Monthly Archives: March 2011

Chatah-Ima – Like a Chocktaw – Louisiana’s bard

1813-1887Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette, an ecclesiastic of the Roman Catholic Church, was of European and American parentage; his father, Dominique Rouquette, was French, and his mother, Louise Cousin, was a native of Louisiana. He was born in New Orleans, and received … Continue reading

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What’s new in North Louisiana?

The North Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society had a meeting back on March 14th.  I’m catching up on the Prune Picker blog, written by Chuck Monson. He has posted some lovely photos of Dogwood trees in bloom.  I am jealous … Continue reading

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Finding your roots – St. Alphonsus Church – ROOTS XX

From West Bank Genealogy Society Yahoo Group: The Friends of St. Alphonsus is sponsoring ROOTS XX, on Saturday, March 26, 2011, atSt. Alphonsus Church, site of St. Alphonsus Art & Cultural Center, 2025 Constance Street,New Orleans in the Irish Channel, … Continue reading

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New Louisiana genealogy blog

Stalking dead people – Bethany Harrison, Central Louisiana“Welcome to my new blog site, Stalking Dead People, where I will attempt to take you along into my journey into the past – be it a genealogical journey of an individual person … Continue reading

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Tremoulet House and Latrobe

Henry S. Bonneval Latrobe was the son of Henry Benjamin Latrobe.  Henry Benjamin Latrobe was the architect of  the White House and many other famous structures.  Henry S. Bonneval Latrobe died of yellow fever in New Orleans in 1817, three … Continue reading

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Schools in every Louisiana township’s 16th section – May 20, 1826

Louisiana Schools in every townships’ 16th Section ordered by Congress in 1826.How many schools are actually appearing at the same locations today? Samuel Lockhart, of Concordia parish, owned land in “WASHITA” parish in 1829 that included section 16. Louisiana Libraries … Continue reading

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Terrebonne Genealogical Society Meeting

Terrebonne Genealogical Society – The Society meets on the last Saturday of each month at 1 P.M. at the Terrebonne Parish Library – Main Branch, 151 Civic Center Blvd.

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GACHGS Meeting

GACHGS MeetingTuesday March 22, 20117:00 pm – 9:00 pmLocation: St. John the Baptist Parish Library, 2920 Hwy 51, Laplace, LA

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>LOS ISLEñOS HERITAGE & CULTURAL SOCIETY

>PRESS RELEASE Los Isleños Heritage and Cultural Society will celebrate its 35th annual Isleños Festival March 19-20, 2011 on the grounds of Los Isleños Museum Complex, 1345-1357 Bayou Road in St. Bernard Village. The Isleño Historic Village, situated in the … Continue reading

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1891 and 1870 Grant and Carroll Parish and Natchitoches

US Congressional Serial Set 1891 – In this title I read that C. C. Dunn was a plantation owner in Grant Parish. However, in the 1870 Census Christopher C. Dunn is noted to be a Dry Goods Merchant. Further reading … Continue reading

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