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Guide to '''Louisiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Louisiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
==Louisiana Information==
 
==Louisiana Information==
Louisiana became the twenty-second state admitted to the United States on April 30, 1812. Louisiana was located in the southern region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Louisiana " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana (accessed 15 March 2016).</ref>
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Louisiana became the 18th state to join the United States on April 30, 1812. Louisiana was located in the southern region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Louisiana " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana (accessed 15 March 2016).</ref>  Louisiana was formed from the Territory of Orleans. The U.S. state of Louisiana is divided into 64 parishes (French: paroisses) in the same way that 48 other states of the United States are divided into counties. The State Capital is Baton Rouge. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 08/18/2016.</ref>
  
 
==Getting Started ==
 
==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Louisiana Research</h3>
 
<h3>Getting Started with Louisiana Research</h3>
 
Links to articles on getting started with Louisiana research.
 
Links to articles on getting started with Louisiana research.
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*[[Step-by-Step Louisiana Research, 1880-Present]]
 
*[[How to Find Louisiana Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
 
*[[How to Find Louisiana Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
 
*[[How to Find Louisiana Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
 
*[[How to Find Louisiana Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
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<h3>Louisiana Research Tools</h3>
 
<h3>Louisiana Research Tools</h3>
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Louisiana research.
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Louisiana research.
*[[Louisiana Record Selection Table|Louisiana Record Finder]]
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*[[Louisiana Record Finder|Louisiana Record Finder]]
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/louisiana/ Boundary Changes for Louisiana Counties]  
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/louisiana/ Boundary Changes for Louisiana Counties]  
 
*[[Louisiana Archives and Libraries|Louisiana Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Louisiana Archives and Libraries|Louisiana Archives and Libraries]]
*[http://www.algw.org/ LAGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.lagenweb.net/ LAGenWeb]  
*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Louisiana.  
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*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:1:5707269042885 Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Louisiana.  
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== Louisiana Clickable Map==
 
== Louisiana Clickable Map==
 
Many genealogy records are kept on the parish level in Lousiana.  Click on a parish below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
 
Many genealogy records are kept on the parish level in Lousiana.  Click on a parish below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
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*[[Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Terrebonne]]  
 
*[[Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Terrebonne]]  
 
*[[Union Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Union]]  
 
*[[Union Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Union]]  
*[[Vermilion Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Vermillion]]  
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*[[Vermilion Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Vermilion]]  
 
*[[Vernon Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Vernon]]  
 
*[[Vernon Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Vernon]]  
 
*[[Washington Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Washington]]  
 
*[[Washington Parish, Louisiana Genealogy|Washington]]  
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==FamilySearch Resources==
 
==FamilySearch Resources==
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.<br>
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.<br>
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/louisiana-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Louisiana
 
*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/louisiana-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Louisiana
 
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/louisiana-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Louisiana genealogy research
 
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/louisiana-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Louisiana genealogy research
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*[http://www.usgenwebsites.org/AAGriots/ African American Griots]
 
*[http://www.raogk.org/louisiana-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Louisiana  
 
*[http://www.raogk.org/louisiana-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Louisiana  
 
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Louisiana.pdf Louisiana Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
 
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Louisiana.pdf Louisiana Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
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*[http://notarialarchives.org New Orleans Notarial Archives]
  
 
=== References ===
 
=== References ===
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Guide to Louisiana ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Louisiana Information

Louisiana became the 18th state to join the United States on April 30, 1812. Louisiana was located in the southern region of the United States.[1] Louisiana was formed from the Territory of Orleans. The U.S. state of Louisiana is divided into 64 parishes (French: paroisses) in the same way that 48 other states of the United States are divided into counties. The State Capital is Baton Rouge. [2]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Louisiana Research

Links to articles on getting started with Louisiana research.

Louisiana Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Louisiana research.

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Louisiana Clickable Map

Many genealogy records are kept on the parish level in Lousiana. Click on a parish below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Caddo ParishBossier ParishWebster ParishClaiborne ParishUnion ParishMorehouse ParishWest Carroll ParishEast Carroll ParishDeSoto ParishBienville ParishLincoln ParishOuachita ParishRichland ParishJackson ParishMadison ParishRed River ParishCaldwell ParishFranklin ParishTensas ParishNatchitoches ParishSabine ParishWinn ParishLaSalle ParishCatahoula ParishConcordia ParishGrant ParishVernon ParishRapides ParishAvoyelles ParishBeauregard ParishCalcasieu ParishCameron ParishAllen ParishEvangeline ParishJefferson Davis ParishAcadia ParishVermilion ParishSt. Landry ParishLafayette ParishWest Feliciana ParishPointe Coupee ParishEast Feliciana ParishSt. Helena ParishSt. Martin ParishIberia ParishIberville ParishWest Baton Rouge ParishEast Baton Rouge ParishSt. Mary ParishSt. Martin ParishAssumption ParishAscension ParishLivingston ParishSt. James ParishSt. John the Baptist ParishTangipahoa ParishWashington ParishSt. Tammany ParishTerrebonne ParishLafourche ParishSt. Charles ParishJefferson ParishOrleans ParishSt. Bernard ParishPlaquemines ParishLouisiana-county-map.gif

Parishes

Extinct or Renamed Parishes:  Acadia | Attakapas | Baton Rouge | Biloxi | Carroll | Feliciana | German Coast | Opelousas | Pascagoula | Sabine Free State | Warren

Louisiana Migration Routes

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Louisiana " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana (accessed 15 March 2016).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 08/18/2016.