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Louisiana Genealogy Blogs - Help create links to other genealogy blogs in Louisiana! If you have a Louisiana genealogy blog, please send me a link. You can find links to other genealogy blogs from a variety of sources below this blog. There are links to news stories about genealogy in Louisiana (when that Google thing works - tx Google!) and genealogy tags from Word Press, Louisiana posts from Cousin Connect, and posts from the genealogy community at Live Journal. You may also find other networking websites linking here interested in genealogy and a whole slew of other genealogy blogs. Most of the Louisiana Parishes RootsWeb mailing lists are found linked to the left. I have found these to be the most helpful. Maybe, you will, too.

Let me know if I can be of any assistance to you. Feel free to post to the forum or the Louisiana Surname - Louisiana Researchers list and if you're feeling rather adventurous, you can join the Yahoo!Group, too. I try to update the surname list on a monthly basis. You can read the entire four and one half pages of the Louisiana Surnames Louisiana Researchers list here. And if that is giving you trouble (it does sometimes), go here.

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Washington Parish 1850 Census On-line

Washington Parish, Louisiana 1850 Census is now on-line thanks to Mae and Doug Davis' transcription efforts. The website offers a search engine for all transcriptions available at the USGenWeb Census Project at the bottom of the page.


There is also a website at the National Archives that offers tips and clues from Census records for genealogy taken from an essay, "Clues in Census Records, 1850-1920," The Record, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1998): 26-27

What I found the most interesting at the website was how to make your own microfilm reader. Check this link out! It is amazing. "...The flashlight is pushed through one of the holes and secured to the side of the milk carton..."

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