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Augustin Troxclair and Felicite LeBoeuf, St. James Parish, Louisiana

Augustin Troxclair (also spelled Trosclaire, Troxler, Troxclaire, among others) lived in St. James Parish, Louisiana, just west of New Orleans.  He was born in Saint James Parish in about 1820.  Augustin was married to Felicite LeBoeuf, who was born in St. James Parish around 1810. The 1860 census for St. James Parish lists Augustin as […]

Louisiana Birth & Death Records

I recently sent off for several Louisiana records and have just received a very clear response that explains what records are available to researchers. The note reads: In 1918 the Louisiana Legislature mandated the registering of births and deaths occuring in the state. Even though it was a state law, unless a person was born […]