SURVEY COLLECTION

(Mss. 552, 743, 933, 936, 955, 961, 3301)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Revised 2009

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
LIST OF SURVEYS AND NAMES REPRESENTED ................................................................. 4
CONTAINER LIST ...................................................................................................................... 10

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SUMMARY

Size.

Geographic locations.

Louisiana

Inclusive dates.

1786-1928

Languages.

Spanish, English

Summary.

This collection consists of over 400 land surveys. Many of the surveys are of early Louisiana land grants, drawn by Spanish surveyors. Geographic areas include central, south, and southeastern Louisiana. They are arranged by Parishes and Districts.

Access restrictions.

None.

Reproduction note.

Copies must be made from microfilm.

Copyright.

Copyright of the original materials is retained by descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Citation.

Survey Collection, Mss. 552, 743, 933, 936, 955, 961, 3301, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack location.

E:106-107; OS:S, Mss. Mf.:S

LIST OF SURVEYS AND NAMES REPRESENTED

Survey

Names of places and claimants represented

Ascension Parish Surveys

1840-1928

45 items

Belle Alliance Plantation

Belle Helene Plantation

Belle Terre Plantation

Colomb, Christopher

Dugas, Paul

Gibson, Benajak

Jacobs, Aaron

LaPipe, Faubourg

Maginnis, A.A.

Morin, Michel

Mount Houmas Plantation

New Linwood Plantation

Perseverance Plantation

Riverside Plantation

Peytavin Plantation

St. Elizabeth Plantation

Southwood Plantation

Spain, William

Stella Plantation

Waterloo Plantation

Woodstock Plantation

Assumption Parish Surveys

1802-1907

7 items

Faussier, Joseph

Fernandez, Manuel, estate

Manassas Plantation

Thierry, Carlos

Attakapas Parish Surveys

1793-1808

43 items

Babin, Joseph

Beau, Donat

Beau, Pierre

Bell, Jean

Bouttet, Antoine

Bra Frimin

Broussard, Joseph

Broussard, Theodore

Castille, Joseph

Chevalier, Alexandre

Contamine, Sorel

De Blanc, Luis

De Clouet, Louis

De la Houssay, Luis

De Vezin, Carlos Olivier

Garrat, Joshua

Grevenbert, Francois

Guidry, Jean B.

Hebert, Anasthase

Hebert, Jean C.

Hebert, Jean L.

Hebert, Jean

Martin, Marie Babin

Mouton, Juan

Nezat, Pierre

Nickelson, Thomas

Pellerin, Eugenie

Pellerin, Marie Joseph

Robissau, Freme

Savoy, Juan

Sorel, Joseph

Strother, Arthur

Thibeaudo, Cirit

Trahan, Louis

Broussard, Claude

Broussard, Francois

Survey

Names of places and claimants represented

Avoyelles Parish Surveys

1794-1799

6 items

Cayle, Hugue

Clayton, James

Inrufty, Guillermo

Ruth, Benjamin

Wade, Richard

East Baton Rouge Parish Surveys

1788-1805

19 items

Amiot, Jean B.

Bahamonde, Joseph B.

Broussard, Elias

De Hoa, Joseph Antonio

De Lemos, Manuel Gayoso

Duplantier, Armand

Favrot, Pedro

Fridge, Jean

Hebert, Alexis

Joyce, Juan

Mollere, Joseph

Ricard, Basil

Wats, Estenan

Concordia Parish Surveys

1802

3 items

Vidal, Joseph

Vidal, Daniel

Feliciana Parish Surveys

1789-1799

30 items

Bingaman, Luis

Bourg, Pedro

Cochran, Roberto

Collins, Joshua

Degouten, Joseph D.

Donaldson, William

Dortch, Nathan

Duplantier, Armand

Earsey, Edward

Flower, Samuel

Higgins, Anne

Higgins, Bernard

Lysel, Jacob

Mayer, Frederico

Mills, John

Penrice, William

Presbitero, Francisco L.

