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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Alabama|Alabama]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[{{PAGENAME}}|Tallapoosa County]]''  
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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Alabama Genealogy|Alabama]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[{{PAGENAME}}|Tallapoosa County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Tallapoosa County, Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Click|Image:AL_ORP.png|Alabama Online Genealogy Records}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Tallapoosa County
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| county_map =
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| state = Alabama
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| latd =
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| founded year = 1832
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| founded date = December 18
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| seat = Dadeville
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| building image = Tallapoosa County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
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| building address = Tallapoosa County Courthouse<br>125 North Broadnax<br>Dadeville, AL 36853 <br>Phone:&nbsp;(256) 825-1098<br>[http://www.tallaco.com/ '''County Website'''] }}
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=== County Information ===
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==== Tallapoosa County, Alabama Record Dates  ====
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Dates for major county records'''
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''  
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<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 13-28. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy#Land_and_Property|'''Land''']]
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
 
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1881</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1834</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1834
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1881</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1860</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1832</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1832
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1838</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1838
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Newspapers|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Tallapoosa County, Alabama#Parent_County|Parent County]]'''
 
 
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{{ALinfobox|Tallapoosa|1832|December 18|Dadeville}}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
[[Image:Tallapoosa County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [http://www.tallaco.com/ Tallapossa County Courthouse]<br>125 North Broadnax<br>Dadeville, AL 36853 <br>Phone:&nbsp;(256) 825-1098
 
  
 
Probate Judge has a few birth and death records 1881-1991<br>Marriage and probate records from 1835<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallapoosa County p. 39. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Judge has a few birth and death records 1881-1991<br>Marriage and probate records from 1835<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallapoosa County p. 39. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
 
90 acres of land were swapped between Tallapoosa and Coosa Counties in 1963.  
 
90 acres of land were swapped between Tallapoosa and Coosa Counties in 1963.  
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90 acres were swapped between Tallapoosa and Coosa Counties in 1963.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallapoosa County p. 39. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
90 acres were swapped between Tallapoosa and Coosa Counties in 1963.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallapoosa County p. 39. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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For animated maps illustrating Alabama county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/alabama/ "Rotating Formation Alabama County Boundary Maps"] (1799-1980) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Places/Localities  ===
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[[Image:Altallapoosa.jpg|right|Altallapoosa.jpg]]
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Chambers County, Alabama|Chambers]]  
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*[[Chambers County, Alabama Genealogy|Chambers]]  
*[[Clay County, Alabama|Clay]]  
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*[[Clay County, Alabama Genealogy|Clay]]  
*[[Coosa County, Alabama|Coosa]]  
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*[[Coosa County, Alabama Genealogy|Coosa]]  
*[[Elmore County, Alabama|Elmore]]  
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*[[Elmore County, Alabama Genealogy|Elmore]]  
*[[Lee County, Alabama|Lee&nbsp;]]  
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*[[Lee County, Alabama Genealogy|Lee&nbsp;]]  
*[[Randolph County, Alabama|Randolph]]
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*[[Randolph County, Alabama Genealogy|Randolph]]
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=== Resources  ===
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==== African American  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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:*'''1865-1902''' - Tallapoosa County Colored Marriage Books 1A-1 Index 1865-1902 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
==== Biography  ====
 
==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.treespot.net/Cemeteries/AlexanderCity,AL/alexandercitycemetery.htm Alexander City Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.treespot.net/Cemeteries/AlexanderCity,AL/alexandercitycemetery.htm Alexander City Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,137364,n,antioch%20cemetery.cfm Antioch Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,137364,n,antioch%20cemetery.cfm Antioch Cemetery]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,137558,n,woods%20cemetery.cfm Woods Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,137558,n,woods%20cemetery.cfm Woods Cemetery]  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=wright+cemetery+tallapoosa+county+alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=wright+cemetery&hnear=0x888c128d4dbac3d1:0x9772118b10e945c,Tallapoosa,+AL&cid=8867819452813496383 Wright Cemetery]
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=wright+cemetery+tallapoosa+county+alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=wright+cemetery&hnear=0x888c128d4dbac3d1:0x9772118b10e945c,Tallapoosa,+AL&cid=8867819452813496383 Wright Cemetery]
 
