11 December 2003
As some of you may know, documents posted to the Acadia Parish
Archives are supposed to be in plain text format. I am unaware of any such
limitation as it relates to posting to the Acadia Parish Genealogy web
site. So, let's work together to make this site more interesting by
contributing and posting copies of some of our original documentation uncovered
during the course of our family research.
I will post graphics and documents related to Acadia Parish and
its inhabitants on this site, so long as they are not in plain text format and
apply to Acadia Parish and its inhabitants. If, however, the document is
believed to be protected by copyright or if it is readily available on another
site (e.g., land grants), it will not be posted here. I will do what I can
to link to those documents, if they are available elsewhere on the
I have a small backlog of documents furnished by Jerry ROYER
that I will be working on. Seems a hundred years ago that he sent them to
me and he has waited patiently while I try to get up on the learning curve.
Thanks Jerry for your contribution and your patience.
CONFEDERATE PENSION APPLICATION INDEX. The index,
located in the Louisiana State Archives Genealogy and History Section, should be
your first stop in your virtual search for pension records related to Civil War
veterans of Louisiana.
Don Louis. Parish
of: Acadia, No.: 8148, Soldier’s Application for Pension: Don Louis Bouillion,
P. O. Rayne, Company and Regiment, K: 18th Regiment, Filed: Nov. 13,
1913, Allowed: March 11,
1914. Document transcript provided by Jerry ROYER.
Joseph S. Widows Application for Pension, Parish of Acadia, No. 8588,
Mrs. Malize Cormier, Widow of Joseph S. Cormier, Company and Regiment K,
28th LA. Inf., P. O. Rayne, LA, Filed July 24, 1914.
Document transcript provided by Jerry ROYER.
- Cause of Death of Widow’s Husband? Old Age.
- When did he die? January 5, 1896.
- Where? Rayne, LA.
- Date of Application? July 22, 1914.
Historical News Articles from Southwest Louisiana Prairies
Old newspaper articles related to incidents and events in the lives of Southwest
Louisiana citizens spanning many years of yesterday.
Documents transcribed by Winston Boudreaux.