Maury County Tennessee Publications
THEY PASSED THIS WAY, MAURY COUNTY. TENN. CEMETERY RECORDS.
Hard Bound, 610 pagers. Indexed. $15.50.
MAURY COUNTY NEIGHBORS, accords of Gil, Marshall Lewis Counties,
Tenn. (A sizable portion of Maury was included in Lewis Co. from
1843 to 1852.) Includes 1850 Lewis Co. Census Abstracts of wills,
and Marriage records from Lewis Co.; tombstone inscriptions from
other counties. Indexed 290 pages $7.75.
These two books may be ordered from: LIGHTFOOT SHACKELFORD, Fairview Drive VL. Pleasant, Tennessee 38474.
A History of Mt. Pleasant and Western Maury Co., Tenn., by N. W. Jones, offset reproduction of rare 1903 book. $2. 10.
A History of Maury County, written 1876 by 1V. S. Fleming. This rare and
valuable history of. Maury County has just been reprinted. Indexed. $1.60.
Historic Maury County in Pictures, Vol. 1. Offset. Illustrated. Sketches of
historic sites. $2, 15
Above three may be ordered from; Mrs. William Shackelford, Sales Chairman
Maury County Historical Society, 210 First Ave.. Nit. Pleasant, Tenn. 36474
MAURY COUNTY TENN. 1850 CENSUS. 405 pages. Indexed. $10,00. Order
from Miss Deane Porch lit. . River Road Nashville, Tenn. 37269.
LIGHTFOOT a SNACKELFORD are planning Vol. 2 of "They Passed This Way
to include obituaries from Newspapers from 1850 to 1900, undertakers' records,
church records, mortality schedule etc.
GARRETT LIGHTFOOT ; lan to cocaine,: work for Vol. 2 of Chancery Court
Submitted by Mrs. Dudley Layne
ELDER JOHN parker
The Parker family of Texas has been frequently mentioned in Texas
sketches as exceptionally a peculiar and frontier people. They spring from
eLDER JOHN parker a Marylandcr, and his wife, SALLIE, daughter of
BENJAMIN WHITE who was a native of Virginia, .elder Yarker was a native
of Old School Baptist ; PREACHER laving given service to our nation's founding by his part during the American Revolution. His name is listed in the Patriot's Index, printed by the National Society Daughters of the American REVOLUTION
After having several children, John and Sallie Parker moved to Georgia,
Thence in a few years to Tennessee where the remainder of his children were
born. The children were Daniel, POLLY, JOHN. BENJAMIN, PHEBE, ISAAC, JOSEPH, JAMES W., NATHANIEL. SILAS. RACHEL and SUSANNAH, all of whom lived to rear families.
In 1617 the parents and children removed to Crawford County, Illinois,
where for d time they lived in a fort. Afterwards a portion of them located in
The age of Reuben Brown' children by Sarah his wife.
The age of Dickerson Parker' children by Lucinda his wife
The age of Benjamin Parker's child by Saley Stewman (Benjamin Parker was a brother to Elder Daniel Parker and died at Fort Parker): Benjamin Ruenie was born August 15, 1812. The age of Benjamin Parker's children by Sussanah (Robertson), his wife: John Parker was boarn November 10, 1813. Joseph Allen and Isaac Green Parker (living) was boarn December 22, 181! Polley Parker was boarn February 15, 1819. Jessee Robertson Parker was born October 22, 1821.
Wife of John Parker Patsey Brown daughter to
Sarah Parker, senor. the Reuben Brown and Salley
Mother of Daniel Parker his wife. Died June 17th 1834.
Senor-Died July 28th 1824.
Daniel Parker the owner of
John Parker, Father of this book Died December 3rd.
D. Parker (The owner of 1844.
this Book) and Benjamin W.
and Silas M. Parker sons to the Patsey Parker (whose maiden
said John Parker name was Patsey Dickerson) Died
and Brothers to the said Daniel the 1st day of December A. D. 1846.
Parker was killed by the Indiana
at Navasot or Parkers Fort in John Parker Died July 30th 1869
Texas on the 19th day of May 1836. , he was the oldest son of Daniel and
John Parker was born 29th day of
Dickerson Parker son unto Daniel
and Patsey his wife
Departed this life the first day
of August p, D. 1844.
Rachel Bennett the wife of Miles Bennett and daughter of Daniel and Patsey Parker Departed this life with anxious desire to leave this world of trouble and strong faith in the God of her Salvation on the 23rd day of December 1843 egad twenty two years, three months and fours days.
