St. Helena Parish, Louisiana

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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Louisiana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''St. Helena Parish''' ''
  
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| county = St. Helena Parish
 
| county = St. Helena Parish
 
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| founded date = October 27
 
| founded date = October 27
 
| seat wl = Greensburg
 
| seat wl = Greensburg
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| building address =369 Sitman Street.<br>Greensburg, LA 70441
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[St._Helena_Parish,_Louisiana|St. Helena Parish]]''
 
  
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/sthelenparish.htm St. Helena Parish Courthouse;]<br>Court Square; <br>Greensburg, LA 70441<br>Phone: 225.222.4521 <br>
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Parish Clerk has records from 1804
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The small white building in front of the St. Helena Parish Courthouse was used as a Federal Land Office.&nbsp; It was built in 1820..<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., St Helena Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of St. Helena Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Black Creek A.M.E. Church, 217 Black Creek Church Lane in Greensburg. There are pictures of the cemetery and gravestones at both www.findagrave.com and the usgenweb Louisiana Archives.  
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Black Creek A.M.E. Church, 217 Black Creek Church Lane in Greensburg (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&amp;CRid=2214761&amp;CScn=black+creek&amp;CSst=20&amp;)
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Clinton-Pipkin Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&amp;CRid=2167300&amp;CScnty=1154&amp;CSsr=21&amp;)
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Darlington Church of God in Christ, 2295 Otis &amp; Willie Matthews Rd. Greensburg,LA 70441 (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&amp;CRid=2398647)
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Lazard Temple Church of God in Christ 15750 Louisiana 43,Greensburg,LA 70441 (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&amp;CRid=2400178&amp;CScnty=1154&amp;CSsr=41&amp;)
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Mount Everett A.M.E. Church 4289 Louisiana 37,Greensburg,LA 70441 (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&amp;CRid=2219256&amp;CScnty=1154&amp;CSsr=61&amp;)
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Turner Chapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery aka Crossroads, the church was organized in 1868 rebuilt in 1959 in Greensburg (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&amp;CRid=1990795&amp;CScn=turner+chapel&amp;CScntry=4&amp;CSst=20&amp;)
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Venable Chapel Cemetery, 185 Venable Chapel Rd.,Greensburg, LA 70441 (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&amp;CRid=1987986&amp;CScn=venable&amp;CScntry=4&amp;CSst=20&amp;)
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| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22091.html|title=St. Helena Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
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| footnote=St. Helena 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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Turner Chapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery aka Crossroads, the church was organized in 1868 rebuilt in 1959 in Greensburg. There are pictures of the cemetery and gravestones at both www.findagrave.com and the usgenweb Louisiana Archives.
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==== Military  ====
 
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Inscription from War Memorial in front of St. Helena Parish Courthouse in Greensburg, LA:<br>'''Dedicated To The Memory Of Those Who Died In The Defense Of Our Country And All Who Served In The Cause Of Freedom'''<br>'''Greater Greensburg Veterans War Memorial<br>Veterans'''<br>WORLD WAR I<br>Otto Birch,Offie Courtney,Willie Mackie,Ewell C. Murray,Joseph Angele,Willie M. Berry,Archie Richardson<br>Guss Higginbotham,Herbert Strickland
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<br>WORLD WAR II<br>Edgar W. Allen,Adrian P. Carruth,Richard E. Chapman,Norwood Durnin,Earl Easley,O.C. Felker&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; William A. LeBlanc,Sr.,Albert J. Pittman,William T. Phillips, Jr.,Delos H. Williams,Wilbur G. Miller<br>Artames W. Turner,Charles M. Turner,Homer P. Garrison,Ellis Leonard,Milton Brecheen,Jessie William
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KOREA
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John W. Currie,Hoover L. Gordon,Herman Hagan,J.R. Moody
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<br>VIETNAM<br>Emmett J. Bryant,Melvin G. Bryant,Gilton W. Johnson,Donald L. Martin,James East,Robert C. Strickland<br>James Jennings, Jr.,Frank Bean,John Gerard,Roosevelt Brumfield
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<br>ARMY NAVY MARINE AIR FORCE<br>ERECTED BY St. Helena Members Post 264<br><br>
  
