Imperial St. Landry Genealogy & Historical Society, will meet on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 10:00am. Guess Speaker: Neal Bertrand.
Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be Thursday, January 19, 2023 beginning at 6:00 p.m., Lafayette Public Library, Southside Branch, 6101 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA.
The Opelousas Museum and Interpretive Center is developing a project entitled “Still Rising: Free People of Color in St. Landry Parish from 1700 to the present.” St. Landry Parish had the largest number of Free People of Color in Louisiana, outside of New Orleans.
Lafayette Genealogical Society November Schedule
Meet the Archivist, a public event presented by the St. Landry Parish Clerk of Court Archives is set for Saturday, November 19, 2022, from 1pm to 4pm at the Delta Grand Theater in downtown Opelousas.
Bruce Muller, and wife Florence from Otsego, Michigan, near Kalamazoo, are trying to identify this photo from the past. Can you help?
The last name of a young slave girl sold and relocated to a Louisiana sugar plantation nearly 175 years ago has led a young New York-based digital news reporter to embrace and trace multiple generations of her own ancestral history.
Today, St. Landry Parish Clerk of Court (www.stlandry.org), the depository for a vast collection of primary historical documents, announced the appointment of Alex Lee as the Court’s new Archivist.
Imperial St. Landry Genealogical and Historical Society to meet on Friday, June 10 at Opelousas Library.
If you like history and genealogy, you will want to have a copy of this new book about St. Landry Parish and Southwest Louisiana families.
Imperial Genealogical and Historical Society to meet on Friday, Mat 13, 2022.
This third and final part of the series looks at other ways to help in researching family and community.
CAROLA LILLIE HARTLEYContributing Writer This week we continue with part two of Researching Local and Family History. Family Reunions A good way to get more information if you are doing genealogy research is to attend family reunions. The reunion can be of your own family, or even other families (with approval from the organizers.) Many Read More…
A few days ago, we published the first of this series we call Who Are You? Where Is This?
The son of Jules Leopold Cahanin (1862-1953) and Philomene Marvina Richard (1866-1919), Leopold was born on November 5, 1891, in Opelousas, LA.
More and more it seems people are interested in history. St. Landry Now encourages the study of history – history of your family, history of your state, history of your community. In doing that we will be publishing a series of articles with tips for Researching History.
t seems people today are interested in history and stories of the past.
Since 1987 the month of March has been designated as National Women’s History month.