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Guide to '''Barbour County, Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. {{Click|Image:AL_ORP.png|Alabama Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{ALinfobox|Barbour|1832|December 18|Clayton}}
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=== County Information  ===
  
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Barbour_County,_Alabama|Barbour County]]''
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==== Barbour County, Alabama Record Dates  ====
  
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''Dates for major county records'''
 
 
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Barbour County, Alabama#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 13-28. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
| align="center" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Barbour County, Alabama#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Barbour County, Alabama#Death|Death]]'''</center>
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Barbour County, Alabama#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Barbour County, Alabama#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Barbour 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%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1838</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1881</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1866</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1833</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy#Land_and_Property|'''Land''']]
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1820</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
 
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Barbour County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Barbour County, Alabama#Newspapers|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Barbour County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Barbour County, Alabama#Parent_County|Parent County]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1881
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1838
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1881
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1840
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1833
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1820
 
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{{ALinfobox|Barbour|1832|December 18|Clayton}}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
 
[http://www.co.baldwin.al.us/PageView.asp?PageType=R&edit_id=1 Barbour County Courthouse] [[Image:Barbour County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]]<br>1800 Fifth Avenue North <br>PO Box 398 <br>Clayton, Al 36016-0398 <br>Phone: 334-775-8371  
 
[http://www.co.baldwin.al.us/PageView.asp?PageType=R&edit_id=1 Barbour County Courthouse] [[Image:Barbour County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]]<br>1800 Fifth Avenue North <br>PO Box 398 <br>Clayton, Al 36016-0398 <br>Phone: 334-775-8371  
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Judge of Probate has marriage<br>probate &amp; land records from 1800's <br>Clerk Circuit Court has div rec from 1860<br>and Court Record from 1912<ref name="null">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 35.</ref>  
 
Judge of Probate has marriage<br>probate &amp; land records from 1800's <br>Clerk Circuit Court has div rec from 1860<br>and Court Record from 1912<ref name="null">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 35.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1832'''--Barbour County was&nbsp;created 18 December 1832&nbsp;from [[Pike County, Alabama|Pike County]] and Creek Cession. Barbour County has two county courthouses (both in use) Clayton and Eufaula. '''County seat''': Clayton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1832'''--Barbour County was&nbsp;created 18 December 1832&nbsp;from [[Pike County, Alabama Genealogy|Pike County]] and Creek Cession. Barbour County has two county courthouses (both in use) Clayton and Eufaula. '''County seat''': Clayton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Places/Localities  ===
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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[[Image:Albarbour.jpg|right|Albarbour.jpg]]
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Bullock County, Alabama|Bullock]]  
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*[[Bullock County, Alabama Genealogy|Bullock]]  
*[[Clay County, Alabama|Clay]]  
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*[[Clay County, Alabama Genealogy|Clay]]  
*[[Dale County, Alabama|Dale]]  
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*[[Dale County, Alabama Genealogy|Dale]]  
*[[Henry County, Alabama|Henry]]  
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*[[Henry County, Alabama Genealogy|Henry]]  
*[[Pike County, Alabama|Pike]]  
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*[[Pike County, Alabama Genealogy|Pike]]  
*[[Quitman County, Georgia|Quitman County, Georgia]]  
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*[[Quitman County, Georgia Genealogy|Quitman County, Georgia]]  
*[[Russell County, Alabama|Russell]]  
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*[[Russell County, Alabama Genealogy|Russell]]  
*[[Stewart County, Georgia|Stewart county, Georgia]]
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*[[Stewart County, Georgia Genealogy|Stewart county, Georgia]]
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== African American  ====
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=3&CScnty=28 FindAGrave] ~ &nbsp;Transcriptions and partial transcriptions of 137 cemeteries in Barbour County.  
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{{AL Cemeteries Intro|Barbour}}
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Barbour, Alabama''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=3&GScnty=28&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.algw.org/barbour/ ALGenWeb]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/barbour/cemetery.htm ALGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/alabama/al-barbour.htm Tombstone Project]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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*{{FHL|479393|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Barbour+Alabama&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=3&CScnty=28 Findagrave.com]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Alabama&county=Barbour&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/Barbour-county-Alabama-cemetery-records.htm Alabama Cemeteries]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Alabama Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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The following web site has additional information on Barbour county cemeteries.
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Adams&GSiman=1&GScid=2317321& Adams Chapel Cemetery]
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/AL/Barbour.htm Interment.net] Alabama cemetery records by county.
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2208224 Anderson Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.trackingyourroots.com/pdf/aplin.pdf Antioch Baptist Church]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=antioch+cemetery+blue+springs%2CAL&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Antioch Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=baptist+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Baptist Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=Batesville+Baptist+Church+Cemetery+Barbour+County%2C+AL&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Batesville Baptist Church Cemetary]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,2576285,n,beauchamp%20family%20cemetery.cfm Beauchamp Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2294342 Betcher Bethel Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=bethel+hardshall+baptist+church+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Bethel Hardshall Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=bethlehem+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Bethlehem Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/al/county/barbour/Cemeteries/Bethsaida.htm Bethsadie Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=blue+springs+assembly+of+god+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Blue Springs Assembly of God Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,2576286,n,center%20ridge%20cemetery.cfm Center Ridge Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=christian+grove+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Christian Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1982023 Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/henry/cemeteries/countyline.txt County Line Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2287224 Creel Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,116968,n,cunningham%20cemetery.cfm Cunningham Cemetery]<br>[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/barbour/dansby.htm Dansby Family Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/al/county/barbour/Cemeteries/dykes.htm Dykes Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2245750 Elam Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,118013,n,ephesus%20cemetery.cfm Ephasus Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=vcsr&GSvcid=214564 Epworth Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=espy+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Espy Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2297592 Evergreen Baptist Cemetery]
 
