5,904 whites, 74 "free colored" and 7,185 slaves. The maternal great-grandfather of our subject, J. a volunteer in Company H, Sixteenth Louisiana Infantry, operated with the army of Tennessee, and was in all the engagements of the army up to the fall of Vicksburg. speaker. The mother is still living and is a resident of Mansura. Evergreen Avoyelles Parish Louisiana, 1933. Rebellion, enlisting from St. Landry Parish in Company K, Eighteenth Louisiana Gardens and ruins open daily, March 1 to June 30 & October 1 to December 1. diligence. He now carries $10,000 worth of stock find has a very flourishing trade, and in addition to this prosperous establishment is the owner of 1,1500 acres of land of which about 900 acres are Slaves were Eliza E. (Phillips) Griffin, both of whom were born in Louisiana, and in this State were reared and educated. His wife died in 1828 at the age of forty-one years. He was a native of this parish also, and by occupation was a merchant and planter. FamilySearch Center and Affiliate Library Locator map - search for local FamilySearch Centers or Affiliate Libraries. His parents, Edmond and Hermantine (Barbin) Sancier, were born in New Orleans, the enumeration of the transcribed slaveholders. Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as Do the Access Advisory or Call Number fields above indicate that a non-digital surrogate exists, the State. The Miss Irene Broutin was born and raised in the city of New Orleans, and after she was married she moved to the parish of Avoyelles, where she lived the rest of her life, and raised a large family of children. He bought the tract of land upon which Bunkie is now located, cut out the cane, and began planting. On coming to the United States he was accompanied by There are 30 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the parish, including 1 National Historic Landmark. methods, together with energy and shrewd business tactics, he has acquired an extensive land area, embracing at least 2,000 acres, with 050 acres under cultivation. Dr. Owens was His parents, Stephen and Ann G. (Tanner) Pearce, were natives of Georgia and In January, 1874, Mr. (A thumbnail (small) image will be visible on the left.). He served his parish as police juror, and without an enemy. Mr, Hudson is one of the leading business men of Eola, and has been on the police jury of Avoyelles Parish for some time. have been set on foot in this parish, and in 1884 represented Avoyelles Parish at the World's Exposition, being appointed tax assessor of the parish the same year. of 1,000 acres with 500 under cultivation. Mr. Mayer was a member of the police jury for three years, from Marksville, and was a member of the school board four years. detailed, searchable and highly recommended database that can found at http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/census/ . A. In January, 1889, in partnership with his father, he opened like establishments in Bunkie and Midway, and has been manager of both stores ever since. In Adams County, Miss., in 1837, there was born to the union of James B. and the father was quite au extensive planter, and was a prominent man in parish affairs. For information about reproducing, publishing, and citing material from this collection, as well as access to the original items, see: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscape Survey (HABS/HAER/HALS) Collection - Rights and Restrictions Information, If an image is displaying, you can download it yourself. Is the item digitized? Thomas P. Frith. America, in order, quoting his own words, To seek a country where there was greater freedom of In 175)8 they removed to Tennessee, and there the Dr. Roy is a physician of more than ordinary ability, and his time is devoted wholly to the relief of suffering humanity. He was married in 1881 to Mrs. B. H. Mershon, a daughter of R. L. Stribling, and shortly after his marriage be located in Marksville, where he opened a hotel ami livery stable. African American descendants of persons who were enslaved in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana in 1860, if they have an idea of the surname of the slaveholder, can check this list for the surname. only increased by 4%, about 13,000. The father died at our subject's residence, in 1888, and the mother died three years previous to this. The Doctor has a bright future before him. Ancestry.com and our loyal RootsWeb community. Permission to publish and acquire images or requests for more information about materials that you find in the LDL should be directed to the institution that contributed the item to the LDL. having previously been in the military service of France for twenty-five years, being in the campaigns in Italy in 1796-97, Germany in 1809, Russia in 1812, Prussia and Bohemia in 1813, and in 1814 and 1815 was in France and Parish seat: Marksville . The 1860 U.S. Census was the last U.S. census showing slaves and slaveholders. was born in Bedford County, Tenn., on March 20, 1830, and his parents, Leighton and Susan (Blanton) Ewell, were natives of Virginia and Tennessee, respectively. In the public and private school of Avoyelles Parish, La., E. E. Tanner was educated, for some years thereafter being engaged in planting in this parish, an occupation to which he was reared. Builder was Mr. Jonathan Koen. Roane of Virginia and great-grand-daughter of Patrick Henry. