Randall, saw you message on the web. I am very interested in more info on Francois Galatas.My agrandmother was Mary Galatas. I have been looking for info onher father. She always told me we were part indian. She used the term 1/8. This is the only other time i have heard this 1/8 since I was a child. Her hussband was Louis Hamilton Galatas. Both same last names. They lived on bayou liberty/bonfuca setlement. Please send me more info if you have some. Thnaks for the help. sincerely, Philalsosend it to my e-mail address. I keep a file on this stuff.