*[http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.alabama.counties.barbour/2717/mb.ashx Fairview Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=faulk+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Faulk Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/al/county/barbour/Cemeteries/GrubbsCem.htm Grubbs Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,120985,n,jones%20cemetery.cfm Jones Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=lightner+private+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Lightner Private Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=lightwood+knot+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Lightwood Knot Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?rls=com.microsoft%3A*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&hl=en&q=mckelvin%20private%20cemetery%20barbour%20county%20alabama&spell=1&sa=X McElvin Private Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=methodist+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Methodist Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=methodist+church+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Methodist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Glover&GSiman=1&GScid=24718& Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Louisville]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,123350,n,mount%20pleasant%20cemetery.cfm Mt. Pleasant Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805545,n,mount%20zion%20cemetery.cfm Mt. Zion Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,123787,n,new%20hope%20cemetery.cfm New Hope Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=Old+Scott+Cemetery+Barbour+County%2C+AL&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Old Scott Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=Old+Spring+Hill+Methodist+Church+Cemetery+Barbour+County%2C+AL&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Old Spring Hill Methodist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2234356 Pea Creek Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,134812,n,pea%20river%20cemetery.cfm Pea River Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/al/county/barbour/Cemeteries/peariver.htm Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/al/county/barbour/Cemeteries/pinelevelcem.htm Pine Level Baptist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,2514504,n,pleasant%20grove%20baptist%20church%20cemetery.cfm Pleasant Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=Israel&GSiman=1&CRid=2269142&pt=Pleasant%20Hill%20Baptist%20Church%20Cemetery& Pleasant Hill Baptist Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Floyd&GSiman=1&GScid=2176170& Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.usgenealogyexpress.com/~al/al_cem_barbour_pondbethel.htm Pond Bethel Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSvcid=76958&CRid=2180340&pt=Ramah%20Baptist%20Church%20Cemetery& Ramah Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.usgenealogyexpress.com/~al/al_cem_barbour_rockymount.htm Rocky Mount Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,163355,n,sardis%20cemetery.cfm Sardis Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2294682 Shiloh Holiness Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2098656 Sikes Creek Baptist Cemetery]
 
*[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=thomas+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=thomas+cemetery&hnear=0x888d6d1d815f42b5:0xe29eb62aef4e3102,Barbour,+AL&cid=10804008830874858289 Thomas Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/al/county/barbour/Cemeteries/tuckercem.htm Tucker Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=union&CScntry=4&CSst=3 Union Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=upper+prospect++baptist+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Upper Prospect Baptist Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,128583,n,warren%20cemetery.cfm Warren Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSvcid=94823&CRid=2243878&pt=Providence%20Cemetery& Weycott Plantation Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=whiteoak+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Whiteoak Cemetery]
 
