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Jefferson Parish; 200 Derbigny St; Gretna, LA 70053; Ph. 504.364.2800 Details(Par Clk has m rec from 1863, div, pro & ct rec from 1825 & land rec from 1827)
| county = Jefferson Parish
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
 
| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lajeffer/index.htm Jefferson Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
 
| county_map = La-jefferson.png
 
| state = Louisiana
 
| state_map = Louisiana.png
 
| founded year = 1825
 
| founded date = February 11
 
| seat wl = Gretna
 
}}
 
 
 
''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Jefferson_Parish,_Louisiana|Jefferson Parish]]''
 
 
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
 
 
*'''1825--'''Jefferson Parish was created 11 February 1825 from [[Orleans Parish, Louisiana|Orleans]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Gretna <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
See an interactive map of Jefferson Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Lafourche Parish, Louisiana|Lafourche]]
 
*[[Orleans Parish, Louisiana|Orleans]]
 
*[[Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana|Plaquemines]]
 
*[[St. Charles Parish, Louisiana|St. Charles]]
 
 
 
== 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
 
 
 
<br>
 
 
 
==== 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;
 
 
 
<br><br><br><br>
 
 
 
==== Census  ====
 
 
 
{{USCensusPop
 
| 1900=15321
 
| 1910=18247
 
| 1920=21563
 
| 1930=40032
 
| 1940=50427
 
| 1950=103873
 
| 1960=208769
 
| 1970=337568
 
| 1980=454592
 
| 1990=448306
 
| 2000=455466
 
| 2010=432552
 
| footnote=Jefferson 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=2007-06-12}}</ref>
 
  }} <br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
 
 
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_l.htm Louisiana Census Images]&nbsp;&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Census Images Project
 
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
*[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
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
*[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
 
 
 
{{RAOGKobituary}}&nbsp;
 
 
 
*[http://www.jefferson.lib.la.us/obit/ObitSearch.asp Jefferson Parish Obituaries]
 
 
 
<br><br><br><br><br>
 
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
[[Louisiana_Probate_Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
 
 
{{RAOGKlibrary}}
 
 
 
<br>
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[New Orleans Louisiana Family History Center]]
 
 
 
== Websites  ==
 
 
 
*[http://www.jeffparish.net/ Jefferson Parish website]
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/la/jefferso.htm Jefferson Parish - USGenWeb]
 
*[http://www.gretnala.com/ City of Gretna website]
 
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records
 
*[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 *{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Jefferson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/JeffersonP/ Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
 
 
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== References  ==
 
 
 
<references />
 
 
 
{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
 
 
 
[[Category:Jefferson_Parish,_Louisiana]]
 

Revision as of 21:01, 7 September 2012

Jefferson Parish; 200 Derbigny St; Gretna, LA 70053; Ph. 504.364.2800 Details: (Par Clk has m rec from 1863, div, pro & ct rec from 1825 & land rec from 1827)