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Betty Mier Collection

Collection 276

Betty Mier (1932- 2003).  Collection, 1766-1995, n.d.

2 feet, 2 inches

Betty J. Thibodeaux Mier was born on January 27, 1932 in Crowley, Louisiana.   She married Shelby Samuel Mier of Lafayette.  Mier was a resident of Lafayette for 35 Years. She was a member of the Carmelite Monastery for nine years where she was an apostolate. 

Mrs. Mier was a volunteer in the Cathedral of St. John’s sacramental records office and was awarded the St. John Cathedral medal, as well as the Bishop’s Service Medal in 1998 for her outstanding volunteer work.  She was also a member of the Opelousas Chapter of D.A.R., the Lay order of Descaled Carmelite Sisters and the Sierra Club of Lafayette.  She died on March 12, 2003.  She is buried in St. John Cemetery, Lafayette, LA.

This collection contains her working files on family histories from the Acadiana area.

Series:

A. Working Files
    1. Family histories 1-1 thru 2-28
    2. General Records 2-29
    3. Parish histories 2-30 thru 2-38
    4. Churches 2-39
    5. Publications 2-40
    6. Correspondence 2-41
    7. Miscellaneous 2-42

Inventory:

Box 1  
1-01 Family histories: Amez-Droz families, includes genealogy charts, handwritten notes, research articles, typescripts, etc., n.d.
1-02 Family histories: Bean families, including news clippings, 1980: Nov. 16
1-03 Family Histories: Breaux families, including news clippings, news articles, Internet articles, Genealogy charts, etc.  n.d.
1-04 Family Histories: Broussard families, including handwritten notes, n.d.
1-05 Family Histories: Cantin families, including photographs, naturalization certificate,  marriage certificate, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
1-06 Family Histories: Carlin families, including genealogy charts, n.d.
1-07 Family Histories: Carruthers families, including correspondence, handwritten notes, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
1-08 Family Histories: Chretien families, including news articles, 1981: May 24
1-09 Family Histories: Clark families, including handwritten notes, typescripts, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
1-10 Family Histories: Collard families, including correspondence, typescript material, news articles, n.d.
1-11 Family Histories: Daigle families, including news articles, photographs, genealogy chart, n.d.
1-12 Family Histories: Debaillon families, including baptismal and death certificates, typescript material, genealogy chart, n.d.
1-13 Family Histories: Delmouly families, including news clippings, naturalization certificate, copies of photos, etc., n.d.
1-14 Family Histories: Franquez, Bernard families, including genealogy charts, news clippings, photographs, handwritten notes, typescripts, etc., n.d.
1-15 Family Histories: Franquez, Bernard families, including genealogy charts, news clippings, photographs, handwritten notes, typescripts, etc. n.d.
1-16 Family Histories: Franquez, Bernard families, including genealogy charts, news clippings, photographs, handwritten notes, typescripts, etc., n.d.
1-17 Family Histories:  Franquez, Bernard families, including genealogy charts, news clippings, photographs, handwritten notes, typescripts, etc., n.d.
1-18 Family Histories: Franquez, Bernard families, including genealogy charts, news clippings, photographs, handwritten notes, typescripts, etc., n.d.
1-19 Family Histories: Franquez, Bernard families, including genealogy charts, news clippings, photographs, handwritten notes, typescripts, etc., n.d.
1-20 Family Histories: Franquez, Bernard families, including genealogy charts, news clippings, photographs, handwritten notes, typescripts, etc. n.d.
1-21 Family Histories: Godard families, including handwritten notes, news articles, typescript material, etc., n.d.
1-22 Family Histories: Godari, Alfred families, including census record, n.d.
1-23 Family Histories: Hanks families, including handwritten notes, genealogy charts, correspondence, etc., n.d.
1-24 Family Histories: Hanks families, including handwritten notes, genealogy charts, correspondence, etc., n.d.
1-25 Family Histories: Henry families, including handwritten notes, typed material, documents, etc., n.d.
1-26 Family Histories: Henry families, including handwritten notes, typed material, documents, etc., n.d.
1-27 Family Histories: Hilbert families, including typescript material, n.d.
1-28 Family Histories: Holmes, Daniel Henry families, including news clippings, 1980: Sept. 3
1-29 Family Histories: Honore families, including correspondence, handwritten notes, typed material, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
1-30 Family Histories:  Honore families, including correspondence, handwritten notes, typed material, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
1-31 Family Histories: Jules families, including handwritten notes, typed material, genealogy charts, n.d.
1-32 Family Histories:  Juneau families, including typed information, genealogy charts, n.d.
1-33 Family Histories: Kelley families including Paine, and Rabb families.  Includes handwritten notes, typed information, genealogy charts, correspondence, n.d.
1-34 Family Histories: Kelley families including Paine, and Rabb families.  Includes handwritten notes, typed information, genealogy charts, correspondence, n.d.
1-35 Family Histories: Kelley families including Paine, and Rabb families.  Includes handwritten notes, typed information, genealogy charts, correspondence, n.d.
1-36 Family Histories: Latiolais families, including handwritten notes, typed information, correspondence, n.d.
1-37 Family Histories: Latiolais families, including handwritten notes, typed information, correspondence, n.d.
1-38 Family Histories: Levaque families, including documents, census information, typed information, genealogy charts, etc.
1-39 Family Histories: Levaque families, including documents, census information, typed information, genealogy charts, etc.
1-40 Family Histories: McBride families, including baptismal certificate, handwritten notes, typed information, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
1-41 Family Histories: McBride families, including handwritten notes, typed information, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
1-42 Family Histories: Martin families, including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, articles, genealogy charts, n.d.
1-43 Family Histories: Martin families, including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, articles, genealogy charts, n.d.
1-44 Family Histories: Mattieu families, including genealogy charts, correspondence, etc., n.d.
1-45 Family Histories: Monnier families, including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, photographs, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
1-46 Family Histories: Monnier families, including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, photographs, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
1-47 Family Histories: Monnier families, including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, photographs, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
   
