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''[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Alabama_Genealogy|Alabama]]''  
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Guide to '''Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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Spanish explorers are believed to have arrived at Mobile Bay in 1519, and the territory was visited in 1540 by the explorer Hernando de Soto. The first permanent European settlement in Alabama was founded by the French at Fort Louis de la Mobile in 1702. The British gained control of the area in 1763 by the Treaty of Paris, but had to cede almost all the Alabama region to the U.S. and Spain after the American Revolution. The Confederacy was founded at Montgomery in February 1861, and, for a time, the city was the Confederate capital.  
 
Spanish explorers are believed to have arrived at Mobile Bay in 1519, and the territory was visited in 1540 by the explorer Hernando de Soto. The first permanent European settlement in Alabama was founded by the French at Fort Louis de la Mobile in 1702. The British gained control of the area in 1763 by the Treaty of Paris, but had to cede almost all the Alabama region to the U.S. and Spain after the American Revolution. The Confederacy was founded at Montgomery in February 1861, and, for a time, the city was the Confederate capital.  
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'''1. [[How to Find Alabama Birth Records|Birth Information]]<br>2. [[How to Find Alabama Marriage Records|Marriage Information]]<br>3. [[How to Find Alabama Death Records|Death Information]]'''
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=== Counties  ===
 
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*[[Autauga County, Alabama|Autauga]]  
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*[[Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy|Autauga]]  
*[[Baldwin County, Alabama|Baldwin]]  
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*[[Baldwin County, Alabama Genealogy|Baldwin]]  
*[[Barbour County, Alabama|Barbour]]  
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*[[Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy|Barbour]]  
*[[Bibb County, Alabama|Bibb]]  
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*[[Bibb County, Alabama Genealogy|Bibb]]  
*[[Blount County, Alabama|Blount]]  
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*[[Blount County, Alabama Genealogy|Blount]]  
*[[Bullock County, Alabama|Bullock]]  
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*[[Bullock County, Alabama Genealogy|Bullock]]  
*[[Butler County, Alabama|Butler]]  
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*[[Butler County, Alabama Genealogy|Butler]]  
*[[Calhoun County, Alabama|Calhoun]]  
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*[[Calhoun County, Alabama Genealogy|Calhoun]]  
*[[Chambers County, Alabama|Chambers]]  
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*[[Chambers County, Alabama Genealogy|Chambers]]  
*[[Cherokee County, Alabama|Cherokee]]  
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*[[Cherokee County, Alabama Genealogy|Cherokee]]  
*[[Chilton County, Alabama|Chilton]]  
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*[[Chilton County, Alabama Genealogy|Chilton]]  
*[[Choctaw County, Alabama|Choctaw]]  
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*[[Choctaw County, Alabama Genealogy|Choctaw]]  
*[[Clarke County, Alabama|Clarke]]  
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*[[Clarke County, Alabama Genealogy|Clarke]]  
*[[Clay County, Alabama|Clay]]  
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*[[Clay County, Alabama Genealogy|Clay]]  
*[[Cleburne County, Alabama|Cleburne]]  
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*[[Cleburne County, Alabama Genealogy|Cleburne]]  
*[[Coffee County, Alabama|Coffee]]  
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*[[Coffee County, Alabama Genealogy|Coffee]]  
*[[Colbert County, Alabama|Colbert]]
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*[[Colbert County, Alabama Genealogy|Colbert]]
  
