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Maps are essential when doing genealogical research. Maps can help determine:
  
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*Jurisdictions and boundaries
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*Geographical and physical features
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*Relationships between towns and counties
  
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Use many sources to locate a map closest to the time period your ancestor lived in a certain location.
  
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Here are some references and web sites to assist you in locating maps.
  
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=== Alabama  ===
  
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*[http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/index.html Alabama Maps]
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*[http://archives.alabama.gov/REFERENC/firemap.gif Alabama Burned Counties]
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*Mason, Sara Elizabeth, ''A List of the Nineteenth Century Maps of the State of Alabama'', Birmingham Public Library, 1973.
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*Remington, W. Craig and Thomas Kallsen, ''Historical Atlas of Alabama'', University of Alabama Dept. of Geography, 1997.
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*Sinko, Peggy Tuck
  
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[[Rural Records of Mid-Southern United States]]
 

Revision as of 20:44, 9 March 2010

Maps are essential when doing genealogical research. Maps can help determine:

  • Jurisdictions and boundaries
  • Geographical and physical features
  • Relationships between towns and counties

Use many sources to locate a map closest to the time period your ancestor lived in a certain location.


Here are some references and web sites to assist you in locating maps.


Alabama

  • Alabama Maps
  • Alabama Burned Counties
  • Mason, Sara Elizabeth, A List of the Nineteenth Century Maps of the State of Alabama, Birmingham Public Library, 1973.
  • Remington, W. Craig and Thomas Kallsen, Historical Atlas of Alabama, University of Alabama Dept. of Geography, 1997.
  • Sinko, Peggy Tuck


















Rural Records of Mid-Southern United States