Counties

S.F1, D3, Folder 1

  • Baldwin
  • Baldwin boasts champion trees, by Jean Marie McDonnell
  • Early Alabama inhabitants from the 1816 Mississippi Census

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 2

  • Bibb
  • Alabama records - volume 166, compiled by Kathleen Paul Jones and Pauline Jones Ganrud

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 3

  • Choctaw
  • 1850 Census, Choctaw County, AL
  • Bladon Springs was once a world famous resort
  • Brannon, Peter, untitled article with a picture of a house called Oakchia
  • Choctaw County Courthouse picture
  • Genealogical Research in Choctaw County
  • Index, Choctaw County, AL, County seat - Butler
  • Business Directory
  • County Index
  • Facts about land descriptions
  • General Highway map
  • Index to owners
  • Illustrated map of Choctaw County
  • Mason, Ware picture
  • Sims War [Butler, AL] by Terry Keeter
  • Sims War shootings shocked Bladon Springs

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 4

  • Clark
  • One index card listing three marriages

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 5

  • Green County
  • Alabama Genealogical Register, September - December 1963
  • Greene County was created in 1819 Historical Chronicles
  • Greene County, AL records, orphans court book A
  • Index to Green County, AL marriages
  • Maubila
  • Records of Green County, AL, wills and estates

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 6

  • Soil Survey, Green County, AL

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 7

  • Marengo
  • Marengo County, AL, French settlement and land grants
  • Marengo County, AL marriages, 1818-1828
  • Marengo County Alabama, settlement of estates
  • Marengo County Directory for 1860-1861

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 8

  • Marengo County History articles

o    Administration gives way to organized labor, Joel D. Jones, March 28, 1946

o    Agee family scatters over state, Joel D. Jones, June 15, 1933

o    Alabama establishes first school in 1779, Joel D. Jones, October 12, 1944

o    Austill settles at Tallapoosa, St. Stephens, Joel D. Jones, April 5, 1945

o    Base running highlights early baseball games, Joel D. Jones, April 12, 1945

o    Beesons rear four college presidents, inventor, Joel D. Jones, June 1, 1944

o    Blood thirsty Indians massacre Ogleys, Joel D. Jones, July 20, 1944

o    Bolen family migrates from South Carolina to Wilcox, Joel D. Jones, Oct. 11, 1945

o    Boy leaves home because parents won't mind, Joel D. Jones, August 3, 1944

o    Brave man will walk into jaws of death, Joel D. Jones, September 12, 1946

o    Buggy days saw road accidents, no deaths, Joel D. Jones, May 30, 1946

o    Cade brothers endured dangers, toils, hardships, Joel D. Jones, January 6, 1943

o    Cade brothers helped drive Creek Indians from their land in Clarke County before 1825, Joel D. Jones, October 18, 1990

o    Calhoun builds 'Tulip Mill', log school house, Joel D. Jones, April 27, 1944

o    Canebrake, level sandy lands bring settlers, Joel D. Jones, November 4, 1943

o    Captain Webb serves Confederate, Joel D. Jones, December 15, 1932

o    Carltons settle in McKinley, Linden, Joel D. Jones, April 19, 1945

o    China trees planted in 1821 mark Eaglesville, Joel D. Jones, October 28, 1943

o    Claim Andrew Jackson cut through Marengo, Joel D. Jones, October 21, 1943

o    Changes in 60 years seem like new world Joel D. Jones, June 29, 1944

o    Cherry case proves right of paper to criticize, Joel D. Jones, August 31, 1944

o    Clark family migrates from Virginia, Joel D. Jones, February 16, 1932

o    Clouds break, sun rises upon Southerners effort, Joel D. Jones, March 23, 1944

o    Colonel Moody led county home guards, Joel D. Jones, March 2, 1944

o    Colonials throw heretical preacher Drinkard in jail, force family to flee to Virginia, Joel D. Jones, February 10, 1944

o    Confederate veterans gather for last reunion, Joel D. Jones, May 24, 1945

o    County builds first courthouse of logs in Linden, Joel D. Jones, November 18, 1943

o    County candidate's jolly fellow of vain conceit, Joel D. Jones, September 27, 1945

o    County soldier writes about life in Holland, Joel D. Jones, January 11, 1945

o    Demopolis site recalls romantic history, Joel D. Jones, November 23, 1944

o    DoC erects memorial to faithful negroes, Joel D. Jones, April 26, 1945

o    Dr. Barnes writes, carves wood with skill, Joel D. Jones, June 21, 1945

o    Dr. Griffin assists in getting railroad in arena, Joel D. Jones, May 11, 1944

o    Dr. Huggins serves south in war; farms, Joel D. Jones, February 15, 1945

o    Drinkards emigrate from Scotland to Marengo, Joel D. Jones, February 10, 1944

