75 Louisiana books from LSU press & Louisiana genealogy books

Spring 2011 Catalog – LSU PRESS

 More Louisiana genealogy books from groups:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NOGDCR/message/10985

55 must have books when researching Louisiana genealogy from NOGDCR:

1. Historic Jefferson Parish from Shore to Shore – Betsy Swanson

2. Old Families of Louisiana – Arthur &Kernion

3. The Trudeaus of Louisiana &related families – Dr. M. J. Trudeau

4. Africans in Colonial Louisiana – Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

5. Southwest Louisiana Records — Rev. Hebert

6. The Road to Louisiana — The Saint Domingue Refugees — 1792-1809 –
Brasseaux and Conrad

7. The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana —
Kniffen, Gregory and Stokes

8. Creole Families of New Orleans — King

9. Social Control in Slave Plantation Societies, Hall

10. Moreau De St. Mary’s American Journey 1793-1798 –
Roberts and Roberts

11. Blue Coat or Powdered Wig — Free People of Color in Pre-Revolutionary
Saint Domingue — King

12. The Louisiana Native Guards — The Black Military Experience During
the Civil War — Hollandsworth

13. Slavery, the Civil Law, and the Supreme Court of Louisiana — Schafer

14. Bounded Lives, Bounded Places — Kimberly Hangar

15. White by Definition — Virginia Dominguez

16. Auzenne, Donato, Frilot, Lemelle, Meullion —
Conrad Auzenne revision forthcoming

17. Creoles of Color in the Bayou Country — Brasseaux, Fontenot, Oubre

18. Creoles of Color of the Gulf South – James H. Dormon editor

19. The Free People of Color of New Orleans – Mary Gehman
http://www.margaretmedia.com/

20. Kaskaskia Under The French Regime by Natalia Maree Belting

21. Voodoo Queen by Martha Ward

22. Henriette Delille, Servant of Slaves; Witness To The Poor –
Cyprian Davis, O.S. B.

23. Degrees Of Freedom by Rebecca J. Scott

24. The Forgotten People by Gary B. Mills

25. Our People and Our History – Desdunes

26. The Louisiana Native Guards – Hollandsworth

27. New Orleans Architecture series – Toledano All volumes ?
Definitely Cemeteries III, The Creole Faubourgs IV &
Esplanade Ridge V

28. Revolution, Romanticism, and the Afro-Creole Protest Tradition
in Louisiana, 1718-1868 – Bell

29. Old Mobile Fort Louis La Louisiane 1702-1711 — Jay Higginbotham

30. Slaves Without Masters – Ira Berlin

31. A Black Patriot and a White Priest – Stephen J. Ochs, PhD

32. A History of French Louisiana Vol 5, The Company of the Indies — Giraud

33. Spaniards, Planters and Slaves — Gilbert C Din

34. Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Series, History of Louisiana IX “African
Experience”

35. Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Series, History of Louisiana I “Louisiana

Experience”

36. Storyville, New Orleans….Al Rose

37. Memories of the Old Plantation Home &A Creole Family Album..Laura Locoul
Gore, Commentary by Norman Sand Marmillion

38. New Orleans…Bethany Ewald Bultman

39. Fabulous New Orleans…Lyle Saxon

40. Creole New Orleans-Race and Americanization…Edited by Arnold R. Hirsch
and Joseph Logsdon

41. Gumbo Ya-Ya-Folktales of Louisiana.Compiled by Lyle Saxon

42. The Picayune Creole Cookbook

43. Old Creole Days…George W. Cable

45. Decuir: Early Creole Family of Louisiana – Julie Eshelman-Lee
http://www.creolewest.com

46. Mammon and Manon in Early New Orleans, The First Slave Society in the
Deep South – Thomas N. Ingersoll

47. A History: Women and New Orleans – Mary Gehman
http://www.margaretmedia.com/

48. From Porche to Labatut, Two Centuries on the Pointe Coupee Coast
Brian Costello

49. Beautiful Crescent: A History of New Orleans by Garvey & Widmer

50. Fortier”s History of Louisiana Vol.I French Domination 1512-1768
Alcee Fortier

51. Fortier”s History of Louisiana Vol.II Spanish Domination 1769-1803

52. New Orleans: Then and Now, Campanella & Campenella

53. History of Louisiana French Domination Vol. I Charles Gayarre

54. The Pirates Laffite-The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf
William C. Davis

55. The History of Louisiana – Francois Xavier Martin

More books:

