Monthly Archives: December 2010

Where is Ocatahoola Parish? Harrisburg, Ocatahoola parish is mentioned in the above 1832 title:A new universal gazetteer:containing a description of the principal nations, empires, kingdoms, states … of the known world .. (Google eBook)Front CoverRichard Brookes, John Marshall0 ReviewsPrinted for W. W. Reed … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about the weather…. My favorite part….. “It seldom has more than one day of freeze during the year and its winter temperature averages fifty-eight. It has more hours of sunshine than any city of the North or West, and for nine months … Continue reading

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How to submit a cemetery report

How to submit a cemetery report If you have found a cemetery that is NOT listed with the Louisiana Cemetery Board as an ACTIVE cemetery and that contains graves 50 years of age or older, and is unkept, abandoned or … Continue reading

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NEW Louisiana Genealogy Blogs

Lation Family – Cargill Salt MinePinta Family of Alabama & LouisianaSouthwest Louisiana Genealogy – Miller

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Mail Planes II

First mail airplane 1925. First mail airplane to arrive from New Orleans sitting on an airfield. Image of a mail airplane, the first to arrive from New Orleans, sitting on an airfield in Chicago, Illinois. A crowd is standing in … Continue reading

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Updated: Louisiana Surnames – Louisiana Researchers

Whoa!  I get a surprise everytime I look at the list. It’s up to eight pages now and still growing……  I’ve freshened up the website to match the blog. You can check out the Louisiana Surname – Louisiana Researchers here.

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Louisiana mailboat 1975

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