Friends of CreoleGen

We appreciate those who support CreoleGen with a monetary donation and we want to show our appreciation by acknowledging each supporter here.  This helps us as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to continue providing the educational, genealogical and historical information we make available free to you on the internet.  We thank you so very much.

Our Founders:

Lolita Villavasso Cherrie

Lenora  Gobert

Jari C. L. Honora

Janice Duplantier Smith

Our Contributing Members:

Eugenia Adams

Sallie F Arnoult, Ethereal Designs LLC

Gloria Aubrey

Patricia A. Barichere

Cynthia Belton

Sydney Bradford II

Alida Buckhalter

Wilma Carriere

Dr. Raphael Cassimere Jr

Cornell Celestine

Milton Cloutier

Lydia Curry

Helen DeBerry

Ferdinand DeJan, Jr.

Joan Desmore

Elaine Lebaud Dias

JW Dugar

Bobby Dupre

Wendell Dupuy

Fernin Eaton

Patricia Ferrand

Robert Finley III

Laurie Garnier

Robert Grenier

Bill Gueringer

James Guidry

Courtney H.

Lori Hewlett

Nicole Hardin

David Harold

Joan Jackson

Claudette C Jeffrey

Helen A. Johnson

Ruth E. Kennedy

Lionel Khaton

Shaunelle King

Joseph Labat

Lionel B. Labeaud

Sharon Marquez

Katharine Rousseve Massaquoi

Sabrina McCarthy

The Rev. John Munson – The Friends of Christ Church, Napoleonville

Elise T. Nicholls

Philip Orticke

Rodney Page

Marva Pattillo

Lynda Prampin

Alan Raphael

Wanda Romain

Mark Roudane

Numa Rousseve

Mell Branch Roy

Steve Selden

Ernie June Silcott

Tyron Stern

Doris Dusuau Taylor

Collette Torres

Barbara Trevigne

Shirley Washington

Heidi Weishaupt

Ernest Williams

David W. Wyckoff, MD

10 thoughts on “Friends of CreoleGen

  1. I love the research that goes into the articles posted on the website. I want nothing more than to continue learning more about my heritage and proudly teaching others of the Creole contribution and experience. It’s certainly apropos to appreciate the great variety of persons within the fabric of American color. Thank You!

  2. Bonjour Mrs. Coubarous!

    We don’t have anything at present on the Colored Industrial and Normal School (Gaudet School), but we are aware of the incredible Mrs. Frances T. Gaudet. This is on our long, long list of future blog topics! As they say in Creole – Petit a petit l’oiseau fait son nid “Little by little the bird makes his nest” You can read her autobiography He Leadeth Me, which is widely available in libraries. Thanks for reading!

  3. Hello,
    Thank You for adding me on. I would like to know if you have any information on the other Charles family members:
    Alcida Charles, Aristide Charles, Bienville Charles, Praxile Charles, Mary Cora Charles, Celestine Charles.

  4. Thank you – my grandmother Clea Desdunes was the niece of Rudolphe Desdunes, his son was Daniel Desdunes. Always wanted to know more of Straight University. I had discovered his name on registration records when I prepared an ancestry file for the family.

    I will contribute to your organization. Periodically I return to New Orleans – now having a vacation home Uptown to enjoy all that is historical. I left in 1955 but always have returned home.

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