Jones County, Alabama

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== History Tidbit  ==
 
== History Tidbit  ==
  
*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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*Jones County was formed 4 February 1867 from [[Jackson County, Alabama|Jackson]], [[Blount County, Alabama|Blount]] counties and the Cherokee Cession.  
 
*Abolished 3 November 1867 and returned to parent counties (Jackson and Blount).  
 
*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 was organized from the territory originally assigned to Jones County on 8 October 1868.  

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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