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Familysearch.org offers an index entitled Alabama Births and Christenings, 1881-1930. There are only four records listed for between 1900 and 1930 in this database due to privacy laws. The database has less than 6,500 records in total.
Here are a few of the online databases that could aid your search:
Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950
Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957
Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969
Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 (Selected Counties)
Alabama Marriages to 1825
DeKalb County, Alabama Marriage Index, 1836-1916
Death CertificatesState wide registration of deaths in Alabama began in 1908. However, many counties have records that start as early as 1881 and are held at the local county level. Due to privacy laws in the state of Alabama, death certificates are available for deaths that have occurred no less that 25 years prior to the current date. So if your ancestor died between 1908 and 1990 you can order their death certificate for a fee of $15.00. Death certificates less than 25 years old may be obtained only by the following persons, upon payment of the proper fee ($15.00):
- mother or father of person named on certificate
- husband or wife of person named on certificate
- son or daughter of person named on certificate
- sister or brother of person named on certificate
- grandchild of person named on certificate when demonstrating entitlement
- legal representative of family or estate
- informant listed on death certificate as providing information
Center for Health Statistics
State Dept. of Public Health
P.O. Box 5625
Montgomery, AL 36103-5625
Alabama Department of Public Health website
- Name of deceased
- Death date and place
- Last residence
- Burial date and place
- Birth date and place
- Names of parents
- Name of spouse
Sources:Alabama Department of Public Health Website at http://adph.org/vitalrecords/.
"Alabama Births and Christenings, 1881-1930." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
"Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Department of Health, Montgomery.
Alabama Deaths, 1908-59 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
Alabama Divorce Index, 1950-1959 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.