Lamar County, Alabama Genealogy

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A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Lamar County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com.  
 
A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Lamar County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com.  
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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.usgwarchives.net/al/lamar.htm USGenWeb Archives Project] ~ contains record transcriptions from Bibles, obituaries, court records and more.
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/AL/Lamar/ Lamar County, Alabama Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
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Revision as of 18:32, 18 August 2012

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Tax
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Lamar County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Lamar County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 4, 1867
County Seat Vernon
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Lamar County

Contents

County Courthouse

Lamar County Courthouse
330 First St. NE.
Vernon, AL 35592
Phone: (205) 695-7193

Probate Office has marriage records 1867-1997,
probate and land records;
Circuit Clerk Office has divorce and Court Records [1]

History

Parent County

1867--Lamar County was created 4 February 1867 from Marion and Fayette Counties.
County seat: Vernon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1866 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

Lamar County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1870 8,893
1880 12,142 36.5%
1890 14,187 16.8%
1900 16,084 13.4%
1910 17,487 8.7%
1920 18,149 3.8%
1930 18,001 −0.8%
1940 19,708 9.5%
1950 16,441 −16.6%
1960 14,271 −13.2%
1970 14,335 0.4%
1980 16,453 14.8%
1990 15,715 −4.5%
2000 15,904 1.2%
2010 14,564 −8.4%
  named Sanford County, 1868-1877
For tips on accessing Lamar County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Transcribed newspapers:

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death


A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Lamar County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com.

Newspaper Transcriptions

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lamar County p. 38. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).