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{{Alabama-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Alabama|Alabama]] > Chilton County''  
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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Alabama|Alabama]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[{{PAGENAME}}|Chilton County]]''
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Guide to '''Chilton County Alabama genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{ALDC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Chilton County
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| county_map =
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| state = Alabama
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| state_map = Alabama.png
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| latd =
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| founded year = 1868
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| founded date = December 30
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| seat = Clanton
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| building image = Chilton County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
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| building address =  Chilton County Courthouse<br>501 2nd Avenue N.,<br>Clanton, AL 35045,<br>Phone: (205) 755-4275<br>[http://www.chiltoncounty.org/ '''County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Clerk Circuit Court has probate and divorce records,<br>Court Records from 1868<br>Probate Judge has marriage and land records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chilton County p. 36. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*[[Shelby County, Alabama|Shelby]]
 
*[[Shelby County, Alabama|Shelby]]
  
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== Resources  ==
  
== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
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{{ALbio|642}}
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.google.com/search?q=church+street+church+Cemetery%2C+chilton+county+alabama+&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Church Street Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=church+street+church+Cemetery%2C+chilton+county+alabama+&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Church Street Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/chilton/photos/tombstones/confed-mem-park-cem/cmpc1-files/cmpc1.htm Confederate Memorial Park Cemetery#1 Mountain Creek]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/chilton/photos/tombstones/confed-mem-park-cem/cmpc1-files/cmpc1.htm Confederate Memorial Park Cemetery#1 Mountain Creek]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/chilton/cemeteries/cmpc2.txt Confederate Memorial Park Cemetery#2 Mounatain Creek]  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/chilton/cemeteries/cmpc2.txt Confederate Memorial Park Cemetery#2 Mounatain Creek]  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/chilton/cemeteries/gcm195deadwild.txt Deadwilder-Hicks Cemetery]  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/chilton/cemeteries/gcm195deadwild.txt Deadwilder-Hicks Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/al/chilton/ebenezer.html Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/al/chilton/ebenezer.html Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery]  
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~everyoneged/cemetery.html Old Eddings/West Family Cemetery(partial]  
 
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~everyoneged/cemetery.html Old Eddings/West Family Cemetery(partial]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,124224,n,old%20maplesville%20cemetery.cfm Old Maplesville Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,124224,n,old%20maplesville%20cemetery.cfm Old Maplesville Cemetery]  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158973 Ousley-Boggs Cemetery, Fletcher]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,151258,n,pates%20chapel%20cemetery.cfm Pates Chapel Cemetery, Jemison]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,151258,n,pates%20chapel%20cemetery.cfm Pates Chapel Cemetery, Jemison]  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/chilton/cemeteries/pilgrim-rest.txt Pilgrim Rest Cemetery, African American]  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/chilton/cemeteries/pilgrim-rest.txt Pilgrim Rest Cemetery, African American]  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/chilton/cemeteries/pleasant-hill.txt Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery, aka Scott Hill Cemetery]  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/chilton/cemeteries/pleasant-hill.txt Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery, aka Scott Hill Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?rls=com.microsoft%3A*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&hl=en&q=popewell+family+cemetery,chilton+county+alabama&nfpr=1&sa=X Popewell Family Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?rls=com.microsoft%3A*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&hl=en&q=popewell+family+cemetery,chilton+county+alabama&nfpr=1&sa=X Popewell Family Cemetery]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/chilton/cemeteries/posey2.txt Posey Cemetery #2, Jemison]  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/al/chilton/cemeteries/posey2.txt Posey Cemetery #2, Jemison]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,151533,n,rocky%20mount%20cemetery.cfm Rocky Mount Community Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,151533,n,rocky%20mount%20cemetery.cfm Rocky Mount Community Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=sardis+baptist+church+cemetery+chilton+county+alabama+&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/search?q=sardis+baptist+church+cemetery+chilton+county+alabama+&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery]  
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,151254,n,thorsby%20scandinavian%20cemetery.cfm Scandanavian Cemetery]
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,151254,n,thorsby%20scandinavian%20cemetery.cfm Scandanavian Cemetery]  
*[[Union Springs Baptist Church Cemetery]]  
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*[http://www.google.com/search?q=union+springs+baptist+church+cemetery+chilton+county+alabama+&rls=com.microsoft:*&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active Union Springs Baptist Church Cemetery]  
*[[Valley Creek Cemetery]]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,151487,n,valley%20creek%20cemetery.cfm Valley Creek Cemetery]  
*[[Verbena Cemetery(partial)]]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Caffey&GSiman=1&GScid=1084128& Verbena Cemetery (partial)]
  
