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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Louisiana]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[LaSalle_Parish,_Louisiana|LaSalle Parish]]''
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Guide to '''LaSalle Parish, Louisiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
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| building address =1050 Courthouse Street<br />Jena, LA 71342<br />(318) 992-2158
 
| building address =1050 Courthouse Street<br />Jena, LA 71342<br />(318) 992-2158
 
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=== Parish Information ===
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==== LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major Parish Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 264-278. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
  
La Salle Parish Courthouse<br>PO Box 1372<br>Jena, LA 71342-0057<br>Phone: 318.992.2101&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1910.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., LaSalle Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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La Salle Parish Courthouse<br>PO Box 1372<br>Jena, LA 71342-0057<br>Phone: 318.992.2101&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1910.<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., LaSalle Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
  
*'''1908--'''LaSalle Parish was created 3 July 1908 from [[Catahoula Parish, Louisiana|Catahoula]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Jena <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1908--'''LaSalle Parish was created 3 July 1908 from [[Catahoula Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Catahoula]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Jena <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of LaSalle Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].  
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For animated maps illustrating Louisiana Parish boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/louisiana/ "Rotating Formation Louisiana Parish Boundary Maps"] (1805-1990) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
  
*[[Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana|Avoyelles]]  
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[[Image:Lalasalle.png|300px]]
*[[Caldwell Parish, Louisiana|Caldwell]]  
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*[[Catahoula Parish, Louisiana|Catahoula]]  
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*[[Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Avoyelles]]  
*[[Grant Parish, Louisiana|Grant]]  
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*[[Caldwell Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Caldwell]]  
*[[Rapides Parish, Louisiana|Rapides]]  
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*[[Catahoula Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Catahoula]]  
*[[Winn Parish, Louisiana|Winn]]
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*[[Grant Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Grant]]  
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*[[Rapides Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Rapides]]  
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*[[Winn Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Winn]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
[[Image:Lalasalle.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
  
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
  
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==== Bible Records ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/bible.htm LaSalle Parish Family Bibles] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/familybibles.html Family Bibles and Records] (Genealogy Trails)
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==== Biographies ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/bios.html LaSalle Parish Biographies] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/biograph.htm Index to LaSalle Parish Biographies] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[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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{{LA Cemeteries Intro|LaSalle}}
*[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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{| style = "border:1px solid black; width:60%; "
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of LaSalle, Louisiana''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=20&GScnty=1138&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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*[http://www.theusgenweb.org/la/lasalle/cemeteries.htm LAGenWeb]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/cemetery.htm LAGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/louisiana/lasalle.htm Tombstone Project]
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*[http://Louisianagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=28 Louisiana Gravestones]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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*{{FHL|664848|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+LaSalle+Louisiana&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the Parish'''</center>
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=20&CScnty=1138 Findagrave.com]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Louisiana&county=LaSalle&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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*[http://www.la-cemeteries.com/Cemeteries%20LaSalle%20Table.shtml Louisiana Cemeteries]
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/louisiana-cemetery-records.htm Louisiana Cemetery Records]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Louisiana Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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The following web sites may have additional information on LaSalle Parish cemeteries.
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/LA/index.htm Interment.net] Louisiana cemetery records by Parish.
  
{{RAOGKcemetery}}
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/la/ African American Cemeteries]&nbsp;~ listing by county&nbsp;
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22059.html|title=La Salle Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
 
| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22059.html|title=La Salle Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
 
| footnote=La Salle 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>
 
| footnote=La Salle 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://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/census.html LaSalle Parish Census Records] (Genealogy Trails)
 
*[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
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*[http://bayougenealogy.com/lalink.html Louisiana Historical Church Information&nbsp;]  
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{{LA Church Intro}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/churches.html LaSalle Parish Churches and Their Locations] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/church.htm LaSalle Parish Church Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/churches-histories.html LaSalle Parish Church Histories] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://louisiana.hometownlocator.com/features/historical,class,church.cfm Louisiana Historical Church Information]  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/louisiana.htm Directory of Churches in Louisiana]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; by city&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Church Angel
 
*[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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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/court.htm LaSalle Parish Court Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{LA Land}}
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/land.htm LaSalle Parish Land Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
[http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/tabid/69/Default.aspx Louisiana Museums]  
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{{LA History}}
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*[http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/VisitMuseums/Pages/default.aspx Louisiana Museums]
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/countyrecords.html LaSalle Parish Records] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/towns.html LaSalle Parish Town Histories] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/history.htm LaSalle Parish History Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/misc.htm LaSalle Parish Miscellaneous Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/masonic.htm LaSalle Parish Masonic Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/wood.htm LaSalle Parish Woodland Records], from Woodlands And Waterways Echoes, ''The Times-Signal'' (USGenWeb Archives)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/louisiana/ Maps of Louisiana (1805-1990)]
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/ USGW Digital Map Collection]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/military.htm LaSalle Parish Military Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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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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=====Civil War=====
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''Online Records''
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932372|Louisiana Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932399|Louisiana Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index 
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*'''1898-1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1838535|Louisiana Confederate Pensions, 1898-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/confedvets.html Photographs of LaSalle Parish Confederate War Veterans] (Genealogy Trails)
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=====World War I=====
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*'''1917-1920''' - {{RecordSearch|2489920|Louisiana World War I Service Records, 1917-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/ww1draftreg.html Surnames from Draft Card Registrations], LaSalle Parish (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/ww1cas.html World War I Casualties, LaSalle Parish, Louisiana] (Genealogy Trails)
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=====World War II=====
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*'''1940-1945''' - {{RecordSearch|1916286|Louisiana First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/ww2oldmandraft.html "Old Man" Draft Registrations], LaSalle Parish (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/ww2cas.html World War II Casualties, LaSalle Parish, Louisiana] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/ww2data.html Whitehall during the War], history of a POW camp. (Genealogy Trails)
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=====Korean War=====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/koreanwar.html Korean War Casualties, LaSalle Parish, Louisiana] (Genealogy Trails)
  