o    Driver Sam gave nickname 'Yellowhammer', Joel D. Jones, January 18, 1945

o    Duggar family comes from Virginia in 1800's; Robert Henry Duggar serves as physician in war, Joel D. Jones, May 13, 1943

o    Dunaway offers unusual marriage ceremony, Joel D. Jones, September 28, 1944

o    Dunning family men serve Confederacy, Joel D. Jones, January 13, 1944

o    Dunning family settles in Marengo, serves in army, Joel D. Jones, January 13, 1944

o    Early politicians kept promises, clear records while in office, Joel D. Jones, February 21, 1946

o    Early settlers locate at White Hall, establish lodge, Joel D. Jones, November 11, 1943

o    Early settlers were Agee, Allen, Alston, Jackson, Jones, Hosea, Skinner, Webb..., Joel D. Jones, November 4, 1943

o    Early Sweet Water settlers establish church, store, Joel D. Jones, December 2, 1943

o    Early towns see hopes perish, glory fade, Joel D. Jones, September 20, 1945

o    Ex Governor's remarks free potential killer, Joel D. Jones, January 3, 1946

o    Family observes goats with strange fits, Joel D. Jones, February 1, 1945

o    Famous circus celebrity corn in Linden in 1940, Joel D. Jones

o    Farm boys form habits like squirrels, Joel D. Jones, May 25, 1946

o    First Alabama settlers travel Indian paths, Joel D. Jones, October 4, 1945

o    First public school opens in 1852, Joel D. Jones, November 3, 1932

o    Former countian wonders about families, Joel D. Jones, July 5, 1945

o    French Huguenots move to settle Demopolis, Joel D. Jones, October 28, 1943

o    Ft. Toulouse thrives after 1714 erection, Joel D. Jones, July 6, 1944

o    Gaines settle in Marengo, become citizens, Joel D. Jones, December 30, 1943

o    Gambling politics can ruin a man's life, Joel D. Jones, October 5, 1944

o    General Grant surrenders to death in 1885, Joel D. Jones, January 31, 1946

o    Germans indicate will to fight to death in war, Joel D. Jones, December 28, 1944

o    Grammar makes conversation difficult, Joel D. Jones, November 29, 1945

o    Grant family were early settlers, Joel D. Jones, February 23, 1933

o    Griffin enjoys 'old times' not 'present times', Joel D. Jones, January 4, 1945

o    G.W. Gaines lived in Demopolis in 1835; owned plantations, established landings, [Joel D. Jones], October 11, 1990

o    Hand combat wards off Indian attack in river, Joel D. Jones, March 29, 1945

o    Haven't seen better place to live than Marengo, Joel D. Jones, June 29, 1946

o    History of Marengo County to begin, Joel D. Jones, October 7, 1943

o    History proves American leaders wrong, Joel D. Jones, September 13, 1945

o    Huckabee family becomes early Marengo settlers, Joel D. Jones, May 4, 1944

o    Indians continue battle with settlers for land, Joel D. Jones, March 22, 1945

o    Inflation already develops in America, Joel D. Jones, September 19, 1946

o    Jail Rube Burrows in Linden, Joel D. Jones, November 29, 1934

o    Jeremiah Austill recounts hardships, Joel D. Jones, March 15, 1945

o    Judge Elmore dies in Demopolis after law career, Joel D. Jones, February 17, 1944

o    Joe Gallion from Tennessee helped build railroad to county; village took his name, Joel D. Jones, September 1, 1943

o    Joel D. Jones dies; writes own obituary as column, Joel D. Jones, July 4, 1946

o    Joel Jones begins History of Marengo County with this column written October 14, 1943

o    Joel Jones writes final 'Old Times', Joel D. Jones, September 26, 1946

o    John Ball saves baptizing suit for funeral, Joel D. Jones, June 7, 1945

o    John Privitt's dogs hunted more than possums, Joel D. Jones, August 24, 1944

o    Jones adds Hasty family record to county history, Joel D. Jones, July 27, 1944

o    Jones break dam during typhoid outbreak, Joel D. Jones, January 27, 1914

o    Jones closes history with sketch of his life, Joel D. Jones, June 8, 1944

o    Jones names Dunnings as one of best families, Joel D. Jones, January 20, 1944

o    Jones continues descriptive trip to Mobile, Joel D. Jones, March 14, 1946

o    Jones describes small communities in Marengo, Joel D. Jones, November 25, 1943

o    Jones gives 'don'ts' about marriage, Joel D. Jones, Nov. 1, 1945

o    Jones lists Marengo County officers for 65 years, Joel D. Jones, April 6, 1944

o    Jones obliges friend with election results, Joel D. Jones, January 17, 1946

o    Jones recalls Alliance election of 1890, Joel D. Jones, August 22, 1946

o    Jones recalls judges Taylor, Cunningham, Prowell, etc., Joel D. Jones, Dec. 27, 1945

