Bossier Parish, Louisiana

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Bossier Parish; PO Box 369; Benton, LA 71006; Ph. 318.965.2336 Details:  (Par Clk has m, div, pro, land & ct rec from 183 & mil rec from 1917)
| county = Bossier Parish
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| county_map = La-bossier.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1843
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| founded date = February 24
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| seat wl = Benton
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| web = www.bossierparishla.gov
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| building image = Bossier Parish Courthouse IMG 2378.jpg
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| building address =204 Burt Blvd., Third Floor<br />P.O. Box 430
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Benton, LA 71006  
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://bellsouthpwp2.net/j/a/japrime/lagenweb/bossier.htm Bossier Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Bossier_Parish,_Louisiana|Bossier Parish]]''
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{{RAOGKcourthouse}}
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== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
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*'''1843--'''Bossier Parish was created 24 February 1843 from [[Claiborne Parish, Louisiana|Claiborne]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Benton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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See an interactive map of Bossier Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Bienville Parish, Louisiana|Bienville]]
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*[[Caddo Parish, Louisiana|Caddo]]
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*[[Lafayette County, Arkansas|Lafayette County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Miller County, Arkansas|Miller County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Red River Parish, Louisiana|Red River]]
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*[[Webster Parish, Louisiana|Webster]]
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== 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  ====
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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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{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
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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  ====
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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
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
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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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==== Military  ====
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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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==== 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>
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==== Probate  ====
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[[Louisiana_Probate_Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== 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.
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== 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}}
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== Web Sites  ==
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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+Bossier|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/BossierP/ Bossier Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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<references />
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{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
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[[Category:Bossier_Parish,_Louisiana]]
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Revision as of 20:34, 7 September 2012

Bossier Parish; PO Box 369; Benton, LA 71006; Ph. 318.965.2336 Details: (Par Clk has m, div, pro, land & ct rec from 183 & mil rec from 1917)