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William Major FRIDAY
Rachel Lucinda LINDSEY
Simmie Ann STRONG
Husband:  William Major FRIDAY
Birth:  31 Oct 1827, Tuscaloosa Co., AL
Death:  29 Feb 1916, Chestnut, Natchitoches Par., LA
Disposition:  buried Chestnut Cemetery, LA
Father:  Thomas FRIDAY
Mother:  Elizabeth BROWN
Marriage-1:  1854, Henderson Co., TX
Wife-1:  Rachel Lucinda LINDSEY
Birth:  1835, Tuscaloosa Co., AL
Death:  1865, Nachitoches Par., LA
Disposition:  buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Creston, Nachitoches Par., LA
Father:  Archibald LINDSEY (1807-1857/8)
Mother:  Mary BROWN (1805-1858)
Marriage-2:  7 Jan 1869, Natchitoches Par., LA
Wife-2:  Simeon / Sinean / Simmian / Simmie Ann / Annie / Ann [STRONG?]
Birth (according to census):  1825-30, GA
Birth said to be:  14 Oct 1828 or 1829, Clarke Co., GA
Death said to be:  31 Oct 1911, Campti, Nachitoches Par. LA
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m1. Thomas P. THOMPSON

Father said to be:  Charles Robert STRONG (1786-1845)
Mother said to be:  Elizabeth MARABLE / MAREABLE (1795- )

Children with Rachel LINDSEY:
1.  George Thomas "Tom" FRIDAY, b. 2 Feb 1856, Canton, Van Zant Co., TX 
2.  Hinnus?/Ninnus? FRIDAY, b. 1858/9, LA
3.  Robert G. FRIDAY, b. 8 May 1863; d. 11 Sep 1949, Natchitoches Par., LA
4.  John E. FRIDAY, b. 13 Jan 1865; d. 15 Feb 1924, Natchitoches Par., LA
Children with Annie born in Natchitoches Par., LA:
5.  Lucinda "Lucy" FRIDAY, b. 1869; d. 1900
6.  Harmon Griffith/Griffin "Cujo" FRIDAY, b. 22 Jan 1870; d. 5 Nov 1951, Natchitoches Par., LA
7.  Druscilla "Drussie" FRIDAY, b. aft. 1870; d.s.p. bef. 1880
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, Alabama, Louisianna, Texas


1a.  D.L. Murray & N.R. Murray.  1995.  Marriage Index: AL, GA, SC, 1641-1944.  Salt Lake City, UT (Broderbund CD-3):  not found.

1b.  D.L. Murray & N.R. Murray.  1995.  Marriage Index: Louisiana, 1718-1925 (Broderbund CD-1):  not found.

1c.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1995.  Marriage Index: AR, CA, IA, LA, MN, MO, OR, TX, 1728-1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-227):  not found.

1d.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
William Major FRIDAY; Death: 1900
Marriage: 1854, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Spouse: Lucinda LINDSEY; Death: 1904
Source: patron submission
William W. FRIDAY
Birth: 1833, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Death: 1924
Marriage: 07 Jan 1869, Nat,,, Louisiana
Spouse: Simmie Ann Strong
Birth: 14 Oct 1827, Clarke, Georgia; Death: 31 Oct 1911
Source: patron submission

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #5 of 12):  Township 14, Range 8 East, Attala Co., MS, Roll M432_368, p. 163A, 1077/1079, enumerated 24 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Elisabeth Friday 36 F   Farmer 30 Tennessee
George T    " 22 M       Alabama
Major       " 16 M       Do
Lucinda     " 15 F       Do
Rebecca     " 13 F       Do
Mary        " 12 F       Do
Robert      "  9 M       Do
Sarah       "  6 F       Mississi
Laura       "  4 F       Do
Elizabeth is our subject's widowed mother.  Listed next to Arch LINDSAY (45, GA) with wife, Mary (45, TN), and daughter Lucinda (15, AL), whom our subject later married.

3.  1860 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #26 of 184):  Natichitoches P.O., Natchitoches Par., LA, Roll M653_414, p. 452, PN 26, 201/201, enumerated 31 Aug 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
William Friday 27 M   Farm Laborer   200 Ala
Lucinda   " 23 F         Ala
Thomas    "  4 M         Texas
H         "  1 M         La
Listed next to widow S. A. THOMPSON, whom William would later marry.

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #16 of 26):  Coushatta Chute P.O., Ward 2, Natchitoches Par., LA, Roll M593_518, p. 327B, PN 16, 110/118, enumerated 6 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Friday Wm S 38 M W Farmer     Mississippi
______ Annie 34 F W Keeping house     Louisiana
______ Ninnus? 12 M W       Louisiana
______ Robert G  6 M W       Louisiana
______ John E  5 M W       Louisiana
Thompson Bradd 14 M W       Louisiana
________ James G 12 M W       Louisiana
________ Molline 17 F W       Louisiana
________ Dunice? 11 F W       Louisiana
________ Lcinda?  1 F W       Louisiana
Where is son, George Thomas?  And It appears the enumerator erred and the youngest child should be surnamed FRIDAY.

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4 of 45):  Ward 2, Natchitoches Par., LA, Roll T9_457, p. 592D, PN 4, SD 2, Ed 32, enumerated 2 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 19 20 22 23 24 25 26
32 32 Fridy William W M 51     / Farmer         Ala    
    _____ Sinean W F 50 Wife   / House Keeping         Ga Va Va
    _____ Robert W M 18 Son /   Farm hand / / / / La Ala  
    _____ John W M 17 Son /   Farm hand / / / / La Ala  
    _____ Lucy W F 11 Dau /   Farm Hand       / La Ala Ga
    _____ Griffin W M  9 Son /             La Ala Ga
Listed next to [George] Thomas & Clara (THOMPSON) FRIDAY.

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

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