Monthly Archives: November 2010

Washington Parish native Jesse Bankston 103, died Thanksgiving Day

Jesse Bankston dies at 103  read this at The Advocate Capitol News Bureau. He was involved in having Earl Long committed to a mental hospital and was born in Mount Hermon, Louisiana, Washington Parish.  Funeral services will be held at … Continue reading

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Veterans History Project – Free training

The Central Louisiana Red Cross will participate in the Library of Congress Veterans History Project which is launching with a free training from 1 – 5 p.m., on today, Nov. 30. Created by Congress in 2000, the Veterans History Project … Continue reading

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Louisiana Smiles on Smiley

In case you missed it in The Advocate, November 25th, 2010 because you were busy eating, cooking and socializing with your own family and friends Read – Smiley Anders.  If you are not familiar with Smiley, you should understand that … Continue reading

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Need a look up in a book

Alleman, Elise A. The Legend and History of Place-Names of Assumption Parish. Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Louisiana State University Thesis, 1936.v2/p239 Is there anyone who can do a look up in this book for NORWOOD CEMETERY, East Feliciana?  Looking for cemetery … Continue reading

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Query Via Facebook Post

I am looking for information on Thomas Mizell or Mysell born 1810 in TN. He died about 1876-79 in Beauregard parish. He was married to Mary Smith Browning at the time. She had kids from her previous marriage to Rube … Continue reading

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A #WHODAT Thanksgiving celebration

Thank you, Lord, for everything you have given, the good and the bad.  Thank you for the food, family, friends, health, Facebook, Twitter and genealogy and history that I enjoy. Thank you, Lord, for Saints football and #WHODAT and the … Continue reading

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Wreck of La Bellone mentioned in Louisiana historical quarterly vol 2 Google Books

The Louisiana historical quarterly vol 2 reports from the URL, page 195, that on April 11, 1725 there was a note of Summons to Witness in the Records of the Superior Council. I have NO idea what this means…BUT here … Continue reading

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