Parish was formed on March 22,
1822 from Lafourche Parish. The
name is derived from Terre Bonne
meaning "Good Earth".
The parish seat is Houma and was
founded in 1834. It is the
second largest parish in Louisiana
in terms of land area.
of Mexico (south)
to this Louisiana Genealogy Trails
name is Janice,
and I am your host for
Louisiana. If you would like
to submit data for this site,
me with your submissions.
Happy Trails to you on your quest
for your ancestors.
This is a new site, fashioned
after our successful Illinois
and we hope to soon add data here
that can help Louisiana
researchers as much as we've been
able to help our Illinois
researchers. Though I was born and
raised in Terrebonne Parish, I no
longer live there so with your
help we can make this site grow.
If you would like to donate
information please email me, Janice
and I will post your information.
If you would like to
volunteer to host a
parish website. If you can
make a basic webpage, and you have
a desire to transcribe data for
the free use of all researchers,
we can use your talents!
Review our Volunteer
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