Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Avoyelles_Parish,_Louisiana|Avoyelles Parish]]''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Avoyelles Parish
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| county_map = La-avoyelles.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| founded year = 1807
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| founded date = March 31
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| seat wl = Marksville
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| building image = LAAvoyellescourthouse.jpg
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| building address =312 North Main Street<br />Marksville, la 71351-2450 <br />(318) 253-75230
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kerabr123/ Avoyelles Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/avoyellesparish.htm Avoyelles Parish Courthouse]<br>312 N Main Street <br>Marksville, LA 71351<br>Phone: 318.253.9208 <br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage and land records from 1908, <br>probate records from 1925, court records from 1929, <br>divorce records from 1939 and military records from 1886 .<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana p. 289 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
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'''1807--'''Avoyelles Parish was created 31 March 1807 as an original parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Marksville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Avoyelles Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Catahoula Parish, Louisiana|Catahoula]]
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*[[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia]]
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*[[Evangeline Parish, Louisiana|Evangeline]]
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*[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana|LaSalle]]
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*[[Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana|Pointe Coupee]]
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*[[Rapides Parish, Louisiana|Rapides]]
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*[[St. Landry Parish, Louisiana|St. Landry]]
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*[[West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|West Feliciana]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; partial records and photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;LA cemetery records by county&nbsp;
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by county&nbsp;
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
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Individual cemeteries:
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=45041 Our Lady of the Lourdes Cemetery #1, Marksville] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battles were fought in Avoyelles Parish.
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*March 14, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la017.htm Fort DeRussy]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la017.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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*May 16, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la022.htm Mansura], also known as Smith's Place or Marksville<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la022.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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*May 18, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la023.htm Yellow Bayou], also known as Norwood’s Plantation<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la023.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/LAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.
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[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL
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*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
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{{RAOGKobituary}}&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this parish.
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*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project *{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Assumption|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/AvoyellesP/ Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=_Nit21ZtgAMC&lpg=PA11&ots=zMj9YUZZTB&dq=german%20coast%20louisiana&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q=german%20coast%20louisiana&f=false History of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, By Corinne L. Saucier] (Google books)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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<references />{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
  
 
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Revision as of 22:44, 3 January 2013

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Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
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Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 31, 1807
County Seat Marksville
Courthouse
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Address 312 North Main Street
Marksville, la 71351-2450
(318) 253-75230
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Avoyelles Parish Courthouse
312 N Main Street
Marksville, LA 71351
Phone: 318.253.9208

Parish Clerk has marriage and land records from 1908,
probate records from 1925, court records from 1929,
divorce records from 1939 and military records from 1886 .[1]

History

Parent Parish

1807--Avoyelles Parish was created 31 March 1807 as an original parish.
Parish seat: Marksville [1]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries

Individual cemeteries:

 

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Avoyelles Parish.

Map showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.


Louisiana Military History Online

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. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana p. 289 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)