Shelby County, Alabama Genealogy

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*'''[[Shelby County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Shelby County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Shelby County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Shelby County]]''
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*[http://ohsweb.Alabamahistory.org/death// Alabama][https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 &nbsp;Births and Christenings 1881-1930]
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*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Alabama, County Births, 1856-1909}} [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]
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*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Alabama, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674670 Death and Burials 1881-1952]
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*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1953}}&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
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*{{RecordSearch|1680845|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}}&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Shelby County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
SHELBY COUNTY, 112 N. Main St., Columbiana, AL 35051, (205) 669-3760
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SHELBY COUNTY, 112 N. Main St., Columbiana, AL 35051, (205) 669-3760  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Isaac Shelby.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Isaac Shelby.JPG]]  
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[[Image:Isaac Shelby.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
  
 
The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Shelby Isaac Shelby] (1750-1826).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Tennessee_county_name_etymologies "List of Counties in Tennessee,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  

Revision as of 16:27, 11 May 2012

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






For earlier dates, try...

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


Shelby County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Shelby County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1818
County Seat Columbiana
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Shelby County

Contents

County Courthouse

SHELBY COUNTY, 112 N. Main St., Columbiana, AL 35051, (205) 669-3760

History

Isaac Shelby.JPG

The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[1]

Parent County

1818--Shelby County was created 7 February 1818 from Montgomery County.
County seat: Columbiana [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves: Google map, photos of headstones, searchable databases.

Census

For tips on accessing Shelby County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18202,416
18305,704136.1%
18406,1127.2%
18509,53656.0%
186012,61832.3%
187012,218−3.2%
188017,23641.1%
189020,88621.2%
190023,68413.4%
191026,94913.8%
192027,0970.5%
193027,5761.8%
194028,9625.0%
195030,3624.8%
196032,1325.8%
197038,03718.4%
198066,29874.3%
199099,35849.9%
2000143,29344.2%
2010195,08536.1%

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

  1. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).