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 […]

Jewel Hennesy’s Obituary

The Daily News Bogalusa, LA. Monday April 9, 1979. Volume 52, No. 61. “Jewel J. Hennesy, 77, died this morning at 3:05 in the Bogalusa Medical Center. He was a resident of 705 St. John Street. He was a native of Franklinton, a retired tour foreman for Crown Zellerbach, a member of Superior Avenue Baptist […]

1951 Hennesy Reunion Photos

(left to right) Elbert Isaac Hennesy, June 27 1897 – March 12 1967; Curtis Moore Hennesy, January 28 1903 – Feb. 1973; Clarence C. Hennesy, January 6 1894 – April 8 1960; Jewel Hennesy; E. E. Hennesy, June 1 1903 – November 24 1992. What an impressive array of hats! Jewel and Curtis especially wear […]

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 […]