o    Jones recalls jury, 'being own grandfather', Joel D. Jones, May 31, 1945

o    Jones recalls Sam Nelson family for reader, Joel D. Jones, Oct. 25, 1945

o    Jones reflects on past at 85th birthday, Joel D. Jones, January 24, 1946

o    Jones returns to 'old times, present times', Joel D. Jones, June 15, 1944

o    Jones settle Marengo County at Jefferson, Joel D. Jones, February 3, 1944

o    Jones travels by steamboat up Tombigbee from Mobile, Joel D. Jones, April 4, 1946

o    Jones writes humor is a funny thing, Joel D. Jones, April 18, 1946

o    J.N. Lister operates telegraph in Demopolis, Joel D. Jones, April 27, 1944

o    Judge Clarke serves county, state politics, Joel D. Jones, September 6, 1945

o    Klan organizes in Tennessee in 1866, Joel D. Jones, July 25, 1946

o    Lack of relatives causes neglect of old cemetery, Joel D. Jones, September 24, 1944

o    Lady records Fourth of July train ride, Joel D. Jones, Oct. 18, 1945

o    Large crowd attends unveiling of memorial, Joel D. Jones, April 13, 1944

o    Legislature passes first public school law in 1826, Joel D. Jones, October 19, 1944

o    Letter warns friend of storm in Tuscaloosa, Joel D. Jones, May 9, 1946

o    Linden has resources to make it one of best, Joel D. Jones, November 8, 1945

o    Linden should keep old cemetery clean, Joel D. Jones, August 23, 1945

o    Lists Confederate soldiers from Marengo, Joel D. Jones, June 27, 1946

o    Luxuries include fresh home grown foods, Dec. 20, 1945

o    Lyons family become early Marengo settlers, Joel D. Jones, December 23, 1943

o    Many changes take place since 1879, Joel D. Jones, May 16, 1946

o    Marengo Convention of 1890 picks delegates, Joel D. Jones, August 29, 1946

o    Marengo County soldiers fight for Confederacy, Joel D. Jones, March 9, 1944

o    Marengo loses brave historic men in war, Joel D. Jones, February 24, 1944

o    Marengo loses brave, heroic men in armed aggression by invaders from the North, Joel D. Jones, February 24, 1945

o    Marengo's Millers come from German origin, Joel D. Jones, April 20, 1944

o    Masons have become indifferent, Joel D. Jones, December 1, 1932

o    Men always carried guns in early days; cared little for money - loved dogs, hunting, Joel D. Jones, November 11, 1943

o    Miller graveyard found in railroad survey, Joel D. Jones, June 17, 1943

o    Minge family moves to Alabama in 1833, Joel D. Jones, December 14, 1944

o    Morgan champion southern cause, Joel D. Jones, June 8, 1933

o    Most Alabama forts have been abandoned, lost, Joel D. Jones, July 13, 1944

o    Most Millers are related in US, Joel D. Jones, August 16, 1934

o    Mule refuses to be caught, Joel D. Jones, Dec. 13, 1945

o    Name Marengo compliments, Joel D. Jones, November 24, 1932

o    Not many interested in cleaning up cemetery, Joel D. Jones, June 22, 1944

o    Old Dave works steady at 126, [Joel D. Jones], November 17, 1932

o    Old families will interest future generations, Joel D. Jones, November 22, 1945

o    Old Spring Hill features rich canebrake lands, Joel D. Jones, November 25, 1943

o    Old times change in Monroeville to present, Joel D. Jones, June 28, 1945

o    People pile war wreckage from homes, Joel D. Jones, August 16, 1945

o    Peppenhorst holds reunion near Magnolia, Joel D. Jones, May 2, 1946

o    Perry serves state as first superintendent, Joel D. Jones, October 26, 1944

o    Picturesque wedding highlights life in 1890, Joel D. Jones, November 30, 1944

o    Pitts family has close Marengo ties, Joel D. Jones, July 26, 1934

o    Pitts family settle near Uniontown, serve in war, Joel D. Jones, May 18, 1944

o    Poellnitz, statesman, farms at Rembert Hills, Joel D. Jones, November 16, 1944

o    Praise the good while they're alive, Joel D. Jones, December 22, 1932

o    Present war will bring reconstruction period, Joel D. Jones, March 16, 1944

o    Progress causes game to find new territory, Joel D. Jones, August 30, 1945

o    Recalling George Gaines Lyon's family ties to early Marengo County settlers, Joel D. Jones, December 23, 1943

o    Reconstruction causes deeper scars than war, Joel D. Jones, June 6, 1946

o    Relics of Sam Bass crop up after war, Joel D. Jones, September 5, 1946

o    Remember what June [1]4 [, Flag Day,] stands for and be proud, Martin J. Johnson, no date

