Livingston Parish Queries

Livingston Parish, Louisiana 

January 1, 1997 - December 31, 1997

ATTENTION: If you have a query which you submitted in 1997 on this page and you want to be included in the new searchable query sytem, please re-post your query on the current query system. (See link below.)

H. Templet Mon Jan 27 09:59:00 1997
Researching MOSES TYLER born circa 1785 in South Carolina. He left South Carolina in the early 1800's and settled in Livingston Parish. He was married twice, first to a MARGARET GLOVER and second to a CAROLINE (last name unknown). One of his daughters, MIRIAM TYLER, married STEPHEN ROUGHMAN. Would like information on Moses Tyler's children, the last name of his second wife, and any other information about the Tyler family.

SHabenicht Tue Jan 28 10:53:21 1997
Looking for information on the Augusta Kinchen Stewart relatives. Also Simon Warren Stewart both lived in Livingston parish.

Don Etheridge Thu Jan 30 19:31:59 1997
Researching the Thornton families in Livingston Parish. They are descendent from one William J. Thornton who moved to Livingston Parish in the 1880's. Had several children. Please help. Thanks Don Etheridge

Catherine H Edel Thu Feb 20 17:42:24 1997
Searching for info on the ABADIE, VICKNAIR, POLEZCEK, MANNING, and HUX families. Especially looking for info on Henri ABADIE buried in Bear Island Cemetary-he was son of Henri ABADIE and Barbara WHIPKA (?) and drowned in the 1890's. Will swap info with anyone else researching these families.

Cindi Jacobs Wed Mar 5 14:06:34 1997
I am looking for any information on Nehemiah Powers who had a daughter (?) that married a George Teekell. There are different spellings (Teakell, Tickell, Tickle, Tekell, Teakill). George was the son of Richard Tekell and Elizabeth Hogden Tekell. Like so many others, they all came from South Carolina. I would like to know why they all settled in Livingston, Feliciana and St. Helena parishes and how they got there. Richard Tekell and Nehemiah Powers had land on the Amite river. Any information on these people would be of great help.

Edie McKinney Talley Thu Mar 6 23:37:44 1997 - McKINNEY, LOPER
I am looking for information about my great-grandparents, WILLIAM MCKINNEY b. 1870 and SOPHIA LOPER b. about 1876. They resided in Livingston Parish, in the Killian area, and had the children shown below. Also, I'm looking for anyone who can research the McKinney family cemetary in Killian, or at least tell me how to find it. I have been unable to locate any LOPER family information. I would like any information available about the parents or siblings of Sophia LOPER. George McKinney Doris McKinney Temple McKinney Odessa McKinney Albert McKinney Leonard McKinney Elizabeth McKinney Frank Andrew McKinney Jeff McKinney Alice McKinney William Meredith McKinney Matt "Mott" McKinney

Dan Franklin Fri Mar 14 06:47:56 1997
YAGER/MIZELL John Clinton YAGER/YEAGER b.Nov 1836, MS; m. abt 1863 Delphine MIZELL (daugher of John D. Mizell and Marth "Patsy" ____) b.Oct 1845, Washington Parish, LA. They are listed in the 1870 census of Livingston Parish and John Yager was the pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church. Moved from LA to San Jacinto Co, TX bet 1872 and 1875. Who are the parents of John Clinton. I've found the reference to him in the Civil War Military Records of LA, but have not found him in the 1850 or 1860 censuses.

Frank Saffarrans Fri Mar 14 13:48:31 1997 -- KINCHEN
KINCHEN Cemetery is located in Livingston County between Livingston & Albany. I would like to know who is buried there. I have Kinchen ancestor living in Livingston 1820-1850. You may view a map at: mp;f_state=LA&f_latlong=303005N0903734W&server=TIGER

Vicki McNamara Fri Mar 21 07:59:04 1997 ---- BENTON, GOFF
I am looking for any BENTON"S or GOFFS located in Livingston Parish during the mid 1850's. ANY help would be appreciated. I have run into a dead end. I am especially looking for the buriel place of John H Benton who was killed in the civil war. Thank you in advance.

