Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy
|Dates for major county records|
|For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County|
|Autauga County, Alabama|
Location in the state of Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
|Founded||November 21, 1818|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Quick History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 4.1 African American
- 4.2 Biographies
- 4.3 Cemeteries
- 4.4 Census
- 4.5 Church Records
- 4.6 Court Records
- 4.7 Genealogy
- 4.8 Land and Property
- 4.9 Local Histories
- 4.10 Maps
- 4.11 Migrations
- 4.12 Military History and Records
- 4.13 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 4.14 Newspapers
- 4.15 Obituaries
- 4.16 Probate Records
- 4.17 Taxation
- 4.18 Vital Records
- 4.19 Voting Registers
- 4.20 Societies and Libraries
- 5 Web Sites
- 6 References
Autauga County Courthouse
135 N Court Street Suite B
Prattville, AL 36067
Phone: (334) 358-6700
Judge of Probate has probate, land and military record Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and Court Record Record Office has marriage from early 1800's, Health Department has birth and Death Records 
21 Nov 1818: Autauga County was created from Montgomery County.  1819-1831: Washington was the county seat. 1831-1868: Kingston was the county seat. since 12 December 1868: Prattville has been the county seat to this day.
Millbrook | Prattville
Autaugaville | Billingsley
Bethel Grove | Bonita | Booth | Dosterville | Forester | New Prospect
The following have information concerning African American research. Both should be used:
- African American Research (US) has more information about the kinds of records
- Alabama Minorities has information specific to Alabama African Americans.
Biographies of many notable residents of Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 345.
By selecting the above link, you will find the following cemeteries:
- Bethel Baptist Cemetery
- Boone Chapel Cemetery
- Jones Baptist Cemetery
- Liberty Baptist Cemetery
- Marbury Baptist Cemetery
- Milton Baptist Cemetery
- Pleasant Valley Cemetery
- Wadsworth Baptist Cemetery
- Coles Cemetery, Billingsley
- Daniel Pratt Cemetery, Prattville
- Indian Grave, Billingsly
- Memory Gardens Cemetery, Prattville
- Oak Hill Cemetery, Prattville
- Water Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Prattville
Additional Autauga County cemeteries are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 1 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
|Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml. Census Bureau|
For tips on accessing Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.
Searchable 1830 Census Index
Searchable 1840 Census Index
Black, James M. Autauga County, Alabama 1850 Census. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
Searchable 1860 Cenus index by beats
Link to Partial 1910 Census
Link to Partial 1910 Census Index, ED 1
Link to Partial 1910 Census Index, ED 2
Searchable index of Commioners Court Records
Searchable index of Orphans Court Records
Land and Property
Searchable index of land records
Searchable index of wills and estates records
Link to historical maps.
Military History and Records
- Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865
- Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
Naturalization and Citizenship
- 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Autauga County is in District 2.
- 1881-1930 - Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
- 1816-1957 - Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
Marriage Lookup: searches.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/autauga/auta-mar.pl
- 1881-1952 - Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
- 1908-1974 - Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. Autauga County has two books listed.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- USGenWeb project may have maps, name indexes, history, or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- USGenWeb Archives Project ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
- Autauga County ALGenWeb ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 35.
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].