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St. Clair County, Alabama


Named for Revolutionary War general, 
Arthur St. Clair, 
St. Clair County was created from Shelby County
on 20 November, 1818. 
On 20 December, 1820, a part of the county 
was added to Jefferson

The county seat is located in both Ashville and Pell City. 


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 History of St. Clair County, including an explanation of why St. Clair County has two courthouses, from the Alabama Department of Archives & History
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 1840 Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services, with their names, ages and places of residence.
 Brief Histories of 3 African-American Churches excerpted from Shadow of the Almighty: Brief Histories of Eighteen Churches in Lower Beaver Valley , by Joseph L. Whitten, copyright 1992. Reproduced here with kind permission of the author. Copper Springs Baptist Church (1873), Baker Zion Baptist Church and New Hope United Methodist Church are located in the Branchville/Odenville area of St. Clair County. These histories include mention of many surnames. 
Cropwell Baptist Church (Alabama) Records The actual records are not online, but anyone with ancestors who may have attended this church will be interested to know that the University of Southern Mississippi has these church records in their manuscript collection. 
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