TGS Newsletter
Vol. 29 No. 6 August 2011
Membership, book orders and/or 
     address changes, contact: 
      Corresponding Secretary: Jess Bergeron 
      Email:  jessndot at bellsouth.net
      Phone (985) 876–2348 
      TGS, Station 2 Box 295, Houma, LA 70360-0295 
News items or events, contact: 
     Newsletter Editor: Wanda Moore
     116 Cottonwood Dr., Houma, LA 70360
      E-mail: wmoore1048 at aol.com
      Phone: (985) 876-2686  

NEXT MEETING: August 27, 2011, 1:00 p.m., Main Branch 151 Library Dr. Houma, LA 70360

Our speaker Alan Gauthreaux had a very nice PowerPoint presentation and he was very witty. Did you know that there are many families with Italian heritage along the bayous? Everyone enjoyed his presentation. We want to thank Mr. Gauthreaux for his time and the wonderful stories he shared with us.

You missed it! The Lafourche Heritage Society Seminar was jam packed with speakers, exhibits, and books that only true genealogists would appreciate it. If you were not able to make it let me tell you what you missed Jay Schexnayder speaking on Old Creole Families of River Road: Emilie “Lee” Leumas, she is with the Archdiocese of New Orleans and spoke about Catholicism and French in Louisiana; Dr Chris Cenac spoke about his book, The History of the Cenac Family and the Early Oyster Industry in Terrebonne Parish, what a fabulous book. He sold and autographed his books at the seminar and Neil Guilbeau presented a small portion of his oral history project on U. S. Veterans of Southeast Louisiana. But guess what you will have a second change to hear Neil; he will be our guest speaker this month. You also missed a very delicious meal. 

We want to thank Sondras Saucier for taking over as hospitality hostess since Marcie Cavalier retired from the position. She brought she many delicious treats. We thank everyone who brought treats.


Neil J. Guilbeau is a native of Sunset, La. and has been the Assistant Archivist at Nicholls State University since 2007.  He obtained a B.A. in History at McNeese State University and a Master of Library and Information Science from LSU. Neil is currently working on an oral history project for the Nicholls Archives which involves interviewing local veterans about their experience in the armed forces and their life in this region of Louisiana. His presentation is entitled, “U.S. Veterans of Southeast Louisiana: An Oral History,” which features some of the veterans interviewed thus far.


Can’t find a genealogy or family history book at the Terrebonne Parish Library and you would like to have it there. Jot down the title, author, publisher and if you know where it can be purchased; get that information to Sondras Saucier. She can be reached at (985) 688-6792 or email svbs3@yahoo.com. If you call leave a message of why you are calling her.


It’s here!! South Louisiana Vital Records Vol. #14. Get your copy today. See attached order form.


Meetings are the last Saturday monthly except for November and December. These are the dates for the rest of this year: September 25, and October 29, 2011 all at Terrebonne Parish Main Library. On December 10, 2011 we will hold our annual social holiday gathering at Terrebonne Parish North Branch Library. All meetings start at 1:00 p.m. Join us

Terrebonne Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 20295, Houma, LA 70360-0295

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