Dee LaPrarie Bass – On This Date In 2005

Bill and Dee LaPrarie – On This Date in 1937

Ruth W. McMillin – On This Date in 2004

James Alvis – Happy Birthday!

Dee LaPrarie Bass – On This Date In 2005

Nelda, Dee, Krista, Emily and Jennifer. This photo captures our personalities! On this date the 18th of January in 2005, our Granny, Lucy Dee Wright LaPrarie Bass “went home to…

Ruth W. McMillin – On This Date in 2004

On this date the 30th of January in 2004, our maternal great-aunt Ruth (our Granny Dee’s sister) passed away at the age of 101. Ruth Wright McMillin  was buried next to her…

James Alvis – Happy Birthday!

Nelda and James LaPrarie On this day the 1st of February, James Alvis was born to parents Lucy Dee Wright and John Alvis LaPrarie in Jonesville, Louisiana. Our mom, Nelda, thought James was…

Chris Raabe – On This Date in 1862

On this date the 15th of February in 1862 our paternal great grandfather Chris Raabe was born in Germany (still researching parents). Information from Ancestry: Born in Per, Germany on Feb 1869. Chris married Ida Mae Carlile and had 4 children. He passed away in Wagoner, Oklahoma, USA.* Parents: Unavailable Children of Chris and Ida…

Hannah Smith Brown – On This date in 1843

On this date, the 14th of February in 1843, Hannah Smith Brown passed away in East Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire. She was born in Epson, New Hampshire circa 1772.* Hannah Smith married James Brown around 1789 in South Carolina. They were parents to 7 children including our maternal great-great-great grandfather Zachariah Brown: 1- Levi BROWN b: 1794…