o    Scalawags took control after war, Joel D. Jones, September 15, 1932

o    School board member shows 'intelligence', Joel D. Jones, January 10, 1946

o    Schools hold oyster supper, tacky party, Joel D. Jones, August 15, 1946

o    Settler describes packing cotton, traveling to Louisiana, Joel D. Jones, February 22, 1945

o    Settlers build forts to await Indian onslaught, Joel D. Jones, March 1, 1945

o    Settlers organize Alabama's first Baptist Church - Flint River, near Huntsville in 1808, Joel D. Jones, September 9, 1943

o    Seven Remberts drown when [steamer] Gardner burns, Joel D. Jones, December 16, 1943

o    Seventeen claim to be Jesse James, Joel D. Jones, June 13, 1946

o    Shiloh Baptists organize in July, 1827; become Bethel Association member in 1840, Joel D. Jones, August 26, 1943

o    South celebrates independence Christmas, Joel D. Jones, July 12, 1945

o    Southern people rise to free themselves of oppression, Joel D. Jones, March 23, 1944

o    Schools differ in log houses, low salaries, Joel D. Jones, April 25, 1946

o    Screamersville holds circuit court in Mrs. Irby's home, blacksmith shop, Joel D. Jones, February 14, 1946

o    Soldier continues narration of war times, Joel D. Jones, July 26, 1945

o    Soldier in Germany writes of experiences, Joel D. Jones, July 19, 1945

o    Soldier's letter: 'Grass grows between cobblestones', Joel D. Jones, August 9, 1945

o    Soldiers fight for clean county for children, Joel D. Jones, February 8, 1945

o    St. Albans Lodge hosts first Masonic conference, Joel D. Jones, August 10, 1944

o    Star of Bethlehem appears every 315 years, Joel D. Jones, Dec. 6, 1945

o    State archives house Demopolis collection, Joel D. Jones, June 14, 1945

o    Strikers sacrifice life of son for few more dollars, Joel D. Jones, November 2, 1944

o    Sturdivants settle in old White Hall, Joel D. Jones, August 5, 1943

o    Sudden scare makes goats 'epileptic', Joel D. Jones, January 25, 1945

o    Surveyor learns to say no to railroad promoter, Joel D. Jones, September 7, 1944

o    Tait family survives Indian uprising, Joel D. Jones, August 8, 1946

o    Territorial legislature creates Marengo County, Joel D. Jones, October 14, 1943

o    Thomas H. Dunning settles near birthplace; after wife's death, moves to Thomaston, Joel D. Jones, January 20, 1944

o    Three denominations are principle in area, Joel D. Jones, April 11, 1946

o    Through Indian attacks, lives continue, Joel D. Jones, March 8, 1945

o    Tornado of 1890 leaves path of destruction, Joel D. Jones, November 9, 1944

o    Tornado sweeps destruction through Hoboken, Joel D. Jones, September 14, 1944

o    To succeed one must venture, risk, Joel D. Jones, December 7, 1944

o    Tower couldn't duck, buzz proves fatal, Joel D. Jones, August 2, 1945

o    Traveler journeys from Marion to Faunsdale, Joel D. Jones, March 7, 1946

o    Treaty marks Choctaw - Creek line, Joel D. Jones, September 7, 1934

o    Tuckers descend from Troy king, Joel D. Jones, November 10, 1932

o    Typhoid breaks out, Mrs. Jones destroys mill dam, Joel D. Jones, January 27, 1944

o    Vineland, Surginer make up Pineville Precinct Joel D. Jones, December 9, 1943

o    We love to think of great men, [Joel D. Jones], December 29, 1932

o    West Alabama has 75% of state's slaves, Joel D. Jones, February 7, 1946

o    William Weatherford led raids, Joel D. Jones, March 7, 1933

o    Wood emigrates to Alabama, Joel D. Jones, February 9, 1933

o    Woolf family serves community in politics, war, Joel D. Jones, May 25, 1944

o    World has little use for a quitter, Joel D. Jones, November 15, 1945

o    Writer rambles readers along rural route, Joel D. Jones, February 28, 1946

o    Young people toted shoes, Joel D. Jones, October 26, 1932

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 9

  • Miscellaneous
  • A few pages from the Alabama Census, 1831-1839
  • Alabama map, no date
  • Alabama map, no date
  • Alabama map, December 1819
  • Alabama map, part of Mississippi territory 1800-1808
  • Alabama map, 1812-1816
  • Alabama map, 1823
  • Alabama map, 1861-1865, from official war records atlas
  • Alabama map with the roads and distances from place to place along the stage and steam boat routes
  • Alabama ranges, townships, and sections; plat showing location of townships and ranges within the Huntsville and St. Stephens meridians, in the state of Alabama
  • Background on Ball's map, Southwestern Alabama past and present
  • Clarke County map
  • John Melish map of Alabama, October 29, 1818, superimposed on a modern map showing lines formed by the last Indian Treaties and boundaries fixed before that date. 
  • Memorial Record of Alabama, Historical and Biographical, by Hilary A. Herbert
  • Memorial Record of Alabama, Historical and Biographical, Volume 2 -1893, by Hilary A. Herbert,
  • Memorial Record of Alabama, Historical and Biographical, Volume II - 1893, by Hilary A. Herbert, Sumter County, Pickens County, and Marengo County
  • Per capita income estimates for states, counties, and sub county areas, July 1, 1988, population and calendar year 1987

