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Genealogy resources.

Louisiana State Archives - Historical Resources

Louisiana Clerks Remote Access Authority

Whom to Contact for Vital Records in the United States

LSU Special Collections - Digital Collections

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LSU Special Collections: Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project (DLNP)

LSU Libraries - Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project: LSU Libraries is proud to present the Digitizing Louisiana Newspaper Project (DLNP), which offers 128 titles from the state of Louisiana published between 1836 through 1922 — a total of 328,900 pages. Access to the complete list of newspapers via the Title, Parish, Decade, Historically Black, or Multi-Language Titles links on the left. Browse newspapers from Louisiana and other states at Chronicling America.

David Rumsey Map Collection

Louisiana Newspapers: Louisiana Digital Library

Louisiana Newspapers Collection: Louisiana Digital Library

Louisiana Historical Newspapers spanning various years. Organized by parish, then by newspaper collection within the parish. Some collections have numerous editions, some have only a few. Many may be in French.

LA CRT: Louisiana National Register of Historic Places Database

LOUIS: The Louisiana Digital Library

Archdiocese of New Orleans - Slave and Free People of Color Baptismal Records

Archdiocese of New Orleans

KnowLA: The Encyclopedia of Louisiana

Po-Boy Sandwich

Freedom on the move

Enslaved People of the Southeast

Family Search

Annie Laurie Moody Library: Louisiana DAR


Census Enumeration District Finder

US National Archives

Charleston Archive

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Association of Professional Genealogists

Access Genealogy

National Register of Historic Places

National Park Service

Rootsweb - An Community

The US Genweb Project

Western States Marriage Index at BYU Idaho

Library of Congress - Chronicling America

U.S. Telephone Directory Collection

Missouri Secretary of State: 1766 Census - Spanish Louisiana Territory

 Missouri Secretary of State: 1766 Census - Spanish Louisiana Territory

A census of the Louisiana Territory (civilians and militiamen) taken in 1766 enumerates:

  • Names of Heads of Household
  • Men of Arms
  • Women
  • Teenage Boys
  • Teenage Girls
  • Male Children
  • Female Children
  • Slaves
  • Assigned Lands
  • Horses and Mules
  • Large Livestock
  • Lesser Livestock
  • Muskets