Marshall County, Alabama Genealogy

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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Marshall County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Marshall County, Alabama#Newspapers|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Marshall County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Marshall County, Alabama#Parent_County|Parent Counties]]'''
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{{ALinfobox|Marshall|1836|January 9|Guntersville}}  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Marshall County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Marshall County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.marshallco.org/ Marshall County Courthouse&nbsp;]<br>424 Blount Avenue<br>Guntersville, AL 35976<br>Phone: (256) 571-7786  
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[[Image:Marshall County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [http://www.marshallco.org/ Marshall County Courthouse&nbsp;]<br>424 Blount Avenue<br>Guntersville, AL 35976<br>Phone: (256) 571-7786  
  
 
Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1836<br>and birth and death records from 1920 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marshall County p. 38. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1836<br>and birth and death records from 1920 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marshall County p. 38. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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:*'''1853-1858, 1919, 1936''' - Caver, Larry E. ''Abstracts from Alabama Newspapers, Volume II: Limestone County, Madison County, Marshall County, Jackson County.'' Carrollton, Miss.: Pioneer Publishing Co., 2007. Digital version at {{FSbook|64196}} - free.
 
:*'''1853-1858, 1919, 1936''' - Caver, Larry E. ''Abstracts from Alabama Newspapers, Volume II: Limestone County, Madison County, Marshall County, Jackson County.'' Carrollton, Miss.: Pioneer Publishing Co., 2007. Digital version at {{FSbook|64196}} - free.
  
==== Probate Records ====
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:*'''1830-1976''' - {{PAGENAME}} Probate Records, 1830-1976 at {{RecordSearch|1978117|FamilySearch}} - free.
 
:*'''1830-1976''' - {{PAGENAME}} Probate Records, 1830-1976 at {{RecordSearch|1978117|FamilySearch}} - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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:*'''1865-1866''' - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1264 Ancestry] ($). Marshall County is in District 3.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Center<br> ====
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 18:42, 22 August 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Marshall County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1920
1836
1920
1865
1836
1836
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent Counties
Marshall County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Marshall County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 9, 1836
County Seat Guntersville
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

Marshall County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Marshall County Courthouse 
424 Blount Avenue
Guntersville, AL 35976
Phone: (256) 571-7786

Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1836
and birth and death records from 1920 [1]

History

Parent County

1836--Marshall County was created 9 January 1836 from Blount and Jackson Counties and the Cherokee Cession.
County seat: Guntersville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biography

  • Northern Alabama, Historical and Biographical. Birmingham, Ala.: Smith and De Land, 1888. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online. Marshall County, Alabama Genealogy begins on page 58.

Cemeteries

  • Nixon's Chapel Cemetery, Horton BillionGraves
  • Douthat, James L. Guntersville Reservoir Cemeteries. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press. Free surname index and publisher's bookstore at Mountain Press.
  • Douthat, James L. Wheeler Reservoir Cemeteries. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press. Free surname index and publisher's bookstore at Mountain Press.

Additional Marshall County cemeteries are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 1 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18407,553
18508,84617.1%
186011,47229.7%
18709,871−14.0%
188014,58547.8%
189018,93529.8%
190023,28923.0%
191028,55322.6%
192032,66914.4%
193039,80221.8%
194042,3956.5%
195045,0906.4%
196048,0186.5%
197054,21112.9%
198065,62221.0%
199070,8327.9%
200082,23116.1%
201093,01913.1%
Est. 201194,16614.5%
For tips on accessing Marshall County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.


Church Records

Court Records

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Abstracts of The Marshall County News (1858), The Tennessee Valley (1856), The Marshall Eagle (1853), The Albertville Banner (1919), and The Albertville Herald (1936) were published in:

  • 1853-1858, 1919, 1936 - Caver, Larry E. Abstracts from Alabama Newspapers, Volume II: Limestone County, Madison County, Marshall County, Jackson County. Carrollton, Miss.: Pioneer Publishing Co., 2007. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Probate Records

  • 1830-1976 - Marshall County, Alabama Genealogy Probate Records, 1830-1976 at FamilySearch - free.

Taxation

  • 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Marshall County is in District 3.

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Marshall County has two books:

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marshall County p. 38. 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).