Family History Records

Archival/Genealogical Collection




Census Records

1. Livingston Parish, Louisiana, Mortality and Slave Schedules, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, compiled by Gloria L. Kerns and Claude B. Slaton; 1840 Enumeration Census of Livingston Parish, Louisiana; 1860 U. S. Census, Livingston Parish, Louisiana

2. 1900 and 1910 Census Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, A Surname Index, by James M. Perrin

3. 1792 Census of the Natchez District; 1816 Census of Mississippi Territory (xerox copies)

4. An Index to the 1820 Census of Louisiana's Florida Parishes and 1812 St. Tammany Parish Tax List, compiled by Mary Elizabeth Sanders, 1972

4a. 1870 Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, U. S. Census, Indexed, 2001, by Tangipahoa Historical & Genealogical Society, Jerry D. Nelson, Sandra McClellan & Donald W. Johnson

4b. 1880 Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, U. S. Census

4c. Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana, 1880 U. S. Census, Tangipahoa Historical & Genealogical Society, 2001

Marriage Records

5. Plaquemines Parish Marriages, 1866-1898 Extracted from Newspapers published in Plaquemines Parish, Extracted and compiled by Gladys Stovall Armstrong, 1984

6. Index to Marriages, St. Tammany Parish, 1812-1900, compiled by Mrs. Amos (Bertha Perreand) Neff and Assisted by E. Russ Williams, Jr., 1969

7. Some Virginia Marriages, Vols. 1-4, 1700-1799, by Cecil D. McDonald, Jr., 1972 (xerox)

8. Marriage Bonds, Henry County, Virginia, 1778-1799, compiled by Douglas McDonald (xerox)

Cemetery Listings and Death Notices

9. Tombstone Territory [North Tangipahoa Parish], Vol. I, 1975 (3 copies)

10. Lanier Cemetery, 1811-1993 [Tangipahoa Parish], by John K. & Helen T. Hanes, 1993

11. Death Notices, 1859-1961 (Thibodaux, LA and Vicinity), Lafourche Heritage Society, 1988

11a. Black Cemetery Information, Tangipahoa Parish: St. James AME No. 2; Wilson/Michigan Street; Thomas Street; and New Star Baptist; Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 18000 block of Old Covington Hwy. (La. Hwy 1067) near Airport Road (La. Hwy. 3158); Tycer Cemetery, Tickfaw; Hands of Jesus Christian Center (also notes of Albert Latham Reed); Also Grace Memorial Church Cemetery, Hammond; Daniel Webster McMichael Cemetery; Old DeSouge Place Cemetery, Hammond, LA; Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery; Bailey Cemetery

Legal Documents

12. Cooper Papers, 1900s; Marriage License for Joseph Cooper and Anne Reavey in Belfast, 1864

13. Sale of Slaves, St. Mary Parish (xerox copies)


BOX 1 Continued


Legal Documents Continued

14. Samuel G. Upton Papers (originals donated by Howard S. Giere and delivered to the library on November 11, 1965 by Dr. Sidney J. Romero)

a) Certificate of appointment of Samuel G. Upton as Postmaster at Bluffton, Indiana

(August 30, 1853

b) Note from U. S. Army Headquarters, Black River, agreeing to supply food to Samuel G.

Upton (May 22, 1863

c) Note granting safeguard of Samuel G. Upton of Mt. Albon, Mississippi, and his

household property (May 24, 1863)

d) Envelope addressed to S. G. Upton, Esq., New Orleans (September 6, 1879)

e) Paper note for $1.00, Carroll Parish, Louisiana (July 8, 1862)

f) Paper note for $5.00, Carroll Parish, Louisiana (July 8, 1862)

g) Receipts for purchase of Confederate Bonds--$1400 and $1600 (June 28, 1864)

h) Receipt for purchase of Confederate Bond--$200 (September 23, 1864)

15. Court papers James Hutchinson et als vs. James Gatlin, No. 361, Eighteenth Judicial District Court, sitting in and for the Parish of Tangipahoa, April 7, 1881; Excursion ticket for Steamers Louise and Daisy, Annual Entertainment to be given by Livingston Lodge No. 3134, French Settlement, Friday and Saturday, August 10th and 11th, 1888; Receipt for State of Louisiana, Parish of Livingston, State Taxes for January 22, 1886; Letter from B. Spiller, dealer in General Merchandise, April 20, 1886; Receipt from Norwood & Butterfield Company, November 23, 1894; and Letter from Banner Lumber Co. to Judge R. R. Reed, April 27, 1897 (xerox copies donated by Clark Forrest)

