Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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== Parish Courthouse ==
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== Parish Courthouse ==
  
Jefferson Davis Parish Courthouse<br>500 East Court Street PO Box 730<br>Jonesboro, La 71251<br>Phone: 318-259-2424<br><br>Parish Clerk has marrige, divorce, land, probate,military, and court records from 1880
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Jefferson Davis Parish Courthouse<br>500 East Court Street PO Box 730<br>Jonesboro, La 71251<br>Phone: 318-259-2424<br><br>Parish Clerk has marrige, divorce, land, probate,military, and court records from 1880.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:34, 11 October 2012

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

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.