Monthly Archives: June 2010

Louisiana SAR contact

Sons of the American Revolution Louisiana State Society Genealogy Contact: Clifford Normand, Registrar15131 Championship DriveBaton Rouge, LA 70810Email: SAR Genealogy Assistant Edward E. Friloux, LouisianaExpertise: Louisiana and MississippiContact: EOGN:First African American in Georgia to be Inducted into National … Continue reading

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Manette LaVigne-Duberalde

From the Louisiana Genealogy Blog Forum Looking for information on Mrs. Manette LaVigne-Duberalde. She died circa 1848, her approximate age being 30 years. I’m speculating that she had brothers named Leon and Theodule LaVigne based on information from censuses taken … Continue reading

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Louisiana baseball at Pelican stadium – a history

This is fantastic! This story was posted in The Times Picayune by Nick Stillman, June 14, 2010. Preservationist hopes to have historical marker placed at site of Pelican Stadium. “Pelican Stadium was a cavernous baseball field (legend has it that … Continue reading

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Lucretia Brainerd and Almira Brainerd on Ancient Faces in Louisiana

There are many mysterious photos from Louisiana posted on Ancient Faces. There are at least 36 photos posted from Louisiana. One of those photos posted is of a Miss Almira Brainerd. The photo was found in Louisiana. More information from … Continue reading

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Google Reader preserves 404 blog posts

I’ve searched Google profiles this morning looking for all of those interested in genealogy and Louisiana. There are over 79 profiles, but very few of those profiles are actually filled out completely and have feeds to share. One kewl trick … Continue reading

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Fishing the Louisiana Archives

You can’t search the USGenWeb Louisiana Archives without finding an obit that lists fishing as a hobby. Here are a few archive examples that I have noted.  USGenWeb Louisiana Archives, “Catfish Slim” Manila Villiage on PBS -“These forlorn pilings sticking … Continue reading

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Louisiana fish camps and recreational dwellings in 1979

This is an excerpt and a chart from an 1979 article about recreational dwellings in Louisiana that is available online from the LSUAgCenter and Sea Grant. While it was intended as a reference about coastal Louisiana dwellings in 1979, it … Continue reading

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Sold to the highest bidder! A piece of history from Louisiana

This was in my news this morning from Antiques and the Arts Online:“A Civil War standout was an important Confederate flag for the Second Louisiana Cavalry, captured at Henderson, La., March 21, 1864, by William Ayers, second sergeant of Company … Continue reading

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NGS honors Creole Association

Another tidbit from my mailbag:The Louisiana Creole Research Association receives an honor in the UpFront with NGS blog.New links African American Registry FacebookCreole CenterCreole Center FacebookLouisiana AAG This was cross posted to WordPress when Blogger was down: Yahoo! Group Search … Continue reading

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Facebook genealogy groups vs. Yahoo genealogy groups

Yahoo! Group Search Working on Louisiana Genealogy Blog but Blogger is down :( Win some lose some. I can’t post this to blogger, yet, as Blogger is down. Yahoo! finally came through with the fix for the broken search group … Continue reading

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