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== Parish Courthouse<br><br>  ==
  
== Parish Courthouse ==
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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>
  
 
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See an interactive map of Tensas Parish [http://www.genealogyinc.com/louisiana/maps/ boundary changes].
  
 
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*[[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia]]  
 
*[[Concordia Parish, Louisiana|Concordia]]  
 
*[[Franklin Parish, Louisiana|Franklin]]  
 
*[[Franklin Parish, Louisiana|Franklin]]  
*[[Jefferson County, Mississippi|Jefferson County,Mississippi]]  
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*[[Madison Parish, Louisiana|Madison]]  
 
*[[Madison Parish, Louisiana|Madison]]  
 
*[[Warren County, Mississippi|Warren County, Mississippi]]
 
*[[Warren County, Mississippi|Warren County, Mississippi]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aagriots/louisiana/index.htm Louisiana African American Griots Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USGenWeb Project  
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestored Genealogy
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/ Afrigeneas] - African Ancestral Genealogy
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/lanews.php Louisiana Newspaper List]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; listing by name/parish&nbsp; ~&nbsp; USNPL  
*[http://www.newslink.org/lanews.html Louisiana Newspaper&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; listing&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Newslink
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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.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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
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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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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.