Quanah PARKER Cynthia Ann Nau-Nocca PARKER We-rah-re Weyodee PARKER Wanada Woon-ar-dy PARKER Mary Pbutsi Pache PARKER Weck-e-ah Yellow BEAR Mini tree diagram
Alice Tope-se-up PARKER

Alice Tope-se-up PARKER1,1,2,3,4

4th Jan 18941,1,2,3 - 23rd Aug 19711,1

Life History

4th Jan 1894

Born in Comanche Reservation, Oklahoma Territory.1,1,2,3

23rd Aug 1971

Died in Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma.1,1

Was hospitalized a week

25th Aug 1971

Buried in Highland Cemetery, Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma.1

Notes

  • The first wife was Wec-Keah.
    Children:
    A. Nau-Nocca (1873-1947), married Emmett Cox (1852-1927). Elevenchildren were born to this union, five of whom died when very young.
    B. Weyodi (variously known as: Wer-Yoh-Ti or Werare) (b.1879) marriedLouis Tamahkera (b. 1879).
    C. Woonardy (Wanada) married Harzy Page. No children. She attendedCarlisle College in Pennsylvania and attended President TheodoreRoosevelt's Inauguration with her father.
    D. Mary Pbutsi Pooche married Edward Hatch Clark.
    E. Topseup "Alice" married Earl Purdy (b. 1878). One son died ininfancy. She raised a niece, Bobby Clark Bradley.
    --   Parker Heritage,http://www.parkerheritage.com/forum/topics/quanah-parkers-wives-and?groupUrl=quanahparkerfamilyhistory&groupId=2004583%3AGroup%3A8614&id=2004583%3ATopic%3A9139&page=3

    1900 Federal Census, Oklahoma Territory, 11 June, Apache, Kiowa &Comanche Reservation, District 12, page 74A, Hse #744, Fam #749
    Parker, Quanah Head Ind M 1852 48 Married 24 yrs TX TX TX Farmer OwnsComanche Father Comanche Mother Comanche 1/2 White
    Parker, Wick e ah  Old Wife Ind F 1860 40 Married 22 yrs 4 children/-living OklaTerr TX OklaTerr Comanche Comanche Comanche
    Parker, Tope se up  Dau Ind F 1894 6 Single OklaTerr OklaTerr OklaTerrComanche Comanche Comanche 1/4 White

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    Alice "Topeseup" Parker Purdy
    Birth Jan. 4, 1894 Cache, Comanche County, Oklahoma
    Death Aug. 23, 1971 Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma

    The following obituary is from Lisa Stalnaker (#46893021):

    The Lawton Constitution
    Tuesday, August 24, 1971
    Page 9, column 4

    Alice Parker Purdy

    A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. today in Becker Funeral HomeChapel for Mrs. Alice Parker Purdy, 77, one of three survivingchildren of the famed Comanche chief, Quanah Parker. She died Mondayafter being hospitalized a week.

    Funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Comanche ReformedChurch. Rev. Robert Chaat, pastor, will officiate at both services.Burial will be in Highland Cemetery

    Born Jan. 4, 1894, in Cache, she had lived all her life in this area.She was the daughter of Chief Quanah and his wife Wechiah. She hadmade her home in recent years with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr.and Mrs. William B. Bradley, 414 Ferris, and had spent three overseastours with them.

    She was adept at Indian handwork, especially with buckskin and beadcraft, and had assisted the government field nurse as an interpreter.She was a charter member of Comanche Reformed Church where she taughtSunday School and Bible School.

    Survivors in addition to her daughter include one sister, Mrs. WanadaPage, Orrlando Nursing Home; one brother, Tom Parker, Apache; threegrandchildren, Robert and Hawana Bradley and Mrs. Cynthia AnnGrandbergs, all of Lawton, and three great-grandchildren.

    Chief Quanah brought his Quohada band of Comanches i to the Fort Sillreservation area in the mid-1870s.

    Parents:
    Quanah Parker (1845 - 1911)
    Weckeah Parker (____ - 1923)
    Children Stanwood White Moon (1910 - 1911)

    Burial Highland Cemetery, Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, Plot:Indian Section

    Created by Trapper John Jan 31, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #64986369,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=64986369
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Sources

  • 1. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 2. 1900 Federal Census, Oklahoma Territory
    • 11 June, Apache, Kiowa & Comanche Reservation, District 12, page 74A,
  • 3. 1905 Indian Census Rolls, Comanche Tribe, Oklahoma
    • 30 June, Kiowa Agency, Page 22
  • 4. Parker Heritage Website

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