Family Maps of Calhoun County, Alabama

Family Maps of Calhoun County,  Alabama
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Family Maps of Calhoun County, Alabama

by Gregory A. Boyd, J.D.         286 pages with 77 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 Calhoun 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 Calhoun 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) . . .
    3981 Parcels of Land
  (with original landowner names and patent-dates labeled in the relevant map)

    59 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
1820s21
1830s1231
1840s585
1850s1060
1860s176
1870s56
1880s431
1890s293
1900s61
1910s52
1920s14


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What Cities and Towns are in Calhoun County, Alabama (and in this book)?
Abernathy (historical), Adelia (historical), Alexandria, Allsop, Angel, Anniston, Asberry, Beasley (historical), Bera (historical), Bethel, Betta-Life, Blue Eye (historical), Blue Mountain, Blue Pond, Blue Springs, Blue Springs (historical), Boiling Spring, Boiling Springs, Bonny Brook, Booker T City, Boozer (historical), Bruner (historical), Brutonville, Burns, Burns Crossroad, Bush, Bynum, Cane Creek, Cane Creek (historical), Cedar Springs, Cheaha Acres, Chigger Ridge (historical), Chinnabee (historical), Choccolocco, Clark (historical), Cochran Springs (historical), Coldwater, Collins (historical), Colvins Gap, Colwell, Couch, Crystal Springs, Dailey (historical), De Soto Manor, DeArmanville, Douthrittville (historical), Duke, Eastaboga, Eastwood, Eulaton, Forest Hills, Four Mile, Francis, Friendship, Gauldinville, Germania Springs (historical), Golden Springs, Goshen (historical), Grayton, Greenwood, Hallingworth, Halls Chapel, Harmony, Hebron (historical), Hicks, Hill Top (historical), Hillcrest, Hobson City, Holley Crossroads, Hollingsworth, Holly Springs, House (historical), Ingram Wells, Irene (historical), Iron City, Jacksonville, Jenkins, Jo Dell, Joseph Springs, June Bug (historical), Kearney (historical), Knightens Crossroads, Knoxville, Ladiga, Lakeview, Laney, Laney, Lardent, Leatherwood, Lenlock, Letchers, Leydens Mill, Lowrimores Crossroads, Mack (historical), Macon, Mahlep, Maxwellborn, McCullars (historical), McKibben, Meade (historical), Meadowbrook, Mechanicsville, Melrose, Merrellton, Middleton, Midway (historical), Millie (historical), Minden (historical), Mink (historical), Mitchellville, Morrisville, Mount Gilead (historical), Mount Olive, Mount Polk, Nances Creek, New Haven, New Liberty, Oak Grove (historical), Oak Level, Ohatchee, Old Davisville, Old