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*Indexes to birth, marriage, and death records for New Orleans are online at The USGenWeb Archives Project for [http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans.htm Orleans Parish], Louisiana . The indexes provide the volume and page numbers from which the FHL Catalog can be used to locate the microfilm containing the vital record of interest. Indexes for Orleans parish birth records 1790-1907 can be found online at http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/Home/Archives/ResearchLibrary/VitalRecords/OrleansParishBirths/tabid/641/Default.aspx and marriages at http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/Home/Archives/ResearchLibrary/VitalRecords/OrleansParishMarriages/tabid/633/Default.aspx Actual certificates are not available for many of these older records.
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See also [[Orleans Parish, Louisiana]].
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=== Resources ===
  
 
==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.archdiocese-no.org/archives/sfpc.php Slave and Free People of Color Baptismal Records in the Archives 1777-1801], available online, courtesy: [http://www.arch-no.org/ Office of Archives: Archdiocese of New Orleans].<ref>Dick Eastman, "New Orleans Archdiocese Publishes Online Baptism, Marriage Records of Slaves," ''Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter,'' 1 February 2011.</ref>
 
*[http://www.archdiocese-no.org/archives/sfpc.php Slave and Free People of Color Baptismal Records in the Archives 1777-1801], available online, courtesy: [http://www.arch-no.org/ Office of Archives: Archdiocese of New Orleans].<ref>Dick Eastman, "New Orleans Archdiocese Publishes Online Baptism, Marriage Records of Slaves," ''Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter,'' 1 February 2011.</ref>
  
=== Church  ===
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==== Church  ====
  
 
*The Sacramental Records of the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, edited by Earl C. Woods and Charles E. Nolan are invaluable. there contain birth, baptism, marriage, and death information.&nbsp;Currently there are 19 volumes covering 1718 to 1831.
 
*The Sacramental Records of the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, edited by Earl C. Woods and Charles E. Nolan are invaluable. there contain birth, baptism, marriage, and death information.&nbsp;Currently there are 19 volumes covering 1718 to 1831.
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==== Laws and Legislation  ====
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*The following site [http://nutrias.org/%7Enopl/inv/neh/nehab.htm#ab22 nutrias.org/~nopl/inv/neh/nehab.htm#ab22][http://nutrias.org/%7Enopl/inv/neh/nehab.htm#ab22 [1]]&nbsp;contains short descriptions of various city government charters for the City of New Orleans and provides an inventory of minutes, ordinances, and resolutions.
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==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
*A good online history of New Orleans is located at [http://www.madere.com/history.html www.madere.com/history.html].&nbsp; The authors are Donnald McNabb and Louis E. Madere.&nbsp; The timeframe covered is founding of New Orleans to the Civil War.
 
*A good online history of New Orleans is located at [http://www.madere.com/history.html www.madere.com/history.html].&nbsp; The authors are Donnald McNabb and Louis E. Madere.&nbsp; The timeframe covered is founding of New Orleans to the Civil War.
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==== Vital Records  ====
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*Indexes to birth, marriage, and death records for New Orleans are online at The USGenWeb Archives Project for [http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans.htm Orleans Parish], Louisiana . The indexes provide the volume and page numbers from which the FHL Catalog can be used to locate the microfilm containing the vital record of interest. Indexes for Orleans parish birth records 1790-1907 can be found online at http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/Home/Archives/ResearchLibrary/VitalRecords/OrleansParishBirths/tabid/641/Default.aspx and marriages at http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/Home/Archives/ResearchLibrary/VitalRecords/OrleansParishMarriages/tabid/633/Default.aspx Actual certificates are not available for many of these older records.
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=== Libraries ===
  
 
*The Public Library of New Orleans has a wealth of online information at [http://nutrias.org/%7Enopl/spec/speclist.htm nutrias.org/~nopl/spec/speclist.htm] including  
 
*The Public Library of New Orleans has a wealth of online information at [http://nutrias.org/%7Enopl/spec/speclist.htm nutrias.org/~nopl/spec/speclist.htm] including  
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**African-American Genealogical Sources
 
**African-American Genealogical Sources
  
*The following site [http://nutrias.org/%7Enopl/inv/neh/nehab.htm#ab22 nutrias.org/~nopl/inv/neh/nehab.htm#ab22][http://nutrias.org/%7Enopl/inv/neh/nehab.htm#ab22 [1]]&nbsp;contains short descriptions of various city government charters for the City of New Orleans and provides an inventory of minutes, ordinances, and resolutions.
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See also Orleans Parish, Louisiana.

Resources

African American

Church

  • The Sacramental Records of the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, edited by Earl C. Woods and Charles E. Nolan are invaluable. there contain birth, baptism, marriage, and death information. Currently there are 19 volumes covering 1718 to 1831.

Laws and Legislation

  • The following site nutrias.org/~nopl/inv/neh/nehab.htm#ab22[1] contains short descriptions of various city government charters for the City of New Orleans and provides an inventory of minutes, ordinances, and resolutions.

Local Histories

  • A good online history of New Orleans is located at www.madere.com/history.html.  The authors are Donnald McNabb and Louis E. Madere.  The timeframe covered is founding of New Orleans to the Civil War.

Vital Records

Libraries

  • The Public Library of New Orleans has a wealth of online information at nutrias.org/~nopl/spec/speclist.htm including
    • Louisiana Biography/Obituary Index
    • Guide to Genealogical Materials
    • Digging Up Roots in the Mud Files
    • NOVA Transcriptions of City Archives Records
    • Index to Deaths in the Daily Picayune, 1837-1857
    • Index to the Justices of the Peace Marriage Records, 1846-1880
    • New Orleans Newspaper Marriage Index, 1837-1857
    • Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New Orleans
    • Naturalization Records in New Orleans
    • Birth Records for New Orleans
    • Hints on Using the 1850 Census
    • Hints on Using the 1860-1920 Censuses
    • New Orleans City Directories
    • African-American Genealogical Sources

References

  1. Dick Eastman, "New Orleans Archdiocese Publishes Online Baptism, Marriage Records of Slaves," Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter, 1 February 2011.