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Additional Tallapoosa County cemeteries are included in ''Alabama Cemetery Records'' {{FSbook|185681|disp=Vol. 1}} at FamilySearch Books Online - free.  
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<br> Additional Tallapoosa County cemeteries are included in ''Alabama Cemetery Records'' {{FSbook|185681|disp=Vol. 1}} at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=3&GScnty=87&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|773133|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=3&CScnty=87 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.genrecords.net/altallap/cemetery.html ALGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Tallapoosa+Alabama+&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Alabama&county=Tallapoosa&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/tallapoosa/cemetery.htm ALGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/alabama/al-tallapoosa.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Alabama Cemeteries|Alabama Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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|2000= 41475
 
|2000= 41475
 
|2010= 41616
 
|2010= 41616
}} {{Census|Alabama}}  
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}} {{Census|Alabama}}
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'''State Census'''
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*'''1866''' - {{RecordSearch|1915987|Alabama State Census, 1866}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
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{{AL Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
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{{AL Land Intro}}
  
 
*The original land grants for Tallapoosa county, Alabama have been mapped and are available for free from [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm Deed Mappers.] Requires the Deed Mapper Software to use.
 
*The original land grants for Tallapoosa county, Alabama have been mapped and are available for free from [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm Deed Mappers.] Requires the Deed Mapper Software to use.
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{AL History Intro}}
  
 
:*Golden, Virginia Noble. ''A History of Tallassee for Tallasseeans.'' Tallassee, Ala.: Tallassee Mills of Mount Vernon-Woodberry Mills, 1949. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29653 Ancestry] ($).
 
:*Golden, Virginia Noble. ''A History of Tallassee for Tallasseeans.'' Tallassee, Ala.: Tallassee Mills of Mount Vernon-Woodberry Mills, 1949. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29653 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/alabama/ Maps of Alabama (1799-1980)]
  
 
==== Military&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Military&nbsp;  ====
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:- [[37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company B  
 
:- [[37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company B  
 
:- [[47th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|47th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company A, B, C, D, F, G and K  
 
:- [[47th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|47th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company A, B, C, D, F, G and K  
:- [[59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company A  
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:- [[59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry|59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry]], Company A
  
<br>{{Alabama Conf}}
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932389|Alabama Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932139|Alabama Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{AL Newspaper abstracts|Tallapoosa}}
  
 
==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
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{{AL Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1753 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8799 Alabama Wills and Probate Records 1753-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1809 – 1985''' {{RecordSearch|1925446|Alabama Probate Records, 1809-1985}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{AL Tax Intro}}
  
 
:*'''1865-1866''' - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1264 Ancestry] ($). Tallapoosa County is in District 2.
 
:*'''1865-1866''' - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1264 Ancestry] ($). Tallapoosa County is in District 2.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth  =====
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{{AL Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/al-vital-records/ How to order Alabama Vital Records]
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===== Birth Records =====
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:*'''1881-1885, 1904-1919''' - Tallapoosa County Birth Index 1881-1885 and 1904-1919 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igialabamatz.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Igialabamatz.pdf]].</ref>
  
:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. - free.
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:*1881 1930 {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
===== Marriage  =====
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===== Marriage Records =====
  
:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. - free. Incomplete.
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:*'''To 1825''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2080 ''Index to Marriages''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked. <br>
  
:*'''To 1825''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2080  ''Index to Marriages''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked. <br>
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:*'''1834-1845, 1936–1969''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 ''Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. This collection is comprised of indexes created by several agencies - the Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Jordan Dodd of Liahona Research, and Hunting For Bears.
  
:*'''1834-1845, 1936–1969''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 ''Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. This collection is comprised of indexes created by several agencies - the Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Jordan Dodd of Liahona Research, and Hunting For Bears. <br>
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:*'''1835-1895''' - Tallapoosa County Marriage Books 1-9 Index 1885-1895 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
:*[http://www.genrecords.net/altallap/vital.html Tallapoosa Marriages] at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~algenweb/ ALGenWeb] - free.
 
:*[http://www.genrecords.net/altallap/vital.html Tallapoosa Marriages] at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~algenweb/ ALGenWeb] - free.
  
