Here is the text of a letter written by Marion to his nephew, Esmond Edward HENNESY, 28 March, 1944: Houston 11 Texas, March 28th, 1944 Mr. E. E. Hennesy and Family:- Dear Folks:- Please pardon me for not writing sooner, we were very glad indeed to hear from you, for we often think of you. [...]
James Leon HENNESY AND (1) Lucy Virginia MYLES, (2) Lucinda POUNDS, (3) Della NOBLES James Leon HENNESY was born 4 May 1873 at Franklinton, Washington Parish, LA, the 2nd son and 4th child of 9 born to James HENNESY (of GA) and Nancy Caroline WELCH (of Washington Parish). In 1898, at the age of about [...]
From left to right, James “Jim” Simmons b. 1923, Fannie Lee “Cooter” Simmons Foil b. 1920, Ezra “Jodi” Simmons b. 1913, an Ethel Lorena Simmons b. 1906, all children of Lucius Theodore Simmons and Annie Clarinda Knight Simmons. The other three children, Estus, Desera and Lloyd were deceased prior this reunion which I believe took [...]
Photoshopped. Removed some of the damage. Feel like I took it too dark at the edges but did so to camouflage some of the intense damage that couldn’t be comfortably corrected without altering the photo. Susie’s dress was too damaged for me to comfortably correct without rebuilding it, which I am usually disinclined to do. [...]
Esmond Edward HENNESY memorial window, First Assembly of God Church in Natchez, Mississippi. Ethel Simmons Hennesy stands third from the right, surrounded by family.
The house that Esmond and Ethel Simmons Hennesy settled in finally in Natchez, Adams, Mississippi.
Esmond Edward Hennesy, son of James Leon Hennesy and Lucy Myles. Born 1903 June 1 in Washington Parish, Louisiana, died 1992 Nov 24 in Ntachez, Adams, Mississippi. Married Ethel Lorena Simmons. Circa 1960s?
Another photo of Ezzie Hennesy before a car. He is older than seen here, has shed the vest, has a skinnier tie, somewhat better fitting suit, but is still sporting a road cap. The car looks like a 1923 or 1924 Ford Model T Runabout, which has a very distinctive rear. It also looks like [...]
There are enough images of Esmond Hennesy beside cars that I’m inclined to think he must have been fairly fond of autos. This time he’s with his wife Ethel and he looks cockily dressed to the nines with a fancy hat and tie and striped socks. Perhaps they were out for a Sunday drive. I’ve [...]
400,000 Safe Hours Award Esmond Edward Hennesy with unidentified individuals. The always fashionable leisure suit dates this perhaps as the mid 1970s. This would be at the International Paper Company in Natchez.