Louisiana Genealogy Resources

Sub-regions for Louisiana

Acadia
Allen
Ascension
Assumption
Avoyelles
Beauregard
Bienville
Bossier
Caddo
Calcasieu
Caldwell
Cameron
Catahoula
Claiborne
Concordia
De Soto
East
East Baton Rouge
East Carroll
Evangeline
Feliciana
Franklin
Grant
Iberia
Iberville
Jackson
Jefferson
Jefferson Davis
La Salle
Lafayette
Lafourche
Lincoln
Livingston
Madison
Morehouse
Natchitoches
Orleans
Ouachita
Plaquemines
Pointe Coupee
Rapides
Red River
Richland
Rouge
Sabine
St. Bernard
St. Charles
St. Helena
St. James
St. John Baptist
St. Landry
St. Martin
St. Mary
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
Tensas
Terrebonne
Union
Vermilion
Vernon
Washington
Webster
West Baton
West Carroll
West Feliciana
Winn

Vital Records for Louisiana

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Featured websites for Louisiana

Louisiana Cemeteries
Find links and information on locating cemeteries in Louisiana...[More]
http://www.uscemeteries.net/louisiana/cemeteries.htm

Louisiana Obituaries
Learn how and where to locate obituaries and death records in Louisiana...[More]
http://www.newspaperobituaries.net/louisiana/obituaries.htm

1810 United States Federal Census
http://www.ancestry.com?db=5737

1820 United States Federal Census
http://www.ancestry.com?db=5780

1830 United States Federal Census
http://www.ancestry.com?db=5803

1840 United States Federal Census
http://www.ancestry.com?db=5826

1850 United States Federal Census
http://www.ancestry.com?db=6047

A Thousand Genealogy Links; Louisiana Genealogy
Over 50 genealogy online links including , census data, military records, cemetery inscriptions for Louisiana, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Avoyelles, Feliciana Parishes.
http://members.tripod.com/surnames/usa/la.htm

Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots
This collection of abstracts of grave sites contains information originally published in the Senate documents of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, as well as the Society magazine. Veterans and patriots of the Revolutionary War whose graves were found between 1900 and 1987 are included in this first volume. Included in eac...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4110

Acadian Genealogy Homepage
Acadian-Cajun genealogy resource includes details on the historical "In Search of Our Acadian Roots" CD-ROM and links to thousands of genealogy-related sites.
http://www.acadian.org

Colonial Louisiana History and Genealogy
Resources for research of genealogy and family history information for the Colony of Louisiana from about 1682 until statehood. Covers many states including all that were part of the Louisiana Purchase.
http://www.geocities.com/~colony

Confederate Research Sources
This database, a guide to Confederate record archive collections, will prove helpful to anyone whose ancestors fought in a military unit of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War. This database identifies what Confederate records are available, and their exact location, enabling you to track down information about Confederate ancesto...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3207

Confederate States Field Officers
The costliest war in the history of the United States, the Civil War involved hundreds of thousands of men on both sides of the conflict. Originally published in the early 1900s, this database is a listing of men who served the Confederate States as field officers. In addition to listing the soldier's name, it also provides the soldier's rank, and ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4537

Louisiana Census, 1810-90
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3550

Louisiana City Parish Index
Parishes, not counties, are the jurisdictional divisions used in Louisiana. For researchers of persons who lived in the state, knowing which parish in which a town or city is, or was, located can be a tremendous help. This database is an index to towns and cities of the state and their corresponding parish. Compiled over a period of several years, ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3666

Louisiana Confederate Soldiers
This database constitutes 3 volumes of records of Louisiana Confederate soldiers and commands. This alphabetized roll contains over 120,000 records of individuals. It also provides a brief history of Louisiana's 982 companies in the Confederate army, making this database of interest to the thousands of descendants of Louisiana Confederate soldiers....[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3199

