Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Louisiana]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Plaquemines_Parish,_Louisiana|Plaquemines Parish]]''
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Louisiana|Louisiana]]&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;Plaquemines Parish'' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Plaquemines Parish
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~laplaque/index.htm Plaquemines Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| state = Louisiana
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| founded year = 1807
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| founded date = March 31
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| seat wl = Pointe a la Hache
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| building image = LAPlaqueminescourthouse.jpg
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.plaqueminesparish.com/ Plaquemines Parish Courthouse]<br>Highway 39; <br>Pointe a la Hache, LA 70082-9999<br>Phone: 504.333.4343&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1809, <br>divorce, probate court and land records from 1800.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
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*'''1807--'''Plaquemines Parish was created 31 March 1807 from [[Orleans Parish, Louisiana|Orleans]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Pointe a la Hache <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 Plaquemines Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Jefferson Parish, Louisiana|Jefferson]]
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*[[Orleans Parish, Louisiana|Orleans]]
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*[[St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana|St. Bernard]]
  
 
== 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
  
 
==== 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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{{USCensusPop
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| 1900=13039
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| 1910=12524
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| 1920=10194
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| 1930=9608
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| 1940=12318
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| 1950=14239
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| 1960=22545
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| 1970=25225
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| 1980=26049
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| 1990=25575
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| 2000=26757
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| estimate=22512
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| estyear=2006
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| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22075.html|title=Plaquemines Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2007-06-12}}</ref>
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| footnote=Plaquemines 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=2007-06-12}}</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  ====
 
==== 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  ====
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Plaquemines Parish.
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*April 16-28, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la001.htm Forts Jackson and St. Philip]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la001.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/LAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.
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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  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== 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  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Web Sites  ==
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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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*[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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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Plaquemines|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/PlaqueminesP/ Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 23:14, 3 January 2013

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Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Plaquemines Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 31, 1807
County Seat Pointe a la Hache
Courthouse
LAPlaqueminescourthouse.jpg
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Plaquemines Parish Courthouse
Highway 39;
Pointe a la Hache, LA 70082-9999
Phone: 504.333.4343 

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1809,
divorce, probate court and land records from 1800.[1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1807--Plaquemines Parish was created 31 March 1807 from Orleans Parish.
    Parish seat: Pointe a la Hache [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Plaquemines Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 





Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190013,039
191012,524−3.9%
192010,194−18.6%
19309,608−5.7%
194012,31828.2%
195014,23915.6%
196022,54558.3%
197025,22511.9%
198026,0493.3%
199025,575−1.8%
200026,7574.6%
Est. 200622,512[2]−15.9%
Plaquemines Parish Census Data[3]











Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Plaquemines Parish.

Map showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Plaquemines Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22075.html. Retrieved 2007-06-12. 
  3. United States Census Bureau. "Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt. Retrieved 2007-06-12. 
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)