Box 2  
2-01 Family Histories: Monnier families ,including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, photographs, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
2-02 Family Histories: Monnier families, including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, photographs, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
2-03 Family Histories: Monnier families, including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, photographs, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
2-04 Family Histories: Monnier families including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, photographs, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
2-05 Family Histories: Monnier families, including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, photographs, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
2-06 Family Histories:  Monnier families, including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, photographs, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
2-07 Family Histories:  Monnier families, including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, photographs, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
2-08 Family Histories:  Monnier families, including correspondence, typed information, handwritten notes, photographs, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
2-09 Family Histories: Pitre families, including handwritten notes, genealogy charts, n.d.
2-10 Family Histories: Rogers families, including marriage certificate, other documents, genealogy charts, census charts, etc., n.d.
2-11 Family Histories: Rosina families, including newsletters, correspondence, n.d.
2-12 Family Histories: Ruby families, including marriage certificate, n.d. [1 item]
2-13 Family Histories: Sandoz families, including correspondence, marriage certificate, genealogy charts, etc., n.d.
2-14 Family Histories: Simon families, including genealogy chart, articles, typed material, etc.,  n.d.
2-15 Family Histories: Strother families, including correspondence, news clippings, etc., n.d.
2-16 Family Histories: Voinchi families, including correspondence, handwritten notes, typed material, general records, etc., n.d.
2-17 Family Histories: Voinchi families, including correspondence, handwritten notes, typed material, general records, etc., n.d.
2-18 Family Histories: Voinchi families, including correspondence, handwritten notes, typed material, general records, etc., n.d.
2-19 Family Histories: Whitney families, including genealogy charts, handwritten notes, etc., n.d.
2-20 Family Histories: Whitney families, including genealogy charts, handwritten notes, etc., n.d
2-21 Family Histories:  Whittington families, including news clippings, genealogy charts, typescript material, handwritten notes, etc., n.d.
2-22 Family Histories: Whittington families, including news clippings, genealogy charts, typescript material, handwritten notes, etc., n.d.
2-23 Family Histories:  Whittington families, including news clippings, genealogy charts, typescript material, handwritten notes, etc., n.d.
2-24 Family Histories: Whittington families, including news clippings, genealogy charts, typescript material, handwritten notes, etc., n.d.
2-25 Family Histories: Willis families, including genealogy charts, handwritten notes, n.d.
2-26 Family Histories: Wilson families, including correspondence, news clippings, n.d.
2-27 Family Histories: Multiple families, including Russell, Judice, Nixon, Voorhies, Bonnet, Gaspard, Lejeune, Ducharme, Trahan families.  Includes genealogy charts, handwritten notes, etc., n.d.
2-28 Family Histories:  Multiple families , including Guchereau, Roanne, Fogleman, Broussard families.  Includes handwritten notes, census records, etc., n.d.
2-29 General records: includes names and address for mailing lists, n.d. [no other information provided]
2-30 Parish records: Acadia parish records, including news clippings of people and places of Crowley
2-31 Parish records:  Lafayette parish records, including news clippings, magazine articles, and map of Vermilionville
2-32 Parish records:  Orleans parish records, including typed material of the history of the wards, map of Greater New Orleans, n.d.
2-33 Parish records: St. James parish records, including census of 1766, etc., n.d.
2-34 Parish records: St. John parish records, including correspondence, marriage certificate, typed material, etc., n.d.
2-35 Parish records: St. John parish records, including correspondence, marriage certificate, typed material, etc., n.d.
2-36 Parish records:  St. John parish records, including correspondence, marriage certificate, typed material, etc., n.d.
2-37 Parish records: St. Martin parish records, including census information, 1808
2-38 Parish records:  St. Tammany parish records, including handwritten document changing the laws of Notary public, 1872: July 19
2-39 Church records: catholic Church records, including St. Louis Cathedral listing churches in Orleans parish, 1974: Jan 29.  Article pertaining to “The Catholic Church in Louisiana”.
2-40 Publications: SFVGS Bulletin, San Fernando Valley Genealogical Society, 1994: Jan.; The Land, The River, The People (article), n.d.; Journal de Ma Vie Pour L’Annee’ 1857, handwritten journal, 1852
2-41 Correspondence, 1979-1995, n.d. To and from Betty Mier
2-42 Miscellaneous: brochures email messages, other writings, etc., n.d.