Genealogy Research Books

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Genealogy Research Books to be found primarily in libraries

Dictionnaire Genealogique des Familles Acadiennes – These books lists Acadian families for the first 5 generations in Nouvelle Acadie.  (The author is one of the leading authorities on the Acadian Genealogy).  The books are in French but it is easy to decipher if you only know a little French.

by Stephen White

Southwest Louisiana Records – Church and civil records of Southwest Louisiana – 47 volumes covering the years 1750-1914

by Reverend Donald J. Hebert

South Louisiana Records – Church and civil records of Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes – 12 volumes covering the years 1794-1920

by Reverend Donald J. Hebert

Acadian Exiles in Chatellerault 1773-1785 – List of Acadian exiles and their family members

by Albert Robichaux

Acadian Exiles in Nantes 1775-1785 – List of Acadians living in Nantes before many made their way to Louisiana

by Albert Robichaux

Acadian Exiles in St Malo, 1758-1785 – Volumes 1, 2 and 3 – List of Acadians living in the St. Mao area (volume 3 includes marriage records)

by Albert Robichaux

Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records – Volumes 1A through volume 22 covering the years 1707-1900. Church records from all the Catholic Church Parishes within its boundaries

Transcribed by the Diocese of Baton Rouge

Sacramental Records of the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans – Volumes 1-19 covering the years 1718-1831

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