Abigail Stover Garrett Thu Mar 27 13:42:46 1997 ---- CRESIE
Bruce Wayne Cresie Junr died 18 May 1969 and is Buried in Denham Springs along with his father who died in 1968 On the Death Certificate the cemetery is Menno or memo or I really can not make it out. Can anyone give me a list of cemeteries in Denham Spring that begin with and M. I would appreciate it

Douglas Williams Sun Apr 6 13:37:09 1997 ---- MILTON, O'NEAL, MOORE, VICKNAIR
I am researching the Milton Family that moved to Livingston Parish in the early 1800's. Also the O'Neal's, Moore's and Vicknair's. Thanks for any help.

Mariellen R Cockerham Mon Apr 7 07:11:02 1997 ---- YELVINGTON, COCKERHAM
Looking for anything on the family of ELIZA YELVINGTON that is buried next to IVY COCKERHAM in the Denham Springs Baptist Church cem.

les graves Sat Apr 12 13:54:48 1997 ---- GRAVES
Walter L. Graves II - me Edwin Earl Graves Sr. and Sylvia Marlene Lawrence -parents Walter L. Graves - grandfather, deceased would like any info on grandfather on back

Belford Carver Thu Apr 17 11:15:19 1997 ---- CARVER, RAYBORN, RUSSELL
Martha Carver (1863-1892/05?) married Hesakiah Rayborn Feb. 9, 1887. She was killed by a falling tree. Burial unknown. She was daughter of Robert William Carver and Sarah Ann Russell. Looking for more info on them. Lived in Liv before moving to Vernon Pr.

Greg Aymond Sat Apr 19 20:45:52 1997 ---- CANNON
Any info. on the family of Samuel H. Cannon, which lived in Livingston around 1840 and later moved to Rapides Parish by 1850. His wife's name was Margaret Joyner, whom he married in 1825 in St. Tammany Parish. One of their son's Samuel Thompson Cannon was born in Livingston parish in 1840.

Ruth Bennett Sun Apr 20 07:09:51 1997 ---- STARNS
Seeking info on STARNS family in Holden/Tickfaw River area. MARTHA STARNS was married to G.H. LYONS in New Orleans in 1854. Is Martha the daughter of Frederick Sherrill Starns and Sarah Rheams? Also the first wife of G.H. Lyons was named Eugenia, died 1853 in New Orleans, but was buried in Springfield, LA. Was she a Starns, too?

Arthur T. Jones Sun Apr 20 18:23:33 1997 ---- JONES
I would like information on the brothers, sisters and ancestors of my grandfather, George Lewis Jones born 1852 in MS, son of Filmer Green Jones and Julia Burtin, who were married in 1830 Claiborne Co, MS. They arel buried in the Maurepas, LA Cemetery. They were in Hancock Co, MS 1850 Census. George Lewis married Elizabeth Gaston who was an orphan from Baton Rouge. Any information would be appreciated.

Sue Habenicht Wed Apr 30 11:57:43 1997 ---- GILL
Looking for info on John H. Gill from Livingston parish His wife's name was Mamie.

N. Wayne Cosby Thu May 1 14:24:24 1997 ---- ANDERSON, CALMES, CHRISTMAS, MATTHEWS
Anderson, Calmes, Christmas, Matthews - I am seeking information on Thomas F. Anderson that possibly married a Matthews before the Civil War. He was a very distinguished officer in the Civil War under Gen. Stand Watie in the Indian Nations. He returned to Louisiana after the war and raised children that married into the Christmas family. He and some of his descendants are buried in Sand Hill Cemetery off Hwy. 63 in northern Livingston parish. He was a resident of Dennis Mills, LA around 1900. I am seeking identity of his wife and any biographical information for an article on this man. Many thanks.

Pauline Bizette Brandy Fri 03 May 1997 - KEMP - SETTOON
Researching the KEMP families. Judge SIMPSON W. KEMP b:23 Mar 1818 St. Helena Par. m: c1844 LETITIA SETTOON who was b:c1825 Livingston Par., La.. He was the son of DEMPSEY KEMP, and grandson of Capt. JONATHAN KEMP of St. Helena Parish. She the dau. of James Setton & Amanda Butler. Need info. on family of Simpson Kemp, who were living 1860s in Livingston Parish, and their nine children. Thanks.

