Decatur County, Alabama Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Alabama]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Decatur_County,_Alabama|Decatur County]]'' <br>  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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*'''1821'''--'''Decatur County''' was formed 17 December 1821 from [[Jackson County, Alabama]].
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*'''1824'''--Abolished 28 December 1824 for want of minimal area, and her territory was divided between [[Madison County, Alabama|Madison]] and [[Jackson County, Alabama|Jackson]] counties.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Decatur County, Alabama" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at (accessed 27 August 2012).</ref>
  
== History  ==
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For [[Decatur_County,_Alabama|Decatur County]] records, see [[Madison County, Alabama|Madison]] and [[Jackson County, Alabama|Jackson]] counties.
  
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[[Category:Jackson_County,_Alabama]] [[Category:Decatur_County,_Alabama]] [[Category:Alabama_counties]]
 
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*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.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192501&subject_disp=Alabama%2C+Decatur&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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For a period of four years there existed a county in Alabama known as Decatur County. It was located in what is today eastern Madison County, western Jackson County, and a small portion of northwest Marshall County. Records and Archives of Decatur County were transferred to Jackson County and were held by clerks of the County and Circuit Courts.
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Revision as of 22:45, 27 August 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Alabama Gotoarrow.png Decatur County

  • 1821--Decatur County was formed 17 December 1821 from Jackson County, Alabama.
  • 1824--Abolished 28 December 1824 for want of minimal area, and her territory was divided between Madison and Jackson counties.[1]

For Decatur County records, see Madison and Jackson counties.

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Decatur County, Alabama" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at (accessed 27 August 2012).