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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

SHELBY 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.

Applications for headstones for Confederate soldiers, ca. 1979
Chancery Court records, 18839-1884
Chancery Court minutes, 1896-1916
Deed records index, 1819-1905
Estate case files, 1800-1915
Deed records, 1835-1901
Final record, 1869-1934
Military discharge record, 1920-1946
Naturalization record, ca. 1891-ca. 1901
Orphans Court records, 1818-1859
Probate record, 1863-1930
Record of patients at almshouse, ca. 1899-ca. 1913
Registration of voters, 1908, 1910, 1912, 1914, 1919, 1922, 1924
School census, 1916, 1918, 1920, 1924
Tax assessment record, 1850
Tract book, ca. 1819-ca. 1900
Will records, 1896-1930
Vital Records
Newspapers

ST. CLAIR 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. Or visit St. Clair County website.

Administrators' record, 1871-ca. 1952
Census record, 1880
Confederate pension record, 1899-1912
Deed record, 1886-1903
Executors' record, 1871-1924
Final settlement record, 1871-ca. 1930
Guardians' record, 1871-1943
Military discharge record, 1919-1944
Partial settlement record, 1874-1942
Probate Court minutes, 1856-1927
Probate Court record, 1850-1858
Record of estates, 1885-1908
Will records, 1906-1938
Vital Records
Newspapers

SUMTER 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: Sumter County experienced a courthouse fire in 1901.

Administrators' record, 1871-1935
Census, 1880
Census of Confederate veterans, 1907
Confederate pension record, 1920
Deed records, 1833-1901
Dog tax and receipt books, 1891-1916
Estate case files, 1835-1953
Executors' record, 1871-1917
Final settlement record, 1871-1953
Guardians' record, 1871-1932
Inventory record, 1871-1950
Lists of registered voters, 1902-1940
Military discharge record, 1917-1954
Oaths of allegiance, 1865
Orphans Court minutes, 1833-1850
Orphans Court record, 1833-1851
Partial settlement record, 1871
Pension record, 1915-1937
Poll tax record, 1901-1938
Probate Court minutes, 1851-1944
Probate court record, 1851-1937
Sixteenth section lands journal, 1840-1851
Tax assessment record, 1850
Tract book, 1833-1834
Will records, 1827-1938
Vital Records
Newspapers

TALLADEGA 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.

Absentee voters list, 1926-1929
Abstract of records of chattel mortgages, 1894-1897
Audit report, 1920-1931
Circuit Court minutes, 1917-1939
Claims docket, 1896-1900
Confederate pension record, 1900-1939
Deed record index, ca. 1833-1909
Deed records, 1833-1902
Deed and mortgage files, 1899-1903
Delinquent taxes docket, 1895
Election officer warrants, 1937-1940
Equity Court minutes, 1893-1914
Exemption record, 1872-1914
Fee book, 1871-1884
Final record, 1869-1874
Lists of registered voters, 1902-1927
Military discharge record, 1930-1945
Miscellaneous record, 1820-1966
Orphans Court minutes, 1843-1850
Poll book, 1890-1899
Poll tax records, ca. 1901-1954
Probate Court minutes, 1850-1926
Probate docket, 1857-1887
Report of lands redeemed, 1911
Road book, 1905
Tax assessment records, 1850, 1852, 1853
Trial docket, 1853-1931
Will records, ca. 1833-ca. 1853
Wills and inventories, ca. 1852-1907
Will book and final record, 1856
Vital Records
Newspapers

TALLAPOOSA 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.

Apprentice record, 1884-1930
Administrators' record, 1871-1898
Bond record, 1855-ca. 1880
Child labor affidavits, 1908-1916
Declaration of intention, 1914-1921
Deed records, 1885-1903
Dower record, 1872-ca. 1913
Guardians' record, 1871-1931
Executors' minutes, ca. 1924-1936
Executors' record, 1871-1926
List of registered voters, ca. 1902-ca. 1923
Military discharge record, 1919-ca. 1947
Naturalization refcord, 1915-1924
Orphans Court minutes, 1835-1851
Petitions and reports, 1874-1927
Probate Court minutes, 1853-ca. 1934
Real estate sale record, 1872-ca. 1919
Records of accounts, 1848-1874
Record of decrees in final settlement, 1874-1926
Record of sale of real estate for distribution, 1872-ca. 1922
Will records, 1835-1930
Vital Records
Newspapers

TUSCALOOSA 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.

Army, Navy, and Marine Corps index, 1919-ca. 1980s
Census record, 1880
Chancery Court minutes, 1883-1917
Circuit Court minutes--in Equity, 1917-1928
Confederate pension record, 1928-1931
Confederate veterans record, 1893-ca. 1904
Deeds index, ca. 1818-ca. 1904
Deed records, 1818-1901
Estate case files, ca. 1825-1938
Guardians' record, 1830-1892
Inventory record, ca. 1837-ca. 1890
Military discharge record, 1919-1945
Miscellaneous record, 1820-1966
Orphans Court minutes, 1824-1850
Overseers of the poor record, 1818-1833
Petitions and orders for letters of administration, 1911-1928
Poll tax records, 1893-1965
Poll tax exemption records, 1934-1938
Probate Court conveyances index, 1892-1894
Probate Court minutes, 1850-1928
Probate record, 1893-ca. 1900
Tax assessment record, 1848
Will records, 1898-1928
Vital Records
Newspapers

WALKER 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: Walker County experienced courthouse fires in 1865, 1877, 1896, and 1932.

Administrators' and executors' settlements, 1873-1888
Confederate pension applications, 1913-1914
Deed records, 1877-1901
Final record, 1877-1929
Inventories and appraisements, 1881-1897
Military discharge record, 1919-1944
Poll tax record, 1901-ca. 1948
Probate minutes, 1877-1929
Vital Records
Newspapers

WASHINGTON 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.

Bonds, ca. 1803-ca. 1806
Chancery Court record, 1805-1827
County Court minutes, 1827-ca. 1850
County Court records, 1827-1844
Deed records, 1799-1928
Inventories and appraisements, 1825-1914
List of records, ca. 1805
List of registered voters, ca. 1902-ca. 1932
Military discharge record, 1919-1955
Probate records, 1827-1938
Superior Court record, 1802-1812
Will records, 1827-1938
Vital Records
Newspapers

WILCOX 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.

Abstract of records of chattel mortgages, 1938-1940
Chattel mortgage records, 1854-1900
Deed records, 1820-1901
Inventory record, 1861-1864
Land books, 1888-1917
Lists of registered voters, 1868-1922
Lot book, 1924-1931
Miscellaneous record, ca. 1879-1930
Orphans Court minutes, 1821-1849
Plat books, 1920-1927
Poll tax record, 1886, 1896-1897, 1901, 1901-1906
Probate dockets and fee books, 1853-1855
Probate Court minutes, 1849-1929
Road book, 1923-1928
Road tax record and receipts, 1909-1924
Sheriff's jail registers, 1878-1935
Tax abstracts, 1907-1947
Tax assessment records, 1849-1942
Tax sale record, 1870-1887
Will record, 1898-1934
Vital Records
Newspapers

WINSTON 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: Winston County experienced a courthouse fire in 1891.

Deed records, 1891-1902
Lists of registered voters, 1902-1935
Poll tax record, 1903-1918
Probate minutes, 1901-1928
Results of elections, 1935-1952
Tax assessment records, 1891-1926
Will records, 1891-1925
Vital Records
Newspapers

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Updated: October 30, 2002
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