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Vermilion Parish Published Resources

and Look-up Volunteers

Listed below are many of the Vermilion Parish books and CDs that are available, although certainly not all. If you own any Vermilion Parish books or resources, and will do look-ups, please contact Leslie Stewart-Chambers. As you can see, volunteers are needed, and we can use more than one volunteer per book.

Feel free to request a look-up from the following books. Please limit your request to one name per request. Please put Vermilion Parish Look-up in the subject line of your request to insure the message is not overlooked or accidentally deleted. In the first line of the message please put the name of the book you are requesting the lookup in.

If you request a lookup, don't forget to thank your volunteer for their time.

Published Resource

Lookup Volunteer

History of Vermilion Parish, Louisiana - 1983, by the Vermilion Parish Historical Society

Hugh Poland
Margaret Moore

Cemetery Records of Vermilion Parish - Vol. 1 and 2 by the Vermilion Genealogical Society

Barbara H. Swire or 
Jerry Royer

Southwest Louisiana Records Vols 1 - 42 by Rev. Donald J. Hebert - A collection of abstracts from churches & civil records from 13 southwest Louisiana parishes. (1750 - 1910)

Alvenia Thibodeaux

South Louisiana Records - Vol 8 (1886-1890); Vol 9 (1891-1895); Vol 10 (1896-1899); Vol 11 (1900-1903) by Rev. Donald J. Hebert

Margaret Moore

CD #17 - Birth Records: 17th to 20th Centuries - [note: only individuals with a birth year and place were used. Records that did not have both a year and a location were omitted from the compilation. Records with a birth year after 1880 were also ommited].

CD #110 - Social Security Death Index: U.S. 1937-1995

CD #227 - Marriage Records: West of the Mississippi River - Early thru 1850 ; states included are: Arkansas, California, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Oregon, Texas.

Ancestry's Gulf South Marriages

Caroline Ogle

The History of Louisiana published by The American Historical Society in 1925. 3 volume set. Volumes 2 and 3 contain biographies/profiles of prominent Louisianans of the era.

Frances Ball-Turner

Abshire Cemetery Listing

Alvenia Thibodeaux

I am an amateur genealogist presently researching my father's side of
the family which has its roots in Gueydan and Abbeville.  As I live in the
Washington DC area, I wanted to offer my services if you might need
information  from either the National Archives or Library of Congress.  I
can perform lookup services or obtain hardcopy portions of the census.
Perhaps even a few items that I may have overlooked.  Anyway I will assist
where I can. 

Stan Vincent