Alabama Record Selection Table

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| align="left" | '''1. If you need:'''
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| align="left" | '''2. Look first in:'''
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| align="left" | '''3. Then search:'''
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| align="left" | Adoptions
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| | Adoptions
| align="left" | Court Records, Vital Records
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| | Court Records, Vital Records
| align="left" | Probate Records, Census, Obituaries
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| | Probate Records, Census, Obituaries
 
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| align="left" | Age
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| | Age
| align="left" | Census, Cemeteries, Obituaries
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| | Census, Cemeteries, Obituaries
| align="left" | Vital Records, Military Records, Bible Records
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| | Vital Records, Military Records, Bible Records
 
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| align="left" | Birth date
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| | Birth date
| align="left" | Vital Records, Obituaries, Cemeteries
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| | Vital Records, Obituaries, Cemeteries
| align="left" | Church Records, Bible Records, Military Records
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| | Church Records, Bible Records, Military Records
 
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| align="left" | Birthplace
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| | Birthplace
| align="left" | Vital Records, Church Records, Obituaries
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| | Vital Records, Church Records, Obituaries
| align="left" | Census, Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship
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| | Census, Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship
 
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| align="left" | Boundaries and origins
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| | Boundaries and origins
| align="left" | Maps, Gazetteers
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| | Maps, Gazetteers
| align="left" | History
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| | History
 
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| align="left" | Children
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| | Children
| align="left" | Census, Probate Records, Obituaries
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| | Census, Probate Records, Obituaries
| align="left" | Vital Records, Church Records
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| | Vital Records, Church Records
 
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| align="left" | City or parish of foreign birth
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| | City or parish of foreign birth
| align="left" | Vital Records, Obituaries, Biography
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| | Vital Records, Obituaries, Biography
| align="left" | History, Naturalization and Citizenship, Church Records
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| | History, Naturalization and Citizenship, Church Records
 
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| align="left" | Country of foreign birth
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| | Country of foreign birth
| align="left" | Census, Naturalization and Citizenship, Vital Records
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| | Census, Naturalization and Citizenship, Vital Records
| align="left" | Biography, Minorities, Obituaries
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| | Biography, Minorities, Obituaries
 
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| align="left" | Death information
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| | Death information
| align="left" | Vital Records, Cemeteries, Obituaries
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| | Vital Records, Cemeteries, Obituaries
| align="left" | Probate Records, Church Records, Bible Records
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| | Probate Records, Church Records, Bible Records
 
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| align="left" | Divorce
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| | Divorce
| align="left" | Divorce Records, Vital Records, Court Records
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| | Divorce Records, Vital Records, Court Records
| align="left" | Newspapers, Census
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| | Newspapers, Census
 
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| align="left" | Emigration information
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| | Emigration information
| align="left" | Emigration and Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship, Census
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| | Emigration and Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship, Census
| align="left" | Biography, History, Obituaries
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| | Biography, History, Obituaries
 
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| align="left" | Ethnic background
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| | Ethnic background
| align="left" | Native Races, Minorities, Emigration and Immigration
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| | Native Races, Minorities, Emigration and Immigration
| align="left" | Census, Obituaries, Naturalization and Citizenship
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| | Census, Obituaries, Naturalization and Citizenship
 
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| align="left" | Historical background
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| | Historical background
| align="left" | History, Periodicals, Gazetteers
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| | History, Periodicals, Gazetteers
| align="left" | Maps, Church Records
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| | Maps, Church Records
 
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| align="left" | Immigration date
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| | Immigration date
| align="left" | Emigration and Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship, Census
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| | Emigration and Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship, Census
| align="left" | Obituaries, Biography, History
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| | Obituaries, Biography, History
 
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| align="left" | Living relatives
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| | Living relatives
| align="left" | Obituaries, Probate Records, Directories
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| | Obituaries, Probate Records, Directories
| align="left" | Court Records
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| | Court Records
 
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| align="left" | Maiden name
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| | Maiden name
| align="left" | Vital Records, Church Records
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| | Vital Records, Church Records
| align="left" | Probate Records, Military Records, Obituaries
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| | Probate Records, Military Records, Obituaries
 
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| align="left" | Marriage information
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| | Marriage information
| align="left" | Vital Records, Bible Records
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| | Vital Records, Bible Records
| align="left" | Obituaries, Probate Records, Military Records
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| | Obituaries, Probate Records, Military Records
 
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| align="left" | Migration information
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| | Migration information
| align="left" | Emigration and Immigration, Census, Biography
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| | Emigration and Immigration, Census, Biography
| align="left" | History, Land and Property, Maps
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| | History, Land and Property, Maps
 
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| align="left" | Naturalization
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| | Naturalization
| align="left" | Naturalization and Citizenship, Census, Court Records
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| | Naturalization and Citizenship, Census, Court Records
| align="left" | Voting Registers, Biography, Periodicals
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| | Voting Registers, Biography, Periodicals
 
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| align="left" | Occupations
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| | Occupations
| align="left" | Census, Directories, Obituaries
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| | Census, Directories, Obituaries
| align="left" | Land and Property, Biography, History, Probate Records
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| | Land and Property, Biography, History, Probate Records
 
