Ouachita parish is located in north louisiana monroe and ouachita valley have a long and impressive history which dates several centuries prior to the official founding of or shy ganized government in 1783 it was during a pe shy riod when the vast territory west of the mississippi was a pawn of the spanish crown. Ouachita county was formed as one of 12 original counties formed by the orleans territory on april 10, 1805, dissolved into ouachita parish on march 31, 1807 warren parish was formed on march 20, 1811 from concordia parish, merged into concordia parish and ouachita parish in 1814. Largest schools in ouachita parish about this list explore the largest schools in your area based on student enrollment using data from the us department of education read more on how this ranking was calculated.
Ouachita parish court records - find out about all the private and public records, just click the link below and you can easily check background information online the department of health and senior services bureau of missouri vital is where these divorce records are stored in missouri. Ouachita parish was formed in 1805 and the parish seat is monroe it is known as the mother parish of all north east louisiana its name is taken from the ouachita native americans that lived in the area in early era. Ouachita parish's boundaries have changed 23 times during its history, mostly due to the formation of other parishes in the 19th century geography [ edit ] the ouachita river separates monroe from west monroe near the parish courthouse.
The ouachita river is named for the ouachita tribe, one of several historic tribes who lived along it others included the caddo, osage nation, tensa, chickasaw, and choctaw. Ouachita parish find ouachita parish louisiana historical societies historical societies provide information on the history and culture of a specific area, through the use of museum and library art exhibits and programs. One of the earliest known marriages in the parish was that of eleanor hook and abraham morehouse in september of 1799 eleanor hook was an orphan and a ward of charles dannemours in 1780, a primitive french settlement marked the beginning of the area then known as the ouachita settlement. Location of ouachita parish in louisiana this is a list of the national register of historic places listings in ouachita parish, louisiana this is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the national register of historic places in ouachita parish , louisiana , united states.
Ouachita parish school & education records us freedmen bureau records of field offices (1863-1878) digital images of labor contracts, letters, applications for rations, reports of abandoned land, reports of clothes and medicine issued, school reports, court trials, hospital records, employment records, complaints and more relating to refugees. Ouachita parish court records from the days of fort miro give an interesting look into the history of the court system in ouachita parish in the early days, the courts of justice met at various locations throughout the parish to serve the general convenience. Ouachita parish judicial records - find out about all the private and public records, just click the link below and you can easily check background information online with any type of background check, you can know everything about a person. Ouachita parish, la societies and family history resources what genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for ouachita parish, la a list of ouachita parish historical and genealogical societies, libraries, archives.
Ouachita parish was established march 31, 1807, with ft miro as the parish seat in 1819, the town's name was changed from ft miro to monroe the city of monroe and ouachita parish have continued to prosper. The past sheriffs of ouachita county not pictured are: hw ashley 1844-1846 gl grant 1849-1854 henry ross 1858-1866 r beauchamp 1869-1872 col paul lynch lee 1872-1882 av bragg 1882-1886 rf sale 1894-1898. Our mission the mission of the national association for the advancement of colored people is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. Parish profile name: the parish is named for the ouachita native american people parish seat: monroe statistical information the us census bureau provides statistical information for many areas links are provided to several key areas of commonly requested information for this parish.
Find an event in ouchita parish using the monroe chamber of commerce calendar. History of ouachita parish ouachita parish was the home to many succeeding native american groups in the thousands of years before european settlements began peoples of the marksville culture, troyville culture, coles creek culture and plaquemine culture built villages and mound sites throughout the area. Ouachita parish naacp has fought for changes over the years in 1924 the louisiana legislature passed a law making it illegal for citizens to be members of subversive organizations. Welcome to the ouachita parish clerk of court's office my staff and i appreciate your visit and hope to be of assistance to you my office is continuously updating and upgrading in order to better serve the public.