From looking at the records, it appears that there may be two Esther Parkers. One is Esther Caroline Parker, who married James Mathis/Matthews in 1839.
Year: 1850; Census Place: Cullowhee, Macon, North Carolina; Roll: M432_636; Page: 375B; Image: 387
The second one is:
Year: 1850; Census Place: Haywood, North Carolina; Roll: M432_633; Page: 188B; Image: 383