Researching Southwest Louisiana parishes of Lafayette, St. Martin, St. Landry, and Iberia Parish surnames of MERCIER, WILTZ, ESCLAVON, DeCLOUET, MASSE, GREGOIRE, JEAN LOUIS, SHAY (CHAIX), GUIDRY, BASILE (CHIASSON), BARRAS, LeMELLE, LeBLANC, GUILLUAME, HENRY, and SIMON
Also researching Louisiana old West Florida Parishes of East Baton Rouge, Livingston, East and West Feliciana surnames of FORBES, DUNN, CARTER, SCOTT, DeARMOND, EVANS, RICKS, BROWN, GAINES, CURRY, PATTERSON and ANDREWS.
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
United States, Congo, France
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
Both sets of my grandparents lived out of town and I had a limited knowlege of my family so curiosity won out.
Of course I remember you! It has indeed been a long time.
I believe we were trying to connect the SIMON (See-mon) and Boudreaux lines in St. Martin/St. Landry parishes. Good to "see" you here.
Hello Ms. Forbes, I found your comment on Louisiana Geneaology and you mentioned surname Patterson from East Baton Rouge, LA. Well I have found some of my relatives w/ the Patterson surname in West Baton Rouge, that I'm now beginning to research. I know these are different parishes, but as we both know criss-crossing parishes were not unheard of. If you know of any linkage to West Baton Rouge, let me know and I'll be happy to let you know about my relatives. Have a blessed day!