Monthly Archives: January 2013

Lone Star and Providence Plantations – Pierre Sauve

Pierre Sauve Plantation’s, Lone Star and Providence, were seized during the Civil War from some time period in October of 1863 until October 1865. Mr. Sauve was a sugar planter. It was said that Pierre Sauve was loyal to the … Continue reading

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Snow at La Petite Versailles, St. James Parish Louisiana 1852

Valcour Aime’s dairy is a treasure trove of weather information. On January 13, 1852  he recorded 5 to 12 inches of snow on the ground. Read more about plantations in this family here. I searched extreme records for this date, … Continue reading

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Louisiana Google+ / – ?

Well, I’ve decided to join Google+ but I’m still trying to adjust.  I have enjoyed it this evening and have found a few more Louisiana genealogy bloggers to add to the list! Prairie Creole – http://creolecajun.blogspot.com/Graham Southern Roots and Shoots … Continue reading

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AHA Meeting

“Please note that on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 11:00 am, Director of Special Collections, Bruce Boyd Raeburn will serve as chair and commenter for a session titled, “Beyond Bordellos: Race, Sex and Jazz in Turn-of-the-Century New Orleans.” — Tulane University … Continue reading

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New Louisiana Genealogy Blogs – Well Maybe…

Loookie lookie here!  So sorry that I missed these blogs debut from last year! But have no fear I’ve added them to the list of Louisiana Genealogy Blogs.  Enjoy! GENCOM – Genealogy Computer Society of North Louisiana at Shreveport *Growing … Continue reading

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Antoine-Simon Le Page du Pratz’s Louisiana

Why would one wait fifteen years to publish a book about Louisiana? Antoine-Simon Le Page du Pratz had to cover alot of ground at that time! Still. It is curious that he would wait such a long time to publish … Continue reading

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Sadie Belle Prothro – Campti High School Natchitoches Parish

I love finding things like this! Found in GenForum Louisiana – http://genforum.genealogy.com/la/messages/18653.html “I have the original high school invitation for Sadie Belle Prothro (one of 10 graduates) graduation from Campti High School (in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana) on May 24, 1912. … Continue reading

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