Marengo County, Alabama Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1818--Marengo County was created 6 February 1818 from the Choctaw Cession of 1816.  County seat: Linden [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1848 and 1965 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research

http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Magnolia

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Hamily History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).