Silas Mercer PARKER Cynthia Ann Naduah PARKER John Richard PARKER Silas Mercer PARKER James Rufus O'QUINN Lucinda DUTY Mini tree diagram

Orlena PARKER1,1,2,3,4

1st Jan 18361,2,3,4 - 5th Nov 18871

Life History

1st Jan 1836

Born in Fort Parker, Limestone, Texas.1,2,3,4

5th Nov 1887

Died.1

after 5th Nov 1887

Buried in Unknown.1

Other facts

 

Married James Rufus O'QUINN

Notes

  • In 1850 Orlen and her brother Silas are living with relatives inAnderson County, Texas.  Their father had been killed in the Comancheraid on Fort Parker, in Limestone County, in which their siblings Johnand Cynthia Ann were taken by the Comanches.

    1850 Federal Census, Anderson County, Texas, 26 September, page 21B,Hse/Fam #143
    Adrian Anglin 54 M Farmer $7000 Valuation Real Estate b Virginia [babt 1796]
    Phebe Anglin 56 F b Virginia [b abt 1794]
    Abraham Duty 14 M b Limestone Co [b abt 1836]
    Nancy A Duty 11 b Houston Co [b abt 1849]
    Phebe Duty 10 b Houston Co [b abt 1840]
    John Duty 5 M b Houston Co [b abt 1845]
    James Duty 2 M b Anderson Co [b abt 1848]
    Silas Parker 17 M b Illinois [b abt 1833]
    Orlena Parker 14 b Limestone Co [b abt 1836]

    1870 Federal Census, Anderson County, Texas, [no date], PO Palestine,page 212, Hse #1540, Fam #1527
    Oquinn, J R 37 M W Lumber Merchant $2000 Real Estate $800 Personalborn Georgia
    Oquinn, Orlena (?) 40 [b abt 1830] F W  Keeping House born Texas
    Oquinn, John 15 M W Lumber Mill Worker born Texas
    Oquinn, Columbus 13 M W At Home born Texas
    Oquinn, Ann E 11 F W At Home born Texas
    Oquinn, Tennessee 7 F W At Home born Texas
    Oquinn, Mozella 4 F W At Home born Texas
    Oquinn, Jefferson 1 M W At Home born Texas
    Parker, Cynthia 45 F W House Keeper b Illinois

    By 1880 Orlena is married to James Rufus O'Quinn and they are livingtwo houses away form her brother Silas Parker's who is married toRufus' sister Ann Elizabeth.

    1880 Federal Census, Anderson County, Texas, 15 June, District 5, page12, Hse/Fam #94
    Oquin, James R  W M 47 Head Manufacturing Lumber GA SC GA [b abt 1833]
    Oquin, Orlena W F 44 Wife Keeping House TX KY IL [b abt 1836]
    Oquin, John  W M 24 Son Works at Sawmill TX GA TX [b abt 1856]
    Oquin, Mosell W F 14 Dau At School TX GA TX [b abt 1866]
    Oquin, Benjamin  W M 8 Son TX GA TX [b abt 1872]
    Bradford, George W M 26 Laborer Single Works at Sawmill MO Unk Mexico[b abt 1854]
    Horton, Alford W M 19 Laborer Married [no wife with him] Works atSawmill TX GA TN [b abt 1854]

    1880 Federal Census, Anderson County, Texas, 15 June, District 5, page12, Hse/Fam #92
    Parker, Silas M  W M 47 Head Farmer IL IL IL [b abt 1833]
    Parker, Ann E  W F 41 Wife Keeping House GA SC GA [b abt 1839]
    Parker, James J  W M 24 Son Works on Farm TX IL GA [b abt 1856]
    Parker, Rhoda W F 22 Dau At Home TX IL GA [b abt 1858]
    Parker, John R  W M 7 Son At Home TX IL GA [b abt 1873]

    Orlena Parker O'Quinn
    Birth Jan 1, 1836 Limestone County, Texas
    Death Nov 5, 1887
    Married to a J Rufus O'Quinn [LDS records; also reference censuses1870, 1880]
    Parents:
    Silas Mercer Parker (1804 - 1836)
    Lucinda Duty Roberts (1811 - 1852)
    Burial Unknown
    Created by P Fazzini Mar 09, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #49456747,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49456747

Sources

  • 1. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 2. 1870 Federal Census, Anderson County, Texas
    • [no date], PO Palestine, page 212, Hse #1540, Fam #1527
  • 3. 1860 Federal Census, Van Zandt County, Texas
    • 20 June, Edom Beat, PO Edom, page 28, Hse/Fam #113
  • 4. 1880 Federal Census, Anderson County, Texas
    • 15 June, District 5, page 12, Hse/Fam #94

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