G U I D E    T O    G E N E A L O G I C A L    M A T E R I A L S     
in the New Orleans Public Library's Louisiana Division & City Archives     

          B I R T H   Records
C O N T E N T S

Guide to Genealogical Materials Home
Introduction
Selected Books
Louisiana Library Connection Databases
Newspapers/Indexes/Obituaries
Periodicals
Note on Vital Records
Birth Records
Death Records
Burial Records
Marriage Records
Civil Records (Parishes other than Orleans)
Census Records
Orleans Parish Civil Court Records
Slavery, Free People of Color & Freedmen
Immigration Records
Naturalization Records
Hospital & Insanity Records
Church Records
Military Records
Land Records
Voter Registration Records
Employment Records
New Orleans Police Department Records
Records of Correctional Institutions
Additional Sources
Appendix A: Ordering By Mail
Appendix B: Genealogical Periodicals
Appendix C: Soundex/Miracode System
Appendix D: Orleans Parish Civil Courts

Index to Orleans Parish Birth Records, 1790-1897.
A microfilm copy of the index of the New Orleans birth certificates housed in the Louisiana State Archives. Only the index has been made available. The birth certificates referenced in the index can be obtained only from the Louisiana State Archives. The index is arranged alphabetically, within each year. mf FF655i

  See also the Louisiana State Archives' index to Louisiana Vital Records.

  The index above (through 1899) is available online at www.ancestry.com (subscription only) and at Ancestry Library Edition, accessible in all NOPL facilities.

  It is also available (through 1902) at the Orleans Parish page of the U.S. GenWeb Project (free).

Note: Check the Selected Books section of the guide for additional sources on births (and baptisms).


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