Monthly Archives: April 2010

In my mail bag: Bananna Bayou, Books, and Meetings

What’s new in the louisianagenealogisphere: Posted on the LAVERNON RootsWeb mailing list:Strother Re-union 2010 It is STROTHER REUNION time again for the DEACENDANTS of the 1840-1850′s RAPIDES PARISH STROTHERSthe REUNION will be SATURDAY APRIL 24 2010 in the COMMUNITY CENTER … Continue reading

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Louisiana and the language of French, Cajun, and Creole

Dictionary of Louisiana FrenchSenior editor Albert Valdmanassociate editor Kevin J. Rottetwith assistant editors Richard Guidryand Thomas A. Klinglerand Amanda LaFleurand Tamara Lindnerand Michael D. Piconeand Dominique Ryonwith assistant editors Barry Jean Ancelethttp://www.upress.state.ms.us/books/1227 Louisiana Creole is not to be confused with … Continue reading

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We knew she rocked…

“Two of America’s pop-culture icons — music superstar Madonna and TV powerhouse Ellen DeGeneres — are distant cousins with Canadian roots……the two women are 11th cousins with a common “10th great-grandfather” — Martin Aucoin of France — whose daughters emigrated … Continue reading

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