Keith Schwendimann Fri May 16 17:07:01 1997 ---- CASON, GAINS
I am trying to locate information on the parents of Darling B. Cason and his wife Lucinda Gains. They married in St. Helena Parish July 1, 1828. They lived in Springfield where most of the children were born. Children were: Benton W., Darling B.Jr., Jane, Melinda, James Burton, Franklin S., and Lorin L. Cason. Darling B. Cason, Sr., and his wife Lucinda Gains are buried in the Stevens Cemetery in Independence, LA. Would love to correspond with any descendent of this family.

Mae Hutchinson Fri Jul 25 12:42:16 1997----PENNINGTON/GLOVER/BRELAND
PENNINGTON/GLOVER/BRELAND Sarah Ann Pennington abt 1834-1921 married John Paul Breland abt 1822- 1897 at Old Field, Liv Par abt 1858. Her mother was Rebecca Glover (a daughter of John Abner Glover of St Hele Par) Her Father was Absalom Pennington (who married first Sarah Rebecca Courtney) I need info on Sarah Ann Pennington's early life. Also need info on the parents of Absalom Pennington, Abner Glover, John Paul Breland. I am working with a group in Denham Springs researching Absalom Pennington, if you are a descendant of any Pennington of the Florida Parishes and have not submitted your info, please contact us. Mae Hutchinson, e-mail [email protected] or 504-567-5241 P O Box 432, Natalbany, LA 70451

Mae Hutchinson Fri Jul 25 12:46:37 1997----BLOUNT/ROGERS
BLOUNT/ROGERS Acy Mercer Blount abt 1827-1862 married Cynthia Alesie Rogers abt 1829- 1920 They moved from Pike Co MS to Livingston Parish in the 1850's. I would like info on their parents. Mae Hutchinson e-mail [email protected] or 504-567-5241 or P O Box 432 Natalbany LA 70451

Terrell E Howes Sun Aug 3 07:32:57 1997----SULLIVAN, DAVIS
I am searching for information on the ancestors of the Sidney James Sullivan family. any names, dates, ect would be greatly appreciated. I an also looking for any information on the Richmond Peler Davis family....thanks

Terri Fri Aug 8 14:44:16 1997----FLETCHER
I am doing research on Thomas Franklin Fletcher b.1864 d. ? m. 9.24.1888 Beaulah Octress Taylor or (Tyler) the children are Emmet, Warren, Mayhew, Isola, Lizzie, Anna, Ruby, Geneva, Connie(my grandmother), Hattie, and Bessie there is on other son not sure of his name though. My grandmother says her family has always lived in Denham Springs if anyone has any info that might help in my research i would appreciate it.

Albert J. Serpas Mon Aug 18 12:01:43 1997 ---- BREGNAZ/BRIGNAC, CAMBRE
I am looking for information on my Great-Grandmother, Azelie BREGNAZ (or BRIGNAC). Information I have indicate that she was from French Settlement and that she married Michel CAMBRE from St. John the Baptist Parish around 1859. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

DebbieD --- (Tue Sep 9 18:29:41 1997)--Please send me your new e- mail address or post your query again showing your new e-mail address. Thank you.

 Scivicque, Rome, Tschrin, LeBourgeois, Fontenot, Cambre, Gregoire, Berthelot, Dupuis, Rousseau, Martin, Hoover, Bell, Smith, Berthelot, Vicknair
Researching the following families - Scivicque, Rome, Tschrin, LeBourgeois, Fontenot, Cambre, Gregoire, Berthelot, Dupuis, Rousseau, Martin, Hoover, Bell, Smith, Berthelot, Vicknair, and more. Will exchange info with anyone interested. Many surnames go as far back to 1700's or original ancestor. My family is from the Whitehall, Head of Island, French Settlement, Port Vincent, St. John, St. James areas. Would like to hear and exchange with others with these surnames.

Larry Max Smith Fri Sep 26 03:28:35 1997 ---- WATSON
I am searching for the ancestors of my Grandfather. His name was George Andrew Watson, and he lived in Walker, Louisiana. His wife was Ida Milton Watson. George Andrew was born in June of 1897, I believe, and Ida around December 1900. If you have any infromation on their parents and other family members, please mail me.

