St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[St._Mary_Parish,_Louisiana|St. Mary Parish]]''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = St. Mary Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lastmary/ St. Mary Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-saint-mary.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| founded year = 1811
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| founded date = April 17
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| seat wl = Franklin
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| web = www.parish.st-mary.la.us
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| building image = LAStMarycourthouse.jpg
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| building address =500 Main Street<br>Franklin, LA 70538
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.parish.st-mary.la.us/ St. Mary Parish Courthouse]<br>101 Wilson Street<br>Franklin, LA 70538<br>Phone 337.828.4238&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1800.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., St Mary Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
  
'''1811--'''St. Mary Parish was created 17 April 1811 from Attakapas, (Discontinued 1811),&nbsp;Parish. '''Parish seat:''' Franklin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1811--'''St. Mary Parish was created 17 April 1811 from Attakapas, (Discontinued 1811),&nbsp;Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Franklin <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 St. Mary Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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== 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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| 1900= 34145
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| 1910= 39368
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| 1920= 30754
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| 1930= 29397
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| 1940= 31458
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| 1950= 35848
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| 1960= 48833
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| 1970= 60752
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| 1980= 64253
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| 1990= 58086
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| 2000= 53500
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| estimate= 51867
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| estyear= 2006
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| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22101.html|title=St. Mary Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
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| footnote=St. Mary 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  ====
 
==== 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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The following Civil War battles were fought in St. Mary Parish.
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*April 12-13, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la006.htm Fort Bisland], also known as Bethel Place<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la006.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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*April 14, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la007.htm Irish Bend], also known as Nerson's Woods or Franklin<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la007.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]
  
 
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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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==== Probate  ====
 
==== 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.
  
 
== 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]
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193078&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+St%2E+Mary&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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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+St%2E+Mary|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/Saint_MaryP/ St. Mary&nbsp;Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)&nbsp;
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/Saint_MaryP/ St. Mary&nbsp;Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)&nbsp;
  
 
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Revision as of 23:52, 3 January 2013

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St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
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Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 17, 1811
County Seat Franklin
Courthouse
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Address 500 Main Street
Franklin, LA 70538
Website: www.parish.st-mary.la.us
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

St. Mary Parish Courthouse
101 Wilson Street
Franklin, LA 70538
Phone 337.828.4238 

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

History

Parent Parish

1811--St. Mary Parish was created 17 April 1811 from Attakapas, (Discontinued 1811), Parish.
Parish seat: Franklin [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of St. Mary 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.
190034,145
191039,36815.3%
192030,754−21.9%
193029,397−4.4%
194031,4587.0%
195035,84814.0%
196048,83336.2%
197060,75224.4%
198064,2535.8%
199058,086−9.6%
200053,500−7.9%
Est. 200651,867[2]−3.1%
St. Mary Parish Census Data[3]

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in St. Mary Parish.

  • April 14, 1863 = Irish Bend, also known as Nerson's Woods or Franklin[5]
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., St Mary Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "St. Mary Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22101.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. 
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)