Louisiana Genealogy Trails
The Louisiana Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, which met in New Orleans on the 25th ult., closed its session on the 31st of the same month. The following is a list of appointed preachers for the present year :
New Orleans District. - S. C. Keener, Presiding Elder. Poydras street Church and Colored Charges. J. C. Keener and F. S Petway; Felicity street. H. N. McTyeire; Moreau street, to be supplied : First German Mission. J. M. Hooter; Second dp- J. Paule; Third do., to be supplied; New Orleans Circuit, R. Trippet.
Baton Rouge District - W, H. Crenshaw. Presiding Elder. Baton Rouge, R. J. Harp; West Baton Rouge, S. Haws: Plaquemine, W. H. Crenshaw ; Preston's Plantations. Z.Thompson; Lafourche and Houma, W. J. Ferguson; Lafourche Mission. L. A. Read.
Opelousas District - D. Kinnear, Presiding Elder. Opelousas, C. A. Frazee; Vermillion and Newtown, H. A.Morse; Chicot. J. Pipes; Franklin and Pattersonville. P- M. Goodwyn; Alexandria and Calcasieu, P. H. Dieffenwierth; Haw Creek. W. H. Turnley.
Shreveport District - Wm. E. Doty, Presiding Elder. Shreveport, L. Parker ; Caddo, R. H. Read; Caddo Colored Mission, D. S. Watkins; Mansfield, A. E. Goodwyn : Nachitoches, S. J. Graves; Minden. H. Avery; Bossier, S. J. Davies.
Monroe District. - J. N. Harall, Presiding Elder. Monroe, R. M. Crowson Monroe Colored Mission, Wm. H. Rogers; Bastrop. J. L. Wright; Bastrop, Colored Mission, to be supplied; Farmersville, Samuel Bard; Claiborne, R. Randle; Jackson, Joel Sanders and J. E. Scott ; Columbia, M. Davis; Boeuf Prairie. K. W. Yancy; Red River, Wm. A. Smyth
Vidalia District - W. R. Gober, Presiding Elder. Vidalia, S. W. Speer; Trinity, E. Mi Griswold ; Tensas, W. W. Jenkins: Richmond and Madison Mission to Colored People, T. J. Lacy; Lake Providence. M. Dubose; Monticello, Charles J. Hallberg. R. H. Rivers and A. Miller, appointed officers in Centenary College. Jackson, Louisiana.
Richard Peering transferred to Kentucky Conference.
Cyprien Gridley transferred to California.
John Powell transferred to East Texas, and appointed to Crockett Circuit.
Henry Mixen discontinued. Elisha W. Walker discontinued at his own request.
J. W. Harmon. F. P. Nixon. J. B. Eddins. P. F. Lewis and Uriah Whatley were granted locations at their own request.
P. M. Goodwyn. Secretary. The next yearly Conference will be held in Thibodaux, parish of Lafourche
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