Louisiana Societies update

From my mailbag:

This was a repost from months previous:
Winn Genealogical and Historical Association
I wanted to extend a invitation to anyone in all of the surrounding
Parishes to join the Winn Genealogical and Historical Association that is located in Winnfield, LA.

As part of your membership you receive a copy of our award winning
journal,the Legacies & Legends of Winn Parish, Louisiana, published in
April, August and December.

We’d love to publish public records, old newspaper transcriptions, cemetery censuses, or family histories from our border parishes not already covered by another genealogical society’s publication. You may email them to our editor, Peggy Beaubouef, at pcbjr@bellsouth.net

Our main purpose is to research, record, publish, and preserve genealogical and historical information about the people, places, and events in the history of Winn and neighboring parishes. We also seek to promote and further an understanding of genealogical research, emphasizing sound genealogical proof standards as well as proper documentation and source citation.

We are in the process of transcribing a cemetery at the moment, with plans to do more in the future.

Our meetings are held on the second floor of the Winn Parish Health Unit Building, located at 301 W. Main, back stair entrance across from the Winn Parish Library. We meet at 10:30 A.M. on the second Saturday of January, March, May, July, September and November.

If anyone would like more information you can contact us by snail mail or email.

Our email address is winngha@yahoo.com

With our mailing address being:

Winn Genealogical & Historical Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 1357
Winnfield, LA 71482-1357

Looking forward to hearing from you,

Delores Prince McFarland

Genealogical Research Society of New Orleans
Monday September 21, 2009
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Whitney Bank Metairie Branch meeting room, 1441 Metarie Road.

The speaker will be Irene Wainwright. Irene is well-known to those of us who research at the NO Public Library. She is one of the most knowledgeable and friendly librarians in the Louisiana Division/Special Collections. Her topic will be “Completion of the Obituary Index online Project.”

Northeast Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society
“…Two garage sales to benefit the Northeast Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society will be Saturday and Oct. 3 at 318 Timberwood Drive in Belle Meade subdivision off Joe White Road in Monroe.

Any items for donation can be dropped off at the location by Sept. 16. For more information, call 343-3372….”


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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