Did not find his parents or wife's parents, but found nine children in 1880 US Census in Black Twp., Posey Co., IN.
George and Jane Parkes are both 39 in 1880. Louisa is 16 b. NY, John 15 b NY, Hendricks 13 b NY, Comfort A daughter 13 b NY, Simeon 10 b NY, Elizabeth 9 b NY, Emma J 7 b NY, Phineas G 3 b Ohio, Polly 3 b Ohio, and Theresa 1 b Iowa. George Parkes occupation is carpenter. James Parkes is 29 and is a farmer. James, born in TN, lives in close proximity to George and in Black Twp., Posey Co., Indiana with his wife, Nancy 32 and two daughters, Mary F. 3and Hannah 1.