Online Louisiana Death Records Indexes
Louisiana Death Records Indexes, Obituaries and Cemeteries by Parish
- Beauregard Parish - see "Assorted Louisiana Cemetery Burial Lists" below
- Caddo Parish: Oakland Cemetery Burials (in Shreveport)
- Caddo Parish: City of Shreveport Cemeteries Database may not work with some browsers; includes: Greenwood Cemetery, Jewella Cemetery, Oakland Cemetery and Star Cemetery
- Calcasieu Parish Public Library Obituaries Index from the Lake Charles American Press newspaper
- East Baton Rouge Parish...
- Grant Parish: Liberty Chapel Cemetery Burials (in Williana)
- Orleans Parish and New Orleans...
- New Orleans, Louisiana Death Records Index, 1804-1964 (at Ancestry/requires payment)
- Orleans Parish Death Records and Certificates, 1835-1954 from FamilySearch; some entries include images of the records
- Orleans Parish GenWeb Genealogy Archives includes:
- New Orleans Death Index, 1804-1915
- New Orleans Times-Picayune Obituary Indexes (for various years; some years incomplete)
- Also has indexes for births, marriages and other items
- Orleans Parish Vital Records, 1905-1913, 1955-1963 from FamilySearch; includes births from 1905-1913, marriages for 1960, and deaths from 1955-1963; index and text-based results are available online; digital images of the records can be viewed at some LDS Family History Centers
- Louisiana Biography and New Orleans Obituary Index, 1804-1972 "references obituaries and death notices published in New Orleans newspapers from 1804-1972 and biographical information published in older Louisiana collective biographies"
- New Orleans Times-Picayune Obituaries Archive, 1/14/1989-Current (you can obtain copies of individual obituaries online for a fee)
- Jefferson Parish Library Times-Picayune Obituary Notices Index, 1972-1978
- Orleans Parish Probate Index, 1805-1846
- New Orleans Cemeteries...
- Washington Parish Obituaries Indexes - includes Franklinton and Bogalusa Newspapers
Ordering Louisiana Vital Records (fees and restrictions apply)
Other Helpful Louisiana Resources
- Southwest Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1840-1906 (at Ancestry/requires payment) For these parishes: Calcasieu, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermillion. Most of the records indexed are for the years 1861-1865, 1873-1876, and 1879-1882. Coverage varies by parish.
- Louisiana, Tombstone Inscriptions, 1812-1970 at FamilySearch for assorted cemeteries in Louisiana; coverage varies by parish and cemetery
- Assorted Louisiana Cemetery Burial Lists Includes some (mostly small) cemeteries in Acadia Parish (1); Allen Parish (4); Ascension Parish (1); Beauregard Parish (several); Evangeline Parish (1); and St. John the Baptist Parish (4).