Alabama For Further Reading

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These books will give you further information about the records of Alabama:

  • Barefield, Marilyn Davis. Researching in Alabama: A Genealogical Guide. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1987. (FHL 976.1 D27b.) WorldCat entry. This book has a chapter about records that can help you research in the “burned counties.” Maps show the Mississippi Territory in 1800, 1808, 1809, 1812, and 1815 and Alabama Territory in 1818. The book includes information about valuable records collections in various libraries and archives.
  • Elliott, Wendy L. Research in Alabama. Rev. ed. Bountiful, Utah: American Genealogical Lending Library, 1987. (Book FHL 976.1 D27e; Fiche FHL 6117558.) WorldCat entry. This book gives a good history of Alabama and includes chapters on court, land and property, military, and vital records. It includes maps and a bibliography.