Sidney and Annie Saunders Part III

Annie Saunders had now lost her husband and son.  She was inconsolable.  Rumors that Sidney and Annie were never married were still active among Monroe society.  When Sidney’s brothers and sisters demanded proof of their marriage, Annie was so distraught that they understood her to say they were married in New Orleans.  When the marriage … Continue reading Sidney and Annie Saunders Part III

Sidney and Annie Saunders Part II

            Annie was born to the union of Alfred N. and Catherine Livingston in Bastrop around the year 1852.  One of the rumors was that Annie was of mixed race.  From census records, her father Alfred was from a very well-respected family in Georgia and Catherine, called “Kate”, was an Irish immigrant.  The couple had … Continue reading Sidney and Annie Saunders Part II

Sidney and Annie Saunders Part I

I wrote about Sidney and Annie over three issues of Louisiana Road Trips Magazine in 2012. I put most everything I knew about Sidney and Annie Saunders in those articles. They are two of the most fascinating characters in Ouachita Parish history! Back in March, 2007, I wrote my very first Road Trips Article about … Continue reading Sidney and Annie Saunders Part I