Ascension Parish, Louisiana

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Ascension Parish; Houmas St; PO Box 192; Donaldsonville, LA 70346; Ph. 225.773.9866 Details: (Par Clk has m rec from 1763, div, pro &amp; ct rec from 1800 &amp; land rec from 1770) <br>
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Ascension Parish Courthouse<br> Houmas Street<br> PO Box 192<br> Donaldsonville, LA 70346<br> Phone: 225.773.9866 <br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1763, <br>divorce, probate and court records from 1800 <br>and land records from 1770 <br>  
  
 
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Revision as of 17:53, 2 October 2012

Ascension Parish, Louisiana
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Map of Louisiana highlighting Ascension Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 31, 1807
County Seat Donaldsonville
Courthouse
LAAscensioncourthouse.jpg
Address 300 Houmas St
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
Ascension Parish Clerk of Court Website
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Ascension Parish Courthouse
Houmas Street
PO Box 192
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
Phone: 225.773.9866

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1763,
divorce, probate and court records from 1800
and land records from 1770

 

Quick Dates

Ascension Parish's civil records start the following years:

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1763
1810 1770 1880


History

Parent Parish

  • 1807--Ascension Parish was created 31 March 1807 from St. James Parish.
    Parish seat: Donaldsonville [1]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Biographies

Aucoin, Kleber A.
Babin,Louis U.
Barland, Rev. Charles D.
Welman Bradford
The Bringier Family
Daniel C. Brumfield, MD
Millard R. M. Cushman
William V. Davis
Louis A. Dehon, Jr., DDS
Duke, James R.
Lucien Gautreau
Allen T. Gonzales
Joseph Gonzales
Adam Guedry
John D. Hanson, MD
Levi M. Hargis
Landry, Arthur L.
J. C. LeBlanc
Hon. Paul Leche
Allen W. Martin, MD
Richard McCulloh
Gen. William P. Miles
Capt. John T. Nolan
Diedrich Ohemeyer
Charles Oschwald
Thomas B. Odom
Edward F. Painchaud
George B. Reuss
John L. Rusca
Guy S. St. Amant, M.D.
J. E. St. Martin
Samuel H. St. Martin
Hon. Robert Nichols Sims
James Teller
Paul T. Thibodaux, M.D.
Edward Tiran
Joseph L. Webre, DDS
Theo. L. Webre, DDS

Cemeteries

 





Census

Census Pop.
18102,219
18203,72868.0%
18305,24640.7%
18406,95132.5%
185010,75254.7%
186011,4846.8%
187011,5770.8%
188016,89545.9%
189019,54515.7%
190024,14223.5%
191023,887−1.1%
192022,155−7.3%
193018,438−16.8%
194021,21515.1%
195022,3875.5%
196027,92724.7%
197037,08632.8%
198050,06835.0%
199058,21416.3%
200076,62731.6%
2010106,21538.6%
Ascension Parish Census Data[2]


Church

Court


Ethnic

Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872  Reel 0071

Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 Reel 0072

Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 Reel 0073

Land

U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 Ascension, Livingston Parishes

U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 Ascension, East Baton Rouge Parishes

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Ascension Parish.  

Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

Newspapers

  





Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August, 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)