West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Louisiana|Louisiana]]&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;West Feliciana Parish'' <br>
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| county = West Feliciana Parish
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lawestfe/ West Feliciana Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| state = Louisiana
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| founded year = 1824
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| founded date = February 17
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| seat wl = St. Francisville
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| web = www.westfelicianaparish.org
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| building image = LAWestFelicianacourthouse.jpg
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| building address =4785 Prosperity Street<br>St. Francisville, LA 70775
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}}
  
== Parish Courthouse ==
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[http://stfrancisville.us/discovering/historic-district?sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=13&sobi2Id=71 West Feliciana Parish Courthouse]<br>4789 Prosperity Street<br>Saint Francisville, LA 70775<br>Phone: 225.635.3794&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1879, <br>divorce, probate and court recordsd from 1900 <br>and land records from 1811.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., West Felicia Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
  
'''1824--'''West Feliciana Parish was created 17 February 1824 from Feliciana (old)&nbsp;Parish. '''Parish seat:''' Saint Francisville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1824--'''West Feliciana Parish was created 17 February 1824 from Feliciana (old)&nbsp;Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Saint Francisville <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 West Feliciana 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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*[[Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana|Avoyelles]]
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*[[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia]]
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*[[East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana|East Baton Rouge]]
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*[[East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|East Feliciana]]
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*[[Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana|Pointe Coupee]]
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*[[West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana|West Baton Rouge]]
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*[[Wilkinson County, Mississippi|Wilkinson County, Mississippi]]
  
 
== 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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{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
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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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{{USCensusPop
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| 1830= 8629
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| 1840= 10910
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| 1850= 13245
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| 1860= 11671
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| 1870= 10499
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| 1880= 12809
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| 1890= 15062
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| 1900= 15994
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| 1910= 13449
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| 1920= 12303
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| 1930= 10924
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| 1940= 11720
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| 1950= 10169
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| 1960= 12395
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| 1970= 11376
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| 1980= 12186
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| 1990= 12915
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| 2000= 15111
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| estimate= 15535
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| estyear= 2006
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| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22125.html|title=West Feliciana Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
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| footnote=West Feliciana 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}}; Report on the Population of the United States at the Eleventh Census, 1890. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1895.</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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*[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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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
  
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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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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==== 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]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193116&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+West+Feliciana&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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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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*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+West+Feliciana|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/West_FelicianaP/ West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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{{wikipedia|align="left"|West_Feliciana_Parish,_Louisiana|West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana}}
  
 
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Revision as of 00:16, 12 December 2012

West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting West Feliciana Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1824
County Seat St. Francisville
Courthouse
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Address 4785 Prosperity Street
St. Francisville, LA 70775
Website: www.westfelicianaparish.org
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West Feliciana Parish Courthouse
4789 Prosperity Street
Saint Francisville, LA 70775
Phone: 225.635.3794 

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1879,
divorce, probate and court recordsd from 1900
and land records from 1811.[1]

Contents

History

Parent Parish

1824--West Feliciana Parish was created 17 February 1824 from Feliciana (old) Parish.
Parish seat: Saint Francisville [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of West Feliciana Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 

Census

Census Pop.
18308,629
184010,91026.4%
185013,24521.4%
186011,671−11.9%
187010,499−10.0%
188012,80922.0%
189015,06217.6%
190015,9946.2%
191013,449−15.9%
192012,303−8.5%
193010,924−11.2%
194011,7207.3%
195010,169−13.2%
196012,39521.9%
197011,376−8.2%
198012,1867.1%
199012,9156.0%
200015,11117.0%
Est. 200615,535[2]2.8%
West Feliciana 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

 

Web Sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., West Felicia Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. United States Census Bureau. "West Feliciana Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22125.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. ; Report on the Population of the United States at the Eleventh Census, 1890. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1895.