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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.

I would like to encourage other Louisiana genealogy bloggers to copy the profile I created from Blogger. It assists others in finding you in every parish in Louisiana! There are useful social tools like Add This at the bottom of the blog.

Thanks for stopping by!

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Schools in every Louisiana township's 16th section - May 20, 1826

Louisiana Schools in every townships' 16th Section ordered by Congress in 1826.
How many schools are actually appearing at the same locations today?

Samuel Lockhart, of Concordia parish, owned land in "WASHITA" parish in 1829 that included section 16.

Louisiana Libraries began with stock in the lottery.

UPDATE:  h/t Lora Peppers fB - Soloman W. Downs can be found on Find A Grave.
He served in the US Senate from 1847-1853.

Photo by Lora Peppers on 12/01/2004 took this photo of Soloman Downs gravesite for FAG and read this post  from 2009 about the Senator.

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