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Guide to '''Terrebonne Parish Louisiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
 
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=== Parish Information  ===
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==== Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major Parish Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 264-278. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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&nbsp;[http://www.tpcg.org/ Terrebonne Parish Courthouse]<br>301 Goode Street; <br>Houma, LA 70360-4513<br>Phone: 985.868.5660&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, land and probate records.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Terrebonne Carroll Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
&nbsp;[http://www.tpcg.org/ Terrebonne Parish Courthouse]<br>301 Goode Street; <br>Houma, LA 70360-4513<br>Phone: 985.868.5660&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, land and probate records.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Terrebonne Carroll Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
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==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
  
*'''1822--'''Terrebonne Parish was created 22 March 1822 from [[Lafourche Parish, Louisiana|Lafourche]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Houma <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1822--'''Terrebonne Parish was created 22 March 1822 from [[Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Lafourche]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Houma <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Terrebonne Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].  
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For animated maps illustrating Louisiana Parish boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/louisiana/ "Rotating Formation Louisiana Parish Boundary Maps"] (1805-1990) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
  
*[[Assumption Parish, Louisiana|Assumption]]  
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[[Image:Laterrebonne.png|250px]]
*[[Lafourche Parish, Louisiana|Lafourche]]  
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*[[St. Mary Parish, Louisiana|St. Mary]]
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*[[Assumption Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Assumption]]  
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*[[Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Lafourche]]  
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*[[St. Mary Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|St. Mary]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
[[Image:Laterrebonne.png|thumb|right|400px|Laterrebonne.png]]
 
  
 
==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====  
 
 
{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
 
  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=20&GScnty=1163&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|591491|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=20&CScnty=1163 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~laterreb/laterreb.htm LAGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Terrebonne+Louisiana&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Louisiana&county=Terrebonne&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/terrebonne.htm LAGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/terrebonne.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.la-cemeteries.com/Cemeteries%20Terrebone%20Table.shtml Louisiana Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; partial records and photos&nbsp; ~ &nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project  
 
*[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://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://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
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=20&CScnty=1163 FindaGrave.com]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surname
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{LA Church Intro}}
  
 
*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]  
 
*[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
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
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===== Catholic  =====
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'''St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma'''
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''Baptism''
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*'''1848-1862''' - St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma, Baptism Index 1848-1862. Batch {{IGI|C541061}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1862-1875''' - St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma, Baptism Index 1862-1875. Batch {{IGI|C541062}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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''Marriage''
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*'''1848-1859''' - St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma, Marriage Index 1848-1859. Batch {{IGI|M541061}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1859-1873''' - St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma, Marriage Index 1848-1859. Batch {{IGI|M541011}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1885''' - St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma, Marriage Index 1876-1885. Batch {{IGI|M541012}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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'''Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Montegut'''
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*'''1864-1871''' - Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Montegut, Marriage Index 1864-1871. Batch {{IGI|M541051}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/c2/Igilouisiana.pdf.</ref>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{LA Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]  
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{{LA History}} [http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]  
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/louisiana/ Maps of Louisiana (1805-1990)]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]  
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*[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]  
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===== Civil War  =====
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932372|Louisiana Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932399|Louisiana Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1898-1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1838535|Louisiana Confederate Pensions, 1898-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[Fenner's Battery, Louisiana Light Artillery|Fenner's Battery, Louisiana Light Artillery]]
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=====World War II=====
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*'''1940-1945''' - {{RecordSearch|1916286|Louisiana First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
{{RAOGKobituary}}
 
  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL  
 
*[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
 
*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
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{{LA Newspaper abstracts|Terrebonne}}
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
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{{LA Probate Intro}}
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1756 – 1984''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9067 Louisiana Wills and Probate Records 1756-1984] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{LA Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.  
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{{LA Vital Intro}}
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[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.
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=====Marriage=====
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*'''1837–1957''' -  {{RecordSearch|1807364|Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Terrebonne Genealogical Society'''<br>PO Box 20295 Sta.2<br>Houma 70360-0295<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~laterreb/tgs/ Website]<br><br>
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/la-society-archive/ Louisiana Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
  
