Alabama Family History Societies(A-B)

This section lists the state-wide associations from Alabama to Tennessee Valley.  It then lists the county association of Autauga giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

Statewide and Regional Societies

County Societies


Alabama Genealogical Society

The association was chartered in 1958 and its aims are to encourage and support family history research by its members, to collect and preserve records relating to the state, to publish records, to bring genealogists together and to use its activities to assist members to obtain enjoyment and satisfaction.

It serves all 67 counties of Alabama and is the only association to do so.

Searchable Resources are available, comprising:

  • AGS Hall of Honour
  • First Families Certificates Surname Index
  • Loose Records Project Web Index (LRPW)
  • Searchable index to Sketches of Alabama Towns and Counties - Volumes 1, 2 and 3

It also has details of their publications, which include the AGS Magazine which is published twice a year and the AGS newsletter, published quarterly.


Northeast Alabama Genealogical Society

The society serves the following counties:

  • Blount
  • Calhoun
  • Cherokee
  • Clay
  • DeKalb
  • Etowah
  • Marshall
  • Randolph
  • St. Clair
  • Talladega

Their site has details of Genealogy Resources, which includes on-line and off-line resources.   It also has details of their books and publications for sale.


Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1966 to encourage and support the study of family history and genealogy, especially in the Tennessee Valley area.  

Many publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Ancestor Charts
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Transcripts
  • Death Notices
  • Early History of Madison Co.
  • Map: Revolutionary War Soldiers and Patriots Buried in Madison Co.
  • Marriages
  • Land Records
  • Minutes of the Baptist Church of Jesus Christ on Paint Rock River and Larkin Fork, Jackson Co.
  • Wills Index

A list of the First Families of Tennessee Valley is accessible on their site.



Autauga Genealogical Society

The aim of the society is to promote, collect and preserve records relating to the genealogy and history of Autauga County.  Their primary focus is on the old counties of Autauga, Elmore and Chilton.  A history of the area is available, along with historical photos. 

Some publications are sold by the Society, which include: 

  • 1850 and 1860 Federal Census Transcripts
  • Autauga Co. Heritage Book
  • Back Issues of Autauga Ancestry Magazine 1991-2011
  • Births and Deaths 1908-1916
  • Cemetery Records
  • Marriages
  • Testate and In-Testate Records during the 1800s

Links to other sites you may find of use are available on the site.


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