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

Acadia Parish, Louisiana

Historical Documents

We welcome any contributions of historical documents that you may want to share. You can assist other researchers by contributing and posting copies of some of your original documentation uncovered during the course of family research.

I can post graphics and documents related to Acadia Parish and its inhabitants on this site.  If the document is believed to be protected by copyright or if it is readily available on another site we may not be able to post it on this site..

Gene Thibodeaux's Famous Uncles Gene Thibodeaux has documented many of his "Famous Uncles" and shared it with us as additional historical information. Click here to view his research.

Confederate Pension Applilation Index The index, located in the Louisiana State Archives Genealogy and History Section, should be your first stop in your virtual search for pension records related to Civil War veterans of Louisiana.

BOUILLION, Don Louis Parish of:  Acadia, No.: 8148, Soldier’s Application for Pension: Don Louis Bouillion, P. O. Rayne, Company and Regiment, K:  18th Regiment, Filed: Nov. 13, 1913, Allowed: March 11, 1914.  Document transcript provided by Jerry ROYER.

CORMIER, Joseph S. Widows Application for Pension, Parish of Acadia, No. 8588, Mrs. Malize Cormier, Widow of Joseph S. Cormier, Company and Regiment K, 28th LA. Inf., P. O. Rayne, LA, Filed July 24, 1914.  Cause of Death of Widow’s Husband? Old Age.

When did he die? January 5, 1896.
Where? Rayne, LA.
Date of Application? July 22, 1914.
Document transcript provided by Jerry ROYER.

Historical Point NoireHistorical News Articles from Southwest Louisiana Prairies Old newspaper articles related to incidents and events in the lives of Southwest Louisiana citizens spanning many years of yesterday. Documents transcribed by Winston Boudreaux. Click on "Point Noire History" on the main menu.



imageThe next MEETING of the Acadia Genealogical and Historical Society will be on Aug 13, 2016 at the Acadia Parish Library, 1125 N Parkerson Avenue in Crowley, La. at 9:30 am.

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

imageThe new 2015 PRICE LIST of the Acadia Genealogical and Historical Society records is now available. Click on "Publications Price List" in the Site Menu.

imageThe Obituary Index update is complete and includes all 2014 Obits for Acadia Parish. Click on "Obituary Project" in the Site Menu.

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.

We have also added 112 BIOGRAPHIES contributed by Gene Thibodeaux.  Click on "BIOGRAPHIES" in the Site Menu.

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