Debbie (Hughey) Parsons

Debbie (Hughey) Parsons

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Debbie G. Parsons formerly Hughey
Born 1960s.
Ancestors ancestors
Mother of [private son (1980s - unknown)], [private daughter (1980s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1990s - unknown)]
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Profile last modified | Created 29 Oct 2015 | Last significant change: 5 Jan 2019
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Categories: Hughey Name Study.

This profile is part of the Hughey Name Study.


Born and raised in Indiana.
Debbie (Hughey) Parsons has Irish ancestors.
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Debbie (Hughey) Parsons has English ancestors.
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Debbie (Hughey) Parsons is of Swiss descent

I was born and raised in Mishawaka, Indiana with my mom and dad and brother David. At age 11, my parents took in my friend Ruth Irene Clark-33799 as a foster child. We had fun taking vacations and road trips. My mother had Type 1 Diabetes since her childhood. It was hard on all of us. She had anger issues too. My parents put us kids in private Christian education in middle school. I loved it. Ruth left our home at age 16. I was devastated, but couldn't blame her. I carried on.

After graduating from Grace Baptist School in South Bend, Indiana in 1979. I attended Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina in their music education program with a piano proficiency. I enjoyed my year there immensely. With no more money, I left for home and worked in a screen printing factory for 4 1/2 years. I met my future husband at a new church my parents transferred to. Paul and I were married in 1984. I moved to Elkhart, IN and we started our life. We have three children, which I stayed home to raise.

When our youngest was four years old (1996), I got a part-time job at our local public library. i loved it. My manager at the time, encouraged me to go back to college and get a degree with my dusty credits in tow. At age 39 (1999), I enrolled at a local community college. 4 years later (2003), I graduated with high distinction with a Bachelors Degree. I was also working full-time at the public library too. A lot on my plate, but I loved doing it all. Things went down a dark road at the Public Library in 2000 when we got a new Director. She was the serial bully of all time, though I was naive and had no idea what that was. I started feeling bullied and harassed for my high morals, ethics, and Christianity. Things really got ugly when I complained about 2 known sexual predators (1 patron and 1 staff member) in 2002 that the Library Board chose to ignore. I found out through my manager that the Board hired him on purpose in the 90's after he was fired from the public school for sexual harassment! Despicable! The Board, Managers, staff, and patrons bullied me relentlessly for the next 6 years trying to force me to leave. The bullying escalated to outside the workplace also, because everyone knows everyone in our town. I was naive about the evil real world and workplace bullying, but learning about it as I dealt with its ugly reality. I was ruined completely when the Board found a loophole in the Patriot Act and had a judge put my name on the National Watch list. What a horrible thing to do to an innocent American. This decision has ruined my life forever. I suffer daily with its reality. This decision also filtered into my church, causing me to be ousted, shunned, and unwelcome by all. Smh still! One thing that is on my side is the fact that my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, knows the truth and He will set me free. I kept years of documentation and detailed diaries of truth that I hope one day will reveal the truth of workplace bullying in America. I have a blog about it and use my Facebook page to expose these mobster bullies to try and get my life back that they methodically dismantled without blinking an eye. Here's my story...

My life is so boring, since I am not allowed to work or volunteer, or worship anywhere etc., that I am depressed most of the time. A social butterfly by nature, I feel like I am in a prison 24/7. Because of a gag order with hefty fines and imprisonment threats attached, my family is NEVER allowed to discuss my plight either, forever. Validation would help me immensely, but it never comes. Many times, I've wanted to die, but instead, I plug myself wholeheartedly into my family tree research and DNA testing my relatives with gifted kits. Honestly, I have been interested in my family roots since the late 1970's when I was a teen. In 2003, I loved the use of the internet to further my research. I am "DebraPolly" on, and other sites. My relatives are posted here and on,,,,, etc. as well, so I can find more information about my ancestors from others searching the same lines. Some people like to lie about my family origins and say I have no proof, but I have all the records I need of my forebears to prove who I am. Records are posted in's Facts on my Genealogy Family tree.

