Early families in
Europe, the first generations in Connecticut in the 1630s and Pennsylvania in the 1840s. Census
records. Browse queries. Find your twig.
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ancestral family homes in Lewes south of London and in Middleton-in-Teesdale in County Durham.
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Conn., is the Long Island Sound town that the
Parmelees helped settle in 1639.
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Browse The Family
Bookstore. At least a
score of relatives have penned books.
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Dozens of family letters
-- from 1783 up through the Civil War -- have
been found in attics and old desks. Did your
ancestor write or receive one?.
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A collection of family homes from throughout the United States.
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Coats of Arms
So far we've uncovered six!
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From the 17th-century Colonial
wars through today's War in Afghanistan, members
of the family have served
in the armed forces.
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Take a look at some of our toughest
cases. Maybe you hold the key to solving one.
A Man of
Battle Creek, Mich.'s Rev.
Chad Parmalee [Lonnie Ross,
Gerald L., Fred Scott Rochester, Chester
Alanson, Jason, Luther, Ozias, Nathaniel,
Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John]
has been knitting
his way through the lockdown. "I'm a
servant at heart. I'm often praying for
the recipient of whatever gift it is
Im creating, and that's also
for the Quarantine
juicy and aromatic. Strong hop
notes of citra and smooth
drinking. Yes, it's Pandemic, the
IPA from Parmelee Falls. Catch up
with Westin Parmelee [David
B., Sherwood "Sherry"
E., Earle Lindsley, George
Horace, Horace Dudley, Jonathan,
Jonathan, William, Joseph, Isaac,
John, John] the brewmaster
on the free iOS and Android app Untappd.
And yes, those
thundering falls are in his
Higganum, Conn., backyard.
|Loafing at Home
For months David
C. Parmelee [Charles
Melvin, Charles Tourot, Edmund
James, Charles B., Asahel,
Charles, Hezekiah, Joel, John,
John] of Shavertown, Pa.,
has been baking a loaf of bread
and delivering it to a different
friend, every day. He shares his no-kneed recipe!
|Beating the Virus
'I thought: I'm not going
to get through this." But Joyce
Parmelee, a Connecticut
nursing home resident, did. She shares her story with WTIC-TV Channel 61
|Fighting Two Battles
[Daniel DeWitt, Curtis
DeWitt, Forrest Fay, Franklin
DeWitt, William "Hank"
Henry, Stephen "Asa"
Asa, Amos, Amos, David, Joshua,
John, John] is coping with
the virus -- on top of an autoimmune disease.
Franklin to the Rescue
Soon after Benjamin Franklin arrived in
Paris as commissioner from the Continental
Congress in December 1776, they began arriving in
the mail: desperate pleas from American seamen
imprisoned in England and those who'd managed to
escape to France. One of the hundreds who wrote him for assistance in getting back home was Timothy
Parmele [1764-1791; Joseph, Timothy, Joshua,
and the Big Church
Cathedral, which sustained heavy damage
in the 5.8 earthquake of August 2011, has
completed its $10 million first phase of
repairs. The building remains open as
workers focus on $22 million in exterior
repairs that could take a decade to
complete. Megan (Parmele) Field
[Thomas Lee, Rufus
"Earl" Earl, Edgar Charles,
George Spenser, Lucius Seth, Seth, Giles,
Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel,
John, John] pauses at one of
the four piers of the central crossing,
the one bearing the names of James
C. [1855-1931; William
Samuel, Samuel, Samuel, Ezra, Nathaniel,
Nathaniel, John, John], above, and Alice
(Maury) Parmelee (1866-1940). The
couple, who lived at The
Causeway, were one of the four
original $50,000 donors to the
construction project, and are buried at
the church. ... Megan and James are
fourth cousins, five times removed!
pilot Philip Orin Parmelee
[1887-1912; Charles W., Orren M., Erastus
K., Joshua, Joshua, Jehiel, Joshua, John,
John] set many records in the early days
of flight, including the first cargo
delivery. He also
enjoyed a brief movie career, playing the
hero in the 1912 Mack Sennett silent comedy "A
Dash Through the Clouds," flying a Wright Model B alongside
actress Mabel Normand in the final scenes.
Philip died in a plane crash outside North
Yakima, Wash., just a few months
Among the tasks of cousin and prop manager Owen
E. Parmele [Eugene
Forbes, Owen Settles, Francis "Frank"
Owen, Luman E., Lucius Seth, Seth, Giles,
Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John,
John] are preparing
the food and making the wine that go on stage
each night at "The Norman
After his string of Broadway
successes, Hollywood came calling for Clifton Parmelee Webb
(1890-1966) when a villain was needed for
"Laura." The Indiana native made more
than 25 films and was nominated for three Academy
Awards. And behind it all was the prodding of one
woman, mother Mabel "Mabelle" A.
(Parmelee) Webb (1869-1960), who kept a scrapbook.
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Lauren Bacall? Joan Bennett? Humphrey Bogart?
Vivien Leigh? Laurence Olivier? They're all in a
photo taken at a Hollywood party with Clifton and
Mabelle -- but which of these stars was their distant Parmelee
Theodore "Ted" Parmelee
[Cullen Warner, Lauren
Sylvester, Dan Steele, Daniel Everett, Asaph,
Jonathan, Joshua, John, John],
noted for his work on "Rocky &
Bullwinkle" and other cartoons was
nominated for an Academy Award for directing
the 1953 surrealistic short "The
Tell-Tale Heart," narrated by James
views on the decline of animation has
resurfaced in a forum for those involved in