 
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*[[Conecuh County, Alabama|Conecuh]]  
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*[[Conecuh County, Alabama Genealogy|Conecuh]]  
*[[Coosa County, Alabama|Coosa]]  
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*[[Coosa County, Alabama Genealogy|Coosa]]  
*[[Covington County, Alabama|Covington]]  
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*[[Covington County, Alabama Genealogy|Covington]]  
*[[Crenshaw County, Alabama|Crenshaw]]  
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*[[Crenshaw County, Alabama Genealogy|Crenshaw]]  
*[[Cullman County, Alabama|Cullman]]  
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*[[Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy|Cullman]]  
*[[Dale County, Alabama|Dale]]  
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*[[Dale County, Alabama Genealogy|Dale]]  
*[[Dallas County, Alabama|Dallas]]  
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*[[Dallas County, Alabama Genealogy|Dallas]]  
*[[DeKalb County, Alabama|DeKalb]]  
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*[[DeKalb County, Alabama Genealogy|DeKalb]]  
*[[Elmore County, Alabama|Elmore]]  
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*[[Elmore County, Alabama Genealogy|Elmore]]  
*[[Escambia County, Alabama|Escambia]]  
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*[[Escambia County, Alabama Genealogy|Escambia]]  
*[[Etowah County, Alabama|Etowah]]  
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*[[Etowah County, Alabama Genealogy|Etowah]]  
*[[Fayette County, Alabama|Fayette]]  
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*[[Fayette County, Alabama Genealogy|Fayette]]  
*[[Franklin County, Alabama|Franklin]]  
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*[[Franklin County, Alabama Genealogy|Franklin]]  
*[[Geneva County, Alabama|Geneva]]  
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*[[Geneva County, Alabama Genealogy|Geneva]]  
*[[Greene County, Alabama|Greene]]  
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*[[Greene County, Alabama Genealogy|Greene]]  
*[[Hale County, Alabama|Hale]]  
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*[[Hale County, Alabama Genealogy|Hale]]  
*[[Henry County, Alabama|Henry]]
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*[[Henry County, Alabama Genealogy|Henry]]
  
 
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*[[Houston County, Alabama|Houston]]  
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*[[Houston County, Alabama Genealogy|Houston]]  
*[[Jackson County, Alabama|Jackson]]  
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*[[Jackson County, Alabama Genealogy|Jackson]]  
*[[Jefferson County, Alabama|Jefferson]]  
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*[[Jefferson County, Alabama Genealogy|Jefferson]]  
*[[Lamar County, Alabama|Lamar]]  
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*[[Lamar County, Alabama Genealogy|Lamar]]  
*[[Lauderdale County, Alabama|Lauderdale]]  
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*[[Lauderdale County, Alabama Genealogy|Lauderdale]]  
*[[Lawrence County, Alabama|Lawrence]]  
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*[[Lawrence County, Alabama Genealogy|Lawrence]]  
*[[Lee County, Alabama|Lee]]  
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*[[Lee County, Alabama Genealogy|Lee]]  
*[[Limestone County, Alabama|Limestone]]  
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*[[Limestone County, Alabama Genealogy|Limestone]]  
*[[Lowndes County, Alabama|Lowndes]]  
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*[[Lowndes County, Alabama Genealogy|Lowndes]]  
*[[Macon County, Alabama|Macon]]  
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*[[Macon County, Alabama Genealogy|Macon]]  
*[[Madison County, Alabama|Madison]]  
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*[[Madison County, Alabama Genealogy|Madison]]  
*[[Marengo County, Alabama|Marengo]]  
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*[[Marengo County, Alabama Genealogy|Marengo]]  
*[[Marion County, Alabama|Marion]]  
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*[[Marion County, Alabama Genealogy|Marion]]  
*[[Marshall County, Alabama|Marshall]]  
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*[[Marshall County, Alabama Genealogy|Marshall]]  
*[[Mobile County, Alabama|Mobile]]  
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*[[Mobile County, Alabama Genealogy|Mobile]]  
*[[Monroe County, Alabama|Monroe]]  
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*[[Monroe County, Alabama Genealogy|Monroe]]  
*[[Montgomery County, Alabama|Montgomery]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Alabama Genealogy|Montgomery]]
  
