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Named in honor of
Major General Baron Johan DeKalb, a hero of the American
Its county seat is Fort Payne
the Alabama legislature on January 9, 1836, from land ceded to
the Federal government by the Cherokee Nation.
County was the one time home of the famous Cherokee
(part - part of Collinsville is in Cherokee County)
Rock (part - part of Sand Rock is in Cherokee County)
(We need data!!!)
hope you will consider contributing your Census Data,
Marriage/Birth/Death Records, Obituaries, Biographies and Pioneer
Family History. Send your contributions to Veneta
Transcriptions of the Cherokee Removal
vouchers from Ross' Landing - some paid to people from DeKalb
county - have been posted on the Genealogy Trails, Hamilton
County, Tenn. site. These transcriptions can be found here. Please use your brower
"back" button to return back to DeKalb County Alabama
Genealogy Trails website.
October 2013: Community News:
Stella PO established
September 2013: WW2 Army
Honor List; Crime News: SPROUSE
July 2013: Bio: REESE -
transcribed by KT, Industrial news; Basket factory
Korean War Casualties;
Community News; BERT,
June 2013: Crime News: AMES;
Misc news: 1891 - cornerstone to be laid at court
May 2013: Deaths:
April 2013: Bio: WALDEN;
History of DeKalb Cty - by Smith and
DeLand - 1888
March 2013: 1907 Census of
Confederate Veterans; Bio: LAWLER,
Feb 2013: Vietnam War
Casualties - Transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman; Estate Notices: BURKE, LAND, MAISE - Transcribed by
Cathy Danielson; Bio: ANDERSON -
Transcribed by FOFG mz; Crime news:
Jan 2013: Sick News: GORDON,
SCOTT; Industrial: Death Notice:
SKELTON - transcribed by FOFG mz
Nov 2012: Death News: LYONS,
Oct 2012: 1883
Sept 2012: Deaths: BATES,
BRICE, LARMORE, MCNAIR, NASH: Miscellaneous News; Sick News
- BELL, LACKEY: Industrial News; Community News: Crime News:
News: LACKEY burned severely;
WWI Gold Stars
July 2012: Listing of
Churches, Historical Post Offices, and Schools,1836 Acts of Alabama establishing
Turnpike, Military-Rev. War - SARAH BENGE asking for
pension, Bios - WARD,
2010: Obits: WINDSOR;
Feb. 2008: Cemetery Index, ANTIOCH
Cemetery, BETHLEHEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST, & BROWDER
Cemetery Records, County History
Aug 2008: MULLENS murder
June 2008: CHANDLER, LINDSEY obits
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