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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Catahoula Parish
 
| county = Catahoula Parish
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lacataho/catahoula.htm Catahoula Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
 
 
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| state = Louisiana
 
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| founded date = March 23
 
| founded date = March 23
 
| seat wl = Harrisonburg
 
| seat wl = Harrisonburg
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| web = www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/catahoulaparish.htm
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| building image = LACatahoulacourthouse.jpg
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| building address =301 Bushley Street<br>Room 101<br>Harrisonburg, LA 71340
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lacataho/catahoula.htm Catahoula Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Catahoula_Parish,_Louisiana|Catahoula Parish]]''  
 
''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Catahoula_Parish,_Louisiana|Catahoula Parish]]''  
  
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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== <br>Parish Courthouse  ==
[[Image:LACatahoulacourthouse.jpg|thumb|right|300px]]
 
  
== History ==
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[http://louisiana.gov/Government/Parish_Catahoula/ Catahoula Parish County Courthouse]<br>301 Bushley Street; PO Box 198<br>Harrisonburg, LA 71340-0198<br>Phone: 318.744.5497&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1830, <br>burial, probate and divorce records from 1800’s, <br>land records from 1808 and military records <ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Catahoula County, Louisiana, p.290&amp;amp;amp;lt;/reffckLRfckLR== History ==fckLRfckLR==== Parent Parish ====fckLRfckLR*'''1808--'''Catahoula Parish was created 23 March 1808 from [[Rapides Parish, Louisiana|Rapides]] Parish. &amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;gt;'''Parish seat:''' Harrisonburg &amp;amp;amp;lt;&amp;amp;lt;ref&amp;amp;gt; fckLRfckLRfckLRfckLR==== Boundary Changes ====fckLRfckLRSee an interactive map of Catahoula Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years) fckLRfckLR==== Record Loss ====fckLRfckLR== Places / Localities ==fckLRfckLR==== Populated Places ====fckLRfckLR==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties ====fckLRfckLR*[[Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana|Avoyelles]] fckLR*[[Caldwell Parish, Louisiana|Caldwell]] fckLR*[[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia]] fckLR*[[Franklin Parish, Louisiana|Franklin]] fckLR*[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana|LaSalle]] fckLR*[[Tensas Parish, Louisiana|Tensas]]fckLRfckLR== Resources ==fckLRfckLR==== African American ====fckLRfckLR*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project]&amp;amp;nbsp; ~&amp;amp;nbsp; USGenWeb Project fckLR*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored GenealogyfckLRfckLR&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;fckLRfckLR==== Cemeteries ====fckLRfckLR*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html LA Tombstone Transcription Project]&amp;amp;nbsp; ~&amp;amp;nbsp; partial records and photos&amp;amp;nbsp; ~ &amp;amp;nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project fckLR*[http://www.interment.net/us/la/index.htm Interment.net]&amp;amp;nbsp; ~&amp;amp;nbsp;LA cemetery records by county&amp;amp;nbsp; fckLR*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&amp;amp;nbsp; ~&amp;amp;nbsp; listing by county&amp;amp;nbsp; fckLR*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/louisian.html FindaGrave.com]&amp;amp;nbsp; ~&amp;amp;nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surnamefckLRfckLR{{RAOGKcemetery}}&amp;amp;nbsp; fckLRfckLR&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;fckLRfckLR==== Census ====fckLRfckLR{{USCensusPopfckLR| title=fckLR| 1790=fckLR| 1800=fckLR| 1810=fckLR| 1820=fckLR| 1830=fckLR| 1840=fckLR| 1850=fckLR| 1860=fckLR| 1870=fckLR| 1880=fckLR| 1890=fckLR| 1900= 16351fckLR| 1910= 10415fckLR| 1920= 11074fckLR| 1930= 12451fckLR| 1940= 14618fckLR| 1950= 11834fckLR| 1960= 11421fckLR| 1970= 11769fckLR| 1980= 12287fckLR| 1990= 11065fckLR| 2000= 10920fckLR| 2010= 10407fckLR| footnote=Catahoula Parish Census Data&amp;lt;REF&amp;gt;{{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><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
  
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
 
*'''1808--'''Catahoula Parish was created 23 March 1808 from [[Rapides Parish, Louisiana|Rapides]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Harrisonburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
 
*[[Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana|Avoyelles]]
 
*[[Caldwell Parish, Louisiana|Caldwell]]
 
*[[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia]]
 