 
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*[[Morgan County, Alabama|Morgan]]  
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*[[Morgan County, Alabama Genealogy|Morgan]]  
*[[Perry County, Alabama|Perry]]  
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*[[Perry County, Alabama Genealogy|Perry]]  
*[[Pickens County, Alabama|Pickens]]  
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*[[Pickens County, Alabama Genealogy|Pickens]]  
*[[Pike County, Alabama|Pike]]  
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*[[Pike County, Alabama Genealogy|Pike]]  
*[[Randolph County, Alabama|Randolph]]  
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*[[Randolph County, Alabama Genealogy|Randolph]]  
*[[Russell County, Alabama|Russell]]  
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*[[Russell County, Alabama Genealogy|Russell]]  
*[[Shelby County, Alabama|Shelby]]  
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*[[Shelby County, Alabama Genealogy|Shelby]]  
*[[St. Clair County, Alabama|St. Clair]]  
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*[[St. Clair County, Alabama Genealogy|St. Clair]]  
*[[Sumter County, Alabama|Sumter]]  
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*[[Sumter County, Alabama Genealogy|Sumter]]  
*[[Talladega County, Alabama|Talladega]]  
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*[[Talladega County, Alabama Genealogy|Talladega]]  
*[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama|Tallapoosa]]  
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*[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy|Tallapoosa]]  
*[[Tuscaloosa County, Alabama|Tuscaloosa]]  
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*[[Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Genealogy|Tuscaloosa]]  
*[[Walker County, Alabama|Walker]]  
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*[[Walker County, Alabama Genealogy|Walker]]  
*[[Washington County, Alabama|Washington]]  
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*[[Washington County, Alabama Genealogy|Washington]]  
*[[Wilcox County, Alabama|Wilcox]]  
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*[[Wilcox County, Alabama Genealogy|Wilcox]]  
*[[Winston County, Alabama|Winston]]
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*[[Winston County, Alabama Genealogy|Winston]]
  
 
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Baine County, Alabama|Baine]] | [[Baker County, Alabama|Baker]] | [[Benton County, Alabama|Benton]] | [[Cabela County, Alabama|Cabela]] | [[Cotaco County, Alabama|Cotaco]] | [[Decatur County, Alabama|Decatur]] | [[Hancock County, Alabama|Hancock]] | [[Jones County, Alabama|Jones]] | [[Sanford County, Alabama|Sanford]]  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Baine County, Alabama Genealogy|Baine]] | [[Baker County, Alabama Genealogy|Baker]] | [[Benton County, Alabama Genealogy|Benton]] | [[Cabela County, Alabama Genealogy|Cabela]] | [[Cotaco County, Alabama Genealogy|Cotaco]] | [[Decatur County, Alabama Genealogy|Decatur]] | [[Hancock County, Alabama Genealogy|Hancock]] | [[Jones County, Alabama Genealogy|Jones]] | [[Sanford County, Alabama Genealogy|Sanford]]  
  
 
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[[Alabama-Chickasaw Trail]]{{·}} [[Alabama, Choctaw and Natchez Trail]]{{·}} [[Alabama and Mobile Road]]{{·}} [[Chattanooga-Willstown Road]]{{·}} [[Coosa-Tugaloo Indian Warpath]]{{·}} [[Fall Line Road]] (or Southern Road){{·}} [[Federal Horse Path]]{{·}} [[Gaine's Trace]]{{·}} [[Georgia Road]]{{·}} [[Great Indian Warpath]]{{·}} [[Great South Trail]]{{·}} [[Jackson's Military Road]]{{·}} [[Lower Creek Trading Path]]{{·}} [[Macon and Montgomery Trail]]{{·}} [[Memphis, Pontotoc and Mobile Trail]]{{·}} [[Middle Creek Trading Path]]{{·}} [[Mobile and Natchez Trail]]{{·}} [[Natchez-Lower Creeks Trail]]{{·}} [[Natchez Trace]] (or Chickasaw Trail){{·}} [[Okfuskee Trail]]{{·}} [[Tallapoosa-Birmingham Road]]{{·}} [[Upper Creeks-Pensacola Trail]]  
 
