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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Louisiana|Louisiana]] > Catahoula Parish''  
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Louisiana]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Catahoula_Parish,_Louisiana|Catahoula Parish]]''  
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Guide to '''Catahoula Parish Louisiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Catahoula Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| county_map = La-catahoula.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1808
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| founded date = March 23
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| 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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}}
  
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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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</ref>
  
== History  ==
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
  
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
  
*'''1808--'''Catahoula Parish was created 23 March 1808 from [[Rapides_Parish,_Louisiana|Rapides]] Parish. '''Parish seat:''' Harrisonburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''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  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Catahoula Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana|Avoyelles]]
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*[[Caldwell Parish, Louisiana|Caldwell]]
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*[[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia]]
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*[[Franklin Parish, Louisiana|Franklin]]
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*[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana|LaSalle]]
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*[[Tensas Parish, Louisiana|Tensas]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Lacatahoula.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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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
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== 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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==== Census  ====
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| 1900= 16351
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| 1910= 10415
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| 1920= 11074
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| 1930= 12451
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| 1940= 14618
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| 1950= 11834
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| 1960= 11421
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| 1970= 11769
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| 1980= 12287
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| 1990= 11065
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| 2000= 10920
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| 2010= 10407
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| 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
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== 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
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== 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}}
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== 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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Web Sites ==
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192979&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+Catahoula&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*[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]]
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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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  ===
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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
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Catahoula|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/CatahoulaP/ Catahoula Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Guide to Catahoula Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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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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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]

Parent Parish

  • 1808--Catahoula Parish was created 23 March 1808 from Rapides Parish.
    Parish seat: Harrisonburg [2]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

Lacatahoula.png

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Census Pop.
190016,351
191010,415−36.3%
192011,0746.3%
193012,45112.4%
194014,61817.4%
195011,834−19.0%
196011,421−3.5%
197011,7693.0%
198012,2874.4%
199011,065−9.9%
200010,920−1.3%
201010,407−4.7%
Catahoula Parish Census Data[3]

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
  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.