Louisiana


Louisiana Genealogy at Ancestry

Ancestry is the largest provider of genealogy data online. The billions of records they provide have advanced genealogy online beyond imagination just a decade ago. The following is but a small sample of what they provide for Louisiana genealogy at Ancestry. While some of these databases are free, many require a subscription. You can try



Biloxi and Pascagoula Burial Customs

The “Siouan Tribes of the East,” whose burial customs so far as known are detailed on the preceding pages, were carefully studied some years ago, at which time all available notes were gathered and presented in a single volume. A few years before the preparation of this most interesting bulletin a discovery of the greatest



Colorado, Idaho, Kansas and Louisiana Indians Wounded in Action

Vern Panzo, Shoshone

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Colorado Anthony Burch, Ute, Belgium Allen Carel, Ute, Holland John Werito, Navajo, Pacific Curtis Toledo, Navajo, Pacific Raymond Lopez, Navajo, Pacific Idaho Lawrence



Brighter Skies

“Out of this nettle, danger,” says the great bard, “we pluck this flower, safety.” The dreadful scourge of 1853 roused the people of New Orleans, for the first time, to the necessity of knowing the proven truth concerning themselves and the city in which they dwelt. In the midst of the epidemic, the city council



Who are the Creoles?

Take the map of Louisiana. Draw a line from the southwestern to the northeastern corner of the State; let it turn thence down the Mississippi to the little river-side town of Baton Rouge, the State’s seat of government; there draw it eastward through lakes Maurepas, Pontchartrain, and Borgne, to the Gulf of Mexico; thence pass



Natchez Burial Customs

When referring to the burial customs of the Natchez, that most interesting of the many tribes of the lower Mississippi Valley, the early writers by whom the tribe was visited seldom alluded to the rites which attended the final disposition of the remains of the less important members of the nation, but devoted themselves to



Choctaw Burial Customs

Thus the greater part of the southern country was claimed and occupied by tribes belonging to the Muskhogean group, who were first encountered by the Spanish explorers of the early sixteenth century, and who continued to occupy the region until removed during the first half of the nineteenth century. For three centuries they are known



Louisiana World War 2 NMCG Casualty List

Inclusion of names in this Louisiana World War II Casualty List has been determined solely by the residence of next of kin at the time of notification of the last wartime casualty status. This listing does not necessarily represent the State of birth, legal residence, or official State credit according to service enlistment. Casualties listed



Louisiana Cemetery Records

Louisiana Cemetery records are listed by parish then name of cemetery within the Louisiana parish. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing.



Louisiana Parish Courthouse Addresses

Louisiana Vital Records Registry PO Box 60630 New Orleans, LA 70160 (504) 568-5152  recording Fax: (504) 568-5391 Acadia Parish P.O. Box A Crowley, LA 70527-6001 (318) 783-8800 Madison Parish 100 North Cedar Street Tallulah, LA 71282 (318) 574-3451 Allen Parish P.O. Box G Oberlin, LA 70655-2007 (318) 639-4328 Morehouse Parish P.O. Box 509 Bastrop, LA



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