1. Historic Jefferson Parish from Shore to Shore – Betsy Swanson
2. Old Families of Louisiana – Arthur & Kernion
3. The Trudeaus of Louisiana & related families – Dr. M. J. Trudeau
4. Africans in Colonial Louisiana – Gwendolyn Midlo Hall
5. Southwest Louisiana Records — Rev. Hebert
6. The Road to Louisiana — The Saint Domingue Refugees —
1792-1809 —
Brasseauz and Conrad
7. The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana — Kniffen, Gregory and
Stokes\
8. Creole Families of New Orleans — King
9. Social Control in Slave Plantation Societies, Hall
10. Moreau De St. Mary’s American Journay 1793-1798 — Roberts and Roberts
11. Blue Coat or Powdered Wig — Free People of Color in Pre-Revolutionary Saint Domingue — King
12. The Louisiana Native Guards — The Black Military Experience
During the Civil War — Hollandsworth
13. Slavery, the Civil Law, and the Supreme Court of Louisiana — Schafer
14. Slaves Without Masters — Berlin
15. A Black Patriot and a White Priest — Ochs
16. New People — Williamson
17. The Forgotten People — Mills
18. Creoles of Color in The Bayou Country — Brasseaux, Fontenot, Oubre

Louisiana Books We Own

General

“THE FONTENOT FAMILY 1600-1903: A Genealogical Study of the Descendants of JEAN LOUIS FONTENOT dit COLIN and LOUISE ANGELIQUE HENRY.” The Evangeline Genealogical and Historical Society, Wise Publications, Printers – Publishers, 809 East Napoleon St., Sulphur, LA 70063.
“SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA RECORDS – CD.” HEBERT PUBLICATIONS – Father Donald J. Hebert’s work. CHURCH AND CIVIL RECORDS FIRST PUBLISHED IN BOOK FROM IN VOLS 1-31 AND NOW ON A FULLY SEARCHABLE DATABASE FORMAT (of the following DIOCESES: PRESENT-DAY LAFAYETTE DIOCESE AND LAKE CHARLES DIOCESE, INCLUDED IN THE FOLLOWING CIVIL PARISHES: ST. MARTIN, ST. LANDRY, ST. MARY, VERMILLION, ACADIA, LAFAYETTE, EVANGELINE, CAMERON, CALCASIEU, BEAUREGARD, JEFFERSON-DAVIS, ALLEN.
“World War II and Korean Veterans Speaking from the Heart, vols 1-4.” Patsy K Barber, Bayou Boeuf Publishing, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2005 Description: Verbatim interivews of 500 veterans from every theater and every branch of service. Some are from states other than Louisiana.

Ascencion Parish

“An Attempt to Re-Assemble the Old Settlers in Family Groups.” Sidney Marchand, Claitors Book Store, 1965. Early records on the settlers of Ascencion Parish, LA. Everything from marriages to real estate transactions. 

Assumption Parish

“DIOCESE OF BATON ROUGE CATHOLIC CHURCH RECORDS.” DIOCESE OF BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA. I own all 22 Volumes (from 1707-1748 IN ACADIA) and (1722-1900 IN LOUISIANA. These are sacramental records containing, births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials in the Diocese of Baton Rouge which includes, Ascension, Assumption, E. Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Pointe Coupee Parishes. 

Caldwell Parish

“Caldwell Parish in Slices: Biographies.” H. Ted Woods; Claitor’s Publishing Division, 1983. “continuing a Brief History of Caldwell Parish, La. 1838-1971”. It contains information on many of the early settlers in Caldwell Parish. 

Lafourche Parish

“SOUTH LOUISIANA RECORDS.” Rev. Donald J. Hebert. I own Vols 1-6 (1794 to 1880) and Vols 9-12 (1891 to 1903 + some mixed records from 1904-1920). LAFOURCHE AND TERREBONNE PARISHES, Louisiana Sacramental Records Plus some civil records, such as succession, renunciations, etc. 

Lincoln Parish

“Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Marriage Records 1873-1901.” Willie Huffman Farley, J & W Enterprises, 1987. Lincoln Parish was created in 1873 and taken from Bienville, Claiborne, Jackson and Union Parishes. This index lists bride, groom, date of marriage, and book and page number of marriage license. Note: this is an INDEX for the years 1873-1901 only.

Natchitoches Parish

“Biographical Historical Memoirs-Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.” Donna Rachal Mills, Mills Historical Press, 1985. Contains many stories with information like who held public offices, etc.  “Catholic Natchitoches 1729-1803.” Elizabeth Shown Mills; Polyanthos, Inc.; 1977. A transcription of Catholic church records of marriages and births in Natchitoches Parish, LA from 1729-1803.
“The Natchitoches Cemeteries.” Lucille Keater Prud’homme and Fern B. Christensen; Polyanthos, Inc.; 1977. Cemetery listings transcribed.
“Natchitoches Church Marriages 1818-1850.” Elizabeth Shown Mills; Mills Historical Press; 1985. Record of Catholic marriages in Natchitoches Parish, LA from 1818-1850.
“Red River Parish: Our Heritage.” The Red River Parish Heritage Society, 1989. A book that greatly details family histories as well as history of local events of Red River Parish, LA, as well as Natchitoches Parish, LA (Red River Parish was Natchitoches Parish prior to 1873). Many individuals are contained within.

