Fred Kopfler Sun 2 Jan 2000
My great grandfather, Joseph Gottlieb KOPFLER, moved to Amite from New Orleans soon after the Civil War to become the foreman of the Gullett Gin Company. I am trying to locate any old records of the Gullett Company that will provide information I can use in the Kopfler family history.
Dianna Shelton Tue 4 Jan 2000
Our g.g. grandfather was believed to have lived in Tangipahoa Parish in early 1800's, his name was Tom or Thomas SHELTON. He married a Nancy SKINNER. I need info on this man and his family.
Claudia Ross Mon 17 Jan 2000
I am trying to locate the ancestors of Douglas HARRIS,circa 1850 (or Harrison) and Amos HARRISON, circa 1870-90. A cousin informed me that Douglas may have been a slave of the McMICHAEL family, but I am unsure of this. Both men resided in Independence,Tangipahoa Parish. Douglas married Lucy RICHARDSON and Amos married Clara Harris. If you have any information, please do not hesitate to contact me at the address shown.
Sherry Simpson Tue 18 Jan 2000
Where Can I find information on Bloody Tangipahoa? My frind is doing a report on it and needs information.
Nace J. Macaluso Tue 18 Jan 2000
Looking for information on my grandparents William Wallace BALLARD (Oct 27, 1890-Dec 22, 1947) and his wife Ruby P. "PATENOTTE" Ballard (July 31, 1886- Aug 22, 1968). I know they are buried in the Bankston Cemetary in Chesbrough. I'm especially looking for information regarding their parents, grandparents, etc.
Randy Murdock Wed 19 Jan 2000
I am looking for the history of Murdock Post Office (historical), located near Mount Hermon in Tangipahoa Parish. I am especially interested in whom it was named after.
Ted D Jones Wed 19 Jan 2000, 6 Feb 2000, 12 Aug 2000
I am seeking ancestors of George Washington Bennett, my grandfather and his father, Darrius Johnson Bennett and his father Reuben Bennett. Any reply will be greatly appreciated. My intententions are to print out my family tree. Any information that can be obtained will be helpful. I do intend to place this online as I have enough to do this and feel certain about it. This is based on personal research plus others. The surnames involved are BANKSTON, HEADEN, COOPER, Robertson. I do have the Bennetts back to 1503, Robertsons in the 1600's Bankstons, Bennetts, Robertsons down to my mother. This is not a hit and miss deal. Any one out there is welcome to participate, it will only gain you kin. My thanks to you, Ted DS. Jones.
** Hugh, I found your Rebecca Jane Robertson, but lost your address installing a new computer. 6 Feb 00 **
**Sat, 12 Aug 2000 11:09:28 -0700
I am looking for and asking assistance for the Graves of Alphosens Bernard BENNETT, born 1844 died in 1879 at thr birth of Laura Emma Bennett. I am also looking for the Grave of Darrius Johnson Bennett b 1821-22 my grandfather. Alphosene was my Grandmother.
Jimmy Wall Mon 24 Jan 2000
Trying to find the parents of Clarence W. WALL " Sonny" b Feb 3, 1902 d April 24, 1980 buried in Line Creek Cemetery, Kentwood, Tangipahoa, Parish, Louisiana. thanks for any and all help. Who was his wife ?? Sons name was Clarence Adrien WALL b April 9, 1927 d Jan 27, 1961m b Line Creek Cemetery.
Theresa Villatoro Mon 31 Jan 2000
I am looking for information on the KYZARS of the Tangipahoa Parish area. Frederick Kyzar was my gggrandfather who married Altazary Jenkins REID. His son James W Kyzar was my grandfather who married Alice McDONALD. His daughter Carrie Elizabeth Kyzar was my grandmother. Any information would be greatly appreciated on this line of the family.
Hugh Ricks Mon 31 Jan 2000
I am searching for information on JOHN DEBRO RICKS and his descendants. I am also searching for the family name of his wife, AULA --?--. I have one source that states her family name as JONES but this is not proven. Also need information on thier descandants.
Seeking information on Robert Ricks, b. GA, abt 1809, d. Tangipahoa Parish before 1900, m. Elizabeth CUTRER, b. LA, abt 1810, d. (?). Need any information concerning this couple and thier descendants. Robert was the son of John Ricks and Catherine --?--. He was the brother of Benjamin Sherrod Ricks and John Debro Ricks. Elizabeth was the daughter of Joseph Cutrer and Nancy PENDARVIS.
