Queries June 1998

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COLE, COURT, GREEN, JOHNSON, ROBERT posted by Sherry Sharp Email: lumoto@aol.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

I would like to hear from anyone interested in the following families from St. Landry Parish: Thomas COURT (b abt 1808 England) & Anna JOHNSON (b 1810 St. Landry) Moses JOHNSON (b bef 1765 S.C.) & Nancy Anna ROBERT (aft 1765 MS - daughter of Benjamin ROBERT (b abt 1745 Ireland/PA) & Elizabeth COLE (b abt 1745 Lancaster, PA, & SC; previously married to John GREEN)) - both d St. Landry.

BOSMAN, CLARK, COMSTOCK, HAYES posted by Sherry Sharp Email: lumoto@aol.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

I would like to hear from anyone interested in the following families from St. Landry Parish: William HAYES (abt 1730 Halifax PA; d Branch, LA) & Sarah BOSMAN (d prob St. L aft 1772) James William CLARK (b 1768 Baltimore, MD; d aft 1813 St. Landry) & Ester COMSTOCK (1768 MA), m 1790 St. Martin Parish

BURRELL, FOREMAN, HAYES, JOHNSON posted by Sherry Sharp Email: lumoto@aol.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

I would like to hear from anyone interested in the following families from St. Landry Parish: James H HAYES, SR. (abt 1790 LA) & Marie JOHNSON (1797 St. Landry) James H HAYES, JR. (1830 St. Landry) & Emily BURRELL (1829 Jefferson Co, TX) William HAYES (1761 poss PA; d 1819 St. L) & Marie FOREMAN (abt 1766 of SC) - m St. Martin Parish

FRUGE, PIERRE posted by Ruth A. McVey Email: mac@lcc.net on Sunday, June 28, 1998

FRUGE, PIERRE b. abt 1835/36 LA to Joseph 50 b. LA & Anais? 48 b. LA FRUGE. Bro. Francois 19 b. LA & sister,Julie 12 b. LA. At this time Calcasieu Pa. was still St. Landry Pa. This family was listed in the 1850 Calcasieu Pa. Can anyone help me trace this family?

BAHAM, RODRIGUEZ posted by Sandra BAYHAM Deason Email: TexCajun1@aol.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

I am looking for information on (Ovide BAHAM and Leociade RODRIGUEZ) that lived in this area abt 1750.

ELLENBEE, GANSON, SLOAN, SLOANE posted by Wayne Ganson Email: wganson@fw.vuhs.k12.vt.us on Sunday, June 28, 1998

In St Landry: marriage: Lewis GANSON to Rachel SLOANE on Oct 20, 1856 Marriage: William C GANSON to Rachel E SLOAN Aug 3, 1858 Marriage: Frank M GANSON to Clany ELLENBEE Arpil 8, 1876

RUSSELL, SKIMMERHORN posted by Debbie Carpenter Email: Louisiana_Crane@email.msn.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

Searching for parents of McLauren "Laurence/Jake" RUSSELL born June 1868 in LA.married Feb. 1896 St. Landry Parish to Catherine SKIMMERHORN born Oct. 1875. Catherine lists her father, John SKIMMERHORN born in Ohio. Need any information on their parents.

FOREMAN, GUILLORY, MARTIN posted by Irving Wayne Foreman Email: wayne_wiz@hotmail.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

Looking for information on Homer GUILLORY and Corine MARTIN

DUBISSON, DUPRE, FRAZEE, GARLAND, MARTIN, STELLY posted by Lee Roberts Email: ANACOSTE@hotmail.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

I am doing research on the trial of Gregory William MARTIN of Arnaudvile Louisiana. On 26 Sep 1896 The Clarion newspaper reported that Dr. Gregory William MARTIN gave himself up to the sheriff of St Landry Parish on 23 Sep 1896. He was charged with the murder of Julien STELLY on Friday 27 Mar 1896. The trial started on Wednesday 14 Oct 1896. Judge DUPRE presided over the trial. District Attorney GARLAND was the prosecutor for the state. E. B. DUBISSON and W. S. FRAZEE were the lawyers of the defense. The case was submitted to the jury on Friday night 16 Oct 1896. Saturday morning 17 Oct 1896 a mistrial was entered. I would like any information available about this trial. Was this case retried at a later date.

EGLAND posted by M. Azios Email: meax2@aol.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

I am interested in any information about the EGLAND family in St. Landry parish. Most of the family that I am researching is from Arnaudville and St. Martinville. If you have any information that may be helpful, please respond. Thank you.

ENARD posted by M. Azios Email: meax2@aol.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

I am interested in any information about the ENARD family in St. Landry parish. Most of the family that I am researching is from Arnaudville. If you have any information that may be helpful, please respond. Thank you.

WEST, WHITECLOUD posted by Stephanie Langley Email: castille@worldnetla.net on Sunday, June 28, 1998

Searching for any info on great-grandmother Lucy WHITECLOUD, a Seminole Indian who lived in florida before moving to La. Buried in St. Landry Parish - where? Son named Peter WEST. Need dates.

CAMPBELL, HANNAH, JACOBS, LEWIS posted by Tracy Lewis Email: Qedetc@aol.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

Where is Bayou Boeuf? Hannah JACOBs LEWIS left a tract of land in her will. It is described as: 21 acres, St. Landry Parish, situated on the bank of Bayou Boeuf, bounded on the upper side by property belonging to Mrs. Landry J. CAMPBELL...aquired by purchase from William H. LEWIS, 3/8/1881. The USGS locator did not find. The 1880 census only has the family in Ward 5, St. Landry, no other info. Does anyone know where this property might be located?

ROYER posted by Jerry Royer Email: jroyer@worldnet.att.net on Sunday, June 28, 1998

Looking for information on Moise ROYER (b.1901) and family. His father was Joseph Aurelian ROYER (b. 1840)

ANDRUS, JOHNSON, WILL posted by Reg Garner Email: GARREG10@aol.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

I am trying to find any information about my wife's family and could use some help on the Johnson family from Acadia Parish. I understand that Acadia was, at one time, part of St Landry Parish and when Arcadia was established some of the records remained in St. Landry. If this is true, can you help me with info. on the following : Solomom ( Tom or Thomas ) JOHNSON, b. June 22, 1862 in Church Point, m. Marie WILL December 10, 1885 in Church Point, La. Solomon father was: Solomon O. JOHNSON m. Sarah ( Clara ) Jane ANDRUS This is all of the info that I've been able to find out about the family.

MOUTON posted by Brenda Mouton-Jordan Email: brendamj@aol.com on Sunday, June 28, 1998

I am having grave difficulties in obtaining info on Free Men of Color in the St. Landry Parish in the 1800'. Were they required to register this classification with any authorities? What distinquished Free Men of Color from other Blacks ? Do you have any info on the Opelousas group of Free Men of Color who departed the United States for St. Dominque (Haiti) during the mid 1800s? Any information into this queries would be of great help. Brenda MOUTON