Monthly Archives: December 2010

Where is Ocatahoola Parish?

http://books.google.com/books?id=KFE_AAAAYAAJ&lpg=PA367&ots=3HB7Z-VSik&dq=Ocatahoola%20parish%20Louisiana&pg=PA367&output=embed Harrisburg, Ocatahoola parish is mentioned in the above 1832 title:A new universal gazetteer:containing a description of the principal nations, empires, kingdoms, states … of the known world .. (Google eBook)Front CoverRichard Brookes, John Marshall0 ReviewsPrinted for W. W. Reed … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about the weather….

http://books.google.com/books?id=Q60UAAAAYAAJ&dq=Louisiana%20sunshine%20history&pg=PA75&output=embed My favorite part….. “It seldom has more than one day of freeze during the year and its winter temperature averages fifty-eight. It has more hours of sunshine than any city of the North or West, and for nine months … Continue reading

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How to submit a cemetery report

How to submit a cemetery report If you have found a cemetery that is NOT listed with the Louisiana Cemetery Board as an ACTIVE cemetery and that contains graves 50 years of age or older, and is unkept, abandoned or … Continue reading

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NEW Louisiana Genealogy Blogs

Lation Family – Cargill Salt MinePinta Family of Alabama & LouisianaSouthwest Louisiana Genealogy – Miller

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Mail Planes II

First mail airplane 1925. First mail airplane to arrive from New Orleans sitting on an airfield. Image of a mail airplane, the first to arrive from New Orleans, sitting on an airfield in Chicago, Illinois. A crowd is standing in … Continue reading

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Updated: Louisiana Surnames – Louisiana Researchers

Whoa!  I get a surprise everytime I look at the list. It’s up to eight pages now and still growing……  I’ve freshened up the website to match the blog. You can check out the Louisiana Surname – Louisiana Researchers here. http://louisiana.webng.com/surnames.html

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Louisiana mailboat 1975

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Pearl River Highest since 1874

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=WV8mAAAAIBAJ&sjid=BwEGAAAAIBAJ&dq=louisiana&pg=4916%2C3929057

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Suffrage Louisiana Senate 1920

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Merry Christmas

I will be busy preparing desserts and making preparations for our Christmas dinner and as I am cooking, I keep in mind all of those years spent as a child in grandmothers kitchen. And as I keep stirring the sweet … Continue reading

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