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  • Louisiana in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Louisiana who served in the Confederate Army.

  • Famous Cajuns

    This project highlights the many notable figures who trace their roots to the Creole and Cajun communities of southern Louisiana. Cajuns Cajuns -- les Cadiens -- are an ethnic group mainly living in the U.S. state of Louisiana, consisting of the descendants of French-speaking exiles from Acadia in what are now the Canadian Maritimes. About 500,000 Americans list themselves as Cajun, includi...

  • Spanish Louisiana

    This project is to discuss and research the Louisiana Territory controlled by Spain for fifty (50) years, 1763-1813. Notables William Blount ---An aggressive land speculator, Blount gradually acquired millions of acres in Tennessee and the trans-Appalachian west. His risky land investments left him in debt, and in the 1790s, he conspired with England to seize the Spanish-controlled Louisian...

  • Portail français

    Bienvenue sur le portail français de Geni ! For an introduction in English, please go to the International French Portal . Objectif L’objectif du portail se résume en quatre points… Faciliter la coopération entre francophones dans la recherche généalogique L’amorce de nouveaux projets communs qui concernent la communaut...

  • American blues musicians

    Come build their trees from the roots up, because like the man says .... "The blues are the roots; everything else is the fruits." - Willie Dixon Blues Hall of Fame inductees: Musician Biographies from the PBS Series, The Blues Luther Allison Duane Allman Jeff Beck Elvin Bishop Mike Bloomfield Joe Bonamassa David Bromberg Big Bill Broonzy Charles Brown Ruth Brown...

  • Jews of Louisiana

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Louisiana . Notes From Pushcarts and Plantations: Jewish Life in Louisiana In the early 1700s, Sephardic traders journeyed up from the Caribbean and became the first Jews to settle in Louisiana. The small community thrived despite of the infamous "Black Code" of 1724 that officially expelled all Jews from the French colony....

  • The Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase Video ( History Channel) The Louisiana Purchase (French: Vente de la Louisiane "Sale of Louisiana") was the acquisition by the United States of America in 1803 of 828,000 square miles of France's claim to the territory of Louisiana. France controlled this vast area from 1699 until 1762, the year it gave the territory to its ally Spain. Under Napoleon Bonaparte , Fra...

  • United States Senators from Louisiana

    United States Senators from Louisiana List of United States Senators from Louisiana (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Louisiana (with wikipedia links)

  • Slavic Immigrants of Louisiana

    Introduction Louisiana was settled by diverse groups of immigrants. One such group was those people that settled in Louisiana originating from the Slavic World. These Slavic immigrants were mainly from the current day countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia; known as the South Slavs. The largest influx of Slavic people into Louisi...

  • Louisiana Monuments, Statues and Memorials

    The purpose of this project is to list the monuments, statues and memorials throughout the State of Louisiana. These points of interest are dedicated to the men and women that honored Louisiana during its rich history. Equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson (New Orleans) Located in Jackson Square in New Orleans. This statue is likely one of the most recognized in Louisiana. This equestrian sta...

  • Louisiana Governors

    Governors of Louisiana: The following list chronicals the men and women that served as Govenors of Louisiana. The governorship of Louisiana has been occupied by a succession of influential figures from diverse cultures; First the French, then the Spanish, and finally the Americans. First French period (In parenthesis is years in office and the capital location) Baron Antoine Alfred de S...

  • French Creoles of Louisiana

    Most of the original caucasian settlers of Avoyelles have French origins. The original 50 or so families who settled in Avoyelles in the late 1700s mostly came from Pointe Coupee, and for the most part were the children or grandchildren of direct-French immigrants, known locally as French Creoles, not to be confused with the Creole families of New Orleans. A few of these early Avoyelles familie...

  • Louisiana - Master Project

    This is a master project for Louisiana and its history. State of Louisiana / État de Louisiane Louisiana was named after Louis XIV, King of France from 1643–1715. When René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle claimed the territory drained by the Mississippi River for France, he named it La Louisiane, meaning "Land of Louis".[9] Once part of the French Colonial Empire, th...

  • Parishes, Cities and Towns of Louisiana

    Introduction This project will document parishes, cities and towns throughout Louisiana along with the people and families for which they were named and that were instrumental in their inception. These settlements were influenced by French, Spanish, Irish, Germanic, Italian, African-American and Anglo-American ethnicities, each maintaining a cultural distinction. Louisiana is divided into a...

  • Native American Tribes- State of Louisiana

    Links Naming Conventions

  • Cognevich Family

    To all decendents of Stephani Cognevich: Come to a Family Reunion-: WHEN: 11th May, 2013 WHERE : Croatian American Cultural Center, 14042 Highway 23, Belle Chasse, LA 70037. Please contact Joel Cognevich at for more information. ------------------------------------ The Cognevich Family Project One of the goals of thi...

  • Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

    All people, places and things relating to Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples-Lower Plains

    North American Tribes Lower Plains Includes the Following States Arkansas | Louisiana | Oklahoma | Texas Includes the Following Native American Tribes Acolapissa Adai Alabama Anadarko Apache Apalachee Aranama Arapaho Avoyel Bayogoula Bidai Biloxi Caddo Cahinnio Chatot Cherokee Cheyenne Chickasaw Choctaw Coahuiltecan Tribes Comanche Coaque Creeks Deadose Delaware Dotame Doustioni...

  • The Confederate States (CSA) during the US Civil War

    Confederate States: Alabama , Florida , Georgia , Indian Territory , Louisiana , Mississippi , North Carolina , South Carolina , Tennessee ,

  • First Acadians (Cajuns) of Louisiana

    The objective of this project is to identify all the profiles that are are ancestors of the first four documented Acadians in Louisiana in 1764, Jean-Baptiste Cormier, Jean Poirier, Jean Richard, and Olivier Landry. These four were followed by Joseph Broussard who lead the first 200 Acadians to Louisiana on February 27, 1765 aboard the Santo Domingo. These are the true Acadiens of Louisiana bet...

  • Louisiana Surnames Louisiana Researchers

    Louisiana based genealogy research. Submit and search for surnames in Louisiana . Google Form Submission - Louisiana Surnames Louisiana Researchers - Add Your Surnames and Location of your surname research in Louisiana