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Palmer, James Alvin

Palmer was adopted when two days old by a wealthy New York manufacturer, who also adopted an older girl. His adoptive father died when he was nine. His mother and he then moved to Californi... [more]

Parata, Tame Haereroa

Parata was the son of an American whaling captain, Captain Trapp, and a Maori aristocrat, Koroteke. When his father died he was still a small boy and was given to a great-uncle, Haereroa, a... [more]

Parker, Quanah

Parker's mother was Cynthia Ann Parker, a white woman captured by the Comanches in 1836, when she was about 12, who had married a Comanche chief, Nocona. After 25 years, in 1860, she was re... [more]

Pascale, Lorraine

Pascale was the fourth child of a woman, but her father was not her mother's husband (they were separated at the time), and she went into care when they were reconciled. She spent several y... [more]

Pāscoli, Giovanni

Pāscoli was born one of four children in San Mauro di Romagna and orphaned as a child. His father was murdered in 1867 and his mother died the next year, and the sadness and unhappiness of ... [more]

Pasha, Merzifonlu Kara Mustafa

Pasha was born near Marinca, the son of a cavalry officer with good family connections named Derwish Beg, Urudj Beg or Hasan Beg. At some point, probably as a teenager, he was taken as a fo... [more]

Paulger, Irene

Paulger was the child of an unmarried woman and was raised by her grandparents on a farm in the Taranaki province of New Zealand. She trained as a teacher and was sent to the extremely isol... [more]

Pelzer, David J.

Pelzer was the third of five children of alcoholic parents. His father deserted the family, and David was horrifically physically abused from the age of four by his alcoholic birth mother (... [more]

Perkins, Charles

Perkins was born in Alice Springs. His father was an Aboriginal; sources differ about whether his mother was an Aboriginal or European. When he was 10 he became one of the Stolen Generat... [more]

Perrott, Caroline

Perrott was a girl of eight when she was kidnapped by Maori near Leppertown in the Taranaki district of New Zealand in 1874, probably in retaliation when her father disturbed a sacred buria... [more]

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