What does "par" mean in a genealogical query?

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I see sentences in the "queries" portion of genealogical periodicals that say something like "Need par John Smith b. Nowhere, OK 1900".  What does "par" mean?
in The Tree House by Barry Smith G2G6 Pilot (237k points)

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I'm pretty sure it means parents.
by Kathy Schleicher G2G6 (8.6k points)
selected by Jim Parish

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