Rene, I have a James Andre Himel [Hymel] born May 28, 1879 in Terreborne Parish, Louisiana, son of Alfred Joseph Himel, born Apr 16, 1842 in Thibodeaux, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, married Palmira Elizabeth Roddy Aug. 11, 1869 in Terreborne Parish, La. Palmira E. Roddy born Apr. 14, 1851 in Terreborne Parish, La., died Apr. 8, 1929 Houma, La. Terreborne Parish, La. Is this your ancestor? Hope this helps.
Bobbie Hymel Wade