Old Queries

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Kim Bailey THU MAR 27 1997
I am searching for Kimber VINCENT's descendants. Kimber was b. ca 1867 and m. Lou NICHOLS (who was b. ca 1883). The 1920 census shows Kimber in Beauregard parish, LA with the following children:
Ernest b. ca 1903 in LA
Athern b. ca 1906 in LA
Jacob b. ca 1910 in LA
Willie b. ca 1911 in LA
Arthur b. ca 1915 in La
Travis b. ca 1917 in LA
Avery b. ca 1919 in LA

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Sandy Hogan THU MAY 15 1997
I am searching for information on Maxine JOHNSON (AKA Maxine HOLLIDAY) b. 1929 in DeRidder. Also need information on her mother, Alice SAWYER.

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KimBerly English-Oveholts FRI MAY 30 1997
Lee Roy or Leroy (not sure which) ENGLISH, Born 3 March 1919 in Ludington, parents are Irwin Elias and Minnie Ethel (KING) ENGLISH. Could Irwin have been from there also?

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K. Jeanneret WED JUNE 25 1997 Searching for Martha A. HOPKINS BROWN, who was living with her son Samuel H. Brown in 1920, at age 86. Samuel and his wife Minnie both died in De Ridder, but I can't seem to find out what happened to his mother Martha BROWN??? She must have died between 1921 and 1935. That would have made her around 100 yrs old. Other family members had been affiliated with the First Christian Church, so I assume she may have been also??? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Jeanette Cochran MON AUG 4 1997 My dad, Virgil John Cannon WADE was born in DeRidder on Nov. 13, 1911. His father Coy WADE Jr. died sometime after second child, Hazel, was born perhaps as late as 1913 or 1914. My dad's mother was Florence Gibson. She remarried & both children were adopted. (new name Tolliver) Any information about Coy Wade Jr. or Florence Gibson Wade would be greatly appreciated. Also daddy was named for the doctor who delivered him. Is there a listing for Dr. John Cannon in DeRidder at that time?

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Kathy Markell Britton FRI AUG 8 1997 I am looking for HAVENS' information. John David Havens moved to Beauregard Parish (when it was Calcasieu) about 1876 from Pascagoula, MS. He married Mary Orilla Miller on 10-23-1893. They had 3 children: Loddie, Clinton Bruce and Floy (my grandmother). Mary died on 1-29-1904 and John married Jannette Dean in November 1909. They had 7 children. In 1910 John and Jeannette are living in Uvalde, Texas, in 1920 they are right back in Beauregard Parish. I'd appreciate any and all info and am willing to share all of mine.

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Larry Grant Thu Aug 14 19:18:38 1997
Request information on John William GRANT and wife Cassie Franks Grant. John died 1953, Merryville, La, buried at cemetery near Merryville High School. Any information would be appreciated, esp date of birth, place of birth, etc.

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Ruth A. McVey Tue Sep 2 1997
My Mother WIGGINS, Ruth was born in DeRidder 20 April, 1906 and I am trying to research my Grandparents. Grandfather was WIGGINS, William Arthur. I am not sure of the correct first name of my Grandmother and her maiden name was BAILEY, Amadella or Adella. They had Five boys Orville, Frank, Lloyd, Tom and W. A. Jr. Three girls Hazel, Bertie and my Mother Ruth. They left La and moved to Houston, Harris County, TX

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JOHN HARPER Tue Sep 2 1997
ALOHA WRITING THE FAMILY HARPER FAMILY HISTORY FROM 1600 IN VA. TO NORTH CAROLINA-SOUTH CAROLINA-GEORGIA-MISSISSIPPI-LOUISIANA. THE FAMILY LINE START WITH 1.ROBERT HARPER 2. ALEXANDER 3.ABSALOM 4.SAMUEL 5. SAMUEL EDWIN 6. LONNIE D.ANY WITH INFORMATION ON THIS LINE OF HARPER CAN CONTACT ME AT MY SISTER 318 328 7467 MAT FARMER RD DRY CREEK LA 70637-OR JOHN HARPER 1020 GREEN ST #311 HONOLULU HI 96822. SEEKING ORG.DOC. FAMILY BIBLE PHOTOGRAPTHS --GRAVE SITE OF SAMUEL HARPER - ABSALOM - ALEXANDER W

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Elizabeth Jones TUE Sep 2 1997
I'm really new at this and would like to know what info. you might have to offer me about my husband's family who came to Beauregard Parish about 1913. Great grandfather's name: Augustus W. JONES, b.ca.1865,GA,d.12 March 1937 in DeRidder. Grandfather's Name: Hardy Miles JONES ,b.2 May 1880,Panola Co. TX d.14 July 1941, Beckville, TX Owner of Jones'Hardware in DeRidder.

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Neomi Powell Sat Aug 30 09:01:27 1997
I am looking for information about any POWELL family from Deridder Louisana. Iam looking also for info. on Essie BURNETT these folks are my grand parents and I would like to find out what happen to them.

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Jean Crain Neil Sat Sep 6 19:32:38 1997
Would like any information on the parents of Matthew Pinckney CRAIN and wife Clara who were residents of Merryville from 1920s through their deaths in l940s. Children were Roy (my father)Carl, Mattie, Mable, Russell and a few others.

