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How to find birth records, marriage records and death records, Alabama



FamilySearch identified the most complete online indexes for birth, marriage, and death information.


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Birth

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Limited Availability:

There is no statewide birth collection covering a large portion of births in Alabama. However, there are a few, small databases and substitute records available on the What else you can try - Alabama Births page.


Marriage

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Search a marriage index

Start here:

• 1800s-1950s: Alabama Marriage Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950
Alabama County Marriages, 1818-1936
Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957



If the marriage record was not found, try this next:

• 1720s-2000s: United States Marriages, Alabama at FindMyPast ($)




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Death

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Search a death index

Start here:

• 1800s-2000s: Alabama Death Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Alabama Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952
Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974
Alabama, Mobile Magnolia Cemetery Interment Cards, 1836-1995
Alabama, Friends of Magnolia Cemetery, Funeral Books, 1911-1965
United States Social Security Death Index
Find A Grave Index
BillionGraves Index
GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014



If the death record was not found, try this next:

• 1908-1974: Alabama, Deaths at MyHeritage ($)




What else you can try:

Additional online resources

Substitute records

Improve searching

Why the record may not exist








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