Lauderdale County, Alabama Genealogy

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*'''[[Lauderdale County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lauderdale County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lauderdale County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
 
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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/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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*Boyd, Gregory A. ''Family Maps of Lauderdale County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More''. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2006. This is a definitive work and can be used as an index to land grants. Digital version at [http://www.historygeo.com/maplib/prjs/AL HistoryGeo.com] ($). Website includes free surname index. {{FHL|1359822|item|disp=FHL Book 976.199 E7b}}.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 16:45, 14 August 2012

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






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  • Lauderdale County, Alabama Genealogy residents may also have records in
    Neighboring Counties:
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Lauderdale County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Lauderdale County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 6, 1818
County Seat Florence
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Lauderdale County

Contents

County Courthouse

Lauderdale County Courthouse
200 South Court Street,
Florence, AL 35630 
 Phone: (256) 760-5728

Probate Judge has marriage and probate records [1]

History

Parent County

1818--Lauderdale County was originally included in Houston County created by land speculators in 1784, then made a part of Elk County by the Mississipi territorial legislature before 1817. The present county was created 6 February 1818 from the Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Choctaw Cession of 1816.
County seat: Florence[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Lauderdale County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1820 4,963
1830 11,781 137.4%
1840 14,485 23.0%
1850 17,172 18.6%
1860 17,420 1.4%
1870 15,091 −13.4%
1880 21,035 39.4%
1890 23,739 12.9%
1900 26,559 11.9%
1910 30,936 16.5%
1920 39,556 27.9%
1930 41,130 4.0%
1940 46,230 12.4%
1950 54,179 17.2%
1960 61,622 13.7%
1970 68,111 10.5%
1980 80,546 18.3%
1990 79,661 −1.1%
2000 87,966 10.4%
2010 92,709 5.4%
For tips on accessing Lauderdale County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.


Church

Court


Land and Property

To place a grant or deed on a map within context of Lauderdale County, Alabama Genealogy see:

  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Lauderdale County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2006. This is a definitive work and can be used as an index to land grants. Digital version at HistoryGeo.com ($). Website includes free surname index. FHL Book 976.199 E7b.

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death


Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lauderdale 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).