Monthly Archives: August 2010

Louisiana history

Today in 1893 – Huey P. Long was born. Here is a biography online. And here is an excerpt from a newspaper found online. Today is Huey Long’s Birthday August 30th. – From a 1973 edition available on NewspaperArchive.com LSU … Continue reading

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Louisiana societies and online groups and registers

AdopteeConnect.com has a listing of a little over 1990 querys about adoptions in Louisiana. There is also a Yahoo group, Louisiana Adoption Advocates. Genealogy Society Meetings LaBauve Genealogy has published info concerning St. Bernard Parish Genealogy Society meetings that are … Continue reading

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Family – a definition best left alone

Would you argue about the definition of a family? In genealogy, I have found that there are some confusing aspects to the definition. Do you include divorced family members, for instance? How about adopted or legal family members? It is … Continue reading

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Louisiana Civil War Blog

Louisiana History and Civil War blog : Louisiana in the Civil War

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Facebook querys

Facebook querys are all the rage. I enjoy being able to answer a few and even when I can’t find an answer I enjoy the research. Someone recently had a question about the BRUNO family in Lincoln Parish. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Terry Thornton

Mr. Thornton was an inspiration, a gentleman and a scholar. I am proud to have known him. I am sad to get this news today. But you know what?, Mr. Thornton has picked out a beautiful site to be remembered … Continue reading

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