Bibb County, Alabama
Genealogy, History & Facts
Bibb County, Alabama Facts
Bibb County (originally called Cahawba County, name was changed to Bibb on Dec. 4, 1820) was created on Feb. 7, 1818 by the Alabama Territorial Legislature and was formed from Monroe County and Montgomery County. Alterations were made to the boundaries in 1818, 1819, 1820, 1821 and 1868.
Bibb County, AL Vital Records
Where can find Bibb County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Bibb County vital records can be found at the Alabama Department of Public Health which has Birth And Death Records from 1908, Marriages from 1936 and Divorce Records from 1950. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Alabama for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Bibb County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Certificates to mail.
Vital Records can also be found in the Bibb County Health Department has Birth Records from 1900 – 1919, Death records from 1900 – 1919. You may go to any county health department in the State of Alabama to obtain a certificates can be issued while you wait.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- Alabama, Birth Records and Christenings, 1881-1930
- USGenweb Archives Alabama Marriage Project
- Alabama, County Marriage Records, 1809-1950
- Alabama, Death Records and Burials, 1881-1952
- Alabama, Death Records, 1908-1974
- Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957
- Alabama Marriage Records, 1800-1969 Database
- Alabama Marriage Records to 1825
- Alabama Death Records, 1908-59
Bibb County, AL Census Records
What Bibb County, AL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Bibb County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Bibb Co. Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Bibb Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bibb Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Bibb Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890.
There are Alabama State censuses from 1820-1866. Also two Alabama Census of Confederate Soldiers for 1907 and 1921. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Alabama Census Records Research Guide
Bibb County, AL Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Bibb County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Bibb County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Alabama courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Alabama residents.
The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Bibb County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Alabama Corthouse Records Research Guide.
- Bibb County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: Centreville, AL 35042
- Phone: (205) 926-4747
- Court Records: 1830
- Divorce Records:
- Bibb County Clerk of Probate Court
- Address: Centreville, AL 35042
- Phone: (205) 926-4747
- Marriage Records: 1820 (Marriages issued prior to 1936)
- Probate Records: 1830
- Land Records: 1818
- Some Early Bibb County, Alabama Court Records
- The Stacy Legacy has many bibb county alabama documents/images/and transcriptions
- Alabama, Homestead and Cash Entry Patents, Pre-1908
- Index to Alabama Wills, 1808-1870
- Alabama, Convict Records, 1886-1952
- Alabama, Voter Registration Records, 1867
- Bibb County USGenWeb Archives Project
- BLM Land Records
Bibb County, AL Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Bibb County, AL?
A list of Bibb County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Alabama Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Bibb County Heritage Association, Route 1, Box 147, Brierfield, AL 35035
- Centerville-Brent Public Library , Phone 205-926-4736
- ALBIBB. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Bibb County, Alabama. To subscribe send “subscribe” to firstname.lastname@example.org (mail mode) or email@example.com (digest mode).
- Bibb. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Bibb County, Alabama. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bibb/ or by sending the following to firstname.lastname@example.org: subscribe
- Alabama Genealogical Society, c/o Samford University Library, AGS Depository and Headquarters, 800 Lakeshore Drive, P.O. Box 2296, Birmingham, AL 35229-0001
- Alabama Department of Archives & History, 624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100; Phone: (334) 242-4435
Where can I connect with other Bibb County, AL Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Alabama Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Alabama State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Bibb County, Alabama Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Bibb County, Alabama Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Bibb County, AL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Bibb County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is just a list that has been compiled or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.