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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Cullman County]]''  
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Guide to '''Cullman County, Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Click|Image:AL_ORP.png|Alabama Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Cullman County
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| state = Alabama
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| founded year = 1877
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| founded date = 24 January 24
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| seat = Cullman
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| building address = Cullman County Courthouse<br>500 2nd Avenue SW<br>Cullman, AL 35055<br>Phone: (256) 739-3530<br>[http://www.co.cullman.al.us/ '''County Website'''] }}
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=== County Information ===
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==== Cullman County, Alabama Record Dates  ====
  
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Dates for major county records'''
 
 
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw 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>
| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
 
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Death|Death]]'''</center>
 
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
 
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
 
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
 
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1877</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1877</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1887</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1889</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1877</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy#Land_and_Property|'''Land''']]
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1877</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
 
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Newspapers|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Parent_County|Parent County]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1877
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1877
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1887
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1877
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{{ALinfobox|Cullman|1877|January 24|Cullman}}
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
[http://www.co.cullman.al.us/ Cullman County Courthouse]<br>500 2nd Avenue SW,<br>Cullman, AL 35055, (256) 739-3530
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=== County Courthouse ===
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Probate Judge has marriage, divorce, probate <br>and land records from 1877and old newpapers <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cullman County p. 36. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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==== Description ====
  
Probate Judge has marriage, divorce, probate <br>and land records from 1877and old newpapers <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cullman County p. 36. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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The County was named in honor of Colonel John G. Cullmann. The County has Cullman as it's seat and the County was created January 24, 1877. <ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ala/cullman/ 06/02/2017.</ref>The County is located in the north central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Cullman, Alabama," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cullman_County,_Alabama 06/02/2017.</ref>
  
== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1877'''--Cullman County was&nbsp;created 24 January 1877&nbsp;from [[Blount County, Alabama|Blount]], [[Morgan County, Alabama|Morgan]], and [[Winston County, Alabama|Winston]] Counties.<br>'''County seat''': Cullman <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1877'''--Cullman County was&nbsp;created 24 January 1877&nbsp;from [[Blount County, Alabama Genealogy|Blount]], [[Morgan County, Alabama Genealogy|Morgan]], and [[Winston County, Alabama Genealogy|Winston]] Counties.<br>'''County seat''': Cullman <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Alabama county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/alabama/ "Rotating Formation Alabama County Boundary Maps"] (1799-1980) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Places/Localities  ===
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[[Image:Alcullman.jpg|200px|right|Alcullman.jpg]]
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Blount County, Alabama|Blount]] | [[Lawrence County, Alabama|Lawrence]] | [[Lawrence County, Alabama|Marshall]] | [[Morgan County, Alabama|Morgan]] | [[Walker County, Alabama|Walker]] | [[Winston County, Alabama|Winston]]  
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[[Blount County, Alabama Genealogy|Blount]] | [[Lawrence County, Alabama Genealogy|Lawrence]] | [[Lawrence County, Alabama Genealogy|Marshall]] | [[Morgan County, Alabama Genealogy|Morgan]] | [[Walker County, Alabama Genealogy|Walker]] | [[Winston County, Alabama Genealogy|Winston]]
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Archives and Libraries  ====
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{AL Cemeteries Intro|Cullman}}
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Cullman, 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=47&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcullm2/index.html ALGenWeb]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/cullman/cemetery.htm ALGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/alabama/al-cullman.htm Tombstone Project]
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*[http://Alabamagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid22 Alabama Gravestones]
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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|405157|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Cullman+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=47 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=Cullman&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/Cullman-county-Alabama-cemetery-records.htm Alabama Cemeteries]
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The following web site has additional information on Cullman county cemeteries.
  
