Henry County, Alabama

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*'''[[Hale County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Hale County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Hale County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[[Image:AL_Courthouse_Henry.JPG|thumb|right|250px|Henry County, Alabama Courthouse]]
 
[http://www.henrycountyalabama.org/ Henry County Courthouse]<br>101 West Court Square, <br>Abbeville, AL 36310, Phone: (334) 585-2753  
 
[http://www.henrycountyalabama.org/ Henry County Courthouse]<br>101 West Court Square, <br>Abbeville, AL 36310, Phone: (334) 585-2753  
  
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*''Hutto Family Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama.'' 1956. Digital version at {{FSbook|207005}} - free.
 
*''Hutto Family Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama.'' 1956. Digital version at {{FSbook|207005}} - free.
  
Additional Henry County cemeteries are included in ''Alabama Cemetery Records'' {{FSbook|185660|disp=Vol. 2}} at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
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Additional Henry County cemeteries are included in ''Alabama Cemetery Records'' {{FSbook|185660|disp=Vol. 2}} at FamilySearch Books Online - free.  
  
 
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==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
  
To place a grant or deed on a map within context of {{PAGENAME}} see:<br>  
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*Boyd, Gregory A. ''Family Maps of Henry County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More''. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2008. This is a definitive work and can be used as an index to land grants. Digital version at [http://www.historygeo.com/maplib/prjs/AL HistoryGeo.com] ($). Website includes free surname index. {{FHL|1551871|item|disp=FHL Book 976.131 E7b}}.
 
*Boyd, Gregory A. ''Family Maps of Henry County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More''. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2008. This is a definitive work and can be used as an index to land grants. Digital version at [http://www.historygeo.com/maplib/prjs/AL HistoryGeo.com] ($). Website includes free surname index. {{FHL|1551871|item|disp=FHL Book 976.131 E7b}}.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
=== Family History Center<br> ===
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=== Family History Center<br> ===
  
 
[[Dothan Alabama Family History Center|Dothan Alabama]] <br>3199 Ross Clark Cir NW<br>Dothan, Dale/Houston/Henry/Geneva, Alabama, United States<br>Phone: 334-793-7425  
 
[[Dothan Alabama Family History Center|Dothan Alabama]] <br>3199 Ross Clark Cir NW<br>Dothan, Dale/Houston/Henry/Geneva, Alabama, United States<br>Phone: 334-793-7425  
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*[http://uswebgen.org USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://uswebgen.org USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Henry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Henry|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/henry.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/henry.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
*[http://www.algw.org/henry/ County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
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*[http://www.algw.org/henry/ County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Henry/ Henry County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Henry/ Henry County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 19:58, 18 August 2012

Dates for major county records
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Tax
Land
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Henry County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Henry County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 13, 1819
County Seat Abbeville
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Henry County

Contents

County Courthouse

Henry County, Alabama Courthouse

Henry County Courthouse
101 West Court Square,
Abbeville, AL 36310, Phone: (334) 585-2753

Probate Judge has marriage records from 1821
land records from 1824,
birth records 1895-1906 and probate from 1839[1]

History

Parent County

1819--Henry County was created 13 December 1819 from Conecuh County.
County seat: Abbeville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biographies

Biographies of many notable residents of Henry County, Alabama were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 1072.

Cemeteries

Additional Henry County cemeteries are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 2 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

Henry County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1820 2,638
1830 4,020 52.4%
1840 5,787 44.0%
1850 9,019 55.8%
1860 14,918 65.4%
1870 14,191 −4.9%
1880 18,761 32.2%
1890 24,847 32.4%
1900 36,147 45.5%
1910 20,943 −42.1%
1920 21,547 2.9%
1930 22,820 5.9%
1940 21,912 −4.0%
1950 18,674 −14.8%
1960 15,286 −18.1%
1970 13,254 −13.3%
1980 15,302 15.5%
1990 15,374 0.5%
2000 16,310 6.1%
2010 17,302 6.1%
For tips on accessing Henry County, Alabama census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church

Court

Land and Property

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

  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Henry County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2008. 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 976.131 E7b.

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death


Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Dothan Alabama
3199 Ross Clark Cir NW
Dothan, Dale/Houston/Henry/Geneva, Alabama, United States
Phone: 334-793-7425

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock 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).