The Hueytown Historical Society in Jefferson County, Alabama has free, online collections sharing the history of Hueytown and Jefferson County, including many compiled genealogies of early residents. Membership in the society is $15 per family and anyone can join.

 
 

Online Collections

Death Records

Hueytown Historical Society’s Cemeteries – cemetery listings for western Jefferson County, Alabama, southeastern Walker County, Alabama, and northeastern Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. 82 cemeteries recorded with over 28,000 gravestones

  • 61 cemeteries (23,067 gravestones) in Jefferson County
  • 20 cemeteries (4,781 gravestones) in Walker County
  • 1 cemetery (206 gravestones) in Tuscaloosa County

 

Census Records

Hueytown Historical Society’s Federal Censuses

  • 1860-1880 and population totals for all federal census years

 

Maps

Maps of the Hueytown Area and Jefferson County – 1870 forward
 

Histories

Hueytown Historical Society’s Church Histories

  • Bethlehem United Methodist Church
  • Hueytown First United Methodist Church
  • Mud Creek Baptist Church
  • Oak Grove First Baptist Church
  • Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
  • Rock Creek Baptist Church
  • Vineland Park Baptist Church
  • Hillview Baptist Church

 

Hueytown Historical Society’s Family Histories –  many, but not all, of the families that lived in the southwest Jefferson County area before 1880
 