===== Death  =====
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:*1809 – 1950 {{RecordSearch|1743384|Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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:*1816 – 1957 {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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:*1800 – 1969 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800-1969] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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:*1809 – 1920 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4192 Alabama Marriages,
  
:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. - free.
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:*1809-1920 (Selected Counties)] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
  
:*'''1881–1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2543 ''Index to Deaths and Burials''] at  [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. Volunteers extracted the details in this index from microfilmed copies of church, civil, family, and other records of Alabama deaths and burials. details vary depending on the original record. Note that the number of available records can vary widely by county, and this database does not necessarily represent a comprehensive set of death records for the state during this time.<br>
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:*'''1908–1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5188 ''Index to Deaths Recorded by the State of Alabama''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. The index includes name of the deceased, county of death, date of death, and the state certificate number (volume and page).<br>
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===== Death Records  =====
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:*'''1881-1918, 1938''' - Tallapoosa County Death Index 1881-1918 and 1938 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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:*'''1881–1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2543 ''Index to Deaths and Burials''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. Volunteers extracted the details in this index from microfilmed copies of church, civil, family, and other records of Alabama deaths and burials. details vary depending on the original record. Note that the number of available records can vary widely by county, and this database does not necessarily represent a comprehensive set of death records for the state during this time.<br>
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:*'''1908–1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5188 ''Index to Deaths Recorded by the State of Alabama''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] – ($); Index. The index includes name of the deceased, county of death, date of death, and the state certificate number (volume and page).<br>
  
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. - free.
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} at FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. - free.
  
 
:*[http://www.genrecords.net/altallap/vital.html Tallapoosa Deaths] at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~algenweb/ ALGenWeb] - free.
 
:*[http://www.genrecords.net/altallap/vital.html Tallapoosa Deaths] at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~algenweb/ ALGenWeb] - free.
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:*1881 – 1952 {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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:*1908 – 1974 {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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:*1881 – 1974 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2543 Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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:*1908 – 1959 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5188 Alabama Deaths,
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:*1908-59] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
  
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
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*[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/tallapoosacountyvol2.pdf Book 2]
 
*[http://www.archives.alabama.gov/voterreg/books/tallapoosacountyvol2.pdf Book 2]
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Societies  ====
 
==== Societies  ====
  
'''Tallapoosa County Historical Society'''<br>151 Pearson Circle<br>Dadeville, AL 36853  
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'''Tallapoosa County Historical Society'''<br>151 Pearson Circle<br>Dadeville, AL 36853
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'''Tallapoosa County Archives & Museum'''<br>
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c/o Tallapoosa County Probate Office <br>125 North Broadnax St. <br>Dadeville, AL <br>36853 <br>Museum 256-896-4351<br>Probate 256-825-1090 <br>Historical Society 256-234-2042
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'''East Alabama Genealogical Society''' <br>P. O. Box 2892 <br>Opelika, AL <br>36803 <br>[http://www.genrecords.net/altallap/ Publication: Tap Roots]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/al-society-archive/ List of Alabama Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
 
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[http://horseshoebendlibrary.org/ '''Horseshoe Bend Regional Library'''] includes the following libraries in Tallapoosa County:  
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:[http://www.alexandercityonline.com/adelia-russell.html '''Adelia M. Russell Library''']<br>318 Church St.<br>Alexander City, Alabama 35010<br>Telephone: 256-329-6796<br>  
 
:[http://www.alexandercityonline.com/adelia-russell.html '''Adelia M. Russell Library''']<br>318 Church St.<br>Alexander City, Alabama 35010<br>Telephone: 256-329-6796<br>  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/alabama/tallapoosa-county/ Tallapoosa County, AL History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
 
*[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+Tallapoosa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Tallapoosa|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/tallapoosa.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/tallapoosa.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.  
 
*[http://www.genrecords.net/altallap/ Tallapoosa County ALGenWeb ]~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*[http://www.genrecords.net/altallap/ Tallapoosa County ALGenWeb ]~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Tallapoosa/ Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Tallapoosa/ Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Guide to Tallapoosa County, Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Tallapoosa County, Alabama
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 18, 1832
County Seat Dadeville
Courthouse
Tallapoosa County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Address Tallapoosa County Courthouse
125 North Broadnax
Dadeville, AL 36853
Phone: (256) 825-1098
County Website


County Information

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records

[1]

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1834 1830 1832 1838

County Courthouse

Probate Judge has a few birth and death records 1881-1991
Marriage and probate records from 1835
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records[2]

History

90 acres of land were swapped between Tallapoosa and Coosa Counties in 1963.

