Lauderdale County, Alabama
Pat M. Mahan, County Coordinator
ALGenWeb: County Index
A Brief Note About Lauderdale County, Alabama
Lauderdale County is located in the extreme northwestern corner of the state. It is bound on the north by the Tennessee counties of Hardin, Wayne, Lawrence, and Giles, and on the east by Limestone County, Alabama. The Tennessee River forms the southern boundary between Lauderdale County and the Alabama counties of Colbert and Lawrence. The western boundary is Tishomingo County, Mississippi.
Lauderdale County, Alabama was created February 6, 1818, by the Alabama Territorial Legislature. It was named for a Tennessean, Lt. Col. James Lauderdale, who died 23 December 1814, from wounds received at the Battle of Talladega. Florence, the county seat, was named by the city's architect, Ferdinand Sannoner, for his home, Florence, Italy. Other towns and communities in Lauderdale County, Alabama are listed here.
|Queries||Surname List||Mail List||Lookups||Books|
Research Sources in Lauderdale County, AL
Probate Judge's [Court House] address with information regarding copies of their documents and libraries located in Lauderdale County, AL.
Societies and Organizations Genealogical and Historical Societies that publish material about Lauderdale County, Alabama.
More Sites Related to Lauderdale County, the State of Alabama or of general interest .
Announcements of Family Gatherings Includes family reunions, cemetery decoration days, etc.
The Times Daily The local newspaper.
Towns and Communities of Lauderdale County, AL Maps of each township and range of Lauderdale County, AL.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Census - Tax Lists
Churches and Ministers
Cops and Robbers [Mostly Robbers]
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA COURT RECORDS:
|Chancery Court:||Circuit Court|
|Minute Docket "A" 1839-1859||Final Record 1825-1826|
|Record Book "F" 1849-1852||Circuit Court Records 1843-1850|
|Circuit Court Records 1850-1855|
|Circuit Court Minutes 1856-1860|
|Inventory Books - These books are mainly concerned
with the inventory of
an estate, i.e. personal property list.
Inventory Book A-1, 1818-1822
Inventory Book "A" 1847-1853 Index
Inventory Book "B" 1853-1857 Index
Inventory Book "C" 1857-1859 Index
|Land Records: Deeds are filed in
the Probate Office.
RANGE 7 RANGE 12
RANGE 8 RANGE 13
RANGE 9 RANGE 14
RANGE 10 RANGE 15
RANGE 11 RANGE 16
|Marriages - Marriage records are filed in the Probate Office.||Probate Records - Original records involving anything to do with the estate of a deceased person|
Education - The schools and teachers of Lauderdale County, AL
Land Records abstracted from the BLM site. Includes name and date for all townships and ranges in Lauderdale County, AL.
Lauderdale County Family Web Sites created by people doing research on Lauderdale County, AL families.
Lauderdale County Maps Maps of Lauderdale County, by township and range.
Miscellaneous Newspaper Articles
Newspapers A List of newspapers published in Lauderdale County, Alabama and their availability on microfilm in the local libraries.
Original Surname Records [Bible, Deeds, Letters, Marriages, Probate]
Pictures of the Past [Pictures contributed by people with Lauderdale County, AL roots.]
River Travel [Items having to do with travel on the Tennessee River and other waterways in Lauderdale County, Alabama.]
?? Who Am I ?? [Pictures that have not been identified]
World War I
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These pages last updated: 17 January 2010