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 10

  • Miscellaneous early Alabama

o    Alabama map with the roads and distances from place to place along the stage and steam boat routes

o    Alabama map, 1816

o    Early Alabama inhabitants from the 1816 Mississippi census

o    Gulf of Mexico map in French

o    Jackson County, AL 1860 Mortuary Schedule

o    La Floride map (old map of the South in French)

o    Marengo County, AL French Settlement and Land Grants

o    Mobile County, Alabama tombstone inscriptions

o    Tombigbee River survey showing British patents and other claims, 1806

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 11

  • Mobile

o    Ellicott Stone

o    Mobile County Cajuns by Laura Frances Murphy, Alabama Historical Quarterly, Spring issue 1930

o    Oakleigh Garden Historic District

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 12

  • Monroe
  • Alabama courthouses destroyed by fire
  • Historic Marker - U.S. Hwy 11, York, AL
  • Some 1819 residents of north Alabama in the Cherokee nation from the United States territorial papers, Alabama territory

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 13

  • Pickens County

o    Memorial Record of Alabama, a concise account of the state's political, military professional and industrial progress together with the personal memoirs of many of its people, Chapter 7: Alabama in Federal Politics by Hon. Hilary A. Herbert

o    Pickens County pensioners

o    The Southern Country Store Revisited: A Test Case by Kenneth R. Wesson

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 14

  • Sumter County articles

o    Continuation of Sumter's early towns from early voting lists

o    Frank Grove remembers much about Sumter County

o    History of Sumter County, A.W. Dillard

o    History of Sumter County, AL, Livingston Journal, April 15, 1886

o    History of Sumter County, talk delivered over WAPI by Hon. Jenkins Jackson at the time of the salute to Sumter County by Protective Life Insurance Co., Oct. 20, 1932

o    Old Times, Livingston Journal, March 19, 1880

o    The Race War in Sumter, AL, The News, Aug. 6, 1870

o    Significant Facts about Sumter County and Livingston, AL by Ralph M. Lyon

o    A Sketch of the Early History of Sumter County [series of newspaper articles, circa July 30, 1959

o    The Choctaw Nation

o    The Okchoys

o    The French

o    The British

o    The Spanish

o    The French

o    The White Settlers

o    A New County Organized

o    Flush Times in Sumter County

o    Religious Life

o    Education

o    Social Life

o    A Summary of the History of Sumter County, prior to the Civil War

o    Sumter County, Alabama Historical Quarterly, Volume 15, 1953

o    Sumter County - Its advantages and a bit of its history, Alabama State Journal, Aug. 9, 1869

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 15

  • Sumter Bridges
  • Appropriations approved by commissioner's court of Sumter County, AL for building or repairing county bridges. February 1837 to August 1858.
  • Map reproduced from map of Livingston, AL which was recorded on the 6th, day of May 1839. Deed record E page 1, by Roberts and Sons of Birmingham, AL. Filed for record 26thof June 1953. Wilbur E. Dearman, Judge of Probate - Sumter County, AL

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 16

  • Sumter Buildings

o    Building Alabama's Courthouses - Sumter County Courthouse, Samuel A. Rumore, Jr., The Alabama Lawyer, September 1994

o    Four Courthouses in [Sumter] County, Jenkins Jackson

o    Sumter County, AL Jails

o    Sumter's Third Courthouse

o    Sumter's Four Courthouses compiled by Jud K. Arrington

 

 

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 17

  • Sumter Census

o    1855 Census, Sumter County, AL

o    1866 Census

o    Census of Sumter County, AL 1866 by D. L. Ayers

o    Letter to Aubrey dated April 22, 1987

o    Sumter County [brief facts from 1980]

o    Population

o    Communications

o    Government

o    Education

o    Labor Force

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 18

  • Sumter Election Results

o    Bagby's Mill election

o    Consolidated return of the general election in Sumter County, Aug. 7, 1837

o    Constable election, July 8, 1843

o    Election returns, August 1859

o    General Election precincts list, July 2, 1844

o    Hugh L. White for President, Livingston Journal, August 9, 1836

o    List of the votes at Black Bluff

o    Magistrate election, August 28, 1841

o    Official returns of the election in Sumter County, August 1843

o    Official returns of the election, for Sumter County, August 5, 1844

o    Official vote of Sumter County, AL, August 6, 1877

o    Official vote of the county of Sumter, election Nov. 3, 1874

o    Progress of registration, Livingston Journal, 7/20/1867

 