For years I've been interested in DNA testing and January 2017 I took the plunge with Ancestry DNA. Since then I've tested with more companies, hoping to find more cousins and help break through my Hughey brick wall especially on my DNA Family Tree. I have been gifting DNA kits to my relatives to help me do just that. It is only a matter of time until the pieces of the family tree puzzle are all put together. I look forward to that day! Have fun climbing your own family tree! Shake those branches and let the nuts fall out! Don't fret if you find any skeletons in your closet, make them dance!  :)

Thank you.

Debbie Hughey Parsons DNA test results:

Ancestry DNA says I am: England, Wales & Northwestern Europe - 81% Ireland and Scotland - 15% Sweden - 2% Norway - 2%

FTDNA says I am: •60% - West & Central Europe •24% - Scandinavia •15% - British Isles •<1% - North & Central America

MyHeritage DNA says I am: Europe - 100.0%North and West Europe - 95.0% English - 71.6% Irish, Scottish, and Welsh - 23.4% •East Europe - 5.0% East European - 5.0%

Living DNA says I am: •Europe – 100% oGreat Britain & Ireland – 98.5% oEurope (North & West) – 1.5%

23andMe says I am:European - 99.9% •Northwestern European - 98.7% •British & Irish - 51.9% •French & German - 12.4% •Scandinavian - 5.6% •Broadly Northwestern European - 28.7% •Southern European - 0.1% •Broadly Southern European - 0.1% •Broadly European - 1.1% •Sub-Saharan African - < 0.1% •West African - < 0.1%


  • First-hand information. Entered by Debra Hughey at registration.
  • Maternal relationship is confirmed by a 2,038.3 cM match between Debra Parsons GEDmatch A497254 and her maternal great Aunt Gladys Chupp GEDmatch T558989.
  • Paternal relationship is confirmed by a triangulated group consisting of Debra Parsons GEDmatch A497254 and her 2 paternal Aunts Marie Holder GEDmatch M192782 and Barbara Tijerina GEDmatch T729300 sharing an 85.4 cM segment on chromosome 8 from 71,083,644 to 146,216,176.

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Debbie is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
I love emailing new DNA cousin matches and posting in Facebook genealogy groups for people to use Wikitree! It is an awesome site that I just really started using fully in April 2017.
I am related to John Ball and Winifred Williams through my dad's mother's line. Interested in seeing if the confusing Ball family lines can be sorted out through DNA testing!
Been cleaning up lots of profiles! Clean tree is the way to go!
I am hoping to connect with new DNA cousin matches and learn more about myself from their trees. I would like to join the DNA project to learn more about this very interesting subject!
I recently discovered this idea of using chromosomes from relatives to find exactly where we connect. Hoping this may be a way to break a brick wall in my Hughey line...
I am related to the Elliott's via my mother, who came from Scotland/Ireland. Some of my relatives (Elliott's and Lee's) perished in the shipwreck, "Faithful Steward" in September 1785 off the coast of Delaware. It is known as "Coin Beach" since the ship's cargo of coins washes ashore.
I like this company the most of the 5 DNA companies I've tested with. I've also purchased many of their kits to relatives to test with. I'd Love to learn and share with others who like and use FTDNA.
This helpful forum is there to help the Wikitree community find answers they need.
Looking for Hughey ancestors from South Carolina related to my paternal gr gr grandfather, William Rainey Hughey, Sr born 1831. Who were his parents? This is a 35 year brick wall!
I like helping Wikitreers get the answers they need in the G2G feed by providing sources when able to.
I have been DNA tested and I have Irish roots. Trying to break a brick wall and connect my Hughey family to their Irish ancestors.
I like working on profiles of those in the family tree who are notable figures. Proud of the heritage they left us!
I joined the Hughey one-name-studies project to study Dad's line and add Hughey's to Wikitree. I am also interested in the Elliott one-name-project to study mom's line.
Following my hubby's and children's Parsons line from England to West Virginia.
I am interested in old photos of my ancestors, seeing how they dressed and if they smiled or not. I would love to vote for winning photos.
Love seeing winning photos!
Looking for sibling and parent ancestors related to my paternal gr gr grandfather William Rainey Hughey, Sr. His middle name is possibly the maiden name of his mother? He was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina in 1831. His parents were born in SC too.
I try to source all my profiles, but sometimes one slips away. Would love to see a way all profiles are sourced before they are uploaded.
I love to chat!
Hubby's paternal people are from W. Virginia. I especially like learning about Lemuel Chenoweth who built the covered bridges.

