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Pointe de l'Eglise: Acadia Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc.

Acadia Parish, Louisiana


July 25, 1908

The act causing to be created the Seventh Ward, of which our Senator Barousse is the author, is now in effect, and a police juror will soon be appointed for same by Gov. Sanders. A part of the act is as follows:

The seventh ward will comprise and contain all that portion of the present third ward as not designated and defined and lying between situated west of a line beginning at the southwest corner of Section ten in township eight south of range one east; thence running north in a straight line to the northern boundary of Acadia parish.


imageThe next MEETING of the Acadia Genealogical and Historical Society will be on May 9, 2015 at the Acadia Parish Library, 1125 N Parkerson Avenue in Crowley, La.

Guests and prospective new members are always welcome. See you there.

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We have added 1,176 land transaction records to the Point Noire historical records section contributed by Winston Boudreaux.  Click on "POINTE NOIRE" in the Site Menu.

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AGHS Officers

- Prisident

- Vice President

Susie Faul - Treasurer

Gene Thibodeaux - Newsletter Editor

Lauralie Mackey - Librarian & Historian

- Redording Secretary

Thelma Richard - Corresponding Secretary

- Media Coordinator

Founding Members

Winston Boudreaux

Fr. Bob Courville

Gercie Daigle

Glenn Gremillion

Irma Gremillion

Anita Guidry

Owen Guidry

Myrtle McGee

Clarisse Villmont