Welcome to the Jefferson Genealogical Society Web site. General meeting information is here.
The Jefferson Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7 PM at John Calvin Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 4201 Transcontinental Drive at Glendale in Metairie. Casey Stuart, a local historian and expert on preservation, will present “Lost New Orleans: Below Canal Street.” Stuart will show photos of buildings that no longer exist below Canal Street in the French Quarter, Marigny, Bywater and other neighborhoods.
After retiring from 30 years in the pharmaceutical industry, he earned a Masters Degree in Preservation Studies from Tulane University. He currently teaches a course on Historical New Orleans at The Sharing Program at St. Francis Xavier Church in Metairie. He is the President of the Louisiana Landmarks Society and Second Vice President of the Genealogical Research Society of New Orleans. He is a specialist in the architectural history of New Orleans, and he has lectured extensively on New Orleans history and architecture topics and on the historic cemeteries of New Orleans.
For further information, please call Fred Wilbert at 504-837-2034.
The Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society Annual Conference is May 2, 2015 in Baton Rouge. Download Information here.