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Debbie Parsons's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Debbie or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
  • Debbie (Hughey) Parsons: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup K1a4a1a-T195C, FTDNA kit #B179257
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On 7 Apr 2018 at 21:20 GMT Linda Barnett wrote:

Hi Hi I would like to invite you again this year to join the 2018 Spring Clean-a-Thon and join the Team Tennessee Volunteers 2018 Spring Clean-a-Thon this year I am going to be the leader like I was for Team Tennessee 2017 Source-a-Thon. I will also be the leader of Team Tennessee Volunteers 2018 Source-a-Thon too this year. Notice the change in the name of the team. Here is our free space page: It is April 21 - 23. You need to register for this by April 19th that is the last day to register.

Star this is the link you need to go to and The registration deadline is April 19, 2018, at 12:01 am. Note: Please post as an answer not as a comment. Thanks!

On 11 Mar 2018 at 02:42 GMT Tricia (Waugaman) Nealon wrote:

Thank you so much for helping me with Simon Chupp. If I have any others that you have different info for. Please let me know and I’ll add you.


On 21 Feb 2018 at 21:07 GMT Dorothy Barry wrote:

I just wanted to say "Congratulations" Debbie on becoming one of the newest Green and Blue Badged "Generous Genealogist". You made an impression on others to be helpful and willing to collaborate with them. Now you have all three of those badges, Job well done!!

On 20 Feb 2018 at 06:02 GMT Susan (Goldmark) Laursen wrote:

Hi Debbie

I send a mail because i could not put a copy from the link in here hope you can work it out. best wishes Susan

On 23 Jan 2018 at 16:56 GMT Susie MacLeod wrote:

Hi there,

Just a friendly reminder that voting for the WikiTreer Awards 2018 is open. If you haven’t already voted, click here to vote now. Voting closes at 11:59PM GMT on Sunday, 28th January. The exciting awards show will be live cast on Saturday, February 10th, 8PM GMT. Hope you can join us as we celebrate all the incredible contributions made this year.

Susie :-)

On 18 Jan 2018 at 07:01 GMT Dorothy Barry wrote:

Hi Debbie I just wanted to say "Congratulations" on becoming one of the newest Red Badged "Generous Genealogist", Looks like your following a lot of projects. I know your help will be appreciated especially with the Integrator team!

On 7 Dec 2017 at 18:21 GMT Sharon Richardson wrote:

BTW- Thanks for your bravery! Have you considered Christian counselling? Have you found a house of worship? Please answer privately, if you wish.

I hate that you've been bullied, Debbie. I believe you, and I am sorry. God will redeem this pain. He has wonderful plans for you!

Your 'Cuz, Sharon

On 7 Dec 2017 at 18:12 GMT Sharon Richardson wrote:

Hi, Debbie!

We are 11th cousins (Thomas Rogers, I think). Distant, yet cousins! Hey, Cuz! Sharon

On 29 Nov 2017 at 14:25 GMT Susan (Goldmark) Laursen wrote:

Thank you Debbie that is wonderful you will join.

David will send you the detail Best wishes Susan

On 9 Nov 2017 at 02:32 GMT Mel (Gilbert) Lambert wrote:

Hi Debbie

It is nice to meet a new cousin Debbie and Mel are 7th cousins twice removed

It is great to have you with the Project. Please take the time to read about the United States History Project and the West Virginia sub-project

1 Add us_history and West_Virginia to your list of followed tags. That way you'll see all of our discussions in your G2G Feed. 2 Please see our list of goals for a basic overview for ways you can help.

I look forward to seeing more West Virginia Profiles


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