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  Alabama Genealogy CD's & Databases

Full 1907 Census of Alabama Confederate Soldiers

Early Settlers of Alabama CD

The Deep South: Genealogical Records of AL, AR & MS CD

Alabama Genealogy & History Books: General Interest:

Magazine Subscription: Alabama Family History & Genealogy News

Researching African American Genealogy in Alabama

Alabama Portraits Prior to 1870

Early Settlers of Alabama

Some Alabama Pioneers icon

Old Montgomery Land Office Records and Military Warrants, 1834-1860

Marriage and Death Notices From Alabama Newspapers and Family Records, 1819-1890

Marriage, Death and Legal Notices from Early Alabama Newspapers, 1819-1893

Mountain People: The Real People Who Settled Alabama

Days of Exile: The Story of the Vine and Olive Colony in Alabama

Creole Mobile: A Compendium of the Colonial Families of the Central Gulf Coast, 1702-1813

Researching in Alabama: A Genealogical Guide

Alabama & Mississippi Connections icon

Chattahoochee Valley Sources & Resources: an Annotated Bibliography Volume I: the Alabama Counties icon

The Old Mardisville, Lebanon & Centre Land Office Records & Military Warrants, 1834-1860

A Key to Southern Pedigrees: Being a Comprehensive Guide to the Colonial Ancestry of Families the States of Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia and Alabama

Old Huntsville Land Office Records & Military Warrants 1810-1854

Tracing Your Alabama Past icon

Old Demopolis Land Office Records & Military Warrants, 1818-1860; And Records of the Vine & Olive Colony

Old Tuskaloosa Land Office Records & Military Warrants, 1821-1855 icon 

Marriage and Death Notices from the South Western Baptist Newspaper icon

Alabama Genealogical Quarterly, 1980

Alabama: Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

Alabama 1860 Agricultural and Manufacturing Census, Vol. II: Lowndes, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Macon, Mobile, Montgomery, Monroe and Morgan Counties icon

Party Politics in Alabama from 1850 Through 1860 icon

Pea River Reflections: Intimate Glimpses of Area Life During Two Centuries

Alabama Historical Sketches icon

Alabama (AL) S. A. R. Members Ancestors 1903-1996 icon

Old Sparta & Elba Land Office Records & Military Warrants, 1822-1860 icon

Old Cahaba Land Office Records and Military Warrants, 1817-1853 icon

Alabama: Her History, Resources, War Record and Public Men From 1540 to 1872 icon

Alabama (Early American Printers)

Pioneers and Residents of West Central Alabama Prior to the Civil War icon

Southern Social Register 1950-1951 icon

Sold! Lists of Ships' Passengers, Mobile, Alabama icon

From Old Mobile to Fort Assumption: a Story of the French Attempts to Colonize Louisiana, and Destroy the Chickasaw Indians icon

Alabama Cemeteries: A Guide to Their Stories in Stone icon
"In 1855 Martha Shorter McKleroy and her two young sons went to New Orleans from Eufala, Alabama, to buy a piano. On the way they were struck down by yellow fever; all died. Their bodies were shipped home and buried, in Shorter Cemetery, in a piano crate. Martha left behind a grief-stricken husband and four other children, one of whom married Alfred Alexis Couric, ancestor of the Today Show's Katie Couric. This is just one of dozens of fascinating stories in stone told by Donna Booth in Alabama Cemeteries."

Wheeler Reservoir Cemeteries icon
Madison, Marshall, Limestone, Morgan, Lauderdale and Lawrence Counties

Guntersville Reservoir Cemeteries

Miscellaneous Alabama Newspaper Abstracts icon

A History of the Cotton Textile Industry of Alabama, 1809 to 1950 icon

Sketches of Alabama: Being an Account of the Journey From Tuscaloosa to Blount Springs Through Jefferson County on the Old Stage Roads icon

1899: January Through December Issues of This Birmingham Alabama Daily Newspaper, in Bound Volume Ensley Enterprise Birmingham icon

1901: September Through December Issues of This Alabama Newspaper, in Bound Volume Birmingham News icon

1911: Jan 7 Bound Loosely Issues of the German-Language Alabama Newspaper Birmingham Courier icon 

Land Claims in Alabama 1828 icon

Alabama Notes

Pickwick Landing Reservoir Cemeteries
Cemeteries found in Hardin County, Tennessee, Tishomingo County, Mississippi, and Lauderdale and Colbert Counties in Alabama.

