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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Caldwell_Parish,_Louisiana|Caldwell Parish]]'' <br>  
  
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{{LADC}}
  
[[Category:Caldwell Parish, Louisiana]]
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Caldwell Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lacaldwe/ Caldwell Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-caldwell.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1838
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| founded date = March 6
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| seat wl = Columbia
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}}
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/caldwellparish.htm Caldwell Parish Courthouse]<br>Main Street<br>Columbia, LA 71418<br>Phone: 318.649.2681&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, <br>court and land records from&nbsp;1838 <ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Aurora County, Louisiana, p.289</ref>
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
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*'''1838--'''Caldwell Parish was created 6 March 1838 from [[Catahoula Parish, Louisiana|Catahoula]] and [[Ouachita Parish, Louisiana|Ouachita]] Parishes. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Columbia <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Caldwell Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Catahoula Parish, Louisiana|Catahoula]]
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*[[Franklin Parish, Louisiana|Franklin]]
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*[[Jackson Parish, Louisiana|Jackson]]
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*[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana|LaSalle]]
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*[[Ouachita Parish, Louisiana|Ouachita]]
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*[[Richland Parish, Louisiana|Richland]]
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*[[Winn Parish, Louisiana|Winn]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== African American  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
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==== Biographies  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/biggs.txt Otis A. Biggs]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/boatner.txt Jahleal Boatner]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/jrbrown.txt John R. Brown]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/brownsh.txt Stephen H. Brown, M.D.]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/cottingh.txt James R. Cottingham]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/awfaulk.txt Capt. Anthony Wayne Faulkner]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/jamesjw.txt John Wesley James]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/mayib.txt Irby B. May, M.D]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/gwmurph.txt George Washington Murphey]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/pughjohn.txt John Pugh]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/thornhill1.txt C.P. Thornhill]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/bios/thornfm.txt Frances Marion Thornhill, M.D.]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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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
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&nbsp; ~&nbsp;LA cemetery records by county&nbsp;
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by county&nbsp;
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*[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=cr&CRid=66819&CScnty=1119& Adams Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=66980&CScnty=1119& Bethany Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=67078&CScnty=1119& Brown Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=67253&CScnty=1119& Columbia Hills Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=67329&CScnty=1119& Cross Roads Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=67493&CScnty=1119& Fellowship Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=67749&CScnty=1119&CSsr=21& Hebert Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=68043&CScnty=1119&CSsr=21& Little Star Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=68159&CScnty=1119&CSsr=41& McDaniel Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=68318&CScnty=1119&CSsr=41& Mount Pleasant Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=68453&CScnty=1119&CSsr=41& Old Bethel Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=68485&CScnty=1119&CSsr=41& Old Union Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=68513&CScnty=1119&CSsr=41& Palestine Cemetery]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=69265&CScnty=1119&CSsr=61& Welcome Home Cemetery]
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1850=
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| 1860=
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| 1870=
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| 1880=
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| 1890=
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| 1900= 6917
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| 1910= 8593
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| 1920= 9514
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| 1930= 10430
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| 1940= 12046
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| 1950= 10293
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| 1960= 9004
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| 1970= 9354
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| 1980= 10761
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| 1990= 9810
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| 2000= 10560
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| 2010= 10132
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| footnote=Caldwell Parish Census Data<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/la190090.txt|title=Louisiana Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
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}} <br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/census/1840census.txt 1840 Caldwell Parish Census Index]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/census/1850mort.txt 1850 Mortality Census]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/census/1880/ 1880 Census Images]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/census/1900/ 1900 Census Images]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/census/1910/ 1910 Census Images]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/census/1920/ 1920 Census Images]
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==== Church  ====
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*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
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==== Court  ====
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==== Ethnic  ====
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*Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872[http://www.archive.org/details/recordsoffieldoo0042unit Reel 0042,] Labor Contracts (Agreements with Freedmen)&nbsp;
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*Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872[http://www.archive.org/details/recordsoffieldoo0070unit Reel 0070]
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*Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872[http://www.archive.org/details/recordsoffieldoo0071unit Reel 0071]
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==== Land  ====
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[http://www.tkqlhce.com/click-1546952-10470501?url=http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/view.aspx?dbid=1246&iid=RHUSA2007B_LA0090-00316 US General Land Office Records 1796 - 1907] &nbsp; ~ &nbsp;Ancestry.com
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==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
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==== Maps  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/LA/Parish/caldwell.htm 1895 US Atlas] - Caldwell Parish
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*[http://www.topozone.com/states/Louisiana.asp?county=Caldwell Caldwell Parish Topo Maps and Aerial Photos]
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==== Military  ====
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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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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/military/unio1890.txt Caldwell Parish Civil War Soldiers, Union Army: Census of 1890]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/military/armycas.txt WWII Army &amp; Army Air Forces Casualties]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/military/navycas.txt WWII Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualties]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/military/korea.txt Korean War Casualties]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/military/koreamia.txt Korean War MIA]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/military/conftrps.txt Roster of Troops in Confederate Services]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/military/vietnam.txt Vietnam War Casualties]
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/military/vietmia.txt Vietnam/Southeast Asia MIA]
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==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL
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*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
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{{RAOGKobituary}}&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
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==== Obituaries  ====
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[http://usgwarchives.net/la/caldwell/obituaries.htm Caldwell Parish Obituaries]
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==== Probate  ====
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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211 Jackson Street<br>Columbia, LA 71418 <br>Phone Number: 318-649=2259
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192972&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+Caldwell Family History Library Catalog Holdings]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&section=1&f1=Lousiana&f2=Caldwell&prox=1&f13=US&db=persi&ti=0&ti.si=0&gss=mp-persi&so=3 Periodical Search] &nbsp;~ &nbsp;Ancestry.com
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project *{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Caldwell|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/CaldwellP/ Caldwell Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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<references />
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{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
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[[Category:Caldwell_Parish,_Louisiana]]

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Caldwell Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Caldwell Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 6, 1838
County Seat Columbia
Courthouse
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Parish Courthouse

Caldwell Parish Courthouse
Main Street
Columbia, LA 71418
Phone: 318.649.2681 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate,
court and land records from 1838 [1]

Parish Courthouse

History

Parent Parish

  • 1838--Caldwell Parish was created 6 March 1838 from Catahoula and Ouachita Parishes.
    Parish seat: Columbia [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Caldwell Parish boundary changes. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American


Biographies

Cemeteries





Census

Census Pop.
19006,917
19108,59324.2%
19209,51410.7%
193010,4309.6%
194012,04615.5%
195010,293−14.6%
19609,004−12.5%
19709,3543.9%
198010,76115.0%
19909,810−8.8%
200010,5607.6%
201010,132−4.1%
Caldwell Parish Census Data[3]

















Church

Court

Ethnic

  • Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872Reel 0042, Labor Contracts (Agreements with Freedmen) 
  • Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872Reel 0070
  • Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872Reel 0071

Land

US General Land Office Records 1796 - 1907   ~  Ancestry.com

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  





Obituaries

Caldwell Parish Obituaries

Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

211 Jackson Street
Columbia, LA 71418
Phone Number: 318-649=2259

 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Aurora County, Louisiana, p.289
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 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.