Fayette County, Alabama
~ 1870 Census Index ~

Your corrections are welcomed!

The following index was compiled and generously contributed to this website by W.T. "Terry" Thornton.  The information below is based on his careful examination of the online census images.  Surnames, given names (or initials), ages, places of birth, and census image references have been included.  Given names that were abbreviated in the census record were changed to the full spellings in this index.

Remember, this is NOT an every-name index.  Entries in bold type indicate a head of household.  No additional members of that particular household with the same surname are listed in this index (see the images for a complete listing).  Entries in regular type indicate a member of a household with a surname different from the household head.  Where there are multiple such people in a household, only one was included in this index, usually the first listed or the eldest (see images for a complete listing).

Like most U.S. censuses, the 1870 enumeration of Fayette County is plagued by poor spelling and even worse penmanship.  Then again, legibility is often in the eye of the beholder.  For example, what may look like Thompston to a transcriber may clearly be seen as Thornton by a descendant.  But how many Thornton researchers will overlook this misguided interpretation of the surname?

The goal of this index is not to prove that census takers can't spell or that transcribers can't read.  Rather, it is to repair the most egregious mistakes of both.  Correcting your ancestor's name here — even if your interpretation is not universally accepted — should make it easier for other researchers to find him or her on the 1870 Fayette County census.

Please contact the Fayette County Coordinator with your comments and suggestions.

• Entries in RED are questionable; help is needed to identify the actual surnames.
  • Highlighted items have been changed from the original transcription (see Changes).
• A plus sign (+) indicates that a family enumeration continues on the next page.
• Two plus signs (++) indicate that a household entry continues on the second census page following (some sections are not in proper sequence).
• A minus sign (-) indicates that a household entry continues on the previous census page (again, some sections are not in order).

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | HI  | J | K | L | M | Mc | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

~ C ~
CAIN, R.P., 69, SC, 457b
CHRISTIAN, W.M., 39, AL, 428a
CONNER, James, 30, SC, 367a
CAIN, T.M., 36, AL, 457b
CLAYTON, Frances, 37, GA, 393a

COOK, David, 26, MS, 432a
CAIN, W.E., 48, GA, 429a
CLEMENTS, Jackson, 25, AL, 439a
COOK, Elizabeth, 17, AL, 393a
CAIN, W.M., 23, AL, 457b
CLEMINS, Catharine, 25, GA, 429a
COOK, James, 21, AL, 375a
CAMEL, Thomas, 20, GA, 393a
CLIFTON, James, 45, SC, 423a
COOK, Nancy A., 48, NC, 375b
CANNON, Joseph, 30, AL, 458a
COBBS, Albert, 35, TN, 32, 393b
COOPER, Harry, 58, GA, 401a
CAPLES, Lewis, 40, AL, 382a
COBBS, John, 75, SC, 394a
COOPER, Jane, 45, AL, 431b+
CAPLES, Minsa, 66, SC, 412b
COCHRAN, B., 70, NC, 404b

COOPER, Mary, 19, GA, 432a 
CAR, J.O., 20, AL, 399b
COCHRAN, Herman, 24, AL, 412a
CORBEL, Alex, 30, AL, 403b 
CARAWAY, E.A., 29, AL, 454b
COCHRAN, James H., 60, SC, 407b
CORBEL, C.A., 40, AL, 402b
CARAWAY, Rebecca, 60, SC, 454b
COCHRAN, Matilda, 70, SC, 403a
CORBEL, M.J., 11, AL, 412a 
CARDWELL, James, 25, AL, 450a
COCHRAN, W., 25, AL, 377b
CORBETT, A.J., 45, GA, 387a
CARGIEL, Alfred, 57, NC, 411b
COCK, Isham, 40, AL, 394a
CORBETT, L.E., 39, GA, 384a
CARN, R.P., 67, SC, 456a+
COLE, Littleton, 65, GA, 437b
CORBIN, J.A., 24, GA, 382a
CASTLEBERRY, Nancy, 50, NC, 394a
COLE, Martin, 13, AL, 441b