16. Will of David Robertson, 1823, Petersburg, Virginia

17. Voting Certificate for John ?. Wager, State of Tennessee, County of Davidson, August 2, 1869

18. Legal documents made in Lafayette for Pierre Berne, 20 May 1893 (xerox copy)

Military Records

19. Autobiography of a Revolutionary Soldier, by Nicholas Russell Murray (4 copies)

20. James H. Harvey appointed Captain in 12th Regiment of the Louisiana Militia, 1820 (2 xeroxes)

21. A list of Non-Commissioned Officers and Soldiers of the Virginia Line, 1835 (xerox copy)

22. Naval Records of Guy Herbert Sauve, Spanish American War (xerox copies)

23. A Boy's Recollection of the Civil War, 1861-1865, by Frank Bateman Kendrick, West Nashville, Tennessee (xerox copy)

24. Confederate Record, Lt. George Sauve (xerox copies)

25. Certificate to Jno. R. Kent, Private in 5th Co. Battalion Washington Artillery, dated May 6, 1865

26. History of Read’s Company, Mounted Rifle Rangers, by Lieut. Henry D. Pope (xerox copy)

27. The Personal Experience of Charles H. Allen During the Civil War (xerox of typescript)


BOX 2 -- Newsletters


Ancestry Newsletter

1. Vol. III, 1985 - Vol. VI, 1988

2. Vol. VII, 1989 - Vol. IX, 1991

NGS Newsletter, National Genealogical Newsletter

3. Vol. 14, 1988 & Vol. 15, 1989

4. Vol. 16, 1990 - Vol. 18, 1992

5. Vol. 19, 1993 - Vol. 22, 1996

6. Florida Parishes Newsletter, Vol. 6, Issue 3, May/June 1984

7. Edward Livingston Historical Association Newsletter, May 1984-2000

8. The Tangi Tracker, a publication of the Tangipahoa Parish Genealogical Society, Volume 1, August 1985 through Volume 4, 1989 and 1993-1996

9. Hunting Forbears, Vol. 1, edited by Nicholas R. Murray, July 1954

10. Hunting For Bears, Vol. 2, edited by Nicholas R. Murray, October 1955

11. Part of Hunting For Bears publication, n. d., Contains Marriage Licenses, St. Helena 1860-1870

12. Part of Hunting For Bears publication, n. d., Contains Marriage Licenses, St. Helena?

13. Bear Tracks, Nos. 2-10, 1980; Nos. 11-18, 1981; Nos. 31 and 32, 1985

14. Vicksburg and Warren County Historical Society News, January 1975 (MS)

15. Legacy, Division of Archives Newsletter, Vol. 3, No. 4, Sept. 1979-Vol. 11, No. 1, August 1987

16. List of Acquisitions to Archives and Records Management (State Archives)

17. Kentucky Ancestors, Quarterly of the Kentucky Historical Society, Vol. 24, No. 1, Summer 1988

18. The Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, Vol. XVIII, No. 1, January 1967

19. The Highlander, Vol. 20, No. 5 Sep/Oct 1982; Vol 21, No. 3, May/June 1983

20. Car-Del Scribe, Middleboro, Massachusetts, Vol. 12, No. 4, July 1975; Vol. 15, August 1978

20a. Cockerham Family Association Newsletter, Winter 2000

20b. Jambalaya, Vol. 5, No. 3, Fall Issue, 1985, East Ascension Genealogical & Historical Society

Proceedings of the Annual Genealogical Institute

In Cooperation with Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

21. 3rd, 1960; 11th, 1968; 12th, 1969

22. 13th, 1970; 14th, 1971; 15th, 1972

23. 16th, 1973; 18th, 1975; 19th, 1976; 20th, 1977


BOX 3 -- Guides and Indexes to Research Materials


1. Louisiana Purchase--A Finding List of Materials for Genealogical Research in the States of Louisiana, Arkansas, and Missouri, March 1974

2. History of State Land Titles in the State of Louisiana, by Ory G. Poret

3. How to do research in the Louisiana State Archives

4. Genealogical Materials in the New Orleans Public Library, by Collin B. Hammer, Jr., New Orleans, Louisiana, Friends of the New Orleans Public Library, 1984

