Monthly Archives: February 2011

>Magnetism 335 Bourbon Street – Madame Alluard

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>New Orleans Apple Pie in 1866

> The Daily Southern Star – Feb 9, 1866 John Johnnson knocked an applestand into pie. 

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>Gosset and Johnson Plantation

> In searching through Google Newspapers, an article appeared about a plantation that I had never heard of, Gosset Plantation.  The excerpt first found appears at the bottom.    Search in the BLM GLO records for Gossett does not list an … Continue reading

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>Runaway slave once belonged to Valcour Aime

> Michael Hait has written about the genealogical importance or value of runaway slave advertisements, which is what this post references.  You may read his article here. You may also find a Plantation diary for Aime Valcour here.  The diary … Continue reading

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>Lippincott’s pronouncing gazetteer 1850 Louisiana

>In 1850 Louisiana had 141,243 white males in the population of Louisiana. 114,248 females; 7, 481 free colored males; 9,981 free colored females; 125,874 male slaves; 118,935 female slaves. 419, 824 representative population in 1850. The free population was divided … Continue reading

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>Jefferson Davis, Betsy Young, and The New Liberty Bell 1881

>1881 Warsaw Daily Times September 6th Image from URL with more on the bell’s history.  From the newspaper article: “In the bell is a key that was sent as the key to the great jail of ancient Venice and used … Continue reading

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>Superior Council Records of the Government of Louisiana being digitized

>I submitted my 500th post this week on the Louisiana Genealogy Blog. This blog has been a joy to me. Learning and reading more of Louisiana’s diverse and multi-faceted history has been rewarding. I’ve fixed a broken link to the … Continue reading

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