Family Maps of Baldwin County, Alabama

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Family Maps of Baldwin County, Alabama
by Gregory A. Boyd, J.D.

572 pages with 196 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 Baldwin 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 Baldwin 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) . . .
    5119 Parcels of Land
  (with original landowner names and patent-dates labeled in the relevant map)

    70 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:
Decade Parcel-count
1820s 1
1830s 363
1840s 718
1850s 524
1860s 336
1870s 71
1880s 658
1890s 842
1900s 1092
1910s 460
1920s 40
1930s 5
1950s 1


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What Cities and Towns are in Baldwin County, Alabama (and in this book)?
Barlow Landing, Barnwell, Battles Wharf, Bay Minette, Bayside, Belforest, Blacksher, Blakeley, Bon Secour, Bridgehead, Bromley, Browns Landing, Bryant Landing, Buzbee Landing, Carney, Carpenter, Caswell, Cedar Grove, Clay City, Crossroads, D Olive, Daphne, Darling Landing, D'Olive, Douglasville, Dyas, Eastwood, Elberta, Ellisville, Elsanor, Fairhope, Foley, Foots Landing, Fort McDermott, Fort Morgan, Gasque, Gateswood, Georgetown, Gulf Highlands, Gulf Shores, Holly Hills, Houstonville, Hubbard Landing, Hurricane, Island Landing, Jackson Oak, Josephine, Latham, Lillian, Little River, Live Oak Landing, Lottie, Lower Hall Landing, Loxley, Loyola Villa, Magnolia Beach, Magnolia Springs, Malbis, Marlow, McDonald Lower Landing, Miflin, Military Bridge Landing, Montgomery Hill, Montgomery Hill Landing, Montrose, Mud Landing, Nelson Landing, Oak, Old Island Landing, Orange Beach, Oyster Bay, Palmetto Beach, Park City, Perdido, Perdido Beach, Perkins Landing, Phillipsville, Pinchona, Pine Grove, Pine Haven, Point Clear, Rabun, Redtown, Rice Creek Landing, River Park, Robertsdale, Romar Beach, Rosinton, Seacliff, Seminole, Serange, Shell Landing, Silver Landing, Silverhill, Sizemore Landing, Spanish Fort, Stapleton, Steam Mill Landing, Steelwood, Stockton, Summerdale, Swift, Tensaw, Turkey Branch, Upper Hall Landing, Vangordon, Vaughn, Volanta, Whitehouse Forks, Yelling Settlement, Yupon

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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)
   July 22, 1854: Private Land Claim (10 Stat. 306)
   September 28, 1850: Swamp Land Grant-Patent (9 Stat. 519)
   September 28, 1850: ScripWarrant Act of 1850 (9 Stat. 520)
   March 3, 1855: ScripWarrant Act of 1855 (10 Stat. 701)
   NA: Sale-Title 32 Chapter 7 (RS 2353 43 USC 672)


