St. James Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[St._James_Parish,_Louisiana|St. James Parish]]''
== History and Tidbits ==
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=== Cities ===
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=== Communities ===
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=== County Government Site ===
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== Neighboring Counties ==
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== Resources ==
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=== Cemeteries ===
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== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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[[Category:St.James_Parish,_Louisiana]]
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = St. James Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.stjamesparish.jwebre.com/ St. James Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-winn.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1807
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| founded date = March 31
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| seat wl = Convent
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| web = www.stjamesla.com
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| building image = LAStJamescourthouse.jpg
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| building address =5800 La Hwy. 44<br />Convent, LA, 70723
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== {{RAOGKcourthouse}}&nbsp; <br><br>Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/stjamesparish.htm St. James Parish Courthouse]<br>River Rd, PO Box 106<br>Convent, LA 70723<br>Phone: 225.562.7497 <br>
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Parish Clerk&nbsp;has marriage records from 1846, <br>divorce, probate and court records from 1809.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., St James Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
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'''1807--'''St. James Parish was created 31 March 1807 as an original parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Convent <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of St. James Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Ascension Parish, Louisiana|Ascension]]
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*[[Assumption Parish, Louisiana|Assumption]]
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*[[Lafourche Parish, Louisiana|Lafourche]]
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*[[St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana|St. John the Baptist]]
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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]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
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==== 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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| 1900= 20197
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| 1910= 23009
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| 1920= 21228
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| 1930= 15338
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| 1940= 16596
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| 1950= 15334
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| 1960= 18369
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| 1970= 19733
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| 1980= 21495
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| 1990= 20879
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| 2000= 21216
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| estimate= 21721
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| estyear= 2006
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| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22093.html|title=St. James Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
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| footnote=St. James 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
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==== 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
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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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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==== Maps  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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==== 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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==== 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>
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==== Probate  ====
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
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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.
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== 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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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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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+St%2E+Helena|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/Saint_JamesP/ St. James Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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[[Category:St._James_Parish,_Louisiana]]

Revision as of 23:30, 3 January 2013

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St. James Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting St. James 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 Convent
Courthouse
LAStJamescourthouse.jpg
Address 5800 La Hwy. 44
Convent, LA, 70723
Website: www.stjamesla.com
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Contents

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Parish Courthouse

St. James Parish Courthouse
River Rd, PO Box 106
Convent, LA 70723
Phone: 225.562.7497

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1846,
divorce, probate and court records from 1809.[1]

History

Parent Parish

1807--St. James Parish was created 31 March 1807 as an original parish.
Parish seat: Convent [1]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 





Census

Census Pop.
190020,197
191023,00913.9%
192021,228−7.7%
193015,338−27.7%
194016,5968.2%
195015,334−7.6%
196018,36919.8%
197019,7337.4%
198021,4958.9%
199020,879−2.9%
200021,2161.6%
Est. 200621,721[2]2.4%
St. James 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

Family History Centers

 

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., St James Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "St. James Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22093.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.