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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Alabama|Alabama]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[{{PAGENAME}}|Coosa County]]''
  
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Coosa County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Coosa County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Coosa County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Coosa County, Alabama#Parent County|Parent County]]'''
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*'''[[Coosa County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Coosa County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Coosa County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
 
 
*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
 
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674670 Death and Burials 1881-1952]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
 
 
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
 
 
 
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{{ALinfobox|Coosa|1832|December 18|Rockford}}  
 
 
 
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Coosa County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Coosa County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Coosa County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesMetropolitan&countyID=coosa Coosa County Courthouse]<br>Main Street,<br>Rockford, AL 35136 <br>Phone&nbsp;(205) 377-4988  
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[[Image:Coosa County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesMetropolitan&countyID=coosa Coosa County Courthouse]<br>Main Street,<br>Rockford, AL 35136 <br>Phone&nbsp;(205) 377-4988  
  
 
Probate Records Office has a few birth and death records 1920-1945<br>Marriage, Probate, Land and Military records from 1834<br>Circuit Court Records from 1834 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coosa County p. 36. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Records Office has a few birth and death records 1920-1945<br>Marriage, Probate, Land and Military records from 1834<br>Circuit Court Records from 1834 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coosa County p. 36. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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*Hull, Edward F. ''Early Records of Coosa County, Alabama, 1832-1860: Wills, Administrations and Marriage Records.'' n.d. Digital version at {{FSbook|88352}} - free.
 
*Hull, Edward F. ''Early Records of Coosa County, Alabama, 1832-1860: Wills, Administrations and Marriage Records.'' n.d. Digital version at {{FSbook|88352}} - free.

Revision as of 23:20, 20 August 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Coosa County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County
Coosa County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Coosa 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 Rockford
Courthouse



County Courthouse

Coosa County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Coosa County Courthouse
Main Street,
Rockford, AL 35136
Phone (205) 377-4988

Probate Records Office has a few birth and death records 1920-1945
Marriage, Probate, Land and Military records from 1834
Circuit Court Records from 1834 [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biography

Biographies of many notable residents of Coosa County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 722.

Cemeteries

Additional Coosa County cemeteries are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 1, Vol. 2, and Vol. 6 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

Coosa County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1840 6,995
1850 14,543 107.9%
1860 19,273 32.5%
1870 11,945 −38.0%
1880 15,113 26.5%
1890 15,906 5.2%
1900 16,144 1.5%
1910 16,634 3.0%
1920 14,839 −10.8%
1930 12,460 −16.0%
1940 13,460 8.0%
1950 11,766 −12.6%
1960 10,726 −8.8%
1970 10,662 −0.6%
1980 11,377 6.7%
1990 11,063 −2.8%
2000 12,202 10.3%
2010 11,539 −5.4%
Sources: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml.  through 1960


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

Church Records

Court Records

Land and Property

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

  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Coosa County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2008. 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 976.159 E7b.

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate Records

  • Hull, Edward F. Early Records of Coosa County, Alabama, 1832-1860: Wills, Administrations and Marriage Records. n.d. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
  • 1832-1860 - Hull, Edward F. Early Records of Coosa County, Alabama, 1832-1860: Wills, Administrations and Marriage Records. n.d. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
Death

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Coosah County has one book.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Coosa County p. 36. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.