Parent County

1832--Tallapoosa County was created 18 December 1832 from the Creek Cession of 1832.
County seat: Dadeville [3]

Boundary Changes

90 acres were swapped between Tallapoosa and Coosa Counties in 1963.[2]

For animated maps illustrating Alabama county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Alabama County Boundary Maps" (1799-1980) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Altallapoosa.jpg

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Biography

Cemeteries


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

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
ALGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
ALGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Billion Graves
See Alabama Cemeteries for more information.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18406,444
185015,584141.8%
186023,82752.9%
187016,963−28.8%
188023,40138.0%
189025,4608.8%
190029,67516.6%
191031,0344.6%
192029,744−4.2%
193031,1884.9%
194035,27013.1%
195035,074−0.6%
196035,007−0.2%
197033,840−3.3%
198038,67614.3%
199038,8260.4%
200041,4756.8%
201041,6160.3%
For tips on accessing Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

State Census

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Alabama denominations, view the Alabama Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Alabama Land and Property for additional information about early Alabama land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

  • The original land grants for Tallapoosa county, Alabama have been mapped and are available for free from Deed Mappers. Requires the Deed Mapper Software to use.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Alabama Local Histories.

  • Golden, Virginia Noble. A History of Tallassee for Tallasseeans. Tallassee, Ala.: Tallassee Mills of Mount Vernon-Woodberry Mills, 1949. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military 

Civil War

Civil War service men from Tallapoosa County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Tallapoosa County.

- 1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry, Company C
- 1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry, Company D "Pearsons Dragoons"
- 1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry, Company F
- 1st Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company F (Tallapoosa Rifles)
- 13th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company F
- 14th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company G "Hillabee Blues"
- 14th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company H "Jackson Avengers"
- 34th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company D, E, F and G
- 37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company B
- 47th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company A, B, C, D, F, G and K
- 59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, Company A


Newspapers

Finding More Alabama Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate Records

Probate records are held by the Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy Probate Court. Most records are housed at the Tallapoosa County, Alabama Genealogy Courthouse. Many records are on microfilm at the Family History Library.

See the wiki page Alabama Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their places of residence.

Record types: Wills, dower records, personal property sales, settlement records, orphans’ records, and bonds.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Alabama tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Alabama Taxation.

  • 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Tallapoosa County is in District 2.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Alabama State Department of Health , the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred or order electronically online.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Alabama. See also How to order Alabama Vital Records



Birth Records
Marriage Records
  • To 1825 Index to Marriages at Ancestry – ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked.
  • 1834-1845, 1936–1969 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969 at Ancestry – ($); Index. This collection is comprised of indexes created by several agencies - the Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Jordan Dodd of Liahona Research, and Hunting For Bears.


Death Records
  • 1881–1974 Index to Deaths and Burials at Ancestry – ($); Index. Volunteers extracted the details in this index from microfilmed copies of church, civil, family, and other records of Alabama deaths and burials. details vary depending on the original record. Note that the number of available records can vary widely by county, and this database does not necessarily represent a comprehensive set of death records for the state during this time.

Voting Registers

Alabama Voting Registers for 1867 are available online at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Tallapoosa County has two books with a working link to one:

Societies and Libraries

Societies

Tallapoosa County Historical Society
151 Pearson Circle
Dadeville, AL 36853

Tallapoosa County Archives & Museum
c/o Tallapoosa County Probate Office
125 North Broadnax St.
Dadeville, AL
36853
Museum 256-896-4351
Probate 256-825-1090
Historical Society 256-234-2042

East Alabama Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 2892
Opelika, AL
36803
Publication: Tap Roots

Libraries

Horseshoe Bend Regional Library l
256-825-9232
includes the following libraries in Tallapoosa County:

Adelia M. Russell Library
318 Church St.
Alexander City, Alabama 35010
Telephone: 256-329-6796
Library collection includes local history, census, marriage records, cemetery records, and family histories.
Dadeville Public Library
205 N. West St.
Dadeville, Alabama 36853
Telephone: 256-825-7820

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Web Sites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 13-28. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallapoosa County p. 39. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Igialabamatz.pdf.