Family Name File Name

 or Link

Nbr
of
Pages
File
Size

Information

Type

Contributor
Adams Jesse Adams (~1797 – aft 1860) 110 712 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Allman Coleman Flemmon Allman  (1830 – 1895) 22 233 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Anthony Whitfield Anthony (1802 – 1886) 26 251 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Batson George Washington Batson  (1827 – 1904) 24 246 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Bridges Jackson Bridges  (~1813 – aft 1860) 20 221 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Brown William Brown  (1782 – 1865) 5 140 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Burchfield William Burchfield  (~1797 – aft 1860) 31 280 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Caldwell Absolom Caldwell   (~1788 – aft 1860) 41 336 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Benjamin Caldwell (1878-1953) and
Julia Caldwell Caldwell (1878-1959) of Pleasant Grove
Link Linda Rae Williams
Capps William M. Capps (~1809 – aft 1870) 8 158 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Cargile Lewis Cargile  (~1780 – aft 1860) 127 812 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Richmond Cargile (~1825 – 1863) 20 228 kb Descendant Report David Reed
The Life and Times of George Edward Cargile
(1822 – 1869)
11 162 kb Narrative John W. Cargile
Carrington Joseph Carrington  (~1801 – aft 1860) 5 33 kb Descendant Report Nancy Sexton Oliver
Clark
Courington
Cox Hiram Cox  (1805 – 1892) 22 230 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Crane Odum Crane  (~1810 – aft 1870) 2 121 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Crocker James Crocker  (~1785 – aft 1860) 19 224 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Crooks Francis Marion Crooks  (~1849-1888) 6 151 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Hugh Crooks  (1816 – 1882) 9 159 kb Descendant Report David Reed
John Crooks  (~1814 – 1866) 12 176 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Crowder Thomas Newton Crowder  (1842 – 1926) 14 191 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Crumly Robert H. Crumly (1800 – 1882) 9 159 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Dabbs John Dabbs  (1829 – 1896) 60 423 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Donaldson Wiley Baxter Donaldson (1846 – aft 1900) 13 182 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Earley William Earley  (~1816 – aft 1870) 15 193 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Eaton Humphrey Posey Eaton  (1813 – 1898) 28 265 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Echols Isaac Newton Echols  (1821 – 1899) 3 129 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Edwards Joseph Maultimore Edwards  (1861 – 1946) 5 145 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Fields Moses Fields (1784 – 1848) 37 314 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Earliest Fields Ancestors  by Theron L. Smith 4 117 kb Descendant Report Claudia Fields Kraemer
The Fields Family 4 96 kb Narrative Claudia Fields Kraemer
Franklin The Franklin Family in Jefferson County 2 Other Dr. J. A. Hendricks
Gilbert
Gilmore Edmund Mitchell Gilmore  (~1820- ~1886) 11 179 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Glasgow Robert Spencer Glasgow (1832 – 1874) 4 134 kb David Reed
Glaze Thomas Glaze  (1820 – 1880) 7 41 kb Descendant Report Nancy Sexton Oliver
Glover John W. Glover  (1811 – 1888) 16 202 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Godfrey Wiley Bryant Godfrey (1830 – 1881) 13 186 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Golden William Allen Golden  (1793 – 1867) 72 502 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Goodwin Theophilus Goodwin  (~1764 – 1837) 198 1,174 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Goodwin family on Family Tree Maker website Link Ron Goodwin
Goolsby Reuben Goolsby  (1781 – 1861) 72 573 kb Descendant Report Linda Vines Hardy
Gossett Baylis Earl Gossett (1809 – 1874) 23 238 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Greer Caleb Greer  (~1814 – 1866 to 1870) 25 251 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Gwin Littleton C. Gwin (1809 – 1865) 23 237 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Hamaker John Hamaker  (~1780 – ~1864) 153 959 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Hammonds Isham Hammonds  (1821 – 1864) 15 193 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Hancock James R. Hancock (1797 – 1854) 36 308 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Harmon Val David Harmon  (1875 – 1948) 4 134 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Harris Benjamin Harris (1827 – aft 1880) 4 133 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Hicks William M. Hicks  (~1800 – aft 1870) 31 286 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Higdon Paul Abraham Higdon  (1888 – 1968) 2 121 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Higgins James Thomas Higgins  (1755 – 1813) 95 745 kb Descendant Report Linda Vines Hardy
Hogan Eli Manuel Hogan  (~1817 – bef 1880) 20 149 kb Descendant Report Don Hogan
Hood Isaac Hood  (~1770 – aft 1860) 103 671 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Hopkins Thomas Hopkins  (~1822 – aft 1870) 33 288 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Hosmer
Howton Curtis Howton  (1796 – 1868) 130 804 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Howton Query Anita McCray
Huey Hueys in Jefferson County  (1830 – 1885) 18 Time Line David Reed
James Huey  (1804 – abt 1889) 58 427 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Jesse G. Huey  (1810 – 1879)
(twin brother of Samuel T. Huey;
bought land that became Hueytown)
69 485 kb Descendant Report David Reed
John Huey  (1817 – 1865) 4 135 kb Descendant Report David Reed
& Mary Alvarez
Linea Huey Waldrop  (~1807 – bef 1870?) 61 457 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Rachel Huey Bell  (~1805 – aft 1866) 32 289 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Samuel T. Huey (1810 – 1884)
(twin brother of Jesse G. Huey;
bought land that became Hueytown)
26 258 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Humber Charles Christian Humber  (1781 – aft 1846) 42 264 kb Descendant Report Nancy Sexton Oliver
Hyche Josiah Hyche  (~1805 – aft 1860) 26 251 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Hyde
Johnson
Johnston
Jones Henry Bennington Jones  (1810 – 1887) 11 172 kb Descendant Report David Reed & Bill Jones
Justice Charles Justice  (~1807 – aft 1870) 32 283 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Knight Charner Hopson Knight  (1810 – 1878) 62 451 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Lacy David Lacy (his children settled in SW Jefferson County) 5 37 kb Descendant Report Kathy Houck
