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*'''[[St. Clair County, Alabama#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[St. Clair County, Alabama#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[St. Clair County, Alabama#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
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*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Sumter County]]''
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*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
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*[http://ohsweb.Alabamahistory.org/death// Alabama][https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1661470 &nbsp;Births and Christenings 1881-1930]
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*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Alabama, County Births, 1856-1909}} [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674672 Marriages 1816-1957]
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*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Alabama, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674670 Death and Burials 1881-1952]
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*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Alabama, Deaths, 1908-1953}}&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307888 Deaths &nbsp;1908-1974]<br>
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*{{RecordSearch|1680845|Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}}&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1916159 County Probate Records]<br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Alabama|Alabama]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[{{PAGENAME}}|Sumter County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
SUMTER COUNTY, Washington Street, Livingston, AL 35470, (205) 652-2291
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SUMTER COUNTY, Washington Street, Livingston, AL 35470, (205) 652-2291  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=8925 Maye Cemetery, Livingston]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=8925 Maye Cemetery, Livingston]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158981 Myrtlewood Cenetery, Livingston]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158981 Myrtlewood Cenetery, Livingston]  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=160036 New Prospect Cemetery, Livingston]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=160036 New Prospect Cemetery, Livingston]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=6930 Odd Fellows Cemetery, Gainesville]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=6930 Odd Fellows Cemetery, Gainesville]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=5999 Old Cemetery, Gainesville]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=5999 Old Cemetery, Gainesville]  

Revision as of 16:29, 11 May 2012

Template:Alabama-stub

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






For earlier dates, try...

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


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

County Courthouse

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

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

BillionGraves

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).