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 19

  • Sumter Folk History
  • Rich Amerson (1893-)
  • Earthy Anne Coleman (1889-)
  • Vera Hall (1906-1964)
  • List of Christian songs
  • Dock Reed (1898-1979)
  • Slave Sayings

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 20

 

  • Sumter - Historical Resources

1.        Historical Record - Sumter County , AL vol. 1-6

2.        Inventory of contents of probate court vault

3.        List of NC people who went to AL (1823-1833)

4.        Map of Sumter County

5.        Newspaper loan agreement

6.        Price Quotations for printing

7.        Publications Committee Projects

8.        Sumter County , AL county records brought to archives

9.         Sumter County , AL , Joseph E. Stegall and Jud K. Arrington

  • Index Wills and Estate Administrations 1834-1884

  • Register of Deaths 1881-1892

  • Cemetery Records

  • Early County History

10.     Sumter County , AL probate records inventory as of June, 1977

11.     Sumter County newspapers inventory

  • The Cuba Advertiser

  • Cuba Advertiser and Sumter Enterprise

  • The Cuba Banner

  • The Gainesville Dispatch and Reporter

  • The Gainesville Messenger

  • The Gainesville Reporter

  • The Gainesville Time

  • The Geiger Times

  • The Livingston Journal

  • The News

  • Our Southern Home

  • Sumter County Banner

  • Sumter County Call and Sumter Enterprise

  • Sumter County Journal

  • The Sumter Record

  • Sumter County Sentinel

  • Sumter County Sun

  • Sumter County Whig

  • Sumter Democrat

  • Sumter Enterprise

  • Voice of Sumter

  • York Herald

  • York News

  • York Times

  • York Weekly Press  

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 21

  • Sumter Historical Society

o    A Bibliography of writings about Sumter County, AL and its people, by Ralph M. Lyon

o    Letter from Jud Arrington to Richard Holland about the six volumes of Sumter

o    Certificate of Incorporation of the Sumter County Historical Society

o    County History compiled by the late Judge Wilbur E. Dearman

o    Gainesville - Sumter Heritage Days brochure and pictures, May 14, 1994

o    The Newsletter of the Sumter County Historical Society, July 1994

o    Sumter County Heritage Days pictures, 1993

o    Sumter County Heritage Days Brochure, April 26-28, 1996

o    Welcome to Sumter Counter, AL 150th Birthday Party brochure

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 22

  • Sumter History

o    Alabama Records by Pauline Jones Gandrud and Kathleen Paul Jones

o    An Act to establish Sumter County

o    A Coloring Book Honoring Sumter County's Sesquicentennial Celebration

o    Early History of Sumter County, Sumter County Journal - Aug. 10, 1939

o    Historic Sumter County Brochure

o    Historical Atlas of Alabama, vol. 1, Historical locations by county, edited by W. Craig Remington and Thomas J. Kallsen

o    History of Sumter County - talk delivered over WAPI by Honorable Jenkins Jackson at the time of the salute to Sumter County by Protective Life Insurance Co. Thursday, Oct. 20th 1932

o    History of Sumter County newspaper articles, Gainesville Times, beginning Nov. 10, 1932

o    A sketch of the early history of Sumter County

o    The Choctaw Nation

o    The Okchoys

o    The French

o    The British

o    The Spanish

o    The French

o    The United States of America

o    The Choctaw Treaty of 1830

o    The White Settlers

o    A New County Organized

o    Flush Times in Sumter County

o    Transportation and Communication

o    Pushmataha

o    Brigadier General Thomas Sumter, 1734-1832

o    Stream that flows five ways during a rain

o    A summary of the History of Sumter County, prior to the Civil War

o    Sumter County Historical Data and other items of interest in Sumter County and its towns from County Newspapers and County Public Records compiled by Jud K. Arrington

o    Sumter County from Riley's Guide Book of Alabama

o    Sumter County History note cards

o    Sumter County - Its advantages and a bit of its history, Aug. 9, 1869

o    Sumter County Revolutionary War Soldiers collected by Elizabeth B. Stegall

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 23

  • Sumter Land
  • Indian Mounds
  • Mineral Springs and Wells in Sumter County, AL, Thomas McAdory Owen, LL.D, History of Alabama, Vol. II  

o    Beavers' Well

o    Hales' Well

o    Hightowers' Well

o    Jones' Spring

o    Livingston Well

o    Mills' Well

o    York Mineral Well

o    Mineral Springs - Sumter County, AL

o    Those above plus Altman Well

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 24

  • Sumter List of Licenses
  • List of licenses issued to the close of the first week in June 1869
  • Register of Motor Vehicles Sumter County