{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Thibodaux Louisiana Family History Center]]
 
*[[Thibodaux Louisiana Family History Center]]
  
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== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/terrebonne-parish/ Terrebonne Parish, LA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/103807602346008156796 Louisiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/121573484596801/ Louisiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects  
 
*[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  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project  
*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Terrebonne|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Terrebonne|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/TerrebonneP/ Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/TerrebonneP/ Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

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United States
Louisiana


Terrebonne Parish


Guide to Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Terrebonne Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 22, 1822
County Seat Houma
Courthouse
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Address 7856 Main Street
Houma, LA
Website: www.tpcg.org
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Parish Information

Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major Parish Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1820 1810 1820 1820

Parish Courthouse

 Terrebonne Parish Courthouse
301 Goode Street;
Houma, LA 70360-4513
Phone: 985.868.5660 

Parish Clerk has marriage, land and probate records.[2]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1822--Terrebonne Parish was created 22 March 1822 from Lafourche Parish.
    Parish seat: Houma [3]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Louisiana Parish boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Louisiana Parish Boundary Maps" (1805-1990) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Laterrebonne.png

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
LAGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
LAGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Louisiana Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See Louisiana Cemeteries for more information.



Census

Census Pop.
190024,464
191028,32015.8%
192026,974−4.8%
193029,81610.5%
194035,88020.3%
195043,32820.8%
196060,77140.3%
197076,04925.1%
198094,39324.1%
199096,9822.7%
2000104,5037.8%
Est. 2006109,348[4]4.6%
Terrebonne Parish Census Data[5]

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Louisiana denominations, view the Louisiana Church Records wiki page.

Catholic

St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma

Baptism

  • 1848-1862 - St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma, Baptism Index 1848-1862. Batch C541061 at FamilySearch - free.[6]
  • 1862-1875 - St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma, Baptism Index 1862-1875. Batch C541062 at FamilySearch - free.[6]

Marriage

  • 1848-1859 - St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma, Marriage Index 1848-1859. Batch M541061 at FamilySearch - free.[6]
  • 1859-1873 - St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma, Marriage Index 1848-1859. Batch M541011 at FamilySearch - free.[6]
  • 1876-1885 - St. Francois de Sales Catholic Church, Houma, Marriage Index 1876-1885. Batch M541012 at FamilySearch - free.[6]

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Montegut

  • 1864-1871 - Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Montegut, Marriage Index 1864-1871. Batch M541051 at FamilySearch - free.[6]

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Louisiana Land and Property for additional information about early Louisiana land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse where records are also currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Louisiana Local Histories. Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy:

- Fenner's Battery, Louisiana Light Artillery
World War II

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate

Probate records before 1845 were kept in probate courts. Since 1845, they have been kept by the Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy clerk of the district court. Many of the probate records are included in the notarial records with the deeds and mortgages. In some parishes they are known as “succession” records.

See the Wiki page Louisiana Probate Records for more information about probate records in Louisiana.

Content: Probate records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Louisiana tax records can be used in place of missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Louisiana Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Louisiana statewide registration of birth and death records began in 1911. Births and deaths are kept by the Louisiana Vital Records Registry. Marriages were recorded by each parish, and the records are at the parish clerk of court office. See also How to order Louisiana Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Louisiana Vital Records for more information on getting Louisiana records.

Louisiana Records and Statistics Information  ~ where and how to order information.

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

Terrebonne Genealogical Society
PO Box 20295 Sta.2
Houma 70360-0295
Website


See also a List of Louisiana Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies


Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

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Wikipedia has more about this subject: Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 264-278. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Terrebonne Carroll Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. United States Census Bureau. "Terrebonne Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22109.html. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 
  5. 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. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/c2/Igilouisiana.pdf.

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