Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Posted Queries for June thru July 1997

BURROUGH, MCFARLAND, SERMONS posted by Martie Richmond on Wednesday, June 4, 1997

Seeking information on Lee BURROUGH (b. cir.1851, d. 8/10/1910); also on his wife Louisa MCFARLAND (b. cir1861, d. cir. 1901), daughter of Elijah MCFARLAND & Charlotte SERMONS. I believe they lived around Boyce.

MARSHALL, MEULLION, WELLS posted by Rod Smith on Sunday, June 22, 1997

Searching ancestry of William C. MARSHALL who lived in Alexandria circa 1809. William married Rosalie MEULLION WELLS, a widow. They had a son, James Horace MARSHALL.

MCCARDELL, THOMPSON posted by Ann Stewart Nunn on Monday, June 23, 1997

Searching for the marriage of John MCCARDELL amd Martha Ann THOMPSON in the 1840's. Did the 1850 census of Rapides Parish list by name all the family members?

PERKINS, RAY, WATSON, WILLIAMS posted by Angie Haviland on Tuesday, June 24, 1997

I am looking for information on the PERKINS family. My ancestors were William Acie PERKINS b. 1868 LA d. abt 1898. He married Canzetia WILLIAMS 4-23-1890 Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA. They had the following children: Anna Elizabeth PERKINS b. 7-31-1894 Boyce, Rapides Par., LA; Robert E. Lee PERKINS b. 8-20-1891; Mary Roseanner PERKINS b. 11-16-1896 and Emma Lee PERKINS b. Sept 1898. After William's death the family moved to TX. Williams parents were Reece and Narcissa PERKINS both born in LA. His siblings were Francis Perkins b. 1870 LA; Martha PERKINS b. 1872 LA m. Robert RAY 1893; Narcissa PERKINS b. 1874 LA; Shelton C PERKINS b. 1875 LA m. Martha WATSON 1893; Thomas PERKINS b. 1875 LA; Samuel PERKINS b. 1880 LA.

COLLINS posted by Lena C. Goodson on Thursday, June 26, 1997

My Grandfather, Jeff D. COLLINS was listed as a farmer on the 1900 census in Rapides Parish. Donnie - wife David - son Martha - daughter Homer - son Matthew - son If you have any information, please contact me. Thank you.

LACY posted by Shirley McCluer on Saturday, June 28, 1997

Seeking any available information on Thomas J. LACY who was a Methodist minister known to be in Rapides Parish around 1854.

SALES posted by Joseph Sales on Sunday, June 29, 1997

Looking for information on James Monroe SALES, born Jan. 2, 1848, supposedly raised near Anacoco; date of death unknown. Buried at Pruitt's Chapel cemetery near Anacoco. No headstone. Shows up in 1900 Federal Popluation Census in Vernon Parrish. Census shows father/mother born in LA. Looking for records of parents of James Monroe SALES. I believe Rapides Parish was the birth place of the James Monroe SALES. I'm hoping that there is a record of a SALES family with a son James circa 1850-60.

OVERTON posted by Robert Morgan on Saturday, July 5, 1997

I am requesting directions to McNutt Hill Cemetery and any information concerning Lt. Colonel Walter H. OVERTON (1788-1845) who is buried there. Colonel OVERTON was the U.S. Army commander of Forts Jackson and St. Philip during the Battle of New Orleans; he also was a Louiaiana delegate to the U.S. Congress.

ALFORD, BAHAM, BAYAM, BAYHAM, GOLEMAN posted by Sandra Bayham Deason on Saturday, July 5, 1997

Looking for (BAYHAM/BAHAM)James Richard BAYAM Sr. born abt. 1890 married Emily GOLEMAN in Oberlin I believe. Her father was Tom GOLEMAN. James R. Sr. had a brother Monroe BAHAM (one of them changed spelling of name)and a sister "Pearley" married a (ALFORD). They lived in Oakdale, La. in 1800's and James R. BAYHAM Sr. moved to Leesville around 1915-1920. They also lived in Hinestin, La. in early 1800's. Looking for any infor. Please email me..TexCajun1@aol.com

CLAY, SCOTT posted by Myra Guidry Clay on Sunday, July 6, 1997

Need information on Allen SCOTT, 37, farmer in Rapides Parish 1860 census. He had four CLAY children in his home at that time. Any information would be appreciated.
03 July 1999 U P D A T E : This family was listed in the 1860 census and they had Clay children living with them. It is the Clay children I have an interest in.

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