(All handwriting seems to be the same, except the record of the death of Daniel Parker, Patsey his wife and John Parker, their oldest son. )
ANNUALLY, IN MAY, AS MEMORIAL TO THE PARKER FAMILY AND THE MASSACRE AT PARKER'S FORT, DESCENDENTS 0F THE ORIGINAL PARKER PIONEERS PERFORM AN OUTDOOR PLAY AT OLD FORT PARKER .HISTORIC SITE. THE PROGRAM IS PRESENTED FREE T0 THE PUBLIC BY MEMBERS OF '!'HE PARKER FAMILIES BOTH WHITE AND INDIAN SIDES. ON THE SATURDAY NGHT BEFORE AND CLOSEST TO MAY 19. THEl. PARKER FAMILIES READ FAMILY DOCUMENTS RECORDS AND TELL THE STORY OF PARKER'S FORT THEY DRESS IN ORIGINAL PARKER FAMILY CLOTHES. THE PLAY, APPROPRIATELY NAMED "THE TELLING OF THE TALES" IS ENACTED AROUND SUNDOWN. THE PUBLIC IS CORDIALLY " INVITED TO ATTEND, BRINGING THEIR OWN LAWN CHAIRS FOR SEATING..
DECENDENTS OF QUANAH PARKER
1. FIRST WIFE OI' QUANAH WAS WEC-KEAH WHO BORE HIM FIVE CHILDREN.
a. NAU-NOCCA WHO MARRIED ELMER COX
b. WER-YOH-TI WHIZ MARRIED LOUIS TAMAKERA
c. WOONARDY (WANADA) WHO MARRIED HARRY PAGE
d. MARY WHO MARRIED ED CLARK
e. ALICE WHO MARRIED EARL PURDY
2. THE SECOND WIFE WAS CHONY WHO BORE HIM THREE CHILDREN.
a. BLADWIN PARKER
b. BONNIE (HONEY) MARRIED ACCOUSITQUITA
c. HAROLD PARKER
3. THE THIRD WIFE WAS NAH-CHEETA-WOOKEYWHO BORE TWO CHILDREN
a. REV. WHITE PARKER
b. BESSIE WHO MARRIED HERMAN AESNAP
4. THE FOURTH WIFE WAS AH-UH-WUTH-TAKEM WHO BORE HIM FOUR CHILDREN.
a. LAURA NEEDA WHO MARRIED A.C. BIRDSONG
5. THE FIFTH WIFE WAS COBY WHO BORE HIM ONE: SON.
a. JOHN PARKER
6. HIS SIXTH WIFE WAS TOE-PAY, THE LAST SURVIVING WIFE,WHO BORE FOUR CHILDREN.
a. KELSEY 2. CHEE 374 WERE INFANTS WHO DIED IN INFANCY
7. HIS SEVENTH WIFE WAS TONARCY WHO BORE HIM NO CHILDREN.
Quanah Parker - WEC-KEAH line
NAU-NOCCA and EMMETT COX
Emmett Cox( 1852-1927) married Nau-Nocca (1873-1947)
Eleven Children were born to this union.,five of whom died when very young
a. Nora (b1896) married John Wesley Davis (1891-1958)
b. b. Joe Cox (b 1899)
c. Ed Cox (b 1902.)
d. William 3 (Bill) Cox b 1908
e. ELLA Cox b 1906 married Jesse Goodin and Gee. B. Lutz
f. James B. Cox b. 1914
John Wesley Davis married Nora Cox and seven sons were born.: one dying, in infancy.
a. Emmett )Davis b 1914
b. James Davis .. Jackson
c. Jackson Bennett Davis b, 1918 ..
d. J. Edward Davis
e. Charles Wesley (Colley) b.1929
f. Eugene William Davis b. 1927
Emmett Davis (b.1914) married Clara Keys and four sons were born:
a. John Thomas Davis
b. Emmett Davis Jr
c. Jerry Monroe Davis .
d. Jackson Dean Davis. His second wife was Shirley Bacon and two daughters were born to this union:
1. Dorothy Ann Davis
2. Debra Gene Davis
Jackson Bennett Davis married Marie Brooks- at time of compilation one daughter
a. Jackie Beth Davis
John Edward Davis married Lucille Collins a widow, with a son who took the name of Jackie Sam Davis.
Charles Wesley (Colley) Davis married Ann Claus, two children:
a. Charles Douglas Dav is
b. Debra Ann Davis
Eugene William Davis married Joyce Boyles, three children:
a. Ronald Gone Davis b. Donald George Davis c. Cynthia Ann Davis