Franklin County, Alabama Genealogy

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[http://www.franklincountyal.org/ FRANKLIN COUNTY],<br>410 North Jackson Ave.<br>Russellville, AL 35653, (256) 332-8861  
 
[http://www.franklincountyal.org/ FRANKLIN COUNTY],<br>410 North Jackson Ave.<br>Russellville, AL 35653, (256) 332-8861  
  
Records burned 1890<br>Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1890<br>Clerk Circuit Court has court records from 1923 and divorce records  
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Records burned 1890<br>Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1890<br>Clerk Circuit Court has court records from 1923 and divorce records<ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County p. 37. ; .</ref>
 
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&lt;ref name="HBG"&gt;''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County p. 37. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.&lt;/ref&gt;
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:07, 15 May 2012

Dates for major county records
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Probate






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Franklin County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Franklin County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 6, 1818
County Seat Russellville
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Franklin County

Contents

County Courthouse

FRANKLIN COUNTY,
410 North Jackson Ave.
Russellville, AL 35653, (256) 332-8861

Records burned 1890
Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1890
Clerk Circuit Court has court records from 1923 and divorce records[1]

History

Parent County

1818--Franklin County was created 6 February 1818 from the Cherokee and Chickasaw Cession of 1816.
County seat: Russellville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1890 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Burned Counties Research

http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Franklin County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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