Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy
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- This article is about a southeast Alabama county. For other uses, see Barbour.
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|Barbour County, Alabama|
Location in the state of Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
|Founded||December 18, 1832|
County CourthouseBarbour County Courthouse
1800 Fifth Avenue North
PO Box 398
Clayton, Al 36016-0398
Judge of Probate has marriage
probate & land records from 1800's
Clerk Circuit Court has div rec from 1860
and Court Record from 1912
The following have information concerning African American research. Both should be used:
- African American Research (US) has more information about the kinds of records
- Alabama Minorities has information specific to Alabama African Americans.
Biographies of many notable residents of Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 394.
- Adams Chapel Cemetery
- Anderson Baptist Church Cemetery
- Antioch Baptist Church
- Antioch Cemetery
- Baptist Cemetery
- Batesville Baptist Church Cemetary
- Beauchamp Cemetery
- Betcher Bethel Cemetery
- Bethel Hardshall Baptist Church Cemetery
- Bethlehem Cemetery
- Bethsadie Cemetery
- Blue Springs Assembly of God Cemetery
- Center Ridge Cemetery
- Christian Grove Cemetery
- Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery
- County Line Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
- Creel Cemetery
- Cunningham Cemetery
Dansby Family Cemetery
- Dykes Cemetery
- Elam Baptist Church Cemetery
- Ephasus Cemetery
- Epworth Cemetery
- Espy Cemetery
- Evergreen Baptist Cemetery
- Fairview Cemetery
- Faulk Cemetery
- Grubbs Church Cemetery
- Jones Cemetery
- Lightner Private Cemetery
- Lightwood Knot Cemetery
- McElvin Private Cemetery
- Methodist Cemetery
- Methodist Church Cemetery
- Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Louisville
- Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
- Mt. Zion Cemetery
- New Hope Cemetery
- Old Scott Cemetery
- Old Spring Hill Methodist Church Cemetery
- Pea Creek Church Cemetery
- Pea River Church Cemetery
- Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery
- Pine Level Baptist Church Cemetery
- Pleasant Grove Cemetery
- Pleasant Hill Baptist Cemetery
- Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Cemetery
- Pond Bethel Cemetery
- Ramah Baptist Church Cemetery
- Rocky Mount Cemetery
- Sardis Church Cemetery
- Shiloh Holiness Church Cemetery
- Sikes Creek Baptist Cemetery
- Thomas Cemetery
- Tucker Cemetery
- Union Baptist Church Cemetery
- Upper Prospect Baptist Cemetery
- Warren Cemetery
- Weycott Plantation Cemetery
- Whiteoak Cemetery
- Zion's Chapel Cemetery
- Cemetery Records: Barbour County, Alabama, Vol. 1. 1966. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Anderson Cemetery, Anderson Baptist Church Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery (Blue Springs, Ala.), Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Batesville Baptist Church Cemetery, Betcher Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Hardshall Baptist Church Cemetery, Blue Springs Assembly of God Church Cemetery, Clayton Cemetery, Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery, Elam Baptist Church Cemetery, Evergreen Baptist Church Cemetery, Lightner Private Cemetery, New Hope Cemetery, Old Scott or Old Scotch Cemetery, Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Pleasant View Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rocky Mount Cemetery, Ryans Cemetery, Shiloh Holiness Church Cemetery, Sikes Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Warren Cemetery, and Weycott Plantation Cemetery.
- Cemetery Records: Barbour County, Alabama, Vol. 2. 1966. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Bethlehem Cemetery, Bethsadie Cemetery, County Line Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Dykes or Lightwood Knot Cemetery, Ephesus or Cunningham Cemetery, Epworth Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Faulk Cemetery, Grubbs Church or Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, McElvin Private Cemetery, Methodist Cemetery (Louisville, Ala.), Mt. Zion Cemetery, Pea Creek Church Cemetery, Thomas Cemetery, and Whiteoak Cemetery.
- Cemetery Records: Barbour County with Cherokee & Lawrence Counties Alabama, Vol. 3. 1966. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Adams Chapel Cemetery, Baptist Cemetery (Spring Hill, Ala.), Beauchamp Cemetery, Center Ridge Cemetery, Christian Grove Cemetery, Creel Cemetery, Espy Cemetery, Jones Private Cemetery, Methodist Church Cemetery (Texasville, Ala.), Mt. Andrew Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Old Spring Hill Methodist Church Cemetery, Pine Level Baptist Church Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Pond Bethel Cemetery, Private Cemetery (Spring Hill, Ala.), Private Family Cemetery (Sandy Point, Ala.), Ramah Baptist Church Cemetery, Sardus Church Cemetery, Tucker Cemetery, Upper Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery, and Zion's Chapel Cemetery.
- Barbour County, Alabama Tombstone Inscriptions. n.d. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Clayton Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Louisville Methodist Church Cemetery, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
- Barbour County, Alabama Cemetery Records. 1957. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Adams Chapel Cemetery and Creel Cemetery.
For tips on accessing Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.
|Sources: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml. through 1960|
Land and Property
To place a grant or deed on a map within context of Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy see:
- Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Barbour County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2007. This is a definitive work and can be used as an index to land grants. Digital version at HistoryGeo.com ($). Website includes free surname index. FHL Book 976.132 E7b.
- Besson, J A. B. History of Eufaula, Alabama: The Bluff City of the Chattahoochee. Atlanta, Ga: Franklin Steam Print. House, 1875 - read full-text online
- Thompson, Mattie Thomas. History of Barbour County, Alabama. Eufaula, Ala., 1939. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
- Walker, Anne Kendrick. Backtracking in Barbour County: A Narrative of the Last Alabama Frontier. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, 1941. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil War service men from Barbour County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Barbour County.
- - 1st Battalion, Alabama Artillery, Company B
- Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865
- Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
- 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Barbour County is in District 1.
- 1881-1930 - Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
- 1816-1957 - Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
- 1838-1886 - Barbour County, Alabama Marriage Books 1-10 (1838-1886) and Index (1841-1940) in "Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950," at FamilySearch.org - free.
- 1881-1952 - Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
- 1908-1974 - Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. Barbour County has three books:
Societies and Libraries
Family History Center
- Eufaula Alabama
Hwy 131 Bakerhill Hwy
Eufaula, Barbour, Alabama, United States
Hours: W 6pm-8pm
- USGenWeb project may have maps, name indexes, history, or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- USGenWeb Archives Project ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
- Barbour County ALGenWeb ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 35.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ Coverage Table, "Alabama County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," FamilySearch Research Wiki, https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Alabama_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records), accessed 6 August 2012.