The Family of Leander Metoyer & Juan Hernandez

 

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Juan Hernandez & Son, John Hernandez

Came to US as a Wetback. Married Leander Metoyer on Cane River. He worked on the Railroad as foreman of the Extra Gang. So, he & his family lived in Boxcar for many years traveling & working across Texas & Louisiana. They had two children Josephine & John. They also had a white adopted son, "Joe," That we all called Chummy.