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805416,n,addington%20chapel%20cemetery.cfm Addington Chapel Cemetery]
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/AL/Cullman.htm Interment.net] Alabama cemetery records by county.
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730214,n,antioch%20cemetery.cfm Antioch Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/arkadelphia/index.htm Arkadelphia Cemetery <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1329431107406_907" />]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Burks&GSiman=1&GScty=3829& Baileyton Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805417,n,baldwin%20chapel%20cemetery.cfm Baldwin Chapel Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1965007 Baldwin Heights Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Elliott&GSiman=1&GScid=568590& Beech Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://test.histopolis.com/Place/US/AL/Cullman_County/Bethany_Cemetery Bethany Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/p1805421/ Bethel Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730297,n,bethlehem%20cemetery.cfm Bethlehem Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805422,n,bethlehem%20east%20cemetery.cfm Bethlem East Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805423,n,bethlehem%20west%20cemetery.cfm Bethlem West Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2282686 Bethesda Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805424,n,blair%20cemetery.cfm Blair Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1729935,n,bowmans%20chapel%20cemetery.cfm Bowmans Chapel Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/p114920/ Brindley Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1729936,n,brooklyn%20cemetery.cfm Brooklyn Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=21839 Brushy Creek Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/calvert.htm Calvert Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,115518,n,canaan%20cemetery.cfm Canaan Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730283,n,center%20grove%20cemetery.cfm Center Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730216,n,center%20hill%20cemetery.cfm Center Hill Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805425,n,center%20point%20cemetery.cfm Center Point Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805426,n,central%20cemetery.cfm Central Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805427,n,chances%20cross%20roads%20cemetery.cfm Chances Cross Roads Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805428,n,cold%20springs%20cemetery.cfm Cold Springs Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805429,n,concord%20cemetery.cfm Concord Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730298,n,corinth%20cemetery.cfm Corinth Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/corinth.htm Corinth Church of Christ Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2253017 Corinth East Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730284,n,crosses%20chapel%20cemetery.cfm Crosses Chapel Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2168031 Cullman City Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805433,n,damascus%20cemetery.cfm Damascus Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,134888,n,dorsey%20creek%20cemetery.cfm Dorsey Creek Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730218,n,duck%20creek%20cemetery.cfm Duck Creek Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Butler&GSiman=1&GScid=22562& Duck River Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/duckriver/duck_el.htm Duck River Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805434,n,east%20battleground%20cemetery.cfm East Battleground Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/p1730341/ East Point Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/east.htm East Point Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/p1730169/ Ebenezer Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805435,n,eidson%20chapel%20cemetery.cfm Eidson Chapel Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=rapList&rapMode=cemetery&rapCemeteryId=22681 Emeus Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/p1730332/ Enon Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcullm2/cemeteries/enoncemeterycullman.htm Enon Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730324,n,etha%20cemetery.cfm Etha Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1683595 Etha Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730285,n,fairview%20cemetery.cfm Fairview Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/fairview.htm Fairview First Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=568619 Fairview West Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730333,n,fellowship%20cemetery.cfm Fellowship Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730286,n,flint%20creek%20cemetery.cfm Flint Creek Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=vcsr&GSvcid=233329 Flint Creek Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730306,n,friendship%20cemetery.cfm Friendship Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1729938,n,garden%20city%20cemetery.cfm Garden City Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,119109,n,good%20hope%20cemetery.cfm Good Hope Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,119625,n,hamby%20chapel%20cemetery.cfm Hamby Chapel Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=vcsr&GSvcid=241231 Hamby's Chapel Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=hardwick+cemetery+cullman+county+alabama+&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Hardwick Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/holypond/index.htm Holly Pond Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Brown&GSiman=1&GScid=1959725& Hopewell Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Freeman&GSiman=1&GScid=1986414& Johnson Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Brown&GSiman=1&GScid=688200& Jones Chapel Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/kinney/index.htm Kinney Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730300,n,laodicea%20cemetery.cfm Laodicea Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,121433,n,lawrence%20chapel%20cemetery.cfm Lawrence Chapel Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,134926,n,livingston%20chapel%20cemetery.cfm Livingston Chapel Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/livingston.htm Livingston's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730222,n,logan%20cemetery.cfm Logan Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/logan.htm Logan Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730170,n,lystra%20cemetery.cfm Lystra Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805438,n,macedonia%20cemetery.cfm Macedonia Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,152275,n,mcdonald%20cemetery.cfm McDonald Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805439,n,mckinley%20chapel%20cemetery.cfm McKinley Chapel Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/mckinley.htm McKniley Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730171,n,missionary%20grove%20cemetery.cfm Missionary Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730172,n,mount%20carmel%20cemetery.cfm Mount Carmel Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805440,n,mount%20hermon%20cemetery.cfm Mount Hermon Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730307,n,mount%20hope%20cemetery.cfm Mount Hope Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805441,n,mount%20joy%20cemetery.cfm Mount Joy Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/mtjoy/index.htm Mount Joy Baptist Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,123264,n,mount%20nebo%20cemetery.cfm Mount Nebo Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/mt_nebo.htm Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805442,n,mount%20olive%20cemetery.cfm Mount Olive Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/mt_olive.htm Mt. Olive Congregational Methodist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730334,n,mount%20pisgah%20cemetery.cfm Mount Pisgah Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/mt_pisgah.htm Mt. Pisgah Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/mt_pleasant.htm Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/p1805443/ Mount Pleasant Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805444,n,mount%20vernon%20cemetery.cfm Mount Vernon Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2248942 Mount Vernon West Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730472,n,mount%20zion%20cemetery.cfm Mount Zion Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/mountain_grove.htm Mountain Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/mtgrove_bapt/index.htm Mountain Grove Baptist Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=127812 New Canaan Cemetery, Arab]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/new_harmony.htm New Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805447,n,new%20harmony%20cemetery.cfm New Harmony Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/new_hope1.htm New Hope #1 Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/new_hope.htm New Hope #2 Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,123789,n,new%20hope%20cemetery.cfm New Hope Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/new_mt_zion.htm New Mt Zion Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730473,n,new%20mount%20zion%20cemetery.cfm New Mount Zion Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/new_prosp/index.htm New Prospect Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805449,n,oak%20level%20cemetery.cfm Oak Level Cemetery]
 