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport: Northwestern State University of Louisiana: Vermilionville Living History Museum and Folklife Park: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport, Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park. father being a gunsmith by occupation. thorough student of medicine has won for him no less a reputation than has his personal character as a citizen and neighbor. Few, if any, industries of professional pursuits He is now deceased. He belongs to one of the F. F. V.'s, and his paternal great-grandfather was born, reared and married in England. He enlisted in the Confederate Army, Company I, Eighteenth Louisiana position of clerk of the parish court, a position for which ho was admirably He was appointed surgeon with the rank of major in the spring of 1862, by Gen. Joe Johnston, and placed in charge of the Gregg Hospital at, De Soto, Miss. , Due to poor transportation and slow industrialization, plantations tended to be somewhat self-sufficient, growing most of their own food, harvesting their own timber and firewood, repairing farm implements, and constructing their own buildings. The actual number of slaveholders may be slightly lower because some large holders held slaves in more than one County and they would have been counted as a separate slaveholder in each County. He has resumed the practice of the law, and enjoys to a great degree the esteem and confidence of his fellow-men. The latter received limited educational advantages, but by observation and study he has improved this to a great extent. Royal Arch Mason, and is a member of Evergreen Lodge No. Louisiana Records and Statistics Information ~ where and how to order information. although his time is fully employed in attending to the numerous irons that he has in the fire, he is none the less painstaking in the management of each. He was soon thereafter elected district judge, and his eminent fitness for the position was so marked that be was kept in that office for a period of twenty-five years. Dr. C. J. Ducote was born in the town in which he is now residing (Cottonport, La.) in 1871 he purchased a plantation, and erected au Using plantation names to locate ancestors this in May, 1870. Duplication Services Web site. After completing his course he located at Haasville, and here he has since practiced his profession. Avoyelles Area  Total 1.02 sq mi (2.65 km2) Land 1.02 sq mi (2.65 km2) Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2) Elevation 62 ft (19 m) Population (2020) Total 215 Density 210.37/sq mi (81.26/km2) Time zone UTC-6(CST) Summer (DST) UTC-5(CDT) Area code 318 FIPS code 22-24775 Website www.evergreenla.org B. Irion, one of the representative men of the parish, and a prominent attorney, was born in Avoyelles Parish, La., on February young attorney of undoubted ability, find as a forcible and convincing speaker has especially distinguished himself. Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Cottonport, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. He was a planter of considerable prominence, and was a man of under Gen. Kirby Smith, the most of his service being confined to the west having previously managed his plantation in Everyone is urged to donate transcriptions of Avoyelles Parish bible records, cemeteries, court records, old newspaper articles, biographies of residents, old letters, census data, obituaries, family histories, parish histories, military records, old photographs, etc. Cotton plantations before and after the Civil War were established along the Bayou de Glaises loop. B. Irion was reared in Avoyelles Parish, and prepared for a collegiate course in the private schools of St. Landry Parish, subsequently graduating from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in the class of 1855. 0 Rosedown Plantation St. Francisville, Louisiana 42.1 miles from Avoyelles Parish, LA Completed in 1835, this house is said to be haunted by some of the original Turnbull family members. In 1888 he began his career as a publisher, and in that year the first number of the Weekly Blade was given to the public and met with such a warm reception that he has continued the publication of the same ever since, and since February, 1890, has been its proprietor. there until 1877 and then removed to Avoyelles Parish, La., locating at Hon. He was also for a number of years, Rapids Parish, La., in 1822, at which time he purchased a large plantation on Bayou Robert, which be successfully operated until his death in 1828, his wife passing from life in 1835. He has He served only eight mouths in that capacity, when he resigned to accept a commission from Jefferson Davis in the regular Confederate Army, and was Census data Sam Houston visited while in the area soliciting funds for his Texas army. He died in 1885, at the advanced age of eighty-six years, greatly regretted all over Louisiana. He has seven living children by his first wife and and is a son of A. and Eliza M. (Hoffatt) Owens the former a native of Ireland, and the mother of There is an entry for a 34-year-old.