Alabama Genealogy Newsletter



Suggest a resource/link or submit an article for inclusion

Talladega County Genealogy




Sign up for the Alabama Genealogy Newsletter:

Popularity: 35% [?]

Talladega County Alabama History and Profile:

Talladega County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Talladega is a Muscogee (Creek) Native American word derived from TVLVTEKE, which means “border town.” As of 2000, the population was 80,321. Its county seat is Talladega.

Prior to Euro-American settlement in what is today Talladega County it was the home of the Abihka tribe of the Creek Confederacy.

Talladega County was established on December 18, 1832, from land ceded by the Creek Indians near the state’s geographic center. The county seat was established at Talladega in 1834.

Talladega County is home to parts of Cheaha State Park, DeSoto Caverns, and the Talladega Superspeedway. Also, Alpine is famous for its location of the YMCA Camp Cosby site. It established in 1922.

Source: Wikipedia.

Cities and Towns of Talladega County, Alabama:

* Alpine
* Bon Air
* Childersburg (part of Childersburg is in Shelby County)
* Gantts Quarry
* Lincoln
* Mignon
* Munford
* Oak Grove
* Oxford (part of Oxford is in Calhoun County)
* Providence (northeast of Talladega)
* Sycamore
* Sylacauga
* Talladega
* Talladega Springs
* Vincent (part of Vincent is in Shelby County and in St. Clair County)
* Waldo

300x250

Talladega County Government

Talladega County Government – Official Site

B. B. Comer Memorial Library
314 North Broadway Avenue
Sylacauga, AL 35150

Earle A. Rainwater Memorial Library
124 Ninth Avenue Sw
Childersburg, AL 35044

Lincoln Public Library
49 Complex Drive
Lincoln, AL 35096

Talladega Public Library
202 South St. E.
Talladega, AL 35160

Talladega County Historic Places

Benjamin H. Averiett House
William Averiett House
Boxwood
Charles Butler House
B. B. Corner Memorial Library
J.L.M. Curry House
Elston House
First Presbyterian Church
Goodwin-Hamilton House
Hightower Brothers Livery Stable
Idlewild
Jemison House Complex
Kymulga Mill And Covered Bridge
Lawler-Whiting House
Silk Stocking District
Swayne Hall
Sylacauga Historic Commercial District
Talladega College Historic District
Talladega Courthouse Square Historic District
Thornhill
William Watters House
Welch-Averiett House
Winterboro Stagecoach Inn

Talladega County Genealogy Resources

Talladega County Alabama ALGenWeb Project Site

Talladega County, Alabama USGenWeb archives

Talladega County Genealogy page at KindredTrails

Vital Records

If you are outside the state of Alabama and are looking to request copies of vital records you must contact the statewide office of vital records:

Alabama Vital Records
P.O. Box 5625
Montgomery, AL 36103-5625
(334) 206-5418
Fax: (334) 262-9563

You can also call (334) 206-5418

There were no birth certificates prior to 1908, some counties may have recorded births in a ledger however. One way to search this centrally is by contacting:

Department of Archives and History
624 Washington Ave
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 242-4363

Birth and Death Records have been recorded in Alabama since 1908, Marriage Records since August 1936 and Divorces since 1950.

Census

1840 Federal Census Index

1850 Federal Census Index

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Barber Surnames

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Butt Surnames

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Chandler Surnames

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Duncan Surnames

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Kirksey Surnames

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Ledbetter Surnames

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Mayfield Surnames

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Minyard Surnames

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Moffatt Surnames

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Nelson Surnames

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Stockdale Surnames

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Thomas Surnames

1880 Federal Census Transcription – Grogan, Patterson surnames

Tax Records

Cemeteries

USGS listing of Cemeteries in Talladega County

Talladega County Cemetery Transcriptions
Cemetery Transcriptions (Although both are usgenweb this seems a slightly different listing.)

Query Forums

Genealogy Forums can be a great way to find other people that are researching the same ancestors as you are. Even if they may be not be researching the same direct line but related lines you may find information that is useful in your own research. Make sure to verify any other research that you add to your own research and try to document it well. If asking questions in genealogy forums it is good to provide as much information as possible and in the subject of the posting try to give name and a date or range of dates to help make your query more likely to be found. Posts with titles like “looking for family” or “help!” are too generic and something along the lines of “John Smith b. abt 1828 md. Hannah Jones” would be more helpful to get your post read by those that are interested in the John Smith/Hannah Jones family.

Talladega County, AL at
genforum

News Related to Talladega County, AL

“Talladega County” al – Google News

Sacred Heart 65, Talladega County Central 54: Cardinals take Northeast … – AL.com


AL.com
Sacred Heart 65, Talladega County Central 54: Cardinals take Northeast
AL.com
… Kavarri Ross as they celebrate the 65-54 victory over Talladega County Central in the AHSAA Northeast Regional Class 1A championship game at the Pete Mathews Coliseum in Jacksonville, Ala., Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. (Mark Almond/ malmond@al.com).
Cardinals fly into Final FourEast Alabama Sports Today

all 4 news articles »




Talladega County Central 79, Cedar Bluff 61: Tigers scorch nets in Class 1A … – AL.com


AL.com
Talladega County Central 79, Cedar Bluff 61: Tigers scorch nets in Class 1A
AL.com
I've got a kid here to the right of me who went 11 for 12 tonight. I think if we can keep that consistency I don't think anybody from the state of Alabama in Class 1A can touch us as long as we are playing our game." Up next: Unranked Talladega County
NE Regional: TCC enjoying regional success under first-year head coachAnniston Star

all 4 news articles »




Spring Garden 64, Talladega County Central 32: Panthers will meet Woodville in … – AL.com


AL.com
Spring Garden 64, Talladega County Central 32: Panthers will meet Woodville in
AL.com
… Rogers steals the ball from Talladega County Central's Marlonda Pemberton during an AHSAA Northeast Regional Class 1A semifinal game at the Pete Mathews Coliseum in Jacksonville, Ala., Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. (Mark Almond/ malmond@al.com).

and more »




Oxford man convicted of shooting, killing 2 horses – AL.com


AL.com
Oxford man convicted of shooting, killing 2 horses
AL.com
The pasture is in a rural part of the city in Talladega County. Police said at the time one of the horses was the pet of a seven-year-old child. oxford horse.jpg View full sizeOne of the horses shot in 2014. (Oxford police) William Thornton | wthornton




Etowah County CEO Patrick Simms arrested on child sexual abuse charge – AL.com


AL.com
Etowah County CEO Patrick Simms arrested on child sexual abuse charge
AL.com
In 2012, he was named county administrator of the year by the Alabama County Administrators Association. He has also worked in Talladega County and Chambers County. Chambers County investigators are asking that anyone with information regarding …
Former Talladega administrator charged with child sex abuseAnniston Star

all 26 news articles »




Talladega County man, 21, killed in early-morning crash near Sylacauga – Alabama’s News Leader


Alabama’s News Leader
Talladega County man, 21, killed in early-morning crash near Sylacauga
Alabama’s News Leader
TALLADEGA COUNTY, Alabama — An early-morning crash near Sylacauga Thursday claimed the life of a 21-year-old man, Alabama State Troopers said. Aaron Todd Borntrager, 21, of Alpine, was killed around 1:30 a.m. after his 2002 Ford Explorer …


Popularity: 35% [?]

Sign up for the Alabama Genealogy Newsletter:

Popularity: 35% [?]

Suggest a resource/link or submit an article for inclusion