Parker Jonathan Ashton was born on January 4, 2013 at 3:37 p.m. at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, to Laura Dunn and Ryan Ashton of Laconia. He weighed 5 pounds 13 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. The maternal grandparents are Cal and Tammy Dunn, Jr. of Laconia. The maternal great grandparents are Anita Dunn of Laconia and Harry and Thelma Bean of Gilford. The paternal grandparents are Jim and Cheryl Barnes of Gilmanton Iron Works. Parker has many aunts and uncles; Cal, Sue, Amy, Dan, Brandon, Michelle, Nate and Beth. His cousins are Alexis, Kelsea, Dominic, Alex, Danika, Ashlynn, Connor, Shayne, Kaitlyn, JJ and Hailey. His golden retriever, Diesel, welcomed him home.