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Guide to '''Tangipahoa Parish Louisiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
  
*'''1869--'''Tangipahoa Parish was created 6 March 1869 from [[Livingston Parish, Louisiana|Livingston]], [[St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana|St. Tammany]], [[St. Helena Parish, Louisiana|St. Helena]], and [[Washington Parish, Louisiana|Washington]] Parishes. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Amite <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1869--'''Tangipahoa Parish was created 6 March 1869 from [[Livingston Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Livingston]], [[St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|St. Tammany]], [[St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|St. Helena]], and [[Washington Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Washington]] Parishes. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Amite <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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For animated maps illustrating Louisiana Parish boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/louisiana/ "Rotating Formation Louisiana Parish Boundary Maps"] (1805-1990) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
See an interactive map of Tangipahoa Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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For a list of record loss in Louisiana Parishes see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/la-parishes/#courthouse Louisiana Parishes with Burned Courthouses]
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
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*[[Amite County, Mississippi|Amite County, Mississippi]]  
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*[[Amite County, Mississippi Genealogy|Amite County, Mississippi]]  
*[[Livingston Parish, Louisiana|Livingston]]  
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*[[Livingston Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Livingston]]  
*[[Pike County, Mississippi|Pike County, Mississippi]]  
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*[[Pike County, Mississippi Genealogy|Pike County, Mississippi]]  
*[[St. Helena Parish, Louisiana|St. Helena]]  
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*[[St. Helena Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|St. Helena]]  
*[[St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana|St. John the Baptist]]  
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*[[St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|St. John the Baptist]]  
*[[St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana|St. Tammany]]  
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*[[St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|St. Tammany]]  
*[[Washington Parish, Louisiana|Washington]]
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*[[Washington Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Washington]]
  
 
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148705 St. Dominic's Catholic Church Cemetery] BillionGraves. On Hwy 445, rural Tangipahoa Parish.
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148705 St. Dominic's Catholic Church Cemetery] BillionGraves. On Hwy 445, rural Tangipahoa Parish.
  
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*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]  
 
*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
 
*[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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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/louisiana/ Maps of Louisiana (1805-1990)]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
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*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
 
*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
  
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==== Probate  ====
 
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
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==== 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.  
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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  ==
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/la-society-archive/ Louisiana Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Websites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/tangipahoa-parish/ Tangipahoa Parish, LA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/103807602346008156796 Louisiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/121573484596801/ Louisiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects  
*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Tangipahoa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/TangipahoaP/ Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/TangipahoaP/ Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

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Guide to Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
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Map of Louisiana highlighting Tangipahoa Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 6, 1869
County Seat Amite
Courthouse
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Address 100 N Bay St.
Amite, LA 70422
Website: www.tangipahoa.org
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Contents

Parish Courthouse

Tangipahoa Parish Courthouse
110 N Bay Street;
Amite, LA 70422-0215
Phone: 985.748.8015 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1869.[1]

History

Parent Parish

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Louisiana Parish boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Louisiana Parish Boundary Maps" (1805-1990) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Louisiana Parishes see: Louisiana Parishes with Burned Courthouses

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

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African American

Cemeteries

 





Census

Census Pop.
190017,625
191029,16065.4%
192031,4407.8%
193046,22747.0%
194045,519−1.5%
195053,21816.9%
196059,43411.7%
197065,87510.8%
198080,69822.5%
199085,7096.2%
2000100,58817.4%
Est. 2006113,137[2]12.5%
Tangipahoa Parish Census Data[3]

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Louisiana denominations, view the Louisiana Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Louisiana Land and Property for additional information about early Louisiana land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse where records are also currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Louisiana Local Histories. Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

 

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate

Probate records before 1845 were kept in probate courts. Since 1845, they have been kept by the Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Genealogy clerk of the district court. Many of the probate records are included in the notarial records with the deeds and mortgages. In some parishes they are known as “succession” records.

See the Wiki page Louisiana Probate Records for more information about probate records in Louisiana.

Content: Probate records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Louisiana tax records can be used in place of missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Louisiana Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Louisiana statewide registration of birth and death records began in 1911. Births and deaths are kept by the Louisiana Vital Records Registry. Marriages were recorded by each parish, and the records are at the parish clerk of court office. See also How to order Louisiana Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Louisiana Vital Records for more information on getting Louisiana records.

Louisiana Records and Statistics Information  ~ where and how to order information.

Societies and Libraries

See also a List of Louisiana Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Tangipahoa Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22105.html. Retrieved 2008-02-02. . Hurricane Katrina,which in 2005 wreaked severe damage east and south of Tangipahoa Parish, caused a surge in immigration from the Greater New Orleans area.
  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. 


 

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