5. Louisiana State University Inventory of Genealogical Materials; Guide to Southwestern Archives and Manuscripts Collection, Lafayette, Louisiana, 1967

6. Searching for Your Ancestors on Microfilm, Louisiana Section, Office of the State Library, 1982, 1990 and 1992

7. Genealogical Collection of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, 1970

8. Index to East Feliciana, Louisiana, Past and Present Sketches of the Pioneers, by H. Skipwith

9. Genealogy Material in the Washington Parish Library--Franklinton

10. Genealogy Material in the Washington Parish Library--Bogalusa

11. Brochure About: How to get a Birth, Death, or Marriage License; How to Get a Social Security Number, How to Register to Vote, etc. (In Louisiana)

12. Genealogical Source Material in the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Jackson, Mississippi (brochures)

13. Annual Report, State of Mississippi, Department of Archives and History, 1986-87 & 1988-89

14. Genealogical Research in Mississippi, by Ruth Land Hatten, National Genealogical Society Quarterly (xerox copy)

15. Sources for Research in Georgia

16. Guide to Research Materials in the North Carolina State Archives, 1975, paperback, 262 pages

17. North Carolina Local History, A Select Bibliography by George Stevenson, 1975, paperback, 93 pages

18. State of North Carolina Archives Information Circular, 1973 paper, 8 pages; Genealogical Research in the North Carolina State Archives Brochure, 5th Edition, 1973

19. Genealogical Research in South Carolina, by Gee Lee C. Hendrix, National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 75, No. 4, December 1987 (xerox copy); Ancestor hunting in Charleston can be easy-if You Know Where to Look, Southern Queries, November-December 1990 (xerox copy)

20. Genealogical Research in Florida, by Brian E. Michaels, National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 76, No. 2, June 1988 (xerox copy)

21. How to do research in the Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon)

22. The Draper Manuscripts (Pamphlet)

23. Trauma created kinship for orphan train riders, Times-Picayune, May 8, 1994

24. A Guide for the Writing of Local History, by John Cumming

25. Directory of Louisiana's Archives, prepared and distributed by Friends of the Archives of Louisiana, Fall 1986; Directory of Louisiana Archivists, 1987

26. Directory of Louisiana Genealogists And Others Engaged in Louisiana Research, 1960 and 1962 Editions ; Roster of Persons Certified as of October 1986, Washington, D.C.; Roster of Persons Certified as of November 1988, Board of Certification of Genealogists, Washington, D. C.

27. List of Louisiana Historical Societies; List of Louisiana Libraries and Archives with Genealogical/Historical Collections (pamphlets); Louisiana Directory of Genealogical and Historical Organizations and their Publications by Mrs. Ruth C. Murray, c 1985 (2 copies)

28. Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical Society 1986 Membership and Surname Book


BOX 3 -- Guides and Indexes to Research Materials Continued


29. Guide to National Archives Microfilm Publications in Louisiana Repositories, Friends of the Archives of Louisiana, 1987

30. Genealogical & Biographical Research, A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications, 1983

31. Federal Population Censuses, 1790-1890, A Catalog of Microfilm Copies of the schedules, 1976 and 1979

32. 1900 Federal Population Census, A catalog of microfilm copies of the schedules, 1978

33. The 1910 Federal Population Census, A catalog of microfilm copies of the schedules, 1982

34. National Archives Microfilm Publications, 1974

35. National Archives Brochures and Pamphlets:Beginning Your Genealogical Research in the National Archives in Washington; Using Records in the National Archives for Genealogical Research; Genealogical Sources Outside the National Archives; Genealogical Records in the National Archives; A Researches Guide to the National Archives; Select List of Publications of the National Archives, 1976 & 1982; Regional Branches of the National Archives; Select Audiovisual Records Photographs of the American City; Cartographic Archives Division; Inside the National Archives, 96 color slides, 10 minute audiocassette; The Institute: Introduction to Modern Archives Administration; Intrinsic Value in Archival Material; Going to the Source; Microfilm Rental Program; Preliminary Inventory of the Land-Entry Papers of the General Land Office, 1949; The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum, Hyde Park, New York

