79. Norma Jean, Mar. 10, 1920 -
80. Dorothy Ellen, June 8, 1926 -
George is a son of Charles Bernard and Fannie (Hughart) Parker, both of Greenbrier County, West Virginia and both descendants of pioneer families in that locality. George's grandfather served in the Civil War as a volunteer. In Greenbrier County, (which ,is on the Virginia border) George's father had a water- power grist mill and a blacksmith shop in addition to doing general farming. After his wife died he remarried and is now living at Dorset, Ashtabula County, Ohio.
George Parker attended a district school in West Virginia and two years at the Andover, Ohio grade school. For more than twenty-five years he has been continuously employed by the Erie Lighting Company as a lineman in the repair crew doing emergency repairs and trouble shooting, and is now foreman of this crew. He is a member of the Electrical Worker's Union. The Parker family lives on a twenty-acre farm that is part of the old John Backus farm in Harbor Creek Township. George Parker delights in raising grapes, berries and fruit on this place and keeps it in good shape.
Mrs. George Parker is an active member of the South Harbor Creek Church and Ladies Aid Society.
Norma Jean is Mrs. Parker's daughter by a previous marriage and has been legally adopted and given the name of Parker. She attended the local school and graduated from the Harbor Creek High School in 1938, where she was on the Honor Roll. She is working at St. Luke`s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio where she trained as a nurse, graduating in 1941. She has volunteered for oversea war duty. Her hobby is collecting birds' eggs, of which she has a large collection.
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