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Ascension Parish Civil Records

Collection 351

Ascension Parish Civil Records, 1770-1930

Microfilm: 6 reels (35mm)

This collection contains microfilm copies of civil records from Ascension Parish from the 18th and 19th centuries.

The records were filmed in 1971 by the Southwestern Archives and Manuscripts Collection for the Center for Louisiana Studies as an extension of the Colonial Louisiana Records Collection. That collection was transferred to the University Archives and Acadiana Manuscript Collection in 2013.

Inventory:

1. Original Acts
  [Note: for Book A: Inventories and Sales (Judice Records), 1770-1787, and Book B: Inventories and Sales (Judice Records), 1788- ?, pp. 1-500, see Collection 357, St. James Parish Records, reel 3]
Reel 1 Book B. Inventories and Sales (Judice Records), 1788- ?, pp. 500 to end
Book C-D: Last Wills and Testaments (Judice Records), 1770-1787
Book F: Croquer’s Acts, 1798-1800, pp. 1-156
Reel 2 Book F: Croquer’s Acts, 1798-1800, pp. 157 to end
Book G: Croquer’s Acts, 1800
Book H: Jones, Cantrelle, Landry, 1798
Book I: Jones, Cantrelle, Landry, 1805, pp. 1-441
Reel 3 Book I: Jones, Cantrelle, Landry, 1805, pp. 441-end
Book J: Turner’s Acts, 1808
Book K: Turner’s Acts, 1811
Book L-M-N: Original Acts, 1811
Book O: Inventories and Sales (Carlier), 1811, pp. 1-93
Reel 4 #1 Book O: Inventories and Sales (Carlier), 1811, pp. 94 to end
Reel 5 Book W-X-Y-Z: Inventories and Sales (Carlier)
   
2. Marriage Contracts, 1767-1809
Reel 4 #2 Book Q: Marriage Contracts, 1767-1809
Reel 4 #3 Book R, S, T, U, Marriage Contracts, 1809
Reel 4 #4 Volume 1: Marriage Records, 1859-1870
   
3. Miscellaneous
Reel 6 Naturalization Books, 1857-1930
Book of Wills A-B-C, 1808-1916
Police Jury Minutes, 1837-1856
Vendor Index to Conveyances A-K, 1770-1862
General Index to Marriages A-K
Vendee Index to Conveyances A-K, 1170-1862
Index to Letters of Administration, Executorship, Curatorship and Tutorship, 1815-1827