Author Archives: Louisiana Genealogy Admin

About Louisiana Genealogy Admin

I manage several RootsWeb mailing lists and message boards, support Louisiana Cemetery Preservation, am a former Louisiana and Mississippi librarian, have been researching genealogy of my family since 1988, and write and promote several blogs supporting either Louisiana genealogy or Louisiana cemeteries.

Lone Star and Providence Plantations – Pierre Sauve

Pierre Sauve Plantation’s, Lone Star and Providence, were seized during the Civil War from some time period in October of 1863 until October 1865. Mr. Sauve was a sugar planter. It was said that Pierre Sauve was loyal to the … Continue reading

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Snow at La Petite Versailles, St. James Parish Louisiana 1852

Valcour Aime’s dairy is a treasure trove of weather information. On January 13, 1852  he recorded 5 to 12 inches of snow on the ground. Read more about plantations in this family here. I searched extreme records for this date, … Continue reading

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Louisiana Google+ / – ?

Well, I’ve decided to join Google+ but I’m still trying to adjust.  I have enjoyed it this evening and have found a few more Louisiana genealogy bloggers to add to the list! Prairie Creole – http://creolecajun.blogspot.com/Graham Southern Roots and Shoots … Continue reading

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AHA Meeting

“Please note that on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 11:00 am, Director of Special Collections, Bruce Boyd Raeburn will serve as chair and commenter for a session titled, “Beyond Bordellos: Race, Sex and Jazz in Turn-of-the-Century New Orleans.” – Tulane University … Continue reading

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New Louisiana Genealogy Blogs – Well Maybe…

Loookie lookie here!  So sorry that I missed these blogs debut from last year! But have no fear I’ve added them to the list of Louisiana Genealogy Blogs.  Enjoy! GENCOM – Genealogy Computer Society of North Louisiana at Shreveport *Growing … Continue reading

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Antoine-Simon Le Page du Pratz’s Louisiana

Why would one wait fifteen years to publish a book about Louisiana? Antoine-Simon Le Page du Pratz had to cover alot of ground at that time! Still. It is curious that he would wait such a long time to publish … Continue reading

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Sadie Belle Prothro – Campti High School Natchitoches Parish

I love finding things like this! Found in GenForum Louisiana – http://genforum.genealogy.com/la/messages/18653.html “I have the original high school invitation for Sadie Belle Prothro (one of 10 graduates) graduation from Campti High School (in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana) on May 24, 1912. … Continue reading

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