CORBIN, W.T.M., 51, GA, 382a
CASTLEBERRY, Soloman, 38, AL, 397a
COLE, Fowntan, 47, N.A. AL, 441b
COTTEN, George, 55, AL, 415b 
CASTLEBERRY, Soloman, 55, AL, 394a
COLLINS, A.M.C., 59, SC, 407a
COTTON, Syntha, 55, GA, 415b
CAYAIL, William, 22, SC, 407a
COLLINS, G.B., 30, NC, 448a
COUCH, F.M., 40, AL, 369a
CHAFFIN, C.C., 34, GA, 372a
COLLINS, Green, 51, NC, 454a
CRANE, John, 46, AL, 397b
CHAMBERLESS, M.E., 35, GA, 370a
COLLINS, J.A., 32, SC, 430a
CROW, Catharine, 75, SC, 427a
CHAMBESS, J.T., 29, TN, 370b
COLLINS, J.R., 25, AL, 402a
CROW, S.H., 29, AL, 428a
CHAPEL, Miles, 80, TN, 440a
COLLINS, James B., 40, SC, 412b+
CROWLY, R.A., 27, AL, 421a
CHAPEL, William, 22, AL, 437a
COLLINS, Jane, 22, AL, 386b

CROWLY, Thomas, 51, MD, 436a
CHATHAM, J.H., 28, AL, 424a
COLLINS, Jonathan W., 52, SC, 409a
CROWLY, William, 22, AL, 436a
CHILDS, Ny, 48, AL, 386b
COLLINS, W.T., 20, TN, 371a
CUNNINGHAM, Jane, 35, SC, 384b
CHRISTAN, Nancy, 28, GA, 443b
COMMON, Thomas S., 49, AL, 424c
CURRY, W.D., 10, AL, 422b 
CHRISTIAN, P.M., 22, AL, 444a
CONER, E.G., 34, AL, 454a

CHRISTIAN, Thomas, 59, SC, 444b
CONLEY, Susan, 36, AL, 435a

~ D ~
DAILY, S.J., 22, GA, 405b
DAVIS, S.K., 45, AL, 445a
DODSON, J.T., 25, AL, 387b
DALEY, T.M., 24, GA, 405a
DAVIS, Thomas, 23, AL, 439a

DODSON, James M., 48, AL, 411b
DARDEN, Artha, 38, AL, 460a
DAVIS, Thomas H., 33, AL, 449a
DODSON, M., 48, AL, 369a
DARDEN, Moss, 27, AL, 460a
DENNIS, Ben, 34, AL, 421b
DODSON, M.A., 39, AL, 385a
DARDEN, S.H., 60, GA, 460a
DENSON, Manen, 62, NC, 399a
DODSON, Semic, 64, SC, 385a
DARDEN, Warren, 60, AL, 460a
DEVERS, Abagil, 55, NC, 417b
DONNELL, Mary, 28, GA, 367a
DAVENPORT, Jane, 64, SC, 384a
DEVERS, George, 35, GA, 419a
DORSE, Caroline, 35, SC, 460b
DAVIS, C., 27, AL, 405a
DICK, Henry, 41, AL, 433a
DOTY, Sam, 24, AL, 437b+
DAVIS, C.R., 24, SC, 451b
DICKERSON, J.J., 74, SC, 368b

DOUGHTY, Will, 23, AL, 459a
DAVIS, G.R., 42, SC, 451a
DICKINSON, P.I., 47, GA, 402a
DOWNS, T.A., 47, AL, 458b
DAVIS, Harvy, 23, SC, 425a
DICKINSON, R., 28, AL, 366b

DUCKNETE, J.H., 55, SC, 425a
DAVIS, James, 25, AL, 417b
DOBBINS, James, 30, AL, 396b
DUDLEY, S.A.R., 17, AL, 408b
DAVIS, Jesse, 23, AL, 415b
DOBBS, Jerry, 49, TN, 416b
DUKE, Tayler, 23, GA, 367a
DAVIS, John I., 30, AL, 434a
DOBBS, Sarah, 49, AL, 417a
DUNCAN, J.N., 37, SC, 424c
DAVIS, Lutilin, 16, AL, 417b
DOBINS, Mary, 57, NC, 396b
DUNCAN, S., 73, SC, 424c
DAVIS, Matthew, 70, NC, 386b+
DOBY, Autney, 62, SC, 436b
DUNN, Winton, 35, AL, 444b
DAVIS, Miles, 21, AL, 440b
DOBY, Willis, 15, AL, 437b

DURET, Mariah, 41, AL, 439b
DAVIS, R.G., 37, AL, 385b
DODD, Alfred, 26, GA, 427b
DYER, W.A., 33, GA, 451a
DAVIS, Richard, 59, GA, 439a+
DODD, John, 26, GA, 421a
DYKE, Lewis, 45, VA, 440b
DAVIS, S.E., 42, AL, 404a
DODSON, Horace, 54, SC, 384b

