Re: joseph eugene ransdell anyone have info
The information below is excerpted from the book "The Alstons and Allstons of North and South Carolina" (author not known)
John Hickman Ransdell, d. November 27, 1869 m. Amanda Louise Terrell on February 20, 1844.Amanda Louise Terrell was born June 10, 1819.John Hickman Ransdell was her second husband, James Anderson Crawford was her first.John Hickman Ransdell noted in the book as "a wealthy sugar planter in Rapides (LA).
Children of John Hickman Ransdell and Amanda Louise Terrell were:
1.James Hunter Ransdell b. December 17, 1844, md. February 20,1878 Martha Jane Lovelace
2.Martha Louise Ransdell b. September 14, 1846, md June 7, 1870 R. P. Hunter. Children were:Robert Alexander Hunter, John Ransdell Hunter, Sarah Jane Hunter, Mary Stella Hunter, Martha Louise Hunter, Amanda Louisa Hunter, and Nellie N. Hunter.
3.Emily Terrell Ransdell, b. October 23, 1848, m. March 1, 1870 Thomas F. Montgomery.They had five sons and two daughters.
4.John Ransdell, b. October 6, 1850, d. March 15, 1875.
5.Holcott Terrell Ransdell, b. December 5, 1852, d. 1869.
6.Christopher Loyola Ransdell b. June 1, 1855.Md. Cordelia B. Hoey.They had one living son named John Hoey b. August 21, 1891
7.Joseph Eugene Ransdell, b. October 17, 1858.Md. Olive J. Powell.Joseph was U. S. Senator from Louisiana
8.Mary Isabella Ransdell, b. October 19, 1860 d. September 8, 1875
9.Francis Xavier Ransdell b. February 11, 1862 md. Kate Bruce Davis, one child Katie Bruce Ransdell b. September 14, 1892.