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*Welcome! Please have fun and contribute information to the wiki!! If you are not sure what to add or have any questions about how to help build the wiki, contact [[User:Aberksan|Aberksan]], the moderator for Louisiana.  
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*27 Dec 2010 [http://www.lagenweb.net/ LAGenWeb Project] has adopted Louisiana and its parishes. Please offer your services to assist in giving people with Louisiana research the best information available. <!-- Add News Items ABOVE -->
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<div style="float: right; width: 70%"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Louisiana]]''</center> <br>
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Louisiana''  
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=== Louisiana Parishes  ===
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'''Extinct or Renamed Parishes:&nbsp;''' Acadia | [[Attakapas County, Louisiana|Attakapas]] | Baton Rouge | Biloxi | Carroll | [[Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|Feliciana]] | Florida Parishes | [[German Coast County, Louisiana|German Coast]] | [[Opelousas County, Louisiana|Opelousas]] | Pascagoula | Sabine Free State | Warren  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Parishes:&nbsp;''' Acadia | [[Attakapas County, Louisiana|Attakapas]] | Baton Rouge | Biloxi | [[Carroll Parish, Louisiana|Carroll]] | [[Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|Feliciana]] | Florida Parishes | [[German Coast County, Louisiana|German Coast]] | [[Opelousas County, Louisiana|Opelousas]] | Pascagoula | Sabine Free State | Warren <br>
  
== Did You Know?  ==
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=== Did You Know?  ===
  
*Join a [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Louisiana-Genealogy-Research-Community/188710631201997 Facebook] or [[Join_a_Skype_Research_Community|Skype]] Louisiana Genealogy Research Community!
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*The Family History Library has the United States federal censuses of Louisiana for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930. The 1890 census was destroyed, but there is a Union veterans schedule and a published index to it that is available at the Family History Library. The population schedule for the Ascension Parish 1890 census is at the Division of Archives, Records Management, and History, and an index has been published and is at the Family History Library.
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*Join a [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Louisiana-Genealogy-Research-Community/188710631201997 Facebook] or [[Join a Skype Research Community|Skype]] Louisiana Genealogy Research Community!
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*The Family History Library has the United States federal censuses of Louisiana for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930. The 1890 census was destroyed, but there is a Union veterans schedule and a published index to it that is available at the Family History Library. The population schedule for the Ascension Parish 1890 census is at the Division of Archives, Records Management, and History, and an index has been published and is at the Family History Library.
 
*Louisiana State University [http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/ Special Collections] in the Hill Memorial Library have the most complete collection of maps for the state. The Family History Library has a few historical maps, including maps of early land districts. Ward maps for New Orleans (1829, 1834, 1845, 1854, and 1898) are on FHL film 1377700 or fiche 6016695-99.  
 
*Louisiana State University [http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/ Special Collections] in the Hill Memorial Library have the most complete collection of maps for the state. The Family History Library has a few historical maps, including maps of early land districts. Ward maps for New Orleans (1829, 1834, 1845, 1854, and 1898) are on FHL film 1377700 or fiche 6016695-99.  
 
*The Louisiana State Archives has microfilms of [http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/248/Default.aspx New Orleans Passenger Lists] Judy Riffel's book "A Guide to Genealogical Research at the Louisiana State Archives" is available by writing to Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc. P.O. Box 1547, Baton Rouge LA 70832-1547.
 
*The Louisiana State Archives has microfilms of [http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/248/Default.aspx New Orleans Passenger Lists] Judy Riffel's book "A Guide to Genealogical Research at the Louisiana State Archives" is available by writing to Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc. P.O. Box 1547, Baton Rouge LA 70832-1547.
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
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*[http://www.lagenweb.net/ The Louisiana GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
 
*[http://www.lagenweb.net/ The Louisiana GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Louisiana.pdf BYU Research Outline for Louisiana]  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Louisiana.pdf BYU Research Outline for Louisiana]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lacoloni Colonial Louisiana]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lacoloni Colonial Louisiana]
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/louisianagenealogy/ Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Louisiana]
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*[[Louisiana, Eastern District Naturalization Petitions (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Louisiana, Eastern District Naturalization Petitions (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[[Louisiana, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Louisiana, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Louisiana Parish Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Louisiana Parish Marriage Records (FamilySearch HIstorical Records)]]<br><br>
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Anyone can be a contributor. Contributors are people who write and edit the pages for FamilySearch Wiki. Thanks to the following contributors for helping to build this page (in alpha order). Help grow the wiki and add content today!  
 
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Welcome! Please have fun and add information to the wiki! If you have any questions, please contact Aberksan, the moderator.

Louisiana Topics


United States Gotoarrow.png Louisiana

Welcome to Louisiana



Parishes

Extinct or Renamed Parishes:  Acadia | Attakapas | Baton Rouge | Biloxi | Carroll | Feliciana | Florida Parishes | German Coast | Opelousas | Pascagoula | Sabine Free State | Warren

Did You Know?

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  • Join a Facebook or Skype Louisiana Genealogy Research Community!
  • The Family History Library has the United States federal censuses of Louisiana for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930. The 1890 census was destroyed, but there is a Union veterans schedule and a published index to it that is available at the Family History Library. The population schedule for the Ascension Parish 1890 census is at the Division of Archives, Records Management, and History, and an index has been published and is at the Family History Library.
  • Louisiana State University Special Collections in the Hill Memorial Library have the most complete collection of maps for the state. The Family History Library has a few historical maps, including maps of early land districts. Ward maps for New Orleans (1829, 1834, 1845, 1854, and 1898) are on FHL film 1377700 or fiche 6016695-99.
  • The Louisiana State Archives has microfilms of New Orleans Passenger Lists Judy Riffel's book "A Guide to Genealogical Research at the Louisiana State Archives" is available by writing to Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc. P.O. Box 1547, Baton Rouge LA 70832-1547.

  LA Research Tools and Resources

Louisiana state capital night.jpg
Louisiana.png

Louisiana flag.png

Wiki articles describing online collections sre found at:

How You Can Help Build the Wiki

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Thanks to the Louisiana Content Contributors

Anyone can be a contributor. Contributors are people who write and edit the pages for FamilySearch Wiki. Thanks to the following contributors for helping to build this page (in alpha order). Help grow the wiki and add content today!