Three Capitals: A Book about the First Three Capitals of Alabama-St. Stephens, Huntsville, and Cahawba, 1818-1826

Grants Made to the French Immigrants in Alabama-1827 icon 

Cities of Silence: A Guide to Mobile's Historic Cemeteriesicon

Check List of Newspaper and Periodical Files in the Department of Archives and History of the State of Alabama icon

Index to Alabama Wills, 1808-1870 icon

Fort Toulouse: The French Outpost at...

Alabama Mortality Schedule, 1850

Alabama Mortality Schedule 1860

Alabama 1840 Census Index icon

The Very Worst Road: Travelers' Accounts of Crossing Alabama's Old Creek Indian Territory, 1820-1847  

The Federal Road Through Georgia, the Creek Nation, and Alabama, 1806-1836

River Song: A Journey Down the Chattahoochee and Apalachicola Rivers

A Blockaded Family: Life in Southern Alabama During the Civil War

Sketches of Alabama: Being an Account of the Journey From Tuscaloosa to Blount Springs Through Jefferson County on the Old Stage Roads

The One-Gallused Rebellion: Agrarianism in Alabama, 1865-1896 icon

French Military Adventurers in Alabama, 1818-1828

Cahaba Prison and the Sultana Disaster icon

The Secession Movement in Alabama icon

Rivers of History: Life on the Coosa, Tallapoosa, Cahaba and Alabama
"Jackson (history, Jacksonville State U.) dramatizes Alabama's history through the four streams that make up the Alabama River system, using primary and secondary sources, oral histories, and personal observations to chronicle the impact of Indians, traders, slaves, passengers, fishermen, industrialists, and environmentalists on the river system, from the 1500s to the present. Includes a bibliographic essay, plus b&w photos, illustrations, and maps. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, OR."


Alabama Folks & Families

The GASTON, HOWARD and WILKINSON Families: A Genealogical History of Three Inter-married Families in the Black Belt of Alabama icon


Alabama Bound: Family Sketches of a Long Line of Storytellers: The JACKs, MORGANs, WYMANs, BOYNTONs, MARTINs, HUNTERs, and DEARINGs icon

The "Long Tree" and Others: LONGs, DAVISes THOMPSONs, CRATINs and SLATONs icon

Sold! History of the CORKRENs and LOGANs icon
"A brief history of the CORKREN and LOGAN ancestors, beginning with the families of Robert CORKREN and Robert LOGAN, and a detailed genealogy of their descendants, pioneer citizens of Marion and Fayette Counties, Alabama. "

The Antecedents of the ABERNETHY Family of Scotland, Virginia and Alabama

The Migrations of the ADAMS Clan of Talladega County, Alabama, Revised Edition

The Thomas Wesley ANDERSON Family: From Alabama to Texas

Absalom ARRINGTON: Some Descendants, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, 1798-1984 - Down From the Hills icon

BEESON Genealogy

The Josiah O. BLACK & Elizabeth Ann (Rainer) BLACK Family Tree: A Genealogical Record of Relatives and Descendants in Texas, Alabama, Georgia and Other U.S. Locations icon

The BOYDs of Boyds' Tank, Alabama

Vilula and Something of the BRANNONs from There: A Story of an East Alabama Village

History and Genealogy of the JONES & BROOKS Families of Escambia County, Alabama, Including Those of the BRYANT, BAGGETT, SIMON & Other Allied Families of South Alabama icon

