St. Bernard Genealogical Society
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Welcome to
 

Gulf Coast Genealogical Society
South East Louisiana and Mississippi

President, Suzanne (Sue) Wessing
(2014)
Officers:
Treasurer:
Harry Cancienne
Secretary:
Priscilla Scott

Past President and Editor Emeritus
Shirley Bourquard

Appointed Positions:
Webmaster-Jerry M.

Email us. Email:
Sue Wessing
suewessing@gmail.com
Priscilla Wall Scott
priscott43@yahoo.com
Shirley Bourquard
scb341@aol.com

Gulf Coast Genealogical Society
107 Rickford Drive
Slidell LA 70458-1328
504-554-1716

JOIN OR RENEW Gulf Coast Genealogical Society
Contact Sue Wessing
suewessing@gmail.com
or Harry Cancienne at:
harrycan@bellsouth.net

About GCGS

GOALS:

The Gulf Coast Genealogical Society (formally the St. Bernard Genealogical Society) was incorporated in the year of 1977 under the laws of the state of Louisiana as a non-profit, educational and research corporation.

The goals of the society are:

To encourage the study of genealogy

To create interests in genealogical records in and around St. Bernard and Louisiana
 

To foster the maintenance of family trees
 
To locate and make known the locations at which genealogical records are available

To bring to the attention of the public in general, the necessity of preserving all records of a genealogical nature for the benefit of posterity


The Society will preserve, catalog, and publish, when possible, records of a genealogical nature where such may be of interest to its members, subscribers, and students of genealogy.

The GCGS will to bring to the attention of the public in general, the necessity of preserving records of a genealogical nature for the benefit of prosperity.

Membership:

Membership in the
Gulf Coast Genealogical Society is by the calendar year. Cost for membership is $25.00 per year for single membership and family (immediate) membership.


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GCGS Calendar of Events

Meetings

 

ST. Tammany Public Library in Slidell, LA.
555 Robert Blvd. -
(985-646-6470)

Map to St. Tammany Public Library

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Map of the Slidell Branch   Photograph of the Slidell Branch
St. Tammany Public Library
555 Robert Blvd - in Slidell, LA

NEWS OF INTEREST
Meeting Dates for 2014:
Doors Open: 10:00 AM
Meetings:  10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
TBA

 Upcoming GCGS Meeting - TBA

From Germaine Cherylyn Butler , Genealogy/Reference Librarian.
Covington Branch Library


"I wanted to announce to you and the rest of the Gulf Coast Genealogical Society about our December 13, 2014 presentation that will take place at the Covington Branch from 10 am to 12 noon.  Mrs. Marguerite Scully will present "Irish Genealogy: Finding the Pot of Gold in Irish Records".  She will introduce participants to many important U.S. and Irish records of genealogical significance, some of which may be accessed online.  She will also discuss civil land divisions and ecclesiastical divisions in Ireland and how they impact genealogical research.

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What would you like to get with our meetings/organization? 
Are there any suggestions for speakers or topics of which you
might like to hear?

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All Meetings are open to the Public/Guests are welcome.



Upcoming: Field Trip - TBA
Sign up at future meetings or e-mail us!
 


OUR PUBLICATION COLLECTION

Nunez Community College Library, located at 3710 Paris Rd., Chalmette, LA., will house the St. Bernard Genealogical Library of books and quarterly publications on its second floor.

(Note: The GCGS collection is available and in great condition at the
Elaine P. Nunez Community college in Chalmette.

 Anyone using the Nunez parking lot, without a parking permit, should pick up a one day pass from the library desk to be placed on their vehicle dashboard.  Additional unregulated parking is available at the Nunez office on Paris Road and the
adjacent streets.

Partial online listing
Nunez Community
College
Nunez Library Search

L'Heritage is available at

 

Elaine P. Nunez Community College in Chalmette
http://www.nunez.edu/library

 

 New Orleans Public Library on Loyola Ave. in New Orleans 

 http://nutrias.org/spec/speclist.htm

 

Eastbank regional Jefferson Parish Library in Metairie http://www.jefferson.lib.la.us/branches/jplpage.eastbankregional.html

 

 Westbank regional Jefferson Parish Library in Gretna

http://www.jefferson.lib.la.us/branches/jplpage.westbankregional.html

 

Louisiana State Archives in Baton Rouge

http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/ARCHIVES/archives/archives-library.htm
Louisiana State Historical Center 
http://www.crt.state.la.us/museum/collections/historical_center/
 

 and several other repositories around the United States

 
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L'Heritage is in former print but presently
out of publication at this time.

 

All Back issues were lost due to hurricane katrina and the
devastating floods to st.  Bernard parish

 and several other repositories around the United States

Nunez Community College Library, located at 3710 Paris Rd., Chalmette, LA., will house the full set of  St. Bernard Genealogical Library of books and quarterly publications L'Heritage on its second floor.

Copies of L'Heritage are available at New Orleans Public Library on Loyola Ave. in New Orleans, Jefferson Parish Library in Metairie, Louisiana State Archives in Baton Rouge, the Westbank Jefferson Parish Library in Gretna and several other repositories around the United States.

Note:

St. Bernard Genealogical Society is still an integral part of CCUG-PC's history. The SBGS's complete bound set of its Genealogy books is available at Nunez Community College Library. Here is the link!   **L'Heritage**  and you can search here at Nunez! The SBGS's complete bound set of its Genealogy books is also available at the Terrebonne Parish Library.

Interesting Tidbits!

National Archives - Resources for Genealogy


Available: 1940 Census information

Basic Software Tools for Genealogists

Genealogy in Time Website

The War of 1812 Website

Tulane University's Louisiana Research Collection


Genealogy In Time Magazine Site

St. Roch Cemetery in New Orleans, LA
http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans/cemroch.htm


The Mayflower Descendant, Vols. 31–35
Publication years: 1933, 1934, 1935, 1937, and 1985)
 

 


St. Bernard Genealogical Society


Genealogy Forms:

Sources Forms: Front
Sources Forms: Rear
 


Familytree.com:

The Graphical Genealogy Directory

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Great Genealogy Links
 


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