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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Louisiana]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Lafourche_Parish,_Louisiana|Lafourche Parish]]''
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Guide to '''Lafourche Parish Louisiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| building address =200 Green St<br>Thibodaux
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Lafourche_Parish,_Louisiana|Lafourche Parish]]''
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== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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Lafourche Parish Courthouse<br>309 W 3rd Street<br>Thibodaux, LA 70301-3021<br>Phone: 985.447.4841&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has birth, marriage, divorce, <br>probate and land records from 1808 .<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Lafourche Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Lafourche Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Lalafourche.png|thumb|right|400px|Lalafourche.png]]
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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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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
 
 
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| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22057.html|title=Lafourche Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
 
| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22057.html|title=Lafourche Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
 
| footnote=Lafourche 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=Lafourche 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
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===== Catholic =====
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'''St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux'''
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''Baptism''
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*'''1803-1846''' - St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux, Baptism Index 1803-1846. Batch {{IGI|C541081}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/c2/Igilouisiana.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1865-1885''' - St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux, Baptism Index 1865-1885. Batch {{IGI|C541083}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1885-1895''' - St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux, Baptism Index 1885-1895. Batch {{IGI|C541084}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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''Marriage''
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*'''1820-1862''' - St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux, Marriage Index 1820-1862. Batch {{IGI|M541081}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
==== 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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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battles were fought in Lafourche Parish. &nbsp;
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*October 27, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la005.htm Georgia Landing], also known as Labadieville or Texana<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la005.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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*June 20-21, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la012.htm LaFourche Crossing]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la012.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/LAmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.
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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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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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[[Louisiana Probate Records|Louisiana Probate Records]]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; information on.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== 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  ==
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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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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Lafourche|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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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+Lafourche|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/LafourcheP/ Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/LafourcheP/ Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Guide to Lafourche Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Lafourche Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 10, 1805
County Seat Thibodaux
Courthouse
LALafourchecourthouse.jpg
Address 200 Green St
Thibodaux
Website: lafourcheclerk.com
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Parish Courthouse

Lafourche Parish Courthouse
309 W 3rd Street
Thibodaux, LA 70301-3021
Phone: 985.447.4841 

Parish Clerk has birth, marriage, divorce,
probate and land records from 1808 .[1]

Template:RAOGKcourthouse

History

Parent Parish

1805--Lafourche Parish was created 10 April 1805 as an original parish.
Parish seat: Thibodaux [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lafourche Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

Lalafourche.png

African American


Cemeteries





Cemeteries

Census

Census Pop.
190028,882
191033,11114.6%
192030,344−8.4%
193032,4196.8%
194038,61519.1%
195042,2099.3%
196055,38131.2%
197068,94124.5%
198082,48319.6%
199085,8604.1%
200089,9744.8%
Est. 200693,554[2]4.0%
Lafourche Parish Census Data[3]
















Church

Catholic

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux

Baptism

  • 1803-1846 - St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux, Baptism Index 1803-1846. Batch C541081 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1865-1885 - St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux, Baptism Index 1865-1885. Batch C541083 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1885-1895 - St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux, Baptism Index 1885-1895. Batch C541084 at FamilySearch - free.[4]

Marriage

  • 1820-1862 - St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux, Marriage Index 1820-1862. Batch M541081 at FamilySearch - free.[4]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Lafourche Parish.  

Map showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.

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

 

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Lafourche Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content
  2. United States Census Bureau. "Lafourche Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22057.html. Retrieved 2008-02-02. 
  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. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/c2/Igilouisiana.pdf.
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)