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Autauga Baldwin Barbour Bibb Blount Bullock Butler Calhoun
Chambers Cherokee Chilton Choctaw Clarke Clay Cleburne Coffee
Colbert Conecuh Coosa Covington Crenshaw Cullman Dale Dallas
DeKalb Elmore Escambia Etowah Fayette Franklin Geneva Greene
Hale Henry Houston Jackson Jefferson Lamar Lauderdale Lawrence
Lee Limestone Lowndes Macon Madison Marengo Marion Marshall
Mobile Monroe Montgomery Morgan Perry Pickens Pike Randolph
Russell Shelby St. Clair Sumter Talladega Tallapoosa Tuscaloosa Walker
Washington Wilcox Winston

COLBERT COUNTY

The records listed here represent only those present at the ADAH. A more extensive list of records may be available at the county courthouse or through LDS Family History Centers.

Administration and guardians' records, 1877-1890
Deed records, 1887-1900
Final record, 1881-1925
Guardian & administrators' bonds, 1906-1934
Inventory record, 1893-1919
Military discharge record, 1919-1951
Mortgages and liens, 1874-1900
Petitions and applications, 1889-1930
Probate minutes, 1890-1930
Wills, 1861-1939
Vital Records
Newspapers

CONECUH COUNTY

The records listed here represent only those present at the ADAH. A more extensive list of records may be available at the county courthouse or through LDS Family History Centers.

NOTE: Conecuh County experienced courthouse fires in 1868, 1875, 1885, and 1895.

Administrators' record, 1881-ca. 1892
Alphabetical registration of voters, 1908, 1910, 1912, 1914, 1915-1916
Chancery court minutes, 1902-1928
Chancery court, final record, 1881-1925
Deed records, 1866-1903
Dower record, 1872-1883
Executors' record, 1875-1916
Guardians' record, 1883-1918
Final settlement record, 1871-1916
Military discharge record, 1919-ca. 1940s
Pension register, ca. 1905-ca. 1915
Poll tax record, ca. 1920-ca. 1932
Probate court minutes, 1900-1932
Probate inventory record, 1867-1916
Probate order book, 1866-ca. 1931
Tax assessment record, 1819
Vital Records
Newspapers

COOSA COUNTY

The records listed here represent only those present at the ADAH. A more extensive list of records may be available at the county courthouse or through LDS Family History Centers.

Accounts, inventories, appraisements, ca. 1842-ca. 1897
Deed record, 1834-1904
Deed and Mortgage record, 1881-1887
Index to Orphans Court record, 1834-1858
List of registered voters, 1908-1910, 1912- ca. 1916
Miscellaneous record, 1909-1937
Orphans Court minutes, 1842-1855
Pension record, ca. 1902-ca. 1910
Probate Court minutes, 1855-ca. 1928
Will book, ca. 1883-ca. 1939
Vital Records
Newspapers

COVINGTON COUNTY

The records listed here represent only those present at the ADAH. A more extensive list of records may be available at the county courthouse or through LDS Family History Centers.

Deed records, 1881-1902
General index to estates, wills, ca. 1896-1890
List of registered voters, ca. 1900-1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1910
Military discharge record, ca. 1932-ca.1950
Probate minutes, 1895-ca. 1928
Record of wills, 1896-1899
Tract book, ca. 1820s-ca. 1940s
Wills and deeds, 1882-ca. 1895
Vital Records
Newspapers

CRENSHAW COUNTY

NOTE: Crenshaw County experienced a courthouse fire in 1898.

Administrators'record, 1870-1930
Deed record, 1868-1903
Dower record, 1873-ca. 1891
Executors' record, 1872-1917
Final settlement record, 1883-1927
Guardians' record, 1871-1924
Inventory record, ca. 1868-1906
Partial settlement record, 1871-1904
Petition book -- estates, 1867-1874
Probate Court minutes, 1875-1886
Probate docket, 1886-1930
Probate docket and fee books, 1870-1874
Probate fee book and guardians' ad litem record, 1917
Probate minutes, 1871-1893
Real estate sale record, 1871-1904
Record of estate matters, 1900-1929
Settlement book of estates, 1868-1874
Variety record, 1893-ca. 1934

(Contains miscellaneous filings such as contracts, removal of disabilities of nonage, claims of exemptions, incorporations, and family histories)
Voter registration record, ca. 1902-ca. 1933
Will record, 1886-1954
Vital Records
Newspapers

CULLMAN COUNTY

The records listed here represent only those present at the ADAH. A more extensive list of records may be available at the county courthouse or through LDS Family History Centers.

Deed records, 1890-1913
Probate minutes, 1888-1929
Will records, 1914-1919
Vital Records
Newspapers

DALE COUNTY

The records listed here represent only those present at the ADAH. A more extensive list of records may be available at the county courthouse or through LDS Family History Centers.

Deed record, 1884-1904
Guardians' record, 1885-1924
Inventory record, 1891-1918
Lists of registered voters, 1894, 1914-1929 (males), 1920-1944 (females)
Military discharge record, 1919-1942
Partial and final settlement record, 1886-1923
Probate court record, 1885-1930
Probate orders and decrees, 1885-1897
Will record, 1921-1946
Vital Records
Newspapers

DALLAS COUNTY

The records listed here represent only those present at the ADAH. A more extensive list of records may be available at the county courthouse or through LDS Family History Centers.

Administrators' and guardians' record, 1838-1873
Administrators', guardians' and executors' bonds and letters, 1873-1901
Administrators' and guardians' accounts, inventories, appraisements, 1829-1927
Child labor affidavits, 1908-1914
Complete records of Orphans Court, 1836-1842
Deed and mortgage record, 1823-1901
Equity record, 1876-1879
Equity minutes, 1876-1916
Estate file index, ca. 1818-1957
History of Camp Catesby ap R. Jones, No. 317, United Confederate Veterans, ca. 1900-ca. 1930
Military discharge record, ca. 1918-ca. 1930
Minors' disabilities of non-age, 1879-1951
Orphans Court minutes, 1818-1851
Paupers' record, 1905-1911
Poll tax record, 1901-1944
Probate Court minutes, 1851-1928
Probate record, 1844
Record of sale of land for taxes, 1870-1874
Real estate sold for taxes, 188-1917
Removal of disabilities, 1877-1912
Sheriff's sale record, 1878-1890
Sale record, 1875-1880
Tax assessment record, 1851, 1870
Tract book, ca. 1818-ca. 1850s
Will record, 1821-1935
Vital Records
Newspapers

DEKALB COUNTY

The records listed here represent only those present at the ADAH. A more extensive list of records may be available at the county courthouse or through LDS Family History Centers.

Appraisement and inventory records, ca. 1867-1892
Child labor affidavits from the Florence Hosiery Mill, Fort Payne, Ala., 1908-1915
Deed records, 1835-1901
Voter registration and poll tax records, ca. 1901-ca. 1960s
Alphabetical lists of registered voters, 1902-1930
Probate records, 1848-ca. 1926
Probate minutes, 1858-1929
Final record, 1838-1868
Will records, 1906-1931
Registers of intruments, 1897-1900
Naturalization records, ca. 1890-1912
Vital Records
Newspapers

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