Russell County, Alabama

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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1909</center>  
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*'''[[Russell County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Russell County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Russell County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
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*'''[[Russell County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Russell County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Russell 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 &nbsp;Births and Christenings 1881-1930]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 &nbsp;Births and Christenings 1881-1930]  
 
*&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]  
 
*&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]  
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*&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
 
*&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
  
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*&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
 
*&nbsp;[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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[[Image:Russell_County,_Alabama_Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Russell County, Alabama Courthouse]]
 
[http://www.rcala.com/ Russell County Courthouse]<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 969<br>Phenix, Alabama 36868<br>Phone: 334-298-6426  
 
[http://www.rcala.com/ Russell County Courthouse]<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 969<br>Phenix, Alabama 36868<br>Phone: 334-298-6426  
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth =====
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===== Birth =====
  
 
:*'''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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===== Marriage =====
  
 
:*'''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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===== 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
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project.] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/russell.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/russell.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
*[http://www.genlady.com/alrussell/ Russell County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
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*[http://www.genlady.com/alrussell/ Russell County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Russell|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Russell|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Russell/ Russell County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Russell/ Russell County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
 
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{{Alabama|Alabama}}  
 
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[[Category:Russell_County,_Alabama]]
 
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Revision as of 21:27, 20 August 2012

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1909
1833
1909

1833
1838
For earlier dates, try...

  • Russell County, Alabama residents may also have records in
    Neighboring Counties:
Remember these collections


Russell County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Russell County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 18, 1832
County Seat Phenix
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Russell County

Contents

County Courthouse

Russell County, Alabama Courthouse

Russell County Courthouse
P O Box 969
Phenix, Alabama 36868
Phone: 334-298-6426

County Health Department has birth and death records
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records
Judge of Probate has marriage probate and land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1832--Russell County was created 18 December 1832 from the Creek Cession of 1832.
County seat: Phenix [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
184013,513
185019,54844.7%
186026,59236.0%
187021,636−18.6%
188024,83714.8%
189024,093−3.0%
190027,08312.4%
191025,937−4.2%
192027,4485.8%
193027,377−0.3%
194035,77530.7%
195040,36412.8%
196046,35114.8%
197045,394−2.1%
198047,3564.3%
199046,860−1.0%
200049,7566.2%
201052,9476.4%
Est. 201154,5729.7%
For tips on accessing Russell County, Alabama census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church

Court

Land

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), Russell County p. 39. 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).