Laird Nancy, Sarah, Ashley Hewitt, Elizabeth & Martha Ann Laird 110 725 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Lantrip Coleman T. Lantrip  (1827-aft 1880) 6 146 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Maddox John M. Maddox (~1807 – 1877) 2 119 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Martin Lorenzo Dow Martin  (1815 – aft 1870) 41 311 kb Descendant Report Linda Vines Hardy
& Deanne Phillips (deceased)
Mayfield Isaac Israel Mayfield  (~1812 – 1867 to 1870) 20 214 kb Descendant Report David Reed
McCarty James McCarty  (~1785 – aft 1850) 25 249 kb Descendant Report David Reed
McDonald Jacob McDonald (1829 – 1905) 6 145 kb Descendant Report David Reed
McFerrin Thomas McFerrin   (~1795 – aft 1865) 32 283 kb Descendant Report David Reed
McMickens William McMickens  (~1828 – bef 1870) 29 270 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Meeks Littlebury B. Meeks  (1818 – 1893) 28 261 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Meigs Isaac Meigs  (~1798 – aft 1880) 19 211 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Moore John Benning Moore  (1771 – 1857) 16 120 kb Descendant Report Linda Vines Hardy
Mullinax Riley E. Mullinax  (1865 – 1944) 3 124 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Nail James Nail  (~1816 – aft 1880) 1 111 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Nicklas W. Nail  (~1820 – bef 1860) 4 137 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Nichols Thomas Jefferson Nichols  (1814 – 1877) 40 317 kb Descendant Report Linda Vines Hardy
Nicholson John Jason Nicholson (1861 – 1916) 3 126 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Norris James Dallas Norris (~1847 – aft 1880) 3 126 kb Descendant Report David Reed
William Wilson Norris  (1835 – 1890) 12 179 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Parsons
Patton
Payne William Payne  (~1816 – aft 1880) 13 186 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Phillips Henry Jackson Phillips  (~1816 – aft 1880) 46 362 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Prescott Thomas Prescott  (~1810 – bef Nov 1865) 13 187 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Quinn Hugh Quinn  (1723 – 1798) 32 255 kb Descendant Report Linda Vines Hardy
& Sue Brasfield Vines
Raney John Ben Raney  (~1832-aft 1880) 13 189 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Reeves Thomas Reeves  (~1811 – aft 1900) 3 19 kb Descendant Report Nancy Sexton Oliver
Rhea William Barclay Rhea  (1812 – 1896) 6 150 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Riley Allen Watson Riley  (1804 – 1879) 35 301 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Roberts Starling Tucker Roberts  (1822 – 1909) 33 297 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Robertson Reuben Robertson  (1806 – 1884) 21 227 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Rogers John Rogers  (~1791 – aft 1870) 18 209 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Roper
Rutledge James Rutledge  (1789 – 1864) 17 203 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Salter Benegar, Elven, Frances, Silas, Nathaniel, Mary Polly, Milledge Salter 7 42 kb Descendant Report Nancy Sexton Oliver
Sexton Thomas Sexton  (~1823 – ~1865) 11 69 kb Descendant Report Nancy Sexton Oliver
Shoemaker Flemmon Shoemaker  (~1790 – aft 1860) 82 553 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Samuel Shoemaker  (1787 – 1856) 18 137 kb Descendant Report Linda Vines Hardy
Short
Skelton
Smith Ira Gore Smith (1853 – 1941) Link to family stories Geri Worley
Jacob Smith 23 149 kb Descendant Report Nancy Sexton Oliver
Snow
Joel Snow  (~1787 – bef 1860) 28 267 kb Descendant Report David Reed
William Henry Snow  (~1814 – aft 1880) 70 480 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Staggs William Staggs  (~1820 – aft 1860) 7 154 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Stinnett Nelson Morgan Stinnett  (1845 – 1921) 25 254 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Stone Raleigh Stone  (~1801 – bef 1894) 6 147 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Stoves George Stoves (abt 1870 – bef 1910) 3 129 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Stringfellow Andrew Jackson Stringfellow  (1829 – 1864) 19 219 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Thompson Samuel Thompson (~1765 – 1839)    (of southeast Walker County) 100 654 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Travis William Travis  (~1801 – aft 1870) 12 179 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Vance David H. Vance (~1815-bef 1860) 58 418 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Varnon Isaac Newton Varnon (1807 – 1895) 3 127 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Vines John Jackie Vines  (1806 – 1890) 27 189 kb Descendant Report Don Hogan
Joseph Vines (~1791 – aft 1860) 173 1,038 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Walden James M. Walden (1862 – 1944) 5 138 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Waldon
Waldrop Albert Gallatin Waldrop  (~1805 – 1881) Descendant Report Robert Waldrop
Andrew Baines Waldrop  (1840 – 1933) Descendant Report Robert Waldrop
Elvira Waldrop Huey  (1813 – 1849) Descendant Report Robert Waldrop
Matilda Jane Waldrop Descendant Report Robert Waldrop
Robert “Bob” Waldrop Descendant Report Robert Waldrop
Zachariah Waldrop  (~1786 – aft 1850) Descendant Report Robert Waldrop
Weaver George W. Weaver  (~1815 – aft 1870) 36 303 kb Descendant Report David Reed
James Weaver  (~1797 – ?) 5 33 kb Descendant Report Nancy Sexton Oliver
Wheeler Jonas Wheeler (~1821 – ?) 2 116 kb Descendant Report David Reed
White Thomas White (1816-aft 1860) 13 183 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Wilkes
Wilkey Samuel Houston Wilkey  (~1810 – 1886) 14 193 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Williams Thomas Williams  (1808 – 29 Sep 1859) 2 113 kb Descendant Report David Reed
Wright John A. Wright  (1853 – 1936) 6 149 kb Descendant Report David Reed

 
Hueytown Historical Society’s Historical Events

  • Hueytown School Burns
  • Alabama Tornado Disaster 1998
  • Mine Disasters

 
Hueytown Historical Society Histories of Area Businesses

  • Sonny’s Hamburgers
  • Dolomite Mines
  • Oak Grove Mines (USX mines)
  • Virginia Mines
  • Jim Walter Mines
  • Warrior River Authority
  • Woodward Iron Company

 
Hueytown Historical Society’s Community Histories and Stories
 
Hueytown Historical Society Government and Civic Histories

  • Sheriffs of Jefferson County
  • 1910 Census data for Hueytown
  • Local History of Hueytown
  • Hueytown Clubs and Organizations

 
Hueytown Historical Society’s Histories of Area Schools – photo index and some written histories

 
Local Short Stories, Books, and Memoirs
 

Photographs

Photographs
 

Military Records

Military holdings for Hueytown, Alabama

 

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