Parker County Today December 2016 - Page 78

DECEMBER 2016 PA R K E R C O U N T Y T O D AY door on one of those cabins that theoretically has bullet holes in it and the history on it is that was the cabin door that came off the Rippy cabin in 1867 that they found in Western Parker County. See, that’s how my family got together.” Connelley started his membership in the SAR in 2008 and Oliver started his in 2003, having documented his ancestors “back to the Gillford County Courthouse. The man’s name was James Oliver. So, I just followed the line from his father to his brothers. I can trace them back down to Georgia and then to Texas.” SAR has many ties to the community and works extremely hard to make sure that the stories they find are to