US TERRITORY OR
French colony, 1699–1763; Spanish colony, 1764–1803; Orleans Territory, 1804
AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
1791 and 1804 (New Orleans only); schedules of Union Civil War veterans and widows, 1890
FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS
BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
Check the parish clerk's office that issued the license
CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS
Office of Public Health
Vital Records Registry
New Orleans, LA 70160
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