*[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=zion's+chapel+cemetery+barbour+county+alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=zion's+chapel+cemetery&hnear=0x888d6d1d815f42b5:0xe29eb62aef4e3102,Barbour,+AL&cid=18021895879269659901 Zion's Chapel Cemetery]
 
  
 
*''Cemetery Records: Barbour County, Alabama, Vol. 1.'' 1966. Digital version at {{FSbook|185610}} - free. Includes Anderson Cemetery, Anderson Baptist Church Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery (Blue Springs, Ala.), Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Batesville Baptist Church Cemetery, Betcher Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Hardshall Baptist Church Cemetery, Blue Springs Assembly of God Church Cemetery, Clayton Cemetery, Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery, Elam Baptist Church Cemetery, Evergreen Baptist Church Cemetery, Lightner Private Cemetery, New Hope Cemetery, Old Scott or Old Scotch Cemetery, Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Pleasant View Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rocky Mount Cemetery, Ryans Cemetery, Shiloh Holiness Church Cemetery, Sikes Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Warren Cemetery, and Weycott Plantation Cemetery.
 
*''Cemetery Records: Barbour County, Alabama, Vol. 1.'' 1966. Digital version at {{FSbook|185610}} - free. Includes Anderson Cemetery, Anderson Baptist Church Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery (Blue Springs, Ala.), Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Batesville Baptist Church Cemetery, Betcher Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Hardshall Baptist Church Cemetery, Blue Springs Assembly of God Church Cemetery, Clayton Cemetery, Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery, Elam Baptist Church Cemetery, Evergreen Baptist Church Cemetery, Lightner Private Cemetery, New Hope Cemetery, Old Scott or Old Scotch Cemetery, Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Pleasant View Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rocky Mount Cemetery, Ryans Cemetery, Shiloh Holiness Church Cemetery, Sikes Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Warren Cemetery, and Weycott Plantation Cemetery.
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*''Barbour County, Alabama Cemetery Records.'' 1957. Digital version at {{FSbook|206894}} - free. Includes Adams Chapel Cemetery and Creel Cemetery.
 
*''Barbour County, Alabama Cemetery Records.'' 1957. Digital version at {{FSbook|206894}} - free. Includes Adams Chapel Cemetery and Creel Cemetery.
  
Additional Barbour County cemeteries are included in ''Alabama Cemetery Records'' {{FSbook|185681|disp=Vol. 1}} and {{FSbook|185660|disp=Vol. 2}} at FamilySearch Books Online - free.  
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Additional Barbour County cemeteries are included in ''Alabama Cemetery Records'' {{FSbook|185681|disp=Vol. 1}} and {{FSbook|185660|disp=Vol. 2}} at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
  
 
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'''State Census'''
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*'''1866''' - {{RecordSearch|1915987|Alabama State Census, 1866}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
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{{AL Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
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{{AL Land Intro}}
  
 
To place a grant or deed on a map within context of {{PAGENAME}} see:<br>  
 
To place a grant or deed on a map within context of {{PAGENAME}} see:<br>  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{AL History Intro}}
  
 
*Besson, J A. B. ''History of Eufaula, Alabama: The Bluff City of the Chattahoochee.'' Atlanta, Ga: Franklin Steam Print. House, 1875 - [http://openlibrary.org/works/OL6899420W/History_of_Eufaula_Alabama read full-text online ]<br>
 
*Besson, J A. B. ''History of Eufaula, Alabama: The Bluff City of the Chattahoochee.'' Atlanta, Ga: Franklin Steam Print. House, 1875 - [http://openlibrary.org/works/OL6899420W/History_of_Eufaula_Alabama read full-text online ]<br>
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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:- [[37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company H  
 
:- [[37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company H  
 
:- [[39th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|39th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Companies B, C, G, H, I, and K  
 
:- [[39th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|39th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Companies B, C, G, H, I, and K  
:- [[45th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|45th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Companies A and C
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:- [[45th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|45th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Companies A and C  
 
:- [[59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company D
 
:- [[59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company D
  
<br> {{Alabama Conf}}
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'''''Online Records'''''
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932389|Alabama Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932139|Alabama Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1907, 1921, 1927''' - {{RecordSearch|2487274|Alabama, Census of Confederate Veterans, 1907, 1921, 1927}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{AL Newspaper abstracts|Barbour}}
  
 
==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
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{{AL Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1753 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8799 Alabama Wills and Probate Records 1753-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1809 – 1985''' {{RecordSearch|1925446|Alabama Probate Records, 1809-1985}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{AL Tax Intro}}
  
 
:*'''1865-1866''' - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1264 Ancestry] ($). Barbour County is in District 1.
 
:*'''1865-1866''' - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1264 Ancestry] ($). Barbour County is in District 1.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{AL Vital Intro}}
  
 
===== Birth  =====
 
===== Birth  =====
  
:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
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:*'''1884, 1906-1919''' - Barbour County Birth Index 1884, 1906-1919 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igialabama.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igialabama.pdf]].</ref>
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:*'''1881 - 1930''' {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
===== Marriage  =====
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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>
 
:*'''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>
  
:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
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:*'''1838-1925''' - Barbour County Marriage Books 1-19 Index 1838-1925 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igialabama.pdf.</ref>
  
 
:*'''1838-1886''' - {{RecordSearch|1743384|Barbour County, Alabama Marriage Books 1-10 (1838-1886) and Index (1841-1940)}} in "Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950," at [[FamilySearch.org]] - free.<ref name="cov">Coverage Table, "Alabama County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," ''FamilySearch Research Wiki,'' https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Alabama_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records), accessed 6 August 2012.</ref>
 
:*'''1838-1886''' - {{RecordSearch|1743384|Barbour County, Alabama Marriage Books 1-10 (1838-1886) and Index (1841-1940)}} in "Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950," at [[FamilySearch.org]] - free.<ref name="cov">Coverage Table, "Alabama County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," ''FamilySearch Research Wiki,'' https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Alabama_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records), accessed 6 August 2012.</ref>
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:*'''1850–1874''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4192 "Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920"]at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); Index. This database is a collection of marriage records from the state. Researchers will find the names of both bride and groom along with the marriage date. The county where the ceremony was performed is also provided. Containing about 150,000 records and the names of nearly 300,000 men and women. <br>
 
:*'''1850–1874''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4192 "Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920"]at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); Index. This database is a collection of marriage records from the state. Researchers will find the names of both bride and groom along with the marriage date. The county where the ceremony was performed is also provided. Containing about 150,000 records and the names of nearly 300,000 men and women. <br>
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:*'''1809 – 1950''' {{RecordSearch|1743384|Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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:*'''1816 – 1957''' {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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:*'''1800 – 1969''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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:*'''1809 – 1920''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4192 Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties)] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
  
 
===== Death  =====
 
===== Death  =====
 
:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
 
  
 
:*'''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>
 
:*'''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>
  
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
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:*'''1906-1918''' - Barbour County Death Index 1906-1918 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.
  
 
:*'''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>
 
:*'''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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:*'''1881 – 1952''' {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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:*'''1908 – 1974''' {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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:*'''1881 – 1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2543 Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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:*'''1908 – 1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5188 Alabama Deaths,
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:*'''1908-59'''] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
  
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Barbour County Genealogy & Local History Society''' <br>
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[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Barbour-County-Genealogy-Local-History-Society/130969856977032 Facebook]
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'''Barbour County Genealogy and Local History Group'''<br>
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Meets September thru May at the<br>
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Eufaula Carnegie Library<br>
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'''Barbour Eufaula Carneige Library'''<br>
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217 N Eufaula Ave<br>
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Eufaula AL<br>
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334-687-2337 <br>
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[http://www.ecl.lib.al.us Website]<br>
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'''Historic Chattahoochee Commission'''<br>
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P. O. Box 33 <br>
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Eufaula, AL <br>
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36072-0033 334-687-9755<br>
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[http://www.hcc-al-ga.org/ Website]<br>
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'''Eufaula Heritage Association'''<br>
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P. O. Box 486<br>
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Eufaula, AL<br> 
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36072-0486 334-687-3793<br>
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[http://www.eufaulapilgrimage.com Website]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~albarbou/ Welcome to Barbour County, Al]
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*[http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/AL/Barbour/ Barbour Co. AL]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/roots-1/usa/al.html United States Resources: Alabama]
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*[http://www.algw.org/ Al Gen Web]]
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*[http://www.raogk.org/alabama-genealogy/al-society-archives/ Alabama Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/barbour-county/ Barbour County]
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*[http://www.ancestralsearch.com/alabama_genealogy.htm Alabama Genealogy]
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*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/usa/alabama/barbour.htm Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy links]
  
