East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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== Parish Courthouse ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| 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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East Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse<br> 222 St Louis Street<br> Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5817<br> Phone: 225.383.0378&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1840, <br>divorce, proabte, court and land records from 1782
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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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== Parish Courthouse  ==
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East Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse<br>222 St Louis Street<br>Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5817<br>Phone: 225.383.0378<br>
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Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1840, divorce, proabte, court and land records from 1782
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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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| estimate=
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| estyear=
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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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}}<br>
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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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Revision as of 21:28, 3 October 2012

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
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Location in the state of Louisiana
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Facts
Founded December 22, 1810
County Seat Baton Rouge
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Website: ebrclerkofcourt.org
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

East Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse
222 St Louis Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5817
Phone: 225.383.0378

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1840, divorce, proabte, court and land records from 1782

History

Parent Parish

  • 1810--East Baton Rouge Parish was created 22 December 1810 from Feliciana (Old) Parish.
    Parish seat: Baton Rouge [1]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities and Towns, LAGenWeb Project

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190031,153
191034,58011.0%
192044,51328.7%
193068,20853.2%
194088,41529.6%
1950158,23679.0%
1960230,05845.4%
1970285,16724.0%
1980366,19128.4%
1990380,1053.8%
2000412,8528.6%
2010440,1716.6%
East Baton Rouge Parish Census Data[2]

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in East Baton Rouge Parish.  

Map showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.

...transcribed for the East Baton Rouge Par, LAGenWeb Project

  1. Heroes of East Baton Rouge Par.
  2. Fatal Casualties of the Vietnam War

Newspapers

  

Photographs

Photos of E. Baton Rouge Par, LAGenWeb Project

Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on. .

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records of E. Baton Rouge Par., LAGenWeb Project

...transcribed for the East Baton Rouge Par, LAGenWeb Project

  1. Executions, 1776-1950

Louisiana Records and Statistics Information  ~ where and how to order information. 

Louisiana Public Record Search

Louisiana Birth Certificates

Louisiana Death Records

Social Security Death Index

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:
Orleans Parish birth records for 1819-1907 (births over 100 years ago)*
(Index for 1790-1818, but no records)
Orleans Parish marriage records for 1870-1957 (marriages over 50 years ago)**
(Index for 1831-1869, but no records.)
Orleans Parish death records for 1819-1957 (deaths over 50 years ago)*
(Index for 1804-1818)
Statewide death records for 1911-1957 (deaths over 50 years ago)*
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.

Be sure to read the fee schedule.

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 2007-06-12. 
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August, 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)