Monthly Archives: May 2010

Memorial Day 2010

Friendship Cemetery – Lowndes County, Columbus, Mississippi Among the articles I have read today concerning Memorial Day, a few stand out. New Gravesites underway for Port Hudson Cemetery Jon Meacham: The Price of Forgetting Soldiers’ Sacrifices – Newsweek Aging veterans … Continue reading

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Louisiana surname groups on Facebook and more

There are many surname groups on Facebook in Louisiana. If you have friended me on Facebook, you can see the list. The following surnames appear: SAMKNOWLESEARHARTNORMANDGUIDRYVUELMANS MUES and COFFERSFUSELIER de la CLARETRAHAN ROBICHEAUXGOUDEAUCAVANEAUGH I have also found a Friends of … Continue reading

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Louisiana genealogy blog reading enjoyable

I browsed a few Louisiana genealogy blogger’s blogs this morning. It was quite enjoyable. A few of my blog listings need to be updated. I stopped in at Family Friends and Neighbors, a St. Charles Parish blog, and had a … Continue reading

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Louisiana Genealogy, Surnames and Research

You are invited!  The new website, Louisiana Genealogy, Surnames and Research, [URL is a collaborative group effort.  Over 200 researchers have listed their surnames on the list and have been selected to collaborate. Each researcher is encouraged to create … Continue reading

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Which Live Oak Plantation is which?

EOGN announced the release of photos of Bonnie and Clyde on their 76th death day anniversary from The Portal to Texas History. Tips to Research Military Ancestors on Memorial DayBloggers announced that WorldVitalRecords is offering free access until June to … Continue reading

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GACHGS meeting

This reminder was in the WestBankGenealogySociety Yahoo Group: Title: GACHGS meeting Date: Tuesday May 25, 2010Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pmLocation: St. John the Baptist Parish Library, 2920 Hwy 51, LaPlace, LANotes: Speaker: Emory C. WebreTopic: The Education of Freedpeople … Continue reading

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My Google Profile and Shared Items

Here is a link, if anyone is interested, in my shared items from my Google Reader and here is my Google Profile with all of my associated links.

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Online Workshop

I found this in my Google Alerts. It was a welcome surprise.Louisiana Genealogy Workshop Series Online Class by Christophe Landry Subject: Louisiana Creole Meets on: Next on Saturday Jun 5 at 1:00 PM (view full schedule) Sessions: (4) 120 min … Continue reading

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R.I.P Gloria Mayfield

I was very sorry to hear of the passing of Gloria Mayfield. She will be missed. Gloria was the coordinator of the following parish sites: Jefferson Davis, Sabine, and Vernon parishes and also hosted photographs and transcriptions for Louisiana cemeteries. … Continue reading

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Jewish cemetery, U.S. Grant’s Papers, A Freedom Tweet, USGenWeb’s New Census Records

It was awful to read about the desecration over the weekend at one of Lousiana’s historic Jewish cemeteries. I caught the news today from a Shreveport Times article and a heads up from Tracing the Tribe. NARA will be celebrating … Continue reading

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