Jones County, Alabama Genealogy

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== County Courthouse ==
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== History Tidbit ==
  
== History  ==
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*Jones County was formed 4 February 1867 from [[Jackson_County,_Alabama|Jackson]], [[Blount_County,_Alabama|Blount]] counties and the Cherokee Cession.
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*Abolished 3 November 1867 and returned to parent counties (Jackson and Blount).
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*Sanford County was organized from the territory originally assigned to Jones County on 8 October 1868.
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*Sanford County renamed 1877 to [[Lamar County, Alabama|Lamar]] County.
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*For the records, see Lamar County.
  
==== Parent County ====
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== References ==
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*Alabama: Her History Resources, W. Brewer; pub. Montgomery, Alabama, 1872.
 
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*Alabama History, Joel Campbell Dubose; pub. Atlanta 1908
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*History of Alabama, Albert Burton Moore; pub. Chicago, 1927
 
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*History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Thomas McAvory Owen; pub. Chicago, 1921.  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*Report of the Alabama History Commission, Thomas McAvory Owen; pub. Montgomery, Alabama 1901
 
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*History of Alabama, Albert James Pickett; pub. Birmingham, Alabama 1878
== Resources ==
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Townships and Cities  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=192557&subject_disp=Alabama%2C+Jones&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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== References  ==
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[[Category:Jones_County,_Alabama]]
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[[Category:Lamar_County,_Alabama]]

Revision as of 08:37, 14 August 2008

United States > Alabama > Benton County

History Tidbit

  • Jones County was formed 4 February 1867 from Jackson, Blount counties and the Cherokee Cession.
  • Abolished 3 November 1867 and returned to parent counties (Jackson and Blount).
  • Sanford County was organized from the territory originally assigned to Jones County on 8 October 1868.
  • Sanford County renamed 1877 to Lamar County.
  • For the records, see Lamar County.

References

  • Alabama: Her History Resources, W. Brewer; pub. Montgomery, Alabama, 1872.
  • Alabama History, Joel Campbell Dubose; pub. Atlanta 1908
  • History of Alabama, Albert Burton Moore; pub. Chicago, 1927
  • History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Thomas McAvory Owen; pub. Chicago, 1921.
  • Report of the Alabama History Commission, Thomas McAvory Owen; pub. Montgomery, Alabama 1901
  • History of Alabama, Albert James Pickett; pub. Birmingham, Alabama 1878