- Butler County, Alabama
Butler County, Alabama was formed December 13, 1819, the day before Alabama gained statehood. It was formed from Conecuh and Monroe Counties. See Monroe County for records prior to 1819.
Neighboring counties currently include Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Lowndes, Monroe and Wilcox.
There are a few histories available for Butler County, Alabama including:
The History of Butler County, Alabama from 1815 to 1885 by John Buckner Little at HathiTrust
The History of Butler County, Alabama from 1815 to 1885 by John Buckner Little at Google Books
The History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography in Four Volumes, Volume III, published 1921 at Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH)
The History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography in Four Volumes, Volume IV, published 1921 at HathiTrust (all four volumes are at HathiTrust)
Transcribed excerpt from the History of Butler County by Albert James Pickett contributed by E. Lee Saffold to USGenWeb