The May 2007 meeting of the Lafayette Genealogical
Society was held in the Dining Area
Grace Presbyterian Church on May 17,
at 6:30 P.M. The meeting was called to order by President
Charles Patterson. A moment of silence was observed, followed
by the Pledge of Allegiance.
It was announced that a genealogical conference
sponsored by the Southwest Louisiana
and Historical Library, Libraries Southwest,
and the Southwest Louisiana Genealogical
Society will be held at the Lake Charles
Civic Center on Saturday, October 27,
from 8:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. There will be three speakers, vendors, and
a box lunch for early registrants for
fee of $25. For further information contact Shirley Burwell,
Head Genealogist, or the Genealogy
at the Southwest Louisiana Genealogical
Historical Library at tel. (337) 437-3490,
e-mail [email protected], or by snail mail at 411 Pujo Street, Lake
Charles, LA 70601-4254.
President Patterson announced to the membership
that there would be no First Saturday
the Main Branch of the Lafayette Public
due to expected influx of children
to kick-off the summer reading program.
our First Saturday genealogical research
event will NOT be held on Saturday, June 2, 2007.
Mr. Pifer was introduced to the meeting. He displayed his late wife�s collection of
genealogical material. Members were able to view and purchase the
books, magazines, and printed material.
Member Dottie Burleigh presented the program
of �Citing Your Sources.� A question and answer session followed.
The Treasurer�s Report:
Period Ending April 2007
Beginning Balance April
Member Lorene Auld moved that the meeting
adjourn; Jackie Larson seconded. President Charles Patterson announced that
the meeting was adjourned.
A Conference Announcement
Genealogical Conference 2007
Saturday, June 23, 2007
Louisiana State Archives
3851 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA
Registration & Book Sale 8 A.M.
For information: tel. (225) 922-1207
e-mail: [email protected]
Mini Used Book Sale
Saturday, July 14, 2007
Sponsored by Le Comite des Archives de la
Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane,
Baton Rouge, LAFor information: e-mail [email protected].net
Thursday, 21 June 2007
Grace Presbyterian Church
518 Roselawn Blvd
( Please note change of location from regularly
Presentation: Finding Your Way Home by Using Maps in Genealogy
By Earl Gates