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{{Louisiana-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Louisiana|Louisiana]]&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;Madison Parish'' <br>  
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Madison_Parish,_Louisiana|Madison Parish]]''
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Guide to '''Madison Parish Louisiana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Madison Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lamadiso/index.htm/ Madison Parish LAGenWeb]'''<br> '''[[Special:UserEmail/dicksevier|Contact Parish Coordinator]]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-madison.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1838
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| founded date = January 19
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| seat wl = Tallulah
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| building image = Madison Parish Courthouse.jpg
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| building address =100 North Cedar Street<br />Tallulah, LA 71282<br />(318) 574-0655
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}}
  
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== 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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<div style="width: 147%; float: left">
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
  
*'''1838--''''Madison Parish was created 19 January 1838 from [[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia]] Parish. '''Parish seat:''' Tallulah <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1838--''''Madison Parish was created 19 January 1838 from [[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Tallulah <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 Madison Parish [http://www.n2genealogy.com/louisiana/la-maps.html boundary changes]. (map also shows parish boundaries for census years)
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Lamadison.png|thumb|right|400px|Lamadison.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  ====
 
==== 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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==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1860=
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| 1870=
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| 1880=
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| 1890=
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| 1900= 12322
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| 1910= 10676
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| 1920= 10829
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| 1930= 14829
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| 1940= 18443
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| 1950= 17451
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| 1960= 16444
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| 1970= 15065
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| 1980= 15975
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| 1990= 12463
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| 2000= 13728
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| 2010= 12093
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| footnote=Madison 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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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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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.
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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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{{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.
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lamadiso/vitals/deaths/deaths.htm Madison Parish, Louisiana: Deaths: 1900-1949]
  
 
== 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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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193031&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+Madison&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
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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+Madison|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/MadisonP/ Madison Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 17:25, 13 March 2013

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

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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

Lamadison.png

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)