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 […]

Photos of Nancy Caroline Welch Hennesy

These are 2 photos of Nancy Caroline Welch Hennesy that would have been taken on the same day. Nancy was born Feb 9 1848 in Franklinton, Washington Parish, Louisiana to James Daniel Welch and Caroline Bullock. She married James Hennesy 1868 March 19 and died 1925 Nov 6. Jean Hennesy Kearns believed that since the […]

James Leon Hennesy Photo, Pre WWI

James Leon Hennesy 4 May 1873 – 1938 Original photo. Photo’s cardboard frame showed the name: Charles T. Yenni Studio, 631 Canal St. New Orleans, LA. No date. My guess is around 1913 when James was about 40.

Photo of James Leon Hennesy and Lucy Virginia (Myles)

Original photo. Black and white restoration. Colored restoration. Now this colored restoration I think worked very well. I like how it glows and I think it does bring them to life a bit. James Leon Hennesy (4 May 1873 – 1938) and Lucy Virginia Myles Hennesy (abt 1871 Jan 28 to 22 July 1906) married […]

James Leon Hennesy’s store

James Leon Hennesy’s store in Washington Parish, Louisiana. Original photo. My restoration. The face of one of the young women had been scratched out (it even looked as if it might have been deliberately scratched out) and I replaced it as the faces in that section are so undefined that there is no possibility of […]

First Restaurant owned by James Leon Hennesy

First Restaurant owned by James Leon Hennesy My attempt at restoration. Ethel Hennesy had written on the back of the photo that this was the first restaurant owned by James Leon Hennesy, the father of E. E. Hennesy. It was in Franklinton, Washington Parish, LA. James Leon stands behind the counter with Della Nobles Hennesy, […]

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 […]