Last Tuesday I told you about finding the papers of Charles Boliver Sterling in California. He was the son of R.H. Sterling, who shot Ferdinand Morgan in the back during the Morgan/Morhouse feud. This is a copy of Robert's death certificate from New Orleans. I had always wondered what happened to him after he was … Continue reading The Death Certificate of Robert Harris Sterling
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A New Treasure to Pour Over!
I found about a month ago, a collection in the Huntington Library in San Marino, CA that uncovered an entire lost history of the people who lived around Sterlington in the 1830's. It is the papers of Charles Boliver Sterling, the son of Robert Harris Sterling and Eliza Caroline Morhouse. Remember Robert? He was the … Continue reading A New Treasure to Pour Over!
An Illustration of the 1830 Murder of General Ferdinand Morgan
Google Books is a treasure trove for historical and genealogical researchers. I was thinking about the Morgan/Morhouse feud, which was the first blog post I ever did. I decided to search for the key players names when Google Books showed two hits. The first was one I already knew about, which details the trial of … Continue reading An Illustration of the 1830 Murder of General Ferdinand Morgan
The Morgan/Morehouse feud part II.
Yesterday I told you about a murder on the streets of Monroe in 1830. Today, I will tell you about the conclusion of that gun battle. I wrote this article in the May, 2016 issue of Louisiana Road Trips Magazine. The Murder of Charles Morhouse Back in the September, 2008 issue of Louisiana Road … Continue reading The Morgan/Morehouse feud part II.
Welcome to my page!
Hi everyone! Welcome to my little corner of the internet! I wanted to share some of the interesting history tidbits I come across while researching (I am a genealogy librarian). I hope you find this information as interesting as I do! Lets get to it! One of my favorite stories is the Morgan/Sterling/Morehouse feud. Way … Continue reading Welcome to my page!