East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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East Baton Rouge Parish; 222 St Louis St; Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5817; Ph. 225.383.0378 Details:  (Par Clk has m rec from 1840, div, pro, ct & land rec from 1782)
| county = East Baton Rouge Parish  
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| county_map = La-east-baton-rouge.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1810
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| founded date = December 22
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| seat wl = Baton Rouge
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| web = ebrclerkofcourt.org
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| building image = LAEastBatonRougecourthouse.jpg
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| building address =
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[ East Baton Rouge Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[East_Baton_Rouge_Parish,_Louisiana|East Baton Rouge Parish]]''
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{{RAOGKcourthouse}}
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== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
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*'''1810--'''East Baton Rouge Parish was created 22 December 1810 from&nbsp;Feliciana (Old)&nbsp;Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Baton Rouge <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 East Baton Rouge 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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[http://theusgenweb.org/la/ebr/cities-towns.htm Cities and Towns], LAGenWeb Project
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Ascension Parish, Louisiana|Ascension]]
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*[[East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|East Feliciana]]
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*[[Iberville Parish, Louisiana|Iberville]]
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*[[Livingston Parish, Louisiana|Livingston]]
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*[[St. Helena Parish, Louisiana|St. Helena]]
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*[[West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana|West Baton Rouge]]
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*[[West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|West Feliciana]]
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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://theusgenweb.org/la/ebr/cems/cemeteries.htm Cemeteries at East Baton Rouge Par]. LAGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/eastbatonrouge/ebtr-cem.htm LA, Tanscription Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; partial records and photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project, E. Baton Rouge Par.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/eastbatrou.htm Interment.net] ~&nbsp;E. Baton Rouge Par.
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Listing by&nbsp;parish
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=20&CScnty=1125 FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Cemetery records of E. Baton Rouge Par.<br>{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1900=31153
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| 1910=34580
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| 1920=44513
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| 1930=68208
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| 1940=88415
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| 1950=158236
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| 1960=230058
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| 1970=285167
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| 1980=366191
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| 1990=380105
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| 2000=412852
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| 2010=440171
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| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22033.html|title=East Baton Rouge Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2009-09-11}}</ref>
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| footnote=East Baton Rouge Parish Census Data<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt|title=Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2007-06-12}}</ref>
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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://theusgenweb.org/la/ebr/maps/maps.htm Maps of Louisiana and East Baton Rouge Parish], LAGenWeb Project
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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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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battles were fought in East Baton Rouge Parish. &nbsp;
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*August 5, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la003.htm Baton Rouge], also known as Magnolia Cemetery<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la003.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August, 2012)</ref>
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*May 21, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la009.htm Plains Store], also known as Springfield Road<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la009.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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*May 21-July 9, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la010.htm Port Hudson]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la010.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.<br>
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/la/ebr/military.htm Military Records], LAGenWeb Project
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'''''...'''transcribed for the East Baton Rouge Par, LAGenWeb Project''
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#Heroes of East Baton Rouge Par.
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#Fatal Casualties of the Vietnam War
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/topics/gallery-military.html NARA: Historical Military Documents]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_American_Wars Timeline of American Wars and Campaigns]
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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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*[http://userpages.aug.com/captbarb/lives.html They Gave their Lives, Women in the Military]
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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>  ====
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==== Photographs  ====
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[http://theusgenweb.org/la/ebr/photos-ebr.htm Photos of E. Baton Rouge Par], LAGenWeb Project
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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://theusgenweb.org/la/ebr/vitals.htm Vital Records of E. Baton Rouge Par]., LAGenWeb Project
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...transcribed for the East Baton Rouge Par, LAGenWeb Project
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#Executions, 1776-1950
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[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.&nbsp;
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[http://statearchives.us/public/louisiana.htm Louisiana Public Record Search]
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[http://birth-certificates.net/louisiana.htm Louisiana Birth Certificates]
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[http://statearchives.us/public/louisiana.htm Louisiana Death Records]
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[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi Social Security Death Index]
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Researchers may obtain any of the following vital records by visiting the Louisiana State Archives Research Library or may request the records by mail. The Archives maintains the following: <br>Orleans Parish birth records for 1819-1907 (births over 100 years ago)*<br>(Index for 1790-1818, but no records) <br>Orleans Parish marriage records for 1870-1957 (marriages over 50 years ago)**<br>(Index for 1831-1869, but no records.) <br>Orleans Parish death records for 1819-1957 (deaths over 50 years ago)*<br>(Index for 1804-1818) <br>Statewide death records for 1911-1957 (deaths over 50 years ago)* <br>They also have passenger manifests for the Port of New Orleans, military service records, Confederate Pension Applications, and records from the State Land Office to name a few.
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Be sure to read the fee schedule.<br>
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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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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Baker Louisiana Family History Center]]
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*[[Baton Rouge Louisiana Family History Center]]
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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+East+Baton+Rouge|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/East_Baton_RougeP/ East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
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[[Category:East_Baton_Rouge_Parish,_Louisiana]]
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Revision as of 20:50, 7 September 2012

East Baton Rouge Parish; 222 St Louis St; Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5817; Ph. 225.383.0378 Details: (Par Clk has m rec from 1840, div, pro, ct & land rec from 1782)