Olwen Wands Sims Fri 25 Feb 2000
i am looking for information on my grandfather, Grant Sherman WANDS and for information on Edna MICKENS. I believe that Edna Mickens was born in the late 1890's or early 1900's. Grant Wands's family lived in Amite for many years. His father was James Burnside Wands.
Gia Young Sun 27 Feb 2000
I am looking or information on Mr. and Mrs Joseph and Josephine COSTANZA of Independance Louisiana. I am also looking for information about Mr. and Mrs. Felix and Etta Mae SALANDE.
Brenda Myers Fri 3 Mar 2000
I am looking for information on Joseph Henry JORDAN from Hammond, Louisiana, first marrriage was to Belle BIGNER
Lorraine Bowes Wed 8 Mar 2000
Searching for other descendants of MINOR EDWIN TYNES (II) and FRANCES CAROLINE GWIN, his first wife. He died 1912 in Kentwood & is buried in Kentwood Cemetery. Lorraine Bowes, 965 E.Second Street, Pass Christian, MS. 39571
Eva Ianaro Wed 15 Mar 2000
I am trying to find information on my great grandparents. My grandparents were:
Elton Compton WIGGINS 2/9/1884 - 1/3/1950
Eva Clara East WIGGINS 08/11/1892 - March 1969
My grandfather's parents were:
Eavens Elihu Wiggins - Info Unknown
Angeline Elizabeth (maiden name unknown)
(in our family bible it is indicated that both were born in Georgiana, Alabama (Butler County))
Many thanks for any help you can provide.
Eva Wiggins Ianaro
Arlene Bridges Wed 29 Mar 2000
I am researching my great-great grandfather Willie BRIDGES who orginated from Amite, LA. I understand from a 92 year old relative that Willie married a Margaret GOOD BARRETT near the end or after the Civil War. She ran a boarding house for railroad men and I understand he worked the railroad. They had 3 children:
*Cora Bridges (later married a HANLEY and moved possibly to Mobile by the 1920's);
*Pink Bridges (no other information on him);
*and my great-greatdfather Joseph Nimrod Bridges.
Joseph Nimrod Bridges married Bridgit Allin KILLY or KELLY either in Amite, LA or Meridan, MS where they later lived. Both were 23 when they married. They had 6 children:
*# 1 Margaret Mary Bridges (married name PILGRIM) born 1888 in Meridan, MS had 1 daughter, Martha Ellen Pilgrim (married name TARTT) born 1907 and is still alive in Grenada, MS. Margaret Mary died 1971 in Grenada.;
*# 2 Joseph Kindell Bridges (my grandfather...named after his father and the family doctor, Dr. Kindell) who was born in 1890 in Meridan and died in 1939 nears Marks, Quitman Co. MS. He married a Willie Mae HARRIS of Holly Springs.
*# 3 Anthony (Tony) who as an adult lived in Laurel. He also worked in the Fire Department. He had 1 son James Roscoe Bridges.
*# 6 Willie (who lived as an adult in Holly Springs and had a son named Thomas)
*# 4&5 a set of twin girls who died in infancy Mrytle and Mildred OR Mrytle and Almeda.
Bridgit died early in life,soon after Willie was born. J.N. later remarried a Maude Alice ------? and had 3 more children:
* # 1 Birdie Alice Bridges (later married a Bishop, then a Gardener. She had one son I know of Joseph Nimrod Bishop born circa 1922.
* # 2 & 3 were twin boys. Joseph died in infancy. His twin brother died at birth.
Anyone who might have a connection to these people, PLEASE contact me at either e-mail address listed below:
WORK - email@example.com OR
HOME - firstname.lastname@example.org
Charlene Wellhausen Mann Fri 31 Mar 2000
My g g grandfather, Henry WELLHAUSEN came from Germany and settled in Tangipahoa Parish.He was 17 when he arrived in New Orleans, eventually moving to Tangipahoa Parish. He raised 2 sons & 2 daugh. My g grandfather, John Henry, Jr. moved to Texas but Frederick stayed & raised a family & is buried in the Amite City Cemetery. Henry came from Germany in 1836 as did his wife, May. I'm searching for any ancestors of Frederick's. If anyone knows of this family I would appreciate hearing. John Henry, Jr. married Emma PACKWOOD. Frederick married Isabella SHELTON.
Don Sellars Sun 9 Apr 2000
looking for imformation on any EMPSON in the early 1800
Carl Strickland Thu 20 Apr 2000
Can anyone tie this Calvin GILL to the other Gills that lived in Tangipahoa/Washington Parishes? Can anyone straighten out the confusion in this genealogy?
