The Lafayette Advertiser Transcriptions

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Following is the list of transcriptions of the "Personals" section of The Lafayette Advertiser. Click on the issue information to be brought to the page of transcriptions, or use the search function. Use your browser's search function (Ctrl + F) to find a particular name on any transcription page.

These transcriptions include information on people in the following areas: Lafayette, Carencro, St. Martinville, Breaux Bridge, Lake Charles, New Orleans, Royville, Abbeville, Rayne, Pilette, Opelousas, Crowley, among other places. The items range from extended details about parties or weddings, to small items about who is visiting whom in town, who is travelling, who is sick, etc. While some of the items may not give you vital information on the individual you are researching, they provide a very compelling glimpse into the everyday events of this town. If you know you have relatives who lived in Lafayette during this time, it might be especially interesting to read about the people, places and events that they read about too!

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