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Results 1 - 20 of 78 for "Louisiana" in Genealogy

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

    Saturday Aug 20 | 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Aug 17 | 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.

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

    Sunday Aug 14 | 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 ...

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

    Thursday Aug 11 | 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 ...

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

    Saturday Aug 6 | 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) ...

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

    Tuesday Aug 2 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Cousinconnect.com

    ... 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.

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

    Tuesday Aug 2 | 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.

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  9. An Acadian pilgrimage of discovery: Former Grand Pr guide travels to FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Cape Breton Post

    ... families from Canard sent to Virginia, then England, across the channel to France, followed by resettlement in Louisiana. Others were recruited by an entrepreneur on the Channel island of Jersey to fish out of Gaspe and Cheticamp. For all the people ...

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  10. a Georgetown University confronts its history with slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | CBS News

    ... and alumni are grappling with how to confront that history, reports CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller. In Louisiana, Cheryllyn Branche and her older brother, John, have lost their family history twice; once, when Hurricane Katrina washed away ...

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  11. Black History Month events at New Orleans Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | WWOZ

    ... her chat. On Saturday, February 27, the Main Library will host two genealogy workshops in conjunction with the Louisiana Division/City Archives. The first session, "Introduction to AfricanAmerican Genealogy Research" (10:30a-12p) will be led by Greg ...

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  12. The woman who discovered Georgetown University's priests sold her Catholic slave ancestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... The first two described sales. Her ancestors had been sold, she learned, from one slave master to the next, across Louisiana in the mid-1800s. The next document enumerated an inventory of slaves belonging to one of them. The last document was the ...

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  13. Georgetown's priests sold her Catholic ancestors. Then she found out in an unexpected way.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... The first two described sales. Her ancestors had been sold, she learned, from one slave master to the next, across Louisiana in the mid-1800s. The next document enumerated an inventory of slaves belonging to one of them. The last document was the ...

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  14. Moving to make amends, Georgetown president meets with descendants of slaves in SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... in Maryland that had helped to finance the college's operations, were uprooted and shipped to plantations in Louisiana. A working group assembled by DeGioia in September has been considering whether the university should apologize for profiting from ...

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  15. Genealogy Query - BRUNO : ONEAL : ONEILL : SALADINORead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Cousinconnect.com

    My name is Jan Holt. I am searching for any birth relatives. I was born 2-24-60 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and adopted thru Sellers Baptist Home and Adoption Center in New Orleans, La.

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  16. Genealogy Query - SHAW : SIMMS : SIMSRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | Cousinconnect.com

    ... thers name is Terry Donald Shaw. My mothers name is Sandra Kay Simms or sims, I was born at Fort Polk army base in Louisiana. Someone out there has to know that I exist. Someone has to know about where I came from. Can anyone help me find myself

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  17. a A million questionsa from descendants of slaves sold to aid Georgetown UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Post and Courier

    ... were among those slaves, who had labored on Jesuit plantations in Maryland before being sold to new owners in Louisiana. With the help of Judy Riffel, a genealogist hired by the Georgetown Memory Project, a group dedicated to supporting and ...

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  18. Genealogy Query - DAVIS : TAYLORRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Cousinconnect.com

    Birth name is Davis. I'm a Black female born in 1966 to a young woman from Louisiana who moved to California where I was born in January.

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  19. EXCLUSIVE: How 'Roots' Cast and Creators Doubled Down on Authenticity for RemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | ETonline

    While the original Roots miniseries swept the nation with its realistic depiction of slavery in America, the upcoming remake takes it a step further as ET found out on the set. "This ground is sacred because it is alive with the blood of our ancestors," executive producer LeVar Burton told ET's Kevin Frazier on location in Vacherie, Louisiana.

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  20. Remaking 'Roots' for a New Generation -- and Being a Catalyst for ConversationRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | ETonline

    ... Burton, the original Kinte and now a co-executive producer of the remake, tells ET during a visit to the set in Louisiana, adding that the country's legacy of racism "hasn't gone away." For executive producer Mark Wolper, whose father, David, ...

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