Jennings Carnegie Public Library

Genealogy Collections

The Jennings Carnegie Public Library has a large selection of both regional and national books to aid the genealogist in tracing family history.

The Library has the following in its genealogical collection:

Father Hebert Southwest Louisiana Records, Vols 1 - 47 (1756-1915)

Gary Collection: South Louisiana Records, Vols 1 - 10 (1794-1899)

Gary Collection: Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Vols 1-14 (1707-1879)

Archdiocese of New Orleans Sacramental Records, Vols 1-16 (1718-1825)

Dictionaire Genealogique des Familles Canadiennes, Vols. 1-8, with supplement to set (in French only)

Arsenault's Histoire et Genealogue des Acadiens, Vols.1-6 (in French only)

Genealogy records by State, Parish and Families

Cemetery, Marriage, and Birth Records - Jennings and surrounding areas

Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers

Census Records (in microfilm and book formats)

Microfilm: Jennings Daily News, 1894-present

Jennings City Directories, 1937 & 1938 aand 19540 Present

Jeff Davis Parish Registration Records