Dallas County, Alabama

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Dallas County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [http://www.dallascounty-al.org/default.aspx?pageID=2 Dallas County Courthouse] <br>105 Lauderdale, <br>Selma, AL 36702,<br>Phone: (334) 874-2523  
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[[Image:Dallas County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Dallas County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.dallascounty-al.org/default.aspx?pageID=2 Dallas County Courthouse] <br>105 Lauderdale, <br>Selma, AL 36702,<br>Phone: (334) 874-2523  
  
 
Probate Judge has marriage records from 1818<br>Divorce Records from 1917<br>Probate Records from 1821 and land records from 1820&lt;ref name="HBG"&gt;Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dallas County p. 36. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.&lt;/ref&gt;  
 
Probate Judge has marriage records from 1818<br>Divorce Records from 1917<br>Probate Records from 1821 and land records from 1820&lt;ref name="HBG"&gt;Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dallas County p. 36. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.&lt;/ref&gt;  
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==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
  
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:*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/dallas/bios.htm Dallas County Biographies] at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] - free.
 
:*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/dallas/bios.htm Dallas County Biographies] at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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===== Birth =====
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:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
 
:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
  
===== Marriage =====
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:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
 
:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
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:*'''1818-1929''' - {{RecordSearch|1743384|Dallas County, Alabama Marriage Books D, A, F-K, V, AA, FF, MM, QQ, TT, and Index (1821-1980)}} 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>
 
:*'''1818-1929''' - {{RecordSearch|1743384|Dallas County, Alabama Marriage Books D, A, F-K, V, AA, FF, MM, QQ, TT, and Index (1821-1980)}} 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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:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection  
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:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
  
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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Revision as of 20:22, 20 August 2012

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






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  • Dallas County, Alabama residents may also have records in
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Dallas County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Dallas County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 9, 1818
County Seat Selma
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Dallas County

Contents

County Courthouse

Dallas County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Dallas County Courthouse
105 Lauderdale,
Selma, AL 36702,
Phone: (334) 874-2523

Probate Judge has marriage records from 1818
Divorce Records from 1917
Probate Records from 1821 and land records from 1820<ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dallas County p. 36. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.</ref>

  

History

Parent County

1818--Dallas County was created 9 February 1818 from Montgomery County and the Creek Cession of 1814.
County seat: Selma [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Biographies

Biographies of many notable residents of Dallas County, Alabama were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 844.

Cemeteries

Additional Dallas County cemeteries are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 1 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

Dallas County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1820 6,003
1830 14,017 133.5%
1840 25,199 79.8%
1850 29,727 18.0%
1860 33,625 13.1%
1870 40,705 21.1%
1880 48,433 19.0%
1890 49,350 1.9%
1900 54,657 10.8%
1910 53,401 −2.3%
1920 54,697 2.4%
1930 55,094 0.7%
1940 55,245 0.3%
1950 56,270 1.9%
1960 56,667 0.7%
1970 55,296 −2.4%
1980 53,981 −2.4%
1990 48,130 −10.8%
2000 46,365 −3.7%
2010 43,820 −5.5%
For tips on accessing Dallas County, Alabama census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Civil War Battle Fought in Dallas County
  • 1865 - April 2 = Selma

Battle information from Civil War Battle Summaries by State, by the Heritage Preservation Services.

Map showing Civil War battles in Alabama, by the Heritage Preservation Services.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Dallas County lists six books, but books 4 and 6 appear to be duplicates of Volume 5.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 2.0 2.1 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.