Find your ancestors in Alabama State Census 1855

Find out new facts about your family members who lived in Alabama in the middle of the 19th century. Pinpoint the location of your ancestors in the state and discover the names of their neighbors.

What can these records tell me?

There are nearly 35,000 records in this state census, and each entry was filled out by an adult resident of the state. While the information for each person varies, Alabama state census 1855 typically includes:

  • First and last name
  • County
  • Page number
  • Discover more about Alabama state census 1855

    Alabama became the 22nd state of the United States in 1820 and conducted a state census in 1855 to count the population and apportion representation for the state legislature. As a result, each record named the individual and the county where they lived.

    Use the information in your ancestor’s record to place them in the state at this specific moment in time, an important step for conducting further genealogical research. You could learn new facts about your family’s background that will be necessary to uncover additional details in our other collections.

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