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 25

  • Sumter Mail
  • Discontinued Post Offices

o    Bluffport

o    Bodka

o    Bond

o    Boyd

o    Brewersville

o    Dial

o    Derby

o    Dove

o    Gaston

o    Hamner

o    Jamestown

o    Ivy

o    Lilita

o    McDowell

o    Ramsey

o    Rosser

o    Sumter

o    Sumterville

o    Suydenham

o    Thornville

o    Walk

  • Early Post Roads
  • Early United States Mail to and through Sumter County, AL
  • Post office at Gaston, Livingston Journal, January 1867
  • Post office at Jones' Bluff, Livingston Journal, May 25, 1867
  • Sumter County Early Towns

o    Ash Grove

o    Bagby's Mill

o    Big Rock

o    Candy's Landing

o    Chiles

o    Coke's Chapel

o    Geiger

o    Grant's Store

o    Hickory Hill

o    Ivy

o    Milton

o    Roper

o    Livingston

o    Millville

o    Moscow

o    Penola

o    Tompkinsville

o    Quilby Town

o    Warsaw

o    Whitfield

o    Yarbrough's

  • Sumter County Post Offices

o    Belmont

o    Bennett Station

o    Berlin

o    Curl

o    Fair Oaks

o    Intercourse

o    Kinterbish

o    Payneville

o    Pearceville

o    Peel's Mill

o    Penola

o    Preston

o    Sherman

o    Sumterville

o    Walk

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 26

  • Sumter Maps
  • Alabama Courthouses destroyed by fire
  • Demopolis Land Dist.
  • Estate of John H. Sheread Land Sale
  • General Highway Map of Sumter County, AL, 1950
  • Guide to Sumter County on back of Gainesville - Sumter Heritage Days brochure, 1993
  • Lake Gainesville Estates, 1985
  • McLemore's map of Sumter County, AL, 1917
  • Mills, Altman, and McConnell Survey 
  • North Highlands, a residential park for York, AL, 1923
  • Pinehurst addition to town of York, AL

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 27

  • Sumter County Maps

o    Cobb's Crossing Hunting Club

o    Jones Lot addition to Grant City

o    Map showing property of Mary Smith and Allison Smith, 1910

o    Sumter, The Game Cock County since 1735 under six flags

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 28

  • Sumter Maps

o    General Highway Map, Sumter County, AL, drawn by L.W. Hardin

o    Map of the town of Livingston, AL, May 6, 1839

o    McLemore's map of Sumter County, AL, 1917

o    Swamp map of Sumter County

o    Sumter, the Game Cock County since 1735 under six flags

o    Sumter County map - 1853, from J.H. Colton and Co. m

o    Sumter County, AL Original Plat map, township 20, range 1 west

o    Welcome to Sumter County, AL Guide to Tourist and Historic Sites brochure

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 29

  • Sumter Plat Maps

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 30

  • Sumter History

o    A Coloring Book Honoring Sumter County's Sesquicentennial Celebration, made by the fourth grade class at Sumter Academy, York, AL December, 1982 

o    Alabama Records by Pauline Jones Gandrud and Kathleen Paul Jones

o    An Act to establish Sumter County

o    Arrington, Jud K., Talk made to York Progressive Study Club, March 10, 1983

o    Early History of Sumter County, Sumter County Journal, Aug. 10, 1939

o    Historic Sumter County brochure

o    Historical Atlas of Alabama vol. 1, Historical Locations by County, edited by W. Craig Remington and Thomas J. Kallsen

o    History of Sumter County talk delivered over WAPI by Hon. Jenkins Jackson at the time of the salute to Sumter County by Protective Life Insurance Co., October 20, 1932

o    Index Cards of Sumter County History

o    A Sketch of the Early History of Sumter County

o    The Choctaw Nation

o    The Okchoys

o    The French

o    The British

o    The United States of America

o    The Choctaw Treaty of 1830

o    The White Settlers

o    A New County Organized

o    Flush Times in Sumter County

o    Transportation and Communication

o    Pushmataha

o    Stream that flows five ways during a rain

o    A Summary of the History of Sumter County, prior to the Civil War

o    Sumter, Brigadier General Thomas (1734-1832)

o    Sumter County - its advantages and a bit of its history, Gainesville, AL, Aug. 9, 1869

o    Sumter County from Riley's Guide Book of Alabama

o    Sumter County Historical Data and other items of interest in Sumter County and its towns from County Newspapers and County Public Records, compiled by Jud K. Arrington

