Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Posted Queries for December 1996 thru January 1997

HARRIS, NASH, ODOM, PATRICK, SEAMEN, WHITINGTON posted by Bob Brown on Tuesday, December 3, 1996

Pursuing information about the following family: John Anderson HARRIS (b 1818 KY - d 1898 Glenmora, LA) md (2nd) Mary Ann ODOM (b 1840 TN - d 1913 Glenmora, LA) Some children included: Mary E HARRIS (1864-1926) md Robert Malone NASH Lula M HARRIS (1867-1929) md George J PATRICK Lillie M HARRIS (1870?-1933) md William WHITINGTON Lucinda B HARRIS (1875-?) md Jim SEAMEN Would like to correspond with anyone who has more details about this family.

HENDRIX, KNIGHT posted by Melaney Moore-Dodson on Tuesday, December 24, 1996

Looking for information on Wilson HENDRIX, b. about 1849 in AL, d. 1932 in Polk Co., TX, m. Sarah Jane ?KNIGHT in Rapides Parish, LA about 1872 or 1873. Their daughter Mary Francis HENDRIX was my g. grandmother. She was b. July 1873 in Rapides Parish, LA. Other children of Wilson HENDRIX: William T. HENDRIX, b. abt 1874 in Rapides Parish, LA, and Octavia HENDRIX b. about 1879 in Rapides Parish. Listed on 1880 census. First wife of Wilson HENDRIX was Mary E. ? (last name unknown). Their children were August A., George M., b. 1885 and Cornell, b. 1887. I may have the children mixed up as to mothers. Any help would be appreciated.

CARNAHAN, DEARBORNE posted by Jacqueline Dearborne Ferguson on Wednesday, December 25, 1996

DEARBORNE, Louis. b. in Natchitoches Parish, La (date unk.) and d. in Lena Station in Rapides Parish, LA ( date unk.) m. Hester CARNAHAN of Natchitoches,LA (date unk.) They had 14 children: Houston, Pullmon, Peter, Paul, Sarah, Sallie, Mammie, Louis Jr, Celestine, Lucy, Tenie, John, William, and Willmon. Louis served with the US Colored Troops 4 Cavalry Co. A during the Civil War. In 1894, he founded the Grant Chapel A.M.E. church in Lena, LA. I am also trying to find the man whom I believe was his father. His name, too, was Louis DEARBORNE. This Louis also fought in the Civil War, but for the CSA. He is buried in Carnahan National Cemetery in Rapides Parish.

ARMITAGE, BERLIN, READY posted by David B. Kimball on Thursday, January 2, 1997

Seeking info on the parents of Thomas Jefferson ARMITAGE (my g-grandfather). He was born 22 Feb 1842 at Alexandria, LA, fought in Civil War (wounded at Gettysburg),md Theotis BERLIN in 1872/73 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church at Marksville, LA, and died 22 Mar 1916 at Marksville. The 1850 U.S. Census for Rapides Parish shows a Tom ARMITAGE who was 42 in 1850 and was born in NY. He was associated with a Louisa READY. I suspect this is the father of TJA. Will be happy to exchange data.

CLAMENTE, CULBERSON, ENETE, PARKER, RAPIDES RANGERS, WILLIAMS posted by Thomas C. Cardwell on Thursday, January 9, 1997

I am researching the history of the FIRST LOUISIANA CAVALRY REGIMENT, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY. One of the Companies of the 1st La. Cav. was the RAPIDES RANGERS, Company D, of Rapides Parish. Staff Officers of the Company were-John Routh WILLIAMS, Emile ENETE, J.A. CULBERSON, Thomas CLAMENTE, Henry H. PARKER. Anyone having info. concerning troopers that served in the Rapides Rangers or the 1st La. Cavalry,such as enlistment/discharge papers, letters, diaries, etc., are requested to contact me. Any expense incurred with these requests will be gladly refunded. Any inquiries concerning one's ancesters being troopers in the 1st La. Cavalry Regiment will be answered.

GREENWOOD PLANTATION, STAFFORD posted by C. Romeo on Saturday, January 11, 1997

Would appreciate any info on GREENWOOD_PLANTATION in Cheneyville owned by the STAFFORD family. Is there a list of workers from the early 1900's? Any books, pictures etc.? Thank you

EARL, WHITE, WILLIAMS posted by Mary Turney on Thursday, January 16, 1997

I am looking for the James and Reuben WHITE family. The branch that I am related to came to Texas 1823. Widow, Elizabeth WHITE came to Texas with her sons and their families, Martin, James and Benjamin. Also coming at the same time were member of the WILLIAMS and EARL families who had married into the White family.

ALBRITTON, ELLZEY, SHAFTER, SHEFFIELD, SIBLEY, WIGGINS posted by Nelda Gass Liles on Monday, January 20, 1997

Seeking information on the following: Richard ALBRITTON, c. middle to late 1700's; Arasilla ALBRITTON, c. 1780-1800 m. Robert SIBLEY; John Hill ELLZEY, c. 1820-40 m. Mary Jane SIBLEY; Louis ELLZEY, c. late 1700's m. Eva SHAFTER; William ELLZEY, c. 1800-1850 m. Essie SIBLEY; William Washington WIGGINS, c. 1820's m. Elizabeth SHEFFIELD (from Scotland)

GARNER, HARMON posted by Glenn Davis on Tuesday, January 21, 1997

Seeking information on Bradley GARNER b. abt. 1765 in MD, married Sarah Rachel HARMON abt. 1800 in LA, lived in Rapides Parish, moved to Texas abt. 1828. Family history says he fought in the Battle of New Orleans. All information welcome re: his years in LA, and his wife Sarah HARMON and her family. Thanks.

BURLESON, MARION, PERKINS posted by Nelda Gass Liles on Friday, January 24, 1997

Researching following family line: BURLESON Jonathan MARION Did D. (M.?) Burleson b. abt 1856, MS m. Martha PERKINS b. abt 1864 1880 census shows living in Rapides Parish, later known to have moved into Vernon-Natchitoches-Sabine.

ALMOND, CARROL posted by Jerry Gaspard on Saturday, January 25, 1997

Looking for anyone who know of any relatives/family of Mabel Margaret CARROL or Frank Webb ALMOND. Would be around the 1944 time period since I was born in Glenmora on 10/09/44. Would appreciate any info that you might have.

BONET, BONNETT, BONNETTE posted by Kaite on Tuesday, January 28, 1997

I am searching the BONNETTE (BONNETT) (BONET) families. I would love to communicate with anyone who is researching this family group... Thanks!!!!

AIKEN, DAVIS, HARPER, LEVI, LEVIE, MONROE, THIELEMANN, WAINWRIGHT, WELLS, YOUNG posted by Elaine Monroe Nagel on Tuesday, January 28, 1997

Looking for parents of John Anthony MONROE b 5/24/1819 in Talladaga AL. Married Sara Ann LEVI  b 6/11/1825. They had 10 children, Raphael MONROE b 1844, Cornelius MONROE b 1845, Elizabeth Ann MONROE b: 1848 m:John Garrett HARPER, Catherine C MONROE b 1850 m: Julien YOUNG, Anthony Levi MONROE  b 1/12/1852 (my direct ancestor) m: Arcadia L. AIKEN, Rev. William Wrightman MONROE, 7/4/1855, m: Margaret WELLS, Dr.George Mason MONROE, b 1859, m:Martha THIELEMANN, Jefferson Davis MONROE Nov 11, 1861, John MONROE twin to Jefferson died young in Alabama. All these children were born in AL and all moved and to LA and married here except for the first two sons to which I cannot find.

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