Baptist Roots ~ Alabama Outline
Baptist Church History & Genealogy

Alabama Outline

Before 1900, one of the largest religious groups in Alabama were the Baptists. Most church records for Alabama remain with the local churches.

Harwell Goodwin Davis Library
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-0001
Telephone: 205-870-2749
Fax: 205-870-2642

A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Alabama, Hosea Holcombe, 1840, (West Jefferson County Historical Society, 1974).

Some Early Alabama Churches Established Before 1870, (Birmingham, Ala.: The Alabama Society, DAR Parchment Press, 1973; Family History Library film 1026262 item 8).

Bible & Cemetery Records

Alabama Records (by Jones and Gandrud) and the Daughters of the American Revolution Collection contain tombstone inscriptions from many Alabama cemeteries, and many Alabama Bible records.


Transcribed records are welcome, as are copies of records to be transcribed sent to the address below. All records will remain on RootsWeb for everyone to use --free of charge. Please be sure to indicate that they are for Baptist Roots.

Special thanks to Jan Daamen of the International Internet Genealogical Society (IIGS)
for his assistance in the research for this website.

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