Aubra C BIRDSONG Laura Ne-dah PARKER Mini tree diagram


19051 - UNKNOWN2

Life History


Born in Texas.1


Died in Cache, Caddo, Oklahoma, USA.2


  • 1911 Indian Census Rolls
    Kiowa Comanche and Apache Tribes, Oklahoma, 30 June, Kiowa Agency, Comanche Tribe, Page 20
    2 Laura Parker Birdsong (Nedah) Head 28 [b abt 1862] F Roll #1 1/2
    3 Anona A Birdsong Dau 6 [b abt 1905] F

    Cynhia Ann Parker, captured by the Comanche as a child and raised a Comanche, married a young leader named Peta Nocona.  Recaptured after the Battle of Pease River, she was returned to her white family, but tried to escape several times.
    Died at the Parker home in 1864, Anderson, Texas.
    Her son Quanah Parker became a great Comanche leader, died in 1911.
    Quanah was buried at Post Oak Mission Cemetery near Indiahoma (Comanche County), Oklahoma.
    Cynthia's body was moved to the Post Oak Cemetery.
    In 1956 Quanah's daughter Neda Birdsong and her daughter Nona Wilkinson deeded 600 acres of the Parker Ranch for the expansion of Fort Sill artillery range.  They moved to Cache.
    The Parker burials in Post Oak Cemetery were moved to the Fort Sill Cemetery in 1957.
    --  Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texas, 1 January 1957


  • 1. 1911 Indian Census Rolls, Kiowa Comanche and Apache Tribes, Oklahoma
    • 30 June, Kiowa Agency, Comanche Tribe, Page 20
  • 2. Abilene Reporter News

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