~ E ~
EANEY, W.B., 71, NC, 423a
EDMONDS, W.A., 51, GA, 442a
ENIS, W.S., 34, AL, 394b
EARNEST, Burrell, 52, GA, 445a+
EDMONSON, Daniel, 50, AL, 459a

ENIS, William M., 40, AL, 393a
EARNEST, F.H., 15, AL, 379b
EDNEY, J.N., 37, AL, 403a
ERWIN, John, 48, AL, 373b
EARNEST, F.M., 19, AL, 379b
ELIS, John, 35, GA, 437a
ESTIS, Cooper, 56, SC, 426b
EARNEST, Manuel, 29, AL, 444b
ELIS, W.A., 35, GA, 441b
ESTIS, E.C., 23, GA, 451a
EARNEST, W.S., 21, AL, 371a
ELLIOTT, Thomas, 21, MS, 407b
ETIL, Caleb, 30, Germany, 383a
EARNEST, William, 39, TN, 445a
ELLIS, J.F., 26, AL, 410b
EVERETT, E.L., 34, GA, 447b
EASON, H., 53, GA, 396a
ELLIS, Jermiah, 50, AL, 407a+
EZELL, S.H., 20, NC, 407a
EASON, Moses, 38, GA, 396b
ENIS, John, 47, AL, 392a

EDMANS, John, 36, GA, 392a+
ENIS, Thomas D., 48, AL, 417b

~ F ~
F___RD, James, 48, GA, 400b
FONDRAN, ___, 20, AL, 420a
FOWLER, Joseph, 32, SC, 414a
FAQUAHAR, James, 40, AL, 421b
FONDRAN, Elizabeth, 48, AL, 418b

FOWLER, Morton, 45, SC, 414b
FAQUAHAR, William, 48, NC, 421b
FONDRAN, John, 24, AL, 419b
FOWLER, Richard, 59, SC, 414a
FARQUHAR, James, 56, SC, 434b
FORTENBERRY, N.Z., 23, GA, 420b
FOWLER, Steven, 21, AL, 414a
FAUZY, Caroline, 34, TN, 411a
FORTENBERY, H.M., 25, SC, 436b
FOWLER, Thomas, 49, SC, 414b+
FEARS, Peter, 60, NC, 408a
FOSTER, A.E., 55, SC, 409b
FOWLER, W.G., 27, GA, 426b
FEARS, Rily, 61, AL, 390a
FOSTER, Anthony, 61, SC, 411b
FOWLER, Wesley, 19, AL, 414b
FELTMAN, B.T., 28, AL, 419b
FOSTER, J.M., 25, AL, 408b

FOWLER, William, 25, SC, 415a
FERES, Judith, 72, GA, 437b
FOSTER, J.T., 52, GA, 455a
FREEMAN, George, 25, AL, 432a
FERGUSON, Joseph, 28, AL, 415a
FOSTER, James F., 28, AL, 408a
FREEMAN, H., 39, SC, 427b
FERGUSON, Samuel, 37, AL, 417a
FOSTER, Jonathan D., 21, GA, 455a
FREEMAN, James, 45, SC, 428b
FERGUSON, Willy, 47, GA, 395b
FOSTER, Mary, 52, GA, 411b+
FREEMAN, Jesse, 60, GA, 442a
FIELDS, George, 44, AL, 446a
FOSTER, R.B., 46, GA, 455a
FREEMAN, Jesse, 84, NC, 441a
FIKES, ___, 46, NC, 448a
FOSTER, Simpson, 36, GA, 455a
FREEMAN, M., 40, AL, 457a
FILES, Ambrose, 50, AL, 390a
FOSTER, W.R., 23, AL, 408a+
FREEMAN, Martha, 77, VA, 438a
FINALEY, W., 16, AL, 378b
FOWLER, Edward, 30, SC, 416a
FRESHOUR, George, 89, PA, 434b
FLORNEY, J.F., 44, GA, 448b
FOWLER, Green, 35, SC, 415a
FROST, Christofer, 23, AL, 446a
FLORNOY, Virginia, 16, MS, 402b
FOWLER, John, 51, SC, 414b
FULLERTON, Robert, 65, SC, 420b+

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This page posted 10 Jun 2006.

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