Category: The Kinfolk

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The Adams LaPrarie Family Tree at our “My Heritage” website.

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.

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-…

Brenda Mae – Happy Birthday!

On this day the 18th of January our Dad’s sister Brenda Mae was born to Floyd Brazier Adams and Ida Mae Burris. Fun Tidbits: My fondest memories of Brenda (AKA Aunt Mushy) when I was younger, was watching her brush her long beautiful blond hair, wearing her tight fitting jeans, drinking a coke while getting…

Ida Mae Carlile Raabe – On this date in 1924

On this date the 24th of December in 1924, our paternal great-great grandmother Ida Mae Carlile Raabe passed away. Ida Mae married Chris Raabe and had 4 children including our great grandmother Rosa Pearl Raabe Burris. Ida Mae was buried at Oaklawn Cemetery, Bristow, Oklahoma (now City Cemetery, 7th Street, Bristow, Oklahoma)*   Here is…

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.  

Nelda Grace – On This Day in 1951

On this day the 15th of November in 1951, our mother Nelda Grace LaPrarie was born to parents John Alvis LaPrarie and Lucy Dee Wright in Jonesville, Louisiana. Our father always loved the song “Woman” by John Lennon and it so voiced the feelings he had towards our mother. Special thanks to Jennifer for creating this beautiful…