Louisiana, United States Genealogy

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   How to Find Information about Louisiana, United States Genealogy Ancestors

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Caddo ParishBossier ParishClaiborne ParishUnion ParishMorehouse ParishWest Carroll ParishEast Carroll ParishDeSoto Parish,Red River ParishBienville ParishLincoln ParishOuachita ParishRichland ParishMadison ParishSabine ParishNatchitoches ParishWinn Parish,Jackson ParishCaldwell ParishFranklin ParishTensas ParishGrant ParishLaSalle ParishCatahoula ParishConcordia ParishVernon ParishRapides ParishAvoyelles ParishBeauregard ParishAllen ParishEvangeline ParishSt. Landry ParishPointe Coupee ParishWest Felociana ParishEast Felociana ParishSt. Helena ParishTangipahoa ParishWashington ParishSt. Tammany ParishCalcasieu ParishJefferson Davis ParishAcadia ParishLafayette ParishSt. Martin ParishIberville ParishWest Baton Rouge ParishEast Baton Rouge ParishLivingston ParishSt. John the Baptist ParishSt. James ParishAscension ParishSt. Charles ParishJefferson ParishOrleans ParishSt. Bernard ParishPlaquemines ParishCameron ParishVermillion ParishIberia ParishSt. Mary ParishTerrebonne ParishLafourche ParishWebster ParishAssumption ParishLouisiana-county-map.gif

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

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  • Join a Facebook or Skype Louisiana Genealogy Research Community!
  • 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 70821-1547.

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