Group 034: R-M269 LK=G-GO-GW-XO

124996: LK=GW 37 marker test

Earliest known ancestor is John PARKS (01GW1) b. 1777/8 Ire.-d. 1 June 1852 Mooers, Clinton Co. N.Y. m1. Elizabeth McGAUL m2. Nancy DITTY

  • John PARKS (01GW1) b. 1777/8 Ire.-d. 1 June 1852 Mooers, Clinton Co. N.Y.
  • John PARKS Jr. (02GW3) b. ca. 1812 Armaugh, Co. Derry Ire.-d. unk. m. 26 Jan 1834 Betsy STRAIGHT
  • Edwin R. PARKS (03GW24) b. ca. 1843/5 St. Lawrence Co. N.Y.-d. 12 Jan 1901 Virginia Soldier’s Home m. Georgiana DENT
  • Richard Ray PARKS (04GW171) b. 26 Oct 1870 Baltimore, Md.-d. 12 April 1913 Hartford City, Blackford Co. Ind.
  • Colon Edwin PARKS (05GW857) b. 26 April 1901 Hartford City, Blackford Co. Ind.-d. 22 Jan 1966 Danville, Vermilion Co. Ill.
  • Participant PS#584
  • 123479: LK=GW 37 marker test
  • John PARKS (01GW1) b. 1777/8 Ire.-d. 1 June 1852 Mooers, Clinton Co. N.Y.
  • Robert PARKS (02GW2) b. 18 Jan 1809 Ire.-d. 29 April 1857 Clinton Co. N.Y. m. Lydia Louise HARRIS
  • William Stutely PARKS (03GW13) b. 31 Jan 1841 Mooers Forks, Clinton Co. N.Y.-d. 23 June 1920 Pleasant Mounds, Blue Earth Co. Minn.
  • Robert Merrill PARKS (04GW95) b. 13 May 1876 Mooers Forks, Clinton Co. N.Y.-d. 11 Jan 1937 Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co. Wis.
  • Richard Roe PARKS (05GW456) b. 1 May 1901 Hancock, Stevens Co. Minn.-d. Feb 1986 Washburn Co. Wis.
  • Participant is brother of PS#574

187712: 67 marker test

Earliest known ancestor is Joseph PARKS (b. 1727 Co. Antrim Ire.) who settled in Cumberland Co., Penn. abt. 1760. The Joseph PARKS family relocated to the Scots-Irish community in Augusta Co. Va. during the Revolutionary War and returned to Cumberland Co. Penn. about 1786. The oldest sons, James (b. 1761) and Thomas (b. 1763-d. 1796 Huntingdon Co. Penn.) settled in Huntingdon Co., Penn. at that time (ca. 1786). Joseph had two sons who may have settled in Virginia – Joseph II (b. 1768) and John C. (b. 1772). Joseph II and John C. are both old enough to have been the father of James PARKS (b. ca. 1791 Va.), earliest known ancestor of LK=GO (see test 126932).

Joseph’s wife, Rebecca CLARK, died in 1794 and Joseph died 1810 – both are buried at Tinkling Spring Cemetery, Fishersville, Va. They apparently did not stay long in Pennsylvania and returned to Virginia. Their youngest son, David (b.17 Jul 1779) is buried at Green Spring Presbyterian Cemetery, Washington, Virginia.

  • Joseph PARKS b. 1727 Co. Antrim Ire.-d. 1810 Augusta Co. Va. m. 1760/61 Cumberland Co. Penn. Rebecca CLARK
  • James PARKS b. 18 July 1761 Cumberland Co. Penn.- d. 14 Feb 1828 Huntingdon Co. Pa. m2 Barbara Steer KING
  • David PARKS b. 1807-d. ca. 1837
  • James PARKS b. 16 Jun 1834 Huntingdon Co. Penn.-d. 11 Dec 1885 Blair Co. Penn.
  • Samuel PARKS b. 1865
  • Oscar PARKS b. 1892
  • William PARKS b. 1916
  • Participant is cousin of PS#1524

61402: 37 marker test

Earliest known ancestor is William PARKS (b. 1792 Co. Donegal Ire.-d. 16 Apr 1855 Portland, Me. m. Bridget KILDAY). Arrived on ship “America” 14 May 1853.

  • William PARKS b. 1792 Co. Donegal Ire.-d. 16 Apr 1855 Portland, Me.
  • John PARKS b. 1813 Ballybofey, Co. Donegal Ire.-d. 28 Dec 1886 Barnesville, Upham Parish, Kings County, New Brunswick
  • William PARKS b. 28 Apr 1835-d. ca. 1908
  • George Sherwood PARKS b. 27 Nov 1891 Barnesville, Kings County, New Brunswick-d. 8 Oct 1941 Oakland Beach, Warwick, R.I.
  • Participant’s father
  • Participant

126932: LK=GO 67 marker test

Note:  126932 is a 66/67 match with 257759 (below), indicating a strong genetic connection.