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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:
ABITOS, ADCOCK, AGERTON, ALABAMA, ALLEN, AMASON, AMOS, ANDERSON, ANDREWS, ANDRY, ARD, ARDIS, ARMSTEAD, ARMSTRONG, ARNETT, ARRINGTON, ASHE, ASKEW, ATKINS, ATKINSON, AUSTIN, AVERY, BAGGETT, BAGGETTE, BAILEY, BAKER, BAKKER, BALDWIN, BANKESTER, BANNERMAN, BAPTISTE, BARBAROW, BARFIELD, BARGE, BARLOW, BARNES, BARNETT, BARROW, BARTON, BASS, BATCHELOR, BATES, BAUDIN, BAYARD, BAYOL, BEACH, BEAN, BEARLES, BEASLEY, BEATTY, BECK, BECKHAM, BEDSOLE, BEISER, BELL, BELLAH, BELT, BENBO, BENBURY, BENJAMIN, BENNERS, BENNETT, BENTON, BERRY, BETHEA, BETSBERG, BETTS, BEVERLY, BIBB, BIGELOW, BIGGS, BILL, BISCHOFF, BISHOP, BLACKBURN, BLACKMAN, BLACKMON, BLAIN, BLAIR, BLAKE, BLANTON, BLASER, BLUE, BOAN, BOGGAN, BOND, BONNER, BOOKER, BOON, BOOTH, BOWMAN, BOYD, BOYINGTON, BOYKIN, BOYLES, BRACEY, BRADFORD, BRADLEY, BRADY, BRANTLY, BRAY, BREWTON, BRIGHT, BRILL, BROCKER, BROOK, BROOKS, BROWDER, BROWN, BRUMLEY, BRUTON, BRYANT, BRYARS, BUCK, BUFORD, BULLARD, BURCH, BURDICK, BURGAN, BURGE, BURGESS, MCALISTER, MCANALLY, MCANALY, BURKE, BURNES, BUZBEE, BYARS, BYRD, BYRNE, BYRNES, CADMAN, CAIN, CALLAHAN, CALLAWAY, CALLOWAY, CAMP, CAMPBELL, CARD, CARLILE, CARLSON, CARLTON, CARNEY, CARPENTER, CARR, CARROLL, CARVER, CATRETT, CAULEY, CHADWICK, CHAFIN, CHALLE, CHAMBERLAIN, CHAMBLESS, CHANDLER, CHASTANG, CHAVERS, CHESTNUT, CHILDERS, CHILDRESS, CHURCH, CIRLOT, CLARK, CLARKE, CLAWSON, CLIZBE, CLOPTON, COATES, COBB, COBURN, COCKARAM, COENEN, COFFIELD, COLE, COLEMAN, COLLINS, COLVIN, COMPANY, COMSTOCK, CONAWAY, CONNELL, CONNER, CONWAY, COOK, COOPER, CORTELLI, COTTRELL, COUNCIL, COUNTRYMAN, COURTNEY, COX, CRABTREE, CRAIN, CRANDALL, CRANDLE, CRAVEY, CRAWFORD, CREAGH, CREAMER, CRELOT, CROOK, CROSBY, CROSLEY, CRUZAN, CUMBIE, CURTIS, CYPERT, DADE, DALTON, DANA, DANIEL, DANIELS, DANLEY, DANTZLER, DANZEY, DARLING, DARRINGTON, DAUGHDRILL, DAVID, DAVIS, DAVISON, DAW, DE OLIVE, DEAN, DEARTH, DEAS, DEAUX, DEES, DEESE, DENHAM, DENNARD, DENTON, DEWISE, DEWOLF, DEWSENBERRY, DIAMOND, DICK, DICKENS, DILL, DINWIDDIE, DIXON, DOLIVE, DOLIVES, DONAHOO, DONALD, DONALDSON, DONNELLY, DONNER, DORAN, DOUGLAS, DOWNEY, DOWTY, DRAUGHON, DREDEN, DREISBACH, DREISBACK, DREW, DRIESBACH, DRISKELL, DRZERVICKY, DUBOSE, DUBROCA, DUCK, DUGGER, DULL, DUNBAR, DUNHAM, DUNKIN, DUNN, DUPUY, DURANT, DURDEN, DURET, DURWARD, DUVALL, DYESS, EARL, EARLE, EARLES, EDDINFIELD, EDDINS, EDFELDT, EDMONSON, EDMONSTON, EDMUNDS, EGGLESTON, ELAM, ELLIOTT, ELLIS, ELLISON, ELY, EMANUEL, EMMERSON, EMMONS, ENGLISH, ENGSTROM, ENTREKIN, EPPERSON, ERWIN, EUBANKS, EVANS, EVERETT, EWALD, EWING, EZELL, FELL, FELLER, FEMINEAR, FERGUSON, FICKLING, FILES, FILLINGIM, FILLINGIN, FINDLEY, FINKLEA, FISH, FISHER, FJELDNES, FLAGG, FLEMING, FLETCHER, FLIRT, FLOWERS, FLOYD, FLYNN, FOLEY, FOLMAR, FOOTS, FORD, FORMAN, FORSTER, FOSKETT, FOSTER, FOWLER, FRANCIS, FRANKLIN, FRATER, FREEBURGH, FREEMAN, FRETWELL, FROST, FRY, FULFORD, GAAR, GAGER, GAGHAGEN, GAINES, GALLOWAY, GANEY, GARNER, GARRETT, GASQUE, GAVIN, GAVINS, GAZZAM, GELSINGER, GENTRY, GIBSON, GIDEON, GIDEONS, GILBERT, GILCHRIST, GILHURTH, GINDRAT, GIPSON, GIRARD, GIVENS, GLUCKSTEIN, GODBOLD, GOLDSHEAR, GOLSTON, GOODALE, GOODE, GORDON, GRAHAM, GRANT, GRAVES, GRAY, GREEK, GREEN, GREENE, GREENWOOD, GRIFFIN, GRIFFITH, GRIMES, GRIMSLEY, GRIST, GROSS, GRUBBS, GUILLORY, GULLEDGE, GUNDERSEN, GUNN, GWALTNEY, GWATHMEY, GWIN, HADLEY, HAEHNEL, HALE, HALL, HAMILTON, HAMM, HANSON, HARDY, HARE, HARGIS, HARPER, HARRINGTON, HARRIS, HARRISON, HARVILL, HARVILLE, HASTINGS, HAVARD, HAWKINS, HAYLES, HAYWOOD, HAZLETT, HEAD, HEARD, HECK, HEDLEY, HEINLE, HEINTZ, HELTON, HENDERSON, HENDRIXSON, HENDRY, HENRY, HENRYHAND, HERRIN, HICKS, HIGHNOTE, HILL, HINOTE, HINSON, HOBBS, HODGES, HOFER, HOLL, HOLLAND, HOLLAWAY, HOLLEY, HOLLINGER, HOLLINGSWORTH, HOLLY, HOLMAN, HOLMES, HOLT, HOLYOKE, HONOR, HOOKS, HOUSTON, HOWARD, HOWELL, HOWLAND, HUBBARD, HUDSON, HUGGINS, HUGHEY, HULET, HULETT, HULSE, HUMBLE, HUNLEY, HUNNERWELL, HUNT, HUNTER, HURLEY, HURST, INGALLS, INGRAHAM, INNERARITY, IRWIN, JACKSON, JACOBS, JACOBSON, JAMES, JARDINE, JARMAN, JEMISON, JENKINS, JENKS, JENNINGS, JENSEN, JERKINS, JERNIGAN, JERSILD, JETER, JOHNS, JOHNSON, JOHNSTON, JOINER, JONES, JORDAN, JOSEPH, JOYNER, JULY, KEARLEY, KEE, KELLER, KELLEY, KELLY, KELSON, KEMP, KENDRICK, KENNEDY, KENNERSON, KENNON, KEOUGH, KERNANDER, KEY, KIDWELL, KILCREAS, KILLCREAS, KILLINGSWORTH, KING, KINMON, KIRBY, KIRTLAND, KIRVEN, KITCHEN, KNIGHT, KNOPP, KNOTT, KNOX, KOHLER, KROUSE, KRUSE, LACOSTE, LAMBERT, LAMBERTH, LAMBETH, LANCASTER, LANE, LANGE, LANGHAM, LANTRON, LASS, LAWRENCE, LAWSON, LAY, LAYPORT, LEA, LEAVINES, LEAVINS, LEE, LENOIR, LEONARD, LEVAINES, LEVENS, LEWIS, LINAM, LINDBERG, LINDER, LINDSAY, LINDSEY, LINTON, LIPSCOMB, LITCHFIELD, LITTLE, LOEWEN, LOFTIN, LONE, LONG, LOSSING, LOTHAM, LOUDENBACK, LOVETT, LOWELL, LUCIUS, LUKES, LYNES, LYONS, MACK, MAGEE, MAHLER, MAHONEY, MAIBEN, MAIBER, MALONE, MANNING, MARCHAND, MARINO, MARSH, MARTIN, MARUSIC, MASHBURN, MASON, MATHERS, MATHES, MATHESON, MATHEWS, MATHIS, MATTHEWS, MAURY, MAY, MAYGARDEN, MAYO, MCAVOY, MCBRIDE, MCCALL, MCCALLUM, MCCONNELL, MCCOY, MCCURDY, MCDANIEL, MCDAVID, MCDONALD, MCDOWELL, MCENTEE, MCFARLAND, MCGILL, MCGOWAN, MCKELVEY, MCKENZIE, MCKINLEY, MCKINZEY, MCLACKLAIN, MCLAIN, MCLELLAND, MCLEOD, MCLOSKEY, MCMILLAN, MCMILLIAN, MCNAUGHT, MCNEILL, MCQUADE, MCRAE, MCREE, MEDCALF, MELTON, MELVIN, MENCHEN, MERCHANT, MEYER, MIDDLETON, MIKLEG, MILLANDON, MILLER, MILLS, MILNER, MILSTEAD, MILSTED, MILSTEED, MILTON, MIMS, MINCHEW, MITCHELL, MITCHEM, MIZELL, MOBLEY, MONDAY, MONIAC, MOON, MOORE, MORGAN, MORRIS, MORTON, MOSELEY, MOSLEY, MOSS, MOTHERSHEAD, MULDOON, MUNNERLYN, MURPHY, MUSSINA, MYLES, NAIL, NATHEY, NATT, NELSON, NEVILL, NIMMO, NIMS, NIXON, NOBLE, NOLAN, NOLEN, NORMAN, NORRIS, NORWOOD, NUNES, OBANNON, ODOM, OGLESBY, OLCOTT, OLETE, OLIVER, OLNEY, OLSON, ONEAL, ONEIL, ORMSBY, ORRELL, OSTMAN, OSWALD, OVERHOLSER, OVERTON, OWEN, PACKER, PADGETT, PAGE, PALMER, PARIS, PARKER, PARKS, PARRISH, PARTRIDGE, PATE, PATRICK, PATTERSON, PAUL, PAYNE, PEAGLER, PEARCE, PECK, PENTON, PERKINS, PERRY, PERSON, PETERS, PETERSON, PETTY, PHELPS, PHILLIMORE, PHILLIPS, PHILLIPY, PIERCE, PITMAN, PITTMAN, PLOCK, POLLARD, POLLITT, POND, POSTON, POTTS, POWELL, POWERS, PRESLEY, PRESSLEY, PRICE, PRIMO, PRINGLE, PRIOR, PRUETT, PURVIS, QUARLES, QUINLEY, QUINNEY, RACINE, RACKARD, RACKLEY, RAIFORD, RAINER, RAINS, RAY, READ, REDDITT, REESE, REEVES, RESMONDO, RESMONDS, REVAULT, REYNOLDS, RHOAD, RHOADES, RICE, RICHARD, RICHBOURG, RICHERSON, RICHISON, RICHMOND, RIDDLE, RIDER, RIELY, ROBBINS, ROBERSON, ROBERTS, ROBERTSON, ROBINSON, ROCKSTUHL, RODGERS, ROGERS, ROHM, ROHWEDDER, ROMUND, ROTHE, ROWLAND, RR, RUPERT, RUSSELL, RYCE, SALES, SAMILTON, SANDERS, SANFORD, SANKS, SAUM, SAUNDERS, SAVOIE, SCHMAUSS, SCHUMACHER, SCOGIN, SCOTT, SCROGGINS, SEARIGHT, SEARLES, SEARLIGHT, SEBASTIAN, SECORD, SEEVER, SELTZER, SEPLEIN, SHAMBO, SHAPLEY, SHARP, SHARRETTS, SHELDON, SHERWIN, SHINE, SHIP, SHIPP, SHIVER, SIBLEY, SIDNER, SIEVERT, SILCOX, SILVER, SIMISON, SIMMES, SIMMONS, SIMS, SINGLETON, SIRMON, SISEMORE, SIZEMORE, SKIBA, SLATER, SLAUGHTER, SLAY, SLEDGE, SMALLWOOD, SMITH, SMOOT, SNARES, SOLIE, SOPER, SORENSEN, SOWELL, SPANSAIL, SPHENIX, SPICER, SPRADLEY, STACY, STAFFORD, STANTON, STAPLES, STAPLETON, STARK, STARKE, STATEN, STEDHAM, STELZENMULLER, STEPHENS, STEPHENSON, STERDIVANT, STETZENMULLER, STEUDTE, STEVENS, STEWART, STICKNEY, STIDHAM, STIGGENS, STIGGINS, STILL, STOCKLEY, STOCKTON, STOKES, STOLENWERK, STONE, STONINGTON, STOUDER, STOUTER, STRONG, STUART, STURDEVANT, STYRON, SUARES, SUAREZ, SULLIVAN, SUNDAY, SUTTON, SWANSTROM, SWAREZ, TAITE, TAITTE, TANNER, TARVIN, TATE, TAYLOR, TEAL, TENNANT, TERRIER, TERRILL, THOMAS, THOMLEY, THOMPSON, THREEFOOT, TILL, TILLOTSON, TOLER, TOLIE, TOLLEN, TOMPKINS, TOUNLEY, TOWNLEY, TRAMMELL, TRAWICK, TREND, TROWBRIDGE, TUNSTALL, TURKE, TURNER, TURVIN, TYLEE, TYNES, TYREE, TYSON, UNDERWOOD, UNTREINER, URSPRUNG, VALREE, VAN IDERSTINE, VAN KIRK, VAUGHAN, VAUGHN, VINCENT, VINES, VOLTZ, WADDILL, WADE, WADSWORTH, WALDROUP, WALKER, WALLACE, WALLER, WALTHALL, WARD, WARNER, WASHINGTON, WATERS, WATHERFORD, WATKINS, WATSON, WATTS, WAYTT, WEAKLEY, WEATHERFORD, WEBER, WEEKES, WEEKLEY, WEEKS, WEISSINGER, WELLS, WESTON, WETZEL, WHATLEY, WHEAT, WHIDBEE, WHITE, WHITEHURST, WHITWORTH, WIGGINS, WIHART, WILCOX, WILKES, WILKINS, WILKS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSON, WILLIS, WILLSON, WILSON, WINHAM, WITBECK, WITTICH, WOLF, WOMACK, WOODCOCK, WOODLEY, WOOLF, WORTHINGTON, WRIGHT, WROTEN, WYATT, WYNN, YARBROUGH, YELDELL, YELDER, YON, YONGE, YORK, YOUNG, ZELLARS


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Book Specifications
Binding Option Copyright Year Dimensions ISBN ISBN13
Paperback 2010 8-5/16' x 10-3/4' 1420311506 9781420311501
Spiral-bound 2006 8-1/2' x 11' (plus coil) 1420300830 9781420300833
Hardbound 2006 8-1/2' x 11' 1420303317 9781420303315


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