Chris Raabe – On This Date in 1862

“Bill” John Alvis LaPrarie – On this day in 1953

Ida Mae Burris Adams – On This Day in 2001

Bobby J. Adams – On This Day in 1994

Chris Raabe – On This Date in 1862

John and Chris Raabe**** On this date the 15th of February in 1862 our paternal great grandfather Chris Raabe was born in Germany. (I’m still researching his parents but his…

Ida Mae Burris Adams – On This Day in 2001

On this date the 14th of February in 2001, our paternal grandmother, Mae Adams  passed away in Ferriday, Concordia Parish, Louisiana. She was laid to rest next to her husband Floyd in Heard…

Bobby J. Adams – On This Day in 1994

Shirley and Bobby Adams On this date the 10th of February in 1994 our Uncle Bob passed away.* I have fond memories with my dad, Floyd Dee Adams, visiting his…

Marvin G. Wright – On This Date in 2007

On this date, the 16th of July, in 2007, our maternal Great-Uncle Marvin passed away. He was married to Sarah Elizabeth Brantley. Obituary*: Marvin George Wright Marvin George Wright, 93, of Crossett AR died Monday, July 16, 2007. Born August 7, 1913, in Manifest, LA, to John Estle and Gracie Claudia Pierce Wright, he was a…

Children of Floyd and Mae Adams

Our paternal grandparents, Floyd Brazier Adams and Ida Mae Burris were married and had our dad Floyd Dee and six other children: (Click on each name for more information.) 1- Sharron Kay Spivey 2- Billy Joe Adams 3- Brenda Mae Freeman 4- Floyd Dee Adams 5- Russell Lee Adams 6- Lyle Eugene Adams 7- Linda Lee…

Floyd and Mae Adams – On This Date in 1947

On this date the 13th of July in 1947, our paternal grandparents Floyd Brazier Adams and Ida Mae Burris filed for their marriage license* in Drumright, Creek County, Oklahoma. They had seven children together which included our dad Floyd Dee. *Source: On Demand Court Records

Floyd Dee Adams – On This Date in 2015

On this date the 9th of July in 2015, our father, Floyd Dee Adams passed away from septic shock. He was laid to rest next to our mom, Nelda Grace LaPrarie Adams, at Heard Cemetery in Manifest, Louisiana. Click here for obituary details.  

James and Elvira White – On This Date in 1847

On this date the 1st of July in 1847, our maternal great-great-great grandparents James Keitha White and Elvira C. Freeman were married in Louisiana.*  They had six children including our great-great grandfather Jonathan White.** *Source:  Our Family History **Source:  1880 US.Federal Census

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!!!  …