Le Comite, three genealogy networking sites, and a hurricane wiki

Judy Riffel has posted this website URL from the LAORLEAN mailing list. Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiana had to cancel its September 14th meeting due to Hurricanes Gustav and Ike. I was unable to confirm this even late last week with its website at the Louisiana Archives. Le Comite’s pages would not appear and I was re-directed. This new URL offered the information that I had been looking for at the Archives.
Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane http://www.lecomite.org/index.html.

Evidently, this is a new website for Le Comite de Archives de la Louisiane. I posted to LAORLEAN the fact that I could not find the Le Comite website at the Louisiana Archives links from posts I had made earlier this year about April or so.

There were still 1/4 of Louisianians without power because of GUSTAV just before IKE decided to threaten. I hope that everyone is okay. There is a USGenWebbers hurricanecontact group, if you would like to join it or post that you are okay. Another helpful website would be The Hurricane Info Center Ning and Wiki. The Ning is for volunteers who are organizing the Wiki. The Wiki has many resourceful websites and phone numbers.

My Yahoo! Groups Surnames on Family Tree Circles

Surnames: Anderson Bast Beaver Beavers BEIBER Bollier Bond Bost Brangato Buchan Chadwick Choat Choate Clark Clermont Coffelt Coffield DeSoto Dorris Flores Foreman Gagne Goodhart GOODHEART Guerrero Hebert Hodgen Hodgens Hodgin Hodgins Howell Jeansonne Johnson Keel Keele Kell Kellar Keller La Fitte Lacobee Laffitte Lafitte Langford Lankford Latham Locaviche Long Maillieux Mayou Mayu Miller Morris POUN(S) Pound Pounds Prudhomme Quinterre Rambin Robleau Roblo Sanders Seitz Shadwick Shoat SITZ Smith St. Denis St. Denys Still TAGART Taggart TAGGERT Toups Vowell White Williams

Once upon a time I tested out Ancient Faces and created a Family Story. There were several Louisiana links available from the Ancient Faces link directory.

  • The Carroll Family – Grief Carroll was the first Carroll to come to Washington Parish, Louisiana. He served as a Confederate soldier in the Civil War.
  • Avoyelles Parish Surname Origins – A brief history of the major French surnames of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, many of them among the original European settlers of the French Lousiana Colony.
  • Cajuns – Cajun, Acadian, Creole and Louisiana genealogy,history and culture. Includes the Spanish period and the “Islenos” surnames.
  • I really enjoyed surfing Ancient Faces and looking for Louisiana related stories. I have added all of the surnames from my Yahoo! Group to my Ancient Faces profile and I am looking forward to seeing what Ancient Faces has to offer.

    Here are some of the surnames that are being researched:Anderson, Anderson, Bast, Beaver, Beavers, BEIBER, Bollier, Bond, Bost, Brangato, Buchan, Chadwick, Choat, Choate, Clark, Clermont, Coffelt, Coffield, DeSoto, Dorris, Flores, Foreman, Gagne, Goodhart, GOODHEART, Guerrero, Hebert, Hodgen, Hodgens, Hodgin, Hodgins, Howell, Jeansonne, Johnson, Keel, Keele, Kell, Kellar, Keller, La Fitte, Lacobee, Laffitte, Lafitte, Langford, Lankford, Latham, Locaviche, Long, Maillieux, Mayou, Mayu, Miller, Morris, POUN(S), Pound, Pounds, Prudhomme, Quinterre, Rambin, Robleau, Roblo, Sanders, Seitz, Shadwick, Shoat, SITZ, Smith, St. Denis, St. Denys, Still, TAGART, Taggart, TAGGERT, Toups, Vowell, White, Williams, Y’Barbo

    GeneaNet is helpful, too and will email you with recent updates on the surnames that you are researching.

    name : Hebert / region : LOU / country : USA View
    name : Anderson / region : LOU / country : USA View
    name : Johnson / region : LOU / country : USA View
    name : Prudhomme / region : LOU / country : USA View
    name : Sanders / region : LOU / country : USA View
    place : LOU / country : USA View

    These posts were in the Louisiana mail bag this morning.
    Leonard Weiss Britt and Caroline Agnes
    By randomguy37
    Britt was born in 1861 in Ascension Parish, Louisiana. She died in 1861 in Louisiana. Ann Harriet Britt was born in 1864 in Louisiana. She died on 2 Jan 1955 in Ascension Parish, Louisiana. Hiram Alexander Britt was born about 1866 in
    NH Genealogy – http://nhgenealogy.wordpress.com
    Little Woods, LA Train Wreck, Nov 1908
    By gendisasters
    Articles about the fatal train wreck near Little Woods, Louisiana in Mar 1907.
    GenDisasters … Genealogy in… – http://www3.gendisasters.com

    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.
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