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Genealogy Websites

RootsWeb

The Internet's oldest and largest free genealogical community. An award winning genealogical resource with searchable databases, free Web space, mailing lists, message boards, and more.

GenForum

A site to check multiple genealogy queries by surname, offering a way to locate ancestral information, but locate living relatives as well.

The LAGenWeb Project

Part of a nationwide genealogy database, but is specific to Louisiana, and has Louisiana genealogical information arranged by parish.

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

A National Park Service database which offers military information for Confederate and Union soldiers and sailors.

Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild

Searchable database of passenger lists that have been transcribed to the Internet, inlcuding New Orleans, Louisiana.

Census Online

Online searchable census. Not all years and parishes/counties represented.

United States Census: Factfinder

An excellent explanation of the U. S. census and what is available on the cenus from 1790 to 1930.

Social Security Death Index

A searchable database by name or Social Security number.

The Official Land Patent Records Site

Searchable land record database for many states, including Louisiana.

Louisiana State Archives

Contact information and materials available at the State Archives.

Vital Records Registry Information  http://www.dhh.louisiana.gov/offices/page.asp?id=252&detail=6489

To request birth and death certificates from the Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Public Health, Vital Statistics.

Louisiana Cemeteries

Alphabetical listing of many Louisiana cemeteries.

Louisiana Clerks of Court - Courtesy of Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court

Parish by parish listing of contact information for Louisiana Clerks of Court.

 

Free Genealogy Charts

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