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Ascension Parish, Louisiana
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Founded March 31, 1807
County Seat Donaldsonville
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Address 300 Houmas St
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
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Contents

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

Criminal Matters from the Donaldsonville Chief 1915

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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. 

 

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