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Search for ancestors in free genealogy search engines for the state of Louisiana.  This page contains genealogy searches, surname searches and links to the most comprehensive Louisiana genealogy sites online.  Many of these free genealogy projects contain data which was submitted by others.  Please, if you have time and records which would help other genealogy researchers, contribute your files to those projects.


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Search the Louisiana RootsWeb Surname List

Search over a million surnames submitted by other genealogy researchers who are looking for ancestors in Louisiana.  Post your own surnames and make connections with others.  The search has been set to search in Louisiana but can be changed to search in another state if you wish.  More about the RSL

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Search Louisiana Cemetery Records

This Cemetery database now has over 800,000 contributed records.

Cemetery Records Database

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Search Louisiana Message Boards

One of the best way to add new branches to your family tree is to locate distant cousins who are researching the same family lines you are.  Read and post queries about Louisiana ancestors in this free genealogy search.  When posting genealogy queries, be sure to include a valid e-mail address where you can be reached for years to come, as responses will be received long into the future.

Louisiana Genealogy Message Boards at Ancestry

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Louisiana - Family History & Genealogy Message Boards

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Louisiana Genealogy Forum

Surname Community Search

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Search USGenWeb Louisiana Archives

Try your surname search for Louisiana ancestors in thousands of free records posted in these archives.  These records were submitted by other genealogy researchers like yourself and may contain family Bible records, bios, cemetery records, wills, census records, census images, church / baptismal records, deeds, old LA maps, court records, newspapers, obituaries, year books, vital records, history books, and many other Louisiana genealogy records..  If you have records you can submit to this free genealogy project, please take a little time to share them with other genealogists.

The USGenWeb Louisiana Archives Project

          Go to the Louisiana Archives Search Page

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               Louisiana African American Genealogy Archives

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Search the Louisiana Family Group Sheet Project

This is a great idea!  Search for your surnames in this free database of family group sheets.  Be sure to submit family group sheets of your Louisiana ancestors to share with others.

Search the Louisiana Creole Heritage Center

This surname searchable database includes Creole family histories which include individuals born before 1920.    The collection contains history and genealogy documents such as baptisms, marriages, funeral records, photos, military records, letters, census, succession papers and more.  They are asking people to submit data to this project. 

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