Morehouse Parish, Louisiana

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| county = Morehouse Parish
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lamoreho/ Morehouse Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-morehouse.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| founded year = 1844
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| founded date = March 25
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| seat wl = Bastrop
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| building image = LAMorehousecourthouse.jpg
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| building address =100 East Madison<br />Bastrop LA 71220
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Louisiana|Louisiana]]&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;Morehouse Parish'' <br>
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Morehouse_Parish,_Louisiana|Morehouse Parish]]''  
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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Morehouse Parish Courthouse<br>125 E Madison Street<br>Bastrop, LA 71221<br>Phone: 318.281.3343&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1870, <br>land records from 1844 and cemetery abstract 1867-1957 .<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Morehouse Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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{{RAOGKcourthouse}}
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
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*'''1844--'''Morehouse Parish was created 25 March 1844 from [[Ouachita Parish, Louisiana|Ouachita]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Bastrop <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Morehouse Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Ashley County, Arkansas|Ashley County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Chicot County, Arkansas|Chicot County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Ouachita Parish, Louisiana|Ouachita]]
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*[[Richland Parish, Louisiana|Richland]]
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*[[Union County, Arkansas|Union County, Arkansas]]
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*[[Union Parish, Louisiana|Union]]
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*[[West Carroll Parish, Louisiana|West Carroll]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== 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  ====
 
==== 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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| 1900= 16634
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| 1910= 18786
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| 1920= 19311
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| 1930= 23689
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| 1940= 27571
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| 1950= 32038
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| 1960= 33709
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| 1970= 32463
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| 1980= 34803
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| 1990= 31938
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| 2000= 31021
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| 2010= 27979
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| footnote=Morehouse 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  ====
 
==== 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  ====
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]
  
 
==== 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>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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[[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]
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this parish.
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Websites  ==
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=== Morehouse Parish Websites  ===
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/MorehouseP/ Morehouse Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.morehouseedc.org/index.html Morehouse Economic Development Corp.]
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Morehouse|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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=== Louisiana Websites  ===
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*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb<br>]Louisiana State Records
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]<br>Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives<br>]USGenWeb Archives Project
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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<references />{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
  
 
[[Category:Morehouse_Parish,_Louisiana]]
 
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Revision as of 15:53, 22 October 2012

Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Morehouse Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 25, 1844
County Seat Bastrop
Courthouse
LAMorehousecourthouse.jpg
Address 100 East Madison
Bastrop LA 71220
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Morehouse Parish Courthouse
125 E Madison Street
Bastrop, LA 71221
Phone: 318.281.3343 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1870,
land records from 1844 and cemetery abstract 1867-1957 .[1]

 

History

Parent Parish

  • 1844--Morehouse Parish was created 25 March 1844 from Ouachita Parish.
    Parish seat: Bastrop [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Morehouse 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.
190016,634
191018,78612.9%
192019,3112.8%
193023,68922.7%
194027,57116.4%
195032,03816.2%
196033,7095.2%
197032,463−3.7%
198034,8037.2%
199031,938−8.2%
200031,021−2.9%
201027,979−9.8%
Morehouse Parish Census Data[2]
















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

 

Websites

Morehouse Parish Websites

Louisiana Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Morehouse Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 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.