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Washington Parish, La.

 

Jo Branch <bjcb@NOSPAMbellsouth.net> is the Parish Coordinator
If you have any records or photos to add to this site please contact me.

**Washington Parish was formed in 1819 by splitting off from  St. Tammany Parish. 
**Franklinton became the Parish seat on February 10, 1821
**Bogalusa was incorporated July 4, 1914 and is the only incorporated city in Washington Parish. It was originally founded in 1906 by Frank Henry Goodyear, Charles Waterhouse Goodyear, and William Henry Sullivan to support a sawmill. 
**Cities include Springhill, Angie, Varnado, and Mount Hermon.

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Washington Parish was formed in 1819 by splitting off from St. Tammany Parish. Franklinton became the parish seat on February 10, 1821. Washington Parish is the most northeasterly of what are called the Florida Parishes, for it was prior to 1821 a legal part of Spanish West Florida.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Parish,_Louisiana

Also see the below files located in the USGenWeb LA Archives::

History of Washington Par. by Gwen Goff Hobbs

History of Washington Parish by Hon. Prentiss B. Carter

 

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March and April, 1996, a group of genealogists organized the Kentucky Comprehensive Genealogy Database.  The idea was to provide a single entry point for all counties in Kentucky, where collected databases would be stored. In addition, the databases would be indexed and cross-linked, so that even if an individual were found in more than one county, they could be located in the index. 

At the same time, volunteers were found who were willing to coordinate the collection of databases and generally oversee the contents of the web page. The Louisiana USGenWeb Project is an extension of the KY GenWeb Project.

 

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