Chris Raabe – On This Date in 1862

“Bill” John Alvis LaPrarie – On this day in 1953

Ida Mae Burris Adams – On This Day in 2001

Bobby J. Adams – On This Day in 1994

Chris Raabe – On This Date in 1862

John and Chris Raabe**** On this date the 15th of February in 1862 our paternal great grandfather Chris Raabe was born in Germany. (I’m still researching his parents but his…

Ida Mae Burris Adams – On This Day in 2001

On this date the 14th of February in 2001, our paternal grandmother, Mae Adams  passed away in Ferriday, Concordia Parish, Louisiana. She was laid to rest next to her husband Floyd in Heard…

Bobby J. Adams – On This Day in 1994

Shirley and Bobby Adams On this date the 10th of February in 1994 our Uncle Bob passed away.* I have fond memories with my dad, Floyd Dee Adams, visiting his…

Russell Lee – Happy Birthday!

On this day the 25th of October our Dad’s brother Russell Lee was born to parents Floyd Brazier Adams and Ida Mae Burris. Fun Tidbits: Uncle Russ would have to be one of the most interesting people you could ever meet.   Happy Birthday Uncle Russ!

Children of William and Grace Pierce

William Franklin Pierce was married to Gracie Bozone on October 24, 1881 and had our maternal great Grandma Wright and 7 other children: 1- Gracie Pierce, b. 1877 d. 1987 Alexandria< Louisiana 2- Seibert Pierce 3- Daisy Pierce 4- Elswood Pierce 5- Elisha Pierce 6- Viola Pierce 7- Yvonne Pierce 8- Howard Pierce *Source: Descendants of…

William Franklin Pierce and Gracie S. Bozone – On This Date in 1881

On this date the 24th of October in 1881, our maternal great great grandparents William Franklin Pierce and Gracie Bozone Pierce were married in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana. (^) stands for a generation. Nelda Grace Laprarie married to Floyd Dee Adams ^Lucy Dee Wright married to John Alvis LaPrarie ^^Gracie Claudia Pierce married to John Estel…

Wilson Kelley

Our paternal 5th great grandfather Wilson Kelley was born in Concharte, Creek Nation, Indian Territory to father Hulley Kelley and mother unknown. Wilson was father to our great-great-great-great grandmother Silvia. I only found record of one marriage to a Mary Vann (not Silvia’s mom). Wilson and Mary had a child named Lonnie Kelley (Unknown-1901). Child of…

Jane Deborah Garner – On This Date in 1851

On this date the 10th of August in 1851, our paternal great-great grandmother, Jane Deborah Garner was born in Indiana to parents Francis Owen Garner and Elizabeth Walker. She was married to William Henry Burris  and had 10 children.* Here is how we are related: Our parents – Floyd Dee Adams was married to Nelda Grace Laprarie Floyd Dee’s parents – ^Ida…