Welcome to the Louisiana Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the Louisiana obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in Louisiana, then please follow the following steps:


1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of Louisiana.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Search Tools and Resources

Instruction for obtaining a copy of a Louisiana Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the Louisiana Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for Louisiana

Event: Death

Cost of copy: $7.50

Office of Public Health
Vital Records Registry
P.O. Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160

Remarks: State office has records for 50 years past the date of death. Death records are confidential for the first 50 years.

Older records are available through the Louisiana State Archives, P.O. Box 94125, Baton Rouge, LA 70804.

Directory of Louisiana Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of Louisiana Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access Louisiana Newspapers.
Surname Meanings Database


Louisiana Cemetery Inscriptions Search Engine
Miscellaneous Parishes Obituary Search Engine
Louisiana Obituary and Death Notices Archive
Louisiana Obituary and Death Notices Collection
Honor Students Archive - Louisiana Students
Louisiana Public Record Search (Non-genealogy)
Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-49 (Ancestry)
Southern States Obituary Search Engine
World Wedding Bells Thru 1899
Southeastern Genealogical Research

Acadia Parish

Acadia Parish 1985 Obituary Index198819891990
Acadia Parish Archives

Allen Parish

Allen Parish Cemetery Inscriptions

Ascension Parish

Abstracted Obituaries from The Advocate Part 2Part 3
Ascension Parish Archives
Request A Lookup From Linda

Assumption Parish

The Daily Review

Avoyelles Parish

Avoyelles Parish Obituaries
Cushman Cemetery Inscriptions

Beauregard Parish

Beauregard Parish Obituaries
Beauregard Parish Cemetery Inscriptions

Bienville Parish

Bienville Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Bienville Parish Marriages

Bossier Parish

Bossier Parish Obituaries
Cottage Grove Cemetery Inscriptions
Hamiter Cemetery Inscriptions
Salem Cemetery Inscriptions

Caddo Parish

Caddo Paris Obituary Search Engine
Shreveport Times Obituaries
Caddo Parish Obituaries
Caddo Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Caddo Parish Death Certificates
Osborn Funeral Home Obituaries

Calcasieu Parish

Calcasieu Parish Obituary Search Engine
Lake Charles American Press
Calcasieu Parish Obituaries
Calcasieu Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Calcasieu Parish Marriage Index Females 1910-1963Males

Caldwell Parish

Caldwell Parish Archives

Cameron Parish

Cameron Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Cameron Parish Marriages - Brides 1874-1883Grooms

Catahoula Parish

Catahoula Parish Cemetery Inscriptions

Claiborne Parish

AA Cemetery Inscriptions
Gee Historical Cemetery Inscriptions
Colquitt Cemetery Inscriptions

Concordia Parish

Concordia Parish Obituaries
Concordia Parish Freedmen Marriage Certificate Returns

DeSoto Parish

DeSoto Parish Obituaries
DeSoto Parish Obituaries
DeSoto Parish Death Certificates
DeSoto Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
DeSoto Parish Marriages

East Baton Rouge Parish

Advocate Online
Baton Rouge Area Obituary Index Search Engine
East Baton Rouge Parish Obituaries
East Baton Rouge Parish Death Certificates
Baton Rouge Gazette Extracts 1827-1841
East Baton Rouge Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Baton Rouge National Cemetery Inscriptions
Request A Lookup From Linda

East Carroll Parish

East Carroll Parish Marriages

East Feliciana Parish

East Feliciana Parish Obituaries
East Feliciana Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
East Feliciana Parish Marriages

Evangeline Parish

Evangeline Parish Obituaries
Evangeline Parish Cemetery Inscriptions

Franklin Parish

Franklin Parish Obituaries
Franklin Parish Marriages
Franklin Parish Cemetery Inscriptions

Grant Parish

Grant Parish Obituaries
Grant Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Bethel Cemetery Inscriptions
Grant Parish Marriages

Iberia Parish

The Daily Iberian
Richardson Family Cemetery Inscriptions
Iberia Parish Archives

Iberville Parish

Iberville Parish Archives

Jackson Parish

Jackson Independent
Jackson Parish Obituaries
Jackson Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Chatham Cemetery Inscriptions
Jackson Parish Marriages

Jefferson Parish

Jefferson Parish Obituaries
Jefferson Parish Deaths
New Orleans, LA Marriage Records Index, 1831-1920
Jefferson Parish Marriages
Grand Isle Cemetery Inscriptions
Jefferson County Cemetery Inscriptions

Jefferson Davis Parish

Jefferson Davis Parish Obituaries (Text files)
Jefferson Davis Parish Cemetery Inscriptions

Lafayette Parish

Lafayette Parish Obituary Search Engine
Acadiana Now
Lafayette Parish Archives

Lafourche Parish

Daily Comet
Lafourche Parish Archives

LaSalle Parish

LaSalle Parish Obituaries
LaSalle Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
LaSalle Parish Marriages
LaSalle Parish Births

Lincoln Parish

Lincoln Parish Obituaries
Lincoln Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Lincoln Parish Marriages

