of the St John the Baptist Parish 1840 US Census was originally done
personal use and may contain errors. Some entries were difficult
or impossible to read. This listing should be considered as a guide for
further research in the microfilm.
does not indicate specific locations in the parish. The division
of the census listing into 4 parts was simply for my convenience in
the web pages. The microfilm makes no such divisions. The
seems to be rather disjointed with no apparent order for much of the
Most of the families in Parts 1 and 2 appear to be on the East Bank of
the river. The entry for St John the Baptist Catholic Church
is in Edgard on the West Bank is represented in Part 3 by the A. W.
entry. He is the priest assigned to the church. The end of
Part 4 is on the Eest Bank at the downriver portion of the parish.