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  • Autauga County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  May 20, 2014
  • Formed from:  portions of Montgomery County on 21-Nov-1818.
    Established:  18-Dec-1820
    County Seat:  Prattville, Alabama

    County history - Autauga County is named in honor of the Autauga Indians who lived in a village on a creek named Atagi, meaning "pure water". The Autugas were members of the Alabimo Tribe.

    Autauga Courthouse
    GHLL Autauga County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Autauga County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Autauga County Heritage Society / (Prattville, AL)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Autauga Genealogical Society / (Prattville, AL)
    7. US/ALGenWeb site - Autauga County Archives
    8. US/ALGenWeb - Autauga County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Autauga County Clerk, 134 North Court Street, Prattville, AL 36067-0488.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Chilton County (north), Elmore County (east), Montgomery County (southeast),
             Lowndes County (south), Dallas County (west).

        Autauga County - County News, County Calendar, Employment, About Autauga County,
             County Government, County Departments, R.H. Kirkpatrick Agricultural Pavilion,
             County Links, Contact Information, Action Center, Site Map.
        Autauga County - Masonic Membership List, Hampton Sidney Lodge 1873, Robinson
             Springs. 1873 -- Robinson Springs -- filed in Prattville. Now located at Grand Lodge in
             Montgomery, AL.

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    Census Information Autauga county:
  • 1850 Census
  • 1910 Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Autauga county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Baldwin County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 26, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Washington County and West Florida.
    Established:  21-Dec-1809
    County Seat:  Bay Minette, Alabama

    County history - Baldwin County is named in honor of Abraham Baldwin (1754 1807), U.S. legislator from Georgia.

    Baldwin Courthouse
    GHLL Baldwin County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Baldwin County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Baldwin County Genealogical Society / Foley, AL)
    6. US/ALGenWeb site - Baldwin County Archives
    7. US/ALGenWeb - Baldwin County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Baldwin County Clerk, P.O. Box 1488, Bay Minette, AL 36507-1488.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Monroe County (northeast), Escambia County, Florida (east), Escambia County (east),
             Mobile County (west), Washington County (northwest), Clarke County (northwest).

        Baldwin County - About Baldwin, Our Municipalities, History, Demographics, Business,
             Citizen Services, Government, News & Events, Public Officials, Public Records,
             Questions?.
        County History - Alabama State, Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

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    Federal Census Information Baldwin county:
  • 1820 Census
  • 1830 Census
  • 1850 Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Baldwin county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Barbour County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 11, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Pike County and Creek Indian Nation lands.
    Established:  18-Dec-1832
    County Seat:  Clayton, Alabama

    County history - Barbour County is named in honor of James Barbour, who served as Governor of Virginia.

    Barbour Courthouse
    1. Barbour County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Barbour County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Barbour County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Barbour County - US/ALGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Barbour County - US/ALGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Barbour County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Barbour County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Barbour County Vital Records - County Courthouse, 1800 Fifth Avenue, North, P.O. Box 398, Clayton, AL 36016.
    Federal Census Information (this county):
        1860 Slave Holders List Census Schedules - Also listed:  1870 Census African-American Surname matches.
    Federal Census Information Barbour county:
  • 1860 Slave Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Barbour county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Bibb County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 1, 2014
  • Formed from:  portions of Monroe and Montgomery Counties (as Cahawba County, name changed to Bibb, Dec. 4, 1820).
    Established:  07-Feb-1818
    County Seat:  Centreville, Alabama

    County history - Bibb County is named in honor of William Wyatt Bibb (October 2, 1781 - July 10, 1820) a United States Senator from Georgia and the first Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama. He was a member of the Democratic-Republican political party. Bibb served as governor of the Alabama Territory from August 1817 to Dec. 1819, and as governor of the state of Alabama from Dec. 1819 to his death on July 10, 1820.

    Bibb Courthouse
    GHLL Bibb County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Bibb County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Bibb County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Bibb County Heritage Association
          Route 1, Box 147,
          Brierfield, AL 35035

    5. US/ALGenWeb site - Bibb County Archives
    6. US/ALGenWeb - Bibb County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Bibb County Clerk, Courthouse, Centreville, AL 35042.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Jefferson County (north), Shelby County (northeast), Chilton County (southeast), Perry
                County
    (southwest), Hale County (southwest), Tuscaloosa County (northwest).
             Note:  Counties followed by green print are not yet linked.