Ancestry and Descendants of Samuel BUSEY of Old Claiborne, Alabama: A Genealogy, 1620-1965

The Samuel BUTLER Chronicle: A Genealogy of North Alabama BUTLERs

William CHRISTENBERRY: Southern Photographs icon

The CLABAUGHs: An Account of the Life and Times of Frederick CLABAUGH of Maryland in 1742 and His Descendants Who Migrated to East Tennessee, Then on to Alabama and Texas icon

The CLIFTONs of Coosa County icon

Sold! History of the CORKRENs & LOGANs
"A brief history of the CORKREN and LOGAN ancestors, beginning with the families of Robert CORKREN and Robert LOGAN, and a detailed genealogy of their descendants, pioneer citizens of Marion and Fayette Counties, Alabama. "

William Webb CRAWFORD (Dean of Birmingham Bankers) and Family Sketches & Genealogies icon

Than Silver and Gold

Sold! The DAILEY Dozen: A Family History of the Owen Aiken DAILEY and Fannie Parker DAILEY Family

Hugh DAVIS and His Alabama Plantation

John Horry DENT: South Carolina Aristocrat on the Alabama Frontier icon

William Houston DISMUKES and His Kin from 1835 thru 1989: William Houston DISMUKES and His Kin Photo Album from 1836-1992 icon

Gone to Alabama: A History of the DOBBS and GILBREATH Families

Genealogy of the DODSON (DOTSON), LUCAS, PYLES, ROCHESTER and Allied Families icon


Gabriel Richard ELLIS: His Ancestry, His Life, His Descendants icon

Maj. Robert FARMER of Mobile icon

Edwin FAY of Vermont and Alabama, 1794-1876: His Origins from 1656 and His Descendants to 1987

Doctor FORD of Franklin County, Alabama

Annals of the FOWLER Family, with Branches in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, California and Texas

Colonial Ancestors of the FULMERs of South Carolina and the FOLMARs of Alabama icon

The River Plantation of Thomas and Marianne GAILLARD: 1832-1850

Horse & Buggy Days on Hatchet Creek: An Alabama Boyhood in the 1890s icon
by Mitchell GARRETT

Man and Mission: E. B. GASTON and the Origins of the Fairhope Single Tax Colony icon

Memoir of Rev. Daniel Holbrook GILLETTE of Mobile, Alabama

Pioneer Settlers of Blount and DeKalb Counties, Alabama: John GRAVES, Pioneer, and allied GRAVES Families of Alabama and North Carolina icon

The GUTHERY Family of Cullman County, Alabama icon

An Alabama Newspaper Tradition: Grover C. HALL and the HALL Family icon

A Profile of Gabriel HANBY, 1786-1826 icon

John HARDIE of Thornhill and His Family

Ebenezer HEARN, Founder of the First Methodist Church at Tuscaloosa, Alabama icon

The HOBSONs of Bibb and Perry Counties, Alabama

HOSEY Family of Alabama, One of Alabama's First Pioneer Families

The History of John HUSON: from North Carolina to Alabama, his HUSON, HUSTON, HOUSTON Descendants, and the Allied Pioneer Families of  CLEPPER, ROBINSON, DENN and GILMORE icon

INGRAM Family History

Biographical Sketches of the JACKSON Families of Alabama and Their Ancestors icon

Kiss Sweet Little Lillah for Me: Civil War Letters of William Thomas JACKSON, Company A, Eighth Alabama Regiment

JOHNSON: Family Tree of John "Pealicker" JOHNSON, Conecuh County, Alabama, and William JOHNSON, Including Allied Lines

History and Genealogy of the JONES & BROOKS Families of Escambia County, Alabama, Including Those of the BRYANT, BAGGETT, SIMON & Other Allied Families of South Alabama icon

Descendants of Shandy Wesley JONES & Evalina Love JONES: The Story of an African American Family of Tuscaloosa, Alabama icon