Louisiana Genealogy Web Ring
This web ring is for Louisiana genealogists, or genealogists with ties to Louisiana. This is the only web ring of its kind. The LGWR also offers awards.
http://louisianahistory.ourfamily.com/webring/

Louisiana GenWeb Project
Provides genealogy links and resources for parishes in Louisiana.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~lagenweb/

Louisiana Land Records
http://www.ancestry.com?db=2074

Louisiana Marriage Records, 1851-1900
Although official vital records registration began for Louisiana in 1914, many parishes kept records long before that date. This update adds the records for Bienville, Caldwell, Jackson, and Ouachita parishes to those of Bossier, Lincoln, and Sabine for the years 1851 through 1900. Each entry lists, at a minimum, spouses' names and the date of the ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=5228

Louisiana Marriages to 1850
http://www.ancestry.com?db=2090

Louisiana Native Guards
The first black soldiers in the Union Army during the Civil War. The Corps d'Afrique at Port Hudson.
http://www2.netdoor.com/~jgh/

Louisiana Research at The Records Room
Online listings, books, CD-Rom, lookups and addresses for vital records in each parish within the state of Louisiana.
http://www.daddezio.com/records/room/RR-LA-NDX.html

Louisiana Soldiers in the War of 1812
This compilation contains an alphabetical list of Louisiana soldiers who fought for the state militia during the War of 1812. Taken from the National Archives, each entry includes the rank and company to which the soldier was attached. With nearly fifteen thousand soldiers listed, this is a great tool for filling gaps in one's ancestral research. ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3339

New Orleans Deaths, 1840-1970
Once part of the French Empire, New Orleans is now a diverse city of over a million people. Taken from small local newspapers, some published over a century ago, this database lists deaths for over 2700 residents of the area between 1840 and 1970. Many of these newspapers, like the New Orleans Parish, are obscure and contained printed obituaries fo...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3528

New Orleans, Louisiana Directories, 1890-1891
Located in Orleans Parish, New Orleans was home to over 100,000 people before the turn of the twentieth century. This database is a transcription of two city directories originally published in 1890 and 1891. In addition to providing the resident's name, it provides information regarding their address and occupation. This collection includes the na...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4531

Passenger Arrivals in the U.S., 1819-20
Prepared on order of the U. S. Senate, this informative database contains most of the immigrants who arrived in the nation between October 1819 and September 1820. The records contained herein reveal such facts about the immigrant as age, sex, occupation, nation of origin and in some records, the ship on which they arrived. To the researcher of U. ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3330

Rayville, Louisiana Newspaper Name Index, 1872-74
Billed as "a real live country newspaper," the Richland Beacon featured news from Richland Parish and neighboring northeastern Louisiana parishes during the difficult years of the Reconstruction. This database is a name index to the newspaper between 1872 and 1874. Each entry contains the person's name, why their name appeared in print, issue date,...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4187

Sons of the American Revolution
This work contains the entire list (thousands of members) of the membership of the National Society Sons of the American Revolution to December 31, 1901, including deceased members, with their line of descent from their Revolutionary ancestors. Search this database if you have ancestors who participated in the Revolution or who were members of the...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3072

The Advocate Online Obituaries Search Page - Louisiana
http://br.theadvocate.com/obits/search.asp

The Louisiana Almanac- An Independent Louisiana History Network
If you're interested in facts about the "Bayou State", come visit the Louisiana Almanac. Includes Louisiana Purchase and Louisiana in the Civil War.
http://louisianahistory.ourfamily.com/

US Resources: Louisiana
Louisiana genealogical and historical information and links, sponsored by RootsWeb and ROOTS-L.
http://www.rootsweb.com/roots-l/USA/la.html

USGenWeb Project - Louisiana
The USGenWeb Project State web sites are your starting points for finding genealogical and historical information. Each state site features state information and also provides you with links to each county web site within the state....[More]
http://www.rootsweb.com/~lagenweb/

WWI Civilian Draft Registrations
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3172

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