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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Louisiana|Louisiana]]&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;East Carroll Parish'' <br>
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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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Guide to '''East Carroll Parish Louisiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| 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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}}
  
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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[http://www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/eastcarrolparish.htm East Carroll Parish Courthouse]<br>400 1st Street<br>Lake Providence, LA 71254-2616<br>Phone: 318.559.2399&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, probate and land records
  
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== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
  
*'''1877--'''East Carroll Parish was created 28 March 1877 from '''Carroll''' (Old) Parish. '''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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*'''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>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== 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)
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
  
*[[Chicot_County,_Arkansas|Chicot County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Chicot County, Arkansas|Chicot County, Arkansas]]  
*[[Issaquena_County,_Mississippi|Issaquena County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena County, Mississippi]]  
*[[Madison_Parish,_Louisiana|Madison]]
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*[[Madison Parish, Louisiana|Madison]]  
*[[Richland_Parish,_Louisiana|Richland]]
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*[[Richland Parish, Louisiana|Richland]]  
*[[Warren_County,_Mississippi|Warren County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Warren County, Mississippi|Warren County, Mississippi]]  
*[[Washington_County,_Mississippi|Washington County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington County, Mississippi]]  
*[[West_Carroll_Parish,_Louisiana|West Carroll]]
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*[[West Carroll Parish, Louisiana|West Carroll]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Laeastcarroll.png|thumb|right|400px|Laeastcarroll.png]]
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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  ====
 
==== 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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| 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
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== 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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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== 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]
  
 
==== 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>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== 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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== 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}}
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192992&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+East+Carroll&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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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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Revision as of 17:35, 13 March 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  East Carroll Parish

Guide to East Carroll Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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East Carroll Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting East Carroll Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 28, 1877
County Seat Lake Providence
Courthouse
LAEastCarrollcourthouse.jpg
Address 400 First Street
Lake Providence, LA 71254
(318) 559-2388
East Carroll Parish Sixth Judicial District Court Website
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

East Carroll Parish Courthouse
400 1st Street
Lake Providence, LA 71254-2616
Phone: 318.559.2399 

Parish Clerk has marriage, probate and land records

History

Parent Parish

  • 1877--East Carroll Parish was created 28 March 1877 from Carroll (Old) Parish.
    Parish seat: Lake Providence [1]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

Laeastcarroll.png

African American


Cemeteries

 





Census

Census Pop.
190011,373
191011,6372.3%
192011,231−3.5%
193015,81540.8%
194019,02320.3%
195016,302−14.3%
196014,433−11.5%
197012,884−10.7%
198011,772−8.6%
19909,709−17.5%
20009,421−3.0%
20107,759−17.6%
East Carroll Parish Census Data[2]




Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in East Carroll Parish.

Map showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.

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).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)