Pintado, Vicente

Raoult, Santiago

Spain, Francisco

Stephens, William

Stuart, Guillermo

Thogmorton, Mordecai

Turnbull, Juan

Zememn, Henrique

West Feliciana Parish Surveys

1791-1795, 2 items

Dorth, John

Earsey, Edward

Survey

Names of places and claimants represented

Galveston District Surveys

1789-1797

3 items

Alman, John

LeBlanc, Joseph

Nicholson, Jacques

Iberville Parish Surveys

1790-1922

15 items

Allemania Plantation

Blake, William

Breaux, Joseph

Chelatre, Jacob

Clarmon, Pierre

Dardenne, Juan L.

Ellis, Richard

Herbert, John P.

LeBlanc, Pierre

LeBlanc, Juan

Nottaway Plantation

Sigur, Achille and Laurent

Voisin, Pedro

Lafourche Parish Surveys

1790-1803

14 items

Acosta, Lorenzo

Babin, Francisco

Berrenger, Marius

Blanchor, Elias

Daspit, Alexandro

Esteves, Domingo

Francisco, Hernandez

Giroir, Francisco

Guitros, Estevan

Jones, Evan

LeBlanc, Narcisse

Verret, Santiago

Lafourche (Interior) Parish Surveys

1825

1 item

Lafourche Parish

Landry, Jean

Leray, Julien

Morisco, Auguste

Guillott, Isidore

Guillott, Jean

Mobile District Surveys

1800

2 items

Collins, Joseph

Survey

Names of places and claimants represented

Natchitoches Parish Surveys

1791-1801, 1808-1837

76 items

Adly, John

Beson, Julian

Bonner, W.

Carcnave, Mitchelle

Estage, Bartelmy L.

Fantinoc, Madame Vauve

Lecour, Atanas

Paillette, John B.J.

Pavie, Charles

Pontattion, Margaret

Rambine, Andrew

Rouquier, Francis

St. Andrews, Jack

Sibley, John

Tauzin, Joseph

Trist, John Baptist

Opelousas Parish Surveys

1788-1821

51 items

Armand, Joseph

Bailley, Laurent

Bello, Martin D.

Bourdelong, Pierre

Breedem, Michel

Cadet, Nicolas L.

Dejean, Bartholomew

DelaFosse, Louis

De Villars, Louis

Duplessis, Francois A.

Dupre, Antoine

Dupres, Jacques

Duralde, Martin

Figuron, Jean B.

Fontenau, Joseph

Fontenau, Michael

Fontenau, Louis

Harmon, Jacob

Jannis, Michel

Leonard, Jean

Lorrin, Baptiste

Meich, Andre

Milan, Phillip

Miller, George

Miller, Jacob

Poiret, Joseph C.

Pont, Joseph A.

Raytors, Michael

Richards, Pierre

Roquigne, Cecile

Roze, Francois

Stelly, Francois

Thiery, Joseph

Tyson, Jean

Voible, Joseph

Wikoff, Etienne

Wikoff, Francisco

Wikoff, Guilliam

Wikoff, Manuel

Orleans Parish Surveys

1791-1820

10 items

Beaulieu, Joseph

Conway, Morice

Delery, Francisco

Fleurian, Carlos J.B.

Zamora, Joseph

Survey

Names of places and claimants represented

Ouachita Parish Survey

1799

1 item

Morehouse, Abraham

Plaquemines Parish Survey

undated

1 item

Fairview Plantation

Pointe Coupee Parish Surveys

1786-1791

24 items

Alin, Augustin

Beard, Christopher

Beauvais, Juan B.

Decuir, Antonio

Dubois, Francisco

Fabre, Pierre

Farar, Ann F.

Farar, Benjamin

Gaillard, Isaac

Gaillard, Margaret

Olino, George

Quarrel, Robert

Samson, Francisco

Savage, Ann

Vansang, Joseph

Rapides Parish Survey

1789-1802

51 items

Archinard, Ceasar

Baillio, Sostaine

Bellion, Peter

Brewster, James

Brown, William

Collins, Juan

Collins, Luke

Collins, Theophilius

Collins, Thomas

Collins, William P.