 
==== Family History Center<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Center<br>  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*Eufaula Alabama <br>Hwy 131 Bakerhill Hwy<br>Eufaula, Barbour, Alabama, United States<br>Phone: 334-687-6146<br>Hours: W 6pm-8pm<br>
 
*Eufaula Alabama <br>Hwy 131 Bakerhill Hwy<br>Eufaula, Barbour, Alabama, United States<br>Phone: 334-687-6146<br>Hours: W 6pm-8pm<br>
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[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Family History Centre Locator] <br><br>
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Barbour County Alabama Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project] may have maps, name indexes, history, or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project] may have maps, name indexes, history, or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/barbour.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/barbour.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~albarbou/ Barbour County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.<br>  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~albarbou/ Barbour County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.<br>  
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Barbour|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Barbour|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Barbour/ Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Barbour/ Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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Latest revision as of 21:34, 28 February 2017

United States
Alabama
Barbour County

Guide to Barbour County, Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. {{{link}}}


Barbour County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Barbour 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 Clayton
Courthouse



County Information

Barbour County, Alabama Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1881 1838 1881 1840 1833 1820

County Courthouse

Barbour County Courthouse
Barbour County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg

1800 Fifth Avenue North
PO Box 398
Clayton, Al 36016-0398
Phone: 334-775-8371

Judge of Probate has marriage
probate & land records from 1800's
Clerk Circuit Court has div rec from 1860
and Court Record from 1912[2]

History

Parent County

1832--Barbour County was created 18 December 1832 from Pike County and Creek Cession. Barbour County has two county courthouses (both in use) Clayton and Eufaula. County seat: Clayton [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Albarbour.jpg

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Biographies

Biographies of many notable residents of Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 394.

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Barbour, Alabama online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Alabama Cemeteries for more information

The following web site has additional information on Barbour county cemeteries.

  • Cemetery Records: Barbour County, Alabama, Vol. 1. 1966. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Anderson Cemetery, Anderson Baptist Church Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery (Blue Springs, Ala.), Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Batesville Baptist Church Cemetery, Betcher Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Hardshall Baptist Church Cemetery, Blue Springs Assembly of God Church Cemetery, Clayton Cemetery, Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery, Elam Baptist Church Cemetery, Evergreen Baptist Church Cemetery, Lightner Private Cemetery, New Hope Cemetery, Old Scott or Old Scotch Cemetery, Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Pleasant Plains Baptist Church Cemetery, Pleasant View Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rocky Mount Cemetery, Ryans Cemetery, Shiloh Holiness Church Cemetery, Sikes Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Warren Cemetery, and Weycott Plantation Cemetery.
  • Cemetery Records: Barbour County, Alabama, Vol. 2. 1966. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Bethlehem Cemetery, Bethsadie Cemetery, County Line Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Dykes or Lightwood Knot Cemetery, Ephesus or Cunningham Cemetery, Epworth Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Faulk Cemetery, Grubbs Church or Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, McElvin Private Cemetery, Methodist Cemetery (Louisville, Ala.), Mt. Zion Cemetery, Pea Creek Church Cemetery, Thomas Cemetery, and Whiteoak Cemetery.
  • Cemetery Records: Barbour County with Cherokee & Lawrence Counties Alabama, Vol. 3. 1966. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Adams Chapel Cemetery, Baptist Cemetery (Spring Hill, Ala.), Beauchamp Cemetery, Center Ridge Cemetery, Christian Grove Cemetery, Creel Cemetery, Espy Cemetery, Jones Private Cemetery, Methodist Church Cemetery (Texasville, Ala.), Mt. Andrew Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Old Spring Hill Methodist Church Cemetery, Pine Level Baptist Church Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Pond Bethel Cemetery, Private Cemetery (Spring Hill, Ala.), Private Family Cemetery (Sandy Point, Ala.), Ramah Baptist Church Cemetery, Sardus Church Cemetery, Tucker Cemetery, Upper Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery, and Zion's Chapel Cemetery.
  • Barbour County, Alabama Tombstone Inscriptions. n.d. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Clayton Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Louisville Methodist Church Cemetery, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
  • Barbour County, Alabama Cemetery Records. 1957. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes Adams Chapel Cemetery and Creel Cemetery.

