Silas Mercer PARKER Cynthia Ann Naduah PARKER John Richard PARKER Silas Mercer PARKER Orlena PARKER Mini tree diagram

Lucinda DUTY3,4,1,2,5

18111,2 - 18521,2

Life History


Born in Duck River, Elbert, Georgia.1,2

(less likely)


Born in South Carolina.1

(most likely)

31st Aug 1824

Married Silas Mercer PARKER in Clark County, Illinois.14,4,1,2

29th Oct 1827

Birth of daughter Cynthia Ann Naduah PARKER in Crawford County, Illinois.1,3,6,7


Birth of son John Richard PARKER in Fort Lemott, Crawford, Illinois.3

4th Jun 1833

Birth of son Silas Mercer PARKER in Illinois.8,2,9,10,11,12

1st Jan 1836

Birth of daughter Orlena PARKER in Fort Parker, Limestone, Texas.1,6,11,13

19th May 1836

Death of Silas Mercer PARKER in Fort Parker, Limestone, Texas.14,2,15,3,1


Died in Texas.1,2


  • Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860
    Lucinda Duty
    Spouse Silas M. Parker
    31 Aug 1824 Clark County, Illinois
    Source Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT

    Family Data Collection - Births,
    John Parker
    Father Silas Mercer Parker
    Mother Lucinda Duty
    Birth 1830 Crawford [County] IL, USA

    Silas Mercer Parker Jr
    Birth  4 Jun 1833  IL (Death Unknown)
    Father Silas Mercer Parker
    b. 5 May 1804, Bedford County, TN
    d. 19 May 1836, Limestone County, TX
    Mother  Lucinda Duty
    b. 1801, Duck River, Elbert Co, Georgia
    d. 1852
    Parents Married  31 Aug 1824  Coles, Illinois
    Wife Ann Elizabeth O'Quinn, Married  21 Dec 1854  TX
    --  Childress Cousins,

    Lucinda "Lucy" Duty Roberts
    Birth 1811 South Carolina [cf the Childress family website above,1801]
    Death 1852 Texas

    Born "Duck River" South Carolina.  [Some report it was Duck River,Georgia]

    Daughter of Richard Duty and Sarah Pinson Duty.

    Lucinda "Lucy" b. 1811 S.C. m. 1824 Silas Mercer Parker Clark Co, Ill.(Lost husband Silas at Fort Parker Massacre, while daughter CynthiaAnn Parker and son John Richard Parker were captured by the Indiansduring the massacre and taken).  Two other children, Orlena and Silas,Jr, were not captured.

    What has not been reported about Lucy is she married a man named Usry,after Silas Parker's death. Had a son, Benjamin Milam Usry, divorcedMr. Usry. Married last W.W. Roberts.

    Sarah "Sally" Pinson first married Richard Duty in Laurens, S.C. Themarriage record did not show date.
    She was the daughter of John Pinson and wife, Ann Pinson.
    She was born in S.C.
    She and Richard were in Laurens, S.C. in 1800 per census. But in 1820,they were in Widner, Knox county, Indiana.
    Richard died in 1822.
    By then, they had numerous children;
    1. Thomas M. b. unk
    2. John d. b. unk
    3. Nancy M. b. unk
    4. Amy b. 1792 S.C.
    5. Mary "Polly" b. unk. m. unk Baldwin
    6. Martha "Patsey" b. 1797 m. James W. Parker
    7. Rachel b. 1817, Knox co, Ind. m. Asa McCord
    8. Sarah "Sallie" b. 1801 m. William Stewart (Steward)
    9. Elizabeth m. unk Kellogg (Taken captive at Fort Parker Massacre),was ransomed in a few months and returned home.
    10. William M. m. Nancy Austin
    11. Lucinda "Lucy" b. 1811 S.C.
    12. Catherine b. 1810 or 1813. M. Elisha Anglin.
    13. Richard, Jr. d. 1847, Anderson Co, Texas.
    14. Susannah.
    According to other family histories these were the children of Richardand Sarah Pinson Duty.

    Mother Sarah Pinson Parker (1758 - 1836)

    Spouse Silas Mercer Parker (1804 - 1836)

    Cynthia Ann Parker (1827 - 1870)
    John Richard Parker (1830 - 1915)
    Orlena Parker O'Quinn (1836 - 1887)

    Burial Unknown

    Maintained by Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick, Originally Created by PFazzini Mar 03, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #49052029.


  • 1. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 2. Childress Cousins
  • 3. Family Data Collection - Individual Records
  • 4. Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860
  • 5. Family Data Collection - Births
  • 6. 1870 Federal Census, Anderson County, Texas
    • [no date], PO Palestine, page 212, Hse #1540, Fam #1527
  • 7. Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Indian and Pioneer HistoricalCollection, 1937
  • 8. U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865
  • 9. 1870 Federal Census, Anderson County, Texas
    • [no date], PO Palestine, page 211, Hse #1535, Fam #1516
  • 10. 1850 Federal Census, Anderson County, Texas
    • 26 September, page 21B, Hse/Fam #143
  • 11. 1860 Federal Census, Van Zandt County, Texas
    • 20 June, Edom Beat, PO Edom, page 28, Hse/Fam #113
  • 12. 1880 Federal Census, Anderson County, Texas
    • 15 June, District 5, page 12, Hse/Fam #92
  • 13. 1880 Federal Census, Anderson County, Texas
    • 15 June, District 5, page 12, Hse/Fam #94
  • 14. Barry Kirkland, Forum
  • 15. Family Data Collection - Deaths
    • Name: Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001;;

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