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Annette Hebert TUE Oct 7 1997
Daniel Boone Parker m.Susan Kinger; William Reeves M. Mary Louise Cole(midwife); John Felean Adams m.Annie Herd. Most of these people were in the logging industry. Trying to find any information on where they came from to the Topsy-Bel,and Oretta area`s also Sugartown.

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Jimmy Earl Cooley Mon Oct 6 16:32:15 1997
I am looking for land records for Sugartown, Louisiana (now Beauregard Parish, formerly Calcasieu Parish). Interested in identifying land ownership and exact location of land and/or home location for L.B. COOLEY and Lovenia ARRINGTON COOLEY in the year of 1900. The 1900 Census for Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, Ward 7, Sugartown; records L.B. Berry and Lovenia (his wife) and an adopted son John. Would also like to identify details of the adopted son, John.

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Ruth A. McVey Wed Oct 22 1997
Researching BAILEY, Della b 3/1878 LA. d. TX (?) (my Grandmother). Her Father BAILEY, John b 12/26/1849 LA. d 6/10/1896. Her Mother DUNN, Louisa b 2/27/1852 MS d 9/10/1936 LA? Children of John & Louisa BAILEY besides my GM were Ludenia b 4/18/1875, Allen L. b 3/18/1879, Irving L. b 9/21/1882, Francis b 11/1887, Winnie b 5/1890 & Ivan b 5/1890. The children were all born in or around DeRidder. My GM Della married my GF WIGGINS, William Arthur unk date of marriage and they had 5 boys and 3 girls, all born in or around DeRidder. The boys were Orville, Lloyd, Tom, Frank & Wm. A. Jr. The girls were Hazel, Bertie and my Mother Ruth who was born 4/20/1906. I have no info on my GF WIGGINS, Wm. A. Sr. So if someone can help me on his family it would be most appreciated.

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Tony Alagero Wed Oct 22 1997
I FIND THE NAME ALAGERO LISTED ON BEAUREGARD PARISH HEADSTONE LISTING FOR WOODLAWN CEMETARY. MY GRANDMOTHER AND MY FATHER LIVED IN NEW ORLEANS. FATHER ENLISTED USN APPROX 1919. GRANDMOTHER DECEASED NEW ORLEANS APPROX. 1944. FATHER NEVER KNEW HIS FATHER. SPELLING OF NAME IS VERY UNIQUE. OTHER THAN MY CHILDREN I HAVE NEVER HAD ANY SEARCH ENGINE TURN ANYTHING UP UNTIL THISLISTING OF BEAUREGARD HEADSTONES - Does anyone have any information on this family?

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Reta Burchfield Thurs Nov 20 1997
Looking for information on the Oliver KENNEDY that lived in Merryville. We have lost contact with them all and we are trying to get the Kennedy family tree. Oliver and my grandfather, Marion, were brothers. Their dads name was Andrew Jackson KENNEDY. Any help will be appreciated

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Faye Boswell Thurs Nov 20 1997
I am searching for information pertaining to William WALKNER, born 1844. He lived for a number of years in the Dry Creek area. He owned and operated a ferry on Bundick's Creek in the early 1900s.

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Kathy Markell Britton Tues Nov 25 1997
Looking for descendants of Pauline HAVENS b. 1913 m. Earl JORDAN 1-5-1931 in Beauregard Parish. Her parents were John David HAVENS and Jeannette DEAN, Earl's Parents were W.D. and Grace JORDAN

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Winona Jacobsen Tues Nov 25 1997
I am searching for any info on William Vincent PERKINS, born Feb 15, possibly 1874, died Sep 15, 1970 in Sulphur, LA. He married Hester Amanda BUXTON born Nov 1885 in Singer, LA and died Nov 12,1949. William listed his parents as Levi and Molina PERKINS on his SS application. Family history says that he was raised by his mother, who later married Joseph BECKWITH/BECKWORTH. I have information on descendants, but nothing to confirm William's parents or siblings. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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Joyce Corbell Tues Dec 2 1997
Joseph HENNIGAN emmigrated from Ireland around 1880. No information on marriage, birth or death. Had a son Josua HENNIGAN b.7-15-1864 - d. 3-11-1917, married Jane (HENNIGAN?) B.10-5-1868 - d. 1-4-1943. The family story says that Jane was originally a HENNIGAN but her father left her mother and she was adopted by her stepfather(name unknown). They are buried in the HENNIGAN cemetary but the headstone is gone. Josua had a son, James Mac Irvin HENNIGAN b.6-21-1888, d. 6-3-1975, married Bessie Lucinda WALKER b.2-26-1894, d.3-12-1951. James HENNIGAN did not like his name so he took his initials M.I. and reversed them to I.M. and went by I.M. HENNIGAN. Bessie was the daughter of Jerry WALKER and Tenessee CURTIS WALKER out of Fayettville Arkansas. Information on dates of marriages , emmigration records, ports of origin or debarkation would be greatly appreciated. Bessie and I.M. had 6 children on of which is my grandmother Joyce Beatrice HENNIGAN b. 1-15-1915, married Matthew ALLEN b. 1-21-1914, d.1-31-93. They lived in Merryville for a while then moved to Alexandria. Matthew was from Texas around Kerrville in Jasper county. Any help at all on the ALLEN side will be greatly appreciated.


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