The Genealogy collection is located at the
Parkview Branch Library
500 Grand Pre Boulevard
New Iberia, LA 70563
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Phone: (337) 364-7480
Get help finding the roots of your family tree on Wednesdays.
Mrs. Shirley Broussard, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Our volunteer will be in the Genealogy Room at the Parkview Branch Library and can assist you with any questions regarding the pursuit of your family heritage. Prior to your visit, please print and fill out the following form to better aid their search for information.
Online source of genealogical and historical information, consists of over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases. This database does not offer remote access. It must be used in the library.
Heritage Quest Online
With over 28,000 books currently available, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI™, Freedman’s Bank Records, Revolutionary War Pension Records, and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online is designed specifically for patrons in public libraries who are either just beginning their family research or who after years of work are still uncovering their past.
Additional Genealogy Resources
- Family Search
- USGENweb for Louisiana
- National Archives
- Bureau of Land Management: Search for land grants given to ancestors
- Public Records Online: Access to most state land and assessors records
- Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals – Office of Public Health – Vital Records for Birth and Death Certificates and Orleans Parish marriage certificates
- Louisiana State Archives
- Vital Records Information, United States
- Louisiana Parish Clerks of Court: Parish by parish listing of contact information for Louisiana Clerks of Court, which has marriage and divorce records, land records, probate, etc.
- Genealogy By State
- Bayou State Periodical Index: Searchable index of Louisiana periodicals from 1958 to present day.