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Grant Parish; Main St; Colfax, LA 71417; Ph. 318.627.3157 Details:  (Par Clk has m, div, land, pro, mil & ct rec from 1878)
| county = Grant Parish
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
 
| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lagrant/index.htm Grant Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
 
| county_map = La-grant.png
 
| state = Louisiana
 
| state_map = Louisiana.png
 
| founded year = 1869
 
| founded date = March 4
 
| seat wl = Colfax
 
| building image = LAGrantcourthouse.jpg
 
| building address =
 
}}
 
 
 
''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Grant_Parish,_Louisiana|Grant Parish]]''
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
 
 
*'''1869--'''Grant Parish was created 4 March 1869 from [[Rapides Parish, Louisiana|Rapides]] and [[Winn Parish, Louisiana|Winn]] Parishes. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Colfax <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes ====
 
 
 
See an interactive map of Grant Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana|LaSalle]]
 
*[[Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana|Natchitoches]]
 
*[[Rapides Parish, Louisiana|Rapides]]
 
*[[Winn Parish, Louisiana|Winn]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== African American  ====
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
 
 
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; partial records and photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;LA cemetery records by county&nbsp;
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by county&nbsp;
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
 
 
 
{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
 
 
 
<br><br><br><br>
 
 
 
==== Census  ====
 
 
 
{{USCensusPop
 
| title=
 
| 1790=
 
| 1800=
 
| 1810=
 
| 1820=
 
| 1830=
 
| 1840=
 
| 1850=
 
| 1860=
 
| 1870=
 
| 1880=
 
| 1890=
 
| 1900= 12902
 
| 1910= 15958
 
| 1920= 14403
 
| 1930= 15709
 
| 1940= 15933
 
| 1950= 14263
 
| 1960= 13330
 
| 1970= 13671
 
| 1980= 16703
 
| 1990= 17526
 
| 2000= 18698
 
| estimate= 19879
 
| estyear= 2006
 
| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/220439.html|title=Grant Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
 
| footnote=Grant 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>
 
}} <br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
 
 
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
 
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
*[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
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL
 
*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
 
 
 
{{RAOGKobituary}}&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
 
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
[[Louisiana_Probate_Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
 
 
{{RAOGKlibrary}}
 
 
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project *{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Grant|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/GrantP/ Grant Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
 
 
== References  ==
 
 
 
<references />
 
 
 
{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
 
 
 
[[Category:Grant_Parish,_Louisiana]]
 

Revision as of 20:57, 7 September 2012

Grant Parish; Main St; Colfax, LA 71417; Ph. 318.627.3157 Details: (Par Clk has m, div, land, pro, mil & ct rec from 1878)