Where To Write For Records


Vital Records

State of Louisiana
Department of Health and Hospitals
Office of Public Health
Vital Records Registry
P.O. Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160-0630

For Death Records Include:
Name at death
Date of death
City or parish at death
Your relationship to the deceased
A return address
A self-addressed stamped envelope
Include a check or money order payable to "Vital Records Registry"
(They do accept out of state checks)
Last time I wrote - 5.00 per certificate

For Birth Records Include:
Name at birth (first/middle/last)
Date of birth
Father's name
Mother's maiden name
Your relationship to the person
A return address to mail the record to
A self-addressed stamped envelope
A check or money order for 15.00 made out to "Vital Records Registry"


Birth records over 100 years old & Death records over 50 years old

Write to:
Louisiana State Archives
P.O. Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
Make your check payable to "Secretary of State."





Lafourche Parish Courthouse

Marriages begin in 1803 and Successions in 1794

Lafourche Parish Court House
Attn: Clerk of the Court
P.O. Box 818
Thibodaux, LA 70302-0818
1.10 per copy - make your check payable to "Lafourche Parish Clerk of the Court"



Copies of "old" Church Records


The Historical Research Center
205 Audubon Ave.
Thibodaux, LA 70301-3618
(504) 446-2383
Open Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays

They are the Catholic Archives of the Branch of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux for the church parishes of Terrebonne, Lafourche, and some of St. Mary Parishes.
Copies are 5.00 for certified and 3.00 if you're not picky.


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