Sanford County, Alabama Genealogy

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  • 1867--Jones County was formed 4 February 1867 from parts of Jackson, and Blount counties, and the Cherokee Cession.
  • 1867--Abolished 3 November 1867 and returned to parent counties (Jackson and Blount).
  • 1868--Sanford County was organized from the territory originally assigned to Jones County on 8 October 1868.
  • 1877--Sanford County renamed 1877 to Lamar County.[1]

For Jones County records, see Lamar County, Alabama.


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 38-39. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.