Lafayette Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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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]  ~  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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==== Census ====
 
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| footnote=Lafayette 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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| footnote=Lafayette 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
  
 
==== 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  ====
 
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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://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]
  
 
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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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==== Probate  ====
 
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Louisiana_Probate_Records Louisiana Probate Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
  
 
==== 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.
  
 
== 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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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Lafayette|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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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+Lafayette|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/LafayetteP/ Lafayette Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/LafayetteP/ Lafayette Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

Revision as of 19:20, 13 February 2011


Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Lafayette Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 17, 1852
County Seat Lafayette
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Lafayette Parish

Contents

Parish Courthouse

History

Parent Parish

  • 1823--Lafayette Parish was created 17 January 1823 from St. Martin and Attakapas, Discontinued 17 Apr 1811, Parishes.
    Parish seat: Lafayette [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries

 





Census

Census Pop.
190022,825
191028,73325.9%
192030,8417.3%
193038,82725.9%
194043,94113.2%
195057,74331.4%
196084,65646.6%
1970109,71629.6%
1980150,01736.7%
1990164,7629.8%
2000190,50315.6%
Est. 2008211,000[2]10.8%
Lafayette 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

 

Web Sites

References

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