        The Genealogical and Historical Room - The Genealogical and Historical Collection provides
             a broad representation of research material, but its most distinctive feature is its
             collection of records on the thirteen colonies.

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        County-Clerks.com - County-Clerks.com is a directory of every single county clerk's office in the USA.
             There are over 3,000 county clerks offices that we have contact information for. - Quoted from web site.
        Directory of Superior Courts - This directory lists court locations in Kingfisher County Oklahoma.
    Federal Census Information Bibb county:
  • 1830 Census
  • 1840 Census
  • 1870 Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Barbour county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Blount County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 7, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of land ceded to the Federal government by the Creek Nation, 09-Aug-1814.
    Established:  06-Feb-1818
    County Seat:  Oneonta, Alabama

    County history - Blount County is named in honor of Willie Blount (April 18, 1768 - September 10, 1835) served as Governor of Tennessee from 1809 to 1815. He was the younger half-brother of William Blount, representative of North Carolina to the Continental Congress and governor of the Southwest Territory.

    Blount Courthouse
    GHLL Blount County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Blount County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Blount County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Blount County Historical Society and Museum / Oneonta, AL)
    6. US/ALGenWeb site - Blount County Archives
    7. US/ALGenWeb - Blount County Genealogy & History
    8. Blount County Vital Records - Blount County Courthouse, P.O. Box 668, Oneonta, AL 35121.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Marshall County (northeast), Etowah County (east), Saint Clair County (southeast),
             Walker County (southwest), Jefferson County (south), Cullman County (west and
             northwest).

        County History - Alabama State Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

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    Federal Census Information Blount county:
  • 1850 Federal Census
  • 1860 Federal Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Blount county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Bullock County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 24, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Montgomery, Pike, Barbour and Macon Counties.
    Established:  05-Dec-1866
    County Seat:  Union Springs, Alabama

    County history - Bullock County is named in honor of Edward Bullock (1822 1861), colonel in the Confederate States Army of Barbour County.

    Bullock Courthouse
    GHLL Bullock County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Bullock County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Bullock County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Bullock County Historical Society
          P.O. Box 563
          Union Springs, AL

    5. US/ALGenWeb site - Bullock County Archives
    6. US/ALGenWeb - Bullock County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Bullock County Clerk, P.O. Box 71, Union Springs, AL 36089-0071.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Macon County (north), Russell County (northeast), Barbour County (southeast), Pike
                County
    (southwest), Montgomery County (west).

        County History - Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH).

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    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Bullock county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Butler County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 25, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Conecuh and Monroe Counties.
    Established:  13-Dec-1819
    County Seat:  Greenville, Alabama, originally named Buttsville.

    County history - Butler County is named in honor of William Butler (?-1818), who was an American militiaman who fought in the Creek War. Born in Virginia, he moved first to Georgia where he briefly held elected office before moving west into the Alabama Territory. He served as a militia leader during the Creek War from 1813-1814. He was killed by Native Americans near Butler Springs, Alabama on March 20, 1818 when a group of local settlers he was leading was attacked by Native Americans under the command of a man named Savannah Jack. The bodies of he and five others were found mutilated the next day.

    Butler Courthouse
    GHLL Butler County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Butler County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Butler County Historical & Genealogical Society / Greenville, AL)
    6. US/ALGenWeb site - Butler County Archives
    7. US/ALGenWeb - Butler County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Butler County Clerk, 700 Court Square, Greenville, AL 36037-2326.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Lowndes County (north), Crenshaw County (east), Covington County (southeast), Conecuh County (southwest), Monroe County (west), Wilcox County (northwest).

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    Federal Census Information Butler county:
  • 1850 Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Butler county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Calhoun County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 24, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of the Creek Indian territory. Initially, named Benton County until 1858.
    Established:  18-Dec-1832
    County Seat:  Anniston, Alabama

    County history - Calhoun County is named in honor of Colonel Thomas Hart Benton. In 1858, the name was changed to Calhoun in honor of John C. Calhoun of South Carolina and 7th U.S. Vice President.

    Calhoun Courthouse
    1. Calhoun County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Calhoun County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Calhoun County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
          Calhoun County Historical Society
          P.O. Box 1771
          Anniston, AL 36202

    4. Calhoun County - US/ALGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Calhoun County - US/ALGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Calhoun County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Calhoun County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Calhoun County Vital Records - Calhoun County Clerk, P.O. Box 610, Anniston, AL 36202-0610.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (AlaBenton Genealogical Society / Anniston, AL)


  • Chambers County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 24, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Creek Nation territory.
    Established:  18-Dec-1832
    County Seat:  LaFayette, Alabama

    County history - Chambers County is named in honor of Henry Chambers (1790 1826), a U.S. Senator from Alabama (1825-26).

