Assumption Parish Louisiana
Welcome to Genealogy Trails!

Family History Research


Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

This site is available for adoption!

If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic webpage-making skills, consider joining us!
Get the details on our
Volunteer Page.
[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.]

If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways.
More information can be found on the
Volunteer Page.

We regret that we are unable to do personal research for anyone..

All data we come across will be added to this site.
We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make to this site

 Check your attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for our sites!!!

We would very much like to make you part of this project. 
If you have information that you'd like to share about any town, family, county or subject,
please send it to us and we'll make sure it gets posted to the right county. 

Types of Data We're Looking to Post Online
 Send transcribed biographies, obituaries, vital records, census records, newspaper gleanings, military records, or if you have walked cemeteries and have transcribed those names and dates, and any other type of data you think would be helpful to researchers

If you have data that you would like to have posted on this website, please Email US


Assumption Parish

Assumption Parish Map 

Assumption Parish was created by an act of the legislature of Orleans territory, as the 8th parish of the territory in 1807. Assumption; parish is named in honor of the festival of the assumption of the Virgin Mary. Assumption parish is watered by Bayou Lafourche. Its parish seat was called "courthouse" which later was renamed Napoleonville, by a french man who had served under Napoleon.

Founded 1807
Named for Assumption Roman Catholic Church
Seat: Napoleonville
Largest community: Pierre Part

Napoleonville is the sole incorporated community in the parish.

Census-designated Places
Belle Rose * Labadieville * Paincourtville * Pierre Part * Supreme

Assumption Parish Data




Census Records


County Records

County History

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records




Newspaper Data


Plantation Records

School Records

Wills/Probate Records



Submit an Obituary to Us

for any of our county sites.

Join our
Genealogy Trails Southern States
Mailing List
to get email notices when our county sites are updated.
For the Southern States of :

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi,
Alabama, Tennessee,

Surrounding Counties
Iberville Parish (north)
Ascension Parish (north)
St. James Parish (northeast)
Lafourche Parish (east)
Terrebonne Parish (southeast)
St. Mary Parish (southwest)
Iberia Parish (northwest)
St. Martin Parish (west)

Visit Genealogy Trails National Site


Copyright © Genealogy Trails
All data on this website is Copyright by Genealogy Trails with full rights reserved for original submitters.