 Wilson Rd, Independence, KY 41051

[xiii] “Pioneer Families of Eastern & Southeastern Kentucky” by William C. Kozee, A.B., LL.B.; World Family Tree 5 #2793; Courtesy Jari M. Sharpe

[xiv] “Pioneer Families of Eastern & Southeastern Kentucky” by William C. Kozee, A.B., LL.B.; World Family Tree 5 #2793; Courtesy Jari M. Sharpe

[xv] History of Bell County, KY

[xvi] History of Bell County, KY

[xvii] History of Bell County, KY

[xviii] History of Bell County, KY

[xix] History of Bell County, KY

[xx] History of Bell County, KY

[xxi] History of Bell County, KY

[xxii] History of Bell County, KY

[xxiii] History of Bell County, KY

[xxiv] Manuel R. Spencer, 11883 Wilson Rd, Independence, KY 41051

[xxv] Early Virginia Settlers of Lee County, p. 258 refers to her as Barbara Bailey by birth.

[xxvi] “Pioneer Families of Eastern & Southeastern Kentucky” by William C. Kozee, A.B., LL.B.; World Family Tree 5 #2793; Courtesy Jari M. Sharpe

[xxvii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxviii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxix] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxx] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxxi] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxxii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxxiii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxxiv] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxxv] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxxvi] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxxvii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxxviii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xxxix] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xl] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xli] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xlii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xliii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xliv] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xlv] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xlvi] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xlvii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xlviii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[xlix] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[l] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[li] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[liii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[liv] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lv] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lvi] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lvii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lviii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lix] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lx] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lxi] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lxii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lxiii] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lxiv] Interview of Helen Ruth Parsons Payne on 6 May 2004

[lxv] Birth Announcement from Stephen & Robyn Owens on 4-4-04.