    Chambers Courthouse
    GHLL Chambers County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Chambers County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Chambers County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society / Valley, AL)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society (Blog) / Valley, AL)
    7. US/ALGenWeb site - Chambers County Archives
    8. US/ALGenWeb - Chambers County Genealogy & History
    9. Chambers County Vital Records - Chambers County Clerk, Court Square, Lafayette, AL 36862.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Randolph County (north), Troup County, Georgia (east), Harris County, Georgia
             (southeast), Lee County (south), Tallapoosa County (west).

        County History - Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

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    Federal Census Information (this county):
        1850 Census (T) - Federal Census, Chambers County (Text: 6 pages).

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Chambers county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.

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  • Cherokee County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  May 9, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of lands held by the Cherokee Indian Nation on 29-Dec-1835.
    Established:  09-Jan-1836
    County Seat:  Centre, Alabama

    County history - Cherokee County is named in honor of the Cherokee tribe of American Indians.

    Cherokee Courthouse
    1. Cherokee County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Cherokee County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Cherokee County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Cherokee County Historical Museum (Centre, AL)
    4. Cherokee County - Genealogical/Historical Society
    5. Cherokee County - Archives
    6. Cherokee County - US/ALGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    7. Cherokee County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    8. Cherokee County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    9. Cherokee County Vital Records - Cherokee County Clerk, Main Street, Centre, AL 35960.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.

    10. County History - Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Cherokee county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.
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  • Choctaw County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 7, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Sumter and Washington Counties [Choctaw Indian lands].
    Established:  29-Dec-1847
    County Seat:  Butler, Alabama

    County history - Choctaw County is named in honor of the Choctaw people, whose lands included Alabama.

    Choctaw Courthouse
    GHLL Choctaw County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Choctaw County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Choctaw County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Choctaw County Genealogical Society / Butler, AL)
    6. US/ALGenWeb site - Choctaw County Archives
    7. US/ALGenWeb - Choctaw County Genealogy & History
    8. Choctaw County Vital Records - Choctaw County Circuit Court, 117 South Mulberry Ave., Butler, AL 36904.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Sumter County (north), Marengo County (northeast), Clarke County (southeast),
             Washington County (south), Wayne County, Mississippi (southwest), Clarke County,
                Mississippi
    (west), Lauderdale County, Mississippi (northwest).

        County History - Alabama State Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

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    Federal Census Information (this county):
        1880 Census (T) - Federal Census, Choctaw County, ED-14 (Text: 5 pages).
        1900 Census (T) - Federal Census, Choctaw County, ED-10 (Text: 7 pages).

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Choteau county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.

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  • Clarke County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 29, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Washington County.
    Established:  10-Dec-1812
    County Seat:  Grove Hill, Alabama

    County history - Clarke County is named in honor of John Clark (sometimes spelled Clarke) (February 28, 1766 - October 12, 1832) was an American politician. Clark also served in the Georgia Militia during the American Revolution and achieved the rank of Major General in 1796. While governor of Georgia he was involved in the U.S. Supreme Court case known as Ex parte Madrazzo.

    Clarke Courthouse
    GHLL Clarke County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Clarke County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Clarke County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Clarke County Historical Society and Museum / Grove Hill, AL)
    6. US/ALGenWeb site - Clarke County Archives
    7. US/ALGenWeb - Clarke County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Clarke County Probate Office, Courthouse, 114 Court Street, Grove Hill, AL 36451.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Marengo County (north), Wilcox County (northeast), Monroe County (east), Baldwin
                County
    (south), Washington County (southwest), Choctaw County (northwest).

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    Federal Census Information (this county):
        1850 Census (T) - Federal Census, Clarke County (Text: 11 pages).
        1860 Census (T) - Federal Census, Clarke County (Text: 7 pages).

    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page & the item(s) which concern you.


  • Clay County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 24, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Randolph and Talladega Counties, 07-Dec-1866.
    Established:  26-Dec-1866
    County Seat:  Ashland, Alabama

    County history - Clay County is named in honor of Henry Clay (1777 1852), U.S. legislator from Kentucky.

