Henry County, Alabama Genealogy
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|Henry County, Alabama|
Location in the state of Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
|Founded||December 13, 1819|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
County CourthouseHenry County Courthouse
101 West Court Square,
Abbeville, AL 36310, Phone: (334) 585-2753
Probate Judge has marriage records from 1821
land records from 1824,
birth records 1895-1906 and probate from 1839
Biographies of many notable residents of Henry County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 1072.
- Dothan City Cemetery, Dothan BillionGraves
- Hutto Family Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama. 1956. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
- Scott, Marvin. Tomb Inscriptions and Obituary Notices of Henry County, Alabama. Climax, Ga., 1958. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
Additional Henry County cemeteries are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 2 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
|Henry County, Alabama|
Land and Property
To place a grant or deed on a map within context of Henry County, Alabama Genealogy see:
- Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Henry 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 ($). Website includes free surname index. FHL Book 976.131 E7b.
- Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865
- Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
- 1959 - Indiana Progress (Abbeville, Ala.) at Ancestry ($).
- 1830-1976 - Henry County, Alabama Genealogy Probate Records, 1830-1976 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Henry County is in District 1.
- 1881-1930 - Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
- 1816-1957 - Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
- 1881-1952 - Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
- 1908-1974 - Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974 FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. Henry County has two books:
Societies and Libraries
Family History Center
3199 Ross Clark Cir NW
Dothan, Dale/Houston/Henry/Geneva, Alabama, United States
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- USGenWeb Archives Project ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
- County ALGenWeb ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
- Henry County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County p. 37. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).