Decatur County, Alabama Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Alabama|Alabama]] > Decatur County''
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]]&gt;[[Alabama|Alabama]]&gt;County'' <br>
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== History Tidbit  ==
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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* Decatur County was formed 17 December 1821 from Jackson County.
 
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* Abolished 1824 and the territory returned to Jackson County.  
== History  ==
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* For the records, see Jackson County.
 
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==== Parent County ====
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==== Land  ====
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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== Townships and Cities  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
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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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== References  ==
 
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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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*Alabama: Her History Resources, W. Brewer; pub. Montgomery, Alabama, 1872.
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*Alabama History, Joel Campbell Dubose; pub. Atlanta 1908
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*History of Alabama, Albert Burton Moore; pub. Chicago, 1927
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*History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Thomas McAvory Owen; pub. Chicago, 1921.
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*Report of the Alabama History Commission, Thomas McAvory Owen; pub. Montgomery, Alabama 1901
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*History of Alabama, Albert James Pickett; pub. Birmingham, Alabama 1878
  
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[[Category:Jackson_County,_Alabama]]

Revision as of 08:48, 14 August 2008

United States > Alabama > Decatur County

History Tidbit

  • Decatur County was formed 17 December 1821 from Jackson County.
  • Abolished 1824 and the territory returned to Jackson County.
  • For the records, see Jackson County.

References

  • Alabama: Her History Resources, W. Brewer; pub. Montgomery, Alabama, 1872.
  • Alabama History, Joel Campbell Dubose; pub. Atlanta 1908
  • History of Alabama, Albert Burton Moore; pub. Chicago, 1927
  • History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Thomas McAvory Owen; pub. Chicago, 1921.
  • Report of the Alabama History Commission, Thomas McAvory Owen; pub. Montgomery, Alabama 1901
  • History of Alabama, Albert James Pickett; pub. Birmingham, Alabama 1878