Pike County, Alabama Genealogy
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|Pike County, Alabama|
Location in the state of Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
|Founded||December 17, 1821|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
County CourthousePike County Alabama
120 W Church Street
P O Box 1147
Troy, Alabama 36081
Probate Judge has marriage, probate and land records from 1830
Birth Records 1881-1904 Death Records 1881-1891 and 1902-1905 
1828 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:
- 1888-1907 - Pike County, Alabama Colored Marriage Books L, O, Q, S, and T in "Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950," at FamilySearch.org - free. (skips 1893-1895)
LDS Ward and Church Records
Land and Property
To place a grant or deed on a map within context of Pike County, Alabama Genealogy see:
- Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Pike County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2007. This is a definitive work and can be used as an index to land grants. Digital version at HistoryGeo.com ($). Website includes free surname index. FHL Book 976.135 E7b.
- Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865
- Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865
- Bullard, Karen C. and Annette J. Connor. Census of Confederate Soldiers Residing in Alabama, 1907 in Pike, Bullock and Crenshaw Counties. n.d. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
- 1830-1976 - Pike County, Alabama Genealogy Probate Records, 1830-1976 at FamilySearch - free.
- 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Pike 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.
- 1830-1859, 1890-1910 - Pike County, Alabama Marriage Books B, O, M, P, R-T in "Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950," at FamilySearch.org - free.
- 1830-1849 - Hageness, MariLee Beatty. Marriages 1830-1849 Pike County, Alabama. Anniston, Ala.: MLH Research, 1998. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
- 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. Pike County has two books:
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Troy Alabama Family History Center
- 790 Elba Hwy
Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States
Hours: Th, Sun by appointment
- 790 Elba Hwy
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- USGenWeb Archives Project ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
- Pike County ALGenWeb ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Pike County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pike County p. 39. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Coverage Table, "Alabama County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," FamilySearch Research Wiki, https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Alabama_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records), accessed 6 August 2012.