Location: Baldwin County AL

Journey of Bartram Through Alabama

William Bartram, the botanist, passed through the Creek nation, and went from thence to Mobile. He found that that town extended back from the river nearly half a mile. Some of the houses were vacant, and others were in ruins. Yet a few good buildings were inhabited by the French gentlemen, and others by refined emigrants of Ireland, Scotland, England, and the Northern British Colonies. The Indian trade was under management of Messrs. Swanson and McGillivray. They conducted an extensive commerce with the Chickasaws, Choctaws, and Creeks. Their buildings were commodious, and well arranged for that purpose. The principal houses of the French were of brick, of one story, of a square form, and on a large scale, embracing courts in their rears. Those of the lower classes were made of strong cypress frames, filled in with plaster. Major Farmar, one of the most respectable inhabitants of West Florida, who formerly had much to do with the colonial government, resided at Tensaw, in sight of the present Stockton, where once lived the tribe of Tensaw Indians. The bluff sustained not only his extensive improvements, but the dwellings of many French families, chiefly his tenants, while his extensive plantations lay up and down the Tensaw River, on the western side. Indeed, all up that river, and particularly on the western branch, were many well cultivated plantations, belonging to various settlers,...

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The Creek War – Indian Wars

In the spring of the year 1812, the southern Indian tribal were visited by the bold and enterprising Tecumseh. His stirring appeals to their patriotism and valor were heard with attention, and he succeeded in stimulating them to open hostility. It is to be regretted that no specimen of the orations of this great Indian have been preserved. Judging from their effects, they would be ranked among the highest models of true eloquence. Tecumseh particularly appealed to the powerful Creek nation. These Indians had long been on friendly terms with the whites, and a portion of them were, therefore,...

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Baldwin County, Alabama Marriage Records

The following information details the Baldwin County Alabama Marriage Records available online. Hosted at Alabama USGenWeb Archives Project Marriages To 1825, Baldwin, Alabama 1900 – 1906 Marriages, Baldwin, Alabama 1907 – 1912 Marriages, Baldwin, Alabama 1913 – 1917 Marriages, Baldwin, Alabama 1918 – 1921 Marriages, Baldwin, Alabama 1922 – 1929 Marriages, Baldwin, Alabama 1930 – 1938 Marriages, Baldwin, Alabama 1939 – 1943 Marriages, Baldwin, Alabama 1944 – 1945 Marriages, Baldwin, Alabama 1946 – 1947 Marriages, Baldwin, Alabama 1948 – 1950 Marriages, Baldwin, Alabama Durden, Mary E. – Ray, John B. December 29 1889 Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920 $ This database is a collection of marriage records from the state between 1809 and 1920. Researchers will find the names of both bride and groom along with the marriage date. Baldwin, 1845-1889 Alabama Marriages, 1800-1969 $ Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library Baldwin, 1810-1825, 1845-1889,...

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Baldwin County, Alabama Census Records

Baldwin County was formed in 1809 from Washington County. Washington County, Alabama Census Records 1820 Baldwin County, Alabama Census Hosted at Tracking Your Roots 1820 State Census of Baldwin County, AL 1830 Baldwin County, Alabama Census Free 1830 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1830 Baldwin County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Baldwin County Genealogical Society 1830 Census record index 1830 Census record Hosted at US-Census.org 1830 Baldwin Co. Images Hosted at Tracking Your Roots 1830 Baldwin County, AL Census (pdf) Hosted at Clark’s Deep South Genealogy 1830 Census Images Hosted at Census Guide 1830 U.S. Census Guide 1840 Baldwin County, Alabama Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1840 Baldwin County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Baldwin County Genealogical Society 1840 Census record Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Baldwin County, Alabama Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1850 Baldwin County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Baldwin County, Alabama USGenWeb Archives Project Baldwin County, Alabama: 1850 Census Index Baldwin Co, Al 1850 Federal Census Part 1 Of 4 Baldwin Co, Al 1850 Federal Census Part 2 Of 4 Baldwin Co, Al...

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Baldwin County, Alabama Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Hosted at Baldwin County, USGenWeb Archives Project Bankester Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Blakeley Cemetery, Blakeley, Baldwin, Alabama Bromley Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Buzbee Cemetery – Baldwin Co., Al Byrd Cemetery, Stapleton, Al Baldwin County Chastang Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Cook Memorial Presbyterian Chapel Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Cooper Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Crossroads Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Durant Chapel Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Gideons Family Cemetery, East Of Bay Minette, Baldwin County, Al Hinote Cemetery, Old Brady Rd., Styx River, Monroe County, Alabama John H. White Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Johnson Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Latham Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Magnolia Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Montgomery Hill Baptist Church Ceme3tery, Baldwin, Alabama New Home Cemetery , (Baldwin County), Lottie, Alabama Community Cemetery, Orange Beach, Baldwin County, Alabama Pine Grove Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Pitman Cemetery – Baldwin Co. Alabama Rosinton United Methodist Church Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Saluda Hill Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Shell Banks Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Shipp Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Sibley Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Stapleton Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama St. Margaret’s Catholic Church Cemetery; Baldwin County, Alabama United Methodist Church, Baldwin County, Lottie, Alabama William Weatherford Memorial Park, Baldwin, Alabama Witt Brown Cemetery, Baldwin, Alabama Hosted at Lisa’s Cemetery Site Saluda Hill Cemetery, Blakeley, Baldwin Co., AL...

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