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Welcome
To

Shelby County
Alabama
Genealogy and History

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All data we come across will be added to this site. We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make to this site.
 
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Biographies and Pioneer Family History.
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Shelby County was established on February 7, 1818 and was named in honor of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky.
The county seat of Shelby County is Columbiana.


Shelby County Cotton Fields
Shelby Co AL Cotton Fields
 

Towns and Cities:
* Alabaster * Birmingham (part in Jefferson Co) * Calera (in Chilton Co)
* Chelsea * Columbiana * Harpersville * Helena (part in Jefferson Co)
* Hoover (part in Jefferson Co) * Indian Springs Village * Indian Valley
* Lake Purdy * Leeds (part in Jefferson Co and St. Clair Co) * Meadowbrook
* Montevallo * Pelham * Saginaw * Vincent (part in St. Clair Co and Talladega Co)
* Westover * Wilsonville * Wilton

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ONLINE DATA

Biographies

Births

Cemeteries

Census Records

Church Records

Death Records

History

Marriage Records

Military Records

Miscellaneous

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

Pioneer Families

 Post Office Data

School Records

Wills and Probate

Website Updates:
February 2015: Bio: O'HARA - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
January 2015: Bio: WEST; Marriage News: ACKER, BRAZELTON, ISACOFF, ARONSON, WADE, HUYETT, GITES, JOWER, NICOLL, PERRY; Death News: DENSON, SHOWERS, BASSETT, WILLIAMS, STRICKLAND, POPE; Sick List: O'HARA, CRIM; Weather News: 1875 tornado; Calamity News: 1875 Columbiana Fire; Crime News: HARRIS
December 2014: Bio: BROWNE, WILSON, MOSLEY
October 2014: 1925 Confederate Pensioners
July 2014: Military: Civilwar: Southern Claims Commission Applicants
April 2014: Bio: FLETCHER - Transcribed by Kim Mohler; Misc: 1886 Water Mills of Shelby County
February 2014: List of Known Newspapers of Shelby County 

Archived Updates 2008 - 2013


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 Surrounding Counties
St. Clair County (northeast)
Talladega County (east)
Coosa County (southeast)
Chilton County (south)
Bibb County (southwest)
Jefferson County (northwest)

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