MEETINGS, SOCIALS, SEMINARS
 

Monthly meetings held at
East Bank Regional Library
4747 W. Napoleon Avenue
Metairie, LA
7:00 PM

 


 

Sunday   29 January, 2017   11:30AM
GRSNO Winter Luncheon at Metairie Country Club
Click HERE to see the list of confirmed attendees
deadline to reserve a spot is January 23rd
 

Monday   20 March, 2017   7:00 PM
Speaker: Casey Stuart
Topic: "The Great Hunger and the Ethnic Cleansing of Ireland in the 19th Century"


Monday   17 April, 2017   7:00 PM
Speaker: Susan Tucker
Topic: "History of Genealogy in New Orleans"


Monday   15 May, 2017   7:00 PM
Speaker: Jack Belsom
Topic: “A History of the New Orleans Opera and the Associated Genealogical Research”


Monday   18 September, 2017   7:00 PM
Speaker: Emily Ford
Topic: "Navigating Cryptic Historiography to Reinvent Cemetery Preservation in New Orleans"


Monday   9 October, 2017   7:00 PM
Speaker: Patrick McCarty
Topic: “The Irish Cultural Museum: A Resource to New Orleans Genealogists”


Monday   13 November, 2017   7:00 PM
Speaker: Barbara Trevigne
Topic: “The Genesis of the Black Press in New Orleans”

 

Mark Your Calendars Now!


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Ample parking is available in the well-lighted lot at the East Bank Regional Library.
Please join us and bring a guest or prospective new member.


OTHER ITEMS OF GENEALOGICAL INTEREST


The 1940 Census Indexing project is complete!   All 50 states are indexed by both the LDS/National Archives initiative and Ancestry.com.   Thanks to all members who helped with the indexing project.
1940 
 
census


The Pen and Inks of Lola Legier Maduell is now available for $14.95 at www.Amazon.com.   Many of Lola's sketches have been used in Genesis.


Louisiana Marriage Contracts - Vol. 2 (1728-1769)
by Alice Daly Forsythe

These valuable records are, in some cases, the only records of marriage that have survived for this period, the ecclesiastical records of St Louis parish church having been lost in the destructive fires of the late eighteenth century.

Copies may be ordered for $26.50 , including postage and shipping, from
GRSNO
P O BOX 51791
New Orleans, LA 70151


New Orleans Genealogy "Facebook Group"

You will need a Facebook account before you can access the group.


LSU received $210,000 grant to digitize old Louisiana newspapers from 1836-1922
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov


German Immigrants Websites
http://www.germanimmigrants1850s.com - 461,811
http://www.germanimmigrants1860s.com - 277,734
http://www.germanimmigrants1870s.com - 366,648
http://www.germanimmigrants1880s.com - 471,262
http://www.germanimmigrants1890s.com - 320,702