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Guide to '''East Carroll Parish, Louisiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
  
[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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[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  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent Parish  ====
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating Louisiana Parish boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/louisiana/ "Rotating Formation Louisiana Parish Boundary Maps"] (1805-1990) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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For a list of record loss in Louisiana Parishes see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/la-parishes/#courthouse Louisiana Parishes with Burned Courthouses]
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
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*[[Chicot County, Arkansas|Chicot County, Arkansas]]  
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*[[Chicot County, Arkansas Genealogy|Chicot County, Arkansas]]  
*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi|Issaquena County, Mississippi]]  
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*[[Issaquena County, Mississippi Genealogy|Issaquena County, Mississippi]]  
*[[Madison Parish, Louisiana|Madison]]  
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*[[Madison Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Madison]]  
*[[Richland Parish, Louisiana|Richland]]  
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*[[Richland Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Richland]]  
*[[Warren County, Mississippi|Warren County, Mississippi]]  
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*[[Warren County, Mississippi Genealogy|Warren County, Mississippi]]  
*[[Washington County, Mississippi|Washington County, Mississippi]]  
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*[[Washington County, Mississippi Genealogy|Washington County, Mississippi]]  
*[[West Carroll Parish, Louisiana|West Carroll]]
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*[[West Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|West Carroll]]
  
 
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==== African American  ====
 
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
  
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*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]  
 
*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
 
*[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  ====
 
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]  
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/louisiana/ Maps of Louisiana (1805-1990)]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/LAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/LAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.
  
[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]  
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*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
 
*[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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==== 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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[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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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/la-society-archive/ Louisiana Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/east-carroll-parish/ East Carroll Parish, LA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/103807602346008156796 Louisiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/121573484596801/ Louisiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects  
*[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://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project *{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+East+Carroll|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/East_CarrollP/ East Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/East_CarrollP/ East Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Guide to East Carroll Parish, Louisiana ancestry, family history, and 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
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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

For animated maps illustrating Louisiana Parish boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Louisiana Parish Boundary Maps" (1805-1990) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Louisiana Parishes see: Louisiana Parishes with Burned Courthouses

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

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Louisiana denominations, view the Louisiana Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Louisiana Land and Property for additional information about early Louisiana land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse where records are also currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for East Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Louisiana Local Histories. Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in East Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in East Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy:


- 6th Battalion Arkansas Cavalry (Confederate), Company D
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

 

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as East Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate

Probate records before 1845 were kept in probate courts. Since 1845, they have been kept by the East Carroll Parish, Louisiana Genealogy clerk of the district court. Many of the probate records are included in the notarial records with the deeds and mortgages. In some parishes they are known as “succession” records.

See the Wiki page Louisiana Probate Records for more information about probate records in Louisiana.

Content: Probate records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Louisiana tax records can be used in place of missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Louisiana Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Louisiana statewide registration of birth and death records began in 1911. Births and deaths are kept by the Louisiana Vital Records Registry. Marriages were recorded by each parish, and the records are at the parish clerk of court office. See also How to order Louisiana Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Louisiana Vital Records for more information on getting Louisiana records.

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

Societies and Libraries

See also a List of Louisiana Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

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)


 

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