September Wild West Trivia

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The first Monday of each month I post a Wild West Trivia question on this blog. Please leave your answer or best guess in the comment section for a chance to win one of my books. I’ll draw a name from all those who entered the contest and post the winner’s name in the comment section on Saturday of the same week-–be sure to check back to see who wins!


QUESTION: Comanche Indian Chief Quanha Parker, known as a major figure both in Comanche resistance to white settlement and in the tribe’s adjustment to reservation life, is the son of what celebrated female captive of a Comanche raid in 1836?


27 thoughts on “September Wild West Trivia

  1. Fascinating!!

    Cynthia Ann Parker was Comanche Indian Chief Quanha Parker’s Mother.

    I spent quite some time reading through the info online.

  2. Cynthia Ann Parker: She was nine years old when captured in the Fort Parker massacre in May 1836. She spent most of the rest of her life with the Comanche, marrying a Chief, Peta Nocona, and giving birth to a son, Quanah Parker, who would become the last Chief of the Comanches.

  3. Congratulations to Joye!! Joye is the winner of this month’s Wild West Trivia Contest. Joye, please send your snail mail address to and I’ll ship a book off to you.

    The correct answer is Cynthia Ann Parker! Thank you all for participating in the contest and be sure to stop back the first Monday of October (7th) for the next Wild West Trivia Contest and giveaway!

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