Allen Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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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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For more information:
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*[http://www.thetowntalk.com/article/20060419/COMMUNITIES/50219004/A-history-Allen-Parish A History of Allen Parish]
  
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
==== 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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{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;  
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== 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]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[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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[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]
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*[http://www.mygenealogist.com/louisiana-genealogy/allen-parish.htm
 
*[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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{{wikipedia|align="left"|Allen_Parish,_Louisiana|Allen Parish, Louisiana}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 03:26, 8 August 2011

Allen Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Allen Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 12, 1912
County Seat Oberlin
Courthouse
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Allen Parish Courthouse

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Allen Parish Quick Facts - U.S. Census Bureau

Church

Court

Land

Libraries

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).