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Fayette County
Alabama
Genealogy and History

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Fayette County was established on December 20, 1824.
Its name is in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette (or de la Fayette), who aided General George Washington in the American Revolutionary War.

TOWNS AND CITIES:
* Belk *     Berry *     Fayette  *
 * Glen Allen (part is in Marion County)
 
UNINCORPORATED AREAS:
Bankston  *  Bazemore  *  Hubbertville  *
 
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ONLINE DATA

Bible Records

Biographies

Cemeteries

Census Records

Church Records

County Data

Death Records

Doctors and Lawyers

History

Legends 

Marriage Records

Military Records

Miscellaneous Records

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries / Death Notices

Post Offices

Queries 

 

 School Records

Wills & Probate Records

Website Updates:
 
JANUARY  2015
Death News: PARTAIN, SANFORD
Marriage News: WALKER, SMITH
World War I Draft Registration Cards: LOKE, LOLLAR, LANE, LONEY, LANGSTON, LASETER, LATHAM, LAWLEY, LAWRENCE, LAWREY, LAURY, LAWSON, LEDLOW, LEE
OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2014
1925 Confederate Pensioners
Disaster News: COOK Married: TURNER, MCCLURE
Crime News: 1896, 1897 Train Robbery at Berry Station
World War I Draft Registration Cards: OSWALT, OTTS, OWEN, OWENS 
 
 JULY - SEPTEMBER  2014
Bio: BLACK
Obit: PEARSON, SMITH
Mil: Civil War: New Information on Southern Claims Commission Applicants
World War I Draft Registration Cards: EARNEST, ERNEST, EDMONDS, EDMONSON, EDWARDS, EHL, EITSON, ELLIS, ENIS, ESTER, ENISE, ERWIN, ESTES, EVANS, EVERTT, EVERETT, ODELL, ODEN, OGDEN, OLIVE, OSBORN, OSBORNE, OREAR, OSWALT
 
APRIL - JUNE  2014
Bio: PATTERSON
County Officials in 1915
Misc: Water Mills of Fayette County in 1886
Bible Records: J. W. MELTON Bible  - Contributed by Karen Melton Manasco
Bible Records: CARL D. MELTON Bible  - Contributed by Karen Melton Manasco
Bible Records: W. H. MELTON Bible - Contributed by Karen Melton Manasco
World War I Draft Registration Cards: BOBO, BOGARD, BOHANNON, BOLIN, QUINN, INGRAM, IRON, ISBELL, EARLY, EARNEST
 
JANUARY - MARCH  2014
Misc News: MORTON
Death News: COLLINS, RICHARDSON
Known Newspapers of Fayette County
Marriage News: JONES, HUBBARD, STEWART, BRITT, YOUNG, WARD, EDWARDS, SMITH
News: History of the Fayette Journal printing press 1895
Crime News: HALMARK, BERRY

ARCHIVED UPDATES 2009 - 2013


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SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR CONTRIBUTORS
Juanita Holliman
Gene Phillips
Karen Melton Manasco

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Last Updated: January 29, 2015
 
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