Tag: Dee LaPrarie Wright Bass

Daisy E. Wright – On this Date in 1906

On this date the 23rd of January in 1906, Daisy Emma Wright was born to parents John E. Wright and Gracie C. Pierce in Manifest, Louisiana.* Our great aunt Daisy  was one of my Granny Dee‘s older sisters. She never married and was sickly most of her life. I remembered she loved to drink buttermilk and eat Twinkies. To this…

Dee LaPrarie Bass – On This Date In 2005

On this date the 18th of January in 2005, our Granny, Lucy Dee Wright LaPrarie Bass “went home to be with the Lord” (as the Christian saying goes for when some one dies). I can’t think of a more proper place for her to be but in heaven. She exuded her faith and love for…

Nelda Grace Adams – On This Date in 1951

On November 15, 1951,  Nelda Grace LaPrarie was born to parents John Alvis LaPrarie and Lucy Dee Wright in Jonesville, Louisiana. She married Floyd Dee Adams in November 1968 and they had 4 children, Krista, Jennifer, Emily and Brady. Nelda Adams passed away on June 3, 1991 in Jackson, Mississippi. Orbituary: FERRIDAY — Services for…

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…

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.…

On Showing Mercy

“But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” — Luke 6:35-36 (NASB) I was glancing through my…

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…