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P. O. Box 12206

Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

The Central Louisiana Genealogical Society was formed to preserve genealogical and historical information relative to the parishes of Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Evangeline, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn. The purpose of the society is to gather, process, and preserve genealogical material, and to educate members in all phases of research. Louisiana Genealogical Societies


President - Delano "Dee" Brister
Vice President - Helen Sorrell
Recording Secretary - Elinore Baker
Corresponding Secretary -Louise Porche Oats
Treasurer - David Manning
Managing Editor - Cheryl Bruce

Membership dues are $20.00 per member and $25.00 per family per year with a two-voting member maximum. Dues are to be paid by 1 January of each year. Members will receive publication and free insertions in the Queries section. Membership form is available from this page.

Correspondence requiring a reply should be accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope (SASE). All correspondence is directed to: Central Louisiana Genealogical Society; P. O. Box 12206; Alexandria, LA 71315-2206

Meetings are held at 2:30 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month at the Alexandria Historical and Genealogical Library, 503 Washington Street.

The quarterly is published in January, April, July and October. Persons joining later in the year will receive back issues for that year. Members will receive our publication and free insertions in the Queries section. Non-members will be charged $3.00 each, plus postage for single copies of the Quarterly. This also applies to members requesting extra copies of the quarterly.

Members and non-members are encouraged to submit articles [Bible records, wills, cemetery indexes, diaries, etc.] for publication. The selection of material for publication is at the sole discretion of the editors, and they reserve the right to edit and/or condense. Please check names and dates for accuracy before submitting as we will assume no responsibility for errors. Mistakes brought to our attention will be promptly corrected. Materials submitted will be published as promptly as possible.

Queries will be included as space allows and are free to members. Queries should be limited to 50 to 70 words. Print clearly or type and be specific using full names and places, please do not abbreviate. Give day, month, year (e.g., 1 January 1999). Underline all surnames. Be sure to include your name and address. Non-members will be charged $2.00 per query which will be printed as space permits.

Go to the Rapides Parish Web page

Go to the Alexandria Genealogical Library

To Report a Broken Link

1870 Rapides Parish Census Report

2007 Louisiana Purchase Workshop

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(C) 1999 - Mary Bell Dance