[[Alabama-Chickasaw Trail]]{{·}} [[Alabama, Choctaw and Natchez Trail]]{{·}} [[Alabama and Mobile Road]]{{·}} [[Chattanooga-Willstown Road]]{{·}} [[Coosa-Tugaloo Indian Warpath]]{{·}} [[Fall Line Road]] (or Southern Road){{·}} [[Federal Horse Path]]{{·}} [[Gaine's Trace]]{{·}} [[Georgia Road]]{{·}} [[Great Indian Warpath]]{{·}} [[Great South Trail]]{{·}} [[Jackson's Military Road]]{{·}} [[Lower Creek Trading Path]]{{·}} [[Macon and Montgomery Trail]]{{·}} [[Memphis, Pontotoc and Mobile Trail]]{{·}} [[Middle Creek Trading Path]]{{·}} [[Mobile and Natchez Trail]]{{·}} [[Natchez-Lower Creeks Trail]]{{·}} [[Natchez Trace]] (or Chickasaw Trail){{·}} [[Okfuskee Trail]]{{·}} [[Tallapoosa-Birmingham Road]]{{·}} [[Upper Creeks-Pensacola Trail]]  
  
Many Indian trail maps are contained in the book, ''Indian Trails of the Southeast: Extract from the 42nd Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology&nbsp;''by William E. Meyers, originally&nbsp;published in 1925.&nbsp; This book is available online at [http://www.gustavslibrary.com/setrails.htm Gustav's Library] ($).  
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Many Indian trail maps are contained in the book, ''Indian Trails of the Southeast: Extract from the 42nd Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology''by William E. Meyers, originally published in 1925. This book is available online at [http://www.gustavslibrary.com/setrails.htm Gustav's Library] ($).  
  
=== &nbsp;&nbsp;Research Tools  ===
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*[http://www.raogk.org/lookups/region/alabama/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness (RAOGK) Alabama Volunteers]
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/government/ Alabama State, County &amp; City Government Website Links] - A list of Alabama county and city government links to government-maintained websites.  
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*[http://www.raogk.org/al/alabama-court-records/#government Alabama State, County City Government Website Links] - A list of Alabama county and city government links to government-maintained websites.  
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/113551696121142023782/ Alabama Genealogy Network Group on Google+]
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Alabama/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Alabama/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
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*[http://www.raogk.org/al/alabama-vital-records/ How to order Alabama Vital Records]
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*[http://www.raogk.org/al/alabama-census-records/ Researching Alabama Census Records]
 
*[http://www.algenweb.us/ The Alabama GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
 
*[http://www.algenweb.us/ The Alabama GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ala/ Alabama Genealogy Trails] is a collection of transcribed data for the state of Alabama.&nbsp; Lots of information.
 
*[http://www.adph.org/vitalrecords/assets/registrar.pdf Courthouse addresses] for all 67 counties.  
 
*[http://www.adph.org/vitalrecords/assets/registrar.pdf Courthouse addresses] for all 67 counties.  
*Access Genealogy:&nbsp; [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/alabama/ Alabama Genealogy] has a wealth of resources.  
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*Access Genealogy: [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/alabama/ Alabama Genealogy] has a wealth of resources.  
*[http://www.alabamagenealogysearch.com/ Alabama Genealogy &amp; History Guide]  
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*[http://www.alabamagenealogysearch.com/ Alabama Genealogy History Guide]  
 
*Ancestorhunt.com: [http://www.ancestorhunt.com/alabama-genealogy.htm Alabama Genealogy] - resources for Alabama genealogy research.  
 
*Ancestorhunt.com: [http://www.ancestorhunt.com/alabama-genealogy.htm Alabama Genealogy] - resources for Alabama genealogy research.  
*Research Guide:&nbsp; [http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Alabama.pdf BYU Research Outline for Alabama]  
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*Research Guide: [http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Alabama.pdf BYU Research Outline for Alabama]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/ Alabama State and County Genealogy Records Resources]<br>
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/al-military-records/ Research in Alabama Military Records]
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/alabamagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Alabama]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/alabama/ Rotating Formation Alabama County Boundary Maps and Atlases]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/8210363481/ Alabama Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/al-society-archive/ List of Alabama Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/al-counties/ History &amp; Facts of Alabama Counties]  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/alabamagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy Family History Network - Alabama]
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*[http://www.revolutionarywar101.com/ American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)]
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*[http://www.americancivilwar101.com/ The American Civil War]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/encyclopedia/ Family Tree Encyclopedia] - Terminology &amp; Meanings of Genealogical Terms
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/forms.html Printable Genealogy Forms used in Research]
  
