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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Avoyelles Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
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See an interactive map of Avoyelles Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]  ~  cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]  ~  cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
  
Individual cemeteries:
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=45041 Our Lady of the Lourdes Cemetery #1, Marksville] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=45041 Our Lady of the Lourdes Cemetery #1, Marksville] BillionGraves
  
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==== Census  ====
 
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*March 14, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la017.htm Fort DeRussy]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la017.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>  
 
*March 14, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la017.htm Fort DeRussy]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la017.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>  
*May 16, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la022.htm Mansura], also known as Smith's Place or Marksville<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la022.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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*May 16, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la022.htm Mansura], also known as Smith's Place or Marksville<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la022.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>  
 
*May 18, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la023.htm Yellow Bayou], also known as Norwood’s Plantation<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la023.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
 
*May 18, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la023.htm Yellow Bayou], also known as Norwood’s Plantation<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la023.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
  
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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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==== Probate  ====
 
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Louisiana_Probate_Records Louisiana Probate Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 20:10, 20 August 2012




Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Avoyelles 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 Marksville
Courthouse
LAAvoyellescourthouse.jpg
Address 312 North Main Street
Marksville, la 71351-2450
(318) 253-75230
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Avoyelles Parish

History

Parent Parish

1807--Avoyelles Parish was created 31 March 1807 as an original parish.
Parish seat: Marksville [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Avoyelles 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

Individual cemeteries:

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Avoyelles Parish.

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

 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)