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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Tensas Parish
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| adoption_sign = Adoption LAGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>Parish Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~latensas/ Tensas Parish LAGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = La-tensas.png
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| state = Louisiana
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| state_map = Louisiana.png
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| founded year = 1843
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| founded date = March 17
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| seat wl = St. Joseph
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| building image = LATensascourthouse.jpg
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| building address =201 Hancock St.<br>St. Joseph, LA 71366
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}}  
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Louisiana|Louisiana]]&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;Tensas Parish'' <br>
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Louisiana]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Tensas_Parish,_Louisiana|Tensas Parish]]''  
  
== Parish Courthouse ==
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== Parish Courthouse<br><br> ==
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<br>[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/LA_Tensas.htm Tensas Parish Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square; PO Box 78; <br>Saint Joseph, LA 71366<br>Phone: 318.766.3921&nbsp;<br><br>Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1843 .<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed., Tensas Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
 
==== Parent Parish  ====
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*'''1843--'''Tensas Parish was created 17 March 1843 from [[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia]] Parish. <br>'''Parish seat:''' Saint Joseph <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 Tensas Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Parishes or Counties  ====
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*[[Adams County, Mississippi|Adams County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Catahoula Parish, Louisiana|Catahoula]]
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*[[Claiborne County, Mississippi|Claiborne County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia]]
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*[[Franklin Parish, Louisiana|Franklin]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Mississippi|Jefferson County, Mississippi]]
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*[[Madison Parish, Louisiana|Madison]]
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*[[Warren County, Mississippi|Warren County, Mississippi]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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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 Ancestral Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}&nbsp;
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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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| 1890=
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| 1900= 19070
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| 1910= 17060
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| 1920= 12085
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| 1930= 15096
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| 1940= 15940
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| 1950= 13209
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| 1960= 11796
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| 1970= 9732
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| 1980= 8525
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| 1990= 7103
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| 2000= 6618
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| 2010= 5252
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| footnote=Tensas 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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*[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; News link
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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]
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=193089&subject_disp=Louisiana%2C+Tensas&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] for this parish.
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
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== Websites  ==
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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+Tensas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/LA/TensasP/ Tensas Parish, Louisiana Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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{{wikipedia|align="left"|Tensas_Parish,_Louisiana|Tensas Parish, Louisiana}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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{{Louisiana|Louisiana}}
  
 
[[Category:Tensas_Parish,_Louisiana]]
 
[[Category:Tensas_Parish,_Louisiana]]

Revision as of 18:42, 11 October 2012

Tensas Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Tensas Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 17, 1843
County Seat St. Joseph
Courthouse
LATensascourthouse.jpg
Address 201 Hancock St.
St. Joseph, LA 71366
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Tensas Parish

Parish Courthouse


Tensas Parish Courthouse
Courthouse Square; PO Box 78;
Saint Joseph, LA 71366
Phone: 318.766.3921 

Parish Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1843 .[1]

History

Parent Parish

  • 1843--Tensas Parish was created 17 March 1843 from Concordia Parish.
    Parish seat: Saint Joseph [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Tensas Parish boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

 

Census

Census Pop.
190019,070
191017,060−10.5%
192012,085−29.2%
193015,09624.9%
194015,9405.6%
195013,209−17.1%
196011,796−10.7%
19709,732−17.5%
19808,525−12.4%
19907,103−16.7%
20006,618−6.8%
20105,252−20.6%
Tensas Parish Census Data[2]

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Louisiana Museums

Maps

Military

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.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

 

Websites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Tensas Parish, Louisiana

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Tensas Parish, Louisiana p 293 (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.