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State of   ALABAMA -   (The Yellowhammer State)
      The 22nd U.S. State to join the Union:   14-December-1819
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Assorted Groups  (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
    Alabama African American Genealogy - African American Genealogy records are much
         more difficult to find due to the scant nature of record keeping for blacks prior to
         the Civil War.

Note:  These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.

Along the Old Federal Road - A very interesting history of the Stacey brothers from
         Company F, the 36th Alabama was provided by descendant Steve Stacey.

Census & related Lists of various kinds:
    16th Infantry Regiment Roster (1861-1865) - roster of men in the 16th from the
         Book, Soldiers of the 16th Infrantry Regiment Alabama 1861-Humble Heroes-1865,
         compiled and written by Carolyn Murray Greer.
    42nd Alabama Infantry - Photo, headstone galleries and other lists of genealogical and
         historical merit.
    1789 Spanish Census - Tombikbee [River] District
    Revolutionary Soldiers in Alabama - A List Of Names, Compiled From Authentic
         Sources, Of Soldiers Of The American Revolution, Who Resided In The State Of

Civil War Map of Battles - fought in Alabama
Civil War Roots - A website to provide you with the information-tools to do your own
         in-depth research, concerning the Civil War service of your Alabama ancestors, both
         Union and Confederate.

Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums - GHLL listed and links
Ghost Towns - State of Alabama

Extinct counties of Alabama - GHLL listed and links

Historical interest Items, etc.:
    Alabama Family Group Sheet Project
    Alabama History On-Line
    Civil War in Alabama - State battle maps, exhibits, timeline, etc..
    Civil War Roots - A website to provide you with the information-tools to do your own
         in-depth research, concerning the Civil War service of your Alabama ancestors, both
         Union and Confederate.
    Historic Maps - Perry-Casta eda Library Maps Collection


Libraries & Newspapers:
    Auburn University Libraries - Special Collections & Archives Dept. of Auburn University
    Samford University Library - Special Collections
    University of Alabama - Hoole Library
    University of Texas - Perry-Casta eda Library Map Collection
    University of West Alabama - Julia S. Tutwiler Library


Northwest Alabama Counties - "Most Wanted" for Northwest Alabama.
Northwest Alabama Territory - Sharing free genealogical information about the NW part
         of the 1818 Alabama Territory that was originally called Greater Marion County,
         particularly those counties that are present-day Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Pickens,
         Walker & Winston Counties in Alabama, and Lowndes and Monroe Counties in

State of ALABAMA Access Genealogy - [Black Genealogy] [Cemetery Records]
         [Census Records] [Databases] [DNA] [Military Records] [Native American]
         [Vital Records].
State of Alabama - 1867 Voter Registration Records Database.
State of Alabama Cemeteries - A list of all cemeteries in Alabama, first by name, county
         and location. A great tool to help with cemeteries that have the same name
         within the state.
  • State of Alabama
  • State Capital City Montgomery   (Capital since 1812 - located in   Montgomery County)

    The State name:  Named after the Alabama River, an Indian tribe word, "Alibamu", "Alibamo" and even "Limamu" in the journals of the Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto (c.1500-1542).
    American History and Genealogy Proj.
    American Local History Network
    Colonial Currency
    Cemetery Listings
    County maps of Alabama
    Daughters of the American Revolution
    General History
    Migration Patterns
    State Archives (Govt.)
    State Archives (USGenWeb.)
    State Genealogy Forum
    State Genealogical Society
    State Historical Society
    State USGenWeb Site
    Symbols (Flag, Seal, etc.)
    Timeline (Historic)


    Tracking Your Roots - Choose your County

    U.S.A. - General Information links page
    U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories

    Vital Records:
        Alabama Civil War Service Cards File - The advantages of using the database over the
             card file are that it can be accessed through the internet at home and searched in a
             variety of ways.


    * When you tell us about your Surname(s) quest, by posting your Surnames on our Message Board, we will gladly set out to find as many listings, within time, for your particular SURNAME(S). If you wish, we will also be happy to provide you with your own Ancestors listing.
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