Goshen Center (historical), Otipalin (historical), Ottery, Oxanna, Oxford, Parkwood, Peaceburg, Peeks Hill (historical), Pelham Heights, Philadelphia, Piedmont, Piedmont Springs, Pleasant Ridge, Pleasant Valley (historical), Polkville (historical), Possum Trot, Post Oak, Prices, Prickettville, Rabbittown, Ragan Chapel, Reads Mill, Roy Webb, Rudd (historical), Saks, Sherman Heights, Spring Valley, Sulphur Springs, Sulphur Springs, Tallaseehatchee (historical), Tarsus, Tarsus (historical), Ten Islands, Timmons Springs (historical), Tooktocaugee (historical), Tredegar, Trinity, Union, Vigo, Vinnette, Wayside, Weaver, Webster Chapel, Wellborn, Wellington, West End Anniston, West Point, West Wellington, White, White Plains, Whites Gap, Whitesides Mill, Womack (historical), Woodland Park, Woodruff (historical), Zula (historical), Zuni (historical)

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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)
   January 2, 1840: CREEK TREATY
   January 1, 1840: CHOCTAW SCRIP
   February 24,1905: Scrip-Certain Homestead E in (33 Stat. 813)
   September 28, 1850: ScripWarrant Act of 1850 (9 Stat. 520)
   July 22, 1854: Private Land Claim (10 Stat. 306)
   February 11, 1847: ScripWarrant Act of 1847 (9 Stat. 123)


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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:
ABBOTT, ABEL, ABERCROMBIE, ABERNATHY, ABLE, ABNEY, ACHLEY, ACKER, ADAIR, ADAMS, ADERHOLD, AKRIDGE, ALDRIDGE, ALEXANDER, ALEXANDER_J_ROBISON_AND_CO, ALLEN, ALLISON, ALLSOP, ALLSUP, ALM, ALMAND, ALSUP, AMBERSON, ANDERSON, ANDRESS, ANDREW, ANDREWS, ARGO, ARMSTRONG, ARNOLD, ARTERBURY, ASBEL, ASHWORTH, ATCHLEY, ATKINS, AUTREY, AWTERY, AWTREY, AYERS, AYRES, BABER, BAGLEY, BAIRD, BAKER, BALE, BANKS, BARKSDALE, BARNET, BARNETT, BARR, BATES, BATEY, BAUGH, BAXTER, BEAL, BEAM, BEARDIN, BEASLEY, BEATY, BEAUCHAMP, BECK, BECKHAM, BEDWELL, BEENE, BEERS, BEESON, BELL, BENNETT, BENSON, BENTLEY, BERRY, BICE, BIRCHFIELD, BISHOP, BITTLE, BLACK, BLACKBURN, BLAIR, BLEDSOE, BOBBITT, BODY, BOGGS, BOLES, BOLINGER, BONDS, BOOZER, BORDEN, BORDERS, BORDES, BOSWELL, BOWLING, BOX, BOYD, BOYT, BRADFORD, BRADLEY, BRAKEBILL, BRAMBLET, BRAZELL, BRIANT, BRIDGES, BRIDWELL, BRIGHT, BRITTAIN, BRITTIN, BROCK, BROILS, BROOM, BROTHERS, BROWDEN, BROWN, BROWNING, BROWNLEE, BRYAN, BRYANT, BUCHANNAN, BUGLEY, BURDEN, BURDIN, BURGESS, BURK, MCALLISTER, MCALPINE, MCAULAY, MCAULEY, BURKE, BURNS, BURROUGH, BURROUGHS, BURROWS, BURT, BURTON, BUSE, BUSH, BUTLER, BUYS, BYNUM, CALBERT, CALDWELL, CALFEE, CALVERT, CAMP, CAMPBELL, CAMRON, CANADA, CANADAY, CANNADA, CANNON, CANTER, CARDEN, CARDER, CARLETON, CARLTON, CARMICHAEL, CARPENTER, CARR, CARRELL, CARROLL, CARSON, CARTER, CAST, CASTLEBERRY, CAUTHEN, CAVER, CHAMBERS, CHAMBLIN, CHAMNESS, CHAMPION, CHANDLER, CHAPEL, CHAPMAN, CHILDRESS, CHILTON, CHITTON, CHITWOOD, CLARK, CLARKE, CLAWSON, CLAY, CLEAGE, CLEMENTS, CLEMMONS, CLOUGH, COATS, COBB, COBBLER, COBLER, COCHRAN, COCKERILL, COGSWELL, COHELA, COKE, COKER, COLE, COLEMAN, COLLIE, COLLINS, COLQUITT, COLVIN, COMBY, COMER, COMPANY, CONN, CONNER, COOK, COOLEY, COOPER, COPELAND, CORBET, CORBETT, COSTLEY, COTHRAN, COUCH, COUNTRYMAN, COWAN, COWARD, COX, CRAIG, CRANE, CRAW, CRAWFORD, CRENSHAW, CRISWELL, CROCKER, CROOK, CROSS, CROW, CRUMP, CRUMPTON, CRUNKELTON, CRUTCHFIELD, CUMMING, CUNINGHAM, CUNNINGHAM, CURL, CURRY, CURTIS, DAFFRON, DALE, DANIEL, DAVIS, DAWSON, DEAN, DEARMAN, DEARMON, DEATON, DECKEE, DELANEY, DEMPSEY, DENNINGTON, DESHAZO, DEVENPORT, DEWBERRY, DIAL, DICKENSON, DICKEY, DICKIE, DICKINSON, DICKSON, DIDEN, DIFFEY, DILL, DILLARD, DOBBS, DODD, DODGEN, DODSON, DOKE, DOSS, DOTHARD, DOUTHARD, DOUTHET, DOWDLE, DOWNING, DOYLE, DRAPER, DRISKELL, DRIVER, DRUMMOND, DUBERRY, DUCKET, DUGGER, DULANEY, DULANY, DUN, DUNCAN, DUNN, DURAN, DUREN, DURON, EARP, EASLEY, EASTERWOOD, EASTWOOD, EDMONDSON, ELDERS, ELLIOTT, ELLIS, ELLISON, ELSTON, EMBREY, ENGLAND, ENOCHS, EPPS, ESTILL, EVANS, EZELL, FAGAN, FENDLEY, FENNELLS, FERGUSON, FIELDS, FILLMORE, FINCH, FINDLATER, FINDLEY, FINLEY, FITE, FITZ, FIXICO, FOMBY, FOOTE, FORD, FOREMAN, FORMAN, FORMBY, FORNEY, FORTNER, FOSTER, FOWLER, FOX, FRANCIS, FREEZE, FRIZZEL, FULLER, FULLINGIM, FULLINJIM, FURGUSON, FURGUSSON, GAINES, GAINEY, GAINS, GALBREATH, GALLAHA, GANN, GANNAWAY, GARMANY, GARNER, GARNETT, GARRETT, GARRISON, GAULT, GEER, GENNINGS, GEORGE, GHENT, GIDLEY, GILCHRIST, GILL, GILLCHRIST, GILLELAND, GIPSON, GLADDEN, GLOVER, GOBER, GODBY, GOGGANS, GOODE, GOODEN, GOODLETT, GOODMAN, GOODWIN, GORE, GOREE, GOSSETT, GOWENS, GRACE, GRAHAM, GRAY, GRAYHAM, GREEN, GREENBEE, GREENE, GREENLEE, GREENWOOD, GREGG, GRIFFEN, GRIFFIN, GRIFFITH, GRIFFITS, GRIFFITTS, GROVES, GUEST, GWIN, HACKNEY, HAGAN, HAGINS, HALL, HALSELL, HAMETT, HAMMETT, HAMMOND, HAMPTON, HANCOCK, HANEY, HANNA, HANNAH, HANRICK, HANSON, HARDIN, HARDWICK, HARDY, HARMAN, HARMON, HARPER, HARRIS, HARRISON, HARRISS, HART, HARTMAN, HASSON, HAWKINS, HAYGOOD, HAYNES, HAYWOOD, HAZLE, HEATH, HEATON, HEDGPETH, HEIFNER, HENDERSON, HENDRICK, HENDRICKS, HENDRIX, HENLEY, HENRY, HENSON, HESTER, HIGGINS, HILL, HILLEN, HINDMAN, HINDS, HODGES, HOGAN, HOKE, HOLCOMBE, HOLDEN, HOLDER, HOLLEN, HOLLEY, HOLLINGSWORTH, HOLLINSWORTH, HONEA, HONEY