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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Alabama Genealogy|Alabama]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[{{PAGENAME}}|Escambia County]]''  
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Guide to '''Escambia County, Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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| founded date = December 10
 
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| seat = Brewton  
 
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| building address =  Escambia County Courthouse]<br>314 Belleville Ave.<br>Brewton, AL 36427 <br>Phone: (251) 867-0225 [http://www.co.escambia.al.us/ '''Escambia County Website'''] }}
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| building address =  Escambia County Courthouse<br>314 Belleville Ave.<br>Brewton, AL 36427 <br>Phone: (251) 867-0225<br>[http://www.co.escambia.al.us/ '''County Website'''] }}  
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=== County Information ===
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==== Escambia County, Alabama Record Dates ====
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1897,<br>probate and land records from 1869<br><ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Escambia County p. 37. </ref>
  
[[Image:Escambia County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [http://www.co.escambia.al.us/ Escambia County Courthouse]<br>314 Belleville Ave.<br>Brewton, AL 36427 <br>Phone: (251) 867-0225
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=== History  ===
 
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1897,<br>probate and land records from 1869<br><ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Escambia County p. 37. ; .</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1868'''--Escambia County was&nbsp;created 10 December 1868&nbsp;from [[Baldwin County, Alabama|Baldwin]] and [[Conecuh County, Alabama|Conecuh]] Counties.<br>'''County seat''': Brewton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1868'''--Escambia County was&nbsp;created 10 December 1868&nbsp;from [[Baldwin County, Alabama Genealogy|Baldwin]] and [[Conecuh County, Alabama Genealogy|Conecuh]] Counties.<br>'''County seat''': Brewton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== 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  ====
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[[Burned Counties Research]]  
 
[[Burned Counties Research]]  
  
http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424  
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[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 Ancestry Blogs]
  
== 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]
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=== Places/Localities  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Baldwin County, Alabama|Baldwin&nbsp;]]  
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*[[Baldwin County, Alabama Genealogy|Baldwin&nbsp;]]  
*[[Conecuh County, Alabama|Conecuh]]  
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*[[Conecuh County, Alabama Genealogy|Conecuh]]  
*[[Covington County, Alabama|Covington]]  
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*[[Covington County, Alabama Genealogy|Covington]]  
*[[Escambia County, Florida|Escambia County, Florida]]  
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*[[Escambia County, Florida Genealogy|Escambia County, Florida]]  
*[[Monroe County, Alabama|Monroe]]  
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*[[Monroe County, Alabama Genealogy|Monroe]]  
*[[Okaloosa County, Florida|Okaloosa County, Florida]]  
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*[[Okaloosa County, Florida Genealogy|Okaloosa County, Florida]]  
*[[Santa Rosa County, Florida|Santa Rosa County, Florida]]
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*[[Santa Rosa County, Florida Genealogy|Santa Rosa County, Florida]]
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Biography  ====
 
==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Cheatham&GSiman=1&GScid=21397& Baptist Hill Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Cheatham&GSiman=1&GScid=21397& Baptist Hill Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Fuqua&GSiman=1&GScid=21550& Bethel Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Fuqua&GSiman=1&GScid=21550& Bethel Cemetery]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,117985,n,emmons%20cemetery.cfm Emmons Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,117985,n,emmons%20cemetery.cfm Emmons Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=22686 Emmons Cemetery East]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=22686 Emmons Cemetery East]  
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=emmons+cemetery+escambia+county+alabama+&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Emmons Cemetery]
 
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,118516,n,fort%20crawford%20cemetery.cfm Fort Crawford Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,118516,n,fort%20crawford%20cemetery.cfm Fort Crawford Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/p162273/ Foshee Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/p162273/ Foshee Cemetery]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,133894,n,zion%20church%20cemetery.cfm Zion Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,133894,n,zion%20church%20cemetery.cfm Zion Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=27241 Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=27241 Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
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==== Church Records  ====
 
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LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch&nbsp;Records  
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==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
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To place a grant or deed on a map within context of {{PAGENAME}} see:<br>  
 
To place a grant or deed on a map within context of {{PAGENAME}} see:<br>  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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{{AL History Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/alabama/ Maps of Alabama (1799-1980)]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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{{AL Newspaper abstracts|Escambia}}
  
