On this date the 22nd of June in 1907 our maternal great-great-great grandmother, Mary H. Deville, passed away. Tine Deville was married to MaryAnn Bellegard and they had 10 children including our great great grandmother Azaline Deville. Interesting fact: Death by dysentery in 1907 wasn’t …

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Bill's Cafe

On this date, April 15th, in 1938 our maternal grandfather, Papaw Bill opened his cafe in the downtown location where Brooks Drugs is today in Jonesville, Louisiana. BILL LaPRARIE BUYS NEW LOCATION FOR RESTAURANT April 15, 1938 New Place Now …

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Valentine Deville's Headstone

On this date the 11th of April in 1908, our maternal great-great-great grandfather, Valentine “Tine” Deville passed away in Vick, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. Cause of death was listed as ill in bed for sometime before death.* He is buried in Oakgrove Cemetery, …

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Valentine Deville*

On this date the 7th of April in 1832 Valentine “Tine” Deville was born in Post du Rapide or Holloway Prairie, Louisiana to parents Jean T. Deville and Felicity Jannot. He was baptized on November 30, 1832.* Tine was married to MaryAnn Bellegard and they had …

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On this date the 22nd of February in 1928, our maternal great-great grandmother, Elizabeth LaPrarie, passed away. She is buried at Fort Derussy Cemetery, in Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, USA.* Elizabeth Wiley was married to Joseph LaPrarie and they had 7 children. *Source: Elizabeth LaPrarie …

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