Additional Barbour County cemeteries are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

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

Historical populations
Year Pop.  %±
1840 12,024
1850 23,632 96.5%
1860 30,812 30.4%
1870 29,309 −4.9%
1880 33,979 15.9%
1890 34,898 2.7%
1900 35,152 0.7%
1910 32,728 −6.9%
1920 32,067 −2.0%
1930 32,425 1.1%
1940 32,722 0.9%
1950 28,892 −11.7%
1960 24,700 −14.5%
1970 22,543 −8.7%
1980 24,756 9.8%
1990 25,417 2.7%
2000 29,038 14.2%
2010 27,457 −5.4%
Sources: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml.  through 1960

State Census

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Alabama denominations, view the Alabama Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Alabama Land and Property for additional information about early Alabama land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

To place a grant or deed on a map within context of Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy see:

  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Barbour County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2007. This is a definitive work and can be used as an index to land grants. Digital version at HistoryGeo.com ($). Website includes free surname index. FHL Book 976.132 E7b.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Alabama Local Histories.

  • Besson, J A. B. History of Eufaula, Alabama: The Bluff City of the Chattahoochee. Atlanta, Ga: Franklin Steam Print. House, 1875 - read full-text online
  • Thompson, Mattie Thomas. History of Barbour County, Alabama. Eufaula, Ala., 1939. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • Walker, Anne Kendrick. Backtracking in Barbour County: A Narrative of the Last Alabama Frontier. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, 1941. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Barbour 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 Barbour County.

- 1st Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company A (Pioneer Guards)
- 1st Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company B (Eufaula Rifles)
- 1st Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company I (Clayton Guards)
- 1st Battalion, Alabama Artillery, Company B
- 4th Battalion, Alabama Cavalry (Love's), Companies B and C
- 5th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company K [subsequently, Company A
- 7th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company E
- 15th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company B (Midway Southern Guards)
- 15th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company D (Fort Browder Roughs)
- 15th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company H (Glenville Guards)
- 15th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company K (Eufaula City Guard)
- 29th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company G "Seal's Guards"
- 29th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company K
- 37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company H
- 39th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Companies B, C, G, H, I, and K
- 45th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Companies A and C
- 59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company D

Online Records

Newspapers

Finding More Alabama Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate Records

Probate records are held by the Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy Probate Court. Most records are housed at the Barbour County, Alabama Genealogy Courthouse. Many records are on microfilm at the Family History Library.

See the wiki page Alabama Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.

Record types: Wills, dower records, personal property sales, settlement records, orphans’ records, and bonds.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Alabama tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Alabama Taxation.

  • 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Barbour County is in District 1.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Alabama State Department of Health , the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Alabama.

Birth
Marriage
  • To 1825 Index to Marriages at Ancestry– ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked.
  • 1843; 1845; 1849–1874; 1892; 1936–1969 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 at Ancestry– ($); 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.
  • 1850–1874 "Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920"at Ancestry– ($); Index. This database is a collection of marriage records from the state. Researchers will find the names of both bride and groom along with the marriage date. The county where the ceremony was performed is also provided. Containing about 150,000 records and the names of nearly 300,000 men and women.
Death
  • 1881–1974 Index to Deaths and Burials at Ancestry– ($); 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.  Barbour County has three books:

Societies and Libraries

Barbour County Genealogy & Local History Society
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Barbour County Genealogy and Local History Group
Meets September thru May at the
Eufaula Carnegie Library

Barbour Eufaula Carneige Library
217 N Eufaula Ave
Eufaula AL
334-687-2337
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Historic Chattahoochee Commission
P. O. Box 33
Eufaula, AL
36072-0033 334-687-9755
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Eufaula Heritage Association
P. O. Box 486
Eufaula, AL
36072-0486 334-687-3793
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Family History Center

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

  • Eufaula Alabama
    Hwy 131 Bakerhill Hwy
    Eufaula, Barbour, Alabama, United States
    Phone: 334-687-6146
    Hours: W 6pm-8pm

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Barbour County Alabama Genealogy Websites

Helpful Websites

Barbour County Alabama Genealogy References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 13-28. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 35.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igialabama.pdf.
  5. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igialabama.pdf.
  6. Coverage Table, "Alabama County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," FamilySearch Research Wiki, https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Alabama_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records), accessed 6 August 2012.