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Search for ancestors in these free Alabama genealogy search engines,  Search in vast amounts of genealogy records online for the state of Alabama.  All of the following genealogy search engines are free to search and offer a variety of records to aid you in your genealogy research. 


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Search the Alabama RootsWeb Surname List

Locate other genealogy researchers who are looking for the same surnames as you.  The RSL database contains over one million surnames submitted by over 194,000 genealogists.  The location set in the search is Alabama but you can change it to search other states.  More about the RSL

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Mormon Church Records (LDS)

Ellis Island Records Search

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Search for Old Family Bibles

Surname Search Portal

Obituary Search Portal & Newspaper Obituaries

Obituary Indexes & Search Engines

Vital Records Search

Historic Newspapers Online

Social Security Death Index

Today's Famous People Obits

Genealogy of Famous Folks

UK Genealogy Search Engines

US Genealogy Search Engines

Family Coat of Arms

Family Historian News

State Genealogy Records

Census Records

Marriage Records

RootsWeb Search Engines

Prison Inmate Records Search

Genealogical Prison Records

Past Sheriffs of the United States

Sex Offender Search

Most Wanted Criminals and Fugitives

Background Check

National Phone Directory Search

Genealogy Poems

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Alabama Genealogy Research

Alabama Census Records

Alabama Genealogy Databases at Ancestry $

Alabama Genealogy Mailing Lists

Alabama Genealogy Societies

Alabama GenWeb

Alabama History Museums

Alabama Marriage Records

Alabama Marriage Records Before 1825

Alabama Newspaper List

Alabama Newspaper Obituaries

Alabama Obituary Indexes

Alabama Public Records

Alabama Vital Records

Alabama Genealogy Links

Alabama Pioneers

Cherokee County, Alabama Bible Records

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Search Alabama Cemetery Records Database

Database contains over 800,000 user contributed cemetery records.

Cemetery Records Database

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Search Alabama Message Boards

View queries and messages posted by other Alabama genealogy researchers of your surnames.  I have made connections with many genealogy cousins through these message boards.  Post your own queries.  Sometimes you will get an answer right away but you might also get answers years later.  Be sure to use a good e-mail address when you post genealogy queries on the genealogy message boards.

Alabama Genealogy Message Boards at Ancestry

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Alabama - Family History & Genealogy Message Boards

Other Message Boards and Surname Searches

Alabama Genealogy Forum

Surname Community Search

Search 400 Million Names at World Tree

Search Names in Family Trees at WorldConnect

Search USGenWeb Alabama Archives Project

Search in millions of Alabama genealogy records including Bibles, biographies, cemeteries, census, church records, court records, deeds, histories, newspapers, obituaries, maps, photos, vital records, wills and other genealogical records which have been stored at RootsWeb.

The USGenWeb Alabama Archives Project

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Search CensusDiggins Free Genealogy Databases

Search for ancestors at CensusDiggins.  The site provides free transcriptions of census, tax records,, marriage records, Civil War records and some other miscellaneous genealogy databases.  You will find a large database of early Alabama marriage records included in this search.

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Search the Alabama Family Group Sheet Project

Browse and submit family groups sheets of Alabama ancestors. 

A great way to share genealogy.

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Search Alabama GenWeb

Located at RootsWeb, this is the oldest and largest collection of free Alabama genealogy available online.  Organized into county sites, it is a valuable resource to genealogists.  I recommend visiting the site where you can select a county and browse all available genealogy records.  You may try their search engine below but at this time, it doesn't seem to be returning results for all the records they have.

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