Livingston Parish

Livingston Parish News Obituaries
Livingston Parish Obituaries
Livingston Parish Obituary Archive
Livingston Parish Cemeteries A-M Inscriptions
Livingston Parish Cemeteries N-Z Inscriptions
Livingston Parish Marriages

Madison Parish

Madison Parish Archives

Morehouse Parish

Morehouse Parish Archives

Natchitoches Parish

Rootsweb - Natchitoches Parish Obituary Forum
Natchitoches Parish Obituaries
Natchitoches Parish Death Certificates
Natchitoches Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Natchitoches Parish Marriages
Natchitoches Baptism & Birth Records

Orleans Parish

New Orleans Death Records Search Engine
New Orleans, LA Marriage Records Index, 1831-1920
New Orleans, 1820-1850 Passenger and Immigration Lists
New Orleans Deaths, 1840-1970
Orleans Parish Obituaries
New Orleans Birth Records Search Engine
New Orleans Death Index Daily Picayune 1837-1857; 1870
Orleans Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Orleans Parish Marriages & Divorces
St. Louis Cemetery Photos

Ouachita Parish

Ouachita Parish Obituary Search Engine
Monroe Free Press - African-American Deaths
Monroe News-Star (SueLynn's Collection)
Ouachita Parish Obituaries
Ouachita Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Ouachita Parish Marriages

Plaquemines Parish

Plaquemines Parish Obituaries
Plaquemines Parish Archives

Pointe Coupee Parish

Pointe Coupee Parish Obituaries Part 1Part 2
Pointe Coupee Parish Archives

Rapides Parish

Alexandria Daily Town Talk
Rapides Parish Obituaries
Central Louisiana Obituaries
Rapides Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Rapides Parish Marriages

Red River Parish

Red River Parish Archives

Richland Parish

Richland Parish Obituaries
Richland Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Richland Parish Marriages

Sabine Parish

Sabine Parish Obituary Search Engine
Sabine Parish Obituaries
Sabine Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Sabine Parish Marriages

St. Bernard Parish

St. Bernard Parish Archives
Chalmette National Cemetery Inscriptions (Civil War)

St. Charles Parish

L'Observateur(scroll to "Obituaries"; change date in URL as needed)
St. Charles Parish Obituaries FTP Folder
Holy Rosary Cemetery Inscriptions
St. Charles Parish Archives

St. Helena Parish

St. Helena Parish Obituaries
St. Helena Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
St. Helena Parish Marriages

St. James Parish

L'Observateur(scroll to "Obituaries"; change date in URL as needed)
St. James Parish Archives
St. James Parish Obituaries
St. James Parish Cemetery Inscriptions

St. John the Baptist Parish

L'Observateur(scroll to "Obituaries"; change date in URL as needed)
St. John Memorial Gardens Cemetery Inscriptions
St. John the Baptist Parish Archives
St. John the Baptist Cemetery Inscriptions

St. Landry Parish

The Daily World
St. Landry Parish Obituaries
St. Landry Parish Coroner's Inquest Book 1906-1909
St. Landry Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
St. Landry Parish Marriages

St. Martin Parish

St. Martin Parish Archives

St. Mary Parish

St. Mary Parish Obituaries
St. Mary Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
The Daily Review Online

St. Tammany Parish

Tamnet - Temporarily Down
St. Tammany Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
St. Tammany Parish Marriages

Tangipahoa Parish

Tangipahoa Parish Obituary Search Engine
Daily Star Obituary Search
Tangipahoa Parish Archives

Tensas Parish

Tensas Parish Archives

Terrebonne Parish

Terrebonne Parish Obituary Search Engine
Early Deaths from the Houma Courier 1892-1940
Houma Courier Today Obituary Search Engine
Terrebonne Parish Obituaries
Terrebonne Parish Births - 1998
Terrebonne Parish Marriages - 1998
Terrebonne Parish Engagements - 1998
Houma Obituaries Archive

Union Parish

Union Parish Archives

Vermilion Parish

Vermilion Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Vermilion Parish Marriages

Vernon Parish

Vernon Parish Obituaries
Vernon Parish Cemetery Inscriptions

Washington Parish

Washington Parish Obituary Search Engine
The Daily News (click on "News", then scroll down to Obits)
Washington Parish Obituaries
Washington Parish Marriages

Webster Parish

Minden Press-Herald Current Obituaries
Minden Press-Herald 2002 Obituaries
Webster Parish Archives

West Baton Rouge Parish

West Baton Rouge Parish Obituaries
West Baton Rouge Parish Archives
Westside Journal - Archives

West Carroll Parish

West Carroll Parish Obituaries
West Carroll Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
West Carroll Parish Marriages

West Feliciana Parish

West Feliciana Parish Obituaries
West Feliciana Parish Archives
West Feliciana Cemetery Inscriptions
Spillman Cemetery Inscriptions
Ferguson Cemetery Inscriptions

Winn Parish

Winn Parish Obituaries
Winn Parish Cemetery Inscriptions
Winn Parish Marriages

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