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Choctaw County, Alabama
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Choctaw County, Alabama Facts
When was Choctaw County, AL Created?
Choctaw County was created on Dec. 29, 1847 and It wasa formed from Sumter County and Washington County.
What is the County Seat of Choctaw County, AL?
The County Seat is located in Butler and in addition the county government website is http://www.alabama.gov/
What counties are adjacent to Choctaw County, AL?
Bordering Counties are Sumter County, Marengo County, Clarke County, Washington County, Wayne County, Mississippi, Clarke County, Mississippi, Lauderdale County, Mississippi
Choctaw County, AL Vital Records
Where can find Choctaw County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Choctaw County vital records can be found at the Alabama Department of Public Health which has Birth And Death Records from 1908, Marriages from 1936 and Divorce Records from 1950. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Alabama for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Choctaw County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Certificates to mail.
Vital Records can also be found in the Choctaw County Health Department has Birth Records from Delayed birth Cert. Rec. 1870-1900, Death records from 1881-1893.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- Alabama, Birth Records and Christenings, 1881-1930
- USGenweb Archives Alabama Marriage Project
- Alabama, County Marriage Records, 1809-1950
- Alabama, Death Records and Burials, 1881-1952
- Alabama, Death Records, 1908-1974
- Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957
- Alabama Marriage Records, 1800-1969 Database
- Alabama Marriage Records to 1825
- Alabama Death Records, 1908-59
Choctaw County, AL Census Records
What Choctaw County, AL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Choctaw County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Choctaw Co. Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Choctaw Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Choctaw Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Choctaw Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.
There are Alabama State censuses from 1820-1866. Also two Alabama Census of Confederate Soldiers for 1907 and 1921. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Alabama Census Records Research Guide
Choctaw County, AL Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Autauga County Courthouse?
What genealogical records can I find in the Choctaw County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Choctaw County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Alabama courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Alabama residents.
The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Choctaw County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Alabama Corthouse Records Research Guide.
- Choctaw County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: 117 South Mulberry Ave., Butler, AL 36904
- Phone: (205) 459-2417
- Court Records: 1871
- Divorce Records:
- Choctaw County Clerk of Probate Court
- Address: 117 South Mulberry Ave., Butler, AL 36904
- Phone: (205) 459-2417
- Marriage Records: 1871 (Marriages issued prior to 1936)
- Probate Records: 1873
- Land Records: 1873
- Alabama, Homestead and Cash Entry Patents, Pre-1908
- Index to Alabama Wills, 1808-1870
- Alabama, Convict Records, 1886-1952
- Alabama, Voter Registration Records, 1867
- Choctaw County USGenWeb Archives Project
- BLM Land Records
Choctaw County, AL Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Choctaw County, AL?
A list of Choctaw County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Alabama Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Choctaw County Historical Society, c/o Jim Evans, 210 W. Smith St, Butler, AL 36904, phone 205-459-2428
- Choctaw Co. Public Library, Phone 205-459-2542
- Choctaw County Genealogical Society c/o Sarah W. Mozingo, 691 Hwy 114, Butler, AL 36904, Phone 205-654-4315
- Choctaw County Historical Museum, P O Box 162, 40 Melvin Rd., Gilbertown, AL 36908; 251-843-2501
- ALCHOCTA. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Choctaw County, Alabama. To subscribe send “subscribe” to [email protected] (mail mode) or [email protected] (digest mode).
- Alabama Genealogical Society, c/o Samford University Library, AGS Depository and Headquarters, 800 Lakeshore Drive, P.O. Box 2296, Birmingham, AL 35229-0001
- Alabama Department of Archives & History, 624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100; Phone: (334) 242-4435
Where can I connect with other Choctaw County, AL Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Alabama Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Alabama State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Choctaw County, Alabama Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Choctaw County
- Choctaw County, Alabama Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Choctaw County, AL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Choctaw County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is just a list that has been compiled or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.
Choctaw Co. AL Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Alabama Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Alabama historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Alabama (genealogybank.com)
- Choctaw County, Alabama Books (amazon.com)
- Choctaw County Newspapers (usgwarchives.net)
- Choctaw County Obituaries (usgwarchives.net)
- Choctaw County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Choctaw Co. AL Cemeteries & Church Records
- Alabama Cemetery Research Guide
- Choctaw County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Choctaw Co., Alabama Graves (findagrave.com)
- Choctaw Co., Alabama Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Choctaw County Cemetery Records
- Choctaw Co., Alabama Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Choctaw County Church Records
- Autauga County Bible Records
- Choctaw County, Alabama Church Books (amazon.com)
Choctaw Co. AL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Choctaw County Biographies (usgwarchives.net)
- Choctaw County Pictures (usgwarchives.net)
Choctaw Co. AL General and History Websites
- Choctaw County Alabama (genealogytrails.com)
- Choctaw County, Alabama Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Choctaw Co. ALGenweb (algw.org)
- Choctaw Co. AL Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Choctaw County History (usgwarchives.net)
- Choctaw County – American History and Genealogy Project (usgennet.org)
- Baldwin County, Alabama (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Alabama – Counties – Choctaw (cyndislist.com)
- Choctaw County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Choctaw Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Choctaw Co. AL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Alabama Links and Information
- Choctaw County D.O.T. MAP
- 1895 Choctaw County Map (livgenmi.com)
Choctaw Co. AL Military Records
- Alabama Military Records Research Guide
- Alabama Military Records (Fold3.com) gives access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Alabama both women and men who served. Great for Choctaw County genealogists, researchers, historians and much more.
- Choctaw County Military Records