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…

Children of Chris and Ida Raabe

Our paternal great-great-grandparents Chris Raabe and Ida Mae Carlile were married around 1899 in Muscogee Creek Nation, Indian Territory, United States. They had 4 children, including our great-great-grandmother Rosa Pearl. They were: 1- Stella Raabe Wilson* – Birth on October 20, 1899 in Muscogee Creek Nation, Indian Territory, United States and death on June 29, 1986 in…

David LaPrarie – On this Date in 1978

On this date the 10th of April in 1978, our maternal first cousin, David Louis LaPrarie, infant son of John and Shirley LaPrarie was laid to rest in Heard Cemetery, Manifest, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.* And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.…

Ester Fadden Burris – On This Date in 1718

On this date the 6th of April in 1718, Ester Fadden was born in Glouster County, Virginia to parents Jonathan Fadden and Rosetta Burch. Ester married John Burris around 1737 and had 4 children including our 6th paternal great grandfather John C. Burris, Sr. ** John and Ester moved from Virginia in 1771 to Guilford County, North Carolina where…

Ester Terry Burris – On This Date in 1830

On this date the 6th of April 1830, our 6th paternal great grandmother Ester Burris passed away in Highland County, Ohio. She had a non-cemetery burial on family land.* John C. Burris, Sr. and Ester Terry were married and the parents of our 5th paternal great grandfather, Daniel Burris and 8 other children.   *Source: Find A Grave Here is how we…

John Burris

John Burris was born in Gloucester County, Virginia between 1709 and 1714. His parents are unknown and still being researched. John married Ester Fadden around 1737.* They had 4 children including our 6th paternal great grandfather John C. Burris, Sr.** John and Ester moved from Virginia in 1771 to Guilford County, North Carolina where they joined the…

Sharron Kay – Happy Birthday!

On this day the 2nd of March, our Dad’s oldest sister, Sharron Kay was born to Floyd Brazier Adams and Ida Mae Burris. Fun Tidbits: Our Aunt Sharron, resides in sunny Florida. She is the oldest of our paternal grandparent’s 7 children. Sharron has two children Teresa and Chris. Happy Birthday Aunt Sharron!