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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Tensas Parish

Guide to Tensas Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Tensas Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Tensas Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 17, 1843
County Seat St. Joseph
Courthouse
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Address 201 Hancock St.
St. Joseph, LA 71366
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Parish Courthouse

Tensas Parish Courthouse
Courthouse Square; PO Box 78;
Saint Joseph, LA 71366
Phone: 318.766.3921 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1843 .[1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1843--Tensas Parish was created 17 March 1843 from Concordia Parish.
    Parish seat: Saint Joseph [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Tensas Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

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African American

Cemeteries

 

Census

Census Pop.
190019,070
191017,060−10.5%
192012,085−29.2%
193015,09624.9%
194015,9405.6%
195013,209−17.1%
196011,796−10.7%
19709,732−17.5%
19808,525−12.4%
19907,103−16.7%
20006,618−6.8%
20105,252−20.6%
Tensas Parish Census Data[2]

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Works Progress Administration (WPA). St. Joseph in Tensas Parish, Louisiana from the 1930s. 1936.

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

Current Newspapers:

Louisiana Newspaper List - USNPL lists newspapers by city, name.

  
Historical Newspapers:

The original weekly Tensas Gazette was founded in 1852 in St. Joseph, Louisiana. Since that time it has operated under various owners and names. One of the oldest newspapers in Louisiana, it is still in publication under its orginal name. The Library of Congress has digitized the issues from 1894 to 1922 which can be browsed or searched at its Chronicling America website.



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

 

Websites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Tensas Parish, Louisiana

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Tensas Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt. Retrieved 2008-02-02.