Home | What's New | Search | Email me



The Walker County Genealogical Society, Inc.

Walker County Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 3408
Jasper, AL 35502-3408

The Walker County Genealogical Society, Inc. meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Carl Elliott Regional Library, at 1:00pm. (except in November and December we they meet on the 3rd Thursday) They also publish a quarterly called Walking Back in Time. The WCGS, Inc. maintains a compilation of Family Ancestor charts donated by each member, in these records are vast resources of family information that have been researched by their members. The WCGS, Inc. also publishes Volumes of Cemetery records: Here They Rest.  These records include not only the cemetery census --they also include information compiled from the records that were available at those times. Another of their publications is: Walker County Probate Marriage 1877-1908, a 447 page compilation of marriages indexed by bride and groom, including various notations. To learn more about the WCGS, Inc. or these publications: Contact:WCGS,Inc. To help others learn more about family history you can now submit queries via email  these WCGS, Inc. queries are also printed on Fridays in the Lifestyles section of Walker County's  Daily Mountain Eagle  newspaper. To submit your query ---email here.

To learn more about joining the Walker County Genealogical Society, Inc. and their website---email here.

Jasper Public Library

Jasper Public Library
20 E. 18 St.
Jasper, Alabama 35502

The Elizabeth T. Wiggins Heritage Room of the contains local history and genealogical records of Walker County as well as surrounding counties.

Walker County Clerk
P.O. Box 749
Jasper, AL 35501-0749
Telephone: (205) 384-7268

The Birmingham Public Library

Birmingham Public Library
2100 Park Place
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
(205) 226-3600

The Birmingham Public Library offers materials for Genealogical Research such as the microfilm records of Southern Claims as well as numerous Civil War records. For their hours you may call or look here.  **Be sure and plan for an early start, the hours fly by when your searching archives.

Jefferson County Courthouse
716 North 21st Street
Birmingham, AL 35263
(205) 325-5300

The Alabama Genealogical Society

P.O. BOX 2296
Samford University Library
800 Lake Shore Drive
Birmingham, Alabama 35229-0001



To research the DAR----Look here


 Wallace State College

Wallace State College, Hanceville, Alabama (South Cullman County, Alabama), has one of the most comprehensive programs for family research anywhere in the Southeast. The Wallace State holdings are extensive. Their Research Center is located on the fifth floor of the Wallace State Library.

 Wallace State is not on-line at this time.

Index to Major Holdings at Wallace State Updated 2002
Index to Microfisch Collection at Wallace State

Hours: Monday -Thurs., 8:00 AM till 8:00 PM. Friday 8:00 AM till 4:00 PM.
(Hours subject to change)
The Genealogy Department at this number: 205-352-8000.



Pontotoc, Mississippi Library

Past researchers have found that many of their ancestors who once lived in Walker County, Alabama left Walker County and traveled to Pontotoc, Mississippi.  To view more about Pontotoc (see here)

Peggy Young works in the library in Pontotoc and has graciously offered to do "Look ups"  Thanks Peggy.....

Peggy Aaron Young