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  1. 1850 Bossier Parish Slave Census

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    February 18, 2014 by elhseven

    The 1850 U.S. Federal Slave Schedule for Bossier Parish reported 4,396 slaves with 295 slaveowners. There are some slaveowners missing …
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  2. Buckhall Plantation, Bossier Parish

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    February 16, 2014 by elhseven

    According to the Volume 4, page 112 of the 1856 Land Partition of Paulina DeGraffenried Gilmer & James Gilmer, Buckhall …
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  3. Hurricane Bluff Plantation, Bossier Parish

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    February 16, 2014 by elhseven

    This 2,285 acre plantation, valued at $138,045 in 1857 was initially given to John Pickett Jr. as a part of …
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  4. Goldpoint Plantation, NW Louisiana

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    January 28, 2014 by elhseven

    Goldpoint Plantation, Bossier, Parish The following includes a list of indentured servants from Goldpoint plantation.  This 1857 conveyance record represents …
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  5. Some slave & freedmen records at Red River Baptist Church, Benton, LA

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    January 11, 2014 by elhseven

    Red River Baptist Church was started in 1849 in the Willow Chute community of Bossier parish with the following 13 …
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  6. Bossier Race Riots of 1868

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    January 3, 2014 by elhseven

    The following excerpt was taken from Burton, Wilie. (1993). On the Black Side of Shreveport: A History (2nd edition.) The …
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  7. The Natives

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    February 2, 2013 by elhseven

    Highway 71 seems like the root that connects the various ancestral paths that bind us together but it wasn’t always …
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