New Orleans Genealogy Links

    history LINKS

Links to genealogical and historical sources
on the people and places
of New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans riverfront
circa 1852

The purpose of this website is to offer links to key information sources for genealogists and historians, especially related to 19th-century New Orleans. Suggestions for corrections and addtions are invited.

Essential free websites
     Websites maintained by the Louisiana Division of the New Orleans Public Library:
          Genealogical Materials . . . in the Louisiana Division and City Archives
          Louisiana Division -- City Archives and Special Collections
     The USGenWeb Archives Project:
          Orleans Parish, Louisiana (with search engine)
           Historical Records Collection (Louisiana and New Orleans records)

Vital Records
     Birth records
     Marriage records
     Death records

     Links to obituaries in New Orleans newspapers

     Links to New Orleans newspapers

Church Records
     Church records of New Orleans, Louisiana

Cemetery Records
     Links to cemetery records and their availability online and elsewhere.

City Directories
City Directories of New Orleans, Louisiana
A summary of city directories of New Orleans and their availability online and elsewhere.

Maps and related information
     Historical Maps and Panoramas of New Orleans
          A collection of links to a variety of maps, panoramas, and other useful websites
     on the streets, wards, and geographic features of New Orleans.

Historical photographs and illustrations
     Photographs, postcards, and other 19th and 20th century images.

. . . and more topics to come

            Suggestions for corrections and additions can be sent to:
            norm_hellmers @

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