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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Alabama|Alabama]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[{{PAGENAME}}|Conecuh County]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Alabama|Alabama]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[{{PAGENAME}}|Conecuh County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Conecuh County Alabama genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Conecuh County, Alabama#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Conecuh County, Alabama#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Conecuh County, Alabama#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Conecuh County, Alabama#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Conecuh County, Alabama#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Conecuh County, Alabama#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1881</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1866</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1881</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1866</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1866</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1866</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Conecuh County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Conecuh County, Alabama#Newspapers|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Conecuh County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Conecuh County, Alabama#Parent_County|Parent County]]'''
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{{ALinfobox|Conecuh|1818|February 13|Evergreen}}  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Conecuh County
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| state = Alabama
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| founded year = 1907
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| founded date = February 13
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| seat = Evergreen
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| building image = Conecuh County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
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| building address = Conecuh County Courthouse<br>Jackson Street<br>Courthouse Square<br>Evergreen, AL 36401<br>Phone:(251) 578-2066<br>[http://www.alabama.gov/ '''County Website'''] }}  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
[[Image:Conecuh County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Conecuh County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesGulf&countyID=conecuh Conecuh County Courthouse],&nbsp;<br>Jackson Street,<br>Courthouse Square,&nbsp;<br>Evergreen, AL 36401,<br>Phone:(251) 578-2066
 
  
 
Probate Judge has marriage probate and land records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Conecuh County p. 36. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Judge has marriage probate and land records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Conecuh County p. 36. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Alabama county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/alabama/ "Rotating Formation Alabama County Boundary Maps"] (1799-1980) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1868, 1875, 1885 and 1895--'''The county courthouse burned.<br>For further information on burned counties, see the following:  
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{{Fire}}Conecuh County had destructive courthouse fires in 1868, 1875, 1885, 1895 and 1900. See ''Research in Alabama: A Genealogical Guide&nbsp;'' page 26 for suggested alternative sources to overcome this loss.<ref>Marilyn Davis Barefield, ''Researching in Alabama: a Genealogical Guide'' (Birmingham, Alabama : Birmingham Public Library, 1998), 26. {{WorldCat|42306439|item|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|817729|item|disp=FHL Book 976.1 D27b 1998}}.</ref><br><br>
  
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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{{Fire+}}
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
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== Places/Localities  ==
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For a list of record loss in Alabama counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/al-counties.html#courthouse Alabama Counties with Burned Courthouses]
  
==== Populated Places: <br> ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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[[Image:Alconecuh.jpg|right]]
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Butler County, Alabama|Butler ]]<br>[[Covington County, Alabama|Covington]] <br>[[Escambia County, Alabama|Escambia]] <br>[[Monroe County, Alabama|Monroe]]  
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*[[Butler County, Alabama|Butler]]
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*[[Covington County, Alabama|Covington]]  
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*[[Escambia County, Alabama|Escambia]]  
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*[[Monroe County, Alabama|Monroe]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149618,n,albrest%20cemetery.cfm Albrest Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149618,n,albrest%20cemetery.cfm Albrest Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1977566 Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1977566 Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149619,n,arkadelphia%20cemetery.cfm Arkadelphia Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149619,n,arkadelphia%20cemetery.cfm Arkadelphia Cemetery]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/conecuh/cemeteries/asbury.txt Asbury Methodist Church Cemetery]  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/conecuh/cemeteries/asbury.txt Asbury Methodist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2332383 Ashley/Anderson Family Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2332383 Ashley/Anderson Family Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=baggett%27s+chapel+methodist+church+and+cemetery+conecuh+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Baggett's Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=baggett%27s+chapel+methodist+church+and+cemetery+conecuh+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Baggett's Chapel Methodist Church and Cemetery]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/conecuh/cemeteries/bell.txt Bellville United Methodist Church Cemetery]  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/conecuh/cemeteries/bell.txt Bellville United Methodist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Andrews&GSiman=1&GScid=2183671& Bellville Baptist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Andrews&GSiman=1&GScid=2183671& Bellville Baptist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Brantley&GSiman=1&GScid=21496& Bermuda Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Brantley&GSiman=1&GScid=21496& Bermuda Cemetery]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805740,n,greater%20nazarene%20cemetery.cfm Greater Nazarene Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805740,n,greater%20nazarene%20cemetery.cfm Greater Nazarene Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149631,n,hall%20cemetery.cfm Hall Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149631,n,hall%20cemetery.cfm Hall Cemetery]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/conecuh/cemeteries/hamden.txt Hamden Ridge Methodist Cemetery]  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/conecuh/cemeteries/hamden.txt Hamden Ridge Methodist Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2269286 Hartwood Methodist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2269286 Hartwood Methodist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149634,n,herbert%20cemetery.cfm Herbert Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149634,n,herbert%20cemetery.cfm Herbert Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,120235,n,holland%20cemetery.cfm Holland Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,120235,n,holland%20cemetery.cfm Holland Cemetery]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/conecuh/cemeteries/hollygrove.txt Holly Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery]  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/conecuh/cemeteries/hollygrove.txt Holly Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149636,n,horton%20cemetery.cfm Horton Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149636,n,horton%20cemetery.cfm Horton Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149637,n,ivey%20cemetery.cfm Ivey Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149637,n,ivey%20cemetery.cfm Ivey Cemetery]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,new%20hope%20cemetery,fid,1805502.cfm New Hope Cemetery (Burnt Corn)]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,new%20hope%20cemetery,fid,1805502.cfm New Hope Cemetery (Burnt Corn)]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805608,n,oakdale%20cemetery.cfm Oakdale Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805608,n,oakdale%20cemetery.cfm Oakdale Cemetery]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/conecuh/cemeteries/oakgrove.txt Oakgrove Holiness Church Cemetery]  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/conecuh/cemeteries/oakgrove.txt Oakgrove Holiness Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://jayssouth.com/alabama/beulah/index.htm Old Beulah Cemetery]  
 
