Louisiana Creole Research Association


Spring is here! A happy Easter season from all of us at LA Creole. 

coupee-frontOn March 20th, members of LA Creole visited Pointe Coupee Parish for a day spent exploring, sharing and celebrating family histories dating from the earliest colonial days. See some pictures and learn more about this event, which we hope will be followed by more such visits to parishes where LA Creole members have ancestral ties.

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LA Creole is a New Orleans based non-profit family research organization dedicated to the study of the history and culture of the Creoles of Color of Louisiana through ancestral research, education, and celebration.

Creoles of Color in Louisiana
There is evidence that both French and Spanish Colonial Louisiana identified all its people (white, black, and mixed), both free and enslaved, who were born in the new world of old world stock as Creole. That included the offspring of Europeans (predominantly French and Spanish), Africans, and a mixture of both that could also include Native American.  More

Genealogy and History are our Mission
The Louisiana Creole Research Association, Inc., known as LA Creole, was founded on August 21, 2004 as a New Orleans-based, non-profit genealogy and family research organization.  More