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Acadia | [[Attakapas County, Louisiana|Attakapas]] | [[Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana|Baton Rouge]] | Biloxi | [[Carroll Parish, Louisiana|Carroll]] | [[Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|Feliciana]] | Florida Parishes | [[German Coast County, Louisiana|German Coast]] | [[Opelousas County, Louisiana|Opelousas]] | Pascagoula | Sabine Free State | Warren  
 
Acadia | [[Attakapas County, Louisiana|Attakapas]] | [[Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana|Baton Rouge]] | Biloxi | [[Carroll Parish, Louisiana|Carroll]] | [[Feliciana Parish, Louisiana|Feliciana]] | Florida Parishes | [[German Coast County, Louisiana|German Coast]] | [[Opelousas County, Louisiana|Opelousas]] | Pascagoula | Sabine Free State | Warren  
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*The Louisiana State Archives has microfilms of [http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/248/Default.aspx New Orleans Passenger Lists] Judy Riffel's book "A Guide to Genealogical Research at the Louisiana State Archives" is available by writing to Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc. P.O. Box 1547, Baton Rouge LA 70832-1547.
 
*The Louisiana State Archives has microfilms of [http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/248/Default.aspx New Orleans Passenger Lists] Judy Riffel's book "A Guide to Genealogical Research at the Louisiana State Archives" is available by writing to Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc. P.O. Box 1547, Baton Rouge LA 70832-1547.
  
=== Research Tools &amp; Resources  ===
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=== Louisiana Research Tools &amp; Resources  ===
  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lacoloni Colonial Louisiana]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lacoloni Colonial Louisiana]
  
=== How you can help build the wiki ===
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=== How You Can Help Build the Louisiana Wiki ===
  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>  

Revision as of 07:23, 29 April 2011

Louisiana Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Louisiana Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources


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Louisiana State Capitol at Night
Louisiana state capitol at night

Louisiana Parishes

Current Louisiana Parishes

Extinct or Renamed Louisiana Parishes

Acadia | Attakapas | Baton Rouge | Biloxi | Carroll | Feliciana | Florida Parishes | German Coast | Opelousas | Pascagoula | Sabine Free State | Warren

Did You Know?

  • The Family History Library has the United States federal censuses of Louisiana for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930. The 1890 census was destroyed, but there is a Union veterans schedule and a published index to it that is available at the Family History Library. The population schedule for the Ascension Parish 1890 census is at the Division of Archives, Records Management, and History, and an index has been published and is at the Family History Library.
  • Louisiana State University Special Collections in the Hill Memorial Library have the most complete collection of maps for the state. The Family History Library has a few historical maps, including maps of early land districts. Ward maps for New Orleans (1829, 1834, 1845, 1854, and 1898) are on FHL film 1377700 or fiche 6016695-99.
  • The Louisiana State Archives has microfilms of New Orleans Passenger Lists Judy Riffel's book "A Guide to Genealogical Research at the Louisiana State Archives" is available by writing to Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc. P.O. Box 1547, Baton Rouge LA 70832-1547.

Louisiana Research Tools & Resources

How You Can Help Build the Louisiana Wiki

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: