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{{Alabama-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Alabama|Alabama]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]Cullman County''  
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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Alabama|Alabama]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[{{PAGENAME}}|Cullman County]]''  
  
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{| border="2" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="100%"
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Dates for major county records'''
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1877</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1877</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1887</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1889</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1877</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1877</center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Newspapers|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Crenshaw County, Alabama#Parent_County|Parent County]]'''
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{{ALinfobox|Cullman|1877|January 24|Cullman}}
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.cullman.al.us/ Cullman County Courthouse]<br>500 2nd Avenue SW,<br>Cullman, AL 35055, (256) 739-3530
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Probate Judge has marriage, divorce, probate <br>and land records from 1877and old newpapers <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cullman 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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==== Biography  ====
 
==== Biography  ====
  
==== Deeds and Land Records<br> ====
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{{ALbio|798}}
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730287,n,welti%20cemetery.cfm Welti Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,1730287,n,welti%20cemetery.cfm Welti Cemetery]
  
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==== Census  ====
  
==== Census ====
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{{Census|Alabama}} {{Historical populations
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|title = Cullman County, Alabama
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|type = USA
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|1880 | 6355
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|1890 | 13439
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|1900 | 17849
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|1910 | 28321
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|1920 | 33034
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|1930 | 41051
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|1940 | 47343
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|1950 | 49046
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|1960 | 45572
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|1970 | 52445
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|1980 | 61642
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|1990 | 67613
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|2000 | 77483
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|2010 | 80406
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}}
  
==== Church History and Records  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
  
 
*Baptist  
 
*Baptist  
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==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military History and Records ====
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==== Military History and Records ====
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{{Alabama Conf}}
  
 
===== Civil War Battle Fought in Cullman County  =====
 
===== Civil War Battle Fought in Cullman County  =====
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*1863 - April 30 = Day's Gap, also known as Sand Mountain
 
*1863 - April 30 = Day's Gap, also known as Sand Mountain
  
Battle information from [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/bystate.htm#ga Civil War Battle Summaries by State], by the Heritage Preservation Services
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Battle information from [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/bystate.htm#al Civil War Battle Summaries by State], by the Heritage Preservation Services.
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[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/ALmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Alabama.
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship<br> ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship<br> ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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:*'''1878''' - ''The Southern Immigrant'' at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=50348 Ancestry] ($).
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:*'''1930-1951''' - ''The Cullman Democrat'' at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=50269 Ancestry] ($).
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:*'''1937-38, 1942-43, 1947''' - ''The Cullman Banner'' at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=50338 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Cullman County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com.  
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===== Birth  =====
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:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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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]– ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked. <br>
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:*'''1807, 1855, 1877–1899, 1936–1969'''  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7838 ''Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969''] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry]– ($); 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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:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete. - free
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:*'''1877–early 1930s''' [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcullm2/index.html Cullman County Marriages] at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~algenweb/ ALGenWeb] - free.
  
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/al/cullman/webbbs_config.pl Cullman County, Alabama Obituary and Death Notices Collection]
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:*'''1928-1951''' - {{RecordSearch|1743384|Cullman County, Alabama Marriage Books 19-41}} 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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===== Death  =====
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:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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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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:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection - free
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===== Vital Record Substitutes  =====
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A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Cullman County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com:
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:*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/al/cullman/webbbs_config.pl Cullman County, Alabama Obituary and Death Notices Collection]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Cullman Alabama Family History Center|Cullman Alabama Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Cullman Alabama Family History Center|Cullman Alabama Family History Center]]  
**Cullman,&nbsp; Alabama<br><br>
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**910 St. Joseph Drive N.W.<br>Cullman, Cullman, Alabama, United States<br>'''Phone''': 256-739-0891 <br>'''Hours''':&nbsp;T.&amp; S. 9am-2pm by appt., Wed. 9am-2pm walkins<br>Attention: Open by appt.
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*[http://www.wallacestate.edu/library.html Wallace State College]
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:*801 Main St NW<br>Hanceville, Cullman, Alabama, United States<br>'''Phone''': 256-352-8265 <br>'''Hours''': Mon-Thur 7:30am-8:30pm; Fri 7:30am-4pm; Sat 9am-3pm<br>Attention: Microfilms from the Church can be ordered at this facility<br>
  
 
== 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/cullman.htm USGenWeb Archives Project ]~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcullm2/index.html Cullman County ALGenWeb ]~ record transcriptions and information pertinent to the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Cullman|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Alabama%2C+Cullman|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Cullman/ Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Cullman/ Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)

Revision as of 20:36, 27 August 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Cullman County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1877
1877
1887
1889
1877
1877
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County
Cullman County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Cullman County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 24, 1877
County Seat Cullman
Courthouse



County Courthouse

Cullman County Courthouse
500 2nd Avenue SW,
Cullman, AL 35055, (256) 739-3530

Probate Judge has marriage, divorce, probate
and land records from 1877and old newpapers [1]

History

Parent County

1877--Cullman County was created 24 January 1877 from Blount, Morgan, and Winston Counties.
County seat: Cullman [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Arab | Cullman | Hanceville

Towns

Baileyton | Bremen | Colony | Dodge City | Fairview | Garden City | Good Hope | Holly Pond | South Vinemont | West Point

Unincorporated community

Crane Hill

Neighboring Counties

Blount | Lawrence | Marshall | Morgan | Walker | Winston

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Biography

Biographies of many notable residents of Cullman County, Alabama Genealogy were published in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Begins on page 798.

Cemeteries

Census

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

Cullman County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1880 6,355
1890 13,439 111.5%
1900 17,849 32.8%
1910 28,321 58.7%
1920 33,034 16.6%
1930 41,051 24.3%
1940 47,343 15.3%
1950 49,046 3.6%
1960 45,572 −7.1%
1970 52,445 15.1%
1980 61,642 17.5%
1990 67,613 9.7%
2000 77,483 14.6%
2010 80,406 3.8%

Church Records

  • Baptist
  • Roman Catholic

North Central Alabama Genealogical Society
1425 Mitchell Rd NW
Cullman, AL 35055
Collection includes: Early Catholic records, including baptisms, marriages, deaths, and cemetery records for Cullman County and Warrior Church, Jefferson County

Court Records

Divorce Records

Genealogy

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military History and Records


Civil War Battle Fought in Cullman County
  • 1863 - April 30 = Day's Gap, also known as Sand Mountain

Battle information from Civil War Battle Summaries by State, by the Heritage Preservation Services.

Map showing Civil War battles in Alabama.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

  • 1878 - The Southern Immigrant at Ancestry ($).
  • 1930-1951 - The Cullman Democrat at Ancestry ($).
  • 1937-38, 1942-43, 1947 - The Cullman Banner at Ancestry ($).

Probate Records

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
  • To 1825 Index to Marriages at Ancestry– ($); Index. contains over 12,000 names. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state. Every name is indexed so you can search for one name, or two names that are linked.
  • 1807, 1855, 1877–1899, 1936–1969 Alabama, Marriage Collection, 1800–1969 at Ancestry– ($); 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.
Vital Record Substitutes

A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Cullman County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com:

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

  • 801 Main St NW
    Hanceville, Cullman, Alabama, United States
    Phone: 256-352-8265
    Hours: Mon-Thur 7:30am-8:30pm; Fri 7:30am-4pm; Sat 9am-3pm
    Attention: Microfilms from the Church can be ordered at this facility

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cullman 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. 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.