Working on compiling a whole bunch of family info into a usable format, and then porting it over to the web.  Big project.  Current work-in-progress here.

Also, you might want to check out the Parker Family Genealogy Forum on GenForum at Genealogy.com.


According to a post on GenForum by Robert J. Lee on 3/18/2000:

"The Parker Arms are as follows: "Gules, a chevron between three leopards' heads or" They belonged to George Lane Parker , 2nd son of Thomas , 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, by Mary his wife, daughter of Ralph Lane, a Turkey Merchant, sometime MP for Tregony. Lieut.-General in the Army. Died 1791. George married Jane Aldelmare, daughter and coheiress of Charles Aldemare Caesar of Beyfordbury, Co Herts. Married 21-4-1782."


Info on the Parker name, and a picture of the Coat or Arms (which does not agree with the description above, although the text does make mention of the Earl of Macclesfield being a Parker) here:  http://members.tripod.com/parker_caperton/ParkerCapertonFamily/ParkerCrest.html

Says the Parker Family Motto is "Try".


Finally, John Fuller and Christine Gaunt's Genealogy Resources on the Internet site lists two Parker mailing lists:

Coolest thing I've found recently is a "names distribution" program from Hamrick software, that shows graphically how any surname was distributed in the US in the censuses of 1850, 1880, 1920 and 1990.  Here are the maps resulting from a search on "Parker":



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