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Guide to '''Cleburne County Alabama genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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*'''[[Cleburne County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Cleburne County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Cleburne County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
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*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
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*[http://ohsweb.Alabamahistory.org/death// Alabama][https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 &nbsp;Births and Christenings 1881-1930]
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*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Alabama, County Births, 1856-1909}} [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]
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*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Alabama, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674670 Death and Burials 1881-1952]
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*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1953}}&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
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*{{RecordSearch|1680845|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}}&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
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{{ALinfobox|Cleburne|1866|December 6|Heflin}}  
 
{{ALinfobox|Cleburne|1866|December 6|Heflin}}  
 
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Cleburne County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Cleburne County Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]&nbsp;CLEBURNE COUNTY,
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[[Image:Cleburne County Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]&nbsp;[http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesMetropolitan&countyID=cleburne Cleburne County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;120 Vickery Street,<br>Heflin, AL 36264,<br>Phone:(205) 463-2651<br>  
 
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120 Vickery Street,  
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Heflin, AL 36264,  
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(205) 463-2651  
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Probate Judge has birth and death records 1911-1921
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Marriage and probate records from 1867
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and land recrods from 1884
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<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cleburne County p. 36. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Probate Judge has birth and death records 1911-1921 Marriage and probate records from 1867 and land recrods from 1884 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cleburne County p. 36. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*[[Randolph County, Alabama|Randolph]]  
 
*[[Randolph County, Alabama|Randolph]]  
 
*[[Talladega County, Alabama|Talladega]]
 
*[[Talladega County, Alabama|Talladega]]
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Biography  ====
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{{ALbio|651}}
  
 
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==== Church Records  ====
  
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==== Land and Property ====
 
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Probate Records ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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===== Birth  =====
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:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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===== Marriage  =====
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:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete. - free
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:*'''1867-1893, 1938-1954''' - {{RecordSearch|1743384|Cleburne County, Alabama Colored Marriage Books A-E, 17-21}} in "Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950," at [[FamilySearch.org]] - free.<ref name="cov">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.</ref>
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:*'''To 1825''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2080 ''Index to Marriages''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked. <br>
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:*'''1867-1881, 1936–1969''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 ''Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); Index. This collection is comprised of indexes created by several agencies - the Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Jordan Dodd of Liahona Research, and Hunting For Bears. <br>
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:*'''1867-1880''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4192 "Alabama Marriages, 1809–1920"]at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); Index. This database is a collection of marriage records from the state. Researchers will find the names of both bride and groom along with the marriage date. The county where the ceremony was performed is also provided. Containing about 150,000 records and the names of nearly 300,000 men and women. <br>
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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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:*'''1881–1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2543 ''Index to Deaths and Burials''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); Index. Volunteers extracted the details in this index from microfilmed copies of church, civil, family, and other records of Alabama deaths and burials. details vary depending on the original record. Note that the number of available records can vary widely by county, and this database does not necessarily represent a comprehensive set of death records for the state during this time.<br>
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:*'''1908–1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5188 ''Index to Deaths recorded by the state of Alabama''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); Index. The index includes name of the deceased, county of death, date of death, and the state certificate number (volume and page).<br>
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:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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==== Voting Registers  ====
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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;Cleburne County has one [http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/cleburnecounty.pdf book].
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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[http://www.anniston.lib.al.us/ '''Public Library of Anniston - Calhoun County''']<br>108 E. 10th St.<br>Anniston, Alabama 36201<br>Telephone: 256-237-8501<br>
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:Their Alabama Room collections include local history and genealogical records of Cleburne County.
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/cleburne.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alclebur/ Cleburn&nbsp;County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Cleburne|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Cleburne|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Cleburne/ Cleburne County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Cleburne/ Cleburne County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)

Revision as of 00:46, 14 March 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Cleburne County

Guide to Cleburne County Alabama genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1911
1867
1911
1867
1867
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County
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Cleburne County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Cleburne County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 6, 1866
County Seat Heflin
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

Cleburne County Alabama Courthouse.jpg
 Cleburne County Courthouse
 120 Vickery Street,
Heflin, AL 36264,
Phone:(205) 463-2651

Probate Judge has birth and death records 1911-1921 Marriage and probate records from 1867 and land recrods from 1884 [1]

History

Parent County

1866--Cleburne County was created 6 December 1866 from Calhoun, Randolph and Talladega Counties.
County seat: Heflin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biography

Biographies of many notable residents of Cleburne County, Alabama were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 651.

Cemeteries

Census

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

Cleburne County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1870 8,017
1880 10,976 36.9%
1890 13,218 20.4%
1900 13,206 −0.1%
1910 13,385 1.4%
1920 13,360 −0.2%
1930 12,877 −3.6%
1940 13,629 5.8%
1950 11,904 −12.7%
1960 10,911 −8.3%
1970 10,996 0.8%
1980 12,595 14.5%
1990 12,730 1.1%
2000 14,254 12.0%
2010 14,972 5.0%
Sources: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml.  through 1960

Church Records

Court Records

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
  • To 1825 Index to Marriages at Ancestry– ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked.
  • 1867-1881, 1936–1969 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969 at Ancestry– ($); Index. This collection is comprised of indexes created by several agencies - the Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Jordan Dodd of Liahona Research, and Hunting For Bears.
  • 1867-1880 "Alabama Marriages, 1809–1920"at Ancestry– ($); Index. This database is a collection of marriage records from the state. Researchers will find the names of both bride and groom along with the marriage date. The county where the ceremony was performed is also provided. Containing about 150,000 records and the names of nearly 300,000 men and women.
Death
  • 1881–1974 Index to Deaths and Burials at Ancestry– ($); Index. Volunteers extracted the details in this index from microfilmed copies of church, civil, family, and other records of Alabama deaths and burials. details vary depending on the original record. Note that the number of available records can vary widely by county, and this database does not necessarily represent a comprehensive set of death records for the state during this time.

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Cleburne County has one book.


Societies and Libraries

Libraries

Public Library of Anniston - Calhoun County
108 E. 10th St.
Anniston, Alabama 36201
Telephone: 256-237-8501

Their Alabama Room collections include local history and genealogical records of Cleburne County.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cleburne County p. 36. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 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.