Lela Curtis Wed Oct 8 10:27:38 1997----SHEPHERD
I am looking for John T. SHEPHERD family who was in 1920 Livingston Co. census - wife Rose, child, John T. age 14. I am descended from another branch of this family. John's father was Philip B. Shepherd, originally from Grayson county, Kentucky. Any information would be helpful. We've lost the Louisiana branch. Family was most probably Catholic. Thank you.

Karen Sun Oct 12 11:27:27 1997 ---- SEVERIO, LEE
SEVERIO & LEE I am looking for info on the Severio and Lee surnames. Marritt Frank Lee and his wife Ella ALice Severio. Lived in Corbin, LA in the early 1900's they move there sometime after 1914. Marrit worked for a saw mill in Albany and died of the FLU in 1919. Ella was left to raise several children on her own. Ella's father was Michael Severio he also lived in Livingston Parish. If any one has info on this line please let me know. Thanks.

Peg Watts Landry Tue Oct 14 18:49:15 1997 --- SIBLEY, WATTS
I am looking for a family tree completed by a genealogist for the Sibley family of Livingston Parish. Could anyone help me locate it? My maternal grandparents were Robert Sibley and Mary Wheat Sibley. They lived in Livingston Parish from the late 1800's to the later 1900s. I would also appreciate any info on the Watts family, the Rev. Jesse Watts and Viola Edwards Watts, who resided in French Settlement. E-mail me at [email protected]

Joyce Wed Oct 22 20:25:22 1997 --- PEAK, COOPER
Working on family of Thomas PEAK & wife Lenora COOPER. Thomas born ca 1812 MS. When death & where buried? Married 1834 to Lenora, she born ca 1816 LA & dead by 1860. Married 2nd Mary, unknown maiden name. Children of Thomas & Lenora: Elizabeth Ann who married David MAGEE, Margaret who married 2nd Charles BRADLEY, Louisa Jane (my line) born 1840 married Milton BURGESS, William who married Maydee KERR, Simeon who married Martha COLLINS, Josephine who married John FLEMING, Sarah who married Dr. John CHAMBERS, Emily who married J.I. GARRETT, & Lenora who married Edwin METZ. Children of Thomas & Mary: Wilson & Robert. Family on 1870 Livingston census, in St. Tammany for 1840 & 1850, many children born in Livingston. Did Thomas have a brother named Orlando? Who his parents?

Sue Habenicht Tue Nov 4 13:04:41 1997 --- COURTNEY, KINCHEN
Looking for info on Mary Courtney that married William Kinchen abt 1821. Resided in Livingston Parish.

Audrey Ledet Casso Sat Nov 8 04:03:45 1997 --- BOQUET
Searching for BOQUET FAMILY Joseph Boquet maried to Josephine Phillipp from Pas DeCalais, France Siblings: Joseph Boquet (9 Nov.1873) Marie Elodie Boquet (19 June 1863) Luc Adam Boquet (4 Aug 1868) Victor Andre Boquet (19 Apr 1871) Estelle Victoria Boquet (12 Aug. 1877) Julien Boquet (2 Jan 1885) Andre Clay Boquet 30 April 1891) I am descendant of Ester Marie Boquet mar to Oleus Jean Ledet) Any information or direction will be appreciated. Thanks.

Lee McNeil Bayam Thu Nov 13 08:28:17 1997 --- STAFFORD
STAFFORD Looking for any information on my g-grandfather, Joseph Samuel STAFFORD. (Born 10/9/1873, d. 8/15/1947). He was married to Mary Delvinia ERWIN (b. 4/14/1876, d. 9/18/1964). They had 12 children (4 died in infancy): Henry Clark (my grandfather), Leona, Lillie Roberta, Alton, Joseph Ory, Leah, and Marie Glenora. His parents were Stephen STAFFORD (b. 4/1827, d. 4/1923) and Louisa Dianna YOUNG (b. 8/1845, d. 11/1892). They had 9 children: Robert, Charlotte "Lottie", Steven, Mary, Wiley, Joseph Samuel, Martha, Abi, and Thomas. His grandparents were Wright STAFFORD (b. 1802, d. 1876) and Charlotte ADAMS (d. 1867). They had 8 children: Stephen, Leah Charlotte, Joseph J. Philadelphia Ann "Delphy Ann", John Wright, Charlotte "Lottie", Hiram F., and Fielding "Cap".

