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My Great-Grandfather Abner Charles Parsons (1866-1951), Vinton, IA, Grand Junction, CO, Phoenix, AZ
-- Karen V. Williams
A.C. Parsons' daughter Marguerite Grace Parsons (1891-1967) b. Vinton, IA, d. Grand Junction, CO -- Karen V. Williams
My grandmother Marguerite, (1891-1967)with my father Herman Parsons Vorbeck (1915-1995). --Karen V. Williams
Daguerreotype of Noah Parsons, III, 5 sons.

Capt. Noah Parsons, IV
b: 17 Jun. 1789, Westhampton, Hampshire Co., MA
d: 20 Feb. 1859, Lima, Livingston Co., NY

Asa Parsons
b: 21 Feb. 1787, Westhampton, Hampshire Co., MA
d: 18 Jul. 1868, Westhampton, Hampshire Co., MA

Jared Parsons
b: 10 Apr. 1783, Westhampton, Hampshire Co., MA
d: 29 May 1866, Onondaga, Onondaga Co., NY

Chester Parsons
b: 22 Jan. 1791, Westhampton, Hanpshire Co., MA
d: 21 Aug. 1874, Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY, USA

Abner Edwards Parsons
b: 15 Feb. 1785, Westhampton, Hampshire Co., MA
d: 25 Sept. 1854, Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA

                                    Thanks to Gary Parsons
Daguerrotype of Sarah Edwards, wife of Noah Parsons, III
b: 16 May 1757, Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA
m: 14 May 1778, Hatfield, Hampshire Co., MA
d: 19 Apr 1849, Skaneateles, Onondaga County, NY

 Capt. Noah Parsons, IV, was my 3rd great-grandfather, and the son of Sarah Edwards Parsons, who was my 4th great-grandmother.           
                             --Gary Parsons                                                
From Gary Parsons:
Here are two pictures (paintings) of Sarah Parsons and her husband, Luther Clark. Sarah was the daughter of Noah Parsons, III, and Sarah Edwards. She was also the sister of the Parsons brothers, above.

Sarah Parsons Clark
b: 8 Jan. 1793, Westhampton, Hampshire Co., MA
m: Abt 9 Dec. 1815, Westhampton, Hampshire Co., MA
d: 30 Nov. 1854, Skaneateles, Onondaga Co., NY

Luther Clark
b: 1 Sep. 1789, Westhampton, Hampshire Co., MA
m: Abt 9 Dec. 1815, Westhampton, Hampshire Co., MA
d: 30 Oct. 1881, Skaneateles, Onondaga Co., NY

Sarah Parsons Clark
Luther Clark
Theron Parsons
b: 2 Apr. 1805, Otisco, Onondaga Co., NY
m: 25 Sep. 1827, Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY
d: 26 Sep. 1893, National City, San Diego Co., CA

Lovina Collins Parsons
b: 17 Oct. 1807, Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY
m: 25 Sep. 1827, Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY
d: 22 Jan. 1873, National City, San Diego Co., CA

Theron was my 2nd great-grandfather, and the son of Capt. Noah Parsons, IV, shown in the daguerreotype image of the five brothers.
                  --Gary Parsons 
Bob Heath sent in the charming photograph (on the left) of his wife Ariana's Great Grandfather's family at Cony Island, NY. He was a tug boat Captain on the Hudson River and they lived in Yonkers N.Y. Starting with the gentleman on the left who is Joseph Abram Parsons, b. 8-23-1871 and d. 7-27-1927. Continuing clockwise, the woman in the hat is unknown. Next is Eva (Evelyn) Parsons, Araina's grand mother, b.1-14-1896, d. 11-18-1939. Next is Ella Rebecca Parsons Parsons, Joseph's wife, b. 5-1-1874, m. 3-3-1893 and d. 4-1934, continuing clockwise is Agnes Parsons b. 11-18-1901 and d. 8-30-1990 and married a Freeman and last is Alice Ella Parsons, b. 12-25-1899 and d. 12-28-1976 and married a Crowley.

"I hope you dont mind my sending all of these photo's to you. They were in my grandmothers album - she was Carrie Parsons and these are her relatives - the only one I can identify is James G who was in Ashtabula Ohio and whose family we were in contact with. My grandmother was daughter of William of Callowhill, Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, Ireland - her ancestry is on Ray Parsons homepage. Any help in identifying any of the people photographed would be absolutely marvellous.  
Thank you.  
Yours, Joan McKenna"
No, we don't mind, Joan. We are thrilled!
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From Deanna Simons:
"This is one of my favorite family pictures. 
From left to right (circa 1897). My grandfather, (dressed as a little girl) Julius E. Parsons, his father George A. Parsons, big brother Seth Parsons, and mother Emma Gordon Parsons.
On the bottom you can just make out Cobleskill and Middleburg, NY"  
Herman Augustus Parsons (born 29 September 1877), at left rear. Eva Ruth White Parsons (born 14 February 1886), in front center. Their oldest son, Harvey LeRoy (born 5 December 1909), at right rear. Middle child, my Dad, Stanton Albert Parsons (born 26 November 1914) , sitting at left. The baby, Wilma Parsons Noyes (born 17 June 1921), seated at right.
 Janet R. Parsons
 Durham, North Carolina (born in Burlington, Vermont)
Photos from Karen V. Williams
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 Alfred and Mary Bradbury - wedding day January 15, 1895 in Kalamzoo, Michigan.
Bernice Bradbury Melzer, dob 1897 and her brother Cleon
Mary Parsons Bradbury was the daughter of Lyman Aaron Parsons , dob 5/8/1839 who was in Andersonville Prison during the Civil War.
Lyman Aaron was the son of Lyman Aaron Parsons -dob 9/8/1800.
Lyman Aaron was the son of Aaron Parsons dob 1758
Aaron Parsons was the son of Aaron Parson dob 1732
Susan Swedin's Family Pictures.
"It has been so much fun reading about the Parsons family. Thank you for all the great information! 

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Camille Cole's Family Picture
The Willis Parsons Family, Syracuse, New York
Standing, left to right: Grace Parsons, Marion Parsons
Seated, left to right: Willis Armstrong Parsons, Martha Parsons, Mary Anna Clowes Parsons