Family Maps of Greene County, Alabama

Family Maps of Greene County, Alabama
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Family Maps of Greene County, Alabama

by Gregory A. Boyd, J.D.         384 pages with 107 total maps

Locating original landowners in maps has never been an easy task-until now. This volume in the Family Maps series contains newly created maps of original landowners (patent maps) in what is now Greene County, Alabama, gleaned from the indexes of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. But it offers much more than that. For each township in the county, there are two additional maps accompanying the patent map: a road map and a map showing waterways, railroads, and both modern and many historical city-centers and cemeteries.

Included are indexes to help you locate what you are looking for, whether you know a person's name, a last name, a place-name, or a cemetery. The combination of maps and indexes are designed to aid researchers of American history or genealogy to explore frontier neighborhoods, examine family migrations, locate hard-to-find cemeteries and towns, as well as locate land based on legal descriptions found in old documents or deeds.

The patent-maps are essentially plat maps but instead of depicting owners for a particular year, these maps show original landowners, no matter when the transfer from the federal government was completed. Dates of patents typically begin near the time of statehood and run into the early 1900s.


List of Details Found Below . . .
  What's Mapped in his book?
  What YEARS are these maps for?
  What Cities and Towns are in Greene County, Alabama (and in this book)?
  Acts of Congress Authorizing . . .
  Indexes in this book
  Reviews by the Experts . . .
  Surnames found in this book
  Book Specifications



What's Mapped in this book (that you'll not likely find elsewhere) . . .
    5972 Parcels of Land
  (with original landowner names and patent-dates labeled in the relevant map)

    126 Cemeteries

    plus . . .
    Roads, and existing Rivers, Creeks, Streams, Railroads, and Small-towns (including some historical), etc.

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What YEARS are these maps for?
Here are the counts for parcels of land mapped, by the decade in which the corresponding land patents were issued:
DecadeParcel-count
1820s1309
1830s4933
1840s88
1850s128
1860s24
1880s3
1890s21
1900s21
1910s19
1920s266
1930s1
1950s16
1960s5
1970s4
1990s1


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What Cities and Towns are in Greene County, Alabama (and in this book)?
Allison, Birdeye, Boligee, Braggville, Clinton, Crawford Fork, Eutaw, Five Points, Forkland, Fowler, Gosa, Guinea, Hycutt, Jackson Quarters, Jena, Knoxville, Lewiston, Lizzieville, Mantua, McClure, Merriwether, Miller, Morrows Grove, Mount Hebron, New Mount Hebron, New West Greene, Pleasant Ridge, Ridge, Rosemont, Snoddy, Thornhill, Tishabee, Union, Walden Quarters, West Greene

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Acts of Congress Authorizing the Land Patents in this book:
   April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
   May 20, 1862: Homestead EntryOriginal (12 Stat. 392)
   NA: Sale-Title 32 Chapter 7 (RS 2353 43 USC 672)
   September 28, 1850: ScripWarrant Act of 1850 (9 Stat. 520)


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Indexes in this book

-Surnames in the County
  * number of times each Surname occurs

-Surname/Township Index
  * every Surname and the frequency in which each appears in relevant Township-level Maps

-Full-Name Index (of Original Landowners) for each Township

-Populated Places

-Cemeteries

-Multi-Patentees (Groups of people who acquired land together)

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Reviews by the Experts
What they are saying about the Family Maps series:
  • instant gratification! - Elizabeth Shown Mills, Author, Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace
  • incredible on-going series . . . - Christine Rose, Author, Courthouse Research for Family Historians
  • must have publications . . . - Dick Eastman, Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
  • a great service . . . - Sharon Tate Moody, former President, Association of Professional Genealogists



