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{{Alabama-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Alabama|Alabama]] > Tallapoosa County''  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1881</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1834</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1881</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1860</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1832</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1838</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Newspapers|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Parent_County|Parent County]]'''
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{{ALinfobox|Tallapoosa|1832|December 18|Dadeville}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Tallapoosa County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Tallapoosa County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.tallaco.com/ Tallapossa County Courthouse]<br>125 North Broadnax<br>Dadeville, AL 36853 <br>Phone:&nbsp;(256) 825-1098
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Probate Judge has a few birth and death records 1881-1991<br>Marriage and probate records from 1835<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallapoosa County p. 39. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1832'''--Tallapoosa County was created 18 December 1832 from the Creek Cession of 1832.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Dadeville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1832'''--Tallapoosa County was created 18 December 1832 from the Creek Cession of 1832.<br>'''County seat''': Dadeville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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90 acres were swapped between Tallapoosa and Coosa Counties in 1963.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallapoosa County p. 39. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Biography  ====
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:*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/tallapoosa/bios.htm Tallapoosa County Biographies] at [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] - free.
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,127157,n,spain%20cemetery.cfm Spain Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,127157,n,spain%20cemetery.cfm Spain Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,127239,n,spring%20hill%20cemetery.cfm Spring Hill Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,127239,n,spring%20hill%20cemetery.cfm Spring Hill Cemetery]  
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,137539,n,sunny%20level%20cemetery.cfm Sunny Level Cemetery]
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,137539,n,sunny%20level%20cemetery.cfm Sunny Level Cemetery]  
*[[Tallapoosa County Memorail Gardens]]  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=26585 Tallapoosa County Memorial Gardens]  
*[[Union Cemetery]]  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Pitchford&GSiman=1&GScid=26784& Union Cemetery]  
*[[Union Cemetery]]  
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*[http://www.google.com/search?q=union+cemetery+tallapoosa+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Union Cemetery]  
*[[Valley Grove Cemetery]]  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Daugherty&GSiman=1&GScid=26859& Valley Grove Cemetery]  
*[[Williams cemetery]]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,129006,n,williams%20cemetery.cfm Williams Cemetery]  
*[[Woods Cemetery]]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,137558,n,woods%20cemetery.cfm Woods Cemetery]  
*[[Wright Cemetery]]
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=wright+cemetery+tallapoosa+county+alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=wright+cemetery&hnear=0x888c128d4dbac3d1:0x9772118b10e945c,Tallapoosa,+AL&cid=8867819452813496383 Wright Cemetery]
  
==== Church  ====
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Additional Tallapoosa County cemeteries are included in ''Alabama Cemetery Records'' {{FSbook|185681|disp=Vol. 1}} at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
  
==== Court ====
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==== Census ====
  
==== Land  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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|1840= 6444
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|1850= 15584
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|1860= 23827
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|1870= 16963
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|1880= 23401
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|1890= 25460
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|1900= 29675
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|1910= 31034
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|1920= 29744
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|1930= 31188
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|1940= 35270
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|1950= 35074
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|1960= 35007
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|1970= 33840
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|1980= 38676
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|1990= 38826
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|2000= 41475
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|2010= 41616
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}} {{Census|Alabama}}
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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*The original land grants for Tallapoosa county, Alabama have been mapped and are available for free from [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm Deed Mappers.] Requires the Deed Mapper Software to use.
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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:*Golden, Virginia Noble. ''A History of Tallassee for Tallasseeans.'' Tallassee, Ala.: Tallassee Mills of Mount Vernon-Woodberry Mills, 1949. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29653 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Military&nbsp; ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War service men from&nbsp;Tallapoosa County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of&nbsp;Tallapoosa County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry|1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry]], Company C
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:- [[1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry|1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry]], Company D "Pearsons Dragoons"
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:- [[1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry|1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry]], Company F
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:- [[1st Regiment, Alabama Infantry|1st Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company F (Tallapoosa Rifles)
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:- [[13th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|13th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company F
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:- [[14th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|14th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company G "Hillabee Blues"
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:- [[14th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|14th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company H "Jackson Avengers"
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:- [[34th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|34th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company D, E, F and G
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:- [[37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company B
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:- [[47th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|47th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company A, B, C, D, F, G and K
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:- [[59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company A
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<br>{{Alabama Conf}}
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate Records ====
  
