Bossier Parish was created in 1843 from Claiborne Parish. Bossier Parish, P. O. Box 369, Benton, LA 71006-039 Phone: (318) 965-2336 (area code may have changed) Par Clk has m, div, pro, civ ct, lnd & inquest rec from 1843
Caddo Parish was created in 1838 from Natchitoches Parish Caddo Parish, 501 Texas St., Shreveport, LA 71101-5476 Phone: (318) 226-6911 (area code may have changed) Par Clk has m, div, pro, civ ct, mtg & conveyance rec from 1835
The Department of Health and Human Resources, P. O. Box 60630, New Orleans, LA 70160 has records of births and deaths since 1914. Delayed registration of births since 1939 are also available. To verify current fees call 504-568-5175.
Source: Eighth Edition of the Handy Book for Genealogists