From this time production continually increased untilwhen the center of the world Sulphur industry was changed from Sicily to Sulphur, Louisiana. The white plantation owners intermingled with the slaves and a mulatto population became established on the sugar plantations.
It has the most even climate in the South, no winter blizzards nor long summers. Any industrious, able-bodied man, desiring to purchase wild lands in a good location will do well to make a visit to the Kettle Creek lands, lately owned by the great Norwegian.
Raymond Erdman, the son of Oscar, was one of the last to operate the mill.
These people wanted not just the external symbols of the Christian faith, but they were hungry for the words of God. Before flax can be processed, the seeds must be removed.
This purchase included Walhalla, but it was not a home for the gods. In the Louisiana legislature, upon the request of the settlers, created the parish of Calcasieu with the seat of government at Marion.
We must, he said, stay here in a little hut which in its entirety was no larger than a medium-sized room. Rio Hondo lost its original Indian name and acquired that of Quelqueshue, which was later simplified to Calcasieu.
After we had arrived at the foot of the mountain, we took a rest. One had an animal, but it was poorly nourished because here the livestock had nothing to eat except that which they could find in the woods that I feared it would collapse along the way and cause me still more trouble, therefore, I choose rather to travel alone.
In the course of time many thousand acres reverted to the government and came into the possession of settlers under the homestead laws. Because of lack of funds he was not able to install sufficient machinery for the cultivation of rice or properly to prepare it for market.
While there are some interesting tidbits here it largely points towards the steady development of the fractious area without anything all that substantive given away.
Donehoo, founder and president of the Potter County Historical Society, to make this occasion one of outstanding interest and celebrity. The trip across the river was frightful because the raft was overloaded with the men as well as others and had only two inches of clearance above the water level.
In the first public road was built, and by there were miles of improved roads. Cowan and wife, also the exceptions or reservations in the sme, I herewith give you a sketch or plot of the lands reserved from data now in my possession and from notes taken some time since. From the middle of March to the end of April, planting was done.
Potatoes were produced early in the history of Calcasieu. Gallup became a shipping and transportation center. It is a combination of plains, prairies, pine hills and marshes. I use the word farmer to mean a man who lives by the soil - an independent, out-of-doors man, who turns the wealth of the soil into rice, corn, hay, or fruits.
A deed dated April 22,recording the land transfer between George Simmy of Upper Mahantongo and the members of Salem Church of Lutheran and Presbyterian Reformed Congregations is the only extant deed in existence.
Joerg requested baptism for herself and her three daughters, Anna, Theresa and Gertrude. Reiner said the roof of the timber-frame mill had fallen in and the walls were collapsing by the time he tore it down years ago.
Joerg married Mary Agatha, daughter of Dr. I think the stones from the fireplace chimney were used to fill the well. He was elected County Commissioner in and served one term.
All of these were made of hand-sewn linen. As related by a member of the family "poor Mrs. He is the son of Johann Peter Knorr. The shed, full of dry, one-inch material, was like a furnace.
This forest or grove is several miles long. For these reasons they determined upon the formation of a parish of their own, and with this end in view submitted to the legislature an act to create a new parish to be called Calcasieu.
He was a man of little wealth and little education.
This was the first appearance of Jean Lafitte in Calcasieu; afterwards he became a great friend of the people, and as the years passed he would return at irregular intervals and remain for weeks, should the United States war vessels be patrolling the coast. The parish had a mixed population consisting of Creoles, Acadians, Americans from half a dozen different states and a few Indians.
She said the mill was worn out by the time it was torn down. It is thought that it may have been a company, therefore the oldtimers called it the LeSueur Co.THE clash on meadowland to the west of York in July was a turning point in the English Civil War, leading to Oliver Cromwell's eventual triumph.
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