    Clay Courthouse
    GHLL Clay County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Clay County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Clay County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society and Museum / Gadsden, AL)
          Clay County Historical Society
          P.O. Box 997
          Ashland, AL 36251

    6. US/ALGenWeb site - Clay County Archives
    7. US/ALGenWeb - Clay County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Clay County Clerk, P.O. Box 187, Ashland, AL 36251.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Cleburne County (north), Randolph County (east), Tallapoosa County (south), Coosa
                County
    (southwest), Talladega County (west).

        County History - Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

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        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page & the item(s) which concern you.


  • Cleburne County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 16, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Calhoun, Randolph, Talladega Counties.
    Established:  06-Dec-1866
    County Seat:  Heflin, Alabama. The county seat was established at Edwardsville, but moved to Heflin in 1906.

    County history - Cleburne County is named in honor of Patrick Ronayne Cleburne (March 16 or March 17, 1828 - November 30, 1864) was an Irish American soldier, best known for his service in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, where he rose to the rank of Major General (Nicknamed: The Stonewall Jackson of the West).

    Cleburne Courthouse
    GHLL Cleburne County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Cleburne County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Cleburne County Historical Society
          120 Vickery Street
          Heflin, AL 36264

    5. US/ALGenWeb site - Cleburne County Archives
    6. US/ALGenWeb - Cleburne County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Cleburne County Clerk, Cleburne County Clerk, 406 Vickery Street, Heflin, AL 36264.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Cherokee County (north), Polk County, Georgia (northeast), Haralson County, Georgia
             (east), Carroll County, Georgia (southeast), Randolph County (south), Clay County
             (southwest), Talladega County (southwest), Calhoun County (west).

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    Census Information Cleburne County):
  • 1900 Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page & the item(s) which concern you.


  • Coffee County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 18, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Dale County.
    Established:  29-Dec-1841
    County Seat:  Elba, Alabama

    County history - Coffee County is named in honor of John Coffee (June 2, 1772 - July 7, 1833) was an American planter and military leader of the War of 1812 and Creek War. He was considered the most even-tempered and least selfish of Andrew Jackson's lifelong friends. He was described as a big awkward man, careless of dress, slow of speech, but kindly, tactful and wise

    Coffee Courthouse
    GHLL Coffee County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Coffee County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Pea River Historical and Genealogical Society / Enterprise, AL)
    6. US/ALGenWeb site - Coffee County Archives
    7. US/ALGenWeb - Coffee County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Coffee County Clerk, 230 Court Street, Elba, AL 36323.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Pike County (north), Dale County (east), Geneva County (south), Covington County
             (west), Crenshaw County (northwest).

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  • Colbert County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Mar 12, 2014
  • Formed from:  portions of Franklin County.
    Established:  06-Feb-1867
    County Seat:  Tuscumbia, Alabama

    County history - Colbert County is named in honor of George Colbert (1764-1839) and Levi Colbert (1759-1834), Chickasaw chiefs:  George Colbert, also known as Tootemastubbe (c. 1764 1839), was a Native American leader of the Chickasaw people in the early 19th century. He commanded 350 Chickasaw auxiliary troops, whom he had recruited, as a militia captain under Andrew Jackson during the Creek War of 1813-1814. Later he joined the US Army under Jackson for the remainder of the War of 1812.
             Levi Colbert (1759-1834), also known as Itawamba in Chickasaw, was a leader and chief of the Chickasaw in the American Southeast. Colbert was called Itte-wamba Mingo, meaning bench chief.[2] He and his brother George Colbert were prominent interpreters and negotiators with President Andrew Jackson's appointed negotiators related to Indian Removal; the United States wanted the people to cede its traditional lands and move west of the Mississippi River to extinguish its claims in the Southeast.




    Colbert Courthouse
    GHLL Colbert County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project; Colbert County AHGP or ALHN (Not found online at this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Colbert County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/ALGenWeb site - Colbert County Archives
    7. US/ALGenWeb - Colbert County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records (Free Public Records)  |  Colbert County (Local Records)  |  Tuscumbia, AL (County Seat Records).
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Lauderdale County (north across the Tennessee River), Lawrence County (southeast),
             Franklin County (south), Tishomingo County, Mississippi (west).

