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VII. Louisiana

  • Maduell, Charles R., compiler and translator.
    The census tables for the French Colony of Louisiana from 1699 through 1732. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1972. xix, 171 p.
    LC call number: F368 .M3
    LC control number: 72001355
    Catalog Record
    Twenty-eight lists of names, many with indication of family relationship, occupation, and number of children. Name index.

  • Maduell, Charles R., Jr.
    Federal land grants in the territory of Orleans: the Delta parishes adapted from American State Papers, Public lands, volume II, and arranged by counties as they existed in 1812. 1st ed. New Orleans: Polyanthos, 1975. v, 406 p. [1] leaf of plates, ill.
    LC call number: F368 .M32
    LC control number: 75007490
    Catalog Record

  • Maduell, Charles R., Jr., compiler.
    Index of Spanish citizens entering New Orleans January 1820 through December 1839. [New Orleans?, 1968]. xii, 88 p.
    LC call number: F379 .N5 M188
    LC control number: 68004408
    Catalog Record
    Surnames arranged alphabetically. Compiled from ships' passenger lists on microfilm in the New Orleans Public Library. Gives port of departure and date of arrival.

  • Maduell, Charles R., Jr., compiler.
    Marriage contracts, wills and testaments of the Spanish colonial period in New Orleans 1770-1804. [New Orleans?, 1969]. 35, 30, xiii p.
    LC call number: F379 .N545 M3
    LC control number: 70020786
    Catalog Record
    An index that enables the researcher to find in Louisiana repositories 1,300 wills and 350 marriage contracts.

  • Maduell, Charles R.
    Marriages and family relationship of New Orleans, 1820-1830. [New Orleans, 1969]. 153 p.
    LC call number: F379 .N5 M2
    LC control number: 70012667
    Catalog Record
    Lists 3,911 names of individuals and their family relationships; 1,134 transactions from records of the Mortgage Office; 629 dated marriages mentioned; and 1,217 undated marriages. Index of individuals and of notaries. Summary of relevant marriage laws and customs.

  • Maduell, Charles R., Jr.
    Marriages and family relationships of New Orleans, 1830-1840. [New Orleans, 1970, 1969]. 56, iii, 180, 9 p.
    LC call number: F379 .N553 A25
    LC control number: 78024597
    Catalog Record

  • Maduell, Charles R., Jr.
    New Orleans marriage contracts, 1804-1820: abstracted from the notarial archives of New Orleans. New Orleans: Polyanthos, 1977. 137 p.
    LC call number: F379 .N553 A254 1977
    LC control number:77070248
    Catalog Record
    Dates of contracts, names of spouses and their parents, and place of birth of each spouse. Lists locations of the complete records.

  • Montero de Pedro, José, marqués de Casa Mena.
    Españoles en Nueva Orleans y Luisiana. Madrid: Ediciones Cultura Hispánica del Centro Iberoamericano de Cooperación, 1979. 225 p.
    LC call number: F372 .M73
    LC control number: 80128563
    Catalog Record
    Comprehensive history of Spanish colonization of Louisiana. Lists governors and eminent persons, places founded by Spaniards, activities of immigrants from Granada, Málaga, and the Canary Islands, Sephardic families, and Spanish influence on language, law, cuisine, and the arts.

  • Rieder, Milton P., Jr., and Norman Gaudet Rieder, editors.
    New Orleans ship lists. 2 vols. Matairie, La., 1966.
    Covers 1820 to 1823.
    LC call number: F368 .R5
    LC control number: 67001038
    Catalog Record

  • Robichaux, Albert J., Jr., compiler, translator, and editor.
    Louisiana census and militia lists, 1770-1789. New Orleans (Drawer 51359, New Orleans 70151): Polyanthos, 1977-. v. <1 >. Ill.
    LC call number: F368 .R62 1977
    LC control number: 77085630
    Catalog Record
    Records acquired from the Papeles de Cuba in the General Archives of the Indies in Seville, Spain. Volume1 lists seven censuses: 1770 for Acadians of the Parish of Ascension; 1777 for the Parish of Ascension; and for Lafourche des Chetimachas; 1778 and 1798 for residents of Lafourche, 1795 for inhabitants of Bayou Valenzuela; 1791 for Lafourche des Chetimachas. Volume 2 contains militia lists 1770 for New Orleans and the German Coast and 1785 for St. Charles Parish, as well as the general census 1777 for New Orleans; 1784 for the Second German Coast; 1770 below New Orleans; and 1789 for Lafourche.

  • Villeré, Sidney Louis.
    The Canary Islands migration to Louisiana, 1778-1783; the history and passenger lists of the Islenos volunteer recruits and their families. New Orleans: Genealogical Research Society of New Orleans, [1971]. xxiii, 94 p. Maps.
    LC call number: F368 .V54
    LC control number: 77028404
    Catalog Record
    Arranged alphabetically by ship. Lists members of each family and ages of the children. Maps of each of the Canary Islands.

  • West, Robert Cooper.
    An atlas of Louisiana surnames of French and Spanish origin. Baton Rouge: Geoscience Publications, Louisiana State University, 1986. ix, 217 p. Maps.
    LC call number: E184 .F8 W46 1986
    LC control number: 86080696
    Catalog Record

  • William L. Clements Library.
    Guide to the manuscript collections of the William L. Clements Library. 3d ed. Compiled by Arlene Phillips Shy, assisted by Barbara A. Mitchell. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1978. x, 435 p. Ill.
    LC call number: Z6621 .M63 M5 1978
    LC control number: 78005619
    Catalog Record
    Some Spanish land grants and miscellaneous collections under "Louisiana" and "Mexico." Some Spanish surnames appear in the index.

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