Category Archives: Jefferson Parish

>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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Death of a southern duelist Joseph Pepo Lluta / Llulla March 1888

See also Dueling Oaks .   Pepe owned St. Vincent de Paul cemetery where it is rumored he buried his victims.  Photos of Lulla and his tomb are here along with a local obituary notice. It is odd to note the … Continue reading

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>Socialism, communism, and capitolism in Louisiana

> I’m hearing the word “socialism” and “communism” more and more lately. It led me to a discovery from Louisiana Public Broadcasting. The photograph, hopefully loaded above, is of The Rice Ranch, in Elton, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. We all love … Continue reading

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>"Land of Free Genealogy", a new banner

>The mailbag was full this morning with interesting reads. Here are a few of my picks from the mailbag. The LAGenWeb mailing list posted that there is a proposal and discussion about several new banners going up on RootsWeb USGenWeb … Continue reading

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