Tag: Dee LaPrarie Wright Bass

George and Martha Wright – On This Date in 1872

On this date the 16th of October in 1872, our maternal great-great grandparents, George Washington Wright and Martha Fannie Eubanks were married in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana. They were the parents of our maternal great grandfather, John E Wright and 6 other children. *Source: Descendants of William Wright Special thanks to our Uncle John Louis LaPrarie for sharing his family records.…

Thomas Martin Eubanks – On This Date in 1816

On this date the 29th of September in 1816 our maternal great-great grandfather, Thomas Martin Eubanks was born in Georgia. He died in 1868 in Pine Grove, Alabama.* Thomas Martin Eubanks was married to Edna Wills in Muscogee, Georgia and they had 9 children including our great grandmother Martha Fannie Eubanks:** Here is how we are…

Martha Fannie Wright – On This Date in 1920

On this date the 15th of September in 1920, our maternal great-great grandmother, Fannie Wright passed away. She is buried in Heard Cemetery, Manifest, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, USA.** Martha FannieEubanks was married to George Washington Wright and they had 7 children including our great grandfather John E Wright.* According to the 1860 and 1870 Census, Fannie’s family moved from Eastern Division, Pike, Alabama near Indian Creek, Alabama after her…

To My Mothers

For Grandparent’s Day and because the change of the seasons always make me think of my mother and granny. They made sure we paid attention…. “To My Mothers” I know so deeply that there is no justification. No lectures from another’s perspective can contradict my experience. And it’s our calling to hold this truth. It’s…

William Lee Wright – On this date in 1982

On this date, the 11th of September in 1982 our maternal great-Uncle William Lee Wright passed away. Lee was our Granny Dee’s oldest brother. He and his wife Lillie S. Wilks Wright are buried at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery in West Monroe, Louisiana. They had 6 children:** 1- Milford Lee “Mutt” Wright*** – (November 18, 1930 – May 21, 2009) Buried in Mulhearn Memorial…

Children of Lankford and Louisa Wright

Lankford Wright was married to Louise Eliza Brown.* They were the parents of our great-great-grandfather George Washington Wright  and eight other children:** 1- WILLIAM Z. WRIGHT, b. 1846, Louisiana. 2- EMILY C. WRIGHT, b. 1850, Louisiana. 3- LIDDY IRENE WRIGHT, b. November 24, 1852, Louisiana; d. February 1938, Louisiana. 4-  GEORGE WASHINGTON WRIGHT, b. May 02, 1853,…

Children of George and Martha Wright

Our maternal great-great grandparents, George Washington Wright and Martha Fannie Eubanks were married and the parents to our great grandfather, John E Wright.* They had 7 children:** 1- JOHN ESTLE WIRGHT, b. June 25, 1879; d. March 08, 1957, burial Heard Cemetery, Catahoula Parish, LA 2- WILLIAM LUCIOUS WRIGHT, b. July 26, 1881; d. November 28, 1957, burial Heard Cemetery, Catahoula Parish,…

Carey S. Bass – On This Date in 1999

On this date the 4th of July in 1999, our Papa Dick passed away at his home in Vidalia, Louisiana. He was born on July 11, 1910 in Olla, La Salle Parish, Louisiana to parents Carey Thomas Bass and Bertie Rosella Ratcliff. He married his first wife Eula Mae Cobb and had two daughters Kaye…

Louise Eliza Brown & Lankford Wright – On This Date in 1844

On this date, February 17th , in 1844, our maternal great-great-great-grandparents Louise Eliza Brown and Lankford Wright were married in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. They were the parents of our great-great-grandfather George Washington Wright and eight other children.* *Source: FamilyTreeMaker    

William Lee Wright – On This Date in 1904

On this date, the 13th of January in 1904* our maternal great-uncle William “Lee” Wright  was born to John E. Wright and Gracie Pierce in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana. Lee was our Granny Dee’s oldest brother. *Source: Find A Grave **Source: Descendants of William Franklin Pierce