Louisiana, Ascension Parish, Index of Conveyances - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Louisiana, Ascension Parish, Index of Conveyances, 1770-1957
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Ascension, Louisiana, 
United States
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Location of Ascension Parish, Louisiana
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Location of Louisiana
Record Description
Record Type Land Records
Collection years 1770-1957
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Ark-La-Tex Genealogical Association, Bossier, Louisiana


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This is an index of conveyances of land and property for the years 1770-1957.

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  • Slave sales
  • Mortgages
  • Trusts
  • Property sales
  • Power of attorney
  • Emancipation
  • Inheritance

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