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County Information

Named in honor of Major General Baron Johan DeKalb, a hero of the American Revolution. Its county seat is Fort Payne
Created by the Alabama legislature on January 9, 1836, from land ceded to the Federal government by the Cherokee Nation. DeKalb County was the one time home of the famous Cherokee Sequoyah.

[Source: wikipedia.org]

 

 CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

* Collinsville (part - part of Collinsville is in Cherokee County) * Crossville * Fort Payne * Fyffe *  Geraldine * Hammondville * Henagar * Ider * Lakeview * Mentone * Pine Ridge * Powell * Rainsville *
* Shiloh * Sylvania * Valley Head*


 
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Website Updates: 
Jul 2015: 1939 Confederate Pensioners
Apr 2015: 1850 Mortality Schedule
Feb 2015: Bio: WOOD, DUNCAN
Jan 2015: Bios: BRADFORD; Marriage News: PURSLEY, BRIXEY, OAKLEY, WOODWARD; Death News: CLAYTON, ANDERSON, NICHOLSON, TAYLOR, DAVIS, WESTER, LARMER
Oct 2014: 1925 Confederate Pensioners
Sep 2014: Bio: DUNLAP, WARD, SIBERT, WINSTON
Jul 2014: Mil: Civil War: Southern Claims Commission Applicants,; Bio: NEWMAN
Apr 2014: Bio: LOWRY - Transcribed by Kim Mohler; History: Water Mills of DeKalb County in 1886
Feb 2014: List of Known Newspapers of DeKalb County
Jan 2014: Bio: BURKS


 Transcriptions of the Cherokee Removal vouchers from Ross' Landing  Located on the Hamilton County Tennessee GT website. Please use your brower "back" button to return back to this website.

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Adjacent Counties

Jackson County - north

Dade County, GA - northeast

Cherokee County - southeast

Etowah County - south

Marshall County- west

Walker County, GA - east

Chattooga County, GA - east

 


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