As I posted much earlier, I have this grandmother named Freda who is a difficult hurdle in my genealogy. Well I found an update on her and now I have to figure out how to get the info. I might ask one of my Louisiana cousins who I have never met but seems friendly.
Anyway, I found a criminal court agenda from New Orleans from 1880-1918 and there on it were two cases against a Freda Wederstrand. I couldn't find a date but since my dad was born in 1914 and put into the orphanage by 1920 I figured out that she had these cases from sometime between 1914 to 1918. (Keeping in mind the cut-off on the list). Anyway she's listed as having been pulled in (Freda Wederstrand et all) for having a bawdy house and /or a house of disorderly people.
I can't wait to find out. What kind was it... I mean it could have been a saloon since Prohibition could have been going on. She could have a honest story. But I think she was a someone driven woman with a shadowy past.
Only time will tell. But it's a little more history on her.