She married John Davis Hutcheson first. She went by her middle name Paralee. She and John had a son named William Henry Hutchenson. Her parents were Anna Essary and William Lemay. She leftTN. for IL. in 1863 with her father ,stepmother and most of her siblings. They had a home onHurricane Creek near the Alabama Border. They left TN. in a hurry because they were told if they did not leave their house would be burned and they would be killed as they were not sympathetic to the southern cause. They loaded up what they could on their wagons and headed for IL. in the middle of the night. When they reached IL. their shoes were worn and their feet were wrapped in burlap.