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Guide to '''Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
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:''This article is about the U.S. state. For other uses, see [[Alabama (disambiguation)]].''
 
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==Alabama Information==
 
==Alabama Information==
 
Alabama became the twenty-second state to be admitted to the United States on December 14, 1819. Before it came into the Union it was in the Alabama Territory. Alabama is located in the southeast region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Alabama" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alabama (accessed 9 March 2016).</ref>  Alabama is divided into 67 counties.  The state capital is Montgomery.
 
Alabama became the twenty-second state to be admitted to the United States on December 14, 1819. Before it came into the Union it was in the Alabama Territory. Alabama is located in the southeast region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Alabama" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alabama (accessed 9 March 2016).</ref>  Alabama is divided into 67 counties.  The state capital is Montgomery.
  
==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Alabama Research</h3>
 
<h3>Getting Started with Alabama Research</h3>
 
Links to articles on getting started with Alabama research.
 
Links to articles on getting started with Alabama research.
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*[[GuidedResearch:Alabama|Guided Research]]
 
*[[GuidedResearch:Alabama|Guided Research]]
 
*[[Step-by-Step Alabama Research, 1880-Present]]
 
*[[Step-by-Step Alabama Research, 1880-Present]]
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*[[Alabama Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
 
*[[Alabama Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
  
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<h3>Alabama Research Tools</h3>
 
<h3>Alabama Research Tools</h3>
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Alabama research.
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Alabama research.
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*[[Alabama Record Finder|Alabama Record Finder]]
 
*[[Alabama Record Finder|Alabama Record Finder]]
*[http://www.mapofus.org/alabama/ Boundary Changes for Alabama Counties]  
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/alabama/ Boundary Changes for Alabama Counties]
 
*[[Alabama Archives and Libraries|Alabama Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Alabama Archives and Libraries|Alabama Archives and Libraries]]
*[http://www.algw.org/ ALGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.algw.org/ ALGenWeb]
*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:1:5707269042885 Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Alabama.  
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*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:1:5707269042885 Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Alabama.
 
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== Alabama Clickable Map==
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==Alabama Clickable Map==
 
Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States.  Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
 
Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States.  Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
 
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==Counties==
 
==Counties==
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<li>[[Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy|Autauga]]</li>  
 
<li>[[Autauga County, Alabama Genealogy|Autauga]]</li>  
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<li>[[Washington County, Alabama Genealogy|Washington]]</li>  
 
<li>[[Washington County, Alabama Genealogy|Washington]]</li>  
 
<li>[[Wilcox County, Alabama Genealogy|Wilcox]]</li>  
 
<li>[[Wilcox County, Alabama Genealogy|Wilcox]]</li>  
<li>[[Winston County, Alabama Genealogy|Winston]]</li>
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<li>[[Winston County, Alabama Genealogy|Winston]]</li><li>[[Züntersbach Parish, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, German Empire Genealogy|link]]
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Baine County, Alabama Genealogy|Baine]]</li> | [[Baker County, Alabama Genealogy|Baker]]</li> | [[Benton County, Alabama Genealogy|Benton]]</li> | [[Cahawba County, Alabama Genealogy|Cahawba]] | [[Cotaco County, Alabama Genealogy|Cotaco]]</li> | [[Decatur County, Alabama Genealogy|Decatur]]</li> | [[Hancock County, Alabama Genealogy|Hancock]]</li> | [[Jones County, Alabama Genealogy|Jones]]</li> | [[Sanford County, Alabama Genealogy|Sanford]]</li>
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Baine County, Alabama Genealogy|Baine]] | [[Baker County, Alabama Genealogy|Baker]] | [[Benton County, Alabama Genealogy|Benton]] | [[Cahawba County, Alabama Genealogy|Cahawba]] | [[Cotaco County, Alabama Genealogy|Cotaco]] | [[Decatur County, Alabama Genealogy|Decatur]] | [[Hancock County, Alabama Genealogy|Hancock]] | [[Jones County, Alabama Genealogy|Jones]] | [[Sanford County, Alabama Genealogy|Sanford]]
  
 
[http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/landingpage/collection/maps '''Alabama Maps Collection''': Alabama Department of Archives and History]
 
[http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/landingpage/collection/maps '''Alabama Maps Collection''': Alabama Department of Archives and History]
  
== Alabama Migration Routes ==
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==Alabama Migration Routes==
  
 
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<li>[[Alabama-Chickasaw Trail]]</li>
 
<li>[[Alabama-Chickasaw Trail]]</li>
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==FamilySearch Resources==
 
==FamilySearch Resources==
 
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.[[Image:Alabama state seal.png|200x200px|Alabama state seal.png|right|Alabama State Seal]]<br>
 
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.[[Image:Alabama state seal.png|200x200px|Alabama state seal.png|right|Alabama State Seal]]<br>
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Getting%20Started&show=lessons&message=true Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Getting%20Started&show=lessons&message=true Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/33?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/33?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Alabama Family History Center locator map]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Alabama Family History Center locator map]
  
== Additional Resources ==
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==Additional Resources==
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/al/ Cyndi's List] - Alabama genealogy sites on the internet
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/al/ Cyndi's List] - Alabama genealogy sites on the internet
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ala/ Alabama Genealogy Trails] - Collection of transcribed data for the state of Alabama
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ala/ Alabama Genealogy Trails] - Collection of transcribed data for the state of Alabama
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*[http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/landingpage/collection/voices Alabama Department of Archives and History]
 
*[http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/landingpage/collection/voices Alabama Department of Archives and History]
  
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Revision as of 21:08, 13 January 2021

Guide to Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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This article is about the U.S. state. For other uses, see Alabama (disambiguation).

Alabama Information[edit | edit source]

Alabama became the twenty-second state to be admitted to the United States on December 14, 1819. Before it came into the Union it was in the Alabama Territory. Alabama is located in the southeast region of the United States.[1] Alabama is divided into 67 counties. The state capital is Montgomery.

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Alabama Research

Links to articles on getting started with Alabama research.

Alabama Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Alabama research.

Ask the
Community

Alabama Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Lauderdale CountyLimestone CountyMadison CountyJackson CountyColbert CountyLawrence CountyMorgan CountyMarshall CountyDeKalb CountyFranklin CountyMarion CountyWinston CountyCullman CountyEtowah CountyCherokee CountyLamar CountyFayette CountyWalker CountyBlount CountySt. Clair CountyCalhoun CountyCleburne CountyPickens CountyTuscaloosa CountyJefferson CountyTalladega CountyClay CountyRandolph CountySumter CountyGreene CountyHale CountyShelby CountyBibb CountyChilton CountyCoosa CountyTallapoosa CountyChambers CountyChoctaw CountyWashington CountyMobile CountyBaldwin CountyHale CountyMarengo CountyClarke CountyPerry CountyAutauga CountyDallas CountyLowndes CountyMontgomery CountyMacon CountyRussell County, AlabamaElmore CountyLee CountyWilcox CountyMonroe CountyButler CountyConecuh CountyEscambia CountyCrenshaw CountyCovington CountyBullock CountyBarbour CountyPike CountyCoffee CountyDale CountyHenry CountyGeneva CountyHouston CountyAlabama-county-map.gif

Counties[edit | edit source]