*[[Franklin Parish, Louisiana|Franklin]]
 
*[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana|LaSalle]]
 
*[[Tensas Parish, Louisiana|Tensas]]
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
==== African American  ====
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
 
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
*[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://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
 
 
{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
 
 
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==== Census  ====
 
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| 1830=
 
| 1840=
 
| 1850=
 
| 1860=
 
| 1870=
 
| 1880=
 
| 1890=
 
| 1900= 16351
 
| 1910= 10415
 
| 1920= 11074
 
| 1930= 12451
 
| 1940= 14618
 
| 1950= 11834
 
| 1960= 11421
 
| 1970= 11769
 
| 1980= 12287
 
| 1990= 11065
 
| 2000= 10920
 
| 2010= 10407
 
| footnote=Catahoula 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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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Louisiana_Probate_Records Louisiana Probate Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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*[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]
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
{{RAOGKlibrary}}  
 
{{RAOGKlibrary}}  
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
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=== Catahoula Parish Websites  ===
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lacataho/history.htm Catahoula History]
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=== Louisiana Websites  ===
  
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records  

Revision as of 21:31, 12 October 2012

Catahoula Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Catahoula Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 23, 1808
County Seat Harrisonburg
Courthouse
LACatahoulacourthouse.jpg
Address 301 Bushley Street
Room 101
Harrisonburg, LA 71340
Website: www.laclerksofcourt.org/Parishs/catahoulaparish.htm
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Catahoula Parish


Parish Courthouse

Catahoula Parish County Courthouse
301 Bushley Street; PO Box 198
Harrisonburg, LA 71340-0198
Phone: 318.744.5497 

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1830,
burial, probate and divorce records from 1800’s,
land records from 1808 and military records [1]















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

Family History Centers

 

Websites

Catahoula Parish Websites

Louisiana Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Catahoula County, Louisiana, p.290&amp;amp;lt;/reffckLRfckLR== History ==fckLRfckLR==== Parent Parish ====fckLRfckLR*1808--Catahoula Parish was created 23 March 1808 from Rapides Parish. &amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;gt;Parish seat: Harrisonburg &amp;amp;lt;&amp;lt;ref&amp;gt; fckLRfckLRfckLRfckLR==== Boundary Changes ====fckLRfckLRSee an interactive map of Catahoula Parish boundary changes. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years) fckLRfckLR==== Record Loss ====fckLRfckLR== Places / Localities ==fckLRfckLR==== Populated Places ====fckLRfckLR==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties ====fckLRfckLR*Avoyelles fckLR*Caldwell fckLR*Concordia fckLR*Franklin fckLR*LaSalle fckLR*TensasfckLRfckLR== Resources ==fckLRfckLR==== African American ====fckLRfckLR*Louisiana African American Griots Project&amp;nbsp; ~&amp;nbsp; USGenWeb Project fckLR*Afrigeneas - African Ancestored GenealogyfckLRfckLR&lt;br&gt;fckLRfckLR==== Cemeteries ====fckLRfckLR*LA Tombstone Transcription Project&amp;nbsp; ~&amp;nbsp; partial records and photos&amp;nbsp; ~ &amp;nbsp;USGenWeb Archives Project fckLR*Interment.net&amp;nbsp; ~&amp;nbsp;LA cemetery records by county&amp;nbsp; fckLR*African American Cemeteries&amp;nbsp; ~&amp;nbsp; listing by county&amp;nbsp; fckLR*FindaGrave.com&amp;nbsp; ~&amp;nbsp; cemetery records with search by cemetery, by surnamefckLRfckLR&amp;nbsp; fckLRfckLR&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;fckLRfckLR==== Census ====fckLRfckLR{{USCensusPopfckLR| title=fckLR| 1790=fckLR| 1800=fckLR| 1810=fckLR| 1820=fckLR| 1830=fckLR| 1840=fckLR| 1850=fckLR| 1860=fckLR| 1870=fckLR| 1880=fckLR| 1890=fckLR| 1900= 16351fckLR| 1910= 10415fckLR| 1920= 11074fckLR| 1930= 12451fckLR| 1940= 14618fckLR| 1950= 11834fckLR| 1960= 11421fckLR| 1970= 11769fckLR| 1980= 12287fckLR| 1990= 11065fckLR| 2000= 10920fckLR| 2010= 10407fckLR| footnote=Catahoula Parish Census Data&lt;REF&gt;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.