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|Fayette County, Alabama|
Location in the state of Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
|Founded||December 20, 1824|
County CourthouseFayette County Courthouse
103 1st Avenue NE
Fayette, AL 35555
Phone: (205) 932-4617
Probate Judge has birth records 1884-1941, death records
marriage records from 1866, land records from 1848
and military discharge records from 1919
1866 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
1911--Fayette County Courthouse and much of the business section of Fayette destroyed by fire on March 24, 1911. Many county records lost. 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
Biographies of many notable residents of Fayette County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 1022.
- Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Berry BillionGraves
- Bethlehem Cemetery, Fayette BillionGraves
- Musgrove Cemetery, Winfield BillionGraves
- Newell, Herbert M. Cemetery Records, Fayette County, Alabama: and Neighboring Counties. Fayette, Ala., 1959. Digital version at Ancestry ($). Includes Alta Cemetery, Anthony Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery, Asbury Cemetery, Ashcraft Corner Cemetery, Ballard Family Cemetery, Ballard School House Cemetery, Bankston Cemetery, Baptist Church Cemetery (Itawamba), Belk Cemetery, Berea Church of Christ Cemetery, Berry Cemetery, Berryhill Cemetery, Bethabara Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bethlehem Cemetery, Bevan's Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery, Big Creek Cemetery, Bluff Cemetery, Boone Cemetery, Brand Cemetery, Branyon Cemetery, Brotherton Cemetery, Buncomb Cemetery, Caine's Ridge Cemetery, Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Cedar Creek Cemetery, Cedar Grove Cemetery, Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Cleveland Church of Christ Cemetery, Coldwater Baptist Church Cemetery, Concord Cemetery, Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery, Edmond's Cemetery, El Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Elbethel Methodist Church Cemetery, Ellem Church of Christ Cemetery, Enis Cemetery, Ettica Cemetery, Fayette Cemetery, Feltman Cemetery, Flat Top Cemetery, Fowler Cemetery, Friendship Cemetery, Gilpin Cemetery, Glen Allen Methodist Church Cemetery, Glover Cemetery, Goodwater Cemetery, Gravlee Cemetery, Gumbud Cemetery, Harmony Grove Cemetery, Heggard Cemetery, Hodges Cemetery, Holliman Cemetery, Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery, Housh's Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery, Hubbertville Church of Christ Cemetery, Humber Cemetery, Hyder Cemetery, Jenkins Cemetery, Johnson Family Cemetery, Johnson School House Cemetery, Kennedy Cemetery Killingsworth Cemetery, Kimbrell Cemetery, Kuykendall Cemetery, Liberty Freewill Cemetery, Liberty Hill Methodist Church Cemetery, Little Family Cemetery, Macedonia Cemetery, Madison Cemetery, Madison Cemetery, Madison Cemetery, McCollum Cemetery, McCollum Family Cemetery, McConnell Cemetery, McDonald Cemetery, Meadow Branch Cemetery, Melton Cemetery, Montgomery Cemetery, Moore Cemetery, Moore Cemetery, Morris Cemetery, Moss Cemetery, Mt. Joy Cemetery, Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Mt. William Cemetery, Mulberry Springs Cemetery, Musgrove Family Cemetery, Musgrove Chapel Cemetery, Nalls Cemetery, Nebo Cemetery, New Bethel Cemetery, New Lexington Cemetery, New Liberty Freewill Baptist Church, New Prospect Methodist Church Cemetery, New River Baptist Church Cemetery, New River Church of Christ Cemetery, Newtonville Cemetery, Oak Grove Methodist Church Cemetery, Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Old Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Old Shepherd Cemetery, Old Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Old Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Owens Cemetery, Panter Cemetery, Patterson Family Cemetery, Pea Ridge Methodist Church Cemetery, Pendley Cemetery, Philadelphia Cemetery, Phillips Cemetery, Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church Cemetery, Pisgah Cemetery, Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill Methodist Church, Possum Trot Cemetery, Powell Cemetery, Providence Methodist Church Cemetery, Rehobeth Cemetery, Rice Family Cemetery, Robertson Family Cemetery, Rocky Mount Baptist Church, Rosehill Cemetery, Salem Baptist Old Church Cemetery, Salem Nazarene Church Cemetery, Sand Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Sanders Cemetery, Savage Cemetery, Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Shady Grove Nazerene Cemetery, Shepherd Baptist Church Cemetery, Shirley Cemetery, Shirley Cemetery, Siloam Cemetery, South Cemetery, Spring Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Stewart Cemetery, Stewart Cemetery, Strong Cemetery, Studdard's Cross Roads Cemetery, Sudduth Cemetery, Sulphur Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Tabernacle Cemetery, Tidwell Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery, Tucker Cemetery, Tucker Cemetery, Union Chapel Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery, Unity Cemetery, Wade Cemetery, Wesley Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery (Covin), Wesley Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery (near Pickens), Wesley Chapel Methodist Church Old Cemetery (near Pickens), Whitehead Cemetery, White Springs Cemetery, Whites Chapel Cemetery, Whitley Family Cemetery, Whitson Cemetery, Willcutt Chapel Cemetery, Williamson Cemetery, Williamson Cemetery (Northport), Woods Cemetery, and Zion Methodist Church Cemetery.
|Fayette County, Alabama|
Land and Property
To place a grant or deed on a map within context of Fayette County, Alabama Genealogy see:
- Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Fayette County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2007. 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 976.187 E7bg.
- Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865
- Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
- Fayette County, Alabama Will and Probate Records at USGenWeb.org. Includes several excerpts of wills.
- 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Fayette County is in District 3.
- 1881-1930 - Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
- 1816-1957 - Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
- 1881-1952 - Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
- 1908-1974 - Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- USGenWeb Archives Project ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
- Fayette County ALGenWeb ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
- Fayette County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fayette County p. 37. ; .
- ↑ "Fayette County, Alabama," Wikipedia.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ GenDisasters.com - Fayette, AL Courthouse and Business Section Fire, Mar 1911 http://www3.gendisasters.com/alabama/10146/fayette-al-courthouse-business-section-fire-mar-1911