Lowndes County, Alabama Genealogy

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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1881</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1830</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1881</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1865</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Lowndes County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lowndes County, Alabama#Newspapers|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lowndes County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Lowndes County, Alabama#Parent County|Parent Counties]]'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Lowndes County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Lowndes County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg]] [http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesMetropolitan&countyID=lowndes Lowndes County Courthouse]<br>Tuskeena Street<br>Hayneville, AL 36040 <br>Phone:&nbsp;(334) 548-2252  
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[[Image:Lowndes County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=countiesMetropolitan&countyID=lowndes Lowndes County Courthouse]<br>Tuskeena Street<br>Hayneville, AL 36040 <br>Phone:&nbsp;(334) 548-2252  
  
 
Judge of Probate has marriage and land records from 1830,<br>birth and death records from 1879<br>Probate Records from 1870 and<br>military discharge records from 1919 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lowndes County p. 38. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Judge of Probate has marriage and land records from 1830,<br>birth and death records from 1879<br>Probate Records from 1870 and<br>military discharge records from 1919 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lowndes County p. 38. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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==== Church Records ====
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==== Court Records  ====
 
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==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
  
To place a grant or deed on a map within context of {{PAGENAME}} see:<br>  
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To place a grant or deed on a map within context of {{PAGENAME}} see:<br>
  
 
*Boyd, Gregory A. ''Family Maps of Lowndes County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More''. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2007. 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|1445428|item|disp=FHL Book 976.1465 E7b}}.
 
*Boyd, Gregory A. ''Family Maps of Lowndes County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More''. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2007. 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] ($). Website includes free surname index. {{FHL|1445428|item|disp=FHL Book 976.1465 E7b}}.
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:*'''1865-1866''' - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1264 Ancestry] ($). Lowndes County is in District 2.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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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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Revision as of 18:25, 24 August 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Lowndes County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1881
1830
1881
1865
1830
1830
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent Counties
Lowndes County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Lowndes County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 20, 1830
County Seat Hayneville
Courthouse


Contents

County Courthouse

Lowndes County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Lowndes County Courthouse
Tuskeena Street
Hayneville, AL 36040
Phone: (334) 548-2252

Judge of Probate has marriage and land records from 1830,
birth and death records from 1879
Probate Records from 1870 and
military discharge records from 1919 [1]

History

Parent County

1830--Lowndes County was created 20 January 1830 from Butler, Dallas, and Montgomery Counties.
County seat: Hayneville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

Lowndes County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1820
1830 9,410
1840 19,539 107.6%
1850 21,915 12.2%
1860 27,716 26.5%
1870 25,719 −7.2%
1880 31,176 21.2%
1890 31,550 1.2%
1900 35,651 13.0%
1910 31,894 −10.5%
1920 25,406 −20.3%
1930 22,878 −10.0%
1940 22,661 −0.9%
1950 18,018 −20.5%
1960 15,417 −14.4%
1970 12,897 −16.3%
1980 13,253 2.8%
1990 12,658 −4.5%
2000 13,473 6.4%
2010 11,299 −16.1%
For tips on accessing Lowndes County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.


Church Records

Court Records

Land and Property

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

  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Lowndes County, Alabama: with Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries, Railroads, and More. Norman, Okla.: Arphax Pub. Co., 2007. 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 976.1465 E7b.

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate Records

Research Guides

  • Inventory of the County Archives of Alabama: Lowndes County. Birmingham, Ala.: The Project, 1939. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Taxation

  • 1865-1866 - U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918 at Ancestry ($). Lowndes County is in District 2.

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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