History of the CORKRENs & LOGANs
"A brief history of the CORKREN and LOGAN ancestors, beginning with the families of Robert CORKREN and Robert LOGAN, and a detailed genealogy of their descendants, pioneer citizens of Marion and Fayette Counties, Alabama. "

The Faith of Jason MALBIS Founder of Malbis Plantation

The MANLY Family: An Account of the Descendants of Captain Basil MANLY of the Revolution and Related Families

Two MAY Families of Hollow Square, Greene County, Alabama: Including Some MAY-WINDHAM-HARRISON-DARGAN Ancestors and Descendants

Waters of Life from Conecuh Ridge: The Clyde MAY Story

The McCLINTOCK - LOVVORN Family History (Mostly Clay County, Alabama)

William McMURTRY of Kentucky and Alabama and His Descendants icon

Oh, What a Loansome Time I Had: The Civil War Letters of Major William Morel MOXLEY, Eighteenth Alabama Infantry, and Emily Beck MOXLEY

The Lloyd NOLAND Story: Health and Medicine in Jefferson County, Alabama

The PRATT Family of North Carolina & Alabama: Includes Sketches of Allied Families, BEAVERS, HAMPTON icon

The RAYs Look Back; with the Alabama Prelude icon

Stephen S. REFROE: Alabama's Outlaw Sheriff icon

The Story of Marcellus Moss RICE and His Big Valley Kinsmen

Charles Harrison RICHARDS Family History

Descendants of Matthew RUSSELL and Related Families of Jackson County, Alabama: A Collection of Genealogies

Sold! The SEALE Family from the Northern Neck of Virginia to Greene County, Alabama icon

Arthur W. SMITH: A Birmingham Pioneer, 1855-1944

John SMITH, Esquire, His Ancestors and Descendants: A Story of the Pioneers

Listen to Me Good: The Life Story of an Alabama Midwife
Margaret Charles SMITH of Greene County

A Window on Yesterday: The STIEFEL Family of Northeast Alabama, 1768-1983

Robert THARIN: Biography of a Mountain Abolitionist

Sold! TUCKER a Genealogy 1784-1982: The Family and Descendants of Hiram TUCKER and Catherine Hendry TUCKER of North Carolina and Alabama icon

The Descendants of John W. WALKER: Marshall County, Alabama: 1792-1982 icon

Sold! Descendants of Rev. William Wilson WALKER and Margarett Jane SIMS of Butler County, Alabama icon

The Samuel W. WALLACE Book: A Genealogy of 1506 Descendants of Samuel W. WALLACE, 1795-1886 Who Lived Or Are Living in Alabama, Texas, Arkansas, California and Numerous Other Places With Probate Records, His Ancestry, His Siblings, and Other Pertinent... icon

WALLIS Clan from AL to TX; Wallis Genealogies 1826 - 1996... Related Families of DONHAM, JOHNSON, NIX, TICE & WILLIAMS icon

Autobiography of Emily Donelson WALTON icon
Written history of Emily  Donelson Walton, born Aug. 30, 1837 into a slave owning family of Nashville, Tennessee & married into a slave-holding family in Alabama (age 95); upon the repeated requests of her children.

Gaineswood and Other Memories

The WINDHAM Family of England, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi & Texas

Glimpses Into the Past From My Grandfather's Trunk (12th Regiment Alabama Volunteers CSA) icon
WRIGHT; some material on Chambers County.

Sold! YOUNGBLOOD - ARMSTRONG & Allied Families: icon


Alabama Patriots

Mobile Confederates From Shiloh to Spanish Fort: The Story of the 21st Alabama Infantry Volunteers

Soldiers of the Southern Cross: The Confederate Soldiers of Tallapoosa County, Alabama

Rebel Yell: An Emotional History of Wetumpka's Class of 1966 and Our Abandoned MIAs in Indochina

History of Shockley's Alabama Escort Company. Organized in 1864 By Cadets of the University of Alabama Who Served Under Brigadier General Daniel W. Adams Until Their Surrender With Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest at Gainesville, Alabama, May 10, 1865

