Re TOBE BREWSTER son of Alexander Brewster I am the great grand- daughter of TOBE Brewster and Regina Mayfield of Lincoln Parish. He had three brothers: Futch, Cosmo, and William. I know Futch's family, have communicated with Cosmo's grand-daughter, but know nothing at all about William. His parents are listed as... more
Hello, I am trying to find source information for Joseph Dubroc I (sometime referred to as Joseph Dubroc Sr). It's my understanding he is the forefather for the Dubroc's in Avoyelles Parish. The information I have suggests he was born around 1730 in France. Any additional information is very helpful and much... more
We are looking for any information on a Bess Burns from Pollock, Grant, LA. All we have is an old picture of her. No date, the other information, is she was the cousin to Annie Blockman. Would like to share information on this special person.
Searching for George Robuson, Naturalized in New Orleans 1844. George was belived to be an indentured servant from Germany. Born 1820 Holstein Germany. Sailed from Alsace Lorraine 1829, age 9. George died 1883 in Petaluma, CA. Any information appreciated.
I have been searching a while for John Colson, married to Angelina Perot from Natchitoches/Campti area. He was born around 1826, I think. I have been trying to find any information on him and his ancestry with no luck. He is my daughter's gr-greatgrandfather paternally, and I hope to find more on him and his lineage... more
I am pleased to announce the publication of my latest book "Louisiana's Jewish Immigrants from the Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France" It contains biographies of 638 immigrants to Louisiana who left from places in the Bas-Rhin, Alsace, such as Strasbourg, Haguenau, Hoenheim, Harskirchen, Rothbach, Ingwiller, Brumath,... more
The genealogy market really does need a free place for people to hold and store family information. Most users are just not willing to spend the $20 a month that many genealogy sites want to charge just to have a place hold their information. Many people start a family tree on one of these sites and then stop the... more
My grandmother was born in 1905 in Simms. Her name was Kathleen Louella Harrell. Her parents were William Marion Harrell and Carrie Leona Mitchell Harrell. Does anyone have any information on these families?
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The Ark-La-Tex Genealogical Association will host an all day seminar on Saturday August 9, 2014. Featured speaker will be Kelvin Meyers, professional genealogist and lecturer. His lectures will include: (1) Plowing Through the Land Records to Find Your Ancestor; (2) Tax Records or Why did Scarlett Make A Dress of Her... more
Looking for info on Batistine/Baptistine Bailly and Innocent Bailly; sisters born in 1858 and 1859 from St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana. Batistine's 1st marriage was to a Florian/Florial Desroche from St John Parish, 2nd marriage to a Legaux(?), 3rd marriage to my great grandfather, Augustin Deroche. Their son... more
I am looking for information regarding Ben Sadler (Reverend Ben Sadler) raised in or around East Feliciana Parish in the mid-late 1800's. One record states he was born in White Castle but everywhere we have looked for him has gone cold. We supposedly was raised by the Pool/Turner family near Ethel/Slaughter area. Also ... more
Hello all, I was hoping that you could assist me with getting some information on my maternal grandfather? His name was William J(Joseph) Barnes (he may have been a junior, we're not sure) and he was born August 16, 1916 in New Orleans. I have no information on his biological parents, except that his mother's first... more
Ark-La-Tex Genealogical Association will host an all day seminar on August 10, 2013. Event will be held at the Broadmoor United Methodist Church (Pearce Activity Hall), 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport. Featured speaker is John Sellers. Topics are: (1) Researching Your Ancestor's Plot of Dirt: Adventures of Courthouse... more
Researching my paternal GGgrandmother, Eliza Boubede. Born July 1842 or 43 in LA. She listed her father's birthplace as France & mother's as VA. She married Mazarine Carper from New Castle VA and their 1st baby was born 1857 in LA, leading me to believe they were married in LA. They moved to Baltimore,MD about 1859.... more
I am trying to find information on GREEN FREEMAN JENKINS, born in Ga. in 1825, married DINAH JANE POULAN (1833-1916) in Bienville Parish, La in 1851, and died there in 1868. I am particulary looking for the cemetery in which he was buried and any information about his parents.