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March 26, 1842 -


ASSUMPTION gained from ASCENSION. (La. Acts 1841, 15th Leg., 2nd sess., p. 514)

February 03, 1841 - March 26, 1842


ASSUMPTION gained from ASCENSION. (La. Acts 1841, 15th Leg., 1st sess., p. 7)

April 14, 1807 - February 03, 1841


ASSUMPTION created within Lafourche County. The creation of parishes did not abolish the 12 counties established on 10 Apr 1805. The counties existed for taxing and electoral purposes, while parishes took over jurisdiction of judicial matters. (Orleans Terr. Acts 1807, 1st. Leg., 2nd sess., ch. 1, sec. 9/ p. 12; Calhoun, 85-93)

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