*[http://test.histopolis.com/Place/US/AL/Cullman_County/Persimmon_Grove_Cemetery Persimmon Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,124667,n,pfiel%20cemetery.cfm Pfiel Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,124732,n,pilgrim%20rest%20cemetery.cfm Pilgrim Rest Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805450,n,pilgrims%20rest%20cemetery.cfm Pilgrims Rest Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,124780,n,pine%20grove%20cemetery.cfm Pine Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,161717,n,pine%20ridge%20cemetery.cfm Pine Ridge Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730335,n,pleasant%20grove%20cemetery.cfm Pleasant Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/p1805452/ Prospect Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,125355,n,pullen%20cemetery.cfm Pullen Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Calvert&GSiman=1&GScid=1972326& Ryans Creek Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730173,n,ryans%20creek%20cemetery.cfm Ryans Creek Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Clark&GSiman=1&GScid=1448171& Sacred Heart Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805453,n,saint%20bernard%20abbey%20cemetery.cfm Saint Bernard Abbey Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/AL/Cullman_County/Shady_Grove_Cemetery/903895176 Shady Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=34244 Shady Grove Methodist Church And Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805454,n,sharon%20grove%20cemetery.cfm Sharon Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Taylor&GSiman=1&GScid=26195& Shedd Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1729939,n,shelton%20grove%20cemetery.cfm Shelton Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1729940,n,simcoe%20cemetery.cfm Simcoe Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=spitznagel+cemetery+cullman+county+alabama&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Spitznagel Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805455,n,sulphur%20springs%20cemetery.cfm Sulphur Springs Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,127749,n,tedder%20cemetery.cfm Tedder Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805456,n,union%20cemetery.cfm Union Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805457,n,union%20grove%20cemetery.cfm Union Grove Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805458,n,union%20hill%20cemetery.cfm Union Hill Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730174,n,valley%20springs%20cemetery.cfm Valley Springs Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Adams&GSiman=1&GScty=9396& Vinemont Baptist Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730302,n,vinemont%20cemetery.cfm Vinemont Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1805459,n,warrior%20creek%20cemetery.cfm Warrior Creek Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcullm2/cemeteries/welcome_cemetery.htm Welcome Baptist Church Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/al/cullman/welcome/index.htm Welcome Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730287,n,welti%20cemetery.cfm Welti Cemetery]
 
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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|2000 | 77483
 
|2000 | 77483
 
|2010 | 80406
 
|2010 | 80406
}}  
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}}
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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  ====
 +
 +
{{AL Church Intro}}
  