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SURNAMES found in this Book:
ABERNATHY, ADAIR, ADAMS, ADCOCK, ALDRIDGE, ALEXANDER, ALFORD, ALLEN, ALLFORD, ALSOBROOK, ALSTON, AMBERS, ANDERSON, ARCHIBALD, ARRINGTON, ASHBAY, ASHFORD, ATKINSON, ATKISON, AURTRY, AZAM, BAGGS, BAILEY, BAINES, BAINS, BAKER, BALDWIN, BALL, BALTON, BANKS, BARNES, BARNET, BARNETT, BARTON, BASKIN, BASKINS, BATES, BATTLE, BAZER, BEALE, BEALL, BEALLE, BEAM, BEAZLEY, BEGGS, BELL, BENNET, BENNETT, BENTON, BETTIS, BEVIL, BIGGS, BILLINGS, BILLINGSLEY, BILLOPS, BIRMINGHAM, BIZZLE, BLACK, BLACKWELL, BLAKELEY, BLAKELY, BLEAKLEY, BLOCKER, BLOUNT, BLUNT, BOLLING, BOLTON, BONCHILLON, BOND, BONDS, BONNELL, BORDEN, BOTTOM, BOUCHILLON, BOUNDS, BOWDON AND BRADFORD, BOYD, BOYKIN, BOZMAN, BRADFORD, BRAGG, BRANDON, BRANTLEY, BRANTLY, BRASFIELD, BRASSFIELD, BREADY, BREWTON, BRIDGES, BRIDGWAY, BRIM, BROADDUS, BRODUS, BROWN, BROWNE, BROWNING, BROWNLEE, BRUGG, BRUISTLE, BRYAN, BRYANT, BUCHANAN, BUFORD, BULLARD, BURNETT, BURNS, BURROUGHS, BURROW, BURTON, BUTAND, BUTLER, BYRD, CALDWELL, CALLAHAM, CALLER, CALVERT, CAMATHAN, CAMERON, CAMMACK, CAMPBELL, CAMRON, CANFIELD, CANNON, CARAWAY, CARLETON, CARLISLE, CARNATHAN, CARNES, CAROTHERS, CARPENTER, CARRAWAY, CARROWAY, CARSON, CARTEE, CARTER, CARTIE, CARVER, CASPER, CATHEY, CAUFIELD, CAULFIELD, CHAMBERS, CHAMBLEE, CHANCE, CHANCEY, CHANDRON, CHAPMAN, CHERRY, CHILDERS, CHILDRESS, CHILES, CHIPMAN, CHRISTOPHER, CHUN, CHURCH, CLARK, CLEMENTS, CLEVELAND, CLINTON, COATES, COBB, COCHRAN, COCKERAL, COCKERELL, COCKREL, COCKRELE, COCKRELL, COCKRILL, COFFIELD, COLE, COLEMAN, COLGIN, COLLIER, COLLINS, COLSON, COLVIN, CONAWAY, CONNER, CONNOR, COOK, COOKE, COOKSEY, COOPER, CORBIN, CORDER, CORK, COTTLES, COTTON, COULTER, COURSON, COWAN, COX, CRAFT, CRAIG, CRAWFORD, CRAWLEY, CREEL, CRENSHAW, CRESWELL, CRESWELL AND JOHNSTON, CRIDILLE, CRISWELL, CROCKER, CROFT, CROSWELL, CROW, CULBERTSON, CULPEPPER, CULVERTSON, CURETON, CURRY, DABNEY, DALLERHIDE, DANIEL, DAVENPORT, DAVIDSON, DAVIS, DAVISON, DAWSON, DE GRAFFENREID, DEAL, DEARMAN, DECAVE, DEGRAFFENNID, DEGRAFFENRIED, DEGRAFFINREID, DEMOPOLIS FEMALE ACADEMY, DENNIS, DENTON, DERDEN, DESPORTES, DEW, DOLLERHIDE, DONALDSON, DONELSON, DOOL, DOROUGH, DORROH, DORROUGH, DOSS, DOWNS, DRIVER, DRUMMOND, DUE, DUKE, DUNCAN, DUNFORD, DUNLAP, DUNN, EARBEE, EASTER, EATMAN, EDDINS, EDGE, EDWARDS, EEDS, EILANDS, ELDRIDGE, ELLIOTT, ELLIS, EMBERSON, ESTER, ESTES, ESTIS, EVANS, EVERETT, EVERITT, EZELL, FAIN, FARMER, FAURIS, FELTS, FERGUSON, FERRIS, FIELDS, FIFE, FILES, FILTS, FINCH, FISHER, FITZ, FLEMING, FLEMMING, FLOWERS, FORD, FORNEY, FORNIER, FORSTER, FORT, FORTSON, FOSTER, FOWLER, FOX, FRANKLIN, FRANKS, FREDERICK, FREE, FREEMAN, FRIEND, FUGHLMAN, FULGHAM, FULLER, GAIRY, GAITHER, GAMEL, GAMMELL, GAMMIL, GAMMILL, GANDY, GARDNER, GARESCHES, GARVIN, GARY, GATES, GENRICK, GENWICK, GEORGE, GIBBES, GIBBS, GIFFORD, GILES, GILL, GILLASPIE, GILLEN, GILLESPIE, GILMORE, GLADNEY, GLOVER, GLOVER