Category Archives: Orleans Parish

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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>New Orleans Apple Pie in 1866

> The Daily Southern Star – Feb 9, 1866 John Johnnson knocked an applestand into pie. 

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>John A. Amelung stockholder and President Fireman’s Charitable Association

>http://books.google.com/books?id=zAnvQKmXzLYC&lpg=PA139&ots=1yLwD9URJq&dq=John%20A.%20Amelung%20New%20Orleans%20Louisiana&pg=PA139&output=embedIs the young widow, Amelie Mercier, who married Judge Canonge the former wife of John A Amelung?  Not likely considering the dates, however, John Amelung is noted to have passed from an article in The New York Times in September … Continue reading

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>Louisiana Genealogisphere

>From my mailbag this morning: West Bank Genealogy Society Yahoo Group WBGS Membership MeetingSaturday May 23, 20091:00 pm – 3:00 pmLocation: Westwego Library, 635 4th St., Westwego, LA Notes:Speaker: Rita TongletTopic: Colonial Louisiana Research GENCOM – (Bossier and Caddo Parishes) … Continue reading

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>Legislation, Group and Parish updates

>Here’s what’s new in my Louisiana mailbag today. I’ve updated the surname list on the website and added the forum to the introduction to this blog today. There are several new files that have been added to the group. I … Continue reading

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>Presidential Memorial Certificates and Historic Mid City

>November 9 – 15th is National Veterans Awareness Week The Louisiana Dept. of Veteran Affairs maintains – Louisiana’s Fallen Heros – Gone but not forgotten. Please take a moment to visit this site and reflect. From http://www.va.gov/November 5, 2008 What … Continue reading

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>Louisiana genealogy

>Upcoming events on Louisiana Genealogy ConnectionsOct 14 TuesdayWest Monroe LibraryNortheast Louisiana Gen. & Hist. – John Sellers Jesse C. Adams and Harriet M.By isaacadams Florence Adams was born on 10 Oct 1864 in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana. She died in 1899 … Continue reading

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