Monthly Archives: September 2010

On this day…..

In 1973 singer Jim Croce was killed in an airplane accident at Natchitoches, Louisiana. From URLMore from GenDisaster  Prior to 1946 listing of plane wrecks from the US Coast Guard:http://www.check-six.com/lib/Coast_Guard_Aviation_Casualties.htm Navy Flight 86 Disappearance:http://www.check-six.com/Coast_Guard/5_June_1942_PBY_Disappears.htmSee also previous post for information about … Continue reading

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My Memories of Cheniere au Tigre

If you haven’t already, please read the newest edition of Damon Veach, Cajuns, Creoles, Pirates and Planters. It is there that you will find the title, My Memories of Cheniere au Tigre, by Zoe Lynch.

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UL Lafayette Special Collections – Genealogy

The University of Lafayette offers several genealogy collections that include: No.   COLLECTION 2 Voorhies Family Papers 3 Watson Family Papers 7 Paul Debaillon Collection 8 Givens and Hopkins Families Papers 12 Joel Fletcher Papers 13 Rees Family 22 DeClouet … Continue reading

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American Museum of Natural History – Louisiana

AMNH Object: EARRING [50 / 3800] I just visited the online digital collections of the American Museum of Natural History and I’ve found some very beautiful objects, too, like Louisiana Native baskets and this silver earring. The museum offers several … Continue reading

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Genealogical Research Society of New Orleans

Gen. Research Soc. of N.O.Monday September 20, 20107:30 pm – 9:30 pmLocation: Whitney Bank, 1441 Metairie Rd., Metairie, LA Notes:Questions or information members have or would like to present.Also information and discussion about the genealogical seminar sponsored by the New … Continue reading

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Weekly Search Report louisiana.webng.com

         Top 5 Keywords         —————From: Sun Sep 12 00:00:00 PDT 2010  To: Sun Sep 19 00:00:00 PDT 2010(Not including common words such as “the”)         Count   Keyword        —–   ——-      … Continue reading

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A couple hundred years of good thoughts – a revival

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88064555/1877-11-17/ed-1/seq-2/ We could all use a few of these good thoughts.  Most newspapers today rarely publish such things.  This was refreshing to read from 1877. Somethings don’t change!

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Passenger Manifest, Confederate Applications, Louisiana Secretary of State

The Louisiana Secretary of State has a website about the Louisiana Archives Research and Passenger Manifests.  Please visit and read more about those arriving in Louisiana in 1851 and their posted FAQ. Confederate Applications may also be searched here . … Continue reading

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Gee, I thought I was getting old but…….

Gee, I thought I was getting old. Compared to the Old Ursuline Convent, which is circa 1752 per some documents about the building  and estb. 1727 as an organization to educate women in other documents, I am a young whipper … Continue reading

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Acadian history presentation at Terrebonne Main Library

Leryes Usie will give a slide-show presentation titled “Acadian History, Culture, and Deportation from Acadia to Louisiana” at 6 p.m. Sept. 23. The event will be in the large meeting room at the Terrebonne Parish Main Library, 151 Library Drive, … Continue reading

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