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Dear Readers,

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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Friday, February 4, 2011

Genealogy 101 at LALGS

 From the LALGS list:

Members of the Lafayette Genealogical Society,

This is to remind you of our Genealogy 101 First Saturday of the month get-together on February 5, 2011 at the South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA. We'll meet at 9:30 A.M. in the Meeting Room with coffee and donuts. Earl Gates will give members a presentation on "The Latest Technology for Genealogists." Areas to be covered will be split screen computing using your genealogy program along with searching online sites, hand held scanners, and internet sites to help find those elusive ancestors.

Another reminder: This Friday evening, February 4, 2011 at 7 P.M. on NBC television the second season of "Who Do You Think You Are?" will begin. [View here.]This is a series depicting genealogical research of several selected TV, musical, or movie personalities and the methods used to locate some of their surprising ancestors. Tune in!

The exhibit, "Louisiana on the Eve of the Civil War," will be extended until the end of February. If you missed our group viewing of this exhibit it is still on display in the Louisiana Room of the Dupre Library on the UL at Lafayette campus, 400 E. St.Mary Blvd. in Lafayette, LA. You may want to call to check library hours of operation.

Any member that has not paid their dues or anyone interested in supporting the Lafayette Genealogical Society will be able to pay their dues of $20.00 for 2011 on Saturday, February 5th.

Make plans now for our society's tour of the Monlezun home in Lake Arthur, LA on Wednesday, February 23, 2011. Mrs. Bernadette Monlezun-Ponton had spoken to us in November about her family's collection of heritage memorabilia and their effort to gather, preserve, sustain, and make relevant their family's history. At the homesite she will demonstrate how their family has organized their history and how it might benefit our family story. We will be there at 9:30 A.M. and the tour will last about 1 1/2 hrs. There is also Nott's Corner Restaurant in Lake Arthur where we might have lunch . The title of the tour is "An Arthur Avenue Heritage Tour." Bernadette says the coffee will be on! If you would like a ride please let me know.

And one last reminder: Your one piece of paper for our annual " Les Memoirs de Lafayette" should list the surnames you are researching. A committee, as yet unnamed, will organize a section for the CD. Thanks.

Until Saturday morning hoping to see YOU there!

Brenda Fuselier, President
Lafayette Genealogy Society

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