*[http://jayssouth.com/alabama/beulah/index.htm Old Beulah Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=old+presbyterian+church%2Fold+brooklyn++cemetery+conecuh+county+alabama+&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Old Presbyterian Church/Old Brooklyn Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=old+presbyterian+church%2Fold+brooklyn++cemetery+conecuh+county+alabama+&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Old Presbyterian Church/Old Brooklyn Cemetery]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149657,n,rabb%20cemetery.cfm Rabb Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149657,n,rabb%20cemetery.cfm Rabb Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805520,n,ramah%20cemetery.cfm Ramah Cemetery <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1329256034878_110" />]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805520,n,ramah%20cemetery.cfm Ramah Cemetery <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1329256034878_110" />]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/conecuh/cemeteries/rfreewill.txt Range Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery]  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/conecuh/cemeteries/rfreewill.txt Range Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149660,n,repton%20cemetery.cfm Repton Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149660,n,repton%20cemetery.cfm Repton Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149661,n,riley%20cemetery.cfm Riley Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149661,n,riley%20cemetery.cfm Riley Cemetery]  
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*[http://www.google.com/search?q=springhill+methodist+cemetery+%28partial%29+cemetery+conecuh+county+alabama+&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Springhill Methodist Cemetery (partial-Baggett)]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=springhill+methodist+cemetery+%28partial%29+cemetery+conecuh+county+alabama+&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Springhill Methodist Cemetery (partial-Baggett)]  
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/p157340/ Straughn Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/p157340/ Straughn Cemetery]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/conecuh/cemeteries/sweethome.txt Sweethome Cemetery]  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/conecuh/cemeteries/sweethome.txt Sweethome Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149672,n,walker%20cemetery.cfm <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1329257659215_324" />Walker Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,149672,n,walker%20cemetery.cfm <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1329257659215_324" />Walker Cemetery]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/conecuh/cemeteries/warren.txt Warren Cemetery]  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/conecuh/cemeteries/warren.txt Warren Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,129140,n,witherington%20cemetery.cfm Witherington Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,129140,n,witherington%20cemetery.cfm Witherington Cemetery]
 
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*Riley, Elizabeth d'Autrey. ''The Evergreen Old Historical Cemetery in Evergreen, Alabama, Conecuh County.'' Brewton, Ala.: Escambia Ptg. and Office Supplies, 1971. Digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29655 Ancestry] ($); {{FSbook|96019}} - free.
 
*Riley, Elizabeth d'Autrey. ''The Evergreen Old Historical Cemetery in Evergreen, Alabama, Conecuh County.'' Brewton, Ala.: Escambia Ptg. and Office Supplies, 1971. Digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29655 Ancestry] ($); {{FSbook|96019}} - free.
  
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}} {{Census|Alabama}}  
 
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==== Church Records ====
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==== Church Records ====
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{{AL Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
  
==== Land and Property ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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{{AL Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{AL History Intro}}
  
 
*Riley, Benjamin Franklin. ''History of Conecuh County Alabama.'' Columbus, Ga.: T. Gilbert, Printer, 1881. Digital version at {{FSbook|49835}} - free.
 
*Riley, Benjamin Franklin. ''History of Conecuh County Alabama.'' Columbus, Ga.: T. Gilbert, Printer, 1881. Digital version at {{FSbook|49835}} - free.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/alabama/ Maps of Alabama (1799-1980)]
  
 
==== &nbsp;Military&nbsp;  ====
 
==== &nbsp;Military&nbsp;  ====
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<br><br>{{Alabama Conf}}  
 
<br><br>{{Alabama Conf}}  
  
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==== Probate Records ====
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{{AL Newspaper abstracts|Conecuh}}
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==== Probate Records ====
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{{AL Probate Intro}}
  
 
==== Research Guides  ====
 
==== Research Guides  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{AL Tax Intro}}
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:*'''1865-1866''' - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1264 Ancestry] ($). Conecuh County is in District 1.
 
