Woman with Child on Swing

Washington Parish, Louisiana. A woman hides her face from the camera. A child swings in the background. One can see beyond a shed of some sort and before it perhaps a metal tub. In the background there is either a lake or a farmed field. (Hennesy line.)

James Leon Hennesy and Lucy Virginia Myles

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 […]

Isaac Hennesy and Judith Ann Gill

Isaac HENNESY is given as having been born 1803 in GA. to David HENNESY. Isaac married, 5 June 1820, Marion Co. MS, Judith Ann GILL b. 1800. Isaac and Judith had 5 children: Mary b. 1827 Marion Co. MS married John POUNDS. A known child is George Washington POUNDS b. 17 Nov. 1848, died 10 […]

High School Valentine’s Dance, Jack and Jean Kearns

Circa 1947-1948. Jack Kearns and Jean at a high school Valentine’s Dance in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama.

Early 1970s Hennesy Reunion

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 […]

Wedding Photos of Lola Hennesy and Albert Miles Dubbrin

Albert Miles Dubbrin was born 1923 June 10 in Washington and died 1984 Dec 9 in Boyes Hot Springs, Sonoma, California. In March of 1946 he married, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, Lolavee “Lola” Hennesy who was born 1925 July 7 in Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana and died 2004 July 30 in Santa Rosa, California. After […]

Photo of Jean Playing on Car

Cars were big back then. Jean Hennesy is between perhaps 13 and 15 in the photo. I’d place her as being about 14 and this picture taken circa 1945. Family gave Buddy, her brother, as being the boy in the photo but Buddy is 3 years younger than Jean and there appears to be a […]

Esmond Edward Hennesy Memorial Window

Esmond Edward HENNESY memorial window, First Assembly of God Church in Natchez, Mississippi. Ethel Simmons Hennesy stands third from the right, surrounded by family.

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 […]