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Revision as of 19:57, 31 March 2012

Template:Alabama-stub United States RTENOTITLEAlabama RTENOTITLEDeKalb County

County Courthouse

DeKalb County Alabama Courthouse.jpg

History

Johann de Kalb.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War hero Johann de Kalb (1721-1780), a German baron.[1]

Parent County

1836--De Kalb County was created 9 January 1836 from the Cherokee Cession of 1835.  County seat: Fort Payne [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

The Cherokee County court house burned. Some of its records were given to De Kalb County. The records can be found in a old building in Fort Payne, the county seat.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. "Johann de Kalb," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).