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*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674670 Death and Burials 1881-1952]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
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{{ALinfobox|Elmore|1866|February 15|Wetumpka}}  
 
{{ALinfobox|Elmore|1866|February 15|Wetumpka}}  
 
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Elmore County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.elmoreco.org/Default.asp?ID=143&pg=County+Directory Elmore County Courthouse]<br>100 East Commerce Street<br>Wetumpka, AL 36092<br>Phone: (334) 567-1123  
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[[Image:Elmore County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [http://www.elmoreco.org/Default.asp?ID=143&pg=County+Directory Elmore County Courthouse]<br>100 East Commerce Street<br>Wetumpka, AL 36092<br>Phone: (334) 567-1123  
  
 
Probate Judge has marriage and land records from 1867,<br>Birth and Death records 1909-1913<br>probate records from 1866 and military discharge records 1919<ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elmore County p. 37. ; .</ref>  
 
Probate Judge has marriage and land records from 1867,<br>Birth and Death records 1909-1913<br>probate records from 1866 and military discharge records 1919<ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elmore County p. 37. ; .</ref>  
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==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
  
Blankenship published graves from the following '''African American cemeteries''': Davis Cemetery, Draper Correctional Center Cemetery, Harrogate Springs Cemetery, Hurd-Grey Cemetery, Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Old Bingham Cemetery, Rose Hill - Black Section, Thrash Cemetery, and Wetumpka City Cemetery - Black Section. See the [[Elmore County, Alabama#blank|Cemeteries section]] for free online access.
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Blankenship published graves from the following '''African American cemeteries''': Davis Cemetery, Draper Correctional Center Cemetery, Harrogate Springs Cemetery, Hurd-Grey Cemetery, Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Old Bingham Cemetery, Rose Hill - Black Section, Thrash Cemetery, and Wetumpka City Cemetery - Black Section. See the [[Elmore County, Alabama#blank|Cemeteries section]] for free online access.  
  
==== Biographies ====
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==== Biography ====
  
 
{{ALbio|933}}  
 
{{ALbio|933}}  
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:*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/elmore/bios.htm Elmore County Biographies] at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] - free.
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Blankenship, Linda and Tracey Blankenship. ''Cemeteries of Elmore County.'' Vol. 2. 1989. Digital version at {{FSbook|194485}} - free. Includes Allen-Bibb Cemetery, Bandy Cemetery, Bethlehem West Baptist Church, Brassell Cemetery, Brookside Memory Gardens, Bugg Cemetery, Butler and Jackson Memory Gardens, Cain's Chapel United Methodist Church, Cardwell Cemetery, Castleberry Memorial Congregational, China Grove Church &amp; Cemetery, Clark Cemetery, Coosa River Primitive Baptist Church, Davis Cemetery, Deatsville United Methodist Church, Draper Correctional Center Cemetery, Ebenezer Bible Church Cemetery, Estes Cemetery, Fain Cemetery, Ft. Toulouse Cemetery, Geddie Cemetery, Georgia Road Church of Christ, Glenn Cemetery, Hagerty Hill Cemetery, Hall Cemetery, Hall-Rawlinson Cemetery, Harrogate Springs Cemetery, Harwell Cemetery, Haynie Cemetery, Hornsby Cemetery, Hurd-Grey Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Kent-Holley Cemetery, Lake Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Lett Cemetery, Leyburn Cemetery, Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Lovejoy Cemetery, Moon Cemetery, Moore Cemetery, Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Hebron West Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mulder Cemetery, New Harmony Baptist Church, New Home Missionary Baptist Church, New Hope Baptist Church, Nixon Hill Cemetery, Old Bingham Cemetery, Old Harmony Church Cemetery, Old Wetumpka City Cemetery, Prospect Church Cemetery, Pruitt-Poage Cemetery, Rhoades Cemetery, Rives Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Robinson Springs Cemetery, Rocky Mount Cemetery, Rocky Mount Plantation Cemetery, Rose Hill - Black Section, Smith Cemetery, Speer Cemetery, Spratlen Cemetery, Taunton Cemetery, Taylor Cemetery, Thrash Cemetery, Tri-Community Cemetery, Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Congregational Church Cemetery, Wall Cemetery, Wall-Coats Cemetery, Wallsboro United Methodist Church, Westbrook Cemetery, Wetumpka City Cemetery, William Wyatt Bibb Cemetery, Zeiglers Cemetery, Zeigler-Thomason Cemetery, Zimmerman Plantation Cemetery.
 