  • Earliest known ancestor is James PARKS (01GO1) b. ca. 1791 Va. m2 (or 3) 13 May 1845 Delaware Co. Ind. Eliza Jane CLEVENGER THORNBURGH.
  • James PARKS (01GO1) b. ca. 1791 Va.
  • Isaac James PARKS (02GO8) b. 8 Dec 1849 Ind.-d. 26 Feb 1904 Danbury, Woodbury Co. Ia.
  • Arthur James PARKS (03GO38) b. 31 Aug 1883 Shelby, Shelby Co. Ia.-d. 30 Aug 1944 Sioux City, Woodbury Co. Ia.
  • Ronald Vinton PARKS (04GO152) b. 25 May 1910 Remsen, Plymouth Co. Ia.-d. 1993 Prescott, Yavapai Co. Ariz.
  • Participant is cousin of PS#1515.

257759: LK=XO  67 marker test

Immigrant ancestor is James Parks (01XO1) b. ca. 1796 Co. Tyrone Ire.-d. 12 May 1861 Allegheny Co. Penn. m3 1821 Allegheny Co. Penn. Mary Ann WOODS b. ca. 1803 Ire.-d. 4 October 1881 Penn. One account says James Parks was born in County Tyrone, Ireland while another states he was a native of Derry. Since the two counties are adjacent, it’s possible he could have lived in both at some point before emigrating about 1821.

  • James PARKS (01XO1) b. ca. 1796 Co. Tyrone Ire.-d. 12 May 1861 Allegheny Co. Penn.
  • Alexander PARKS (02XO1) b. 1833 Allegheny Co. Penn.-d. 1874 Penn.
  • Harvey A. PARKS (03XO4) b. April 1866 Penn.-d. aft. 1930
  • Harvey A. PARKS Jr. (04XO24) b. March 1898 Penn.-d. 7 October 1970 Parma, Cuyahoga Co. O.
  • James Addison PARKS (05XO95) b. 23 May 1926 Uniontown, Fayette Co. Penn.-d. 20 July 2007 Punta Gorda, Charlotte Co. Fla.
  • Participant PS#1563

461191: 67 marker test

Lineage information pending. Participant is a PARKS.

331175: 111 marker test

No lineage information at present. Participant is a PARK and lives in County Antrim, Ireland.

66109: 67 marker test

  • Edward Albert PARKE b. ca. 1832 Ky. or O.-d. 1865 Mo. m. 21 Aug 1860 Jackson Co. Mo. Mary L. MEHAFFY
  • Edward Albert PARKE Jr. b. 13 Jan 1861 Jackson Co. Mo.-d. 11 Mar 1930 Wis. m. Amelia J. RILEY
  • George PARKE b. 6 April 1881 Wis.-d. 22 Feb 1949 Wis. m. Elsie BENNETT
  • George PARKE Jr. b. 7 Mar 1912 Wis.-d. 18 Nov 1986
  • Participant

270429: 67 marker test

No lineage information at present. Participant is PARK.

59425: LK=G 67 marker test

Earliest known ancestor is James PARK (01G1) b. ca. 1710-d. unk. m. Mary FULTON

  • James PARK (01G1) b. ca. 1710-d. unk. m. Mary FULTON
  • Joseph PARK (02G2) b. ca. 1735 Prince Edward Co.Va.-d. 1796 Oglethorpe Co. Ga.
  • Joseph Littlejohn "John" PARK (03G20) b. 1786 Prince Edward Co. Va.-d. 1860 Orion, Pike Co. Ala.
  • John Thompson Sankey PARK (04G105) b. ca. 1819 Ga.-d. c1895 Mexia, Limestone Co. Tex.?
  • James Howard PARK (05G525) b. 1856 Pike Co. Ala.-d. 1929 Houston, Harris Co. Tex.
  • James Howard PARK Jr. (06G1575) b. 1892 Mexia, Limestone Co. Tex.-d. 1957 Houston, Harris Co. Tex.
  • Participant's father
  • Participant is nephew of PS#1079 & cousin of PS#216

251590: LK=G 37 marker test

Lineage information pending. Participant is a PARK.

37550: 37 marker test

PARKS ancestors were from Barnesville (Upham) New Brunswick and the Greater Portland, Maine area. William James PARKS b. 1825-d. 1879. Looking for siblings and other relatives of William James PARKS. He was born in County Donegal and came to New York in 1847, then on to Portland, Maine where he married Catherine CUNNINGHAM, daughter of Bridget BRESLIN and Hugh CUNNINGHAM. His only known relatives were his aunt and uncle: Bridget (Mary) KILDAY (b. 1795-d. 1855) and William PARKS b. 1792-d. 1855 and their seven children - 6 settled in Portland, Maine and 1 (John) in Barnesville, N.B. John, his wife and 3 children—William, Mary and Rachel—arrived in 1847. Passenger list states they were from Ballybofey, Donegal, about 15 miles from the County Tyrone border. William married Sarah STEWART of the Loyalist STEWART family. All were Roman Catholics.