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== Parish Courthouse ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Jefferson Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lajeffer/index.htm Jefferson Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-jefferson.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1825
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| founded date = February 11
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| seat wl = Gretna
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}}
  
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Jefferson_Parish,_Louisiana|Jefferson Parish]]''
  
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
  
Jefferson Parish Courthouse<br> 200 Derbigny Street<br> Gretna, LA 70053<br> Phone: 504.364.2800&nbsp;<br><br>Parish&nbsp;Clerk has marriage records from 1863, <br>divorce, probate, and court records from 1825 <br>and land records from 1827
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Jefferson Parish Courthouse<br> 200 Derbigny Street<br> Gretna, LA 70053<br> Phone: 504.364.2800&nbsp;<br><br>Parish&nbsp;Clerk has marriage records from 1863, divorce, probate, and court records from 1825 and land records from 1827.
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== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
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*'''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>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Jefferson Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
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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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*[[Lafourche Parish, Louisiana|Lafourche]]
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*[[Orleans Parish, Louisiana|Orleans]]
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*[[Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana|Plaquemines]]
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*[[St. Charles Parish, Louisiana|St. Charles]]
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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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==== 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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{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
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<br><br><br><br>
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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1900=15321
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| 1910=18247
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| 1920=21563
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| 1930=40032
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| 1940=50427
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| 1950=103873
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| 1960=208769
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| 1970=337568
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| 1980=454592
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| 1990=448306
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| 2000=455466
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| 2010=432552
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| 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>
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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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==== 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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==== Land  ====
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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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==== 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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==== 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;
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*[http://www.jefferson.lib.la.us/obit/ObitSearch.asp Jefferson 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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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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<br>
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[New Orleans Louisiana Family History Center]]
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.jeffparish.net/ Jefferson Parish website]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/la/jefferso.htm Jefferson Parish - USGenWeb]
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*[http://www.gretnala.com/ City of Gretna website]
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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+Jefferson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/JeffersonP/ Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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<references />
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Revision as of 21:51, 3 October 2012

Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Jefferson Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 11, 1825
County Seat Gretna
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Jefferson Parish

Parish Courthouse

Jefferson Parish Courthouse
200 Derbigny Street
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: 504.364.2800 

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1863, divorce, probate, and court records from 1825 and land records from 1827.

History

Parent Parish

  • 1825--Jefferson Parish was created 11 February 1825 from Orleans Parish.
    Parish seat: Gretna [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Jefferson Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries





Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190015,321
191018,24719.1%
192021,56318.2%
193040,03285.7%
194050,42726.0%
1950103,873106.0%
1960208,769101.0%
1970337,56861.7%
1980454,59234.7%
1990448,306−1.4%
2000455,4661.6%
2010432,552−5.0%
Jefferson 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

 


Family History Centers

Websites


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 2007-06-12.