April 17, 2007

Census Tables for the French Colony of Louisiana from 1699 Through 1732 online

See Census News for details on how to search the online Census Tables for the French Colony of Louisiana from 1699 Through 1732

This is a compilation of the twenty-eight earliest census records of Louisiana. These census records cover Fort Maurepas, Biloxi, Mobile, Natchez, New Orleans, and other locations. The records are both civilian and military and they cover from 1699 through 1732.

Besides census records, there are lists of 1,704 marriageable girls, a 1726 list of persons requesting negroes, landowner lists, and a list of persons massacred at Fort Rosalie in 1729.

Other features include a synopsis of Louisiana's colonial history, tips on French colonial naming practices, and a comprehensive index of 5,000 names.

Also find ancestors on Ships Passenger Lists to Louisiana in this early period.

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