Alabama Genealogy

Alabama Genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It contains information and records for Alabama ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Specifically, it provides sources for birth records, death records, marriage records, census records, tax records, court records, and military records. It also provides some historical details about different times in Alabama history.

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  • 1862 Alabama Salt List
    To understand the Alabama Salt Lists, one must first grasp the significance of Salt as a factor in the Civil War. To do this, the reader must transport himself back in time. Back to the period of the Civil War. Back to a time when life was much simpler and Salt was a definite necessity. To impoverished individuals and families, salt, a basic necessity of life, was extremely difficult to come by cheaply beginning in 1862. Alabama developed a system by which they purchased salt and distributed it to the poor directly, and others who could distribute it to the poor, in order that the people of Alabama would have sufficient salt for their usage. While doing this, Alabama developed lists of people who received the salt. This is such a list.
  • Distinguished Men, Women and Families of Franklin County, Alabama
  • Revolutionary Soldiers in Alabama
    Being a list of names, compiled from authentic sources, of soldiers of the American Revolution, who resided in the state of Alabama.
  • History Timeline (In progress)
    This is a large history project that will supplement the genealogy information supplied by this website and help put your Alabama genealogy search into historic perspective.

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Biography of John Hadley

John Hadley, born in 1820, was a notable stock grower in South Baldwin County, Alabama. He initially worked as a farm hand and United States express rider, before transitioning into the stock business with his brother. Hadley, despite an early life of hardship, successfully managed a diverse and substantial livestock farm, specializing in sheep and cattle. He also played a significant role in his community and family.
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Biography of Howell W. Slaughter

Howell W. Slaughter, born in 1857, was a progressive planter and the sheriff of Baldwin County, Alabama. Despite limited formal education, he was an adept bookkeeper and managed his father’s plantation successfully. He expanded his property holdings, including the acquisition of the old Booth estate, and contributed significantly to local community development, particularly in the realms of education and church establishments, despite having no religious affiliation.
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Biography of Henry J. Hunt

Henry J. Hunt was a respected planter and lumberman from Tensaw, Baldwin county, Alabama. Born in Georgia in 1827, Hunt relocated to Alabama, where he served in the Alabama cavalry during the Civil War. Following the war, he established a successful lumber business and farming operation. Recognized as an active community member, Hunt was part of the Tensaw lodge and the Missionary Baptist church.
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Biography of Frank S. Stone, Sr.

Frank S. Stone Sr. was a prominent steamboat owner in Baldwin county, Alabama, in the late 19th century. Known for his distinguished career on the Bigbee river, he also became part-owner of the Planters & Merchants’ steam packet line. He gained recognition for his heroism during the 1858 Eliza Battle fire, his extensive participation in charitable endeavors, and his significant investments in agriculture, including orange and pear cultivation. His legacy extends to his familial and local community contributions.
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Biography of Francis Earle

This 1893 article details the life of Francis Earle, an Alabama farmer and slave owner who inherited his father’s plantation and stock farm in 1836. Despite suffering significant losses during the Civil War, he rebuilt his wealth and continued to contribute to his community. Earle married Mary McDonald and they had two children, Frank and Mary.
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Biography of Edwin Baldwin

Edwin Baldwin, born in 1848, was a versatile entrepreneur in Baldwin County. Following service in the Civil War and varied occupations including river pilot and cowboy, he established a thriving business empire. His endeavors spanned from mercantile pursuits to a lumber and juniper business, grist and saw mill operation, pottery and brick production, and plans for a cannery. His resourcefulness significantly contributed to the growth of Baldwin County.
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