Louisiana Genealogy Resources
Sub-regions for Louisiana
Vital Records for LouisianaVital records information, coming soon...
Featured websites for Louisiana
1810 United States Federal Census
1820 United States Federal Census
1830 United States Federal Census
1840 United States Federal Census
1850 United States Federal Census
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.
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]
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.
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.
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]
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]
Louisiana Census, 1810-90
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]
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]
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.
Louisiana GenWeb Project
Provides genealogy links and resources for parishes in Louisiana.
Louisiana Land Records
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]
Louisiana Marriages to 1850
Louisiana Native Guards
The first black soldiers in the Union Army during the Civil War. The Corps d'Afrique at Port Hudson.
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.
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The Advocate Online Obituaries Search Page - Louisiana
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.
US Resources: Louisiana
Louisiana genealogical and historical information and links, sponsored by RootsWeb and ROOTS-L.
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]
WWI Civilian Draft Registrations