Lucius Simmons and Annie Knight Wedding Photo

Lucius Simmons (29 Dec 1883 – 9 Sep 1963) and Annie Knight Simmons (22 Feb 1888 – 1 Sept 1961), wedding photo, November 17 1904 I am guessing the man beside Lucius may be his brother Dewitt. They were said to have been married at the home of Annie’s parents, Marion Thomas “Isaac” Knight and […]

Obituary of Estus Pete Simmons

Estus D. “Pete” Simmons died March 14 1960 at Sheridan, Washintgon, Louisiana. Estus D. Simmons Dies at Sheridan Estus D. Simmons of Sheridan died at 6:30 this morning at the family residence in Sheridan. He was 52. The funeral party will leave the residence at 4 p.m. tomorrow for the Simmons Cemetery, where graveside rites […]

Murdock Middleton “Steve” Simmons and Louisa Clarinda Thigpen

Murdock Middleton SIMMONS and Louisa Clarinda THIGPEN Murdock Middleton “Steve” SIMMONS was born 4 Oct 1863 in Mississippi, 5th son and 6th of 7 children of Robert “Reuben” SIMMONS and Frances (Smith) SIMMONS. Robert married Louisa Clarinda THIGPEN. Louisa was born 7 Sept 1857 to James THIGPEN and Mary ELizabeth (Kennedy) THIGPEN. Granddaughter Ethel Lorena […]

Lucius Theodore Simmons and Annie Knight

Lucius Theodore SIMMONS and Annie KNIGHT Lucius (also given as Lucious) Theodore SIMMONS was born 29 Dec 1883 in Franklinton, Washington Parish, LA to Murdock Middleton SIMMONS and Louisa Clarinda (Thigpen) SIMMONS. He was the the 1st son and 2nd child of 9 born to Middleton and Louisa. Lucius married Annie KNIGHT, b. 22 Feb […]

Marion Thomas “Isaac” Knight and Frances “Fannie” Breland

Marion (Marian) Isaac KNIGHT was born 25 Aug 1866 to William KNIGHT and Martha (Mary E.) NOBLE/NOBLES. He died 25 Dec. 1947. Marion married Frances A. “Fannie” BRELAND, daughter of Elijah BRELAND and Mariah BROWN. She was born 9 May 1871 (given as from Pine, LA) and died 24 Sept. 1907. Fannie is buried at […]

Photo of Sheridan, Washington Parish, Louisiana Elders

SHERIDAN ELDERS This picture was taken by a professional photographer at Albert Winston Lang’s 80th birthday celebration. The date would be 1949. Front left to right: Warren McNeese, Norman Lang, Marshall Richardson, Albert W. Lang, John “Red John” Thomas and Willis Q. McKenzie. Back row left to right: John Simmons, the Rev. Guy Barkdull, Frank […]

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 […]

Family of Lucius Theodore Simmons and Annie Knight, c. 1911

Family of Lucius Theodore Simmons and Annie Clarinda Knight. Lucius was born 1883 Dec 29 in the Franklinton area of Washington Parish, Louisiana and died 1963 Sep 9 in Bogalusa. Annie was born 1888 Feb 22 in Sheridan, Washington Parish, Louisiana and died 1961 Sep 1 in New Orleans. The pair were married 1904 Nov […]

Lucius and Annie Knight Simmons 50th wedding anniversary

Lucius and Annie Knight Simmons were married 1904 Nov 17 at the home of her parents in Washington Parish, Louisiana. The anniversary celebration would have taken place about 1954 Nov 17 in Washington Parish. The photos were presented in a little blue flip book of snapshots. The individuals are the celebrated couple and their children. […]