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By Jo Ella Powell Exley

Drawing on a wealth of up to date money owed, together with numerous first-person tales, Jo Ella Powell Exley follows Cynthia Ann-Parker—a descendant of Elder John Parker—last of the good Comanche struggle chiefs— via her lifestyles within the Indian camp and at last her recapture via her delivery kinfolk. She additionally tells the dramatic tale of Quanah Parker via youth, conflict, hand over, and reservation life.
This narrative units instantly a narrative that has occasionally been distorted, providing new perception of Cynthia Ann Parker’s final years, delivering a posh photograph of the “white” years of a lady who had matured one of the Comanches because the age of nine.
Among the records from which Exley attracts are a quick autobiography of Daniel Parker, Rachel Parker Plummer’s narratives of her Indian captivity, James Parker’s account of his look for Rachel and the opposite captives and several other autobiographical bills Quanah dictated to his friends.
First released in 2001, Frontier Blood received the Summerfield G. Roberts award and the Rupert Richardson award.

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On July , , in the Lamotte Regular Baptist Church meeting house, the Pilgrim Regular Predestinarian Baptist Church of Jesus Christ was organized with charter members Daniel and Patsey Parker, John Parker, Phoebe Parker, Julious and Rachel Christy, and Sally Brown. All were Daniel and Patsey’s children and in-laws except for the Christys. The first meeting of the new church was on August , , at Daniel and Patsey’s home, where four new members were received. Two were the Parkers’ daughter and sonin-law, Stephen and Anney Crist.

37 He elucidated this point in a pamphlet entitled A Public Address to the Baptist Society and Friends of Religion in General on the Principle and Practice of the Baptist Board of Foreign Missions for the United States of America, published at his own expense in . Parker states: “The colonization of the heathens ought to be conducted under the direction of our civil government, or a society formed for that express purpose, not under the character of any society of religion whatever. ”38 Meanwhile, the “two questions” were wreaking havoc all over Indiana                   and Illinois as Parker’s supporters presented them year after year in every association meeting until every association had taken sides.

Come out of her my people, and as the Lord had made him the instrument in his hand—of bringing home to the church many of the captured children of Zion the craft was in danger. The silver shrines for the Goddess Diana began to fall in value. now something must be done to get red of this verry troublesom fellow. 31 In  Daniel Parker was challenged by a Reverend Cook to a public debate on the subject of baptism. The two men met near Gallatin, Tennessee, and according to the biography writer, the debate was so clearly won by Daniel that a number of the Methodists were converted to the Baptist faith.

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