Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Posted Queries for October 1998

BUXTON, COKER, SMITH, SNODDY posted by Jennifer Wathen on Saturday, October 3, 1998

Seeking information and photos for the family of John COKER, b. 1824, St. Landry Parish, LA. (His father's name was possibly also John COKER.) John was living in Rapides parish during the 1850 and 1860 Census. John was married twice, his first wife being Mary ?, b. 1832, LA, and d. between October 1859 and June 1860. John and Mary's children: Sarah, b. 1850, LA; Jane, b. Jan. 1849/50, LA; Sidney W. (F), b. 1856; and William Bryant COKER, b. 29 Oct., 1859, Rapides psh., LA, and d. 29 Aug., 1928, LA. Marr. Sarah Jane SMITH, 22 Jan., 1885, St. Landry psh., LA. John's second wife was Rosaline SNODDY, b. 22 Oct., 1834, LA, and d. 27 June, 1911, LA. I know of only one child born to John and Rosaline: Synthia COKER, b. 17 Apr., 1861, Avoyelles psh., LA, and d. 27 Feb., 1944, Oakdale (rural), Allen psh., LA. Marr. Duriman "Dew" BUXTON, 25 Aug., 1885, Rapides parish, LA. Dew and Synthia (COKER) BUXTON are my 2nd great-grandparents.

CLUCHEY, DONDONO, LEMIRE, NIELSEN posted by James Dondono on Monday, October 5, 1998

LEMIRE,Gladys, died 1984 Alexandria. maiden name of CLUCHEY born in MI. father- William CLUCHEY,- mother Lena NIELSEN from MI. l'm doing some genealogy on ancestors if anyone knew her or her CLUCHEY family. Her mother had been married to my great uncle Edward DONDONO in Pentwater MI. any info -thanks -Jim

CHEEK, WRIGHT posted by Dianne Hamilton on Monday, October 5, 1998

I am seeking info on my great-grandfather John CHEEK. He was married first to Elizebeth WRIGHT Cheek and they had 3 children, Sam Cheek, William Pinkston Cheek,my grandfather,born 1888 died 1954, and Molly Cheek. John Cheek married again, wife unknown to me, and they had 7 children, Charlie, Lawrence, Alton Arthur, Theodore, Emma, Stella and Rhoda. Any information would be appreciated.

COTTEN posted by Raymond D. Cotten on Tuesday, October 6, 1998

I am looking for information on the COTTEN surname for the Tioga area

HOWELL, MOSELEY, TISON, TYSON posted by Shirley Bufford on Thursday, October 8, 1998

I am looking for info  on John Womack MOSELEY b 25 Dec 1818 in Washington Co AL.  Moved to Winn Pa La in 1860.  He was married to Caroline T HOWELL.  They had 5 children when they moved to LA, Arthur T, James L, William M, Joseph T and Jackson W.  He is in the 1860 census for Winn Pa.  In 1870 had a new wife, Martha A TISON (TYSON).  In 1880 he had moved to Rapides Pa.  They had 8 more children.  Mary Elizabeth, Martha R, Leroy L, Robert N, Edwin, George, Wyatt and McErney.  He is buried in Mt Olivet Chapel Cemetery in Rapides Pa.  I would appr any info on John, Caroline, Martha and the children.  Thanks   SBufford@aol.com

DAVID, GONZALES, HYMAN posted by E. W. Hendon on Sunday, October 18, 1998

William Bryan HYMAN (1814-1884) married H. Dolores GONZALES (1833-1912) at (probably) Rapides Parish in 1847. My HYMAN was a State judge in Rapides Parish during and after the Civil War. Their daughters were: Ann Bryan HYMAN (1852-1882) and Dorothy Elizabeth HYMAN (1860-1895) who both married Andrew DAVID...... Ann in 1866; Dorothy in 1883. Any infomation is helpful. Thanks.

DAVID, POUSSIN, TRONCHIN posted by E. W. Hendon on Sunday, October 18, 1998

Francois POUSSIN, b. 1798 France d. 1865 Pineville, LA was married to "Clara"  TRONCHIN, b. 1822 France d. 1899 Pineville, LA. Their daughter, Marie C. POUSSIN, b. 1855 d. 1925 Pineville married John Edward DAVID in 1873 at Pineville, LA. Francois POUSSIN was a merchant in Pineville and was a partner of John DAVID, father of John Edward DAVID. Any info on these families is appreciated.

MORGAN posted by Linda Lawrence on Sunday, October 18, 1998

Seeking infor in Jenkins MORGAN and Frank MORGAN listed in Rapides Parish 1880 census.  Think they later moved to the Winn Parish area around 1900's.

GRANTADAMS, LACHNEY posted by Tammy Lachney Giltner on Monday, October 19, 1998

I am looking for information on my maternal grandmother and grandfather's families. My grandmother's family name was GRANTADAMS and my grandfather's family name was LACHNEY. Please contact me if you have any information concerning these family names. We have a few baptism records but they are so old we can't read them well and some are in French. All the older members of our family have passed away and my generation is desperately trying to find some family ties. Thank You

DUCKWORTH, MCGEE posted by Karen Wilkerson Robinson on Wednesday, October 21, 1998

William Percy DUCKWORTH,b. 1 Oct 1881. Lived in Pineville Louisiana. Father of William P. is Christopher Columbus DUCKWORTH.Mother:Geneva Christian MCGEE, Scott County, MS. Am interested in any and all connections. C.C. DUCKWORTH is my great grandfather.

HOOPER posted by Beverly Burton on Thursday, October 22, 1998

HOOPER -- I am looking for info on the wife of Augustus HOOPER b. 1810 Amite Co., MS.  His Thomas HOOPER, moved the family to Rapides by 1830.  I believe that Augustus must have married Filliby in Rapides between 1830 and 1835 and they moved to Avoyelles Parish.  Would anybody happen to know her maiden name?

LILLEY, NEWCOMER posted by Stephen Lilley on Friday, October 23, 1998

Need information LILLEY family of Springhill area Ward 4 during the 1880 us census. The two youngest children of the family were placed in the foster home of John and Florence NEWCOMER in 1900. I have found no information on the death of their parents Miles O. and S.E. LILLEY.

SASSER posted by Kim Sasser Colaluca on Saturday, October 24, 1998

My Grandfather, Roy Leon SASSER was born in Pineville, La. Feb. 1911, to a James SASSER.  He was the youngest of 13 children. Some of his other siblings names were: Albert SASSER and twin Allie SASSER, Frank SASSER, Oliver SASSER, Ed SASSER, Mima(Myma)SASSER, Annie SASSER, Jodah or (Jody) SASSER, and someone who went by Sugar. If anyone has any info on these people, their spouses,parents or children, Please E-mail me at Colalucg@OnRamp.net

BALL, JOHNSON posted by Trevor Castilla on Monday, October 26, 1998

I am searching for information on my great grandparents, Edgar and Cora JOHNSON.  It is my understanding that Cora JOHNSON was the first postmaster in Boyce.  Would also like information on Myrtle BALL, also a former resident of Boyce, Lousiana.

DAVIS, MULLICAN posted by Ben Wynne on Tuesday, October 27, 1998

I am looking for information on the family of Pleasant MULLICAN (b. ca 1818) and his wife Nancy (DAVIS?). They had children Thomas Levi, Adaline, Laura, and Mary. They moved to Louisiana from Mississippi and were living in Rapides Parish in 1858 according to land records.

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