DeSoto Parish Louisiana

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DeSoto Parish LA

Census Transcriptions


Use your browser's 'find' or 'search' function to search the linked pages.  Bear in mind that the condition of the census pages, the quality of the microfilming, and the handwriting & spelling used by the enumerators all affect the accuracy of the transcriptions.  Be sure and search for variant/partial spellings.  please e-mail any questions, comments, clarifications, etc. , or if you would like to help with the DeSoto Parish census transcription project.


1850 Free Enumeration

1850 Slave Enumeration

Foreign-Born Residents of DeSoto in 1850

Professions/Occupations as Shown in 1850 Census

1860 Free Enumeration

Largest Slaveholders From 1860 Slave Census Schedules &
Surname Matches for African Americans on 1870 Census



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Page Modified: 05 October 2022

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