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COUNTY INFORMATION Baker County was established on December 30, 1868, named for Alfred Baker, with its county seat at Grantville. In 1874, the county was renamed Chilton County, in honor of William Parish Chilton, Sr. (1810-1871) who was a lawyer who became Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court and later represented Montgomery County in the Congress of the Confederate States of America. On February 4, 1861, Wm. Chilton gaveled the Confederacy into existence, as acting leader of the Provisional Congress. In 1942, the U.S. Navy commissioned a new vessel the USS Chilton in honor of Chilton County.
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Oct 2015: County Records: 1913 County Officers: Death Notice: BOYD
Jul 2015: 1939 Confederate Pensioners
Apr 2015: 1883 Marriage Records
Jan 2015: Death News: ADAMS, VINES, WILLIAMS, PONDER, PITTS, BAKER, COOK, LEWIS Marriage News: WELLS, PARRISH, COOPER, THOMAS, JONES, TYUS, PARSONS, SMITH, GITES, JOWERS, DRIVER, LOGAN, NEIGHBORS, MOON, DILLARD, ATCHISON, DENSON, HOPKINS
Oct 2014: Death News: APPERSON
Jul 2014: Obit: BUSBY - Transcribed by Bobby Dobbins Title; 1925 Confederate Pensioners
Apr 2014: Water Mills of Chilton County in 1886
Jan 2014: List of Known Newspapers
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