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When was Plaquemines Parish, LA Created?
Plaquemines Parish was established on March 31, 1807 from Orleans County, Louisiana Territory as one of the original 19 parishes. The parish was named for a word meaning persimmons created from the Louisiana Creole French and the Mobile Native American language .
There are no incorporated areas within Plaquemines Parish.
Where can find Plaquemines Parish Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Plaquemines Parish vital records can be found at the Louisiana Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth and death records since July 1914. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Louisiana for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Plaquemines Parish Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Louisiana Birth or Death Certificate Application to mail.
The Louisiana State Archives has Birth Records that occurred in Louisiana more than 100 years from the end of the current calendar year. It also has Death Records that occurred in Louisiana more than 50 years from the end of the current calendar year.
What Plaquemines Parish, LA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Plaquemines Parish guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Plaquemines Parish Slave Schedules can be found for 1850 & 1860. Plaquemines Parish Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Plaquemines Parish Industry and Agriculture can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Plaquemines Parish Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890. You can get free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Louisiana Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Plaquemines Parish Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Plaquemines Parish. The years listed below are the first noted records with this parish. See Also Louisiana Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Plaquemines Parish, LA?
A list of Plaquemines Parish Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Louisiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Plaquemines Parish, LA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Plaquemines Parish, LA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Plaquemines Parish. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is merely a listing which has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another.