Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(added genweb links)
(centrage)
Line 1: Line 1:
{| border="2" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="100%"
+
{| border="2" width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Dates for major county records'''
+
| bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''Dates for major county records'''
 
|-
 
|-
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
+
| align="center" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
|-
 
|-
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | 1908  
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1908</center>
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | 1839  
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1839</center>
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <br>  
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <br>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <br>  
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <br>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | 1819  
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1819</center>
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | 1824
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1824</center>
 
|-
 
|-
 
| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...'''
 
| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...'''
 
|-
 
|-
| style="height: 40px" valign="middle" width="100%" colspan="6" | <br>  
+
| width="100%" valign="middle" colspan="6" style="height: 40px" | <br>  
 
*'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Autauga County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Autauga County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
 
*'''[[Autauga County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Autauga County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Autauga County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
Line 26: Line 26:
  
 
|-
 
|-
| bgcolor="#cc9999" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Remember these collections'''
+
| bgcolor="#cc9999" align="center" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''Remember these collections'''
 
|-
 
|-
| style="height: 40px" valign="middle" width="100%" colspan="3" |  
+
| width="100%" valign="middle" colspan="3" style="height: 40px" |  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]  
Line 34: Line 34:
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]
  
| style="height: 40px" valign="middle" width="100%" colspan="3" |  
+
| width="100%" valign="middle" colspan="3" style="height: 40px" |  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
  
Line 93: Line 93:
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
  
{{ALbio|345}}
+
{{ALbio|345}}  
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
Line 192: Line 192:
 
==== Military History and Records  ====
 
==== Military History and Records  ====
  
{{Alabama Conf}}
+
{{Alabama Conf}}  
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
Line 205: Line 205:
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
{{Alabama vitals}}
 
  
Marriage Lookup:&nbsp; [http://searches.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/autauga/auta-mar.pl searches.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/autauga/auta-mar.pl]
+
{{Alabama vitals}}
 +
 
 +
Marriage Lookup:&nbsp; [http://searches.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/autauga/auta-mar.pl searches.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/autauga/auta-mar.pl]  
  
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
  
Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the&nbsp;[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/countybooksmain.html Alabama Department of Archives and History]. &nbsp;Autauga County has two books listed.
+
Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the&nbsp;[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/countybooksmain.html Alabama Department of Archives and History]. &nbsp;Autauga County has two books listed.  
  
*[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/autaugacountyvol1.pdf Book 1]
+
*[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/autaugacountyvol1.pdf Book 1]  
 
*[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/autaugacountyvol2.pdf Book 2]
 
*[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/autaugacountyvol2.pdf Book 2]
  
Line 231: Line 232:
  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb] project may have maps, name indexes, history, or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb] project may have maps, name indexes, history, or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.<br>  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/autauga.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
+
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/autauga.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~alautaug/ Autauga County ALGenWeb] ~ &nbsp;record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~alautaug/ Autauga County ALGenWeb] ~ &nbsp;record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Autauga|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Autauga|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Autauga/ Autauga County,&nbsp;Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Autauga/ Autauga County,&nbsp;Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)

Revision as of 22:30, 15 August 2012

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1908
1839


1819
1824
For earlier dates, try...

  • Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy residents may also have records in
    Neighboring Counties:
Remember these collections


Autauga County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Autauga County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 21, 1818
County Seat Prattville
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Autauga County

Contents

County Courthouse

Autauga County Courthouse
135 N Court Street Suite B
Prattville, AL 36067
Phone: (334) 358-6700

Judge of Probate has probate, land and military record
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce
and Court Record Record Office has marriage from early 1800's,
Health Department has birth and Death Records [1]

Quick History

Wikipedia

Parent County

21 Nov 1818: Autauga County was created from Montgomery County. [2] 1819-1831: Washington was the county seat. 1831-1868: Kingston was the county seat. since 12 December 1868: Prattville has been the county seat to this day.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Millbrook | Prattville

Towns

Autaugaville | Billingsley

Unincorporated communities

Bethel Grove | Bonita | Booth | Dosterville | Forester | New Prospect

Neighboring Counties

Chilton | Dallas | Elmore | Lowndes | Montgomery

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Biographies

Biographies of many notable residents of Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 345.

Cemeteries

http://www.interment.net/us/al/autauga.htm

By selecting the above link, you will find the following cemeteries:


Interment.net:


BillionGraves

Census

Historical populations
Year Pop.  %±
1820 3,853
1830 11,874 208.2%
1840 14,342 20.8%
1850 15,023 4.7%
1860 16,739 11.4%
1870 11,623 −30.6%
1880 13,108 12.8%
1890 13,330 1.7%
1900 17,915 34.4%
1910 20,038 11.9%
1920 18,908 −5.6%
1930 19,694 4.2%
1940 20,977 6.5%
1950 18,186 −13.3%
1960 18,739 3.0%
1970 24,460 30.5%
1980 32,259 31.9%
1990 34,222 6.1%
2000 43,671 27.6%
2010 54,571 25.0%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml.  Census Bureau

For tips on accessing Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.


Searchable 1830 Census Index

Searchable 1840 Census Index

Searchable 1850 Census index by beatsLink to Beat Map.

Searchable 1860 Cenus index by beats

Link to Partial 1910 Census

Link to Partial 1910 Census Index, ED 1

Link to Partial 1910 Census Index, ED 2

Church

Court

Searchable index of Commioners Court Records

Searchable index of Orphans Court Records

Genealogy

Deeds and Land Records

Searchable index of land records

Searchable index of wills and estates records

Local Histories

Maps

Link to historical maps.

Migrations

www.migrations.org/county.php3

Military History and Records


Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death


Marriage Lookup:  searches.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/autauga/auta-mar.pl

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Autauga County has two books listed.

Societies and Libraries

 www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alags/

www.autaugaheritage.com/

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 35.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].