Coyle, Hugh

Cuny, Richard

Fay, Edmond

Greenwell, Gerry

Grobb, Benjamin

Hempfield, John

Homes, Joseph

Jeune, Sarah

Kimplin, Nicolas

Lea, Lewis T.

Lear, James

Lum, John

Lynn, John

Maguire, John

Mellion, Ennemond

Miller, William

Mulligan, Laurence

Patarveyn, Dur

Porter, Samuel

Rufty, John

Smith, Richard

Tippid, Stephen

Vix, John

Welsh, Thomas

Wells, Samuel L.

Wells, Stephen L.

Wells, Willing

Survey

Names of places and claimants represented

St. Bernard Parish Surveys

1792

11 items

Bienes, Antonio

De Laronde, Pedro L.

Fouquet, Juan

Gonzales, Sebastian

Leonard, Juan B.

Morales, Antonio

Poession, Guillermo

Sanchez, Gaspar

Wiltz, Lorenzo

St. Charles Parish Survey

1799

1 item

Masicot, Santiago

St. Helena Parish Survey

1806, 1 item

Lea, James

St. James Parish Surveys

1875-1912

11 items

Gaudet, Dausin

Home Place Plantation

Houma Point Plantation

Salsburg, Faustina

Wilton Plantation

St. Landry Parish Surveys

1862

1 survey returned to St. Landry Parish Papers

St. Tammany Parish Surveys, 1786-1806

undated

Jeun, Dominique

Parent, Charles

Smith, Samuel

Southeastern District Surveys

1789-1906

LeGrange, Henry

Green, Thomas Marston

Harrison, James

Poirrier, Marguerite

St. Amant, Pedro

Sides, Adam

Terriot, John

CONTAINER LIST

Stack Location

Box

Folder

Contents

E:106

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1-4

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Ascension Parish Surveys, 1851, 1873, 1874, undated.

Assumption Parish Surveys, 1802, undated.

Attakapas Parish Surveys, 1793-1808.

Avoyelles Parish Surveys, 1794-1799.

Baton Rouge Parish Surveys, 1788-1805.

E:107

2

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

Concordia Parish Surveys, 1802.

Feliciana Parish Surveys, 1789-1799.

Galveston District Surveys, 1789-1797.

Iberville Parish Surveys, 1790-1922.

Lafourche (interior) Parish Survey, 1825.

Lafourche Parish Surveys, 1790-1803.

Mobile District Surveys, 1800.

Natchitoches Parish Surveys, 1791-1801, 1808-1837.

E:108

3

17

18

19

20

21

22

Opelousas Parish Surveys, 1788-1821.

Orleans Parish Surveys, 1791-1820.

Ouachita Parish Survey, 1799.

Plaquemine Parish Survey, undated.

Pointe Coupee Parish Surveys, 1786-1791.

Rapides Parish Survey, 1789-1802.

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23

24

25

25

27

28

29

30

St. Bernard Parish Surveys, 1792.

St. Charles Parish Survey, 1799.

St. Helena Parish Survey, 1806.

St. James Parish Surveys, 1875-1912.

St. Landry Parish Surveys, 1862.

St. Tammany Parish Surveys, 1786-1806, undated.

Southeastern District Surveys, 1789-1906.

West Feliciana District, 1791-1795.

Stack Location

Box

Folders

Contents

OS:S

1

Ascension Parish 1840-1928, undated.

Assumption Parish, 1877-1907, undated.

2

Feliciana Parish.

Iberville Parish.

Lafourche Parish.

Natchitoches Parish.

Orleans Parish.

Opelousas Parish.

Plaquemines Parish.

Rapides Parish.

St. James Parish.

Southeastern District.

OS:S

1

Ascension Parish blueprints,1877-1922.

2

Ascension Parish 1878-1928.

3

Assumption Parish:

Manuel Fernandez estate, undated.

4

Plaquemines Parish:

Fairview Plantation, undated.

St. James Parish:

Houma Point Plantation, 1875.

Home Place Plantation, 1885.

Southeastern District:

Township map T9R4, undated.

Greenburg District township map-T8SR4E,

undated.