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Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana member Greg Lindsly presents details from his research of the Canary Islanders settlers in St. Landry, Lafayette, St. Martin and St. May parishes at the society’s Jan. 6 meeting at the Main Library. Lindsly searched many records, including the ‘Southwest Louisiana Records (Vols. 1, 2 and 3)’ by the Rev. Donald J. Hebert and the Spanish Ships List of the Canary Islanders (1778-79).

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Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana member Greg Lindsly presented details from his research of the Canary Islanders settlers in St. Landry, Lafayette, St. Martin and St. Mary parishes at the society’s Jan. 6 meeting at the Main Library.