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Location: Geneva County AL

Native American History of Geneva County, Alabama

Geneva County is located in southeastern Alabama. When created by the Alabama legislature in 1868, a Walter H. Yonge, a native of Switzerland suggested that it be named after Geneva, Switzerland. Its county seat is also named Geneva. It is bordered on the south by Holmes County, FL and on the southwest by Walton County, FL. To the northeast is Dale County, AL and northwest is Coffee County, AL. Houston County, AL is to the east, while Covington County, AL is to the west. The Choctawhatchee River flows through the center of Geneva County and flows southward into Holmes County, Florida. Much of Geneva County is in its drainage basin. The original Creek name of the Choctawhatchee River was probably, Chakato-hachi (=Chatot River,) but was misinterpreted by English-speaking settlers to be Choctawhatchee. The Choctawhatchee’s main tributaries in Geneva County are Double Bridge Creek, which joins the river just north of the town of Geneva and the Pea River, which joins the river just south of the town of Geneva. The Gulf Coastal Plain stretching from Mobile, AL to Cedar Key, FL was known as Am-Ixchel by Native Americans, when first explored by the Spaniards in the 1500s. The word was written as Amichel in Castilian and means “Place of the Moon Goddess” in Chontal Maya. This evidence along with many surviving Itza and Chontal Maya place names in Georgia...

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Geneva County, Alabama Census Records

  1860 Geneva County, Alabama Census Free 1860 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1860 Geneva County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1860 U.S. Census Guide 1870 Geneva County, Alabama Census Free 1870 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1870 Geneva County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Grandpa’s Silver Trunk 1870 Geneva County Census Hosted at Census Guide 1870 U.S. Census Guide 1880 Geneva County, Alabama Census Free 1880 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1880 Geneva County, Census (images and index) 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Mark Grace’s Genealogy Pages 1880 Geneva County Alabama Census Hosted at Grandpa’s Silver Trunk 1880 Geneva County Census Hosted at Census Guide 1880 U.S. Census Guide 1890 Geneva County, Alabama Census Free 1890 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1890 Veterans Schedule $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1890 U.S. Census Guide 1900 Geneva County, Alabama Census Free 1900 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1900 Geneva County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Mark Grace’s Genealogy Pages 1900 Geneva County Alabama Census Precinct Index Hosted at Census Guide...

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Geneva 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 Geneva County, USGenWeb Archives Project Bethesda Baptist Church, Geneva Co., Al Black City Cemetery, Geneva Co., AL Corner Creek Cemetery, Geneva, Alabama Davis Cemetery, Geneva County, Alabama Fellowship Church Cemetery, Geneva, Alabama Geneva County, Alabama – Flat Creek Assembly Of God Hall-Sasser Cemetery, Geneva, Alabama Geneva County, Al ~ ~ New Hinson Baptist Church Cemetery Hurricane Church Cemetery, Geneva, Alabama Geneva County, Alabama – Limesprings Cemetery Macedonian Cemetery, Geneva County, Alabama Geneva County, Alabama – Mt. Gilead 8 Mile Church Cemetery Panther Creek Cemetery – Geneva Co., Al Geneva County, Alabama – Reese Cemetery Geneva County, Alabama – Old Sardis Cemetery Upper Corner Creek Cemetery, Geneva, Alabama Weeks Assembly Of God Cemetery, Geneva County, Alabama Wesley Methodist Church Cemetery, Geneva County, Alabama Wesley Methodist Church Cemetery – Geneva Co., Al Wright’s Creek Church Cemetery – Geneva Co., Al Hosted at Lisa’s Cemetery Site Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery Hosted at Geneva County, Alabama Genealogy Adoniram Cemetery Carter Family Cemetery Crews Cemetery Dannelly Cemetery Eunola Cemetery Flat Creek Cemetery Hinson Cemetery Martin Cemetery McDuffie Cemetery Millville Church Mt. Gilead Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Near Pleasant Home Church Oak Grove Cemetery Old Sardis Cemetery Pate Cemetery Pilgrims Rest Church Pondtown Church Purvis...

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