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*'''[[Marshall County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Marshall County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Marshall County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
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*'''[[Marshall County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Marshall County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Marshall County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[[Image:Marshall_County,_Alabama_Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]]
 
[http://www.marshallco.org/ Marshall County Courthouse&nbsp;]<br>424 Blount Avenue<br>Guntersville, AL 35976<br>Phone: (256) 571-7786  
 
[http://www.marshallco.org/ Marshall County Courthouse&nbsp;]<br>424 Blount Avenue<br>Guntersville, AL 35976<br>Phone: (256) 571-7786  
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth =====
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===== Birth =====
  
 
:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
 
:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
  
===== Marriage =====
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===== Marriage =====
  
 
:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
 
:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
  
===== Death =====
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:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection  
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:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
  
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Center<br> ====
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==== Family History Center<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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*[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.  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Marshall|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Marshall|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marshall.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/marshall.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
*[http://www.algw.org/marshall/ Marshall County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
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*[http://www.algw.org/marshall/ Marshall County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Marshall/ Marshall County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Marshall/ Marshall County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 20:38, 20 August 2012

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1920
1836
1920

1836
1836
For earlier dates, try...

  • Marshall County, Alabama Genealogy residents may also have records in
    Neighboring Counties:
Remember these collections


Marshall County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Marshall County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 9, 1836
County Seat Guntersville
Courthouse



United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Marshall County

County Courthouse

Marshall County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg

Marshall County Courthouse 
424 Blount Avenue
Guntersville, AL 35976
Phone: (256) 571-7786

Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1836
and birth and death records from 1920 [1]

History

Parent County

1836--Marshall County was created 9 January 1836 from Blount and Jackson Counties and the Cherokee Cession.
County seat: Guntersville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biographies

  • Northern Alabama, Historical and Biographical. Birmingham, Ala.: Smith and De Land, 1888. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online. Marshall County, Alabama Genealogy begins on page 58.

Cemeteries

  • Nixon's Chapel Cemetery, Horton BillionGraves
  • Douthat, James L. Guntersville Reservoir Cemeteries. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press. Free surname index and publisher's bookstore at Mountain Press.
  • Douthat, James L. Wheeler Reservoir Cemeteries. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press. Free surname index and publisher's bookstore at Mountain Press.

Additional Marshall County cemeteries are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 1 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18407,553
18508,84617.1%
186011,47229.7%
18709,871−14.0%
188014,58547.8%
189018,93529.8%
190023,28923.0%
191028,55322.6%
192032,66914.4%
193039,80221.8%
194042,3956.5%
195045,0906.4%
196048,0186.5%
197054,21112.9%
198065,62221.0%
199070,8327.9%
200082,23116.1%
201093,01913.1%
Est. 201194,16614.5%
For tips on accessing Marshall County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Abstracts of The Marshall County News (1858), The Tennessee Valley (1856), The Marshall Eagle (1853), The Albertville Banner (1919), and The Albertville Herald (1936) were published in:

  • 1853-1858, 1919, 1936 - Caver, Larry E. Abstracts from Alabama Newspapers, Volume II: Limestone County, Madison County, Marshall County, Jackson County. Carrollton, Miss.: Pioneer Publishing Co., 2007. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marshall County p. 38. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).