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== Record Finder Table for Alabama ==
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== Record Finder Table for [STATE] ==
 
The following Record Finder table assists researchers in determining record types that may list the information they are looking for.  
 
The following Record Finder table assists researchers in determining record types that may list the information they are looking for.  
 
=== Order of Records ===
 
=== Order of Records ===
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== List of Topics ==
 
== List of Topics ==
This Record Finder table links to the Alabama topic Wiki pages, containing databases and other information about accessing the records.
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This Record Finder table links to the [STATE] topic Wiki pages, containing databases and other information about accessing the records.
  
 
===Vital Events ===
 
===Vital Events ===
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| align="left" | Birth date and place
 
| align="left" | Birth date and place
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
*[[Alabama Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[Alabama Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
*[[Alabama Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
*[[Alabama Obituaries|Obituaries]]
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*[[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]
*[[Alabama Census|Census]]
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*[[[STATE] Census|Census]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" | Marriage place and date  
 
| align="left" | Marriage place and date  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
*[[Alabama Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[Alabama Census|Census]]
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*[[[STATE] Census|Census]]
*[[Alabama Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]
*[[Alabama Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
*[[Alabama Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]
*[[Alabama Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]
*[[Alabama Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[[STATE] Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
*[[Alabama Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[[STATE] Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" | Death date, place, and burial  
 
| align="left" | Death date, place, and burial  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
*[[Alabama Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[Alabama Obituaries|Obituaries]]  
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*[[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]  
*[[Alabama Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
*[[Alabama Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]
*[[Alabama Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]
*[[Alabama Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]
 
|-  
 
|-  
 
|}
 
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| align="left" | Maiden name  
 
| align="left" | Maiden name  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
*[[Alabama Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[Alabama Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
*[[Alabama Bible Records|Bible Records]]  
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*[[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
*[[Alabama Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]
*[[Alabama Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]
*[[Alabama Obituaries|Obituaries]]
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*[[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" | Parents, children, spouses, and other family members  
 
| align="left" | Parents, children, spouses, and other family members  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
*[[Alabama Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[Alabama Census|Census]]
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*[[[STATE] Census|Census]]
*[[Alabama Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]
*[[Alabama Obituaries|Obituaries]]
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*[[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Bible Records|Bible Records]]  
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*[[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]  
*[[Alabama Newspapers|Newspapers]]  
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*[[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]  
*[[Alabama Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
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*[[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" | Living relatives
 
| align="left" | Living relatives
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Directories|Directories]]
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*[[[STATE] Directories|Directories]]
*[[Alabama Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Court Records|Court Records]]
*[[Alabama Obituaries|Obituaries]]
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*[[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Census|Census]]
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*[[[STATE] Census|Census]]
*[[Alabama Biography|Biography]]
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*[[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
*[[Alabama Societies|Societies]]
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*[[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]
*[[Alabama Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[Alabama Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
|-  
 
|-  
 
|}
 
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| align="left" | Immigration date  
 
| align="left" | Immigration date  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
*[[Alabama Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[[STATE] Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
*[[Alabama Societies|Societies]]  
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*[[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Census|Census]]
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*[[[STATE] Census|Census]]
*[[Alabama Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
*[[Alabama Biography|Biography]]
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*[[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" | City or Country of foreign birth  
 
| align="left" | City or Country of foreign birth  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
*[[Alabama Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[Alabama Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
*[[Alabama Census|Census]]
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*[[[STATE] Census|Census]]
*[[Alabama Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[[STATE] Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
*[[Alabama Obituaries|Obituaries]]
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*[[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
*[[Alabama Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]
*[[Alabama Biography|Biography]]
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*[[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
*[[Alabama Societies|Societies]]  
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*[[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]  
 
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| align="left" | Residence
 
| align="left" | Residence
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Census|Census]]
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*[[[STATE] Census|Census]]
*[[Alabama Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[[STATE] Land and Property|Land and Property]]
*[[Alabama Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
*[[Alabama Directories|Directories]]  
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*[[[STATE] Directories|Directories]]  
*[[Alabama Taxation|Taxation]]
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*[[[STATE] Taxation|Taxation]]
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Obituaries|Obituaries]]  
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*[[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]  
*[[Alabama Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]
*[[Alabama Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]
*[[Alabama Biography|Biography]]
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*[[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
*[[Alabama Societies|Societies]]
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*[[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]
 
