Tag: Lucy Dee Wright

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 husband Luther J. McMillin in Oak Grove Cemetery, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, USA.* Luther and Ruth had 5 children:** 1- Dorothea Drum of Long Beach, California 2-…

Children of Thomas and Edna Eubanks

Thomas Martin Eubanks was married to Edna Wills and had 9 children including our great-great grandmother Martha Fannie Eubanks:** 1. Louisa M. Eubanks. Born on September 9, 1841 in Alabama. Death and marriage information unknown.  2. Sarah J. Eubanks. Born on November 12, 1845 in Alabama. Death and marriage information unknown.  3. Martha Fannie Eubanks.* Born on November 11, 1848 in Alabama…

Olaf E. Wright – On This Date in 1962

On this date the 24th of November in 1962 our maternal great uncle Olaf passed away. Olaf Elisha Wright  and his wife Inez M. Wright are buried in Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder, Louisiana, USA. They were parents to sons: Melvin and James Wright.  

Moses Proctor Willis and Hester Ann Lowe – On This Date in 1817

On this date the 13th of November in 1817, our maternal fourth great grandparents Moses Proctor Willis and Hester Ann Lowe were married in Columbia, Georgia. Moses Proctor Willis was born in Georgia around 1800 to parents (still researching) James Willis Jr. (1777-1816) and Jane George Willis (1775-?).   Moses passed away on February 6,…

Melton Martin Wright – On This Date in 2009

On this date the 6th of November in 2009 our maternal great-uncle Melton passed away. Melton Martin Wright and his wife Mary Ruth Alborn Wright are buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, West Orange, Orange County, Texas, USA. Melton was our Granny Dee’s youngest brother. Obituary from Find A Grave: Birth: Dec. 4, 1915 Death: Nov. 6, 2009 Melton Martin Wright, of Orange, passed…

Children of John and Gracie Wright

Our maternal great grandparents, John E. Wright and Gracie Claudia Pierce were married around 1901 in Louisiana.  They had nine children including our Granny Lucy Dee: 1. Fannie Ruth McMillin Born August 18, 1902 and died January 30, 2004 Burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Manifest, Louisiana, USA 2. William Lee “Buddy” Wright  Born January 13, 1904 and died September…

Edna Willis

Edna Malvina Willis was born in 1821 in Georgia to parents to Moses P. Willis and Hester Ann Lowe.* She died in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana in 1882. Thomas Martin Eubanks was married to Edna Wills and had 9 children including our great grandmother Martha Fannie Eubanks:** Here is how we are related: Our parents –Nelda Grace LaPrarie was married to Floyd Dee…

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.…