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

Averell & Tara Sutton
Research Names: Margin, Foy, Hubbard, Barthe

Averell and Tara are both native New Orleanians. There home is located in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Averell Sutton is a practicing OB/GYN in San Antonio. He is a graduate of St. Augustine HS , Dillard Univ & Meharry MedicalCollege. Averell is a member of the Viking Krewe, Inc., a prominent Social Aid and Pleasure Club of New Orleans. Tara Margin Sutton attended St Joseph Academy and Xavier University. Tara has retired from the education system to care for her mom.

Tara and Averells’ favorite Creole expressions: “Eh La Bah” ,“Stay on the Banquette”

Tara and Averell have raised 3 sons and loves having them visit back home when time permits. The Sutton’s return to New Orleans as often as possible to do the touristy things. They are well considered as Foodies and lovers of N.O. Jazz & Heritage Fest, French Quarter Fest and let’s just say ALL FEST New Orleans.


Color Me Creole: A portrait project documenting Louisiana Creoles and their motivations throughout 2014 & 2015.

This official COLOR ME CREOLE photograph is being made available only for publication by LOUISIANA CREOLE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (LA Creole) and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photographs may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement by the COLOR ME CREOLE Photographer, Cedric A Ellsworth, NOLA VIEUX PHOTOGRAPHY or LA CREOLE.

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Tara Margin SuttonLove my heritage!!! Love this photo!!5   ·  1 week ago

Lisa Legaux-BarrowTara are you researching margin and foy. If so I would like some of your info.1 week ago

Tara Margin SuttonHaven't done hardly anything yet because I have Mom with me. I do plan to start doing a little bit soon.1 week ago

Tara Margin SuttonI have done some, but need to do much more!!1 week ago

Lisa Legaux-BarrowI have a tree on ancestry.com looking at legaux's and foys1 week ago

Mona LaMothe SmithBeautiful picture!1 week ago

Jana Abel SmithLove this picture! Y'all look great!! Miss y'all!1 week ago

Tara Margin SuttonThank you Mona!!1 week ago

Tara Margin SuttonThanks Jana!! Missing you too!! Lunch or dinner soon?1 week ago

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