 
==== 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] ($). Tallapoosa County is in District 2.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth  =====
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:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. - free.
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===== Marriage  =====
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:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. - free. Incomplete.
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:*'''To 1825''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2080 ''Index to Marriages''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked. <br>
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:*'''1834-1845, 1936–1969''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 ''Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. This collection is comprised of indexes created by several agencies - the Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Jordan Dodd of Liahona Research, and Hunting For Bears. <br>
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:*[http://www.genrecords.net/altallap/vital.html Tallapoosa Marriages] at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~algenweb/ ALGenWeb] - free.
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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. - free.
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:*'''1881–1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2543 ''Index to Deaths and Burials''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. Volunteers extracted the details in this index from microfilmed copies of church, civil, family, and other records of Alabama deaths and burials. details vary depending on the original record. Note that the number of available records can vary widely by county, and this database does not necessarily represent a comprehensive set of death records for the state during this time.<br>
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:*'''1908–1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5188 ''Index to Deaths Recorded by the State of Alabama''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. The index includes name of the deceased, county of death, date of death, and the state certificate number (volume and page).<br>
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:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. - free.
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:*[http://www.genrecords.net/altallap/vital.html Tallapoosa Deaths] at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~algenweb/ ALGenWeb] - free.
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==== Voting Registers  ====
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Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the&nbsp;[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/countybooksmain.html Alabama Department of Archives and History]. &nbsp;Tallapoosa County has two books with a working link to one:
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*[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/tallapoosacountyvol2.pdf Book 2]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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'''Tallapoosa County Historical Society'''<br>151 Pearson Circle<br>Dadeville, AL 36853
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==== Libraries  ====
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[http://horseshoebendlibrary.org/ '''Horseshoe Bend Regional Library'''] includes the following libraries in Tallapoosa County:
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:[http://www.alexandercityonline.com/adelia-russell.html '''Adelia M. Russell Library''']<br>318 Church St.<br>Alexander City, Alabama 35010<br>Telephone: 256-329-6796<br>
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:Library collection includes local history, census, marriage records, cemetery records, and family histories.
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:[http://www.dadevillepubliclibrary.com/ '''Dadeville Public Library''']<br>205 N. West St.<br>Dadeville, Alabama 36853<br>Telephone: 256-825-7820
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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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.  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Tallapoosa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Tallapoosa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/tallapoosa.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
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*[http://www.genrecords.net/altallap/ Tallapoosa County ALGenWeb ]~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Tallapoosa/ Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Tallapoosa/ Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 23:44, 26 November 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Tallapoosa County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1881
1834
1881
1860
1832
1838
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County
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Online Records


Tallapoosa County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Tallapoosa 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 Dadeville
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Tallapossa County Courthouse
125 North Broadnax
Dadeville, AL 36853
Phone: (256) 825-1098

Probate Judge has a few birth and death records 1881-1991
Marriage and probate records from 1835
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records[1]

History

90 acres of land were swapped between Tallapoosa and Coosa Counties in 1963.

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

90 acres were swapped between Tallapoosa and Coosa Counties in 1963.[1]

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18406,444
185015,584141.8%
186023,82752.9%
187016,963−28.8%
188023,40138.0%
189025,4608.8%
190029,67516.6%
191031,0344.6%
192029,744−4.2%
193031,1884.9%
194035,27013.1%
195035,074−0.6%
196035,007−0.2%
197033,840−3.3%
198038,67614.3%
199038,8260.4%
200041,4756.8%
201041,6160.3%
For tips on accessing Tallapoosa County, Alabama census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church Records

Court Records

Land and Property

  • The original land grants for Tallapoosa county, Alabama have been mapped and are available for free from Deed Mappers. Requires the Deed Mapper Software to use.

Local Histories

  • Golden, Virginia Noble. A History of Tallassee for Tallasseeans. Tallassee, Ala.: Tallassee Mills of Mount Vernon-Woodberry Mills, 1949. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military 

Civil War

Civil War service men from Tallapoosa County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Tallapoosa County.

- 1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry, Company C
- 1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry, Company D "Pearsons Dragoons"
- 1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry, Company F
- 1st Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company F (Tallapoosa Rifles)
- 13th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company F
- 14th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company G "Hillabee Blues"
- 14th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company H "Jackson Avengers"
- 34th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company D, E, F and G
- 37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company B
- 47th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company A, B, C, D, F, G and K
- 59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company A



Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

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

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
  • To 1825 Index to Marriages at Ancestry – ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked.
  • 1834-1845, 1936–1969 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969 at Ancestry – ($); Index. This collection is comprised of indexes created by several agencies - the Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Jordan Dodd of Liahona Research, and Hunting For Bears.
Death
  • 1881–1974 Index to Deaths and Burials at Ancestry – ($); Index. Volunteers extracted the details in this index from microfilmed copies of church, civil, family, and other records of Alabama deaths and burials. details vary depending on the original record. Note that the number of available records can vary widely by county, and this database does not necessarily represent a comprehensive set of death records for the state during this time.

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Tallapoosa County has two books with a working link to one:

Societies and Libraries

Societies

Tallapoosa County Historical Society
151 Pearson Circle
Dadeville, AL 36853

Libraries

Horseshoe Bend Regional Library includes the following libraries in Tallapoosa County:

Adelia M. Russell Library
318 Church St.
Alexander City, Alabama 35010
Telephone: 256-329-6796
Library collection includes local history, census, marriage records, cemetery records, and family histories.
Dadeville Public Library
205 N. West St.
Dadeville, Alabama 36853
Telephone: 256-825-7820

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallapoosa 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).