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| align="left" | Other family members
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| | Other family members
| align="left" | Census, Obituaries, Probate Records
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| | Census, Obituaries, Probate Records
| align="left" | Vital Records, Church Records
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| | Vital Records, Church Records
 
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| align="left" | Parents
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| | Parents
| align="left" | Vital Records, Obituaries, Census
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| | Vital Records, Obituaries, Census
| align="left" | Church Records, Biography
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| | Church Records, Biography
 
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| align="left" | Physical description
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| | Physical description
| align="left" | Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship, Emigration and Immigration
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| | Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship, Emigration and Immigration
| align="left" | Biography, History
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| | Biography, History
 
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| align="left" | Place-finding aids
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| | Place-finding aids
| align="left" | Maps, Gazetteers, History
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| | Maps, Gazetteers, History
| align="left" | Periodicals, Archives and Libraries
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| | Periodicals, Archives and Libraries
 
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| align="left" | Places of residence
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| | Places of residence
| align="left" | Census, Military Records, Obituaries, Vital Records, Church Records
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| | Census, Military Records, Obituaries, Vital Records, Church Records
| align="left" | Land and Property, Taxation, Voting Registers
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| | Land and Property, Taxation, Voting Registers
 
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| align="left" | Place of residence when you know only the state
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| | Place of residence when you know only the state
| align="left" | Census, Vital Records, Military Records
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| | Census, Vital Records, Military Records
| align="left" | Land and Property, Obituaries, History
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| | Land and Property, Obituaries, History
 
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| align="left" | Previous research
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| | Previous research
| align="left" | Genealogy, Biography, Periodicals
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| | Genealogy, Biography, Periodicals
| align="left" | Societies, History, Archives and Libraries
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| | Societies, History, Archives and Libraries
 
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| align="left" | Record-finding aids
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| | Record-finding aids
| align="left" | Archives and Libraries, Periodicals
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| | Archives and Libraries, Periodicals
| align="left" | Societies, Genealogy, For Further Reading
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| | Societies, Genealogy, For Further Reading
 
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| align="left" | Religion
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| | Religion
| align="left" | Church Records, Vital Records, Obituaries
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| | Church Records, Vital Records, Obituaries
| align="left" | Biography, History, Cemeteries
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| | Biography, History, Cemeteries
 
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| align="left" | Social activities
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| | Social activities
| align="left" | Societies, Obituaries, Biography
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| | Societies, Obituaries, Biography
| align="left" | Newspapers, History, Cemeteries
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| | Newspapers, History, Cemeteries
 
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<br> [[Category:Alabama]]
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[[Category:Alabama]]

Revision as of 00:16, 30 July 2008

Use this table to determine what records to search to achieve your Alabama research goal.

1. If you need: 2. Look first in: 3. Then search:
Adoptions Court Records, Vital Records Probate Records, Census, Obituaries
Age Census, Cemeteries, Obituaries Vital Records, Military Records, Bible Records
Birth date Vital Records, Obituaries, Cemeteries Church Records, Bible Records, Military Records
Birthplace Vital Records, Church Records, Obituaries Census, Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship
Boundaries and origins Maps, Gazetteers History
Children Census, Probate Records, Obituaries Vital Records, Church Records
City or parish of foreign birth Vital Records, Obituaries, Biography History, Naturalization and Citizenship, Church Records
Country of foreign birth Census, Naturalization and Citizenship, Vital Records Biography, Minorities, Obituaries
Death information Vital Records, Cemeteries, Obituaries Probate Records, Church Records, Bible Records
Divorce Divorce Records, Vital Records, Court Records Newspapers, Census
Emigration information Emigration and Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship, Census Biography, History, Obituaries
Ethnic background Native Races, Minorities, Emigration and Immigration Census, Obituaries, Naturalization and Citizenship
Historical background History, Periodicals, Gazetteers Maps, Church Records
Immigration date Emigration and Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship, Census Obituaries, Biography, History
Living relatives Obituaries, Probate Records, Directories Court Records
Maiden name Vital Records, Church Records Probate Records, Military Records, Obituaries
Marriage information Vital Records, Bible Records Obituaries, Probate Records, Military Records
Migration information Emigration and Immigration, Census, Biography History, Land and Property, Maps
Naturalization Naturalization and Citizenship, Census, Court Records Voting Registers, Biography, Periodicals
Occupations Census, Directories, Obituaries Land and Property, Biography, History, Probate Records
Other family members Census, Obituaries, Probate Records Vital Records, Church Records
Parents Vital Records, Obituaries, Census Church Records, Biography
Physical description Military Records, Naturalization and Citizenship, Emigration and Immigration Biography, History
Place-finding aids Maps, Gazetteers, History Periodicals, Archives and Libraries
Places of residence Census, Military Records, Obituaries, Vital Records, Church Records Land and Property, Taxation, Voting Registers
Place of residence when you know only the state Census, Vital Records, Military Records Land and Property, Obituaries, History
Previous research Genealogy, Biography, Periodicals Societies, History, Archives and Libraries
Record-finding aids Archives and Libraries, Periodicals Societies, Genealogy, For Further Reading
Religion Church Records, Vital Records, Obituaries Biography, History, Cemeteries
Social activities Societies, Obituaries, Biography Newspapers, History, Cemeteries