News and Events


Handout -- DNA Bootcamp: Acadian Amerindian Ancestry DNA Project
Presentation by Marie Rundquist, March 10 2018 at the South Regional Lafayette Public Library.

Note from Marie, " Thank you, Everett Thompson and Brenda H. Thibodeaux of the Lafayette Genealogical Society for your support and sponsorship of the March 10, 2018 DNA Bootcamp at the Lafayette South Regional Library. And thank you Deadra Doucet Bourke and Gary Smith for participating in the panel discussion, Deadra's and Gary's real-world success stories brought home how valuable DNA test results can be for genealogy research! We were all very pleased with the turn-out and the location was perfect! "

Research Opportunities at the Louisiana State Archives
Presentation by Kathy Pellerin at the 17 August 2017 Meeting

Using Fr. Hebert's Southwest Louisiana Records
Presentation by Brenda Fuselier at the 19 January 2017 Meeting

The Main Library's Genealogy Collection
Presentation by Dr. Sam Lollar, July 2016 Meeting
Handout from LGS October 15, 2015 meeting

Guest speaker, Dr. Eddie Palmer of ULL, spoke about the history of the Old Spanish Trail. .

Flyer for Donald Arceneaux's new book

Don Arceneaux spoke about his new book, “Attakapas Post in 1769” .

Handout from LGS Meeting on September 17th

Herb Scheuermann played a video by Professor John P. Colletta of the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy on genealogy resources available in public libraries. The handout contains links to these valuable resources.



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