Louisiana Family History Societies (N-Z)

This section lists county associations from Natchitoches to Winn giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

Natchitoches Genealogical and Historical Association

The association has an extensive collection of resources that are accessible in their Library which is located at Old Natchitoches Parish Courthouse on the Second Floor. 

These resources incorporate:

  • Books
  • Conveyances
  • French Records dating back to 1776
  • IGI (International Genealogical Index)
  • Marriages
  • Natchitoches Census Returns 1820-1920 and Censuses for other Louisiana Parishes
  • Natchitoches Times 1903-1996 on microfilm

They also give details of the history of Natchitoches and its resources.

Website: 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lanatchi/ngl.htm?cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185&o_sch=Affiliate+External


New Orleans Genealogical Research Society

The association was established in 1960.  They publish New Orleans Genesis, which is their quarterly publication. 

It is possible to search for articles of interest in this publication and they have a Table of Contents for Newsletter Number 190 dated April 2010 on the site. 

Back Issues for newsletters are available for sale, but some are out-of-print.  A list of surnames currently being researched by members is also available.

Website: 
http://www.grsno.org 


St. Tammany Parish Genealogical Society

They are currently in the process of transcribing documents to add to the website, which incorporate:

  • E. J. Fielding Funeral Home Books 1992-1998
  • Honaker Funeral Home Books 1971-1978
  • Jacob Schoen Funeral Home Books 1915-1931
  • Mrs Neff's Extracts Collection - St Tammany Parish and Court Records
  • Obituaries and Death Notices for Newspapers 1960-1980
  • St Tammany Obituary Index
  • St Tammany Ancestor Database which includes over 120000 Genealogies of STP families

They also give details of the 13 Libraries in the area, which include Abita Springs, Bush, Covington, Folsom and Mandeville.

Website: 
http://www.sttammanygenealogy.com/ 


Terrebonne Genealogical Society

The association publishes a newsletter and it is possible to download back issues of this publication on the site from 1997-2012. 

A number of resources are available on the site, which incorporate:

  • 1830 and 1840 Terrebonne Census Images
  • Assumption Parish Cemeteries
  • Early Landowners on Little Caillou
  • Early Settlers along Bayou Terrebonne
  • Terrebonne Parish Conveyance Records 1822-1850

A number of publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Assumption Marriages 1826-1926
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Returns for Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes
  • Newspapers
  • South Louisiana Vital Family Records 1902-1941
  • Terrebonne Life Lines Vols. 1-28

Website: 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~laterreb/tgs 


Vicksburg Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1982.  Their journal, Mississippi River Routes, is published quarterly and a Table Contents relating to the current issue is available on the site.  Back Issues of the publication are also available for sale, and a Table of Contents for each issue from 1993 is available on the site. 

A number of other publications are available for sale, which include the 1820 Federal Census for Warren County, 1830 Federal Census for Warren County, Claiborne County 1820 Federal Census and Papers of Decedents. 

In addition, they also sell the 1820 and 1830 Federal Censuses, Will Index, Tavern Records for Jefferson County.  They also list a number of websites you may find useful when conducting research in Mississippi and Louisiana.

Website: 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~msvgs/index.htm?cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185&o_sch=Affiliate+External


Winn Parish Genealogical and Historical Association

The association was established in 1996.  They have a Library where an extensive number of books are accessible.  These include books relating to some US States, Overseas and Immigration Records.  They also have books relating to the U. S. Military, Native Americans, Ship Passenger Lists and Surnames. 

They also have a Mailing List for Members that is hosted by Rootsweb and a Legacies and Legends index which is an index to articles in Legacies and Legends, their journal.  Articles include Census and Schedules Databases, Marriages, World War I Drafts, World War I Soldiers, 1887 Winn Tax Roll, 1890 Winn Tax Roll, 1920s and 1930s Voter Records, Genealogies and Church Registers.

Website: 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lawpgha