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== Parish Courthouse  ==
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Madison Parish Courthouse<br>100 N Cedar Street<br>Tallulah, LA 71282<br>Phone: 318.574.0655 <br>
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Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1866, <br>divorce and land records from 1839, probate<br>records from 1850 and court records from 1882.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Madison Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of Madison Parish [http://www.n2genealogy.com/louisiana/la-maps.html boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
  
 
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Madison Parish.
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*June 7, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la011.htm Milliken's Bend]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/la011.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.
  
 
[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]  
 
[http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/genealogy/searchunit.aspx?type=4&state=Louisiana&B1=Search Louisiana Military History Online]  
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==== Probate  ====
 
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/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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[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.  
 
[http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/?id=252 Louisiana Records and Statistics Information]&nbsp; ~ where and how to order information.  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lamadiso/vitals/deaths/deaths.htm Madison Parish, Louisiana: Deaths: 1900-1949]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lahistory.org/ Louisiana Historical Association]
 
*[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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Revision as of 23:12, 3 January 2013

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Madison Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Madison Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 19, 1838
County Seat Tallulah
Courthouse
Madison Parish Courthouse.jpg
Address 100 North Cedar Street
Tallulah, LA 71282
(318) 574-0655
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Parish Courthouse

Madison Parish Courthouse
100 N Cedar Street
Tallulah, LA 71282
Phone: 318.574.0655

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1866,
divorce and land records from 1839, probate
records from 1850 and court records from 1882.[1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1838--'Madison Parish was created 19 January 1838 from Concordia Parish.
    Parish seat: Tallulah [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Madison Parish boundary changes. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American


Cemeteries





Census

Census Pop.
190012,322
191010,676−13.4%
192010,8291.4%
193014,82936.9%
194018,44324.4%
195017,451−5.4%
196016,444−5.8%
197015,065−8.4%
198015,9756.0%
199012,463−22.0%
200013,72810.2%
201012,093−11.9%
Madison Parish Census Data[2]
















Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Madison 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.

Madison Parish, Louisiana: Deaths: 1900-1949

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

 

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Madison Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content
  2. 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. 
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)