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The Old House at the edge of Crooked Bayou Swamp Built/Homesteaded circa 1892 John Wesley and Sarah Lyles Wagnon

The Memoirs of Pearl Iles Stockwell

My MaMa, Pearl Stockwell Iles, with her son Bill Iles, at the Old House.
My MaMa, Pearl Stockwell Iles, with her son Bill Iles, at the Old House.

 

These are the memoirs of my grandmother, Pearl Stockwell Iles.

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Overview of the life of Pearl Iles

 

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Preface by Bill Iles

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MaMa Pearl and her family. Her parents, Effie Davis and Gus Stockwell. Back row: Letha Reynolds, Pearl Iles, Tommy Stockwell, J.C. Stockwell, Jeri Hill.
MaMa Pearl and her family. Her parents, Effie Davis and Gus Stockwell. Back row: Letha Reynolds, Pearl Iles, Tommy Stockwell, J.C. Stockwell, Jeri Hill.   Marvin Stockwell is not pictured.

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Theodosia Wagnon (on right) with her sister Louise Wagnon (left) and their mother (seated) Sarah Lyles Wagnon. Circa 1910 at Dry Creek "Old House."
Theodosia Wagnon (on right) with her sister Louise Wagnon (left) and their mother (seated) Sarah Lyles Wagnon. Circa 1910 at Dry Creek “Old House.”

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19th Century Louisiana Loggers on Calcasieu River .
19th Century Louisiana Loggers on Calcasieu River .

 

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Doten, playing fiddle, with her son Lloyd Iles on "handsaw" and grandaughter Margie Nell on the piano. Dry Creek Old House circa 1950
Doten, playing fiddle, with her son Lloyd Iles on “handsaw” and granddaughter Margie Nell on the piano. Dry Creek Old House circa 1950

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Pa and Doten
“Pa” and “Doten” My great grandparents, Frank and Theodosia (Wagnon) Iles. Circa 1963 at their 111 Bon Ami home in DeRidder, Louisiana,

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"The Old House" Bill Iles pen and ink circa 1963
“The Old House” Bill Iles pen and ink circa 1963

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I write to have influence and impact through well-told stories of my Louisiana and African sojourn.

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