Hale County, Alabama Genealogy

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*'''[[Hale County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Hale County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Hale County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
 
*'''[[Hale County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Hale County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Hale County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]  
 
*[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/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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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesMetropolitan&countyID=hale Hale County Courthouse]<br>1001 Main Street,<br>Greensboro, AL 36744&nbsp;<br>Phone: (334) 624-4334  
 
[http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesMetropolitan&countyID=hale Hale County Courthouse]<br>1001 Main Street,<br>Greensboro, AL 36744&nbsp;<br>Phone: (334) 624-4334  
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==== Biographies  ====
 
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:*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/hale/bios.htm Hale County Biographies] at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] - free.
 
:*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/hale/bios.htm Hale County Biographies] at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth =====
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:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
 
:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
  
===== Marriage =====
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:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
 
:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
  
===== Death =====
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:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection  
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:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
  
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection

Revision as of 20:26, 20 August 2012

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






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  • Hale County, Alabama Genealogy residents may also have records in
    Neighboring Counties:
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Hale County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Hale County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 30, 1867
County Seat Greensboro
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Hale County

Contents

County Courthouse

Hale County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg

Hale County Courthouse
1001 Main Street,
Greensboro, AL 36744 
Phone: (334) 624-4334

Probate Judge has marriage, divorce, probate court
and land records from 1868 [1]

History

Parent County

1867--Hale County was created 30 January 1867 from GreeneTuscaloosa, Marengo and Perry Counties.
County seat: Greensboro [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biographies

Biographies of many notable residents of Hale County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 1053.

Cemeteries

Census

Hale County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1870 21,792
1880 26,553 21.8%
1890 27,501 3.6%
1900 31,011 12.8%
1910 27,883 −10.1%
1920 24,289 −12.9%
1930 26,265 8.1%
1940 25,533 −2.8%
1950 20,832 −18.4%
1960 19,537 −6.2%
1970 15,888 −18.7%
1980 15,604 −1.8%
1990 15,498 −0.7%
2000 17,185 10.9%
2010 15,760 −8.3%
For tips on accessing Hale County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.


Church

Court

Land and Property

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

  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Hale 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 976.143 E7b.

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hale County p. 37. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).