Direct Descendants of Calvin Gill
1 Calvin Gill b: March 1838 d: 1919
+Diane Graham b: 1849 Washington Parish LA d: 1901 m: 18842 Margaret (Maggie) Gill d: August 30, 1964
2 Augustus (Gusie) Gill b: January 1888 d: July 14, 1958
2 David Gill b: June 1890
2 Cynthia Mae Gill b: May 13, 1893
2 George Gill b: June 4, 1895
+Mytril Grays (obit for Betty Gill said mother was Tina Mae Jenkins)3 Betty Gill b: ABT 1935 Loranger LA d: April 19, 2000 Ponchatoula LA, bu Oak Grove Ch of God Cem.Loranger*2nd Wife of George Gill:
+Leonard H. Sr. Bush4 Jennifer Bush (In 2000 lived in Ponchatoula LA)*2nd Husband of Betty Gill:
4 Leonard H. (Nipper) Jr. Bush
4 David Earl Bush (In 2000 lived in Ponchatoula LA)
4 Kenneth Wayne Bush (In 2000 lived in Kentwood LA)
3 Louise Gill
3 Dorothy Gill b: January 22, 1933 (In 2000 lived in Ponchatoula LA)
+Tina Mae Jenkins
3 Eddie (Nicholas) Gill*3rd Wife of George Gill:
3 Leonard (Bush) Gill
3 Leonard (Bush) Gill
+Mary Magdalene Leonard
3 E.C. Page Gill
Carl Strickland Tue 25 Apr 2000
Can anyone tie this Tangipahoa Bankston back to the earlier Bankstons of Tangipahoa Parish?
BANKSTON, JR. PHILIP WOODROW "BO"
A resident of Pumpkin Center, he died Sunday, April 23, 2000, at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. He was 58 and a native of Baptist.
Cheryl LaNier Myers Sat 29 Apr 2000
I am looking for any information on Aniece [BAHAM] LANIER, just the Baham side of the family. Aniece Baham married Robert M. Lanier and died 18 Dec. 1896 at the home of her son-in-law D.B. DUNNINGTON in the fifth ward of Tangipahoa Parish at age 70 years and 20 days old. This was from the obituary listed in the Amite City, Louisiana newpaper dated Sat. 2 Jan. 1897. I would like to know about who her parents were and if there were any brothers and sisters, Aniece was my great great grandmother. Thank you, Cheryl
Arlene Bridges Sat 6 May 2000
SURNAMES: BRIDGES, GOOD, McCANN. BARRETT
Kentwood and Amite, LA
I am seeking information on a Willie (William) Bridges and a Maggie Good. I know they were married around 1859. The only wedding records I find between a Bridges and Good was between William C. Bridges and a Elizabeth Good.
According to a 92 yr. old relative, Maggie and Will had three children: Pink, Cora, and Joe N.(Nimrod). They were later separated (sometime after the Civil War & according to birthdates after 1864). Will married (woman is unknown) again and had another son. Will later died from old war injuries. I found a 1938 obituary (Joe N.'s) that lists a sister, Cora Hanley of Whistler, Alabama as a survivor
Maggie later married a Charlie McCann and had three more children: Charlie, Bridget, and Mame. According to this relative, Charlie worked for the railroad, was a nice looking man and made good money. Maggie found out women were chasing Charlie so they separated. He died shortly after this. I have a 1938 obituary (Joe N.'s) that lists a sister, Mame Donley of California as a survivor.
Then Maggie married a Will Barrett. They had one child, who died at birth. Most of the time Will Barrett was good to Maggie. Then he took to drinking and tried her, so one of the Bridges boys told him to he had to leave. Maggie did not marry again.
Anyone with any information regarding these individuals, please contact me!