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{{Census|Alabama}}
  
 
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==== Church Records  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Local Histories ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Wyatt, Thomas Eugene. ''Chilton County and Her People: A Brief History.'' Clanton, Ala.: The Union-Banner, 1960. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22963 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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{{Alabama Conf}}
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate Records ====
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:*'''1830-1976''' - {{PAGENAME}} Probate Records, 1830-1976 at {{RecordSearch|1978117|FamilySearch}} - free.
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:*'''1880-1920''' [http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/ALCHILTO/2005-03/1110313446 Chilton County, Alabama Index of Wills (Book) Record II]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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===== Birth  =====
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:*'''1918-1919''' - Chilton County Birth Index 1918-1919. Batch {{IGI|C545456}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igialabama.pdf.</ref>
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===== Marriage  =====
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:*'''To 1825''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2080 ''Index to Marriages''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked. <br>
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:*'''1870-1936''' - Chilton County Marriage Books 2-10 Index 1870-1936 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igialabama.pdf.</ref>
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:*'''1870-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1743384|Chilton County, Alabama Marriage Books 1-3, and Licenses}} in "Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950," at [[FamilySearch.org]] - free.<ref name="cov">Coverage Table, "Alabama County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," ''FamilySearch Research Wiki,'' https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Alabama_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records), accessed 6 August 2012.</ref>
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:*'''1933, 1936–1969''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 ''Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); Index. This collection is comprised of indexes created by several agencies - the Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Jordan Dodd of Liahona Research, and Hunting For Bears. <br>
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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1881–1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2543 ''Index to Deaths and Burials''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); Index. Volunteers extracted the details in this index from microfilmed copies of church, civil, family, and other records of Alabama deaths and burials. details vary depending on the original record. Note that the number of available records can vary widely by county, and this database does not necessarily represent a comprehensive set of death records for the state during this time.<br>
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:*'''1908–1959''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5188 ''Index to Deaths recorded by the state of Alabama''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); Index. The index includes name of the deceased, county of death, date of death, and the state certificate number (volume and page).<br>
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:*'''1908-1910''' - Chilton County Death Index 1908-1910. Batch {{IGI|B545457}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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==== Voting Registers  ====
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*Chilton County was not yet established for the 1867 Voting Registers.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/chilton.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
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*[http://www.algw.org/chilton/ Chilton County ALGenWeb] ~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Chilton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Chilton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Chilton/ Chiton County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Chilton/ Chiton County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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Guide to Chilton County Alabama genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Chilton County, Alabama
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 30, 1868
County Seat Clanton
Courthouse
Chilton County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Address Chilton County Courthouse
501 2nd Avenue N.,
Clanton, AL 35045,
Phone: (205) 755-4275
County Website


County Courthouse

Clerk Circuit Court has probate and divorce records,
Court Records from 1868
Probate Judge has marriage and land records [1]

History

Chilton County was originally known as Baker County, renamed Chilton County on 17 December 1874.

Parent County

1868--Chilton County was created 30 December 1868 from part of Bibb, Autauga, Perry, and Shelby Counties.
County seat: Clanton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1870 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biography

Biographies of many notable residents of Chilton County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 642.

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Chilton County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Chilton County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1870 6,194
1880 10,793 74.2%
1890 14,549 34.8%
1900 16,522 13.6%
1910 23,187 40.3%
1920 22,770 −1.8%
1930 24,579 7.9%
1940 27,955 13.7%
1950 26,922 −3.7%
1960 25,693 −4.6%
1970 25,180 −2.0%
1980 30,612 21.6%
1990 32,458 6.0%
2000 39,593 22.0%
2010 43,643 10.2%
Baker County until 1874
Sources: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml.  through 1960

Church Records

Court Records

Land and Property

Local Histories

  • Wyatt, Thomas Eugene. Chilton County and Her People: A Brief History. Clanton, Ala.: The Union-Banner, 1960. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1918-1919 - Chilton County Birth Index 1918-1919. Batch C545456 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage
  • To 1825 Index to Marriages at Ancestry– ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked.
  • 1933, 1936–1969 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969 at Ancestry– ($); Index. This collection is comprised of indexes created by several agencies - the Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Jordan Dodd of Liahona Research, and Hunting For Bears.
Death
  • 1881–1974 Index to Deaths and Burials at Ancestry– ($); Index. Volunteers extracted the details in this index from microfilmed copies of church, civil, family, and other records of Alabama deaths and burials. details vary depending on the original record. Note that the number of available records can vary widely by county, and this database does not necessarily represent a comprehensive set of death records for the state during this time.
  • 1908-1910 - Chilton County Death Index 1908-1910. Batch B545457 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Voting Registers

  • Chilton County was not yet established for the 1867 Voting Registers.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chilton County p. 36. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/8d/Igialabama.pdf.
  4. Coverage Table, "Alabama County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)," FamilySearch Research Wiki, https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Alabama_County_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records), accessed 6 August 2012.