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DeKalb County was established January 9, 1836 from land that was ceded to the federal government by the Cherokee Nation. It is located in the Northeast corner of Alabama, and was named for Baron Johann Sebastian DeKalb, an American Revolutionary War hero. The county seat is Fort Payne.In the census of 2000, there were 64,452 people in the county.

Neighboring counties are; Jackson, Marshall, Etowah, and Cherokee in in Alabama.
Also the Counties of Chattooga, Walker, and Dade in Georgia.

If you would like to adopt a county, please contact the SC or ASC. The State Coordinator is Ann Allen Geoghegan, and Jeff Kemp is the Assistant State Coordinator.
The ALGenWeb State Archivist is Carolyn Golowka.

I am Annette Bame Peebles, the coordinator for this county. Email me if you have data to add to this page. My email can also be found on the 'Contact' page. This site is being worked on so there will be links for the time being that do not work, some things will be moved around as well but for the most part things will stay the same, but please remember you can still add data to the site as I work on it.  I will be keeping the cemetery photos where they are but if you have other cem photos with no index photos of family members, buildings, documents, etc., I will be making a photos page for those. If there is anything else you would like to see added please let me know.  Thank you.
I do not live in Alabama and cannot research for you, but I will try very hard to help. Thank you.

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