Tensas Parish Surname Registry
The surnames on this register, unless they have a researcher listed, are from the 1850 Tensas Parish Census - There were 902 individuals counted in Tensas Parish in 1850. Not all families are named here.
Keep in mind that there were no bridges across to Mississippi in the early days, but the families from both sides of the river traveled back and forth frequently and sometimes had plantations in Louisiana and Mississippi. Always check the surrounding parishes and counties for links to your Surname.