Sumter County, Alabama Genealogy

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Revision as of 18:21, 5 April 2012


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

History

Parent County

1832--Sumter County was created 18 December 1832 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830.
County seat: Livingston [1]

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

Census

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