Category Archives: St. James Parish

>Gosset and Johnson Plantation

> In searching through Google Newspapers, an article appeared about a plantation that I had never heard of, Gosset Plantation.  The excerpt first found appears at the bottom.    Search in the BLM GLO records for Gossett does not list an … Continue reading

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>Runaway slave once belonged to Valcour Aime

> Michael Hait has written about the genealogical importance or value of runaway slave advertisements, which is what this post references.  You may read his article here. You may also find a Plantation diary for Aime Valcour here.  The diary … Continue reading

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>The ducks sleeping place

>Cabaha-noce St James Parish Publications of the Louisiana Historical Society, Volumes 1-4 (Google eBook)Front CoverLouisiana Historical Society0 ReviewsLouisiana Historical Society, 1895 – History

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>"Land of Free Genealogy", a new banner

>The mailbag was full this morning with interesting reads. Here are a few of my picks from the mailbag. The LAGenWeb mailing list posted that there is a proposal and discussion about several new banners going up on RootsWeb USGenWeb … Continue reading

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