Littleton Crabtree and Rebecca Cox

Littleton CRABTREE is said to have been born about 1790 in Orange Co., NC, to William CRABTREE and Rebecca SPEARMAN. Cecil Champenois has Littleton born at Hillsboro, Orange Co., NC. The 1800 Orange Co. NC census shows a William Jr. CRABTREE (2 2 0 0 2 | 3 0 1 0 1), a William CRABTREE […]

John Ranager and Mary Clark

John RANAGER was reportedly born 1794 in Germany. John married, in either Wayne or Greene County, Mississippi, Mary CLARK b. 1802 in SC, daughter of John Thomas CLARK and Elizabeth PHIPPS. John Thomas Clark was b. 1753, Duplin Co., NC, d. Oct 31, 1839, Mobile Co, AL. Elizabeth PHIPPS was born 1769, married Jul 9, […]

Kearns at the Catholic Cemetery in Mobile

KEARNS plot at Old Catholic Cemetery in Mobile AL Map image. Section XL, Lot 3. The lot has no marker or stone. KEARNS, John, Section XL, Lot 3 KEARNS, Catherine, Section XL, Lot 3 KEARNS, Timothy, Section XL, Lot 3 REYNOLDS, William, Section XL, Lot 3 REYNOLDS, Edward, Section XL, Lot 3 Old side of […]

James and Nancy Hennesy’s House

I took this photo from Jeff Hennesy’s website. The house is identified as being the old home of James and Nancy Caroline Hennesy. However, Ethel Hennesy identified this photo as being of their house that was destroyed by a tornado, she said, in 1909-1910, and Curtis Hennesy said instead it was in 1912. The first […]

Photos of Nancy Caroline Welch Hennesy

These are 2 photos of Nancy Caroline Welch Hennesy that would have been taken on the same day. Nancy was born Feb 9 1848 in Franklinton, Washington Parish, Louisiana to James Daniel Welch and Caroline Bullock. She married James Hennesy 1868 March 19 and died 1925 Nov 6. Jean Hennesy Kearns believed that since the […]

James and Nancy (Welch) Hennesy’s Home Destroyed by 1912 Tornado

Home of James Hennesy and Nancy Caroline (Welch) Hennesy destroyed by a tornado 1909-1910. Stoney Point, Washington Parish, Louisiana. Quick touch of color to give definition. Ethel Hennesy identified this photo as possibly being of the home of James and Nancy Hennesy which was destroyed by a tornado in 1909-1910. Curtis Hennesy writes the home […]

James Leon Hennesy Photo, Pre WWI

James Leon Hennesy 4 May 1873 – 1938 Original photo. Photo’s cardboard frame showed the name: Charles T. Yenni Studio, 631 Canal St. New Orleans, LA. No date. My guess is around 1913 when James was about 40.

Photo of Mildred Knight, daughter of Zula Hennesy and Wilbur Knight

Mildred Knight as a young girl. Daughter of Zula Hennesy Knight and Wilbur Knight. Mildred was thus related on the Hennesy and Simmons side of the family. Her aunt was Annie Clarinda Knight who married Lucius Theodore Simmons and Lucius was the father of Ethel Lorena Simmons who married Esmond Edward Hennesy, brother of her […]

Photo of Lucinda Pounds Hennesy

Lucinda (Pounds) Hennesy as young woman, 2nd wife of James Leon Hennesy. There is no date on the photo and from the attire I’m assuming it’s about 1910 to 1914. My attempt at livening up the photo with a touch of color. The picture’s jacket frame reads on the front: Stanton Photo Co., Springfield, Ohio. […]

Photo of James Leon Hennesy and Lucy Virginia (Myles)

Original photo. Black and white restoration. Colored restoration. Now this colored restoration I think worked very well. I like how it glows and I think it does bring them to life a bit. James Leon Hennesy (4 May 1873 – 1938) and Lucy Virginia Myles Hennesy (abt 1871 Jan 28 to 22 July 1906) married […]