James Madison Simmons and Mary Elizabeth Phelps

James Madison SIMMONS (1845-1913) and Mary Elizabeth PHELPS (1841-1925). A multiple generations xerox that has been “cleaned up”. James Madison was a son of Robert Reuben SIMMONS. James M. Simmons, also known as “Red Jim” was born in Alabama July 20, 1845 and died in Pike County, Miss. Feb. 18, 1913. He married Mary E. […]

Entire Albert Winston Lang Family

Bob Ann Breland didn’t know the occasion for this photo but says this is the entire family except for Clyde, who died as a child. Front row, left to right: Narvil, Seldon, Norman, Fannie Lang Smith; back row, left to right: Iva, Evie Lang Knight, Lillian Lang Lowe, Leslie, Narcis and Albert. (Narvil and Norman […]

Albert Winston and Narcissus Simmons Lang’s 50th Wedding Anniversary Photos

Albert and Narcis on their 50th wedding anniversary about 1938. The little girl is Euna Claire Rhodes, daughter of Walter and Margie Rester Rhodes. Margie Rhodes is the daughter of Euna Simmons Rester, who was the daughter of Murdock Middleton “Steve” Simmons. Front row, left to right: Leslie, Seldon, Fannie Lang Smith and Narvil. Back […]

James Thigpen and Mary Elizabeth Kennedy

James THIGPEN was born 1830 in Mississippi to John Travis THIGPEN Jr. and Elizabeth CALHOUN. James THIGPEN married Mary Elizabeth KENNEDY, b. abt. 1832 and died 1898 at the age of about 66. James THIGPEN died 20 May 1903 at 73 years of age. Delores Tousineau reports James THIGPEN is buried in the Nobles Cemetery […]

Photos from Albert Winston Lang’s 80th Birthday Dinner

Albert Winston LANG at his 80th birthday dinner in Oct 1949. Bob Ann Breland writes, “Grandpa had a birthday dinner every year his father, William Perry, died (1936). The family always met for ‘Grandpa Bill’s’ birthday too.” Albert Winston Lang’s 80th birthday dinner. A professional photographer from Bogalusa took the photos. Front, seated: Leslie, Seldon […]

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 […]

Fannie Lee “Cooter” Simmons

Fannie Lee “Cooter” Simmons, daughter of Lucius Theodore Simmons and Annie Clarinda Knight, was born 1920 March 8 in Louisiana. She married Fernie Foil. The cardboard frame of the photo reads: Art Studio, Bogalusa, Louisiana

James Lang (with photo)

JAMES LANG This came from a good source, my grandpa Lang’s sister, Jessie, who swore that this was a photo of James Lang, father of William Perry Lang, father of Albert Winston Lang. The photo was very small and on a badge and looks from an earlier age than my grandfather. One of the cousins […]

John Travis Thigpen and Elizabeth Calhoun

John Travis is given as having been born abt. 1795 in Onslow County, NC and died in Washington Parish, LA. Elizabeth CALHOUN is given as born about 1805 and died in Washington Parish, LA abt. 1845. James THIGPEN married Mary Elizabeth KENNEDY, b. abt. 1832 and died 1898 at the age of about 66. James […]

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