Morgan County, Alabama Genealogy

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Template:Alabama-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Alabama Gotoarrow.png Morgan County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1818--Morgan County was created 6 February 1818 from the Cherokee Turkeytown Cession.
County seat: Decatur [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1925 and 1938 -- 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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Morgan County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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