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Revision as of 20:40, 20 March 2016

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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.

Alabama Information[edit | edit source]

Alabama became the thirty-second state admitted to the Union on May 11, 1858. Alabama was created from Minnesota Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.[1]

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.

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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]

Extinct or Renamed Counties: Baine | Baker | Benton | Cabela | Cotaco | Decatur | Hancock | Jones | Sanford

Alabama Migration Routes[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Alabama" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alabama (accessed 15 March 2016).




OLD INFO: United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota

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

  • MN was formerly claimed by France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Quebec, unorganized U.S., Northwest, Indiana, Louisiana, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Iowa, and Wisconsin territories.[1]

 Counties[edit | edit source]

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.

Kittson CountyRoseau CountyLake of the Woods CountyMarshall CountyBeltrami CountyPolk CountyPennington CountyRed Lake CountyClearwater CountyNorman CountyMahnomen CountyClay CountyBecker CountyHubbard CountyKoochiching CountySt. Louis CountyLake CountyCook CountyItasca CountyCass CountyCarlton CountyWilkin CountyOtter Tail CountyWadena CountyCrow Wing CountyAitkin CountyPine CountyTraverse CountyGrant CountyDouglas CountyTodd CountyMorrison CountyMille Lacs CountyKanabec CountyBig Stone CountyStevens CountyPope CountyStearns CountyBenton CountySherburne CountyIsanti CountyChisago CountyAnoka CountyWashington CountyRamsey CountySwift CountyKandiyohi CountyChippewa CountyRenville CountyMeeker CountyWright CountyHennepin CountyMcLeaod CountySibley CountyCarver CountyNicollet CountyScott CountyDakota CountyLac qui Parle CountyYellow Medicine CountyLincoln CountyLyon CountyRedwood CountyBrown CountyBlue Earth CountyLe Sueur CountyRice CountyGoodhue CountyWabasha CountyWinona CountyHouston CountyPipestone CountyRock CountyMurray CountyNobles CountyCottonwood CountyJackson CountyWatonwan CountyMartin CountyFaribault CountyWaseca CountySteele CountyFreeborn CountyDodge CountyOlmsted CountyMower CountyFillmore CountyMinnesota-county-map.gif


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Extinct or Renamed Counties: Andy Johnson | Big Sioux | Breckenridge | Buchanan | Davis | Doty | Mahkahta | Manomin | Midway | Monongalia | Newton | Pembina | Pierce | St. Croix[2] | Superior | Toombs | Wahnata

Major Repositories[edit | edit source]

Online Records · National Archives at Chicago · Minnesota Historical Society · MHS Regional Centers: Central · Northeast · Northwest · Southern · Southwest · West Central · Minnesota Genealogical Society · Immigration History Research Center · Iron Range Research Center · Stearns History Museum Research Center · University of Minnesota Wilson Library · Newberry Library · Norwegian American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library

Migration Routes[edit | edit source]

The largest ethnic groups in Minnesota are Germans, Swedes, and Norwegians. By 1880 the foreign-born population in Minnesota included nearly 108,000 Scandinavians, many of whom were Norwegians; 66,000 Germans; and about 39,000 British, most of whom were Irish. Nearly 30,000 Minnesotans had come from Canada, most of whom were British and French Canadians. There were nearly 8,000 Bohemians (mostly Czechs) and 1,000 or 2,000 each from Switzerland, Poland, Russia, and France.
  1. Alice Eichholz, ed. Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources. 3rd ed (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 350. (FHL Collection 973 D27rb 2004). WorldCat entry.
  2. St. Croix County covered much of north eastern Minnesota in 1840 and is now an existing county in western Wisconsin. See St. Croix County