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Desertion

Family history states that he returned to his home due to a whipping of one of his sons from a neighbor. Upon his return, Parsons is said to have whipped the man then hanged him from a tree using the same whip, killing him; he was known to be skillful with a whip. Parsons then fled with his family to Floyd County, Kentucky where he remained for the rest of his life. No documentation of this alleged incident has been found. UnionForever (talk) 21:41, September 10, 2020 (UTC)

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