Caldwell Parish, Louisiana Genealogy

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Caldwell Parish, Louisiana
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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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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Caldwell Parish

Parish Courthouse

History

Parent Parish

  • 1838--Caldwell Parish was created 6 March 1838 from Catahoula and Ouachita Parishes.
    Parish seat: Columbia [1]

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

Otis A. Biggs

Jahleal Boatner

John R. Brown

Stephen H. Brown, M.D.

James R. Cottingham

Capt. Anthony Wayne Faulkner

John Wesley James

Irby B. May, M.D

George Washington Murphey

John Pugh

C.P. Thornhill

Frances Marion Thornhill, M.D.

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[2]


















Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

  





Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  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.