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From: Gloria & Bruce Wilson <>
Subject: Re: [LAORLEAN-L] Marriage licenses
Date: Mon, 08 Sep 2003 19:04:05 -0500
Are you going to list only the New Orleans deaths or the Statewide Deaths??? I am
interested in 1911, 1912 deaths from Plaquemines.
> Hi Julia,
> The State Archives marriage records really start around 1870. There are a
> few scraps before this, but not too much. The complete marriage index from 1870
> through 1905 is available on our Orleans Parish web site at:
> <A HREF="http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/la/orleans.htm">Orleans Parish Archives</A>
> The births (7196 - 1901) and deaths (1804 - 1906 +) are there, too. We are
> working on more deaths right now. Keep an eye on the list for new additions.
> These are civil records, so the religious affiliation does not matter. BMD
> registration became manadatory in NO in 1876, btw.
> The Justice of the Peace records cover the mid 1800s before 1870. I am sure
> someone else on the lsit will know more accurately the range of dates.
> The exciting news is that we are working on putting these records online
> right now. They will be posted on the Louisiana Division web site as they become
> available. We are just finishing a test with a group of scanning people and
> transcribers to see how it would go to scan the cards in the index and email it
> to the transcribers so that there would be no postage or copy changes. It
> went very well. We did the I's because it was the smallest letter of the
> alphabet. We are now starting on the A's.
> Watch this space.
> In the meantime, you might want to write to the headquarters of whatever
> erligious denomination your family were. If they had been Catholics, this would
> be easy - the Archdiocese Archives. Otherwise, I don't know what to say but I
> am sure someone else on the list will know.
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