Allen Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Allen_Parish,_Louisiana|Allen Parish]]''  
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| seat wl = Oberlin
 
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| building address =P.O. Box 248<br />Oberlin, La. 70655<br />(337) 639-4351<br />[http://www.33jdc.com/ '''Allen Parish Courthouse Website''']
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Allen_Parish,_Louisiana|Allen Parish]]''
 
  
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
  
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[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/LA_Allen.htm Allen Parish Courthouse]<br>PO Box G<br>Oberlin, LA 70655-2007<br>Phone: 337.639.2803 <br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate <br>and court records from 1913 .<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Allen Parish, Louisiana p 289 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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Allen Parish is named for former Confederate States Army general and Governor of Louisiana Henry Watkins Allen. It was separated in 1912 from the larger Calcasieu Parish to the southwest.
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*[http://www.thetowntalk.com/article/20060419/COMMUNITIES/50219004/A-history-Allen-Parish A History of Allen Parish]
  
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of Allen Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
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{{Allen Parish, Louisiana}}
 
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*Elizabeth <br>
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*Kinder<br>
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*Oakdale <br>
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*Oberlin<br>
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*Reeves<br>
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Acadia Parish, Louisiana|Acadia]]
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*[[Beauregard Parish, Louisiana|Beauregard]]
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*[[Evangeline Parish, Louisiana|Evangeline]]
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*[[Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana|Jefferson Davis]]
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*[[Rapides Parish, Louisiana|Rapides]]
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*[[Vernon Parish, Louisiana|Vernon]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;LA cemetery records by county&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;LA cemetery records by county&nbsp;  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by county&nbsp;  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by county&nbsp;  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/allen.htm Tombsone Transcription Project - Allen Parish]<br>
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/allen.htm Tombsone Transcription Project - Allen Parish]<br>  
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*[http://billiongraves.com/ BillionGraves.com]
  
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==== Census  ====
 
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
==== Libraries ====
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==== Libraries ====
* [http://www.allen.lib.la.us/ Allen Parish Libraries]
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*[http://www.allen.lib.la.us/ Allen Parish Libraries]
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===== Family History Centers<br>  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project  
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*[http://www.zipmap.net/Louisiana/Allen_Parish.htm Allen Parish Zip Code Map]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]  
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*[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/louisiana/allen.htm Allen Parish, Louisiana World War II Casualties Army and Air Force]
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Louisiana_Probate_Records Louisiana Probate Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
  
 
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[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.  
 
[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.  
  
== Societies ==
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== Societies ==
  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
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*[http://www.theusgenweb.org/la/allen/ Allen Parish Genealogy]  
 
*[http://www.theusgenweb.org/la/allen/ Allen Parish Genealogy]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/allen.htm US GenWeb - Allen Parish]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/allen.htm US GenWeb - Allen Parish]  
*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Allen-Parish-Louisiana/109858212397610 Allen Parish on Facebook]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Allen-Parish-Louisiana/109858212397610 Allen Parish on Facebook]  
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*[http://louisiana.gov/Government/Parish_Allen/ Allen Parish on Louisiana.gov]<br>
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects  
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects Genealogy Research in Allen Parish, Louisiana]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project *{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Allen|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project *{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Allen|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/AllenP/ Allen Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/AllenP/ Allen Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 22:41, 3 January 2013

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Allen Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Allen Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
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Facts
Founded June 12, 1912
County Seat Oberlin
Courthouse
Allen Parish, Louisiana.jpg
Address P.O. Box 248
Oberlin, La. 70655
(337) 639-4351
Allen Parish Courthouse Website
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Allen Parish Courthouse
PO Box G
Oberlin, LA 70655-2007
Phone: 337.639.2803

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate
and court records from 1913 .[1]


History

Allen Parish is named for former Confederate States Army general and Governor of Louisiana Henry Watkins Allen. It was separated in 1912 from the larger Calcasieu Parish to the southwest.

For more information:

Parent Parish

  • 1912--Allen Parish was created 12 June 1912 from Calcasieu Parish.
    Parish seat: Oberlin [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Allen Parish boundary changes. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 

Census

Allen Parish Quick Facts - U.S. Census Bureau

Church

Court

Land

Libraries

Family History Centers

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  





Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

Louisiana Records and Statistics Information  ~ where and how to order information.

Societies

 

Websites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Allen Parish, Louisiana

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Allen Parish, Louisiana p 289 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).