Ascension Parish, Louisiana Genealogy
|Ascension Parish, Louisiana|
Location in the state of Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
|Founded||March 31, 1807|
|Address|| 300 Houmas St|
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
Ascension Parish Clerk of Court Website
- 1 Quick Dates
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Ascension Parish's civil records start the following years:
- 1807--Ascension Parish was created 31 March 1807 from St. James Parish.
Parish seat: Donaldsonville 
See an interactive map of Ascension Parish boundary changes. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
Places / Localities
Neighboring Parishes or Counties
- Louisiana African American Griots Project ~ USGenWeb Project
- Afrigeneas - African Ancestored Genealogy
- River Road African American Museum
Aucoin, Kleber A.
Barland, Rev. Charles D.
The Bringier Family
Daniel C. Brumfield, MD
Millard R. M. Cushman
William V. Davis
Louis A. Dehon, Jr., DDS
Duke, James R.
Allen T. Gonzales
John D. Hanson, MD
Levi M. Hargis
Landry, Arthur L.
J. C. LeBlanc
Hon. Paul Leche
Allen W. Martin, MD
Gen. William P. Miles
Capt. John T. Nolan
Thomas B. Odom
Edward F. Painchaud
George B. Reuss
John L. Rusca
Guy S. St. Amant, M.D.
J. E. St. Martin
Samuel H. St. Martin
Hon. Robert Nichols Sims
Paul T. Thibodaux, M.D.
Joseph L. Webre, DDS
Theo. L. Webre, DDS
- LA Tombstone Transcription Project ~ partial records and photos ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Interment.net ~ LA cemetery records by county
- African American Cemeteries ~ listing by county
- FindaGrave.com ~ Ascension Parish cemeteries.
- Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church Cemetery
- Carpenters Chapel Cemetery
- Cornerview Cemetery
- Donaldsonville Protestant Cemetery
- Holy Rosary Catholic Church Cemetery
- Hope Haven Cemetery
- Lusk Cemetery
|Ascension Parish Census Data|
- Louisiana Census Images ~ USGenWeb Census Images Project
- 1810 Head of Families
- 1810 US Census
- 1830 Enumeration Census
U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 Ascension, Livingston Parishes
U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 Ascension, East Baton Rouge Parishes
- Louisiana Military History Online
- Company K, 8th Louisiana Infantry
- Korean War POWs, MIAs and KIAs
- Vietnam War POWs, MIAs and KIAs
- Donaldsonville - Operations Against Baton Rouge (1862)
- Donaldsonville - Taylor's Operations in West Louisiana (1863)
- Ascension Parish Louisiana List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883
Louisiana Probate Records ~ information on.
Louisiana Records and Statistics Information ~ where and how to order information.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- LAGenWeb - Louisiana State Records
- USGenWeb ~ Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects
- Louisiana Archives ~ USGenWeb Archives Project
- Family History Library Catalog
- Ascension Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Ascension Parish Message Board
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- 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.