 
==== Probate Records  ====
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== 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]
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===== Birth  =====
 
===== Birth  =====
  
:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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:*'''1881 1930''' {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete. - free
 
  
 
:*'''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>
  
 
:*'''1860, 1879-1892, 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>
 
:*'''1860, 1879-1892, 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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:*'''1879-1930''' - Escambia County Marriage Books A-L Index 1879-1930 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 [[Media:Igialabamadj.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/06/Igialabamadj.pdf]].</ref>
  
 
:*'''1879–1892''' [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>
 
:*'''1879–1892''' [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>
  
===== Death  =====
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:*'''1809 – 1950''' {{RecordSearch|1743384|Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
  
:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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:*'''1816 – 1957''' {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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:*'''1800 – 1969''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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:*'''1809 – 1920''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4192 Alabama Marriages,
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:*'''1809-1920''' (Selected Counties)] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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===== Death  =====
  
 
:*'''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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:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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:*'''1881 – 1952''' {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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:*'''1908 – 1974''' {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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:*'''1881 – 1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2543 Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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:*'''1908 – 1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5188 Alabama Deaths,
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:*'''1908-59'''] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/al-society-archive/ List of Alabama Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
 
==== Family History Center<br>  ====
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
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**166 Old Bratt Rd<br>Atmore, Escambia, Alabama, United States<br>'''Phone''': 334-368-5130 <br>'''Hours''':&nbsp;Wed 6pm-7pm<br>
 
**166 Old Bratt Rd<br>Atmore, Escambia, Alabama, United States<br>'''Phone''': 334-368-5130 <br>'''Hours''':&nbsp;Wed 6pm-7pm<br>
  
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/escambia-county/ Escambia County, AL History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
 
*[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.  
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Escambia|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Escambia|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/escambia.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/escambia.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alescamb/ Escambia County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alescamb/ Escambia County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Escambia/ Escambia County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Escambia/ Escambia County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Latest revision as of 17:10, 24 June 2015

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Escambia County

Guide to Escambia County, Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Escambia County, Alabama
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 10, 1868
County Seat Brewton
Courthouse
Escambia County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Address Escambia County Courthouse
314 Belleville Ave.
Brewton, AL 36427
Phone: (251) 867-0225
County Website

Contents

County Information

Escambia County, Alabama Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1897,
probate and land records from 1869
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History

Parent County

1868--Escambia County was created 10 December 1868 from Baldwin and Conecuh Counties.
County seat: Brewton [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

1868 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Burned Counties Research

Ancestry Blogs

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

Places/Localities

Alescambia.jpg

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biography

Biographies of many notable residents of Escambia County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 951.

Cemeteries

Census

Escambia County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1870 4,041
1880 5,719 41.5%
1890 8,666 51.5%
1900 11,320 30.6%
1910 18,889 66.9%
1920 22,464 18.9%
1930 27,963 24.5%
1940 30,671 9.7%
1950 31,443 2.5%
1960 33,511 6.6%
1970 34,912 4.2%
1980 38,440 10.1%
1990 35,518 −7.6%
2000 38,440 8.2%
2010 38,319 −0.3%
For tips on accessing Escambia County, Alabama Genealogy 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.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Olive

Court Records

Directories

Escambia County, Alabama Online Historical Directories - identifies historical city, county, business and other directories available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.

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.

To place a grant or deed on a map within context of Escambia County, Alabama Genealogy see:

  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Escambia County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2006. This is a definitive work and can be used as an index to land grants. Digital version at HistoryGeo.com ($). Website includes free surname index. FHL Book 976.1265 E7b.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Escambia County, Alabama Genealogy. 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.

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Finding More Alabama Newspapers

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

Probate Records

Probate records are held by the Escambia County, Alabama Genealogy Probate Court. Most records are housed at the Escambia County, Alabama Genealogy 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.

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.

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
Marriage
  • To 1825 Index to Marriages at Ancestry – ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked.
  • 1860, 1879-1892, 1936–1969 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969 at Ancestry – ($); 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.
  • 1879–1892 "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.


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.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Escambia County p. 37.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/06/Igialabamadj.pdf.

 

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