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| align="left" | Nationality or Race
 
| align="left" | Nationality or Race
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Cultural Groups|Cultural Groups]]
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*[[[STATE] Cultural Groups|Cultural Groups]]
*[[Alabama Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[Alabama Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[[STATE] Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
*[[Alabama Societies|Societies]]  
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*[[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
*[[Alabama Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[[STATE] Periodicals|Periodicals]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" | Occupation  
 
| align="left" | Occupation  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Census|Census]]
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*[[[STATE] Census|Census]]
*[[Alabama Directories|Directories]]
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*[[[STATE] Directories|Directories]]
*[[Alabama Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
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*[[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
*[[Alabama Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Court Records|Court Records]]
*[[Alabama Biography|Biography]]
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*[[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" | Religion  
 
| align="left" | Religion  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[Alabama Biography|Biography]]  
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*[[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]
*[[Alabama Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" | Social activities  
 
| align="left" | Social activities  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Biography|Biography]]  
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*[[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]  
*[[Alabama Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
*[[Alabama Societies|Societies]]  
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*[[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Obituaries|Obituaries]]
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*[[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
*[[Alabama Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Court Records|Court Records]]
*[[Alabama Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
*[[Alabama Directories|Directories]]
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*[[[STATE] Directories|Directories]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| align="left" | Physical description  
 
| align="left" | Physical description  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]
*[[Alabama Biography|Biography]]  
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*[[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
 
| style="align:left; vertical-align:top;"|  
*[[Alabama Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[[STATE] Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
*[[Alabama Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
*[[Alabama Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
 
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|-  
 
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=== Adoption ===
 
=== Adoption ===
 
For information about adoptees and their biological families, please refer to: [[United States Adoption Research|United States Adoption Research]].
 
For information about adoptees and their biological families, please refer to: [[United States Adoption Research|United States Adoption Research]].
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{{Alabama|Alabama}}   
 
{{Alabama|Alabama}}   
  
 
[[Category:Alabama Research Strategies]] [[Category:Record Finder]]
 
[[Category:Alabama Research Strategies]] [[Category:Record Finder]]

Revision as of 23:43, 23 September 2020

Alabama Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Alabama Background
Cultural Groups
Local Research Resources

Record Finder Table for [STATE][edit | edit source]

The following Record Finder table assists researchers in determining record types that may list the information they are looking for.

Order of Records[edit | edit source]

The typically most reliable sources are listed at the top of the list. However, depending on the time period of the record and location, multiple records in the list may need to be searched to achieve the objective. Alternative records are listed as well in case traditional records do not provide the desired information.

List of Topics[edit | edit source]

This Record Finder table links to the [STATE] topic Wiki pages, containing databases and other information about accessing the records.

Vital Events[edit | edit source]

Searching for: Best Records to Search: Alternative Records:
Birth date and place
  • [[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
  • [[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
  • [[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
  • [[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Census|Census]]
Marriage place and date
  • [[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Census|Census]]
  • [[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
  • [[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
  • [[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
  • [[[STATE] Land and Property|Land and Property]]
Death date, place, and burial
  • [[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
  • [[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
  • [[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
  • [[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]

Maiden Names and Family Members[edit | edit source]

Searching for: Best Records to Search: Alternative Records:
Maiden name
  • [[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
  • [[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
  • [[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
Parents, children, spouses, and other family members
  • [[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Census|Census]]
  • [[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
  • [[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
  • [[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
Living relatives
  • [[[STATE] Directories|Directories]]
  • [[[STATE] Court Records|Court Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
  • [[[STATE] Census|Census]]
  • [[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
  • [[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]
  • [[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]

Immigration and Country of Origin[edit | edit source]

Searching for: Best Records to Search: Alternative Records:
Immigration date
  • [[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
  • [[[STATE] Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
  • [[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]
  • [[[STATE] Census|Census]]
  • [[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
  • [[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
City or Country of foreign birth
  • [[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
  • [[[STATE] Census|Census]]
  • [[[STATE] Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
  • [[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
  • [[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
  • [[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
  • [[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]

Residences and Locations[edit | edit source]

Searching for: Best Records to Search: Alternative Records:
Residence
  • [[[STATE] Census|Census]]
  • [[[STATE] Land and Property|Land and Property]]
  • [[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Directories|Directories]]
  • [[[STATE] Taxation|Taxation]]
  • [[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
  • [[[STATE] Probate Records|Probate Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
  • [[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]

Personal Details and Affiliations[edit | edit source]

Searching for: Best Records to Search: Alternative Records:
Nationality or Race
  • [[[STATE] Cultural Groups|Cultural Groups]]
  • [[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
  • [[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]
  • [[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
  • [[[STATE] Periodicals|Periodicals]]
Occupation
  • [[[STATE] Census|Census]]
  • [[[STATE] Directories|Directories]]
  • [[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
  • [[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
  • [[[STATE] Court Records|Court Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
Religion
  • [[[STATE] Church Records|Church Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
  • [[[STATE] Bible Records|Bible Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
Social activities
  • [[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
  • [[[STATE] Newspapers|Newspapers]]
  • [[[STATE] Societies|Societies]]
  • [[[STATE] Obituaries|Obituaries]]
  • [[[STATE] Court Records|Court Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
  • [[[STATE] Directories|Directories]]
Physical description
  • [[[STATE] Military Records|Military Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Biography|Biography]]
  • [[[STATE] Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
  • [[[STATE] Vital Records|Vital Records]]
  • [[[STATE] Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]

Adoption[edit | edit source]

For information about adoptees and their biological families, please refer to: United States Adoption Research.