Sumter County, Alabama Genealogy

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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

Church

Court

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).