looking for grand parents
My name is Julia Cox, I am the youngest of three children. My Fathers name is Roosevelt A Cox. I have been tring to find info on my grand parents. Problem is they were not married because of racial issues at that time. He is of german decent. and I only thing I have is my grand fathers last name cox and his first inital is either A or R. he died around 1985 in lousianna.
My grand mothers name was margaurite. maden name picou she also died about nine months earlier. Both died in the state of louisianna.
I would appriciate if someone can give me some advice where I should look and i have tried ancesty and I found nothing of help.