 
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Louisiana State Archives-Death records for the State of Louisiana that are over 50 years old are available (1911&nbsp;+), also birth records for Orleans parish that are over 100 years old and marriage records for Orleans parish that are over 50 years old (1870 +) When doing a search be sure to use the advanced search option, you can search for a partial name, this help when there might be a variation of a name. (http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/640/Default.aspx)
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Family Search-Louisiana Death Records,1850-1875,1894-1954 (https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609793)
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St. Helena Parish usgenweb archives - Marriage Record Index, Obituaries, Death Records.&nbsp; Be sure to look at the Photo collection because there are images of documents there. (http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/sthelena.htm)<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193064&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+St%2E+Helena&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/Saint_HelenaP/ St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/Saint_HelenaP/ St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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St. Helena Parish, Louisiana
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Location in the state of Louisiana
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Facts
Founded October 27, 1810
County Seat Greensburg
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Address 369 Sitman Street.
Greensburg, LA 70441
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

St. Helena Parish Courthouse;
Court Square;
Greensburg, LA 70441
Phone: 225.222.4521

Parish Clerk has records from 1804

The small white building in front of the St. Helena Parish Courthouse was used as a Federal Land Office.  It was built in 1820..[1]

History

Parent Parish

1810--St. Helena Parish was created 27 October 1810 from Spanish West Florida.
Parish seat: Greensburg [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of St. Helena Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

Lasthelena.png

Cemeteries

Black Creek A.M.E. Church, 217 Black Creek Church Lane in Greensburg (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2214761&CScn=black+creek&CSst=20&amp;)

Clinton-Pipkin Cemetery (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2167300&CScnty=1154&CSsr=21&amp;)

Darlington Church of God in Christ, 2295 Otis & Willie Matthews Rd. Greensburg,LA 70441 (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2398647)

Lazard Temple Church of God in Christ 15750 Louisiana 43,Greensburg,LA 70441 (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2400178&CScnty=1154&CSsr=41&amp;)

Mount Everett A.M.E. Church 4289 Louisiana 37,Greensburg,LA 70441 (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2219256&CScnty=1154&CSsr=61&amp;)

Turner Chapel A.M.E. Church Cemetery aka Crossroads, the church was organized in 1868 rebuilt in 1959 in Greensburg (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1990795&CScn=turner+chapel&CScntry=4&CSst=20&amp;)

Venable Chapel Cemetery, 185 Venable Chapel Rd.,Greensburg, LA 70441 (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1987986&CScn=venable&CScntry=4&CSst=20&amp;)





Census

Census Pop.
19008,479
19109,1728.2%
19208,427−8.1%
19308,4920.8%
19409,54212.4%
19509,013−5.5%
19609,1621.7%
19709,9378.5%
19809,827−1.1%
19909,8740.5%
200010,5256.6%
Est. 200610,759[2]2.2%
St. Helena Parish Census Data[3]


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Inscription from War Memorial in front of St. Helena Parish Courthouse in Greensburg, LA:
Dedicated To The Memory Of Those Who Died In The Defense Of Our Country And All Who Served In The Cause Of Freedom
Greater Greensburg Veterans War Memorial
Veterans

WORLD WAR I
Otto Birch,Offie Courtney,Willie Mackie,Ewell C. Murray,Joseph Angele,Willie M. Berry,Archie Richardson
Guss Higginbotham,Herbert Strickland


WORLD WAR II
Edgar W. Allen,Adrian P. Carruth,Richard E. Chapman,Norwood Durnin,Earl Easley,O.C. Felker      William A. LeBlanc,Sr.,Albert J. Pittman,William T. Phillips, Jr.,Delos H. Williams,Wilbur G. Miller
Artames W. Turner,Charles M. Turner,Homer P. Garrison,Ellis Leonard,Milton Brecheen,Jessie William

KOREA

John W. Currie,Hoover L. Gordon,Herman Hagan,J.R. Moody


VIETNAM
Emmett J. Bryant,Melvin G. Bryant,Gilton W. Johnson,Donald L. Martin,James East,Robert C. Strickland
James Jennings, Jr.,Frank Bean,John Gerard,Roosevelt Brumfield


ARMY NAVY MARINE AIR FORCE
ERECTED BY St. Helena Members Post 264

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Louisiana State Archives-Death records for the State of Louisiana that are over 50 years old are available (1911 +), also birth records for Orleans parish that are over 100 years old and marriage records for Orleans parish that are over 50 years old (1870 +) When doing a search be sure to use the advanced search option, you can search for a partial name, this help when there might be a variation of a name. (http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/640/Default.aspx)

Family Search-Louisiana Death Records,1850-1875,1894-1954 (https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609793)

St. Helena Parish usgenweb archives - Marriage Record Index, Obituaries, Death Records.  Be sure to look at the Photo collection because there are images of documents there. (http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/sthelena.htm)

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., St Helena Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "St. Helena Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22091.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.