*Blankenship, Linda and Tracey Blankenship. ''Cemeteries of Elmore County.'' Vol. 2. 1989. Digital version at {{FSbook|194485}} - free. Includes Allen-Bibb Cemetery, Bandy Cemetery, Bethlehem West Baptist Church, Brassell Cemetery, Brookside Memory Gardens, Bugg Cemetery, Butler and Jackson Memory Gardens, Cain's Chapel United Methodist Church, Cardwell Cemetery, Castleberry Memorial Congregational, China Grove Church &amp; Cemetery, Clark Cemetery, Coosa River Primitive Baptist Church, Davis Cemetery, Deatsville United Methodist Church, Draper Correctional Center Cemetery, Ebenezer Bible Church Cemetery, Estes Cemetery, Fain Cemetery, Ft. Toulouse Cemetery, Geddie Cemetery, Georgia Road Church of Christ, Glenn Cemetery, Hagerty Hill Cemetery, Hall Cemetery, Hall-Rawlinson Cemetery, Harrogate Springs Cemetery, Harwell Cemetery, Haynie Cemetery, Hornsby Cemetery, Hurd-Grey Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Kent-Holley Cemetery, Lake Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Lett Cemetery, Leyburn Cemetery, Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Lovejoy Cemetery, Moon Cemetery, Moore Cemetery, Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Hebron West Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mulder Cemetery, New Harmony Baptist Church, New Home Missionary Baptist Church, New Hope Baptist Church, Nixon Hill Cemetery, Old Bingham Cemetery, Old Harmony Church Cemetery, Old Wetumpka City Cemetery, Prospect Church Cemetery, Pruitt-Poage Cemetery, Rhoades Cemetery, Rives Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Robinson Springs Cemetery, Rocky Mount Cemetery, Rocky Mount Plantation Cemetery, Rose Hill - Black Section, Smith Cemetery, Speer Cemetery, Spratlen Cemetery, Taunton Cemetery, Taylor Cemetery, Thrash Cemetery, Tri-Community Cemetery, Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Congregational Church Cemetery, Wall Cemetery, Wall-Coats Cemetery, Wallsboro United Methodist Church, Westbrook Cemetery, Wetumpka City Cemetery, William Wyatt Bibb Cemetery, Zeiglers Cemetery, Zeigler-Thomason Cemetery, Zimmerman Plantation Cemetery.
  
Additional Elmore County cemetery records are included in ''Alabama Cemetery Records'' {{FSbook|185681|disp=Vol. 1}} at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
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Additional Elmore County cemetery records are included in ''Alabama Cemetery Records'' {{FSbook|185681|disp=Vol. 1}} at FamilySearch Books Online - free.  
  
 
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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:*Golden, Virginia Noble. ''A History of Tallassee for Tallasseeans.'' Tallassee, Ala.: Tallassee Mills of Mount Vernon-Woodberry Mills, 1949. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29653 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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===== Civil War&nbsp;  =====
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Civil War service men from&nbsp;Elmore 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&nbsp;Elmore County.
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:- [[13th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|13th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company F
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*''1867 Loyalty Oath Index: Elmore County, Alabama.'' n.d. Digital version at {{FSbook|211463}} - free.
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
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*'''1839-1913''' - Blankenship, Linda. ''Abstracted Newspapers of Elmore County, Alabama.'' 13 vols. n.d. Digital versions at FamilySearch Books Online - free:
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:*1839-1840 - {{FSbook|198671|disp=Vol. 8}}
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:*1856-1875 - {{FSbook|198674|disp=Vol. 9}}
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:*1870-1880 - {{FSbook|198613|disp=Vol. 1}}
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:*1881-1885 - {{FSbook|198359|disp=Vol. 2}}
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:*1886-1890 - {{FSbook|198656|disp=Vol. 3}}
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:*1891-1893 - {{FSbook|198659|disp=Vol. 4}}
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:*1893-1896 - {{FSbook|198662|disp=Vol. 5}}
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:*1896-1898 - {{FSbook|198665|disp=Vol. 6}}
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:*1897-1900 - {{FSbook|198668|disp=Vol. 7}}
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:*1901-1904 - {{FSbook|198680|disp=Vol. 10}}
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:*1905-1907 - {{FSbook|198677|disp=Vol. 11}}
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:*1908-1911 - {{FSbook|198683|disp=Vol. 12}}
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:*1911-1913 - {{FSbook|198639|disp=Vol. 13}}
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:*'''1830-1976''' - {{PAGENAME}} Probate Records, 1830-1976 at {{RecordSearch|1978117|FamilySearch}} - free.
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:*''[http://searches.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/autauga/auta-will.pl Autauga County, Alabama Wills and Estates]'' Index compiled by Larry Nobles and Autauga Genealogical Society found on USGenWeb.com.  Much data relating to the western "ex-Autauga" section of Elmore County may be found in the Autauga Will Index.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alelmore/vitalrec.htm Elmore County Vital Records] at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~algenweb/ ALGenWeb] - free.
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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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:*'''To 1825''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2080  ''Index to Marriages''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked. <br>
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:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete. - free
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:*'''1867–1901, 1920, 1936–1969'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 ''Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); 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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:*'''1867–1900'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4192  "Alabama Marriages, 1809–1920"]at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. This database is a collection of marriage records from the state. Researchers will find the names of both bride and groom along with the marriage date. The county where the ceremony was performed is also provided. Containing about 150,000 records and the names of nearly 300,000 men and women. <br>
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:*'''1867-1873''' - ''W.P.A Files Elmore County Alabama Marriages 1867-1873, Volume "A".'' Digital version at {{FSbook|592093}} - free.
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:*'''1909-1913''' - Blankenship, Linda. ''Elmore County, Alabama Birth &amp; Death Records 1909-1913.'' n.d. Digital version at {{FSbook|211469}} - free.
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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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:*'''1881–1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2543 ''Index to Deaths and Burials''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); 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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:*'''1909-1913''' - Blankenship, Linda. ''Elmore County, Alabama Birth &amp; Death Records 1909-1913.'' n.d. Digital version at {{FSbook|211469}} - free.
  
