Evangeline Parish, Louisiana

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Louisiana|Louisiana]]&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;Evangeline Parish'' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Evangeline Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Jo Branch, Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://theusgenweb.org/la/evangeline/ Evangeline Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-evangeline.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| founded year = 1910
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| founded date = June 15
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| seat wl = Ville Platte
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| building image = LAEvangelinecourthouse.jpg
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| building address =
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Evangeline_Parish,_Louisiana|Evangeline Parish]]''  
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{{RAOGKcourthouse}}
  
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/evangelineparish.htm Evangeline Parish Courthouse]<br>200 Court Street<br>Ville Platte, LA 70586<br>Phone: 337.363.5671 <br>
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Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, <br>court and land records from 1911. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Feliciana Parish, Louisana page 290, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libr40ries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
'''1910--'''Evangeline Parish was created 15 June 1910 from St. Landry Parish. '''Parish seat:''' Ville Platte <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''1910--'''Evangeline Parish was created 15 June 1910 from [[St. Landry Parish, Louisiana|St. Landry ]]Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Ville Platte <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 Evangeline Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
  
 
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Acadia Parish, Louisiana|Acadia]]
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*[[Allen Parish, Louisiana|Allen]]
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*[[Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana|Avoyelles]]
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*[[Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana|Jefferson Davis]]
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*[[Rapides Parish, Louisiana|Rapides]]
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*[[St. Landry Parish, Louisiana|St. Landry]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== 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  ====
 
==== 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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| 1920= 23485
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| 1930= 25483
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| 1940= 30497
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| 1950= 31629
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| 1960= 31639
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| 1970= 31932
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| 1980= 33343
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| 1990= 33274
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| 2000= 35434
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| 2010= 33984
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| footnote=Evangeline 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
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
  
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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[http://theusgenweb.org/la/evangeline/military/wwii-deadmissing01.htm WWII Army &amp; Army Air Force Missing and Dead]
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[http://theusgenweb.org/la/evangeline/military/korea-casualties.htm Fatal Casualties of the Korean War]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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"''[http://www.villeplattetoday.com/ Ville Platte Gazette]''"
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192996&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+Evangeline&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Evangeline|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}&nbsp;
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/evangeli.htm USGenWeb Archives Project, Evangeline Par].
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/EvangelineP/ Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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Revision as of 17:27, 30 November 2012


Evangeline Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Evangeline Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 15, 1910
County Seat Ville Platte
Courthouse
LAEvangelinecourthouse.jpg
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Evangeline Parish Courthouse
200 Court Street
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Phone: 337.363.5671

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,
court and land records from 1911. [1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1910--Evangeline Parish was created 15 June 1910 from St. Landry Parish.
    Parish seat: Ville Platte [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries

 





Census

Census Pop.
192023,485
193025,4838.5%
194030,49719.7%
195031,6293.7%
196031,6390%
197031,9320.9%
198033,3434.4%
199033,274−0.2%
200035,4346.5%
201033,984−4.1%
Evangeline Parish Census Data[3]

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

WWII Army & Army Air Force Missing and Dead

Fatal Casualties of the Korean War

Newspapers

"Ville Platte Gazette"

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Feliciana Parish, Louisana page 290, At various libr40ries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 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.