Source Information

Ancestry.com. Alabama, Compiled Marriages from Selected Counties, 1809-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
Original data: Dodd, Jordan R., comp.. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920

About Alabama, Compiled Marriages from Selected Counties, 1809-1920

Originally settled by the French around 1700, Alabama became the twenty-second state in 1819. This database is a collection of marriage records from the state between 1809 and 1920. Researchers will find the names of both bride and groom along with the marriage date. The county where the ceremony was performed is also provided. Containing about 150,000 records and the names of nearly 300,000 men and women, this collection can be a tremendous aid to those seeking ancestors from the area.

The counties and years that this database covers are listed below:

    Autauga, 1839-1867
    Baldwin, 1845-1889
    Barbour, 1850-1874
    Bibb, 1828-1842
    Blount, 1820-1888
    Bullock, 1867-1868
    Butler, 1853-1870
    Chamber, 1833-1900
    Cherokee, 1836-1896
    Clarke, 1814-1900
    Clay, 1872-1891
    Cleburne, 1867-1880
    Coffee, 1877-1900
    Coffee, 1877-1900
    Coosa, 1834-1847; 1878-1900
    Crenshaw, 1867-1872
    Dale, 1884-1900
    Dallas, 1818-1845
    DeKalb, 1850-1900
    Elmore, 1867-1900
    Escambia, 1879-1892
    Etowah, 1867-1900
    Fayette, 1866-1900
    Franklin, 1890-1900
    Henry, 1821-1856; 1868-1871
    Jackson, 1851-1900
    Jefferson, 1819-1875
    Lamar, 1870-1900
    Lauderdale, 1833-1900
    Lawrence, 1818-1884
    Lee, 1874-1900
    Lowndes, 1830-1880
    Macon, 1834-1879
    Madison, 1809-1843; 1853-1882
    Marengo, 1818-1851
    Marion, 1887-1900
    Mobile, 1878
    Monroe, 1833-1838
    Montgomery, 1818-1860
    Perry, 1820-1878
    Pickens, 1876-1900
    Randolph, 1896-1900
    Russell, 1845-1850
    Shelby, 1824-1868
    St. Clair, 1819-1852
    Sumter, 1847-1900
    Talladega, 1846-1864
    Walker, 1877-1889
    Washington, 1826-1873; 1889-1896
    Wilcox, 1866-1900
    Winston, 1891-1900