Those Gallant Men of the Twenty-Eighth Alabama Confederate Infantry Regiment

1907 Census of Alabama Confederate Soldiers: Mobile County CD

Guarding Greensboro: A Confederate Company In The Making of a Southern Community

West Wind, Flood Tide: The Battle of Mobile Bay

Alabama (AL) S. A. R. Members Ancestors 1903-1996 icon

The Forrest-Streight Raid: A Blount County Viewpoint

Confederate Soldiers from Chambers Co., Alabama and Thereabouts

The Devils' Den: A History of the 44th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Confederate States Army icon

The Marble Valley Boys icon
Treats of Henry WOOD of Marble Valley in Coosa County and his fellow locals who fought in Company B of the 12th Alabama Regiment, CSA.

Perry Volunteers in the Mexican War: Perry County, Alabama First Regiment of Alabama Volunteers 1846-1847 and the Mexican War Diary of Captain William G. Coleman

1907 Census of Alabama Confederate Soldiers - All Counties

1907 Census of Alabama Confederate Soldiers - Lauderdale to Winston Counties

1907 Confederate Census: Limestone, Morgan, Madison Counties, Alabama

1907 Alabama Census of Confederate Soldiers: Monroe County

Regimental History of the 35th Alabama Infantry, 1862-1865

Voices from Company D: Diaries by the Greensboro Guards, Fifth Alabama Infantry Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia icon

Bugger Saga: The Civil War Story of Guerilla and Bushwhacker Warfare in Lauderdale County, Alabama

Oh, What a Loansome Time I Had: The Civil War Letters of Major William Morel MOXLEY, Eighteenth Alabama Infantry, and Emily Beck MOXLEY

Kiss Sweet Little Lillah for Me: Civil War Letters of William Thomas JACKSON, Company A, Eighth Alabama Regiment

From Selma to Appomattox: the History of the Jeff Davis Artillery icon

French Military Adventurers in Alabama, 1818-1828

Sons of the Revolution in the State of Alabama: Centennial Register

History of Company B (Originally Pickens Planters) 40th Alabama Regiment Confederate States Army 1862-1865
"The 40th Infantry Regiment, organized at Mobile, Alabama, in May, 1862, recruited its companies in Perry, Sumter, Morgan, Covington, Pickens, Colbert, Mobile, and Choctaw counties."

Southerners in Blue: They Defied the Confederacy icon

Southerners at War: The 38th Alabama Infantry Volunteers

Hunting Lieutenant CHADBOURNE icon

Speech of the Hon. S. W. INGE, of Alabama, on the Relation of Parties to the Mexican War icon

So Mourns the Dove-Letters of a Confederate Infantryman and His Family icon
by A. L. JACKSON, 33rd Alabama

Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots in Alabama icon

Glimpses Into the Past From My Grandfather's Trunk (12th Regiment Alabama Volunteers CSA) icon

Honor Roll Franklin County Alabama Men and Women Serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America October 1944 icon


Uniquely Alabama

Alabama Illustrated Engravings from 19th Century Newspapers icon

The Story of Horseshoe Bend National Military Park icon

The Opp Cookbook: A Collection of Recipes of the Opp Historical Society of Opp, Alabama

Eufaula and Barbour County In Vintage Postcards

Original 1824 Document: Appointment of Stafford SELLMAN of Lawrence County, Alabama as Guardian for John Dyer SELLMAN, the 13th Day of December, 1824 icon
From the seller: "An Alabama Territorial imprint. The original printed text "Alabama Territory of the United States" has been corrected in manuscript to read "State of" Alabama. Alabama was admitted to the Union in 1819. Single sheet, measuring 7 1/2 x 12 inches. A partially printed document, completed in manuscript, from the Orphan's Court of Lawrence County. Signed by John Gallagher, Clk. of the Orphan's Court, with his seal affixed to verso. Creased from folding, else very good." 

