Ethel (Simmons) Hennesy on her wedding day, abt. July 17 1924, with Zoe Hennesy

Ethel (Simmons) Hennesy on her wedding day, abt. July 17 1924 (the day the license was granted), with Zoe Hennesy. She was married in Franklinton, Washington Parish, Louisiana. Original photo Restored, colored photo Not knowing the color of Ethel’s wedding dress, I tried a variety of shades. My first inclination was to go with this […]

Photo of Zula, Jewel and Esmond Hennesy as children

Zula, Jewel and Esmond Hennesy Zula (1899-1925), Jewel (25 Oct 1901 – 9 Apr 1979) and Esmond (1 Jun 1903 – 24 Nov 1992) Hennesy as children in Washington Parish, LA. There was no indication on the photo of studio, photographer or date. Zula, in particular, looks pretty cute in her lovely dress, except they’re […]

Jewel Hennesy (with photo circa 1920s)

Original. Photoshopped. Intention with this restoration was just to bring out Jewel as much as possible, not rebuilding the scene. There was no note of date so I’m estimating the photographer caught Jewel lounging in the Washington Parish grass some time during the 1920s. Jewel HENNESY, the 1st son and 2nd child of James Leon […]

Hennesy Cemetery

The Hennesy Cemetery in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. I have listed these individuals exactly as on the paper I received from C. Hennesy, for I don’t know if these entries reflect exact inscriptions on the gravemarkers. Right click view image to examine it a larger size. Sarah Hennesy wf of C.D. Hennesy July 20, 1894-Dec.20, 1921 […]

James Hennesy and Nancy Caroline Welch

James HENNESY was born 4 Jan 1839, the 1st son and 4th of 5 children to Isaac HENNESY and Judith Ann GILL. On 19 March 1868, at about 29 years of age, James married Nancy Caroline WELCH who was 20, born 9 Feb 1848. She was the 1st daughter and 3rd of 5 children born […]

David Bullock and Nancy Clark as possible parents of Caroline Bullock

David BULLOCK, b. abt. 1780, married Nancy CLARK and their children are given as: Clarkie b. 1813 married Samuel A. SLOCUM Jessie b. 1815 married Caroline M. FOIL Caroline b. 1816 married James D. WELCH Miles b. 1818 or 1819 m. Lumentha GRAHAM 1839, lived in Washington Parish LA. (David Schultz posting at BULLOCK Genforum […]

News Article on Ila Normon Hennesy

Ila Normon Hennesy, b. 1904 Aug 1 in Louisiana, married to Lutie S. Seal (unknown date), was the son of Meredith Bunyan “Merida” Hennesy and Lular R. Meredith was a son of James L. Hennesy and Nancy Caroline Welch. Below Ila is shown *not* slicing cheese, which seems rather unfair since that’s what he was […]

Trying to make sense of Isaac Hennesy b. 1803 and his father, David

The first “firm” Hennesy we have as a known ancestor in my husband’s line is Isaac who was born 1803 in Georgia and married Judith Ann Gill 1820 June 5 in Marion County, Mississippi. And we know this Isaac had a father named David as it was listed with the marriage. WHO WAS DAVID HENNESY […]

Photo and census info for Zoe Hennesy

This is Zoe Hennesy b. 1905 in Washington Parish, Louisiana to James Leon Hennesy and Lucy Virginia Myles. She died in 1989? So, I don’t really know. And if you do maybe you could drop me a line. She married a man named Ray Middleton and I’ve no marriage date for that. This retouching was […]

Photo of Unknown Louisiana Family, Likely from Washington Parish

All those photos out there without name attributions. Here is one. It was found in the collection of Ethel Lorena Simmons, b. 1906 in , Washington, Louisiana, married on 1924 July 17 in Franklinton, Washington, Louisiana to Esmond Edward Hennesy, also born in ,Washington, Louisiana in 1903. As the parents of both were born in […]