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{{Louisiana-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Louisiana|Louisiana]]&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;St. Landry Parish'' <br>
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[St._Landry_Parish,_Louisiana|St. Landry Parish]]''
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Guide to '''St. Landry 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 = St. Landry Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.theusgenweb.org/la/stlandry/ St. Landry Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-saint-landry.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1807
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| founded date = March 31
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| seat wl = Opelousas
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| building image = LAStLandrycourthouse.jpg
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| building address =118 South Court Street
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Opelousas, LA 70570<br />[http://stlandry.org/index.php/history-of-the-courthouse '''History of the St. Landry Parish Courthouse''']
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}}
  
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
 
== Parish Courthouse  ==
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<div style="width: 147%; float: left">
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[http://www.stlandryparishgovernment.org/ St. Landry Parish Courthouse]<br>Court &amp; Landry Street<br>Opelousas, LA 70570<br>Phone: 337.942.5606&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1808, <br>divorce and court records from 1813 and probate<br>records from 1809.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., St Landry Parish, Louisiana p 292 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
  
*'''1807--'''St. Landry Parish was created 31 March 1807 from Opelousas (Old) Parish. '''Parish seat:''' Opelousas <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1807--'''St. Landry Parish was created 31 March 1807 from Opelousas (Old) Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Opelousas <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 St. Landry Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ 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:Lastlandry.png|thumb|right|400px|Lastlandry.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
  
 
==== 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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| 1900= 52906
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| 1910= 66661
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| 1920= 51697
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| 1930= 60074
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| 1940= 71481
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| 1950= 78476
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| 1960= 81493
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| 1970= 80364
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| 1980= 84128
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| 1990= 80331
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| 2000= 87700
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| 2010= 83384
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| estyear= 2006
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| estref=<ref>{{cite web|url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/22/22097.html|title=St. Landry Parish Quickfacts|author=[[United States Census Bureau]]|accessdate=2008-02-02}}</ref>
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| footnote=St. Landry 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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}}
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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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[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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Web Sites ==
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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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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Opelousas Louisiana Family History Center]]
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193068&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+St%2E+Landry&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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*{{FHL|Louisiana%2C+St%2E+Landry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/Saint_LandryP/ St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/Saint_LandryP/ St. Landry Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 00:25, 14 March 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  St. Landry Parish

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

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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting St. Landry Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 31, 1807
County Seat Opelousas
Courthouse
LAStLandrycourthouse.jpg
Address 118 South Court Street

Opelousas, LA 70570
History of the St. Landry Parish Courthouse

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Parish Courthouse

St. Landry Parish Courthouse
Court & Landry Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
Phone: 337.942.5606 

Parish Clerk has marriage records from 1808,
divorce and court records from 1813 and probate
records from 1809.[1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1807--St. Landry Parish was created 31 March 1807 from Opelousas (Old) Parish.
    Parish seat: Opelousas [1]

Boundary Changes

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

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

Lastlandry.png

African American

Cemeteries





Census

Census Pop.
190052,906
191066,66126.0%
192051,697−22.4%
193060,07416.2%
194071,48119.0%
195078,4769.8%
196081,4933.8%
197080,364−1.4%
198084,1284.7%
199080,331−4.5%
200087,7009.2%
201083,384−4.9%
St. Landry Parish Census Data[2]


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

  





Probate

[[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

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., St Landry 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.