Karen McClure Mon 8 May 2000
Would like to learn more about the family of Cleveland & Nancy ? LEONARD. 4 children in the 1920 census all born in LA; Frances 13, Mary 12, Myrtle 8, & son Hilary 11months. Mary is/was my paternal grandmother. My paternal grandfather was Dan SHELTON, born about 1900. thanks karen
Tammy Davenport Ray Sat 27 May 2000
My grandfather was Waymon "Karl" DAVENPORT. His wife is Margie. My father was Wayne Davenport. This line of Davenports has been in Tangipahoa Parish for many years. Margie's parents were Emma CONRAD and Joseph ROLLING. She had a sister named Helen and a brother named Edward I believe. Helen lived most of her life in Ponchatoula. Helen's husband was named Brent but I am unsure of their last name. Edward also went by the name "Eddie". Another branch would be the Conrad line. Samuel and Catherine are buried in Greenlawn Cemetary in Hammond. If anyone has any info or can help in any way, please email me at email@example.com. Thanks in advance. Tammy
Leona Kinchen Mon 19 Jun 2000
I am searching for information on the RUMFOLA family of Independence,Tangipahoa Parish.Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Deb Miller Fri 23 Jun 2000
I want to find out the relationship between Peter HAMMOND and John Wesley Hammond. John Wesley Hammond was born 1835 and married Sarah Jane Gleason in 1861. Sarah Jane Gleason was born in Hammond, LA in 1845. Both John Wesley and Sarah Gleason-Hammond are buried in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Hammond, Tangipahoa County, Louisana.
Peter Hammond was born 1798 in Sweden and eventually ended up in Louisiana. The town of Hammond is named after him.
John Perilloux Sun 25 Jun 2000
Thomas Alfred PERILLOUX, Jr. died on Friday, 23 June 2000. He was the son of Thomas A. Perilloux and the grandson of Edward Perilloux. Although I have almost 700 Perilloux names in my FamilyTree file, I don't have any of these three. Can someone tell me who the father of Edward Perilloux was? Thanks.
Antoinette Harrrell Tue 27 Jun 2000
My family is from Tangipoha parish, We are African Americans, My grandfather Jasper HARRELL, Sr. and Grandmother Josephine RICHARDSON HARRELL, knew no other home. They was born and raised in Amite, LA My grandfather was a farmer and carpenter. He past away in (1961). My grandmother past in (1968)
My grandparents raise their ten children in Amite, LA. the late Jasper Harrell, Sr. the late Catherine H. Lewis, the late Frank Harrell, Sr. the late Leon Harrell, in memories of all who have past on. Their living children, Elder Roosevelt Harrell, Sr. Pastor of Gordon Harrell C.O.G.I.C, Ms.Isabel H. Cook, Elder Herbert Harrell, Pastor of Emmanuel C.O.G.I.C. and Elder Henry Harrell, Pastor of Trinty C.O.G.I.C and Elder Raymond Harrell, Ms. Deloris H. Washington, all who was raise in Amite, LA.
Polly Carter Wed 28 Jun 2000
Searching for information on Garland Douglas SCHWEM b. 1902 d. 1963. Buried in Amite City Cemetery in Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Married Mary Louise BLOUNT b. 1915. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Grady P. Martin Tue 18 Jul 2000
Researching the family name DYKES related to Black Dutch. Black Dutch and Dykes. Looking for Dykes that have been told they were Black Dutch.
Marie Karl Sat 29 Jul 2000
Looking for info on the following names LIPARI,DAIDONE, VERDE, GUINTA,GIUNTA, GULLOTA, LIOTTA, PASSANANTE, MAGGIO. VERDE AND LIPARI IN THE AREA OF TANGIPAHOE,HAMMOND,INDEPENDANCE,TICKFAW Is there a site for Colonial Cemetary in Independance, La
Glen Adams Sat 26 Aug 2000
Surnames: JACKSON ADAMS TIERNEY GRAY
Info. needed on these sir names.
Thanks Glen Adams firstname.lastname@example.org
Edgar Johnson Mon 4 Sep 2000
Surname: Baham, Benton, Brown, Johnson, Lanier
Seeking directons to Bond Cemetery?
This is the directions that came from a book in the library: 5mi. east of Tangipahoa on the "Old Barney Lewis Place" now property of Paul Ballard. Extremely difficult to get to. Does anyone have better directions or a listing of the people buried in this cemetery.
According to my grgrandmother (Thursday BROWN BENTON), her husband (my grgrandfather) John "Jack" BENTON was buried 5 miles East of Tangipahoa. This is the closest I have come to finding him. Their daughter Eliza Benton married my grandfather Absalom "Buck" JOHNSON. Hope someone can help.
