Louisiana Societies

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Genealogical, historical, lineage, veteran, and ethnic societies often collect, transcribe, and publish information that can be helpful to genealogists.

Statewide Louisiana Societies[edit | edit source]

Society About
Afro-Louisiana Historical & Genealogical Society Dedicated to expanding the knowledge base, sources, community consciousness, and education regarding the historical, cultural, and genealogical heritage of African-Americans in general and Louisianians in particular.
Louisiana Historical Society Founded in 1835, the Louisiana Historical Society is the oldest historical organization in the state.
Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society Organized in 1953 to assist its members in tracing and recording their family history.

Regional Louisiana Societies[edit | edit source]

Society About
Ark-La-Tex Genealogical Association Serves the Shreveport/Bossier City area.
Baton Rouge Genealogical & Historical Society Formed in 1953 to bring together those interested in researching, preserving, and presenting the historical heritage of the state’s capital city and their own genealogical roots.
Central Louisiana Genealogical Society Formed to preserve genealogical and historical information relative to the parishes of:
German and Acadian Coast Historical and Genealogical Society
Southwest Louisiana Genealogical Society Dedicated to gathering, processing and preserving genealogical material by promoting interest in genealogy.
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Online Resources for Louisiana Research[edit | edit source]

Resource Information
Louisiana Genealogy Societies Links to several statewide and regional resources.
Louisiana Historical Societies on daddezio.com Online directory of societies.
Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Societies "Free Genealogy Data to Help Find Your Ancestors"

Society pages and the Society Adopt-a-Page Option[edit | edit source]

  • Societies can have their own page in the wiki devoted specifically to their organization. See the Help article: "creating a society page" for more information.