Lee McNeil Bayam Thu Nov 13 08:37:57 1997 --- JONES, HOWZE
JONES / HOWZE Looking for any information on my g-grandfather and family. Thomas Ivy JONES (b. 1872, d. 6/1956) married Ella I. HOWZE (b. 10/1886, d. 1981). They had 7 children: Myrtle Eugenie, Norma Arsula (my grandmother), Thomas Andrew "T.A.", Troy T., Ivy, Vernon Hines, G. W. (died young). His parents were Thomas Andrew JONES (b. 1840, d. 3/1928) and Arsula "Sula" AVERETT (b. 6/1853, d. 5/1933). They had 11 (maybe 12) children: Nanie, Cora, Thomas Ivy, Henon, Phronia Jane, Leona, Humbert, Seshion, Martha V., Lavada J., and Terrall A. His grandparents were Thomas JONES (B. 1818) and his 2nd wife (name unknown). They had 3 children: George, Poke, and Thomas Andrew. His 3rd wife was Eliza FINN. They had 6 children: Zeminel, Mary, Martha, Dellia, Nick, and Allen. He and his 1st wife (name unknown) had 1 child (name unknown).

L.T. Bernard Sun Nov 16 14:20:39 1997 --- BLOUNT, WILLIAMS
My grandmother, IDEE BLOUNT STEVENS, was born in Walker, Livingston Parish, Louisiana in 1884. Her father, WILLIAM BLOUNT, was born in Mississippi in 1850, and her mother, MELISSA JANE WILLIAMS, was born in Louisiana in Feb 1851 according to censuses. Then I hit a brick wall because they seem to have dropped off the face of the earth. This is all the info I have on these great grandparents. Would anyone have any info or could you tell me where to look next? Thanks for your help.

John Cowart Mon Nov 17 13:21:30 1997 --- COWART
I'm trying to find out the history of the Cowart family. Any info would be helpful.

Jim Hicks Tue Nov 25 11:04:52 1997 --- SHEARS
Sarah Maria Shears was born 7 July 1866 at Clio Plantation, Livingston Parrish; died 4 Nov, 1866; parents: Ellen Flynn Shears and George Shears

Sheri Anderson Tue Nov 25 19:33:42 1997 --- GARTMAN, HOOVER, STAFFORD
GARTMAN, HOOVER, STAFFORD: I am looking for information on the following people: John Miledge GARTMAN (b. unk., d. 5-26-1888) and unidentifed wife # 1. Children of marriage # 1: Ellen J. Gartman, b. 11-9-1846; Angelina Gartman, b. 2-11-1849; ___ Alex Gartman, b. 7-4-1851. John Milledge GARTMAN's second marriage was to Ann HOOVER (b. 8-11-1819, d. 1888, m. 6-10-1857). Children of marriage # 2: Fannie ___ Gartman, b. 4-25-1853; William D. Gartman, b. 8-9-1854; Joseph Gartman, b. 2-20-1856; Nancy A. Gartman, b. 3-28-1860; Charlotta L. Gartman, b. 2-29-1860; and John Millage Gartman, b. 3-13- 1854. John Millage Gartman was born in Livingston Parish. Would like to confirm that Ellender Jane Gartman (b. 11-9-1846, d. 10- 1919 in Walker LA) and Angelina Gartman (b. 2-11-1849, d. 5-25-1890) who were both married to Hiram F.STAFFORD were children of this John Miledge GARTMAN and the unknown first wife. Would like to find first wife's identity, if possible. Would also like to know more about Ann Hoover and the Gartman's life in Livingston Parish. Would also like to know why John Millage Gartman (the son) came to Texas and why he refused to acknowledge his own family during his adult life. Any information would be greatly appreciated. I am also willing to provide information on the descendants of John Millage GARTMAN in return.

Michelle M. Reyes Thu Dec 4 17:56:42 1997 --- MILLET, CAMBRE, BRIGNAC
Researching MILLET, CAMBRE, and BRIGNAC families. Looking for information on Felice Evelina MILLET and Marcelin CAMBRE; George MILLET and Marguerite VICKNER; and Marie Felicite MILLET and Antoine BRIGNAC. These families settled around or in French Settlement, LA. Would like to have more information on these families and sources to complete this branch of the Millet descendants I'm working on. Thank-you.

