Fannie Breland Knight Photo

Fannie (Breland) Knight, 9 May 1871 – 24 Sept 1907, wife of Marion Isaac Knight. Original photo (almost) This photo already had some color in it. Was faded and grainy. I upped contrast, tried to bring out the features a bit. She looks like she may have been isolated or clipped out of another photo […]

John Robertson Breland and Luraney Rodgers

John Robertson BRELAND was born 6 Jan 1794 in Beaufort SC to Abraham Breelo BRELAND (of Pitt Co. NC) and Mary ROBERTSON. He died 14 May 1875 in LA and is buried at the Bogue Faliah Baptist Church in LA. Military record: Louisiana Drafted Militia, Captain Goff’s Company, Battle of New Orleans in War of […]

Marion Thomas “Isaac” Knight and Frances “Fannie” Breland

Marion (Marian) Isaac KNIGHT was born 25 Aug 1866 to William KNIGHT and Martha (Mary E.) NOBLE/NOBLES. He died 25 Dec. 1947. Marion married Frances A. “Fannie” BRELAND, daughter of Elijah BRELAND and Mariah BROWN. She was born 9 May 1871 (given as from Pine, LA) and died 24 Sept. 1907. Fannie is buried at […]

Elijah Breland and Mariah Brown

Elijah BRELAND was born 29 March 1830 at Pike CO., MS to John Robertson BRELAND and Luraney RODGERS. Elijah married Mariah BROWN, b. 8 Jan 1828 MS and died 20 June 1905 Washington Parish, LA. Both are buried at the Nobles Cemetery, tombstones bearing birth and death dates. They read BREELAND. Elijah and Mariah had […]

The Hennesy Line

For convenience of seeing where people fit into family lines, I suppose I ought to put some ancestry information here, and not just depend on the online database. The names below are Clower, Breland, Bullock, Calhoun, Dillon, Everidge, Folsom, Hennesy, Kennedy, Knight, Lott, Miller, Mizell, Moore, Myles, Nobles, Pleasant, Richardson, Rodgers, Simmons, Smith, Thigpen, Welch, […]