Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana

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*[http://www.jefferson-davis.lib.la.us/ Jefferson Davis Parish Library]   Jennings Headquarters Branch located at 118 W Plaquemine Street, Jenning, Louisiana. Phone: 337-824-5444.  Genealogy room features original collection of bound volumes of voter registration cards from about 1920-1935, Catholic church records compiled by Rev. Donald J. Hebert, and other helpful resources.
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*[http://www.jefferson-davis.lib.la.us/ Jefferson Davis Parish Library]&nbsp;&nbsp; Jennings Headquarters Branch located at 118 W Plaquemine Street, Jennings, Louisiana. Phone: 337-824-5444.&nbsp; Genealogy room features original collection of bound volumes of voter registration cards circa 1920-1935, Catholic church records compiled by Rev. Donald J. Hebert, and other helpful resources.This library and the Carnegie Public Library are across the street from each other, both have helpful genealogical resources.<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 01:18, 18 November 2012

Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
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Founded June 12, 1912
County Seat Jennings
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Jefferson Davis Parish Courthouse
500 East Court Street PO Box 730
Jonesboro, La 71251
Phone: 318-259-2424

Parish Clerk has marrige, divorce, land, probate,military, and court records from 1880.[1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1912--Jefferson Davis Parish was created 12 June 1912 from Calcasieu Parish.
    Parent seat: Jennings [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Jefferson Davis Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries

 





Census

Census Pop.
192018,999
193019,7654.0%
194024,19122.4%
195026,2988.7%
196029,82513.4%
197029,554−0.9%
198032,1688.8%
199030,722−4.5%
200031,4352.3%
Est. 200631,418[2]−0.1%
Jefferson Davis Parish Census Data[3]

















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

  • Louisiana Historical Society
  • Louisiana Historical Association
  • Jefferson Davis Parish Library   Jennings Headquarters Branch located at 118 W Plaquemine Street, Jennings, Louisiana. Phone: 337-824-5444.  Genealogy room features original collection of bound volumes of voter registration cards circa 1920-1935, Catholic church records compiled by Rev. Donald J. Hebert, and other helpful resources.This library and the Carnegie Public Library are across the street from each other, both have helpful genealogical resources.

Family History Centers

 

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Jefferson Davis Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22053.html. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 
  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.