 
*Baptist  
 
*Baptist  
 
*Roman Catholic
 
*Roman Catholic
  
'''North Central Alabama Genealogical Society '''<br>1425 Mitchell Rd NW <br>Cullman, AL 35055 <br>Collection includes: Early Catholic records, including baptisms, marriages, deaths, and cemetery records for Cullman County and Warrior Church, [[Jefferson County, Alabama|Jefferson]] County  
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'''North Central Alabama Genealogical Society '''<br>1425 Mitchell Rd NW <br>Cullman, AL 35055 <br>Collection includes: Early Catholic records, including baptisms, marriages, deaths, and cemetery records for Cullman County and Warrior Church, [[Jefferson County, Alabama Genealogy|Jefferson]] County  
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
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==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
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{{AL Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{AL History Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 +
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/alabama/ Maps of Alabama (1799-1980)]
  
 
==== Military History and Records  ====
 
==== Military History and Records  ====
  
{{Alabama Conf}}
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===== Civil War =====
  
===== Civil War Battle Fought in Cullman County  =====
+
'''''Online Records'''''
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932389|Alabama Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932139|Alabama Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 +
*'''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)
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
 +
*'''1907, 1921, 1927''' - {{RecordSearch|2487274|Alabama, Census of Confederate Veterans, 1907, 1921, 1927}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
 +
 
 +
====== Civil War Battle Fought in Cullman County  ======
  
 
*1863 - April 30 = Day's Gap, also known as Sand Mountain
 
*1863 - April 30 = Day's Gap, also known as Sand Mountain
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Battle information from [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/bystate.htm#al Civil War Battle Summaries by State], by the Heritage Preservation Services.  
 
Battle information from [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/bystate.htm#al Civil War Battle Summaries by State], by the Heritage Preservation Services.  
  
[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ALmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Alabama.  
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[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ALmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Alabama.
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship<br> ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship<br> ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 +
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{{AL Newspaper abstracts|Cullman}}
  
 
:*'''1878''' - ''The Southern Immigrant'' at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=50348 Ancestry] ($).
 
:*'''1878''' - ''The Southern Immigrant'' at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=50348 Ancestry] ($).
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==== 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  Ancestry $
 +
*'''1809 – 1985''' {{RecordSearch|1925446|Alabama Probate Records, 1809-1985}} at FamilySearch
  
 
==== Schools  ====
 
==== Schools  ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
 +
 +
{{AL Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{AL Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/al-vital-records/ How to order Alabama Vital Records]
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<br>
  
 
===== Birth  =====
 
===== Birth  =====
  
:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
+
:*'''1881 1930''' {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} at FamilySearch.org
  
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
===== Marriage  =====
  
:*'''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>
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:*'''To 1825''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2080 ''Index to Marriages''] at Ancestry S. 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>
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 +
:*'''1807, 1855, 1877–1899, 1936–1969''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 ''Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969''] at Ancestry $. 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. <br>
 +
 
 +
:*'''1877–early 1930s''' [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcullm2/index.html Cullman County Marriages] at ALGenWeb - free.
 +
 
 +
:*'''1928-1951''' - {{RecordSearch|1743384|Cullman County, Alabama Marriage Books 19-41}} 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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 +
:*'''1809 – 1950''' {{RecordSearch|1743384|Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950}} at FamilySearch
  
:*'''1807, 1855, 1877–1899, 1936–1969''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 ''Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ 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. <br>
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:*'''1816 – 1957''' {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957}} at FamilySearch
  
:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete. - free
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:*'''1800 – 1969''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969] at Ancestry $
  
:*'''1877–early 1930s''' [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcullm2/index.html Cullman County Marriages] at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~algenweb/ ALGenWeb] - free.
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:*'''1809 – 1920''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4192 Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties)] at Ancestry $
  
:*'''1928-1951''' - {{RecordSearch|1743384|Cullman County, Alabama Marriage Books 19-41}} 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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<br>
  
 
===== Death  =====
 
===== Death  =====
  
:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
+
:*'''1881–1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2543 ''Index to Deaths and Burials''] at Ancestry $. 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>
 +
 
 +
:*'''1908–1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5188 ''Index to Deaths recorded by the state of Alabama''] at Ancestry $. The index includes name of the deceased, county of death, date of death, and the state certificate number (volume and page).<br>
 +
 
 +
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
 +
 
 +
:*'''1881 – 1952''' {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} at FamilySearch
  
:*'''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}} at FamilySearch
  
:*'''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>
+
:*'''1881 – 1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2543 Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974] at Ancestry $
  
