Early Black River Settlers (1838 - 1857)

NOTE: The following material was extracted from A History of Concordia Parish, Louisiana (1768-1931), by Robert Dabney Calhoun; Reprinted from The Louisiana Historical Quarterly For January, 1932; Library of Congress No., F377-C7C3 Nov. 28, 1934; Reprinted Nov., 1974; Reprinted, with Table of Contents and Index. December, 1989.
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Ann Allen Geoghegan


The following names appear on land entries from either the United States, or the State, and cover the period 1838 - 1857
ADAMS, William D.
BEARD, Issac N.
BEASLEY, William H.
BROWN, Nancy
BRUCE, W. G. 
BRYAN, Joseph Del'Hoste
BRYAN, Milton
CAMPBELL, Alexander, Jr.
CAMPBELL, Beasley
CAMPBELL, Fountain
CAMPBELL, Thomas F.
COLLINS, James
CRANE, J. C.
CRANE, John (2)
CRANE, John P.
CRANE, Mrs. Letitia
CRANE, Thomas C.
DALE, George W.
DALE, William
DONALDSON, William
EARHART, William
ESKEW, Hugh B.
GIBBS, Benjamin & Jane
GIBBS, William
GLASSCOCK, Benjamin
GREEN, George W.
JACKSON, Henry
JACKSON, Jacob
JACKSON, Samuel
JONES, Abraham
LANEHART, Jesse
LANIUS, Benjamin O.
LANIUS, John L.
LANIUS, Mariah
LUM, Isaac
MAGOUN, Cyrus S.
MILLER, Elizabeth
MILLER, Garrard W.
MILLER, John
MILLER, John A.
MILLER, Seth
MONTGOMERY, William
MORACE, Ant.
NUGENT, Cornelius
NUGENT, James
NUGENT, Michael
OGDEN, John P.
OSWALT, Samuel B.
PARHAM, Preston G.
PEASE, William S.
PLUMMER, Eli
PRATER, Pleasant H.
PRATER, R. W.
ROURKE, Mrs. B. W.
ROURKE, William
RUSS, Samuel P.
SCOTT, George W.
SCOTT, M. A.
SCOTT, Major A.
SCOTT, Samuel C.
SMITH, Samuel
TIFFEE, James A.
WELCH, Edward
WELCH, John
WHITE, James E.
WHITE, Mary E.
WILLIAMS, Ebenezer
WILLIAMS, Edward P.
WILLIAMS, Granville
WILSON, Milton