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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 2016: Misc: 20 Businessmen of Chilton County in 1908
Jul 2016: Death Records: 1908 Deaths
Apr 2016: County Records: 1907 County Officers
Jan 2016: County Records: 1931 County Officers
Oct 2015: County: 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
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