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*'''[[Choctaw County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Choctaw County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Choctaw County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Choctaw County]]''
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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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*{{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|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|1307272|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1953}}&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
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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>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Choctaw County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
CHOCTAW COUNTY, 117 S. Mulberry St., Butler, AL 36904, (205) 459-2155
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CHOCTAW COUNTY, 117 S. Mulberry St., Butler, AL 36904, (205) 459-2155  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:22, 11 May 2012

Template:Alabama-stub

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






For earlier dates, try...

  • Choctaw County, Alabama Genealogy residents may also have records in
    Neighboring Counties:
Remember these collections




Choctaw County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Choctaw County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 29, 1847
County Seat Butler
Courthouse



United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Choctaw County

County Courthouse

CHOCTAW COUNTY, 117 S. Mulberry St., Butler, AL 36904, (205) 459-2155

History

Parent County

1847--Choctaw County was created 29 December 1847 from Washington and Sumter Counties.
County seat: Butler [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1859 and 1871 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Choctaw County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1850 8,389
1860 13,877 65.4%
1870 12,676 −8.7%
1880 15,731 24.1%
1890 17,526 11.4%
1900 18,136 3.5%
1910 18,483 1.9%
1920 20,753 12.3%
1930 20,513 −1.2%
1940 20,195 −1.6%
1950 19,152 −5.2%
1960 17,870 −6.7%
1970 16,589 −7.2%
1980 16,839 1.5%
1990 16,018 −4.9%
2000 15,922 −0.6%
2010 13,859 −13.0%
Sources:[2][3][4][5]

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml. 
  3. through 1960
  4. Columbia-Lippincott Gazeteer. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1952) p. 403
  5. 2006 World Almanac, p. 525