35A. National Archives-Southwest Region Guide to Records

36. How to Use the National Archives, by James D. Walker, A Family Heritage reprint, 1978 (xerox copy); Louisiana and its History: A Discussion of Sources in the National Archives, by Richard S. Maxwell, Louisiana History (xerox copy)

37. National Historical Publications and Records Commission, The American Record: A Progress Report, Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993; Annotation, The Newsletter of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, Vol. 21:3, December 1993

38. Booklets, Pamphlets, Brochures, and Articles about Libraries and Archives

39. Newspaper Clippings: Louisiana Ancestors by Damon Veach in Times-Picayune: Bell clan calling all relatives for annual reunion, June 8, 1986; Tapping Genealogical Resources in Other States, December 21, 1986; Simplifying Search for Ancestors in Other States, December 28, 1986; Shaking the Family Tree, January 14, 1988; Mississippi Series Debuts, February 26, 1989; Tracing Solvak Tinkers, January 20, 1991; Longstreets have noteworthy past, January 30, 1994; "Help with solving Melungeons Puzzle," Louisiana Ancestors Column by Damon Veach, The Times-Picayune, January 21, 1990; Family computing has its challenges, January 21, 1995 And Others

40. Miscellaneous How To Do Genealogical Research Materials

41. Magazines about search services and how-to-do Genealogy Articles: Search Services, Lineages, Inc.; Lineages Club News, Summer 1995 and Vol. 1, No. 1, 1992; National Genealogical Society, Annual Report of the President, June 1, 1992-May 31, 1993; National Genealogical Society/Computer Interest Group Digest, Vol. 11, No. 2, April, May, June 1992; Southern Queries, The contact magazine for people searching for their Southern ancestors, Vol. 1, No. 4, November-December 1990; The National Queries Forum, No. 12; Federation of Genealogical Societies Forum, Vol. 32, No. 4, Winter 1990; Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 1991; Vol. 3, No. 1, Summer 1991; Vol. 3, No. 3, Fall 1991

42. Genealogical Sources Available from Libraries (Miscellaneous Bibliographies)

43. Brochures and Booklets about Past Genealogical Conferences

44. Program of the 1988 Conference in the States of the National Genealogical Society, April 27-30 in Biloxi, Mississippi

45. Booklet of Registrants to the National Genealogical Society, 1988 Conference in the States


BOX 4 -- Genealogy Book Catalogs and Brochures


1. American Genealogical Lending Library (AGLL), Bountiful, Utah

2. American Reference Publishers, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, The Catalogue of Finding Aids, for Genealogists, Historians and Researchers, 1969

3. Ancestry, Inc. Catalog, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1986

4. Arthur H. Clark Co., Glendale, CA, List 9454, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana

5. Clearfield Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD, Brochures About Books Available

6. Closson Press; Genealogical & Historical Specialty Books; Climb Your `Family Tree' with Genealogical & Historical Specialty Books and Booklets

7. The Everton Publishers, Inc., Logan, Utah, 1975

8. Folk Finders, Baker, Louisiana

9. Genealogical Book Company, Baltimore, Maryland

10. Genealogical Books in Print, Springfield, VA

11. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD (Catalogs)

12. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD (Brochures)

13. Goodspeed's Book Shop, Genealogy and Local History, Catalogue 465

14. Heathstone Bookshop, Boston, Mass., Genealogy & Local History, 1986

15. Heritage Book News, Bowie, Maryland

16. Heritage Papers, Danielsville, GA, Family Puzzlers, Mary Bondurant Warren, Editor

17. Heritage Quest Catalog, Qrting, WA, 1990-91

18. Ingmire Publications, Catalog #7, San Antonio, Texas

19. The Institute of American Genealogy, Chicago, Illinois, Library Catalogue

20. Magna Charta Book Co., Baltimore, Maryland, Ten Good Books on British Genealogy, October 1960

21. National Genealogical Society, Special Publications, 1995-1996

22. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mass., Publications Catalog, 1988

23. Picton Press & New England History Press, Genealogical & Historical Books

24. The Reprint Company Publishers, 1989, 1990, 1991

25. Scholarly Resources Inc., Wilmington, DE, Resources for Genealogy, Local History & Immigration Studies

26. Southern Historical Press Inc.

27. Ye Olde Genealogie Shoppe, Indianapolis, IN (Brochures)

28. Brochures About Books Available from Genealogical Associations, Presses, and Individuals