Orleans Parish

“Archdiocese of New Orleans Sacramental Records.” New Orleans Archdiocese of New Orleans Description: I OWN VOLS 3 & 4, (1772 to 1790) and possibly receiving VOL 5 for Christmas Gift 2008. SACRAMENTAL RECORDS OF ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS includes the following Civil Parishes: ORLEANS, ST CHARLES (VERY LIMITED AS MOST WERE DESTROYED IN FIRE), ST JOHN THE BAPTIST.  “Index of New Orleans Confirmations 1789-1841.” Rev. Donald J. HŽbert. Taken from St. Louis Catherdal Archives. This is just an index of the “First Book of Confirmations of this Parish of St. Louis of New Orleans, containing folios from the beginning up to the present” as transcribed by Alice Daly Forsyth.
L B Landry Sr High School yearbook, 1973 & 1974.

Rapides Parish

“Above the Falls and Historic Cotile.” Patsy K Barber, Bayou Boeuf Publishing, 1995. Western Rapides Parish, Central Louisiana, 500 pages, photos, bibliography, illustrations. 1765 to 1945. Plantation and hill country (farming and timber).  “Three Pioneer Rapides Families: A Genealogy.” Stafford, George Mason Graham. Baton Rouge: Claitor’s Publishing, 1946. Includes information on three pioneer families. The Robert family, the Tanner family and the Pearce family.

Red River Parish

“Red River Parish: Our Heritage.” The Red River Parish Heritage Society, 1989. A book that greatly details family histories as well as history of local events of Red River Parish, LA, as well as Natchitoches Parish, LA (Red River Parish was Natchitoches Parish prior to 1873). Many individuals are contained within. 

Sabine Parish

“Many, LA: Reflections of Our Town.” Shannon Clements, Sweet Dreams Publishing Co., 1999. An extensive look at the history of Many, Louisiana as well as Sabine Parish, Louisiana. 

St. Charles Parish

“Archdiocese of New Orleans Sacramental Records.” New Orleans Archdiocese of New Orleans Description: I OWN VOLS 3 & 4, (1772 to 1790) and possibly receiving VOL 5 for Christmas Gift 2008. SACRAMENTAL RECORDS OF ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS includes the following Civil Parishes: ORLEANS, ST CHARLES (VERY LIMITED AS MOST WERE DESTROYED IN FIRE), ST JOHN THE BAPTIST.  “German Coast Families, European Origins and Settlement in Colonial Louisiana.” Albert J. Robichaux, Jr. Part 1: Historical Background of the German Coast. Part 2: German Cost Families (Alphabetical Listing of families with documents of their European Origins, immigration and early Louisiana Settlement. Part 3: Appendices.

St. John the Baptist Parish

“Archdiocese of New Orleans Sacramental Records.” New Orleans Archdiocese of New Orleans Description: I OWN VOLS 3 & 4, (1772 to 1790) and possibly receiving VOL 5 for Christmas Gift 2008. SACRAMENTAL RECORDS OF ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS includes the following Civil Parishes: ORLEANS, ST CHARLES (VERY LIMITED AS MOST WERE DESTROYED IN FIRE), ST JOHN THE BAPTIST.  “German Coast Families, European Origins and Settlement in Colonial Louisiana.” Albert J. Robichaux, Jr. Part 1: Historical Background of the German Coast. Part 2: German Cost Families (Alphabetical Listing of families with documents of their European Origins, immigration and early Louisiana Settlement. Part 3: Appendices.

St. Tammany Parish

“Cemeteries of St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana (Vol. 1 & 2).” Doris Martin Holden (Self published) 1979 and 1980. Indexed by surname. 

Terrebonne Parish

“SOUTH LOUISIANA RECORDS.” Rev. Donald J. Hebert. I own Vols 1-6 (1794 to 1880) and Vols 9-12 (1891 to 1903 + some mixed records from 1904-1920). LAFOURCHE AND TERREBONNE PARISHES, Louisiana Sacramental Records Plus some civil records, such as succession, renunciations, etc. 

West Carroll Parish

“Between the Rivers: A West Carroll Chronicle.” Florence Stewart McKoin; Claitor’s Publishing Division, Baton Rouge, LA; 1971; Copyrighted. Out of print local history of early 1900s in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana in narrative format. Author has made attempt to overview historical and pre-historical past of the area. Includes references to early parish land records (1810-1870) and early church and school records. Primary value: no other work to date contains this information. Includes information collected from area families with narratives. NO INDEX. Arranged by topic: Pre-history; Early records (1800-1900); Early schools; Family tales; Churches; etc. 

Winn Parish

“Briley’s Memorial History & Cemetery Directory of Winn Parish, Louisiana.” Richard Briley 111, reprinted 1998 by Richards Printing. A listing of most of the cemeteries in Winn Parish, Louisiana.  See also the Winn Parish GenWeb project’s 

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