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Results 21 - 40 of 44 for "Louisiana" in Genealogy

  1. Sampling History: Pascagoula's Greenwood Cemetery tour set for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Mississippi Press

    ... Aimee Fusilier, (1817-1893, 1822-1901). Portrayed by Warren and Lynda Gautier. Chastant was a Civil War veteran, Louisiana sugar and rice farmer, and prominent Pascagoula landowner. James Ira Ford and Mary Elizabeth Foster, (1870-1936). Portrayed by ...


  2. Tylerite who will soon have 106th birthday remembers yesteryearRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... when her father became dissatisfied. He sent his two children across the state line to school in Trees City, Louisiana, on a horse - her brother in the saddle and Mrs. Andrews riding behind him. Later, Mrs. Andrews rode the horse by herself and ...


  3. Historical Hotel Gulfside has interesting historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 |

    ... last owner, John D. Deblieux, is listed in the 1910 census as the manager of a lumber mill in Iberville Parish, Louisiana. The fact that both John and his brother, Ivan, served as Waveland's postmaster at various times may account for the ...


  4. She took on the parish council at 10-years-oldaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Daily World

    ... still living. Carola Lillie Hartley, one of the program's founders and director of the Oldest Govenor's Mansion in Louisiana Foundation, which is sponsoring the hall of fame, said the committee that chose the women tried to pick a woman from each ...


  5. History hunt: A long search into the past brings a headstone to an 'unknown' soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Sept. 10. Ivy's great-great-granddaughters Sandy Gaddis of Meridian, left, and Sandy Reed, of Bayou Pigeon, Louisiana, are pictured on either side. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch Staff From left, Mike Shizak, Evan Riggs and Jessie Riggs are ...


  6. The Newest Smithsonian - With a Move-In-Day EnergyRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | The George Towner

    ... catch for the New York Giants, here a fragment of a slave ship, here the overpowering guard tower of a Louisiana prison, here a replica of a North Carolina lunch counter, where they appear to be serving screens and videos. It's hard to tell from the ...


  7. Around Mid City for Sept. 15, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center is showcasing "Louisiana Trees," part of its Swamp Fine Art Show Series, through Sept. 25. Cash prizes are awarded for the categories of Visitor Choice and Best in Theme.


  8. Upcoming fundraiser to help rebuild Old Gova .Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Daily World

    Upcoming fundraiser to help rebuild Old Gov. Mansion Upcoming fundraiser to help rebuild Old Govenor's Mansion Check out this story on Melanie Lee Lebouef, City of Opelousas tourism director, surveys the remains of the Governor's Mansion that was destroyed by an early morning fire Thursday. The Oldest Governor's Mansion in Louisiana Foundation will be having a fundraiser in November to support efforts to rebuild the Old Governor's Mansion in Opelousas, which burned down in mid-July.


  9. Help Preserve The Site And Legacy Of The Oldest African American Training School In The NationRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2016 | Mi2n

    ... for black students in the nation. Students from St. Tammany, Washington, East and West Feliciana Parishes, Louisiana and the state of Mississippi attended the school. Like Piney Wood Boarding School in Meridian, Mississippi. Tangipahoa Parish ...


  10. Spokane resident visits Georgetown as school acknowledges slave...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Bayonne-Johnson's great-great-great grandfather, Nace Butler, was among the 272 men, women and children sold to Louisiana plantations in an 1838 deal orchestrated by the Rev. Thomas Mulledy, shortly after his first tenure as president of the ...


  11. Georgetown University Unveils Plans to Address Past Ties to SlaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... educator. The recommendations came after DeGioia met earlier this year with descendants in Washington state and Louisiana, to which the slaves who were sold were transported from Jesuit farms in Maryland. "I think it will add to the necessary ... 2 comments

  12. Tangipahoa's senior librarian going strong at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... finish my college education and I did that," she said. For the next several years, the Johnsons moved about south Louisiana. Recalling her years in Bogalusa, she said that the huge paper mill was the lifeblood of the then bustling young city. "One ...


  13. Briefly in the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... or aged he has found while walking outdoors or exploring second-hand shops. Hamrick, an associate professor at Louisiana Tech University, will show tintype photographs, one of the oldest forms of photography, and artists' books celebrating ...


  14. DNA undermines David Duke's brand of separatismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Hill

    According to recent reports, an estimated 12 percent of European Americans in Louisiana have at least 1 percent African ancestry in their DNA. In the Southern States of this country, by most standards, this makes them African American.


  15. Roots and Branches: Secrets from the desk, Part VIRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... Township. He entered the service Oct. 14, 1941. He received his training at Fort Reily, Kansas, and Camp Polk, Louisiana. He went overseas in August of 1944. He lost his life on March 6th 1945 in Germany. He was a member of the 9th Armored ...


  16. The Sherman Museum issues statement amid budget concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | North Texas e-News

    ... the past two months, visitors have come from 18 states - Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. In ...


  17. Books: Events for the week of Aug. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... for more information. BOOK SIGNING: Noon, Barnes & Noble CitiPlace, 2590 CitiPlace Court. "Dark Bayou: Infamous Louisiana Homicides" by Alan G. Gauthreaux and D.G. Hippensteel. This collection chronicles bizarre homicides in Louisiana history. (225) ...


  18. Heart of Louisiana: Louisiana's White Sulpher SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    You've been hearing a lot about White Sulphur Springs for the past three weeks as the Saints get ready for football at the West Virginia resort, but Louisiana once had its own White Sulphur Springs resort. But that Lasalle Parish landmark is all but lost to time.


  19. Genealogy Query - BELL : CHILDRESS : FYFERead the original story

    Aug 2, 2016 |

    ... parents and were given no health history. I think maybe I was born in MS, but could have been a neighboring state. Louisiana? Arkansas? I am 5' 6", blue eyes, fair complexion, and auburn hair. My hair was blonde up until age 12.


  20. Around the Westside for Aug. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... ork in tracing their descendants. Riffel recently made national news when her research concluded that many current Louisiana residents share blood ties with the Georgetown slaves.