Louisiana, Ascension Parish, Index of Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Louisiana, Ascension Parish, Index of Marriages, 1773-1963
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|Ascension Parish, Louisiana, |
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|Location of Louisiana|
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Index of marriages, including male, female, and year of marriage recorded in the Ascension Parish of Louisiana. Louisiana is divided into parishes in the same way that most states are divided into counties.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Names of bride and groom
- Year of marriage
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- Name of bride or groom
- Approximate date of marriage
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
- Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
- Click Search to show possible matches
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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
- Look at an image of the original record, if possible. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index
- Use the information to find other records such as marriage, death, or census records
- Collect entries for every person who has the same surname, unless the surname is a common surname. This list can help you identify possible relatives that can be verified by records
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Try viewing any original indexes to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.
- Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames, middles name, or an abbreviation of their given name
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Louisiana.
- Louisiana Guided Research
- Louisiana Record Finder
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research
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