Walker County, Alabama Genealogy

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*'''[[Walker County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Walker County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Walker County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
 
*'''[[Walker County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Walker County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Walker County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
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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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*[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]  
*{{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|1932106|Alabama, County Births, 1856-1909}} [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]  
*{{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|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>
 
*{{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}}|Walker County]]''  
 
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[http://www.walkercounty.com/ Walker County Courthouse]<br>1801 3rd Avenue<br>Jasper, AL 35501<br>Phone:&nbsp;(205) 384-7268  
 
[http://www.walkercounty.com/ Walker County Courthouse]<br>1801 3rd Avenue<br>Jasper, AL 35501<br>Phone:&nbsp;(205) 384-7268  
  
Records burned 1877<br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Walker County p. 40. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Records burned 1877<br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Walker County p. 40. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''1865, 1877, 1896, and 1932''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
 
'''1865, 1877, 1896, and 1932''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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Revision as of 19:23, 9 August 2012

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate

1877


1877
1875
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    Neighboring Counties:
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Walker County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Walker County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 26, 1823
County Seat Jasper
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Walker County

Contents

County Courthouse

Walker County Courthouse
1801 3rd Avenue
Jasper, AL 35501
Phone: (205) 384-7268

Records burned 1877
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records [1]

History

Parent County

1823--Walker County was created 26 December 1823 from Marion and Tuscaloosa Counties.
County seat: Jasper [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Fire.png

1865, 1877, 1896, and 1932 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Carbon Hill | Cordova | Dora | Jasper | Sumiton | Curry | Eldridge | Kansas | Nauvoo | Oakham | Parrish | Sipsey |

Neighboring Counties


Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records
US Vol. 24 page 1 - Popular Springs Cemetery

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18302,202
18404,03283.1%
18505,12427.1%
18607,98055.7%
18706,543−18.0%
18809,47944.9%
189016,07869.6%
190025,16256.5%
191037,01347.1%
192050,59336.7%
193059,44517.5%
194064,2018.0%
195063,769−0.7%
196054,211−15.0%
197056,2463.8%
198068,66022.1%
199067,670−1.4%
200070,7134.5%
201067,023−5.2%
For tips on accessing Walker County, Alabama Genealogy 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 Center

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Walker County p. 40. 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).