The Montz Family of Louisiana 1721 - Present
by Monty Montz

Table Of Contents

(Changes, corrections and reference links have been made by Keith Montz.)

Page Description Time Period
1 The Beginning 1519
2 The Thirty Years War 1618
Figure 1-1 Alsace - Lorraine
3 Immigration to America 1638
4 Early Explorations 1682
5 The German Coast 1719
Figure 2-2 Louisiana landings
6 Background on Alsace - Lorraine
Figure 2-1 Map of lower Mississippi
7 Historical Importance
Figure 2-3 The Provinces of Alsace-Lorraine
8 Reasons for settlement concluded
9     continuations of reasons
Exodus to America graphic
10 The Exodus
11 The Journey
12 The Ships 1720
La Garonne (Fig. 3-1)
13 More information on the ships
14 Early settlers establishments 1718-1724
15 Description of the region
16 Early settlements
17 Other townships
18 more on the townships
(Figure 4-1) Parrish graphic
19 more on the townships 2
20 Life along the coast
Early Montz photos
21 Home life
22 Life
23 Happenings along the coast 1768
24 Early religious foundations 1771
25 First Generations of Montz 1724
26 First Families of Louisiana
27 Where Johann came from and why (continued) 1772
28 How he came
29 pest ships 1721
30 Aspects of Names   (Early history of Names)
31    continued  (Reasons for name changes)
32    continued
33    continued
34    continued
35    continued  (Validation of the name "Montz")
36 Montz, Louisiana & Languages of past generations 1874
37    continued
38 Intermarriages
39 Occupations, Miscellaneous Items 1895
40   continued
41 Letter from Josephine Madere Montz, 73 yrs old in 1960
42   continued
43 Published Accounts 18xx
44   continued
45 Census Records 1810-1880
46   continued
47   continued
48 U.S. Census Records
49   continued