Grant Parish, Louisiana

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Grant Parish; Main St; Colfax, LA 71417; Ph. 318.627.3157 Details:  (Par Clk has m, div, land, pro, mil & ct rec from 1878)
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Grant Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lagrant/index.htm Grant Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-grant.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1869
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| founded date = March 4
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| seat wl = Colfax
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| building image = LAGrantcourthouse.jpg
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| building address =
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}}
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Grant_Parish,_Louisiana|Grant Parish]]''
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/grantparish.htm Grant Parish Courthouse]<br>Main Street<br>Colfax, LA 71417<br>Phone: 318.627.3157 <br>
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Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, land, probate, military and court records from 1878.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant Parish, Louisana page 290, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libr40ries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
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*'''1869--'''Grant Parish was created 4 March 1869 from [[Rapides Parish, Louisiana|Rapides]] and [[Winn Parish, Louisiana|Winn]] Parishes. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Colfax <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 Grant 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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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana|LaSalle]]
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*[[Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana|Natchitoches]]
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*[[Rapides Parish, Louisiana|Rapides]]
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*[[Winn Parish, Louisiana|Winn]]
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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://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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| 1890=
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| 1900= 12902
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| 1910= 15958
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| 1920= 14403
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| 1930= 15709
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| 1940= 15933
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| 1950= 14263
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| 1960= 13330
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| 1970= 13671
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| 1980= 16703
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| 1990= 17526
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| 2000= 18698
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| estimate= 19879
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| estyear= 2006
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| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/220439.html|title=Grant Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
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| footnote=Grant 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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}} <br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><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://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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==== Military  ====
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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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{{RAOGKobituary}}&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
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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://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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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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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+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/GrantP/ Grant Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
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[[Category:Grant_Parish,_Louisiana]]

Revision as of 17:29, 30 November 2012

Grant Parish, Louisiana
Map
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Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 4, 1869
County Seat Colfax
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Grant Parish

Contents

Parish Courthouse

Grant Parish Courthouse
Main Street
Colfax, LA 71417
Phone: 318.627.3157

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, land, probate, military and court records from 1878.[1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1869--Grant Parish was created 4 March 1869 from Rapides and Winn Parishes.
    Parish seat: Colfax [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Grant 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.
190012,902
191015,95823.7%
192014,403−9.7%
193015,7099.1%
194015,9331.4%
195014,263−10.5%
196013,330−6.5%
197013,6712.6%
198016,70322.2%
199017,5264.9%
200018,6986.7%
Est. 200619,879[3]6.3%
Grant Parish Census Data[4]

















Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant 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. "Grant Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/220439.html. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 
  4. 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.