Morace C. Duncan Sat Dec 6 14:41:05 1997 --- McDONALD
My grandfather, SYLVESTER SIMMS McDONALD b. 1872 Otts Mill La. d. 1939 Dole, Livingston Parrish, La. buried in Red Oak Cemetery. He married GENEVA MARGARET STARKEY b. March 13, 1897, Springfield, La. d. October 30, 1973, Dole, La. I am looking for any information on S.S. McDonald. I have a name of Sarah Elizabeth as his mother.

Bertrand K. Macpherson Tue Dec 9 13:20:18 1997--- BOWMAN , OPDENWEYERS
My ancestors in Livingston Parish were the BOWMANS and the OPDENWEYERS. Calvin Bowman Sr. had 17 children through three marriages. He is buried in French Settlement. One of his sons, Calvin Jr., owned a sawmill and was postmaster and Justice of the Peace in Poley. My grandmother, Julia Catherine OPDENWEYER, was born in Bayou Barbary. Her mother, Alzada Jane Bowman was born in 1846 in East Feliciana Parish, but she lived with her second husband, Andrew M. DAVIDSON, near Springfield in Livingston Parish, from 1879 to 1882. The Bowmans lived in several towns in Livingston Parish. Margaret Rosalie Bowman Palmer researched her family tree for many years. She lived in Denham Springs. If anyone has any data on these Bowmans or Opdenweyer, I would like to hear from you.

Chrstine M. Fields Thu Dec 11 19:09:44 1997 --- BELL/FONG
BELL/FONG 1890's I am searching for a Cantonese (Chinese) family that changed its name from FONG to BELL. Particularly SOO FONG a.ka. JOSEPH BELL. He had approximately 16 children.

Richard John Vohsberg Sat Dec 13 14:32:15 1997 --- BRISTER, EFFERSON,
Please provide any missing vital information, i.e., dates & places of: birth, christening, marriage, children's vital information, divorce, death, and military service for the following Livingston Parish lines: Mary Emiline Efferson, pob 23 JAN 1845 m. Rufus Allen Hopkins pob 24 MAR 1844, Livingston P. Mary Emiline's place of birth (pob), date and place of marriage (dom & pom), date of death (dod), place of death (pod), burial site (bs) are unknown. Other marriages, if any, of Mary E. or Rufas A.,are unknown. Elizabeth Brister (mother of Mary Emiline Efferson), pob 07 DEC 1810, Bogue Chitto MS, pod Springfield, Livingston P., m. 22 DEC 1825, Lawrence Co. MS to George Efferson, pob 10 JAN 1803, Indian Nations, GA., dod 17 MAR 1876. Note: George and Elizabeth had two daughters, Julia and Mary Alice, pob MS, prior to settling on Hog Branch, Livingston P., by 1829 where 14 to 16 other children were born (14 names and birth dates known). Elizabeth's dod is unknown. Elizabeth and George's pom, i.e. town, church, etc., is unknown. George's pob, i.e. town or county, pod, and bs are unknown. Other marriages, if any, of Elizabeth or George are unknown. First Name Unknown (FNU) Brister, (father of Elizabeth Brister) pob unknown (possibly in Yazoo or Pike or Lawrence or surrounding counties in MS). Unknown dob, dod, pod, and bs. Other marriages, if any, of Elizabeth's father are unknown. FNU [Possibly "Betsey"] and Maiden Name Unknown of mother of Elizabeth Brister. "Betsey" either 100% or 50% (Choctaw?) Indian. Unkn

Ted T Taylor Tue Dec 16 03:42:10 1997 ---- SPEAR, WEST
SPEAR WEST I m looking for gggparents Peyton "Paden" Hillary SPEAR & his wife Lavinia BRELAND SPEAR of Springfield,LA. Daughter Sarah SPEAR b:1837 m [1]Claiborne C RUSHING m: [2] George WEST. after 1860. his 2nd marriage. had Augusta Isabella West 1866-1869--3 yr ol. George SPEAR abt 1840-?m; abt 1865 Lucinda RUSHING 1841-1871. had Charles D SPEAR 1865 Pike co MS

Denese McIntyre Bass Wed Dec 17 16:29:06 1997 --- McINTYRE
William McIntyre b1892 in Livingston Parish, LA


Post or View Current Queries

Back to Livingston Parish Homepage