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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Alabama|Alabama]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[{{PAGENAME}}|Montgomery County]]''
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Montgomery County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Montgomery County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Montgomery County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Montgomery County, Alabama#Parent County|Parent County]]'''
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*'''[[Montgomery County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Montgomery County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Montgomery County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
 
 
*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
 
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674670 Death and Burials 1881-1952]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
 
 
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
 
 
 
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{{ALinfobox|Montgomery|1816|December 6|Montgomery}}  
 
 
 
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Montgomery County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Montgomery County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [http://www.mc-ala.org/Pages/Default.aspx Montgomery County, Alabama]<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 1667<br>Montgomery, Alabama 36102<br>Phone 334-832-1210  
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[[Image:Montgomery County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Montgomery County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.mc-ala.org/Pages/Default.aspx Montgomery County, Alabama]<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 1667<br>Montgomery, Alabama 36102<br>Phone 334-832-1210  
  
 
Probate Judge has marriage records from 1928,<br>Probate Records from 1817<br>and land records from 1819<br>Alabama&nbsp; Dept of Archives and History<br>has marriage records 1817-1928<br>Clerk of Board of revenue has divorce records from 1851 <br>and court Records from 1817 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Montgomery County p. 39. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Judge has marriage records from 1928,<br>Probate Records from 1817<br>and land records from 1819<br>Alabama&nbsp; Dept of Archives and History<br>has marriage records 1817-1928<br>Clerk of Board of revenue has divorce records from 1851 <br>and court Records from 1817 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Montgomery County p. 39. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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==== Church ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*Montgomery
 
*Montgomery
  
==== Court ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Directories ====
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==== Directories ====
  
:*'''1878''' - Beale, Jesse D. ''City Directory and History of Montgomery, Alabama: With a Summary of Events in that History, Calendarically Arranged, Besides Other Valuable and Useful Information.'' Montgomery, Ala.: T.C. Bingham & Co., Printers and Binders, 1878. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22965 Ancestry] ($).
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:*'''1878''' - Beale, Jesse D. ''City Directory and History of Montgomery, Alabama: With a Summary of Events in that History, Calendarically Arranged, Besides Other Valuable and Useful Information.'' Montgomery, Ala.: T.C. Bingham &amp; Co., Printers and Binders, 1878. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22965 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
:*'''1880-1895''' - ''Montgomery, Alabama Directories, 1880-95'' at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4639 Ancestry] ($). Includes 1881-1881, 1883-1884, 1887, 1891, 1893, and 1895 city directories.
 
:*'''1880-1895''' - ''Montgomery, Alabama Directories, 1880-95'' at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4639 Ancestry] ($). Includes 1881-1881, 1883-1884, 1887, 1891, 1893, and 1895 city directories.
  
==== Land and Property ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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:- [[1st Battalion, Alabama Artillery|1st Battalion, Alabama Artillery]], Companies A and E
 
:- [[1st Battalion, Alabama Artillery|1st Battalion, Alabama Artillery]], Companies A and E
  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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Revision as of 16:36, 22 August 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Montgomery County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent County
Montgomery County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Montgomery County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 6, 1816
County Seat Montgomery
Courthouse



County Courthouse

Montgomery County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Montgomery County, Alabama
P O Box 1667
Montgomery, Alabama 36102
Phone 334-832-1210

Probate Judge has marriage records from 1928,
Probate Records from 1817
and land records from 1819
Alabama  Dept of Archives and History
has marriage records 1817-1928
Clerk of Board of revenue has divorce records from 1851
and court Records from 1817 [1]

History

Parent County

1816--Montgomery County was created 6 December 1816 from Monroe County.
County seat: Montgomery[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Some Montgomery County cemeteries are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 1 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18206,604
183012,69592.2%
184024,57493.6%
185029,71120.9%
186035,90420.8%
187043,70421.7%
188052,35619.8%
189056,1727.3%
190072,04728.3%
191082,17814.1%
192080,853−1.6%
193098,67122.0%
1940114,42016.0%
1950138,96521.5%
1960169,21021.8%
1970167,790−0.8%
1980197,03817.4%
1990209,0856.1%
2000223,5106.9%
2010229,3632.6%
Est. 2011232,0323.8%
For tips on accessing Montgomery County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Montgomery

Court Records

Directories

  • 1878 - Beale, Jesse D. City Directory and History of Montgomery, Alabama: With a Summary of Events in that History, Calendarically Arranged, Besides Other Valuable and Useful Information. Montgomery, Ala.: T.C. Bingham & Co., Printers and Binders, 1878. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • 1880-1895 - Montgomery, Alabama Directories, 1880-95 at Ancestry ($). Includes 1881-1881, 1883-1884, 1887, 1891, 1893, and 1895 city directories.

Land and Property

Local Histories

  • Robertson, W. G. Recollections of the Early Settlers of Montgomery County, Alabama. Montgomery, Ala.: Society of Pioneers of Montgomery, 1961. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Civil War, 1861-1865

Civil War service men from Montgomery County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Montgomery County.

- 1st Battalion, Alabama Artillery, Companies A and E


Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Montgomery County p. 39. 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).