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
  
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;Elmore County lists 2 books. &nbsp;[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/elmorecountyvol1.pdf Book 1] is available.  
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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;Elmore County lists 2 books:
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*&nbsp;[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/elmorecountyvol1.pdf Book 1]&nbsp;
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*[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/elmorecountyvol2.pdf Book 2]
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://uswebgen.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://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Elmore|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Elmore|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/elmore.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/elmore.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Elmore County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1884
1867
1927
1867
1867
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County


Elmore County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Elmore County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 15, 1866
County Seat Wetumpka
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

Elmore County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Elmore County Courthouse
100 East Commerce Street
Wetumpka, AL 36092
Phone: (334) 567-1123

Probate Judge has marriage and land records from 1867,
Birth and Death records 1909-1913
probate records from 1866 and military discharge records 1919[1]

History

Parent County

1866--Elmore County was created 15 February 1866 fromAutauga, Coosa, Montgomery and Tallapoosa Counties.
County seat:  Wetumpka [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Blankenship published graves from the following African American cemeteries: Davis Cemetery, Draper Correctional Center Cemetery, Harrogate Springs Cemetery, Hurd-Grey Cemetery, Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Old Bingham Cemetery, Rose Hill - Black Section, Thrash Cemetery, and Wetumpka City Cemetery - Black Section. See the Cemeteries section for free online access.

Biography

Biographies of many notable residents of Elmore County, Alabama were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 933.

