Bossier Parish, Louisiana

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== Parish Courthouse<br> ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| 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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Bossier Parish Courthouse<br> PO Box 369<br> Benton, LA 71006<br> Phone: 318.965.2336 <br><br>Parish Clerk Courthouse has marriage, divorce, probate, land<br> and court records from 1830 and military records from 1917
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Bossier_Parish,_Louisiana|Bossier Parish]]''
  
[[Category:Louisiana]]
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
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Bossier Parish Courthouse<br> PO Box 369<br> Benton, LA 71006<br> Phone: 318.965.2336 <br><br>Parish Clerk Courthouse has marriage, divorce, probate, land and court records from 1830 and military records from 1917.
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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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==== 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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==== 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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== 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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Revision as of 20:03, 2 October 2012

Bossier Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Bossier Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 24, 1843
County Seat Benton
Courthouse
Bossier Parish Courthouse IMG 2378.jpg
Address 204 Burt Blvd., Third Floor
P.O. Box 430

Benton, LA 71006

Website: www.bossierparishla.gov
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Bossier Parish Courthouse
PO Box 369
Benton, LA 71006
Phone: 318.965.2336

Parish Clerk Courthouse has marriage, divorce, probate, land and court records from 1830 and military records from 1917.

History

Parent Parish

  • 1843--Bossier Parish was created 24 February 1843 from Claiborne Parish.
    Parish seat: Benton [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Bossier 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

 





Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

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