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COUNTY INFORMATION Barbour County was established on December 18, 1832, from former Creek Indian homelands and a portion of Pike County. Its county seat is Clayton. Its name is in honor of James Barbour, who served as Governor of Virginia. In 1833, Louisville was chosen as the first county seat for Barbour County. The county seat was moved in 1834, after an eleven-member committee selected Clayton because of its central geographic location. By the 1870s, the city of Eufaula had surpassed Clayton in size, sparking debate about whether the county seat should be moved to the county's commercial center or remain at its geographic center. Reaching a compromise, the legislature passed Act No. 106 on February 12, 1879, to establish county courts in both Eufaula and Clayton. Today, two county courthouses continue to operate in Barbour County. (Source: Wikipedia)
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* Clio * Eufaula * Bakerhill * Blue Springs * Louisville * Clayton *
* Elamville * Spring Hill *
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Dec 2016: Married News: BEASLY, BEDSOLE, FLOYD, BLAIR; Death News: JOHNSON; Sick List News: SAWYERSOct 2016: Misc: 20 Businessmen of Barbour CountyJul 2016: Death Records: 1908 DeathsApr 2016: County: 1907 County OfficersJan 2016: County: 1931 County Officers; Cemeteries: BASCOM CEMETERY, BISHOP-BLAIR CEMETERY, ENGRAM FAMILY CEMETERY, STEWART BURYING GROUND, CUNNINGHAM CEMETERY, FRIENDLY ASSEMBLY OF GOD CEMETERY, MEMORY GARDENS, MOUNT NEBO CEMETERY, MOUNT SERENE CEMETERY, SALEM CEMETERY, OLD TENNILLE CHAPEL CEMETERY- A special thanks to Vicki Bryan for transcribing these for us.Oct 2015: County: 1913 County Officers
Jul 2015: 1939 Confederate Pensioners
Jan 2015: Bios: McKLEROY, COMER; Death News: HAYS, EASTERLING, McINNIS, SMITH, SHIPMAN, HARDEN, WILSON, JOHNSON, McCAIN, STRICKLAND, BRANNON, CLARK, MCILVAN, RILEY; Marriage News: JONES, McDANIEL, REESE, DEBARDELABEN, HILL, FRANK, GRAVES, DAWSON; Civil War News: 1863 Deserters from the 15th Ala Regiment: MULLIGAN, TARVER, ALBRITTON, EIDSON, TAYLOR, PARISH, O'HERRIN, CLARKE, CARTER
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