Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Posted Queries for October thru November 2001

JONES posted by Joyce Hollers Jones on Tuesday, October 2, 2001

Can anyone please tell me anything about the Confederate Munitions Plant that exploded near Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. in 1863? Searching for John B. JONES supposedly killed in this explosion?

BROWN, COLLINS posted by Linda Crooks on Tuesday, October 2, 2001

Looking for relatives of Wilson COLLINS and Clara BROWN who were married in 1919 in Rapids parish

BROWN, CAUSEY, HATTAWAY posted by Margaret Ponthieux on Wednesday, October 10, 2001

I am looking for relatives of George Ellis BROWN and Luna HATTAWAY. George's parents are Burrell and Martha King BROWN. son of John B and Sarah CAUSEY BROWN.

LODEN, MICHIELS posted by Mickey Robertson on Thursday, October 11, 2001

I am the granddaughter of Joseph LODEN who died in 1957. He had a brother named Ben LODEN and a sister named Mary Irene LODEN who married Edwardus MICHIELS. I need the birthdates and family ancestors names.

DUSANG, HOURCADE posted by Don Burns on Sunday, October 14, 2001

Would like to hear from decendents of James DUSANG, who was at Camp Blanding Fla in 1941 or 42. Married Alice HOURCADE Dec23, 1941, May have lived at 71303 Alexandria in Rapides La nad may have passed apr. 15.2000. Have some personal effects of his that may be interesting to someone.

BUSH, COLEMAN, GRISSOM, POWELL posted by Joy Coleman on Tuesday, October 16, 2001

COLEMAN, BUSH, GRISSOM, POWELL Looking for any Coleman buried at Hemphill Cemetery. Am also interested in Nancy Eliza Bush who married William S. Coleman. Nancy dob 1846 died 1927.

FORD, FOSTER, GREGORY, HYMES posted by Francis Thompson on Saturday, October 20, 2001

Looking for any information on Ida GREGORY FORD FOSTER HYMES. She was my great grandmother. First husband (Lorenzo D. FORD) died around 1899. Not sure when or where. She married Fritz HYMES in Rapides Parish in 1911. I feel as if they both died in Alexanderia. Would appreciate hearing from anyone that has heard these names before.

DAVID posted by Jackie Slater on Tuesday, October 30, 2001

DAVID, Joesph was said to have been sent to the State Hospital in Pineville abt. 1920. I am told he died there. He would have been around 60 years old. He was married to Bettie Barton and lived in Biloxi where he operated a grocery store. He was Syrian. Is there anyway to find out where he would have been buried? Any info on him would be greatly appreciated.

BENTLEY posted by Emily Foster on Tuesday, October 30, 2001

I am looking for Bentleys in the Alexandria area who are descended from Alban BENTLEY of Wisconsin. He had sons Joseph, Franklin, and Edgar. They were also related to Emerson BENTLEY (of New Orleans and Shreveport), Linden BENTLEY (of Donaldsonville)and Granville BENTLEY.

GIBSON, WILLIAMS posted by Howard Baulch on Monday, November 5, 2001

My 91 year old aunt tells me that my grandfather, Abner W. GIBSON, came from Pineville, LA. I can find no data to support it however. He is the son of Lazar GIBSON and Geneva WILLIAMS. Abner was born June 15, 1881. His siblings include Alice, Emma, Ophelia, Susie, J. M., Catherine, and Lewis.

KANAPKEY, TRAUGHBER posted by Kristy Williams on Tuesday, November 6, 2001

I am looking for any information on the KANAPKEY and TRAUGHBER families of Alexandria, Rapides Parish. Any information would be appreciated

BOUDINET, SANSON posted by Anne McDade Barrett on Sunday, November 11, 2001

I am looking for information on Marion P. SANSON and Antoinette BOUDINET SANSON. The Social Security Death Index lists Marion P. Sanson (b. 22 May 1904) as having died in Nov. 1987, residence: 71360 Pineville, Rapides, LA.

JOHNSON, MARTIN, WILLIS posted by James Johnson on Wednesday, November 14, 2001

I'm looking for any one that may have info on my family. my grandfather was named Stephen JOHNSON and was born in Alexandria LA on Dec.5 1906 his parents are what I'm looking for info on there names were Stephen Johnson and Laura (madin WILLIS) Johnson remarided to MARTIN, my great grand father was born in Lecompte LA in 1877 and my G.Grandmother i'm not shure of because of the account that she was black. but my G.Gandfather was white. they where married in LA about 1899 and worked in Alexandria at the saw mill. My G.G.grandfather was named Stephen Johnson and was married to a Susen Johnson (maiden not known) they live on a plantation called the big house? in Lecompte LA.

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