:*'''1865-1866''' - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1264 Ancestry] ($). Conecuh County is in District 1.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{AL Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/al-vital-records/ How to order Alabama Vital Records]
  
 
===== Birth  =====
 
===== Birth  =====
  
:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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:*'''1881-1903, 1917''' - Conecuh County Birth Index 1881-1903 and 1917 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igialabama.pdf.</ref>
  
===== Marriage  =====
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:*'''1906''' - Evergreen Birth Index 1906. Batch {{IGI|C546264}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete. - free
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===== Marriage  =====
  
 
:*'''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>
 
:*'''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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:*'''1866-1930''' - Conecuh County Marriage Books A-G Index 1866-1930 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
:*'''1873–1875, 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>
 
:*'''1873–1875, 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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===== Death  =====
 
===== Death  =====
  
:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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:*'''1881-1934''' - Conecuh County Death Index 1881-1934 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
:*'''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>
 
:*'''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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:*'''1905''' - Evergreen Death Index 1905. Batch {{IGI|B546261}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
:*'''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>
 
:*'''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>
  
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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:*'''1926-1932''' - Evergreen Death Index 1926-1932. Batch {{IGI|B593157}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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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.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/conecuh.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
 
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Guide to Conecuh County Alabama genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Conecuh County, Alabama
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 13, 1907
County Seat Evergreen
Courthouse
Conecuh County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Address Conecuh County Courthouse
Jackson Street
Courthouse Square
Evergreen, AL 36401
Phone:(251) 578-2066
County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Probate Judge has marriage probate and land records [1]

History

Parent County

1818--Conecuh County was created 13 February 1818 from Monroe County.
County seat: Evergreen [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Alabama county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Alabama County Boundary Maps" (1799-1980) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

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Conecuh County had destructive courthouse fires in 1868, 1875, 1885, 1895 and 1900. See Research in Alabama: A Genealogical Guide  page 26 for suggested alternative sources to overcome this loss.[3]

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

For a list of record loss in Alabama counties see: Alabama Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

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Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biography

Biographies of many notable residents of Conecuh County, Alabama were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 700.

Cemeteries


  • Riley, Elizabeth d'Autrey. The Evergreen Old Historical Cemetery in Evergreen, Alabama, Conecuh County. Brewton, Ala.: Escambia Ptg. and Office Supplies, 1971. Digital versions at Ancestry ($); FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

Conecuh County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1820 5,713
1830 7,444 30.3%
1840 8,197 10.1%
1850 9,322 13.7%
1860 11,311 21.3%
1870 9,574 −15.4%
1880 12,605 31.7%
1890 14,594 15.8%
1900 17,514 20.0%
1910 21,433 22.4%
1920 24,593 14.7%
1930 25,429 3.4%
1940 25,489 0.2%
1950 21,776 −14.6%
1960 17,762 −18.4%
1970 15,645 −11.9%
1980 15,884 1.5%
1990 14,054 −11.5%
2000 14,089 0.2%
2010 13,228 −6.1%
Sources: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov.  through 1960
For tips on accessing Conecuh County, Alabama census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Alabama denominations, view the Alabama Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Alabama Land and Property for additional information about early Alabama land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Conecuh County, Alabama. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Alabama Local Histories.

  • Riley, Benjamin Franklin. History of Conecuh County Alabama. Columbus, Ga.: T. Gilbert, Printer, 1881. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Maps

 Military 

Civil War

Civil War service men from Conecuh 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 ConecuhCounty.

- 4th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company E(Conecuh Guards)
- 16th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company D
- 23rd Battalion, Alabama, Company F
- 23rd Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company D and H
- 29th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company I
- 38th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company E
- 42nd Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company E




Newspapers

Finding More Alabama Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Conecuh County, Alabama newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate Records

Probate records are held by the Conecuh County, Alabama Probate Court. Most records are housed at the Conecuh County, Alabama Courthouse. Many records are on microfilm at the Family History Library.

See the wiki page Alabama Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.

Record types: Wills, dower records, personal property sales, settlement records, orphans’ records, and bonds.

Research Guides

  • Inventory of the County Archives of Alabama: Conecuh County. Birmingham, Ala.: The Survey, 1938. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Taxation

Alabama tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Alabama Taxation.


  • 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Conecuh County is in District 1.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Alabama State Department of Health , the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Alabama. See also How to order Alabama Vital Records

Birth
  • 1906 - Evergreen Birth Index 1906. Batch C546264 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • To 1825 Index to Marriages at Ancestry– ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked.
  • 1873–1875, 1936–1969 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969 at Ancestry– ($); 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.
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.
  • 1905 - Evergreen Death Index 1905. Batch B546261 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1926-1932 - Evergreen Death Index 1926-1932. Batch B593157 at FamilySearch - free.[4]

Voting Registers

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Conecuh 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. Marilyn Davis Barefield, Researching in Alabama: a Genealogical Guide (Birmingham, Alabama : Birmingham Public Library, 1998), 26. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Book 976.1 D27b 1998.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igialabama.pdf.

 

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