[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]  
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=====Vietnam War=====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/vietnamcas.html Vietnam War Casualties, LaSalle Parish, Louisiana] (Genealogy Trails)
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/profile.htm Index to "Citizen Profile" Records] from the ''Times-Signal''. (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/news.htm Index to LaSalle Parish News Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/news_miscell.html Miscellaneous News from LaSalle Parish, Louisiana] (Genealogy Trails)
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL  
 
*[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
 
*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
  
{{RAOGKobituary}}&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
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{{LA Newspaper abstracts|LaSalle}}
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==== Obituaries ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/obits.html LaSalle Parish Obituaries and Death Records] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/obmain.htm Index to LaSalle Parish Obituaries] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.  
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1756-1984''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9067 Louisiana Wills and Probate Records 1756-1984] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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==== Schools ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/schoolindex.html LaSalle Parish School Records] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/school.htm Index to LaSalle Parish School Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{LA Tax Intro}}
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{{LA Vital Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.  
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{{LA Vital Intro}}
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*[http://www.ldh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/subhome/21 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information] ~ where and how to order information.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle/vitals.htm Index to LaSalle Parish Vital Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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=====Marriage=====
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*'''1837-1957''' -  {{RecordSearch|1807364|Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1910''' - [http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/marriages.html LaSalle Parish Marriage Records] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/news_marriages.html LaSalle Parish Marriage Announcements] (Genealogy Trails)
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=====Death=====
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*'''1850-1875, 1894-1960''' - {{RecordSearch|1609793|Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
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'''Central Louisiana Genealogical Society'''<br>PO Box 12206<br> Alexandria, LA 71315-2206<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~laclgs/?cj=1&sid=RootsWeb&netid=cj&o_xid=0002159160&o_lid=0002159160&o_sch=Affiliate+External Website]<br>
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/la-society-archive/ Louisiana Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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*[http://louisianahistoricalsociety.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
  
{{RAOGKlibrary}}  
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://lagenweb.net LAGenWeb]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Louisiana State Records
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/lasalle-parish/ LaSalle Parish, LA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Records, Maps, Archives and Other Projects
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/103807602346008156796 Louisiana Genealogy Network Community on Google+]  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/la/lafiles.htm Louisiana Archives]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Archives Project *{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+LaSalle|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/121573484596801/ Louisiana Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.theusgenweb.org/la/lasalle/ LaSalle Parish, Louisiana, LAGenWeb Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/lasalle.htm LaSalle Parish, Louisiana, USGenWeb Archives]  
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+LaSalle|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/La_SalleP/ LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/La_SalleP/ LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/lou/lasalle/ LaSalle Parish, Louisiana, Genealogy and History] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/LA/La-Salle-Parish.htm LaSalle Parish LA Genealogy] (LDS Genealogy)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Louisiana
LaSalle Parish

Guide to LaSalle Parish, Louisiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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LaSalle Parish, Louisiana
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Location in the state of Louisiana
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Facts
Founded July 3, 1908
County Seat Jena
Courthouse
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Address 1050 Courthouse Street
Jena, LA 71342
(318) 992-2158
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Parish Information

LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major Parish Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1910 1810 1910 1910

Parish Courthouse

La Salle Parish Courthouse
PO Box 1372
Jena, LA 71342-0057
Phone: 318.992.2101 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1910.[2]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1908--LaSalle Parish was created 3 July 1908 from Catahoula Parish.
    Parish seat: Jena [3]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Louisiana Parish boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Louisiana Parish Boundary Maps" (1805-1990) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

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Resources

African American

Bible Records

Biographies

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of LaSalle, Louisiana online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the Parish
See Louisiana Cemeteries for more information

The following web sites may have additional information on LaSalle Parish cemeteries.

Census

Census Pop.
19109,402
19209,8564.8%
193011,66818.4%
194010,959−6.1%
195012,71716.0%
196013,0112.3%
197013,2952.2%
198017,00427.9%
199013,662−19.7%
200014,2824.5%
Est. 200614,093[4]−1.3%
La Salle Parish Census Data[5]

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Louisiana denominations, view the Louisiana Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Louisiana Land and Property for additional information about early Louisiana land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse where records are also currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Louisiana Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War

Online Records

World War I
World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as LaSalle Parish, Louisiana Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Louisiana Probate Records  ~  information on.

Online Probate Records

Schools

Taxation

Louisiana tax records can be used in place of missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Louisiana Taxation.

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Louisiana statewide registration of birth and death records began in 1911. Births and deaths are kept by the Louisiana Vital Records Registry. Marriages were recorded by each parish, and the records are at the parish clerk of court office. See also How to order Louisiana Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Louisiana Vital Records for more information on getting Louisiana records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

Louisiana statewide registration of birth and death records began in 1911. Births and deaths are kept by the Louisiana Vital Records Registry. Marriages were recorded by each parish, and the records are at the parish clerk of court office. See also How to order Louisiana Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Louisiana Vital Records for more information on getting Louisiana records.

Marriage
Death

Societies and Libraries

Central Louisiana Genealogical Society
PO Box 12206
Alexandria, LA 71315-2206
Website

See also a List of Louisiana Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 264-278. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., LaSalle Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. United States Census Bureau. "La Salle Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22059.html. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 
  5. 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.