Cynthia Ann Parker was born and raised in Crawford County, Illinois. She lived with 4 siblings and her parents Lucy and Silas Parker.
When she was around the age of 10, her family moved to Texas to build Fort Parker. Then unexpectedly the Comanches invaded the area and was captured with 4 others and was with the Comanches for 25 years before she was released.
After 25 years she has the chance of leaving but she liked it there and didn't want to leave. She married a man named Pete Nocona and had 2 sons Quanah and Pecos and had a daughter named Topsannah.
After 3 months in Birdville, Silas took her to his home. She then moved to her sisters house near the boundries of Anderson and Henderson counties.
Cynthia Ann Parker died in March of 1871 because of the flu.
Quannah moved her grave to Post Oak Mission Cemetery near Cache, Oklahoma in 1910.