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Pickens County Alabama
Pickens County was established on December 20, 1820, and named for revolutionary war hero General Andrew Pickens of South Carolina. The county seat was relocated from Pickensville to Carrollton in 1830.
The first courthouse in Carrollton was burned on April 5, 1865 by troops of Union General John T. Croxton. A second courthouse was also destroyed by fire on November 16, 1876. [Source: wikipedia.org]
Pickens County Courthouse
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Aliceville * Reform * Carrollton * Ethelsville * Gordo * McMullen * Memphis * Pickensville *
* Benevola * Coal Fire * Macedonia * McShan * Olney * Vienna *
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- Website Updates:Jul 2015: 1939 Confederate PensionersApril 2015: Redecorated site and now all pages are mobile friendly.January - March 2015: Misc. News: GORE; Crime News: PEARSON; Sick List News: CHERRY; Bio: CHILDS, JOHNSTON, WILLETT; Query: HUGH LAFAYETTE - Submitted by Candy Lafayette; Died: HUGHES, JOHNSTON, CLARDY; Death Notice: ANDREW and ROBERT WINDLE - Transcribed by James Andrew Windle, Jr.; WWI Draft Registration Cards: NEVITT, NEWELL, NEWTON, NIBLET, NICHOLES, NOLAND, NOLAN, Marriage News: YARBOROUGH, GRIMES, BEARD, FERGUSON, QUINN, DUNCAN, HOLLINGSWORTH, PETETE, BELL, GORE,
October - December 2014: Death News: BALL, 1925 Confederate Pensioners, Crime News: BALL killed by DOSS; Marriage News: EZELLE, MORTON; WWI Draft Registration Cards: NABORS, NABERS, NAIR, NASH, NALLS, NEAL, NEEL, NEIL, NEILEY, NELSON, NESBY, NETTLES, NEVETTE, NEVITT, NEVET, NORMAN, NUNE
July - September 2014: Obit: PEARSON; Crime News: WIMBERLEY; Query about Mt. Pleasant Church - Submitted by Dianne Erwin; Sports News: 1896 Carrollton vs Vernon Baseball game; WWI Draft Registration Cards: OAKLEY, OBRYANT, ODELL, ODOM, OGLESBY, OLIVER, VAIL, VAILS, VANDIVER, VASSER, VAUGHN, VAUGHON, VENICE, VINDGANT, VINRANT, OLIVER, ORMOND, OWENGS, ORR, OSBURN, OWENS, OWINGS
April - June 2014: Misc: Water Mills of Pickens County in 1886
WWI Draft Registration Cards: BISHOP, BISSELL, BLACK, BLACKMON, YERBY, YORK, YOUNG, YOUNGBLOOD, QUINN, INGRAM, ISAAC, ISHAM, IVORY, IVERY, IVEY, IVIE, IVY
January - March 2014: Died: PEEBLES; Bio: SMITH - Transcribed by FoFG mz; List of Known Pickens County Newspapers; Married - WIMBERLY, ROBERTSON, ALTMAN, OWINGS
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Pickens County Gen. Society
P O Box 793
Gordo, Al 35466
Pickens County Clerk
P.O. Box 370 Carrollton, AL 35447
Telephone: (205) 367-2010
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