This is a list of free Alabama Genealogy Records at FamilySearch.


Included are Alabama birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, former slave records, freedmen records, pension records, military records and more. We’ll continue to add more Alabama collections available online at FamilySearch. If you’re looking for onsite collections, visit their website & catalog.


These collections are all free to search. Due to contractual obligations, you’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to view some of these records.  If you follow the link and find the record is locked, login to FamilySearch on your computer and this may unlock the collection.





How to View the Collections

  1. Some links take you straight to the collection.

  2. Other links take you to a catalog description page where you will have to select the link.

    • Look for a camera icon and select that icon

    • or look for red print and select “here”

  3. If there is a key icon FamilySearch key icon over camera icon above the camera, this collection may be digitized and online, but you will either have to be signed in to your account at FamilySearch or they may need to be viewed at your local family history center or affiliate library. Find the nearest viewing center near you.

  4. In a few cases, the collection may be in queue to be digitized and you’ll need to check back at a later date.






Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

Alabama Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

Alabama Birth Records


Alabama Marriage Records


Alabama Death Records






Wills & Probate







Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Alabama Residence Records



Maps, Almanacs, & Gazetteers




Land and Property


Migration / Emigration / Immigration




Naturalization & Citizenship









Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Alabama Daily Life Records

Alumni, Schools, & Yearbooks

Bible Records




Business Records & Commerce

Centennial Celebrations



Court Records

Description & Travel

Employment Records


Ethnic Records


African American Records


Native American Records


Japanese American Records






Government & Politics


Libraries, Museums, & Archives


Historical Geography




Magazines & Periodicals




Prisons/Prisoners Records


Public Records


Slavery & Bondage


Social Life & Customs






Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Alabama Military Records



Indian Wars


Revolutionary War


War of 1812

Mexican-American War


US Civil War


Spanish-American War


World War I



World War II


Korean War


Veterans, Enlistments, Pensions





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