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{{Louisiana-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Louisiana|Louisiana]]&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;Lincoln Parish'' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lincoln Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.lagenweb.net/lalincoln/ Lincoln Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-lincoln.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1873
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| founded date = February 27
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| seat wl = Ruston
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| web = lincolnparish.org
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| building image = Lincoln Parish, LA, Courthouse.jpg
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| building address =100 W. Texas Ave.<br />Ruston, LA.<br />(337) 721-3500
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}}&nbsp;
  
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Lincoln_Parish,_Louisiana|Lincoln Parish]]''
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== ''Parish Courthouse'' ==
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Lincoln Parish Courthouse<br>100 W Texas Avenue<br>Ruston, LA 71270<br>Phone: 318.255.3663&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, <br>probate and court records from 1873.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Lincoln Parish, Louisiana p 291 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
  
*'''1873--'''Lincoln Parish was created 27 February 1873 from [[Bienville Parish, Louisiana|Bienville]], [[Jackson Parish, Louisiana|Jackson]], [[Union Parish, Louisiana|Union]], and [[Claiborne Parish, Louisiana|Claiborne]] Parishes. '''Parish seat:''' Ruston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1873--'''Lincoln Parish was created 27 February 1873 from [[Bienville Parish, Louisiana|Bienville]], [[Jackson Parish, Louisiana|Jackson]], [[Union Parish, Louisiana|Union]], and [[Claiborne Parish, Louisiana|Claiborne]] Parishes. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Ruston <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 Lincoln Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== 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  ====
 
==== 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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==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{RAOGKcemetery}} <br><br><br><br><br>
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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1890=
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| 1900= 15898
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| 1910= 18485
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| 1920= 16962
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| 1930= 22822
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| 1940= 24790
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| 1950= 25782
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| 1960= 28535
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| 1970= 33800
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| 1980= 39763
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| 1990= 41745
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| 2000= 42509
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| estimate= 41857
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| estyear= 2006
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| estref=<REF>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22061.html|title=Lincoln Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</REF>
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| footnote=Lincoln 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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}} <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
  
 
==== 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  ====
  
A volunteer through [http://www.raogk.com/louisian.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] offers to retrieve obituaries from ''Ruston Daily Leader'' from 1 December 2008 to the present.
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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;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
  
 
==== 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  ==
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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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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Ruston Louisiana Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193027&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+Lincoln&columns=*,0,0 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+Lincoln|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/LincolnP/ Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/LincolnP/ Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Revision as of 16:30, 11 October 2012

Lincoln Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Lincoln Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 27, 1873
County Seat Ruston
Courthouse
Lincoln Parish, LA, Courthouse.jpg
Address 100 W. Texas Ave.
Ruston, LA.
(337) 721-3500
Website: lincolnparish.org
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Lincoln Parish


Parish Courthouse

Lincoln Parish Courthouse
100 W Texas Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270
Phone: 318.255.3663 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from 1873.[1]

History

Parent Parish

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lincoln Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries





Cemeteries






Census

Census Pop.
190015,898
191018,48516.3%
192016,962−8.2%
193022,82234.5%
194024,7908.6%
195025,7824.0%
196028,53510.7%
197033,80018.5%
198039,76317.6%
199041,7455.0%
200042,5091.8%
Est. 200641,857[2]−1.5%
Lincoln Parish Census Data[3]
















Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

  





Probate

[Louisiana_Probate_Records|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., Lincoln 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. "Lincoln Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22061.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.