Birmingham, Alabama

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Quick History

Research

Archives and Libraries

Biography

  • The Book of Birmingham and Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.: The Birmingham Ledger Publishers, 1914. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Includes bios and photographs.
  • DuBose, John Witherspoon. Jefferson County and Birmingham Alabama, Historical and Biographical. Birmingham, Ala.: Teeple and Smith, 1887. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Cemeteries

Census

Church History and Records

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Roman Catholic

Diocese of Birmingham
PO Box 12047
BIrmingham, AL 35202-2047
Wikipedia
Diocese website

Area included in the diocese: Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Coosa, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hale, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Randolph, Saint Clair, Shelby, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker and Winston counties in northern Alabama.

All sacramental records are maintained at the parish level.

Directories

Genealogy - Periodicals and Societies

History

  • DuBose, John Witherspoon. Jefferson County and Birmingham Alabama, Historical and Biographical. Birmingham, Ala.: Teeple and Smith, 1887. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Maps

Military Records

Minorities

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Birmingham Public Library digital newspaper collection

  • This collection contains the Birmingham Iron Age, The Weekly Iron Age, The Weekly Age, and the Pratt City Herald newspapers spanning the years 1874-1901.

Brimingham Public Library newspaper indexes
The Birmingham News index (1978-1993) obituaries indexed 1975-
The Birmingham Post-Herald index (1979-1992)
The New York Times index (1913- )


Vital Records