Around the Spiral Staircase: Recipes and Lore from Each Alabama County... icon

Twickenham Receipts and Sketches

Beyond Cotton Country
Morgan County, Alabama Junior League. "Beyond Cotton Country seeks a contemporary look for a traditional cooking that represents fine food, comfort food, and health food. The recipes, each of which was kitchen tested twice, are augmented with cooking tips, food tips, and personal anecdotes. The cookbook showcases the area through unique and creative photography."

Wetumpka's Besticon

Sold! Original: A Photograph Album of Mounted Topographical Albumen Photographs (New Orleans, Mobile, Florida)
From the seller: "Description: [New Orleans, etc: circa 1878]. Oblong folio. (10 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches). 27 albumen photographs (12 full-page ranging in size from 7 3/4 x 9 1/2 to 10 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches (the majority are of the larger size; and 14 half-page ranging in size from 5 x 8 to 7 x 9 inches, mounted recto only of 20 leaves, each with penciled titles, one with photographer's credit in the negative: 'J. S. McClure'. (Some fading to margins). Recent half-green morocco to style, incorporating 19th century boards, spine simply gilt in six compartments. A wonderful photographic album depicting the American South. The album can be dated from one photograph of the copy of the catafalque of King Victor Emmanuel of Italy, indicating a date of circa 1878. The places visited include New Orleans (6 large scale images), the Natchez steamboat (1 large image), Mobile, Alabama (6 large images), Pensacola (5 small images), the Escambia River, Florida (2 small images)."

Treasured Recipes of Hale County icon

Original, Unique 1878 Falkville Alabama, Louis FALK Receipt for 5 Bales of Cotton
From the Seller: "Very Good. Receipt from J. H. Goodhart & Co. of Cincinnati for 5 bales of cotton supplied by Miss L. M. Falk & Bro., Decatur, Ala. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, printed form filled out in blue ink. The Falks received $184.15 for the 5 bales. The bales weighed from 385 lbs to 530 lbs and brought from 8 5/8 cents to 10 1/8 cents per pound. Louis Falk was the founder of Falkville."

In the Realm of Rivers: Alabama's Mobile-Tensaw Delta icon

Historic Alabama Hotels and Resorts

The Wiley - Boyd Ledger, Bibb County, Alabama Before 1823 - 1839: A Genealogical Resource icon

Sold! Yesterday's Faces of Alabama: A Collection of Maps, 1822-1909 icon

In View of Home: Alabama Landscape Photographs icon

The Quilts Of Gee's Bend: 30 Postcards

Adventures in Food: Recipes Compiled By First Baptist Church, Wetumpka, Alabama icon

Sold! Monroe County Friends of the Library Cookbook Hometown of Harper Lee Author of to Kill a Mockingbird Monroeville Alabama Cook Book icon

Magnolia Springs Cookbook icon

Gulf Coast Gourmet Seafood Recipes icon

Original Document Available Now at Alibris: Will of Azariah Dumas icon
From the seller: "Original manuscript document. Wilcox County, Alabama. 1849. Signed. Lists many slaves. Also lists animals and property owned and indicates who shall inherit each item. Interesting division of an existing unified slave group which must have been unbelievably hard on the individuals involved. 5 4to pages, fully manuscript. Folded in 1/4. Near VG; legible."

The Recipes of Madison County

Smokehouse Ham, Spoon Bread & Scuppernong Wine : The Folklore and Art of Southern Appalachian Cooking
"A scrumptious slice of Smoky Mountain and Blue Ridge hill country folklore, handed down from Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, Germany, and the Cherokee Nation, this book covers the art, foods, blessings, and legends of the people of this fascinating region."

The African-American Heritage Cookbook: Traditional Recipes and Fond Remembrances from Alabama's Renowned Tuskegee Institute
"Includes memories and literary passages that evince the spirit of Tuskegee and complement more than two hundred traditional recipes with pictorial accounts, personal vignettes, and poetry."


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