East Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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East Carroll Parish; 400 1st St; Lake Providence, LA 71254-2616; Ph. 318.559.2399 Details:  (Par Clk has m, pro & land rec)
| county = East Carroll Parish
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| county_map = La-east-carroll.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1877
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| founded date = March 28
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| seat wl = Lake Providence
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| building image = LAEastCarrollcourthouse.jpg
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| building address =400 First Street<br />Lake Providence, LA 71254<br />(318) 559-2388<br />[http://6jdc.com/BlankPage.html '''East Carroll Parish Sixth Judicial District Court Website''']
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~laeastca/ East Carroll Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[East_Carroll_Parish,_Louisiana|East Carroll Parish]]''
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== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
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*'''1877--'''East Carroll Parish was created 28 March 1877 from '''Carroll''' (Old) Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Lake Providence <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 Carroll Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Chicot County, Arkansas|Chicot County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Madison Parish, Louisiana|Madison]]
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*[[Richland Parish, Louisiana|Richland]]
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*[[Warren County, Mississippi|Warren County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington County, Mississippi]]
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*[[West Carroll Parish, Louisiana|West Carroll]]
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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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*[http://blog.atlasfamily.org AtlasFamily.Org | The Blog] - Genealogy Resoures for those Researching East Carroll&nbsp;Parish, with special emphasis on African American records.
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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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| 1900= 11373
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| 1910= 11637
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| 1920= 11231
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| 1930= 15815
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| 1940= 19023
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| 1950= 16302
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| 1960= 14433
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| 1970= 12884
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| 1980= 11772
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| 1990= 9709
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| 2000= 9421
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| 2010= 7759
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| footnote=East Carroll 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=2008-02-02}}</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://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 battle was fought in East Carroll Parish.
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*June 29-30, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la014.htm Goodrich's Landing], also known as The Mounds or Lake Providence<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la014.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]
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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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[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+East+Carroll|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/East_CarrollP/ East Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
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[[Category:East_Carroll_Parish,_Louisiana]]
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Revision as of 20:52, 7 September 2012

East Carroll Parish; 400 1st St; Lake Providence, LA 71254-2616; Ph. 318.559.2399 Details: (Par Clk has m, pro & land rec)