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*'''[[Lee County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lee County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lee County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
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*'''[[Lee County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lee County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lee County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 Births and Christenings 1881-1930]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Lee_County,_Alabama_Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Lee County, Alabama Courthouse]]
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[[Image:Lee County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|250px]] [http://www.leeco.us/ Lee County Courthouse]<br>215 South 9th Street<br>Opelika, AL 36803 <br>Phone:&nbsp;(334) 749-7141  
[http://www.leeco.us/ Lee County Courthouse]<br>215 South 9th Street<br>Opelika, AL 36803 <br>Phone:&nbsp;(334) 749-7141  
 
  
 
Probate Judge has marriage and land records from 1867,<br>military discharge records from 1919<br>and probate records from 1861 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lee County p. 38. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
Probate Judge has marriage and land records from 1867,<br>military discharge records from 1919<br>and probate records from 1861 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lee County p. 38. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth =====
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===== Birth =====
  
 
:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
 
:*'''1881-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1661470|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
  
===== Marriage =====
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===== Marriage =====
  
 
:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
 
:*'''1816-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1674672|Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. Incomplete.
  
===== Death =====
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===== Death =====
  
:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection  
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:*'''1881-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1674670|Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
  
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
 
:*'''1908-1974''' - {{RecordSearch|1307888|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1974}} FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Center<br> ====
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==== Family History Center<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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{{Alabama|Alabama}}  
 
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[[Category:Lee_County,_Alabama]]
 
[[Category:Lee_County,_Alabama]]

Revision as of 20:29, 20 August 2012

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






For earlier dates, try...

  • Lee County, Alabama Genealogy residents may also have records in
    Neighboring Counties:
Remember these collections


Lee County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting Lee County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 5, 1866
County Seat Opelika
Courthouse



United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  Lee County

County Courthouse

Lee County, Alabama Courthouse.jpg
Lee County Courthouse
215 South 9th Street
Opelika, AL 36803
Phone: (334) 749-7141

Probate Judge has marriage and land records from 1867,
military discharge records from 1919
and probate records from 1861 [1]

History

Parent County

1866--Lee County was created 5 December 1866 from Chambers, Macon, Russell, and Tallapoosa Counties.
County seat: Opelika [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Lee County cemeteries are included in Alabama Cemetery Records Vol. 1 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
187021,750
188027,26225.3%
189028,6945.3%
190031,82610.9%
191032,8673.3%
192032,821−0.1%
193036,0639.9%
194036,4551.1%
195045,07323.6%
196049,75410.4%
197061,26823.1%
198076,28324.5%
199087,14614.2%
2000115,09232.1%
2010140,24721.9%
Est. 2011143,46824.7%
For tips on accessing Lee County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military


Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Societies and Libraries

Family History Center

Web Sites

References

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