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notice of our 15th Williams Family Reunion? "Choctaw"
Bill brought us to the Florida Parishes in about 1810. There are many
descendants in the area.
The reunion will be held at the Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial Methodist Church
Family Life Center on Avenue B in Bogalusa, LA on June 9, 2001 from 10a.m. -
2 p.m. Bring your family and a potluck lunch.
Thanks, Fran jafra(a)i-55.com (Fran W. Harry)
I am looking for any information on the WHEAT surname. My mother was Sara
Ellen Wheat and she was born in St. Helena Parish.
Cathy Statham (Maiden name Catherine Walker)
My email address is <A HREF="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">astatham(a)cfl.rr.com</A>
Subj: Nehemiah Newman
Date: 5/7/01 11:22:22 AM Pacific Daylight Time
From: skwirl(a)att.net (Will Newman)
Reply-to: skwirl(a)att.net (Will Newman) <<<<<ReplyHere<<<<<<<<
Not a Member.
I am trying to find where my GGGGrandfather is buried. His name was Nehemiah
Newman. He moved from South Carolina
to Pike County,Ms.and may have lived in what is now St. Helena Parish. He
was married,first time to Mary Norman. I don't know if she died or they
divorced. They had about seven or eight children. He next married Mary Tate
Lindsey, who was first married to Isaac Lindsey,who died in early 1830's. I
am trying to find where they are buried so I can document it with
American Legion Hall
Services held: May 06, 2001
War Veteran Picture Memorial Wall
About 150 Pictures are displayed on the walls.
MORE can be added.
If you know of someone who is deceased and served in the
US Services from St. Helena Parish, we would be happy to receive
A picture to place on the wall. Name - Birth Date - Death Date - Service
Don W. Johnson
29087 Weston Hano Road
Holden, La., 70744-6222
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From: daniel.hill(a)rrc.state.tx.us (Daniel Hill)
. I am looking for relatives that may live in or around
Covington/Hammond. They would be the Hill family, a pastor that I think
would be named either Frank or Edwards. Apparently, he is a
brother/stepbrother of my late father and I've been looking for some time
of relative since 1984 with no results. Feel free to drop my email address
to any relative that might know of the John B. Hill, Sr. family from
Bogalusa and married into the Boyington family, Edward and Annie Boyington;
daughter Betty Lou Boyington (my mother). Thanks again for your help. Dan
The next regular meeting of the STGS is scheduled for 1:30 PM at the
Covington Library Meeting Room on Tuesday May 8, 2001. This meeting will be
dedicated to the review, discussion and vote on the new By-Laws and Dues
Proposals to be mailed to all members the before May 1st.
3.) The second annual Genealogy Night at the ERC (jointly sponsored by
the ERC,and the Washington & St. Tammany Parish Genealogical Societies) will
be held Tuesday, May 22, 2001 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. This is an open house
event for the purpose of introducing the ERC and genealogy to the St. Tammany
area residents. No presentations are planned, but genealogy society members
will be on hand to answer genealogy questions and demonstrate genealogy
software. No reservations are required, just stop by the ERC anytime between
5:30 and 8:00 PM.
The meetings of the Washington Parish Genealogical and Historical Society are
the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. We meet alternately at the
libraries in Bogalusa and in Franklinton. This month, on May 8, we will meet
in Franklinton. The library is at the corner of Free St. and Main St. next
to the Elementary School and across the street from the Junior High School.
Our speaker this month will be Mr. John Hunley who will be making a
presentation on the first submarine ever to be used by the US against an
enemy. This was the CSS H.L. Hunley, used by the South during the Civil War
against the Union ships.
Mr. Hunley was present last month when the old submarine was pulled from its
watery grave off the coast of the Carolinas. He has been researching the
Hunley family and the designer of the sub for 37 years. (The last will and
testament of the designer of the ship was located in the Covington, LA
library). Please inform any interested persons that they are cordially
invited to attend any of our meetings. S Smith