Lamar County, Alabama Genealogy

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*'''[[Lamar County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lamar County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lamar County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
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*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674670 Death and Burials 1881-1952]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Lamar County]]''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Lamar County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesMetropolitan&countyID=lamar Lamar County Courthouse]<br>330 First St. NE.<br>Vernon, AL 35592<br>Phone: (205) 695-7193  
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[[Image:Lamar County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Lamar County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesMetropolitan&countyID=lamar Lamar County Courthouse]<br>330 First St. NE.<br>Vernon, AL 35592<br>Phone: (205) 695-7193  
  
 
Probate Office has marriage records 1867-1997,<br>probate and land records;<br>Circuit Clerk Office has divorce and Court Records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lamar County p. 38. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Office has marriage records 1867-1997,<br>probate and land records;<br>Circuit Clerk Office has divorce and Court Records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lamar County p. 38. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Fairview+Cemetery+Lamar+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Fairview+Cemetery&hnear=0x8887acd1b1886eb1:0xbed5937c2ccd8e07,Lamar,+AL&cid=4408520352933673759 Fairview Cemetery (Loundes,MS)]  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Fairview+Cemetery+Lamar+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Fairview+Cemetery&hnear=0x8887acd1b1886eb1:0xbed5937c2ccd8e07,Lamar,+AL&cid=4408520352933673759 Fairview Cemetery (Loundes,MS)]  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Fairview+Cemetery+Lamar+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Fairview+Cemetery&hnear=0x8887acd1b1886eb1:0xbed5937c2ccd8e07,Lamar,+AL&cid=5683872731550855102 Fairview Cemetery (off Co. Rd. 151, Marion)]  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Fairview+Cemetery+Lamar+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Fairview+Cemetery&hnear=0x8887acd1b1886eb1:0xbed5937c2ccd8e07,Lamar,+AL&cid=5683872731550855102 Fairview Cemetery (off Co. Rd. 151, Marion)]  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Fairview+Cemetery+Lamar+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Fairview+Cemetery&hnear=0x8887acd1b1886eb1:0xbed5937c2ccd8e07,Lamar,+AL&cid=4259668472720848849 Fairview Cemetery (Tuscaloosa) <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1330640543030_928" />]
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Fairview+Cemetery+Lamar+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Fairview+Cemetery&hnear=0x8887acd1b1886eb1:0xbed5937c2ccd8e07,Lamar,+AL&cid=4259668472720848849 Fairview Cemetery (Tuscaloosa) <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1330640543030_928" />]  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Fairview+Cemetery+Lamar+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Fairview+Cemetery&hnear=0x8887acd1b1886eb1:0xbed5937c2ccd8e07,Lamar,+AL&cid=1515459680116358399 Fairview Cemetery (Marion)]  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Fairview+Cemetery+Lamar+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Fairview+Cemetery&hnear=0x8887acd1b1886eb1:0xbed5937c2ccd8e07,Lamar,+AL&cid=1515459680116358399 Fairview Cemetery (Marion)]  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Fairview+Cemetery+Lamar+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Fairview+Cemetery&hnear=0x8887acd1b1886eb1:0xbed5937c2ccd8e07,Lamar,+AL&cid=14941991032784094393 Fairview Cemetery (Hackleburg)]  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Fairview+Cemetery+Lamar+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Fairview+Cemetery&hnear=0x8887acd1b1886eb1:0xbed5937c2ccd8e07,Lamar,+AL&cid=14941991032784094393 Fairview Cemetery (Hackleburg)]  
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps/place?rls=com.microsoft:*&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1&rlz=1I7GPEA_en&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Wilson+Cemetery+Lamar+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Wilson+Cemetery&hnear=0x8887acd1b1886eb1:0xbed5937c2ccd8e07,Lamar,+AL&cid=14138013903712165105 Wilson Cemetery (Tuscaloosa)]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,158483,n,wofford%20cemetery.cfm Wofford Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,158483,n,wofford%20cemetery.cfm Wofford Cemetery]
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/lamar/newspapers/vernon-courier.htm The Vernon Courier (1886 - 1889)]
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/lamar/newspapers/vernon-courier.htm The Vernon Courier (1886 - 1889)]
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== References  ==
 
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Lamar County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent Counties
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


Contents

County Courthouse

Lamar County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
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 Records

Court Records

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Transcribed newspapers:

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

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

  • Marriage notices found in the transcribed newspapers at The USGenWeb Archives - free.

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).