Sumter County, Alabama Genealogy

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Revision as of 16:52, 21 May 2012

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






For earlier dates, try...

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Sumter County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Sumter County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 18, 1832
County Seat Livingston
Courthouse


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Sumter County

Contents

County Courthouse

SUMTER COUNTY
Washington Street
Livingston, AL 35470
Phone: (205) 652-2291

Probate Judge has a few birth records from 1888-1918
marriage and probate record from 1833,
land records and historical voters maps [1]

History

Parent County

1832--Sumter County was created 18 December 1832 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830.
County seat: Livingston [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1901 -- 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

BillionGraves

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
184029,937
185022,250−25.7%
186024,0358.0%
187024,1090.3%
188028,72819.2%
189029,5742.9%
190032,71010.6%
191028,699−12.3%
192025,569−10.9%
193026,9295.3%
194027,3211.5%
195023,610−13.6%
196020,041−15.1%
197016,974−15.3%
198016,908−0.4%
199016,174−4.3%
200014,798−8.5%
201013,763−7.0%

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


Church

Court

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Alabama, Sumter County Circuit Court Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sumter County p. 39. 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).