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    Census Information Colbert County):
  • 1870 Census

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  • Conecuh County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 10, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Monroe County.
    Established:  13-Feb-1818
    County Seat:  Evergreen, Alabama

    County history - Conecuh County is named for The Conecuh River, which flows through the county and in turn from the Indian word for "land of cane". "Conecuh" is pronounced "cah-Neck-ah" emphasizing the second syllable. The county seat was at Sparta from 1818 until 1868, when it was moved to Evergreen.

    Conecuh Courthouse
    GHLL Conecuh County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Conecuh County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Conecuh County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/ALGenWeb site - Conecuh County Archives
    7. US/ALGenWeb - Conecuh County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Conecuh County Clerk, Court Square, Evergreen, AL 36401.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Butler County (northeast), Covington County (southeast), Escambia County (south),
             Monroe County (northwest).

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  • Coosa County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 29, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of lands ceded in the Creek Indian Treaty of Cusseta and from parts of Montgomery county.
    Established:  18-Dec-1832
    County Seat:  Rockford, Alabama

    County history - Coosa County is named for The Coosa River, which flows through the county and forms the county's western boundary with Chilton county.after a Native American village.

    Coosa Courthouse
    GHLL Coosa County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Coosa County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Coosa County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/ALGenWeb site - Coosa County Archives
    7. US/ALGenWeb - Coosa County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Coosa County Clerk, P.O. Box 218, Rockford, AL 35136.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Talladega County (north), Clay County (northeast), Tallapoosa County (east),
             Elmore County (south), Chilton County (west), Shelby County (northwest).

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    Federal Census Information Coosa County:
  • 1850 Census

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  • Covington County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 12, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Henry County.
    Established:  17-Dec-1821
    County Seat:  Andalusia, Alabama

    County history - Covington County is named in honor of Leonard Covington (1768 1813), brigadier general in War of 1812 and U.S. Congressman. From August to October 1868 the county name was formally changed to Jones County but then quickly changed back. The boundaries of the county have changed in 1824, 1841 and 1868)

    Covington Courthouse
    1. Covington County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Covington County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Covington County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Covington County - US/ALGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Covington County - US/ALGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Covington County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Covington County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Covington County Vital Records - Covington County Clerk, 1 Court Square, Andalusia, AL 36420.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.

    9. County History - Alabama State Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

      Federal Census Information Covington county:
    10. Covington County - 1850 Census


  • Crenshaw County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 10, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Butler, Coffee, Covington, Lowndes, and Pike Counties.
    Established:  30-Nov-1866
    County Seat:  Luverne, Alabama

    County history - Crenshaw County is named in honor of Judge Anderson Crenshaw, a judge of the circuit court from 1821-1838, of the the state supreme court from 1832, and as chancellor of the southern division of the state's courts. After his death in 1847, Crenshaw County, Alabama was named in his honor.

    Crenshaw Courthouse
    GHLL Crenshaw County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Crenshaw County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Crenshaw County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Crenshaw County Historical Society
          P.O. Box 328
          Luverne, AL 36049

    5. US/ALGenWeb site - Crenshaw County Archives
    6. US/ALGenWeb - Crenshaw County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Crenshaw County Clerk, P.O. Box 227, Luverne, AL 36049-0227.
               Note:  All Alabama vital records are available from the State Office via a statewide computer system. Within the state, authorized applicants may enter any county health department (no email or phone calls please) and get any Alabama vital record, regardless of where the event occurred.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Montgomery County (north), Pike County (east), Coffee County (southeast), Covington
                County
    (south), Butler County (west), Lowndes County (northwest).

        County History - Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

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  • Cullman County, Alabama —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 6, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Blount, Morgan, and Winston counties.
    Established:  24-Jan-1877
    County Seat:  Cullman, Alabama

    County history - Cullman County is named in honor of John Gottfried Cullmann (July 2, 1823  December 3, 1895), was a German businessman and political activist who emigrated to the United States as a result of his financial ruin related to participation in the Revolution of 1848. Born in Frankweiler in the Rheinpfalz in what was then the Kingdom of Bavaria, Cullmann was the son of a school principal and the founder of the county seat

    Cullman Courthouse
    GHLL Cullman County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Cullman County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Cullman County, AL Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Cullman County Historical Society / Cullman, AL)
    6. US/ALGenWeb site - Cullman County Archives
    7. US/ALGenWeb - Cullman County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Cullman County Clerk, P.O. Box 698, Cullman, AL 35056-0698.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Morgan County (north), Marshall County (northeast), Blount County (east),
             Walker County (southwest), Winston County (west), Lawrence County (northwest).

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