YOU’LL LOVE THIS IF:
- You’re starting your search for your Louisiana family tree
- You’re stuck on a Louisiana branch of your family and need fresh ideas and guidance to get past your brick wall
- You want to learn more about Louisiana’s fascinating and diverse history and how it affects your genealogical search
Whether your ancestor was born on the bayou or just passing through, many genealogists can trace their Creole, Cajun, American Indian or African-American roots back to this Dixie state. This on demand webinar is ideal for those looking to learn more about their Bayou State relatives. To supplement this course you will receive the following materials as download pdfs: Louisiana State Guide, New Orleans City Guide, Best Louisiana Websites, Louisiana Clerks of Court, Louisiana Epidemics, Louisiana Bibliography.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Louisiana history, from Spanish colonialism to the Orleans Territory Details on Louisiana vital records—what’s available and how to access birth, marriage and death documents Strategies for tracing African-American, Creole, Cajun, German, Irish and other ethnicancestors in Louisiana Naming patterns, including surnames and female names Best genealogy websites for Louisiana Key sources for Louisiana genealogical information, such as libraries, archives and museums How to navigate the National Archives for the Southwest Region PLUS: Get help with your Louisiana genealogy dilemmas!
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Charlotte Marie Bocage is a full-time professional genealogist with more than four decades of experience. She volunteers at the Southern California Genealogical Society Research Library, where she is on the Board of Directors.