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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Louisiana  Gotoarrow.png  Vernon Parish

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

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Vernon Parish, Louisiana
Map
Map of Louisiana highlighting Vernon Parish
Location in the state of Louisiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Louisiana
Location of Louisiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 30, 1871
County Seat Leesville
Courthouse
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Address 215 S. 4th Street
Leesville, LA 71446
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Vernon Parish Courthouse

Vernon Parish Courthouse
201 S 3rd Street
PO Box 40
Leesville, LA 71496-0040
Phone: 337.238.1384 

Parish Clerk has marrige records from 1890,
divorce, probate and court records from 1871.[1]

Parish Courthouse

Vernon Parish Police Jury
PO Box 1548
Leesville, LA
(The parish does not have its own website.)

History

  • Named for Mount Vernon

Parent Parish

1871--Vernon Parish was created 30 March 1871 from Natchitoches, Rapides, and Sabine Parishes.
Parish seat: Leesville [1]

Boundary Changes

not apparent


See an interactive map of Louisiana boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Cities: DeRidder . Leesville
  • Towns: Hornbeck . New Llano . Rosepine
  • Villages: Anacoco . Simpson
  • Military: Fort Polk

Neighboring Parishes or Counties

Allen | Beauregard | Natchitoches | Rapides | Sabine | Newton County, Texas

Resources

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African American

Cemeteries

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.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Louisiana Land and Property for additional information about early Louisiana land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse where records are also currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Vernon 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

Louisiana Military History Online

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Vernon 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 Vernon 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

Web Sites

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed., Vernon Parish, Louisiana p 293 (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content