 
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*[[Alabama Statewide Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Alabama Statewide Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Alabama Statewide Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Alabama Statewide Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Alabama Statewide Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Alabama Statewide Death Records]]  
 
*[[Alabama Statewide Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Alabama Statewide Death Records]]  
*[[Alabama, Madison County Chancery and Circuit Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Alabama, Madison County Chancery and Circuit Court Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Latest revision as of 16:28, 8 April 2015

United Statesgo to Alabama

Guide to Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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The FamilySearch moderator for Alabama is Dwsmith2.

Key Topics
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Did You Know?

Welcome to Alabama, Heart of Dixie
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Spanish explorers are believed to have arrived at Mobile Bay in 1519, and the territory was visited in 1540 by the explorer Hernando de Soto. The first permanent European settlement in Alabama was founded by the French at Fort Louis de la Mobile in 1702. The British gained control of the area in 1763 by the Treaty of Paris, but had to cede almost all the Alabama region to the U.S. and Spain after the American Revolution. The Confederacy was founded at Montgomery in February 1861, and, for a time, the city was the Confederate capital.

How to Find Information about Alabama Ancestors

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information

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Online Records


Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties: Baine | Baker | Benton | Cabela | Cotaco | Decatur | Hancock | Jones | Sanford

Lauderdale CountyLimestone CountyMadison CountyJackson CountyColbert CountyLawrence CountyMorgan CountyMarshall CountyDeKalb CountyFranklin CountyMarion CountyWinston CountyCullman CountyEtowah CountyCherokee CountyLamar CountyFayette CountyWalker CountyBlount CountySt. Clair CountyCalhoun CountyCleburne CountyPickens CountyTuscaloosa CountyJefferson CountyTalladega CountyClay CountyRandolph CountySumter CountyGreene CountyHale CountyShelby CountyBibb CountyChilton CountyCoosa CountyTallapoosa CountyChambers CountyChoctaw CountyWashington CountyMobile CountyBaldwin CountyHale CountyMarengo CountyClarke CountyPerry CountyAutauga CountyDallas CountyLowndes CountyMontgomery CountyMacon CountyRussell County, AlabamaElmore CountyLee CountyWilcox CountyMonroe CountyButler CountyConecuh CountyEscambia CountyCrenshaw CountyCovington CountyBullock CountyBarbour CountyPike CountyCoffee CountyDale CountyHenry CountyGeneva CountyHouston CountyAlabama-county-map.gif

Major Repositories

Alabama Department of Archives and History • Alabama Historical Association • Birmingham Public Library • University of Alabama Libraries • Mobile Public Library • Florence-Lauderdale Public Library • Samford University Library • Wallace State College • National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta) • Allen County Public Library

Migration Routes

Alabama-Chickasaw Trail · Alabama, Choctaw and Natchez Trail · Alabama and Mobile Road · Chattanooga-Willstown Road · Coosa-Tugaloo Indian Warpath · Fall Line Road (or Southern Road) · Federal Horse Path · Gaine's Trace · Georgia Road · Great Indian Warpath · Great South Trail · Jackson's Military Road · Lower Creek Trading Path · Macon and Montgomery Trail · Memphis, Pontotoc and Mobile Trail · Middle Creek Trading Path · Mobile and Natchez Trail · Natchez-Lower Creeks Trail · Natchez Trace (or Chickasaw Trail) · Okfuskee Trail · Tallapoosa-Birmingham Road · Upper Creeks-Pensacola Trail

Many Indian trail maps are contained in the book, Indian Trails of the Southeast: Extract from the 42nd Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnologyby William E. Meyers, originally published in 1925. This book is available online at Gustav's Library ($).

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