Tag: Dee LaPrarie Wright Bass

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…

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…

John and Shirley LaPrarie – On This Date in 1966

On this date the 28th of May in 1966 our Mom’s brother John Louis LaPrarie married Shirley Ann Smith, daughter of Howard Smith and Ola Clark of Pascagoula, Mississippi. The Rev. N.H. Smith officiated the double-ring ceremony at Four Mile Creek Baptist Church in Escatawpa, Jackson County, Mississippi. Happy 50th Anniversary Uncle John and Aunt Shirley!!!  …

Dee and Dick Bass – On This Date in 1998

On this date the 16th of May in 1998, our maternal grandmother, Lucy Dee Wright LaPrarie  married Carey S. Bass  at Pisgah Baptist Church in Manifest, Louisiana. Papa Dick, as we called him, was our Granny’s beau when they were younger. They rekindled their romance in their late eighties.  

George Washington Wright – On This Date in 1853

On this date the 2nd of May in 1853 our maternal great-great-grandfather George Washington Wright was born in Jackson Parish, Louisiana to parents Lankford Wright and Louise Eliza Brown. George Washington Wright married Martha Fannie Eubanks and had 7 children* which included our great grandfather John E. Wright.   *Source: Descendants of William Wright   Here is how we are related: Our parents –Nelda…

David LaPrarie – On this Date in 1978

On this date the 10th of April in 1978, our maternal first cousin, David Louis LaPrarie, infant son of John and Shirley LaPrarie was laid to rest in Heard Cemetery, Manifest, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.* And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.…

Children of Bill and Dee LaPrarie

Our maternal grandparents, Bill Laprarie and Dee Wright were married and had 3 children including our mom: (Click on each name for more information.) 1- John Louis LaPrarie 2- James Alvis LaPrarie 3-  Nelda Grace LaPrarie Adams.