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*'''1733-1769''' - Pointe Coupee Parish Baptism Index 1733-1769. Batch {{IGI|C584291}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/c2/Igilouisiana.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1733-1769''' - Pointe Coupee Parish Baptism Index 1733-1769. Batch {{IGI|C584291}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/c2/Igilouisiana.pdf.</ref>  
 
*'''1744-1769''' - Pointe Coupee Parish Marriage Index 1744-1769. Batch {{IGI|M584291}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
*'''1744-1769''' - Pointe Coupee Parish Marriage Index 1744-1769. Batch {{IGI|M584291}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Pointe Coupee Parish

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

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Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Pointe Coupee Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 10, 1805
County Seat New Roads
Courthouse
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Address 201 East Main Street
New Roads, LA 70760
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Parish Courthouse

Pointe Coupee Parish Courthouse
160 E Main Street
New Roads, LA 70760
Phone: 225.638.9596 

Clerk Court has marriage records from 1735,
divorce records from 1800, probate, court
and land records from 1780.[1]

History

Parent Parish

1805--Pointe Coupee Parish was created 10 April 1805 as an original parish.
Parish seat: New Roads [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Pointe Coupee Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

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African American

Cemeteries






Census

Census Pop.
18103,187
18305,942
18407,89832.9%
190025,777
191025,289−1.9%
192024,697−2.3%
193021,001−15.0%
194024,00414.3%
195021,841−9.0%
196022,4883.0%
197022,002−2.2%
198024,0459.3%
199022,540−6.3%
200022,7631.0%
Est. 200622,648[2]−0.5%
Pointe Coupee Parish Census Data[3][4]














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.

Catholic
  • 1733-1769 - Pointe Coupee Parish Baptism Index 1733-1769. Batch C584291 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1744-1769 - Pointe Coupee Parish Marriage Index 1744-1769. Batch M584291 at FamilySearch - free.[5]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Pointe Coupee 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

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Pointe Coupeé Parish.

Map showing Civil War battles in Louisiana.

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

  

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Pointe Coupee 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 Pointe Coupee 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  ~  information on.

Taxation

Vital Records

Louisiana Records and Statistics Information  ~ where and how to order information.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

 

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Pointe Coupee, 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. "Pointe Coupee Parish Quickfacts". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22077.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. 
  4. http://oseda.missouri.edu/mscdc/census/us/trend/counties/S22LA/C22077
  5. 5.0 5.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/c/c2/Igilouisiana.pdf.
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)