AND GAINES, GOCY, GOODLOW, GOORE, GORDON, GORE, GOSA, GOULD, GRACE, GRAFFENRIED, GRAHAM, GRAY, GREEN, GREENE, GREENLEE, GREENWOOD, GREGORY, GRIFFIN, GROCE, GRUBBS, GUINN, GUNNELS, HAGOOD, HAIL, HAILE, HALE, HALL, HALSEY, HAMILTON, HAMLETT, HAMMETT, HAMMITT, HAMPTON, HANCOCK, HANEL, HANNA, HANNAH, HARKNESS, HARRELL, HARRIL, HARRILL, HARRIS, HARRISON, HARRY, HARTNESS, HATTER, HAYES, HAYLE, HAYNES, HAYS, HEARN, HEARNE, HEMPHILL, HENDERSON, HENDRIX, HENLEY, HENRY, HERNDON, HIBLER, HICKS, HIGGINBOTHAM, HILL, HILT, HINDS, HINES, HINTON, HITT, HOBSON, HODGES, HOLDER, HOLERMAN, HOLLAND, HOLT, HOOD, HOPKINS, HORTON, HOUPT, HOWEL, HOWELL, HUBBARD, HUDNAL, HUDNALL, HUFFMAN, HUGHES, HUNDLEY, HUNDON, HUNT, HUNTER, HUSBANDS, HUTCHCROFT, HUTCHENS, HUTTON, INGE, JACKSON, JAMES, JARVIS, JAY, JAYNE, JEFFERS, JEFFRES, JEFFREYS, JEFFRIES, JEMISON, JENNINGS, JETTON, JOHNSON, JOHNSTON, JOLLY, JONES, JORDAN, JOURDAN, KEA, KEAR, KEATON, KEE, KEELER, KELLET, KELLETT, KENNARD, KENNEDY, KENNON, KERKLAND, KIER, KILLETT, KIMBROUGH, KING, KIRKLAND, KIRKPATRICK, KIRKSEY, KNIGHTEN, KNOTT, KNOX, KORNEGAY, KUHN, KYLE, LAJONIE, LAMB, LAMBUTH, LAND, LANDRUM, LANE, LANGSTON, LAVENDER, LAVINDER, LAWSON, LAY, LEA, LEATHERWOOD, LEAVELL, LEAVENS, LEE, LEOPARD, LEWIS, LILES, LIPSCOMB, LITTLE, LOFTIN, LOFTON, LOGAN, LONG, LONGGON, LOVE, LOW, LOWE, LOWRY, LUMMUS, LYON, MADDEN, MADOR, MAHAFFEY, MALONE, MANGON, MANN, MANS, MARCH, MARCUM, MARR, MARSHALL, MARTEN, MARTIN, MASON, MASSA, MASSEY, MATTHEWS, MAWHINNEY, MAXWELL, MAY, MAYES, MAYO, MAYS, MCALISTER, MCALLISTER AND JOHNSON, MCALPIN, MCALPINE, MCANULTY, MCCALL, MCCARTER, MCCARTNEY, MCCOLLUM, MCCORD, MCCOWN, MCCOY, MCCRACKAN, MCCRACKEN, MCCRACKIN, MCCRAKEN, MCCRORY, MCCULLEY, MCDANIEL, MCDONALD, MCDOW, MCDOWELL, MCENTIRE, MCFARLAND, MCGARITY, MCGARRITY, MCGEEHE, MCGEHEE, MCGHEE, MCGIFFART, MCGIFFERT, MCGIFFORD, MCGILL, MCGOWAN, MCGRAW, MCGREN, MCGREW, MCGRIFFORD, MCINTIRE, MCKAY, MCKEE, MCKENEY, MCKINNEY, MCKINNY, MCKOWN, MCLANE, MCLAUGHLIN, MCLAUREN, MCLAURIN, MCLEAN, MCMILLAN, MCNEELY, MCNEISS, MCPHAIL, MCREYNOLDS, MCRIGHT, MCSHAN, MCWHINNEY, MEADE, MEADOR, MEANS, MEARS, MEDDERS, MEDLIN, MELTON, MERIWEATHER, MERIWETHER, MERRILL, MERRIWEATHER, MERRIWETHER, MERRYWEATHER, MESLIER, MILLER, MINOR, MINSHEW, MINTER, MITCHELL, MIXON, MIZE, MOBLEY, MOORE, MORGAN, MORRAH, MORRIS, MORRISON, MORROH, MORROW, MULLENS, MURPHEY, MURPHRY, MURPHY, MURRAY, MYERS, NEAL, NEEDHAM, NEEL, NEILL, NELSON, NEVILLE, NEWELL, NEWSOM, NEWTON, NICHOLAS, NICHOLS, NIX, NOLAND, NOLES, NORSWORTHY, NORWOOD, ODEN, OLDHAM, ONEAL, OSBORN, OTTERSON, OTTS, OVERSTREET, OWEN, PACE, PACK, PALMER, PARHAM, PARK, PARKER, PARKS