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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:*'''1908 – 1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5188 Alabama Deaths,1908-59] at Ancestry $
 +
 
 +
<br>
  
 
===== Vital Record Substitutes  =====
 
===== Vital Record Substitutes  =====
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:*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/al/cullman/webbbs_config.pl Cullman County, Alabama Obituary and Death Notices Collection]
 
:*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/al/cullman/webbbs_config.pl Cullman County, Alabama Obituary and Death Notices Collection]
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Societies and Libraries  ===
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 +
North Central Alabama Genealogical Society <br>
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P. O.  Box 13 <br>
 +
Cullman, AL <br>
 +
35056-0013 <br>
 +
Publication: Alabama Family History and Genealogy News<br>
 +
[http://www.co.cullman.al.us/history.html Cullman History]
 +
[http://www.wallacestate.edu/Library/Genealogy/ Wallacestate Library]
 +
 
 +
 
 +
Wallace State Community College Family & Regional History Library <br>
 +
Hanceville <br>
 +
256-352-8265 <br>
 +
[http://www.wallacestate.edu/Library/Genealogy/ Wallacestate Library]
 +
 
 +
Cullman County Archives <br>
 +
500 2 Ave SW nd <br>
 +
Cullman, AL  <br>
 +
35055 <br>
 +
256-775-4671
 +
 
 +
Cullman Historical Society <br>
 +
P. O.  Box 804 <br>
 +
Cullman, AL  <br>
 +
35055 <br>
 +
[http://www.co.cullman.al.us/cullco_historic_soc Cullman Historical Society Website]
  
=== Family History Center<br> ===
+
Cullman Cullman Public Library <br>
 +
256-734-2720<br>
 +
[http://www.ccpls.com Cullman Public Library Website]
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/al-society-archive/ List of Alabama Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcullm2/ Cullman County, Alabama]
 +
 
 +
*[http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/AL/Cullman/ Cullman 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]
 +
 
 +
=== Family History Center<br> ===
 +
 
 +
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Cullman Alabama Family History Center|Cullman Alabama Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Cullman Alabama Family History Center|Cullman Alabama Family History Center]]  
**910 St. Joseph Drive N.W.<br>Cullman, Cullman, Alabama, United States<br>'''Phone''': 256-739-0891 <br>'''Hours''':&nbsp;T.&amp; S. 9am-2pm by appt., Wed. 9am-2pm walkins<br>Attention: Open by appt.
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**910 St. Joseph Drive N.W.<br>Cullman, Cullman, Alabama, United States<br>'''Phone''': 256-739-0891 <br>'''Hours''':&nbsp;T.&amp; S. 9am-2pm by appt., Wed. 9am-2pm walkins<br>Attention: Open by appt.<br>[http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Family History Centre Locator] <br>
  
 
*[http://www.wallacestate.edu/library.html Wallace State College]
 
*[http://www.wallacestate.edu/library.html Wallace State College]
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:*801 Main St NW<br>Hanceville, Cullman, Alabama, United States<br>'''Phone''': 256-352-8265 <br>'''Hours''': Mon-Thur 7:30am-8:30pm; Fri 7:30am-4pm; Sat 9am-3pm<br>Attention: Microfilms from the Church can be ordered at this facility<br>
 
:*801 Main St NW<br>Hanceville, Cullman, Alabama, United States<br>'''Phone''': 256-352-8265 <br>'''Hours''': Mon-Thur 7:30am-8:30pm; Fri 7:30am-4pm; Sat 9am-3pm<br>Attention: Microfilms from the Church can be ordered at this facility<br>
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Websites ===
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/cullman-county/ Cullman County, AL History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
 
*[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/cullman.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/cullman.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcullm2/index.html Cullman County ALGenWeb ]~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcullm2/index.html Cullman County ALGenWeb ]~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Cullman|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Cullman|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Cullman/ Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Cullman/ Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
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{{Alabama|Alabama}}
 
  
 
[[Category:Cullman_County,_Alabama]]
 
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Latest revision as of 23:28, 20 June 2017

