Photos from Albert Winston Lang’s 80th Birthday Dinner

Albert Winston LANG at his 80th birthday dinner in Oct 1949. Bob Ann Breland writes, “Grandpa had a birthday dinner every year his father, William Perry, died (1936). The family always met for ‘Grandpa Bill’s’ birthday too.” Albert Winston Lang’s 80th birthday dinner. A professional photographer from Bogalusa took the photos. Front, seated: Leslie, Seldon […]

Photo of Sheridan, Washington Parish, Louisiana Elders

SHERIDAN ELDERS This picture was taken by a professional photographer at Albert Winston Lang’s 80th birthday celebration. The date would be 1949. Front left to right: Warren McNeese, Norman Lang, Marshall Richardson, Albert W. Lang, John “Red John” Thomas and Willis Q. McKenzie. Back row left to right: John Simmons, the Rev. Guy Barkdull, Frank […]

Photo of Lucius Simmons and Albert Winston Lang

LUCIUS SIMMONS AND ALBERT WINSTON LANG Bob Ann Breland notes: “Apparently they were good friends. Look at Uncle Lucious’ arm around grandpa’s shoulder. I read your mother-in-law’s memories on the web site and she was right. He was a pretty stern person. I remember him well. No foolishness about him. But he was not a […]

Lucius Theodore Simmons and…

Lucius Theodore Simmons (29 Dec 1883 – 9 Sep 1963) is on the left. The father of Rosa Lee, wife of Desera “George” Simmons, was originally identified by family as being on the right. Desera lived 1917 – 1932, dying of a tick bite. The photo does look like it may have been made at […]

Jean Hennesy Kearns’ Sunday School Class in Camden

Annie Jean Hennesy Kearns, daughter of Esmond and Ethel Hennesy, has given this as a Sunday school class photo in Camden, Ouachita, Arkansas. She is 4th from the left, the girl smiling with her hands clasped over her chest, and looks absolutely delighted with the photo shoot. This is a photo taken after an Easter […]

Fannie Lee “Cooter” Simmons

Fannie Lee “Cooter” Simmons, daughter of Lucius Theodore Simmons and Annie Clarinda Knight, was born 1920 March 8 in Louisiana. She married Fernie Foil. The cardboard frame of the photo reads: Art Studio, Bogalusa, Louisiana

James Lang (with photo)

JAMES LANG This came from a good source, my grandpa Lang’s sister, Jessie, who swore that this was a photo of James Lang, father of William Perry Lang, father of Albert Winston Lang. The photo was very small and on a badge and looks from an earlier age than my grandfather. One of the cousins […]

Jewel Hennesy’s Obituary

The Daily News Bogalusa, LA. Monday April 9, 1979. Volume 52, No. 61. “Jewel J. Hennesy, 77, died this morning at 3:05 in the Bogalusa Medical Center. He was a resident of 705 St. John Street. He was a native of Franklinton, a retired tour foreman for Crown Zellerbach, a member of Superior Avenue Baptist […]

The House in Natchez

The house that Esmond and Ethel Simmons Hennesy settled in finally in Natchez, Adams, Mississippi.

The House in Arkansas

The Washington Parish, Louisiana family of the Hennesys began branching out geographically in the 1930s. Esmond’s paper mill job took him to Lafayette, Ouachita, Arkansas. This is the house they lived in. I would imagine that at a later date someone returned and took a photo, and that this is not a photo from the […]

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