Lauderdale County, Alabama Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Alabama|Alabama]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[{{PAGENAME}}|Lauderdale County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1818'''--Lauderdale County was originally included in [[Houston County, Alabama|Houston ]]County created by land speculators in 1784, then made a part of [[Elk County, Alabama|Elk ]]County by the Mississipi territorial legislature before 1817. The present county was&nbsp;created 6 February 1818&nbsp;from the&nbsp;[[Cherokee County, Alabama|Cherokee]], [[Chickasaw County, Mississippi|Chickasaw]], and [[Choctaw County, Alabama|Choctaw ]]Cession of 1816. '''County seat:'''&nbsp;Florence <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1818'''--Lauderdale County was originally included in [[Houston County, Alabama|Houston ]]County created by land speculators in 1784, then made a part of [[Elk County, Alabama|Elk ]]County by the Mississipi territorial legislature before 1817. The present county was&nbsp;created 6 February 1818&nbsp;from the&nbsp;[[Cherokee County, Alabama|Cherokee]], [[Chickasaw County, Mississippi|Chickasaw]], and [[Choctaw County, Alabama|Choctaw ]]Cession of 1816.<br>'''County seat:''' Florence<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,126987,n,smith%20bottom%20cemetery.cfm Smith Bottom Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,126987,n,smith%20bottom%20cemetery.cfm Smith Bottom Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,127009,n,smith%20cemetery.cfm Smith Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,127009,n,smith%20cemetery.cfm Smith Cemetery]  
*[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=Smith+Cemetery+Lauderdale+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Smith+Cemetery&hnear=0x887d37bcabdda917:0x9105735b86c64df4,Lauderdale,+AL&cid=5424517227579373125 Smith Cemetery (Colbert) <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1331568788355_247" />]
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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=Smith+Cemetery+Lauderdale+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Smith+Cemetery&hnear=0x887d37bcabdda917:0x9105735b86c64df4,Lauderdale,+AL&cid=5424517227579373125 Smith Cemetery (Colbert) <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1331568788355_247" />]  
 
*[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=Smith+Cemetery+Lauderdale+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Smith+Cemetery&hnear=0x887d37bcabdda917:0x9105735b86c64df4,Lauderdale,+AL&cid=1390367330501489236 Smith Cemetery (Co Rd 41)]  
 
*[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=Smith+Cemetery+Lauderdale+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Smith+Cemetery&hnear=0x887d37bcabdda917:0x9105735b86c64df4,Lauderdale,+AL&cid=1390367330501489236 Smith Cemetery (Co Rd 41)]  
 
*[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=Smith+Cemetery+Lauderdale+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Smith+Cemetery&hnear=0x887d37bcabdda917:0x9105735b86c64df4,Lauderdale,+AL&cid=18096728495556918669 Smith Cemetery (Co Rd 387)]  
 
*[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=Smith+Cemetery+Lauderdale+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Smith+Cemetery&hnear=0x887d37bcabdda917:0x9105735b86c64df4,Lauderdale,+AL&cid=18096728495556918669 Smith Cemetery (Co Rd 387)]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,127932,n,thornton%20cemetery.cfm Thornton Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,127932,n,thornton%20cemetery.cfm Thornton Cemetery]  
 
*[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=Thornton+Cemetery+Lauderdale+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Thornton+Cemetery&hnear=0x887d37bcabdda917:0x9105735b86c64df4,Lauderdale,+AL&cid=3518249298298705775 Thornton Cemetery (Co Rd 569)]  
 
*[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=Thornton+Cemetery+Lauderdale+County+Alabama&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Thornton+Cemetery&hnear=0x887d37bcabdda917:0x9105735b86c64df4,Lauderdale,+AL&cid=3518249298298705775 Thornton Cemetery (Co Rd 569)]  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=26726 Tri-cities Memorial Gardens <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1331571794871_936" />]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=26726 Tri-cities Memorial Gardens <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1331571794871_936" />]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,128254,n,underwood%20cemetery.cfm Underwood Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,128254,n,underwood%20cemetery.cfm Underwood Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,128421,n,vaughn%20cemetery.cfm Vaughn Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,128421,n,vaughn%20cemetery.cfm Vaughn Cemetery]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,129331,n,zion%20cemetery.cfm Zion Cemetery]
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,129331,n,zion%20cemetery.cfm Zion Cemetery]
  
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==== Church ====
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==== Court  ====
 
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*[http://archive.flpl.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/CourtRecord&CISOPTR=63&REC=1 County Circuit Court record book for 1843-50] - can be viewed online at the website of the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library website. <br>
 
*[http://archive.flpl.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/CourtRecord&CISOPTR=63&REC=1 County Circuit Court record book for 1843-50] - can be viewed online at the website of the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library website. <br>
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Center<br> ====
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:27, 4 April 2012


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

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[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Lauderdale County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church

Court


Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).