United States
Alabama
Cullman County

Guide to Cullman County, Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Cullman County, Alabama
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 24 January 24, 1877
County Seat Cullman
Courthouse
Address Cullman County Courthouse
500 2nd Avenue SW
Cullman, AL 35055
Phone: (256) 739-3530
County Website


County Information

Cullman County, Alabama Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1877 1877 1887 1830 1877 1877

County Courthouse

Probate Judge has marriage, divorce, probate
and land records from 1877and old newpapers [2]

Description

The County was named in honor of Colonel John G. Cullmann. The County has Cullman as it's seat and the County was created January 24, 1877. [3]The County is located in the north central area of the state.[4]

History

Parent County

1877--Cullman County was created 24 January 1877 from Blount, Morgan, and Winston Counties.
County seat: Cullman [5]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Alabama county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Alabama County Boundary Maps" (1799-1980) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

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

Places/Localities

Alcullman.jpg

Populated Places

Cities

Arab | Cullman | Hanceville

Towns

Baileyton | Bremen | Colony | Dodge City | Fairview | Garden City | Good Hope | Holly Pond | South Vinemont | West Point

Unincorporated community

Crane Hill

Neighboring Counties

Blount | Lawrence | Marshall | Morgan | Walker | Winston

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Biography

Biographies of many notable residents of Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 798.

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Cullman, 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 Cullman county cemeteries.

Census

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

Cullman County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1880 6,355
1890 13,439 111.5%
1900 17,849 32.8%
1910 28,321 58.7%
1920 33,034 16.6%
1930 41,051 24.3%
1940 47,343 15.3%
1950 49,046 3.6%
1960 45,572 −7.1%
1970 52,445 15.1%
1980 61,642 17.5%
1990 67,613 9.7%
2000 77,483 14.6%
2010 80,406 3.8%

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.

  • Baptist
  • Roman Catholic

North Central Alabama Genealogical Society
1425 Mitchell Rd NW
Cullman, AL 35055
Collection includes: Early Catholic records, including baptisms, marriages, deaths, and cemetery records for Cullman County and Warrior Church, Jefferson County

Court Records

Divorce Records

Genealogy

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.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Cullman 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.

Maps

Military History and Records

Civil War

Online Records

Civil War Battle Fought in Cullman County
  • 1863 - April 30 = Day's Gap, also known as Sand Mountain

Battle information from Civil War Battle Summaries by State, by the Heritage Preservation Services.

Map showing Civil War battles in Alabama.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Finding More Alabama Newspapers

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

  • 1878 - The Southern Immigrant at Ancestry ($).
  • 1930-1951 - The Cullman Democrat at Ancestry ($).
  • 1937-38, 1942-43, 1947 - The Cullman Banner at Ancestry ($).

Probate Records

Probate records are held by the Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy Probate Court. Most records are housed at the Cullman 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

Schools

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.

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. See also How to order Alabama Vital Records


Birth
Marriage
  • To 1825 Index to Marriages at Ancestry S. 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.
  • 1807, 1855, 1877–1899, 1936–1969 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969 at Ancestry $. 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.


Death
  • 1881–1974 Index to Deaths and Burials at Ancestry $. 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.


Vital Record Substitutes

A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Cullman County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com:

Societies and Libraries

North Central Alabama Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 13
Cullman, AL
35056-0013
Publication: Alabama Family History and Genealogy News
Cullman History Wallacestate Library


Wallace State Community College Family & Regional History Library
Hanceville
256-352-8265
Wallacestate Library

Cullman County Archives
500 2 Ave SW nd
Cullman, AL
35055
256-775-4671

Cullman Historical Society
P. O. Box 804
Cullman, AL
35055
Cullman Historical Society Website

Cullman Cullman Public Library
256-734-2720
Cullman Public Library Website

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.

  • 801 Main St NW
    Hanceville, Cullman, Alabama, United States
    Phone: 256-352-8265
    Hours: Mon-Thur 7:30am-8:30pm; Fri 7:30am-4pm; Sat 9am-3pm
    Attention: Microfilms from the Church can be ordered at this facility

Websites

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cullman County p. 36. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Genealogy Trails History Group, “Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ala/cullman/ 06/02/2017.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Cullman, Alabama," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cullman_County,_Alabama 06/02/2017.
  5. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  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.