Cemeteries

  • Blankenship, Linda and Tracey Blankenship. Cemeteries of Elmore County. Vol. 1. 1989. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Allen Cemetery, Antioch Baptist Church, Bachelor Cemetery, Balm of Gilead Congregational Church, Bass Cemetery, Bethel Holiness Church, Bethlehem East Baptist Church, Beulah Baptist Church, Billingslea Cemetery, Bullard Cemetery (Eclectic, Ala.), Bullard Family Cemetery (Wetumpka, Ala.), Central Baptist Church, Chana Creek Primitive Baptist Church, China Grove Cemetery, Claud Independent Methodist Church, Cotton Family Cemetery, Edwards-Pannell Cemetery, Friendship Cemetery, Friendship Church, Good Hope Church, Green Cemetery, Grier Chapel Holiness Church, Halls Chapel Holiness Church, Harmony United Methodist Church, Holman Cemetery, Hornsby Cemetery, Kimbell Cemetery, Lamar-Ware Cemetery, Laurel Hill Cemetery - Molton Plantation, Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church, Little Flock Cemetery, Lovejoy Cemetery, Mann Cemetery, Marshall Cemetery, McKeithen Cemetery, Mt. Gilead Church, Mt. Hebron Church of Christ, Mt. Hebron East Baptist Church, New Home Baptist Church, Oak Valley Station United Methodist Church, Old Cemetery above Lake Martin, Old Prospect Cemetery, Pine View Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Prospect Baptist Church, Providence Methodist Church, Providence Primitive Baptist Church, Prospect Church Cemetery, Pruitt-Poage Cemetery, Rhoades Cemetery, Rives Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Robinson Springs Cemetery, Rocky Mount Cemetery, Rocky Mount Plantation Cemetery, Rose Hill - Black Section, Smith Cemetery, Speer Cemetery, Spratlen Cemetery, Taunton Cemetery, Taylor Cemetery, Thrash Cemetery, Tri-Community Cemetery, Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Congregational Church Cemetery, Wall Cemetery, Wall-Coats Cemetery, Wallsboro United Methodist Church, Westbrook Cemetery, Wetumpka City Cemetery, William Wyatt Bibb Cemetery, Zeiglers Cemetery, Zeigler-Thomason Cemetery, and Zimmerman Plantation Cemetery.
  • Blankenship, Linda and Tracey Blankenship. Cemeteries of Elmore County. Vol. 2. 1989. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Allen-Bibb Cemetery, Bandy Cemetery, Bethlehem West Baptist Church, Brassell Cemetery, Brookside Memory Gardens, Bugg Cemetery, Butler and Jackson Memory Gardens, Cain's Chapel United Methodist Church, Cardwell Cemetery, Castleberry Memorial Congregational, China Grove Church & Cemetery, Clark Cemetery, Coosa River Primitive Baptist Church, Davis Cemetery, Deatsville United Methodist Church, Draper Correctional Center Cemetery, Ebenezer Bible Church Cemetery, Estes Cemetery, Fain Cemetery, Ft. Toulouse Cemetery, Geddie Cemetery, Georgia Road Church of Christ, Glenn Cemetery, Hagerty Hill Cemetery, Hall Cemetery, Hall-Rawlinson Cemetery, Harrogate Springs Cemetery, Harwell Cemetery, Haynie Cemetery, Hornsby Cemetery, Hurd-Grey Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Kent-Holley Cemetery, Lake Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Lett Cemetery, Leyburn Cemetery, Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Lovejoy Cemetery, Moon Cemetery, Moore Cemetery, Mt. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Hebron West Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mulder Cemetery, New Harmony Baptist Church, New Home Missionary Baptist Church, New Hope Baptist Church, Nixon Hill Cemetery, Old Bingham Cemetery, Old Harmony Church Cemetery, Old Wetumpka City Cemetery, Prospect Church Cemetery, Pruitt-Poage Cemetery, Rhoades Cemetery, Rives Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Robinson Springs Cemetery, Rocky Mount Cemetery, Rocky Mount Plantation Cemetery, Rose Hill - Black Section, Smith Cemetery, Speer Cemetery, Spratlen Cemetery, Taunton Cemetery, Taylor Cemetery, Thrash Cemetery, Tri-Community Cemetery, Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Congregational Church Cemetery, Wall Cemetery, Wall-Coats Cemetery, Wallsboro United Methodist Church, Westbrook Cemetery, Wetumpka City Cemetery, William Wyatt Bibb Cemetery, Zeiglers Cemetery, Zeigler-Thomason Cemetery, Zimmerman Plantation Cemetery.

Additional Elmore County cemetery records are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 1 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

Elmore County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1870 14,477
1880 17,502 20.9%
1890 21,732 24.2%
1900 26,099 20.1%
1910 28,245 8.2%
1920 28,085 −0.6%
1930 34,280 22.1%
1940 34,546 0.8%
1950 31,649 −8.4%
1960 30,524 −3.6%
1970 33,661 10.3%
1980 43,390 28.9%
1990 49,210 13.4%
2000 65,874 33.9%
2010 79,303 20.4%
For tips on accessing Elmore County, Alabama census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church Records

Court Records

Land and Property

Local Histories

  • Golden, Virginia Noble. A History of Tallassee for Tallasseeans. Tallassee, Ala.: Tallassee Mills of Mount Vernon-Woodberry Mills, 1949. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Civil War 

Civil War service men from Elmore 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 Elmore County.

- 13th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company F



Newspapers

  • 1839-1913 - Blankenship, Linda. Abstracted Newspapers of Elmore County, Alabama. 13 vols. n.d. Digital versions at FamilySearch Books Online - free:

Probate Records

  • 1830-1976 - Elmore County, Alabama Probate Records, 1830-1976 at FamilySearch - free.
  • Autauga County, Alabama Wills and Estates Index compiled by Larry Nobles and Autauga Genealogical Society found on USGenWeb.com. Much data relating to the western "ex-Autauga" section of Elmore County may be found in the Autauga Will Index.

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
  • To 1825 Index to Marriages at Ancestry – ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked.
  • 1867–1901, 1920, 1936–1969 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969 at Ancestry – ($); 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.
  • 1867–1900 "Alabama Marriages, 1809–1920"at Ancestry – ($); Index. This database is a collection of marriage records from the state. Researchers will find the names of both bride and groom along with the marriage date. The county where the ceremony was performed is also provided. Containing about 150,000 records and the names of nearly 300,000 men and women.
  • 1867-1873 - W.P.A Files Elmore County Alabama Marriages 1867-1873, Volume "A". Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
  • 1909-1913 - Blankenship, Linda. Elmore County, Alabama Birth & Death Records 1909-1913. n.d. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
Death
  • 1881–1974 Index to Deaths and Burials at Ancestry – ($); 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.
  • 1909-1913 - Blankenship, Linda. Elmore County, Alabama Birth & Death Records 1909-1913. n.d. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Elmore County lists 2 books:


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elmore County p. 37. ; .
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).