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Lawrence County, Alabama
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Location in the state of Alabama
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Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 6, 1818
County Seat Moulton
Courthouse


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County Courthouse

LAWRENCE COUNTY
14330 Court Street
Moulton, AL 35650
Phone: (256) 974-2432

Probate Judge has marriage, divorce, probate and land records from 1810
Clerk Circuit Court has court records [1]

History

Parent County

1818--Lawrence County was created 6 February 1818 from the Cherokee, Chickasaw and Choctaw Cession of 1816.
County seat: Moulton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1859 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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Places/Localities

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Resources

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Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

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Web Sites

References

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

 

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