Rev Benjamin Parker b 2-10-1819 Crawford Co IL d 12-29-1896 Elkhart Anderson Co Tx. m 3-8-1846 to Irena Douthit b 6-1-1829 Crawford Co IL d 7-2-1900 Elkhart Anderson Co Tx (d/o Jonathan Douthit and Rebecca _____) Children: Miles, Sallie, Rebecca, Irena, Annie (my line), Benjamin, Adah.
Benjamin was the son of:
Reverend Daniel Parker b 4-6-1781 Culpeper Co Va d 12-3-1845 Elkhart Anderson Co Tx. m 3-11-1802 to Martha "Patsy" Dixon b 1-14-1783 SC (one source says Crawford Co IL) d 12-1-1846 Elkhart Anderson Co Tx. Believe her father to be Levin Dixon (no proof as yet). Children Anney, Abigail, Sarah, Dickerson, Daniel, Phebe, Benjamin, Isaac, Kaleb.
Notes: Rev Daniel Parker is the man that brought the first religion other that catholicism into the state of Tx. He is know for his Two-Seed-in-the-Spirit beliefs. He was the son of:
Reverend Elder John Parker b 9-5-1758 (no one is for sure just where he was born they believe it to be Va or Md) d 5-19-1836 in an indian raid on Ft. Parker Limestone Co Tx. He m Nov 1779 Culpeper Co Va to Sarah "Sally" White b 7-10-1759 Culpeper Co Va d 7-28-1821/4 Coles Co IL (d/o Benjamin White) m 2) Sarah "Sallie" Duty in IL before coming to Tx. She was the mother of the Duty girls who married Elder Johns' sons. She is also the one at the Fort the day it was attacked.
Children: Daniel, Mary (Molly/Molly??), John, Benjamin, Phoebe, Isaac Duke, Joseph Allen, James W, Nathaniel, Silas, Rachel, Abigail.
Notes: Elder John, Silas and Benjamin are the ones slain at Ft. Parker that day along with others. Silas is the father of Cynthia Ann Parker who was taken captive that day along with others.
It is widely believed that Nathaniel Parker and Ann Clayton are Elder John's parents but proof has not yet been found eiether way, at least to this researchers knowledge.
I am willing to share what I can with anyone interested. Glitz