Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Posted Queries for January thru March 2003

GILES, LYNGLE posted by Charles on Saturday, January 11, 2003

Looking for info on Lyngle family. All I have is Daisy LYNGLE married Clay GILES. I think her father was named Charles H LYNGLE

BIAS, BYAS, FORD, GRAHAM, GRAHAMS, KELSO, MAPLES posted by Cea Braggs on Wednesday, January 15, 2003

African American/European heritage, some described as mulatto. MAPLES from KY before 1870. MAPLES also in Tensas Parish. Charles MAPLES married Elizabeth BIAS (BYAS), children Martha and Ada.Martha married Edward Conner GRAHAM (6th child of Daniel M. and Clara KELSO-GRAHAM of Alexandria) abt. 1900. A daughter Elizabeth GRAHAM,maybe one son called "Bud". GRAHAMS moved to Missoula, Mineral County MT. Elizabeth (Lizzie) GRAHAM married Lawrence FORD in 1918, Monroe, LA. The couple had 6 children, Edna, Velma, Lawrence Samuel Henry Augustus, Edward Conner Mckinley, Janus, and Mildred. All born in Monroe, eventually moved to MI, and Northern CA. There is a definite Alexandria, Rapides Parish connection for all of the oldest generation of individuals mentioned. Starting with Daniel M. GRAHAM Clara KELSO in 1860, and the MAPLES and BIAS' in 1860.

JENKINS posted by Faye on Sunday, February 16, 2003

I am searching for the JENKINS family in Rapides Parish, LA. My grandfather was Daniel JENKINS and his father was Hiram.

CHEVALIER posted by Sambra Broussard Dick on Monday, February 24, 2003

My children are almost grown and I have returned to tracing my family after 15 years of a "cold trail" I am a decendent of Walter Edward CHEVALIER - Augustus Chevalier Jr - Augustus Chevalier Sr - and ????? Can you help me.

BRISTER, HENDRICK posted by Dixie Clower Gallaher on Thursday, February 27, 2003

Looking for information concerning a Mr. BRISTER, who married Matilda "Mattie: HENDRICK, b. abt 1895. BRISTER may have worked for the Alexandria City Water Works in the 1920s or 1930s. I can't find this family in any census, but I believe their children were: Margie, Billie, and Beverly June.

MAIER, MEYERS posted by Betty Jewell on Friday, March 7, 2003

I am looking for any information on Robert MAIER he may have lived with his son, Wesley Maier around Gardner, La. Robert Maier may have died around 1944,may not have headstone. Wesley [ Maier ] MEYERS wife Mary are buried at Calvery Baptist Church, Gardner, La.would like to know date wesley died he has no date on headstone. This is my Grandmothers Father and Brother any information would be appreciated.

HOLLAND, LUTTRELL, STRICKLAND posted by Wanda McFarland on Saturday, March 8, 2003

I am interested in corresponding with anyone who might have information on Elias Heron HOLLAND, b. 13 Jul 1843 in Choctaw CO. MS. His father was Jacob H. HOLLAND and his grandfather was Charles HOLLAND, the Rev. War soldier.He was in Vernon Parish, La in 1880 census and in Rapides Parish, Boyce Precenct, Ward 1 Cotile in 1900 census. His daughter Minnie Inez HOLLAND married my grandfather John Jackson LUTTRELL b.27 Sep 1879 at Leander, Vernon Parish. I have been unable to find Elias after 1900 census but know he received pension. I believe he died in Rapides Parish between 1910 & 1920 as I have a copy of his pension papers. Elias m. Mattie M. STRICKLAND, unk loction. Would also like any info on the family of Mattie. They may have been in Vernon or Sabine Parish.

BURGESS, JOHNSON, NASH, SWEAT posted by Stacy Webb on Sunday, March 9, 2003

I am the grgrfranddaughter of Manuel Command NASH who married Matilda SWEAT d/o Leonard Covington SWEAT and Elizabeth BURGESS I believe Leonanrd was s/o Gideon SWEAT and Lettitia JOHNSON. I am looking for any information on these people and parentage. The families moved to Trinity Co., Tx and then back to La..I believe?

ANTOINE, MORRIS posted by Morris C Antwine on Tuesday, March 11, 2003

Looking for birth and parent's information for Joseph ANTOINE who was born in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Ward 1, LA on January 19, 1921. Father's name was Joseph ANTOINE and mother's name was Estelle Louise MORRIS. Joseph ANTOINE was born in Morshaw, LA and Estelle Louise MORRIS was born in St. Landry Parsh on April 02, 1907. Seeking any information on my ancestors.

ILER, JONES, STROUD posted by Patty on Tuesday, March 11, 2003

Joseph Scott ILER was born about 1867 in LA. and he died 1943 in Rapides, Parish, LA. Joe's father was Mayberry Alexinder ILER and his mother was Elizabeth JONES. The ILER family also lived in Franklin and Richland Parishes. Joe SCott ILER also had a half-sister named Nora STROUD.

KELLEY, LEE, MITCHELL posted by David L Thrasher on Monday, March 31, 2003

I am looking for any information on Annie Lavaga (MITCHELL) KELLEY LEE (married twice) who died in Louisiana on or about October 19, 1926 in a car accident. An obituary in an Alabama newspaper indicated she died at Alexander (Alexandria?), Louisiana as a result of an autobile accident at Richland. Four other persons were also injured when their car struck a cow and turned over. Her body was shipped back to AL for burial. I am particulairly interested in any information regarding the accident or the circumstances surrounding her death. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks!!

RAY posted by Caroline Bonner on Monday, March 31, 2003

I am seeking information on Mrs. Ellie RAY. She was living in Alexandria in 1943.

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