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Revision as of 20:14, 27 August 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Montgomery County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1908
1817
1908
1865
1816
1819
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

  • 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Montgomery County is in District 2.

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).