Russell County, Alabama Genealogy

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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1909</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1909</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1833</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1909</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1909</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1865</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1833</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1833</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1838</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1838</center>
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Russell County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Russell County, Alabama#Newspapers|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Russell County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Russell County, Alabama#Parent County|Parent County]]'''
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Russell County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Russell County, Alabama#Newspapers|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Russell County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Russell County, Alabama#Parent_County|Parent County]]'''
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{{ALinfobox|Russell|1832|December 18|Phenix}}  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Russell County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [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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[[Image:Russell County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Russell County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.rcala.com/ Russell County Courthouse]<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 969<br>Phenix, Alabama 36868<br>Phone: 334-298-6426  
  
 
County Health Department has birth and death records<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records<br>Judge of Probate has marriage probate and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Russell County p. 39. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Health Department has birth and death records<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records<br>Judge of Probate has marriage probate and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Russell County p. 39. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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==== Church Records ====
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==== Court Records ====
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==== Land and Property  ====
 
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==== 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] ($). Russell County is in District 2.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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Revision as of 21:50, 22 August 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Russell County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1909
1833
1909
1865
1833
1838
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County
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


Contents

County Courthouse

Russell County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
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

  • Cemetery Records of Jefferson and Walker Counties, Alabama. Salt Lake City, Utah: The Society?, 1945. Digital version at Ancestry ($). Includes Piney Grove Cemetery (Phenix City, Ala.).

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 Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.


Church Records

Court Records

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate Records

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

Taxation

  • 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Russell County is in District 2.

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).