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Franklin County
Alabama
Genealogy and History

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Colbert County was originally established on February 6, 1867 after it split from Franklin County over political issues after the American Civil War. It was abolished eight months later by an Alabama constitutional convention and then reestablished on February 24, 1870
Its name is in honor of Benjamin Franklin, famous statesman, scientist, and printer.
Its county seat is Russellville


Towns and Cities:

* Belgreen * Isbell * Hodges * Phil Campbell * Red Bay * Russellville * Vina

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ONLINE DATA

Biographies

Brick Walls

Cemeteries

Census Data

Churches

Family Galleries

History

Marriages

Military

Miscellaneous Data

News Articles

Obituaries

Post Offices

Schools

Wills

 
Website Updates:
 
October 2014: 1925 Confederate Pensioners
Brick Wall: McHENRY - Submitted by Donnie McHenry
Mil: Civil: Pension File of MCHENRY - Submitted by Donnie McHenry
Sept 2014: Bio: THOMPSON
July 2014: Obit: HESTER - Transcribed by Bobby Dobbins Title
Southern Claims Commission Applicants
April 2014: Water Mills of Franklin County in 1886
March 2014: Brick Wall: GRAY - submitted by Ruby Gray Wallace
February 2014: Known Newspapers of Franklin County

Archived Updates 2008 - 2013


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 Surrounding Counties
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Colbert County (north)
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Lawrence County (east)
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Winston County (southeast)
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Marion County (south)
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Itawamba County, MS (southwest)
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Tishomingo County, MS (northwest)

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