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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://gcidb.net/ Greene County Courthouse][[Image:Greene County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]]<br>400 Morrow Avenue<br>Eutaw, AL 35462<br>Phone: (205) 372-3598  
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[http://gcidb.net/ Greene County Courthouse][[Image:Greene County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Greene County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]]<br>400 Morrow Avenue<br>Eutaw, AL 35462<br>Phone: (205) 372-3598  
  
 
Probate Judge has marriage records from 1823,<br>probate records from 1821,<br>land records from 1820 and military discharge records<ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greene County p. 37. ; .</ref>  
 
Probate Judge has marriage records from 1823,<br>probate records from 1821,<br>land records from 1820 and military discharge records<ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greene County p. 37. ; .</ref>  
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==== Voting Registers  ====
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Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the&nbsp;[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/countybooksmain.html Alabama Department of Archives and History]. &nbsp;Green County has 2 books:
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*[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/greenecountyvol1.pdf Book 1]
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 15:39, 22 August 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Greene County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1912
1823
1909
1865
1819
1820
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent Counties


Greene County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Greene County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 13, 1819
County Seat Eutaw
Courthouse



County Courthouse

Greene County Courthouse
Greene County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg

400 Morrow Avenue
Eutaw, AL 35462
Phone: (205) 372-3598

Probate Judge has marriage records from 1823,
probate records from 1821,
land records from 1820 and military discharge records[1]

History

Parent County

1819--Greene County was created 13 December 1819 from Marengo and Tuscaloosa Counties.
County seat: Eutaw [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1868 -- 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

Biographies

Biographies of many notable residents of Greene County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 1042.

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18204,554
183015,026230.0%
184024,02459.9%
185031,44130.9%
186030,859−1.9%
187018,399−40.4%
188021,93119.2%
189022,0070.3%
190024,1829.9%
191022,717−6.1%
192018,133−20.2%
193019,7458.9%
194019,185−2.8%
195016,482−14.1%
196013,600−17.5%
197010,650−21.7%
198011,0213.5%
199010,153−7.9%
20009,974−1.8%
20109,045−9.3%
For tips on accessing Greene County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church Records

Court

Directories

  • 1855-1856 - Snedecor, V. Gayle. 1963 Reprint of Snedecor's 1855-1856 Directory of Greene County, Alabama. Eutaw, Ala., 1963. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War, 1861-1865

Civil War service men from Greene 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 Greene County.

- 1st Battalion, Alabama Artillery, Company B


Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

  • 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Greene County is in District 2.

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Green County has 2 books:


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greene County p. 37. ; .
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).