Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Records
Lincoln Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on February 27, 1873 from Bienville Parish, Jackson Parish, Union Parish and Claiborne Parish. The parish was named in honor of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln..
Lincoln Parish Cities and Towns include Choudrant, Downsville, Dubach, Grambling, Ruston, Simsboro, Vienna.
A Map of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records
Lincoln Parish, LA Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Lincoln parish. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Lincoln Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1873, Land Records from 1873, Probate Records from 1873 and Court Records from 1873. The Parish Clerk of Court performs the functions of more than one office. As the Recorder, the office of the Clerk of Court receives, files, records and indexes all mortgages, conveyances and all other instruments recorded in the Public Records for the Parish. The Clerk’s Office receives and files all pleadings, such as petitions, answers, motions and other filings in Civil and Probate matters, as well as indictments, bills of information and other filings in Criminal matters. Another function of the Clerk’s Office is the issuance of Marriage Licenses and recording their returns after the marriages are performed.
Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Census Records
- Learn More: State of Louisiana Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: Census Substitutes Index, 1791-1890
- State Population Schedules: 1699 Through 1732
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: None
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Louisiana Vital Records
- Birth Records: from July 1914 to present
- Marriage Records: from 1914 to present
- Death Records: Certified copies available from the Clerk of the Court
- Divorce Records: Certified copies are available from the Clerk of the Court
- Locations: Louisiana Office of Vital Statistics, Louisiana State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth or Death Certificate Applications.
Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Resources
- North Louisiana Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 324, Ruston 71270-0324
- Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Message Boards
- Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Forum
Lincoln Parish, Louisiana External Links
- Louisiana Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Ruston Daily Leader (Ruston, Louisiana)
- Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Books - Amazon
- Lincoln Parish, Louisiana - FindaGrave
- Louisiana Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Louisiana (1805 - 1985)
- Lincoln Parish LAGenweb
- Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Ancestry Database Collections
- Lincoln Parish, Louisiana Military Records