William Perry Lang and Sarah Phelps Family

William Perry is seated holding his daughter Jessie (b. 1897), wife Sarah on the right. Standing behind are Oscar (b. 1883) and Eula Belle. Not shown are the three oldest children, Albert Winston Lang b. 1869 who married Narcissus Lang, Charles F. Lang b. 1874 who married Rosa Lang (first cousin), William L. Lang b. […]

Photo Albert Winston Lang and Narcissus Simmons Lang, with Evie and Iva, circa 1894

Albert Winston LANG and Narcissus SIMMONS LANG 1869-1959; 1870-1944 Narcis and Albert are seen here with their two oldest children. Narcis is holding Evie (Knight), b. 1893; Albert is holding Iva, b. 1891. Photo would be circa 1894. Image courtesy of Bob Ann Breland.

Perry Lang and Sons Photo

Bob Ann Breland writes, “A distant cousin in Huntsville, Al, found this photo among her late aunt’s things and sent Bob Ann Breland a copy. It is a photo of William Perry Lang and his four sons. Shown in front, Albert Winston Lang (Bob Ann’s grandfather), William Perry Lang and Charles F. Lang. In back […]

Robert Reuben Simmons and Frances Smith

Robert “Reuben” SIMMONS was born about 1820 to William Seldon SIMMONS. He is believed to have been born in NC, but he is also given as born in AL in the census, and Delores Tousineau reports that his son Middleton’s death certificate gives both Robert Reuben SIMMONS and Frances SMITH being born in West Virginia. […]

Albert and Narcissus Lang, “Steve” and John B. and Lou Simmons

Lou (Brown) Simmons, John B. Simmons, Narcissus (Simmons) Lang and Albert Lang Lou (Brown) Simmons, b. 1873 July 2, died 1949 Dec 5, was the wife of John Benjamin Simmons b. 1862 June 16 in Mississippi, died 1946 Feb 26. John Benjamin’s sister is Narcissus b. 1870 Jan 5 in Mississippi, died 1944 Sept 25 […]

Photo Albert Winston Lang and Narcissus Simmons Lang Photo, circa 1930s

Albert Lang b. 1969 Oct 20, died 1959 Feb 17, married 1888 in Franklinton, Washington, Louisiana to and Narcissus Simmons Lang b. 1870 Jan 5, Mississippi, died 1944 Sept 25 in Washington Parish, Louisiana. Having seen photos of the couple at their 50th wedding anniversary, I’m guessing this was taken before then and so am […]

Photo of Albert Winston Lang and Narcissus Simmons Lang

A multiple generations xerox. Image courtesy of Bob Ann Breland. Albert Winston Lang b. 1869 Oct 20, died 1959 Feb 17 in Washington Parish, Louisiana. Abt 1888 he married Narcissus “Narcis” “Dink” Simmons, b. 1870 Jan 5, Mississippi, died 1944 Sept 25 in Washington Parish, Louisiana. This appears as if it could be a wedding […]

Albert Winston and Narcissus Simmons Lang’s 50th Wedding Anniversary Photos

Albert and Narcis on their 50th wedding anniversary about 1938. The little girl is Euna Claire Rhodes, daughter of Walter and Margie Rester Rhodes. Margie Rhodes is the daughter of Euna Simmons Rester, who was the daughter of Murdock Middleton “Steve” Simmons. Front row, left to right: Leslie, Seldon, Fannie Lang Smith and Narvil. Back […]

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 […]