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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Lincoln Parish

Guide to Lincoln Parish Louisiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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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
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Address 100 W. Texas Ave.
Ruston, LA.
(337) 721-3500
Website: lincolnparish.org
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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

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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

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 Lincoln 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. Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

  

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

Probate

Probate records before 1845 were kept in probate courts. Since 1845, they have been kept by the Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Genealogy clerk of the district court. Many of the probate records are included in the notarial records with the deeds and mortgages. In some parishes they are known as “succession” records.

See the Wiki page Louisiana Probate Records for more information about probate records in Louisiana.

Content: Probate records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

[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.