DeKalb Co. AL Marriages, Loose Files, INDEX: (Some papers have been lost due to the ravages of time so look in the probate books if not found here and consider that some of the certificates were stolen or destroyed over time. Sometimes you can find alternate sources such as Civil War Pension Applications and Widow's applications; microfilmed newspapers "announcements", some military records, family bibles.)
*found at the DeKalb County Courthouse in the Probate Office*
DeKalb County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 681087, Fort Payne, AL 35968-1612 for inquiries.
*For actual copies of the original marriage papers, please contact a local researcher
(see below if you don't know anyone locally). There may be additional fees for copying, postage, and handling of original forms, but these usually will not exceed ten dollars.*
For Your Information: These same records are found in a 3 volume book set from Tommy Guice
(see below for price and ordering information) and in a 2 volume book set from Dorothy Duff
of the Delta Genealogical Society--all are softback, spiral or stitched style and include all registered names taken from the index book.
(See above for Mr. Guice's mailing address.)
They are now available on microfilm for rent from any Family History Center
(of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); locate one near you at www.familysearch.org .
These same microfilms (on loan from the Probate Court) may be viewed at DeKalb County Public Library, 504 Grand Ave. N., Fort Payne, AL 35967.
Marriages 1836-1916--by Tommy Guice--Vol 1, Vol 2, and Vol 3, $20 each book or $50 for the
complete set of 3. Contact the DeKalb County Library for purchase.
BOOKS FOR SALE:
These books are available at the DeKalb County Public Library, 804 Grand Ave NW, Fort Payne,
AL 35967; some supplies are limited.
legend: hb=hard back, sb=soft back
IN RANDOM ORDER:
-The Vagabond Dreamer by Elizabeth S. Howard (Life of Milford W. Howard),hb---$12.00
-Historic Fort Payne 1889-1989, Vol I, by LandMarks, Inc., sb---$7.00
-Historic Fort Payne-Centennial publication, Vol. II, by LandMarks, Inc., sb---$8.00
-Historic Fort Payne, Vol III, by LandMarks, Inc., sb---$9.00
-Who was Who in DeKalb County, Vol III, edited by Elizabeth S. Howard for LandMarks, Inc, hb---$15.00
-Who was Who in DeKalb County, Vol IV, edited by Mary Jo Nance & Elizabeth S. Howard for LandMarks,
-30th Anniversary Legend 1969-1999, by LandMarks, Inc, sb---$18.00
-A Historical Novel, The Turkeytown Cherokees Trail of Tears by G.C. Hawkins & Bill Harkins, sb---$14.00
-The LandMarks New Legend 1994, Vol I, 25th Anniversary of LandMarks 1969-1994, sb---$12.00
-Woodland Cemetery, est. 1890 by Woodland Cemetery Association & LandMarks, Inc.--sb
booklet, proceeds go for cemetery upkeep---$1.00
-The DeKalb Legend, Vol VI 1979-1980, by LandMarks, Inc---$12.00
-Stories of People in Little Wills Valley (fictional, based on fact) by C.G. & Bill Hawkins, sb---no
price was listed
-1900 DeKalb, Alabama Federal Census, by Tommy Guice and the DeKalb County Genealogical Society, sb---$45.00 plus $5.00 if to be shipped. NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
-Cemetery Map with global positioning system numbers by Doug Brandon and committee, the DeKalb County Genealogical Society, 2005---$12.00 includes shipping and handling fee.
Pedigree Book of DCGS members ancestors (2013-at the typing and indexing phase, hope to publish by 2014)
-Heritage of DeKalb County (AL), Vol II--available at DeKalb County Public Library for $60 if you get it locally and add $5 for postage and handling if to be shipped.
-Heritage of DeKalb County, Vol I will be reprinted as soon as enough people place a pre-order. Contact Alice Bice at HeriPubCon@aol.com for more information. Cost is about $60.
LandMarks, Inc. link: http://daveraley.com/Ra02100.htm
-AS WE PASS BY by John Chambers, late County Historian, sb---$25.00---available at the DeKalb County Public Library, 504 Grand Avenue NW, Fort Payne, AL 35967; 256-845-2671*limited copies remain*