, HOOD, HOOPER, HOPKINS, HOPPER, HOSS, HOUCK, HOUSE, HOUSTON, HOWARD, HOWELL, HOWIE, HOYLE, HUBBARD, HUDSON, HUEY, HUFF, HUFFARD, HUGHES, HUGHEY, HUGHS, HULSEY, HUMPHRIES, HUNTER, HURST, HUTSON, INGRAM, IRVIN, ISLANDS, JACKSON, JAMES, JARRET, JELKS, JENKINS, JENNINGS, JEWELL, JOHN, JOHNSON, JOHNSTON, JOINER, JONES, JORDON, JOWERS, KANNADA, KAY, KEELING, KEITH, KELLER, KELLEY, KELLY, KEMP, KENADA, KENADY, KENDALL, KENEDA, KENNADA, KENNEDY, KENZIE, KERR, KILGORE, KILGROE, KILLGORE, KIMBRELL, KING, KIRBY, KIRKSEY, KIZZIE, KNIGHT, KNIGHTON, KUYKENDALL, LACE, LACKEY, LAMBERT, LANCASTER, LANDERS, LANDRUM, LANDSDELL, LANDTRIP, LANE, LANFORD, LANGFORD, LANGSTON, LANTRIP, LARD, LARRENCE, LASTER, LATTA, LAUGHLIN, LAW, LAWLER, LAWRENCE, LAZENBY, LEACH, LEATHERWOOD, LEDBETTER, LEDFORD, LEE, LEECH, LEMING, LESTER, LETT, LEWALLEN, LEWIS, LICKENS, LIEBER, LIKENS, LINDER, LINDSAY, LINDSEY, LISTER, LITTLE, LITTLEFIELD, LITTLEJOHN, LIVELY, LLOYD, LONG, LOVE, LOVING, LOWE, LOWREY, LOYD, LUCAS, LUSK, LYNCH, LYON, MABERRY, MADDOX, MAHAFEY, MAHURGH, MALONE, MANGHAM, MARABLE, MARDIS, MARSHALL, MARTIN, MASON, MASSEY, MATHEWS, MATHIS, MATTHEWS, MATTISON, MAYBERRY, MAYES, MAYFIELD, MCBEE, MCCAIN, MCCALL, MCCAMPBELL, MCCANN, MCCARROLL, MCCLELEN, MCCOLLERS, MCCOLLOCH, MCCOLLOCK, MCCOLLUM, MCCONATHY, MCCONNEL, MCCONNELL, MCCRAW, MCCULLORS, MCCULLY, MCDANIEL, MCDONALD, MCDONOLD, MCDOWELL, MCELRATH, MCFADDEN, MCFRY, MCGEHEE, MCGILVERY, MCGINNIS, MCGLATHERY, MCINNISH, MCINTOSH, MCINVALE, MCKIBBIN, MCKIMIE, MCKINNEY, MCLAIN, MCLEMORE, MCMAHAN, MCMAHON, MCMICHAEL, MCMILLION, MCMOORE, MCMURTREY, MCNEAL, MCPHERSON, MCREYNOLDS, MCROBERTS, MEAD, MEADERS, MEHARG, MERRELL, MIERS, MILLER, MILLS, MILNER, MITCHELL, MITCHUM, MIZELL, MOFFETT, MOHON, MONAHAN, MONK, MONROE, MONTGOMERY, MOODY, MOON, MOORE, MORELAND, MORGAN, MORRIS, MORRISON, MORROW, MORTON, MOSES, MULLEN, MULLENS, MULLINS, MURPHREE, MURPHREY, MURRAY, MYERS, NABERS, NABORS, NALL, NANCE, NAPPER, NASH, NEAL, NEELEY, NEIGHBOURS, NELSON, NESBIT, NESBITT, NICE, NICKS, NIEN, NIPPER, NISBET, NIVEN, NIXON, NOAH, NOBLE, NOEY, NOLEN, NORRIS, NUNNELLY, OBANON, OHORROW, OKE, OLIVER, ONEAL, ORMN, OTWELL, OWENS, PACE, PAGE, PALMER, PARIS, PARISH, PARKER, PARKISON, PARKS, PATILLO, PATRICK, PATTERSON, PAUL, PAYNE, PEACE, PEARCE, PEEK, PELHAM, PELLUM, PENDERGRASS, PENEY, PENNEY, PENNY, PERKINS, PERRIN, PERRY, PETERS, PETERSON, PETIT, PETTIT, PETTY, PHILIPS, PHILLIPS, PHIPPS, PICKENS, PIERCE, PIKE, PLAXECO, PLEXCO, POE, POINTER, POOL, POOLE, POPE, PORTER, POSEY, POSS, POTTS, POWERS, PRANTER, PRATER, PRATHER, PREDDY, PRICE, PRICHARD, PRINCE, PRITCHARD, PRUETT, PRUIT, PRUITT, PUCKETT, PUTMAN, PYLES, QUATTLEBUM, RADER, RAGSDALE, RAIFORD, RAKES, RALLS, RANDOLPH, RANNY, RAY, RAYFORD, READ, REAVES, REED, REESE, REEVES, REID, REIDENGER, REIDINGER, RENFRO, REYNOLDS, RHEA, RHODES, RHYNE, RICH, RICHARDSON, RICHEY, RICKEY, RIDDLE, RIDINGER, RIGGS, RILEY, RIPLEY, ROBERDS, ROBERSON, ROBERTS, ROBERTSON, ROBINETT, ROBINSON, ROBISON, RODDAM, RODGERS, ROLAND, ROMAN, ROPER, ROSE, ROUNTREE, ROUSE, ROUTON, ROWE, ROWLAND, ROZEL, ROZELL, RUNNELS, RUSSELL, RUTHERFORD, RUTLEDGE, SADDLER, SALCHER, SAMPLER, SAMUELS, SANDERS, SARTAIN, SARTER, SATCHER, SAVAGE, SCALES, SCARBOROUGH, SCOTT, SCROGGIN, SEALES, SEIBER, SELF, SELMAN, SERVICE, SEWELL, SEXTON, SHARP, SHAVER, SHAW, SHEARER, SHEDDAN, SHELL, SHELTON, SHEPPARD, SHERBERT, SHORTER, SHROPSHIRE, SHUFFIELD, SHURBUTT, SIEBER, SIMMONS, SIMPSON, SIMS, SISSON, SKELTON, SKINNER, SLATON, SLATTER, SLATTON, SLOUGH, SMALL, SMITH, SNOW, SORTER, SOUTH, SPARKS, SPENCER, SPRUILL, SQUIER, STAMMER, STANSELL, STATON, STATTON, STEPHENS, STEPHENSON, STEVENSON, STEWART, STIDHAM, STINE, STOKES, STONE, STREETER, STRICKLAND, STRICKLIN, STRICKLING, STUBBS, SUBLETT, SUELL, SUMMARELL, SUMMERILL, SUMPTER, SWAIN, SWINK, SWOPE, TALBERT, TALMAGE, TANKERSLEY, TATE, TATUM, TAYLOR, TEAGUE, TEMPLETON, THARP, THAXTON, THAYER, THOMAS, THOMASON, THOMPSON, THORNTON, TILLERSON, TIRNUPSEED, TODD, TOLBERT, TOMLIN, TOMME, TOWNS, TOWRY, TRAMMEL, TRAMMELL, TRANER, TREADWELL, TRUSSELL, TUCK, TUCKER, TUNNELL, TURK, TURNER, TURNIPSEED, TURQUITT, TURVAVILL, TYLER, ULMAN, UNDERWOOD, VANDIVER, VARDEMAN, VARNELL, VARNON, VARNUM, VEATCH, VEITCH, VERNON, VESSELL, VESSELS, VICE, VINES, VINSON, VISE, WADDLE, WADE, WAGGONER, WAGNON, WAKEFIELD, WAKELEY, WALDEN, WALKER, WALL, WALLACE, WALLS, WALTON, WANSLEE, WARD, WARREN, WASHINGTON, WATKINS, WATSON, WEAR, WEATHERLY, WEATHERS, WEBB, WEBSTER, WEDGWORTH, WEEMS, WEIR, WELLS, WESSON, WEST, WESTER, WETHERLY, WHARTON, WHATLEY, WHISENANT, WHITE, WHITED, WHITEHEAD, WHITESIDE, WHITESIDES, WHITLOCK, WILKERSON, WILKINS, WILKSON, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSON, WILLIFORD, WILLIMON, WILLINGHAM, WILLIS, WILLMON, WILLS, WILSON, WINGO, WINHAM, WINN, WISENER, WISNER, WOMACK, WOOD, WOODARD, WOODLEY, WOODRUFF, WOODS, WORTHINGTON, WORTMAN, WRIGHT, WYATT, WYLY, WYNNE, YARBOROUGH, YARBROUGH, YEATMAN, YOE, YONGUE, YOUNG, YOUNGBLOOD, ZARBROUGH, ZEIGLER, ZUCK


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Book Specifications
Binding OptionCopyright YearDimensionsISBNISBN13
Paperback20108-5/16" x 10-3/4"14203131349781420313130
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