, PARRAM, PARSONS, PATE, PATRICK, PATTERSON, PATTON, PAUL, PEARSALL, PEARSON, PERRY, PERTEEL, PETERSON, PETTAGREW, PETTEGREW, PETTIGREW, PETTY, PHARES, PHARRES, PHILIPS, PHILLIPS, PICKENS, PIERCE, PIPEN, PIPIN, PIPPIN, PITTIGREW, POLLARD, POPE, PORTER, POWELL, PREUIT, PREWETT, PREWITT, PRICE, PRICHARD, PRINCE, PRITCHARD, PRUIT, PUCKETT, PULLEN, PULLIN, PURNELL, QUARLES, RAINEY, RAINWATER, RANDOLPH, RANEY, RASBERRY, RASPBERRY, RAVESIES, RAVISIES, RAY, REACHER, RED, REED, REEVES, REID, RENCHER, REYNOLDS, RICE, RICHARDS, RICHARDSON, RIDDLE, RIDDLE AND FLEMMING, RIDGEWAY, RIDGWAY, RILEY, ROBERTS, ROBERTSON, ROBINSON, ROBISON, ROBUCK, RODEN, RODIN, ROE, ROGER, ROGERS, RONIE, ROPER, ROSS, ROUQUIER, RUSBURRY, RUSHING, RUSSEL, RUSSELL, RUTHERFORD, RUTLIDGE, SADLER, SAFFELL, SAFFOLD, SAGNIER, SAMFORD, SAMPLE, SANDEFORD, SANDERFORD, SANDERS, SANDFORD, SANDIFORD, SANFORD, SAUNDERS, SAVAGE, SCARBOROUGH, SCISM, SCOTT, SCOTT SIMS AND CO, SCRARS, SEARS, SEAY, SELLERS, SHAMBLEE, SHAW, SHELTON, SHEPHERD, SHERRID, SHERROD, SHILLING, SHIRLEY, SHOEMAKER, SIMMS, SIMPSON, SIMS, SIMS BANKS AND COMPANY, SKINNER, SLAYTON, SMALL, SMITH, SNEDECOR, SNEDICOR, SNIDICOR, SNODDY, SORSBY, SORSLEY, SPEARS, SPEED, SPENCE, SPENCER, SPIDLE, SPRINGER, STACKS, STAFFORD, STAGGS, STANTON, STEBBINS, STEEL, STEELE, STEPHENS, STEVENS, STEVENSON, STEWART, STICKNEY, STINSON, STONE, STOREY, STORY, STRAIT, STREET, STRICKLAND, STRINGFELLON, STRINGFELLOW, SUGG, SUGGS, SULLIVAN, SUMMERS, SUMMY, SUMRELL, SWANN, SWILLEY, SWINSON, TALBOT, TALIAFERRO, TANDY, TANKERSLEY, TANN, TANNAHILL, TANNEHILL, TANNER, TARBUTTON, TATE, TAYLOE, TAYLOR, TEER, TEERS, TEMPLETON, TERRIER, TERRILL, THACK, THOMAS, THOMPSON, THOMSON, THORN, THORNELL, THORNTON, THRASH, TIER, TILLMAN, TILMAN, TINDAL, TODD, TORSBY, TOWNSEND, TRUSSELL, TURNER, TUTT, TYNES, TYREE, UPCHURCH, VALENTINE, VALLENTINE, VANCE, VANDAGRAFF, VANDEGRAFF, VAUGHAN, VAUGLESAUX, VERNON, VIOLLE, WADE, WADKINS, WALDROP, WALDROPE, WALKER, WALLACE, WALLER, WALTON, WARD, WARDLAW, WARDLOW, WARREN, WATKINS, WATSON, WATT, WATTS, WEAVER, WEIR, WELLS, WERNYSS, WEST, WHITE, WHITEHEAD, WHITSETT, WHITSITT, WHITWORTH, WIER, WIGGEN, WILBANKS, WILCOX, WILDER, WILKS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSON, WILLIES, WILLIS, WILLS, WILSON, WINBORNE, WINN, WINSTAD, WINSTEAD, WINSTON, WITHERS, WOLSTENHOLME, WOOD, WOODWARD, WOOLLEY, WOOTEN, WORSHAM, WRENN, WRIGHT, WYNNE, YAGER, YARRELL, YATES, YEATES, YOUNG, ZIMMERMAN


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Book Specifications
Binding OptionCopyright YearDimensionsISBNISBN13
Paperback20138-5/16" x 10-3/4"14203205809781420320589
Spiral-bound20138-1/2" x 11" (plus coil)14203055739781420305586
Hardbound20138-1/2" x 11"14203055819781420305586


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