Samuel F. Carpenter Fri 8 Sep 2000
I am searching for relatives of JOHN M. CARPENTER, who bought 80 acres of land near AMIT, La. in 1858. His wife, NANCY CATHERINE BAHAM, had several children including, PRESTON, CHARITY, MARY JANE, GEORGIA ANN, SAMUEL H., WALTER, IVY, CLARA, SARAH FRANCES, and EFFIE. SAMUEL H. CARPENTER bought land on the Tangipahoe River Just 5 miles from Hammond. He married LOUELA SANDERS AND their children were, Samuel J, Robert H., Fletcher n. and DELBERT G. Any info. will be helpful Thank you. email@example.com
Mildred Penton Richbourg Mon 2 Oct 2000
The 26th annual PENTON REUNION will be held Oct.21, 2000, at the National Guard Armory, Picayune, MS at 10:30 a.m. Come early with your favorite covered dish. Beverages will be provided. For those of you who have a copy of the new PENTON BOOK, please bring your correction/additions. Our new project: COLLECTING AND PRESERVING family pictures. Have copies made, bring your receipt and we will reim- burse you for costs. Just a few of our kin in the area is listed. COME, LETS GET ACQUAINTED!!!
Lois B Boesch Sat 14 Oct 2000
Robert HEADEN/HAYDEN Family, I would like to connect with Robert Headen's decendents. I have information that someone gave me,but would like to confirm it before I enter it in my record. Robert was son of Wm Headen,born Feb 22, 1810,died Dec.18,1882 and married Adelaide BENNETT on Nov 22, 1833. in St Tammany parish. Their children were Olivia, Malisa, George,James Terrell,and Francis Marion Headen.
Would someone that knows about this family ,please get in touch with me? Many Thanks, Lois B Boesch:firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristi Reynolds Mon 16 Oct 2000
My ggrandparents Isaac LINDSEY and Louisa Jane CULVER Lindsey moved to Hammond La. some time in the 1890's from Marshall MN. Isaac was born in Lincolinshire. England, emmigrated to New York and moved to Chatfield, MN in 1855. Then to Marshall in 1876. They had 8 children. OF that 8 at least 3 moved to LA. Iris M.(m. Ben HALVERSON), Grace (M.Gerry GAINEY) and Norman K. (who later moved to Washington).
I have recently encountered a number of people researching these lines. Would like to conect with the LA side and share information. Please contact me at email@example.com.
Jeanne Wainwright Park Mon 23 Oct 2000
JOHNSON-My grandmother was Ida Frances Johnson, daughter of Charles Milton Johnson, who was the son of Hanson Johnson. I would like to know Hanson's parentage and I would like to find siblings of Charles Milton, and siblings of Ida Frnces. I know only one of her sisters, Lucinda. I know there is a Johnson Cemetery where many may be buried. I have the WAINWRIGHT connections, but need to fill in these blanks. Thanks, Jeanne Park
Wayne Iverson Mon 30 Oct 2000
HELP! I have traced what appears to be credible lines from Jefferson Davis MCDANIEL (b. Feb. 10, 1861 Tangipahoa Parish, LA, d. Mar. 19, 1905) m. Leona Cutrer, up to James Monroe McDaniel (b. June 20, 1823 Pike Co. MS, d. Jan 14, 1894, Tangipahoa Parish, LA) m. Rebecca THOMPSON, up to John (Jonathon) McDaniel (b. after 1794 in GA or SC, d. Jan. 28, 1854 Pike Co. MS ) m. Elizabeth MCELVEEN (b. SC) (or John McDonald m. Margaret McElveen June 14, 1814 in Marion Co. MS). The problem begins here. John's father was either (1) Alexander McDaniel (McDonald) m. Mary ? or Mary Whitehead from Nelson or Davies Co. KY or (2) Daniel McDaniel (McDonald) m. Elizabeth Thorpe from Orangeburg, Salisbury or Abbeville District SC and then to Talbot GA. Daniel's son, Daniel Jr., did settle in Pike Co. MS and his younger brother's name was John.
John McDaniel m. Elizabeth McElveen is also reported in GenServ OLIO6MA as possible son of W. Ryley McDaniel (d. 1868 in Pike Co. MS ) and Etherlder McDaniel, but tht appears unlikely! LDS FamilySearch, Ancestory.com, and GenServWINC&MP records show John McDaniel (b, 1772 GA) with a brother born in Jackson, GA and parents Alexander (b. 1742, Nelson Co. Ky) and Elizabeth Johnston (b ca. 1744 GA) but no info on who John married or when he died.
I tend to believe the Kentucky based ancestory is a good choice to then tie back easily many generations. Howecer, the SC, GA, MS, LA line seems more probable.
Can someone help?
Charlotte Plakiotis Wed 6 Dec 2000
Does anyone know anything about an "Amite Conservatory" for music education operating in the middle to late 1800's.
who has sent in queries twice. I can't post your query without a valid email. No one can get in touch with you through firstname.lastname@example.org.