Marshall County, Alabama Records
Marshall County, Alabama (Map It) was created on January 9, 1836 from Jackson County and Blount County and Cherokee Cession of 1836. Marshall county was named in honor of John Marshall (1755–1835), Chief Justice of the United States 1801–1835.
Marshall County is bordered by Jackson County (northeast), DeKalb County (east), Etowah County (southeast), Blount County (south), Cullman County (southwest), Morgan County (west), Madison County (northwest).
Marshall County Cities and Towns include Albertville, Arab, Boaz, Douglas, Grant, Horton, Guntersville, Union Grove.
A Map of Marshall County, Alabama contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries. There is a collection of old Alabama maps at MapGeeks.org
Marshall County, Alabama Courthouse Records
Marshall County, AL Courthouse
The Marshall County Courthouse is located in Guntersville, Alabama. The County Seat was established in 1836 at Claysville, moved to Marshall in 1838, to Warrenton in 1841, and finally located at Guntersville in 1848.
Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Marshall county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Marshall County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from ? and has Divorce Records prior to 1950.
- Marshall County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1836, Probate Records from 1843 and Land Records from 1836.
- Marshall County Revenue Commissioner's Office maintains County tax records. These records are usually arranged by legal description and are not indexed.
- Marshall County Health Department has Birth Records from N/A, Death records from N/A.
Marshall County, Alabama Census Records
- Learn More: State of Alabama Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Population Schedules: 1820-1866, 1867
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Marshall County, Alabama Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Alabama Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from January 1908 to present.
- Marriage Records: from August 1936 to present.
- Divorce Records: from January 1950 to present.
- Locations: Alabama Office of Vital Statistics, The RSA Tower, 201 Monroe Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104.
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Certificate Applications.
Marshall County, Alabama Resources
- State of Alabama Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Alabama
- Guntersville Historical Society
- Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society
- Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society
- Guntersville Public Library
- Marshall County, Alabama Message Boards
Marshall County, Alabama External Links
- Alabama Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Marshall County, Alabama Books - Amazon
- Marshall Co., Alabama - FindaGrave
- Alabama Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Marshall Co. ALGenweb
- Alabama Newspaper Archives (1813 - 2003)
- Marshall County, Alabama Links - Cyndi's List
- Marshall County, Alabama Ancestry Database Collections
- Marshall County, Alabama Military Records