Category: The Kinfolk

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Martha Fannie Eubanks Wright – On This Date in 1848

On this date the 11th of November, in 1848, our maternal great great grandmother, Martha Fannie was born to parents Thomas Eubanks and Edna Willis. Martha Fannie Eubanks was married to George Washington Wright and they had 7 children including our great grandfather John E. Wright.* *Source: Descendants of William Wright & Martha Wright’s photo is from our family collection. Here is how…

Sarah Ann Garner – On this Date in 1834

On this date the 8th of November in 1834, our paternal great-great-great grandmother, Sarah Ann Garner, was born in Shelby County, Indiana as one of 6 children of Henry and Susanna Garner.*  Sarah Ann was married to Asahel Burris and had 8 children. She passed away on 4 May 1900 in Missouri.  Interesting Tidbits:** Census of July 1850, indicates Sarah’s age…

James and Emily Hester – On This Date in 2002

On this date in 2002, Emily Carol Adams married James W Hester Jr. at her sister, Krista’s home near Jackson, Mississippi. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Faye Hudnall. They have one child, Nathan and currently reside in Rankin County, Mississippi. Emily was born in Natchez, Mississippi to parents Floyd Dee Adams and Nelda Grace…

Gracie Claudia Pierce – On This Date in 1887

On this date the 22nd of October in 1887, our maternal great Grandma Wright with birth name Gracie Claudia Pierce was born in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana. Interesting Facts: Her mother Gracie Bozone Pierce died in 1890, when she was only around 3 years old. Her father William Franklin Pierce remarried when Gracie was six years old.…

Our Family Tree Changes

Our family tree located on the horizontal menu bar is undergoing some changes, but family member posts are still being added under a new category titled “The Kinfolk.” The previous family tree software was difficult to navigate and I’m currently inputting the data into a new online family tree. http://www.grannysfrontporch.myheritage.com I believe the living relatives…

Louise Eliza Brown Wright

Louise Eliza Brown, our maternal great-great-great-grandmother, was born in 1829 in East Baton Rouge / or East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana to parents Zachariah Brown and Sarah Albritton.* Here is how we are related: Our parents –Nelda Grace LaPrarie was married to Floyd Dee Adams Nelda G.’s parents – ^Lucy Dee Wright was married to John Alvis LaPrarie Lucy…

Lankford Wright

Lankford Wright was our maternal great-great-great-grandfather. He was born in 1812 in Amite County, Mississippi to parents William Wright and Francis Taylor. Lankford’s date of death and burial location is unknown.* Lankford Wright was married to Louise Eliza Brown and they were parents to our great-great grandfather George Washington Wright and had 8 other children. Interesting Tidbits taken for the Essay on…

Elizabeth Walker Garner – On This Date in 1870

On this date the 21st of July, in 1870, our paternal great-great-great grandmother passed away in Barry, Missouri. Elizabeth Walker was born in North Carolina circa 1829. She was married to Francis Owen Garner and had 9 children* Note: Still researching her parents. *Source: Ancestry.com Here is how we are related: Our parents – Floyd Dee Adams was…

Mary Horton Burris- On This Date in 1778

On this date in the 25th of May in 1778, our paternal great-great-great-great-great grandmother, Mary Horton was born in Cherokee Lands, North Carolina to parents William Horton and Winnefred White.** Mary Horton was married to Daniel Burris and had 16 children. She died on September 28, 1866 in Knightstown, Henry, Indiana, USA.*** Here is how we are related: Our parents – Floyd Dee…