The Louisiana Genealogisphere

Damon Veach has published a lovely article about Louisiana’s genealogy and genealogy found in little known books:

I’ll have to check my Yahoo Group to see if this on is on the list that gets posted once a month.

The Advocate now has a Twitter, I’d love to find Damon Veach on Twitter, but so far no luck.

GeneaBlogie’s, Craig Manson is researching ancestors in Louisiana. Read his post here about from which parishes and cities:

There is this sad post about the passing of an “Genealogy Angel” from LAORLEAN mailing list about her contributions to Louisiana genealogy and an obiturary link:

Irna Elizabeth Adams Centanni
CENTANNI Irna Elizabeth Adams Centanni entered into rest on Thursday, January 15, AD2009. Wife of the late Rosario Centanni. Mother of Roy Dominic Centanni and the late Gene Anthony Centanni, Sr. and Kenneth James Centanni. Grandmother of Jason Patrick Centanni and Gene Anthony Centanni, Jr. Great-grandmother of Sean Patrick Centanni, Aidan Gareth Centanni and Erik Liam Centanni. Daughter of the late Ernest Adams and Alexina Francoise Hotard. Sister of the late Joseph Adams, Frank Adams, Lilier Adams, Albert Adams, Stella Adams, Percy Adams, John Adams and Jane Adams Penney. Born October 8, 1918 in Lockport, LA, Lafourche Parish. Lifelong resident of New Orleans, LA and Chalmette, LA. Resident of Magnolia, Texas since 2005. Past active member of the New Orleans Genealogical Society and St. Bernard Parish Genealogical Research Society. Viewing and Rosary service will be held on Monday, January 19, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 24001 Aldine Westfield, Spring, Texas. Funeral Mass at St. Michael Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Entombment in Calvary Hill Mausoleum in Humble, Texas. Crespo Funeral Home – Navigation Chapel 2516 Navigation Blvd. Houston, Texas 77003 (713) 225-9567


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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