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Welcome To Walker County
Alabama
Genealogy and History

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My name is Veneta McKinney and I will be your Walker County host.  I hope to transcribe as much data and get it online as quickly as I can.  If you have anything you wish to share, please don't hesitate to send it in. 
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Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers

If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic web-authoring skills, consider joining us!
Get the details on our Volunteer Page.  If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways.
[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.]
 
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Walker County was established on December 26, 1823, formed from sections of Marion and Tuscaloosa counties. It was named after Senator John Walker, who represented the state of Alabama in the U.S. Senate from 1819 until 1822. Jasper is the county seat, named after Sgt. William Jasper, a Revolutionary War hero.
 
 

Towns and Cities:
* Carbon Hill * Cordova * Curry * Dora * Eldridge * Jasper * Kansas * Nauvoo (part is in Winston County) * Oakman * Parrish * Sipsey * Sumiton *

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Website Updates:

JANUARY 2015
School News: 1922 new teachers
Marriage News; GILBERT, WILLIAMS
Death News: HAMILTON, BROWN, GAMBLE
World War I Draft Registration Cards: VAN HORN, VANSANT, VASSER, VAUGHAN, VAUGHN, VEAZEY, VERDELL, VERNON, VEST, VICE, VICKERY, VICTOR, VICTORY, VICTRY, VIDIL, VILLADSEN, VINCENT, VINES, VAILES, VINING, VINSON, VINTSON, VOIGT, VAILS
JULY - DECEMBER 2014
Crime News: HOOKER, SMITH
Query: SALTER - Submitted by James Collins
Query: GURGANUS - Submitted by Emil Roy Joseph
Obit: PINKSTON - Transcribed by Nancy Overlander
Additional Information for Military: Civilwar: Southern Claims Commission Applicants
World War I Draft Registration Cards: YOUNG, YOUNGER, YOUNGBLOOD, UPSHAW, UPTAIN, UPTON, URIGO, USREY, USERY, UTLEY, UTLY, INGLE, INGRAM, INMAN, IRVIN, IMAN, IRWIN, ISBELL, ISBILL, ISZELL, IVEY, IVY, IVIE, VANCE, VAILS, VANDIVER, VANHORN
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APRIL - JUNE 2014
Bio: REID, LOVETT
Death News: OAKLEY
Sick List News: O'REAR
Misc: Water Mills of Walker County in 1886
Community News: 1884 Jasper Courthouse burned
World War I Draft Registration Card: ATKINS, QUALLS, QUARLES, QUICK, QUICKSEY, QUILLIN, QUINN, QUITMAN, UNDERWOOD, UPSHAW
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JANUARY - MARCH 2014
List of Known Newspapers
Crime News: THRASHER
Crime News: Ballot Box tampering at Carbon Hill
Community News; Carbon Hill Star - 1899
Gossip News: 1895 - Mysterious Digging - COHN, LOLLARD
Disaster News: 1895 - Fire at Carbon Hill
Bio: COLE
 
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 Surrounding Counties
Winston County (north)
Cullman County (northeast)
Blount County (east)
Jefferson County (southeast)
Tuscaloosa Co (southwest)
Fayette County (west)
Marion County (northwest)
Lamar County (southwest)

 

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