My dad is Richard Parrett, from Oregon, he has an identical twin Robert, who lives in California. I have not gotten too far into his family genealogy, but it looks like not a lot of people have done his particular line, but thought I would post it to save some the trouble. I have other information than I am going to post that I have not verified, but here is what I know for sure.
Orren Parrett, found land record, Bond County, Illinois, this is how his name is spelled on it (my dads family spells his name with one T, but him and his brother spell it with two.) Land record for 1 Jan 1840. I have possible wives and children for Orren, but have not confirmed them. One of his sons were Francis Marion Parrett I have birth for him 1 March 1844 in Ill, death 1 March 1926 in Nowata, Okl. Married Rebecca Riley 22 Oct 1862 Bond, Il. He can be found 1850 census Bond, Ill, 1870, Fairview, Bond, Ill, 1880 Mound Valley, Labette, Kansas, 1900 Township 26, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, 1910 Township 3, Craig, Okl.
His Children with Rebecca were
James H 1864,
Sara J 1866,
William F 1868,
Coatney 1870, I have that she married about 1890 to Charles Anderson Thornbrugh (1869-1947) and that she died 21 July 1917 to poison, but no source written for this information, sorry!
Clara Bell 27 Feb 1874, died 7 Dec 1909, I have that she married William Rufus Wilkins (who died around 1898)married in 1892, they had children Martin Luther Wilkins 1892, Mary Rebecca Wilkins 1895, Edward "Eddie" Floyd Wilkins 1896. She is found 1900 Township 26, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, she married Lawrence Thornbrough about 1901 and the children I have listed for them are May Frances Thornbrough 1905, and Orley Thornbrough 1907, two other Thornbrough children I have are Leanord Everett Thornbrough and Nute Anthony "Tony" Thornbrough, but no birthdates on them.
Charles A 1878, See Below
and Jennie 1888.
Charles A Parret born 5 Feb 1878 in Greenville, Bond, Illinois, died 10 Sep 1846 in Nowata, Oklahoma. I have found him 1880 Mound Valley, Labette, Kansas, 1910 Armstrong, Nowata, Oklahoma, 12 Sep 1918 Draft Registration for Word War 1 Nowata, Oklahoma, 1920 Nowata, Nowata, Oklahoma, and is burried in Martin Cemetery in Nowata, Oklahoma. His first wife's first name Allie, she was born 17 March 1879 in Rogers, Benton, Ark and died 28 Mar 1914 in Nowata, Oklahoma. Their children were Earl Ray (1904- 1969), Burl L (1905-1974), Delpha I (1908), Arthur A (1911) and Ruth I (1912). Charles second wife was Mary E (Unknown last) she was born about 1882 and died 1948 They had children James "Doc" Parrett (whom my dad remembers, and remembers that he had a different mother), Bessie L McCollum (1909), Velma McCollum (1914) and Charles L Parrett (1919) (Has wife Madge, and son John. There may have been more children, John is one that I know of who live in my area). Bessie and Velma were Charles' step daughters.
Earl Ray Parrett (child of Charles and Allie) was born 13 Feb 1904 in Oklahoma, 1910 Arnstong, Nowata, Okl; 1920 Nowata, Nowata, Okl; 1930 Nowata, Nowata, Okl, Death Novemeber of 1969 in Camas Valley, Douglas County Oregon. He Married Ruth Neoma Murphy who was born 3 Oct 1909 in Okl. and died 8 Sept 1977 in Camas Valley, Douglas County, OR. She was the daughter of William Henry Murphy (1881-1929) and Margaret "Maggie Copple (1892-1955) Their children were Ruth Neoma (1909), Ruby (1913), Richard D (1915-1999), Robertia (1918) and Shelly (1920).Ruth Neoma Murphy and Earl Ray Parrett had the following children - Deloris "Peewee" Parrett (Wife of JD Powell), Virginia Parrett Card, Earl Ray Jr (1926-1989)(husband of Jewell), Glady's Parrett Scott(1927-2008), Wanita "Nita" Parrett Allen(1928) Jack Arnet Parrett (1930-1982) (wife Eulene), Stanley "Allen" Parrett 1937-1990 (husband of Eileen R. William Shephard Gaddis - they have a son Ray. Eileen was born to Rex Williams and Mary Ellen Shobert Shepherd. Kenneth D Gaddis was her stepfather). Donald Lee (1933-2000) (Wife Luella). Larry Gene (1940- 1988). Gerald Arthur (Born 6 Jan 1944 in LA, and died 11 May 1945 in LA of Pneumonia.) Robert Dennis and Richard Bruce are identical twins born 6 June 1945, and are both alive at this time. Edward Everett (1947-1979)(Wife Beverly.
Burl (Child of Charles and Allie)was born 11 Feb 1905 in Okl and died 13 Oct 1974 in Dallas, Polk, OR. His wife was Lelah Irene Parrett (1909-2000).
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