Louisiana Death Certificate
Louisiana Department of Health
Vital Records Registry
Office of Public Health
325 Loyola Avenue
P.O. Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160
Tel: 504-568-5150 504- 568-5152 (automated)
Fax: 504-568-5391 (To order copies by fax)
- Louisiana Death Index 1911-1956 (may not work with some browsers) from the Louisiana Secretary of State; includes some earlier entries
- Louisiana Statewide Death Index 1900-1949 (requires payment - part of an Ancestry subscription)
- Louisiana Obituaries Archive - Recent (you can obtain copies of individual obituaries online for a small fee) includes...
- Alexandria Daily Town Talk (3/29/1999-Current)
- Baton Rouge Advocate (1/1/1986-Current)
- Lafayette Daily Advertiser (11/5/2001-Current)
- Monroe News-Star (2/17/1999-Current)
- New Orleans Times-Picayune (1/14/1989-Current)
- Opelousas Daily World (2/9/2004-Current)
- Shreveport Times - Caddo Parish (1/6/1999-Current)
- East Baton Rouge Parish...
- Baton Rouge Newspapers Obituaries Index 1952-1959 & 1980-1991
- Baton Rouge Advocate Obituaries Archive 1986-Current (requires payment - you can obtain copies of individual obituaries online)
- New Orleans, Orleans Parish & Jefferson Parish...
- New Orleans, Louisiana Death Records Index, 1804-1949 (requires payment)
- New Orleans Death Index 1804-1915
- Louisiana Biography & Obituary Index 1804-1972 (not yet complete)
- New Orleans Death Index 1837-1857 & 1870 from the Daily Picayune
- Orleans Parish Probate Index 1805-1846
- Jefferson Parish Library Times-Picayune Obituary Notices Index 1972-1978
- New Orleans Times-Picayune Obituaries Index 1994-July 2003 from the Jefferson Genealogical Society
- New Orleans Times-Picayune Obituaries Archive 1/14/1989-Current (requires payment - you can obtain copies of individual obituaries online)
- New Orleans Cemeteries...
- Tombstone Transcription Project - Orleans Parish
- St. Louis Cemetery Number 1
- Historic New Orleans Cemetery Lafayette #1
- Washington Parish...
- Washington Parish Obituaries Indexes - includes Franklinton & Bogalusa Newspapers downloadable Word documents
- Also... Louisiana Genealogy Databases at Ancestry (requires payment) includes census, military & vital records, plus newspapers & city directories