  • Brewersville

  • Coatopa

  • Cuba

  • Epes

  • Gainesville

  • Geiger

  • Livingston

  • Panola

  • Sumter County

  • Ward

  • Warsaw

  • York Station

o    Sumter County Revolutionary War Soldiers collected by Elizabeth B. Stegall

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 31

  • Sumter and Choctaw Maps
  • Choctaw County
  • Gainesville, AL map, 1947
  • Geiger Map
  • Greene County Map by Snedecor, 1856
  • Sumter County, AL, 1853, J.H. Colton and Co.
  • Sumter County, AL before 1847
  • York Map, 1888

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 32

  • Sumter and Choctaw Maps
  • Choctaw County, AL map 1950
  • Gaston Map
  • Greene County
  • Hurricane Tracking Map
  • Sumter County, AL general highway map
  • Sumter County Swamp map

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 33

  • Sumter and Choctaw County Maps - ownership
  • 1917 McLemore Map
  • Adams and Treadway
  • Choctaw County Land Ownership map
  • Sumter County Land Ownership map
  • Township 16, Range 1, East
  • Township 17, Range 1, W, circa 1835
  • Township 17, Range 3, W
  • Township 23 North
  • Valuable Land Sale, Sumter County Whig, Oct. 24, 1843
  • Warsaw

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 34

  • Sumter Marriage Records

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 35

  • Sumter Marriage - Women

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 36

  • Sumter - Miscellaneous
  • 1850 Mortuary Schedule
  • Beats

S.F1, D3, Folder 37

  • Bound volumes - county newspapers at Coleman Center
  • Various newspapers from 1892-1989
  • Nelle Morris Jenkins' notes for Pioneer Families of Sumter County, AL
  • Sumter County, AL County newspapers inventory, Probate Record Room, July 1, 1996
  • Sumter County Newspapers and Their Editors, 1836-1900, Nelle Morris Jenkins

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 38

  • Sumter Organizations

o    D.U.D.'s of Livingston, AL

o    Knights of Pythias, R.H. Hale, York Times, 6/20/1891

o    Knights of Pythias, Melvin M. Ewen

o    [Ku Klux Klan], J.G. Hester, U.S. Detective         

o    Sparkman Hunting Club

o    Sumter County Fine Arts Council

o    Sumter County Nature Trust

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 39

  • Sumter Places

o    Fort Tombecbee 1735-1822 pamphlet

o    Historical Fort Being Devastated, Sumter County Journal, June 24, 1921

o    History of Fort Tombecbee, The Epes Tribune, May 27, 1915

o    Manuscript of place names

o    Much History Surrounds Fort Tombecbee, Sumter County Journal, July 27, 1939

o    Old Fort Tombecbee

o    British Occupation (1763-1768)

o    Spanish Occupation (1794-1797)

o    Old Fort Tombecbee, B.F. Riley, Livingston Journal, April 30, 1885

o    Sandtuck

o    Sumter County Early Towns, taken from early voter lists

o    Ash Grove

o    Bagby's Mill

o    Big Rock

o    Candy's Landing

o    Chiles

o    Coke's Chapel

o    Geiger

o    Grant's Store

o    Hickory Hill

o    Ivy

o    Livingston

o    Millville

o    Milton

o    Moscow

o    Penola

o    Quilby Town

o    Roper

o    Tompkinsville

o    Warsaw

o    Whitfield

o    Yarbrough

  • Sumter County Place Names: a selection, by Virginia Oden Foscue

o    Alamuchee

o    Alexander

o    Anvil

o    Arrington

o    Bell Station

o    Black Bluff

o    Bluff Port

o    Charcone

o    Hixon

o    Hobby

o    Lacy

o    Millville

o    McCainville

o    McConnell

o    Patton's Hill

o    Red Level

o    Shelbyville

o    Standard

o    Stonewall

o    Tombecbee, Sumter County Whig, July 4, 1855

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 40

  • Sumter - Professional Occupations
  • Early Doctors of Sumter County, AL compiled by Jud K. Arrington
  • Former Sheriffs of Sumter County
  • Judges of Probate Court, from organization in 1832 through 1977
  • Malarial Fevers in Sumter County from The Appendix of Medical Papers
  • Medical Men of Sumter County, AL, by R.D. Spratt, M.D.
  • Pack, Dr. Robert W.
  • Medical Notice Livingston Journal, January 20, 1866
  • Meeting of Physicians, Livingston Journal, January 24, 1866
  • Modern Dentistry in Livingston in 1917
  • [Physicians of Sumter County]
  • Scholl, Dr. E. H.
  • Sketches of the Lawyers of West Alabama, A.W. Dillard, 1871
  • Sumter County Doctors of 1840's
  • Sumter County Hospitals, 1985, a talk made by Jud K. Arrington from the files of Nelle Morris Jenkins and book, Medical Men of Sumter County, AL by R.D. Spratt
  • Sumter County Lawyers in 1845

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 41

  • Sumter - Taxes
  • Assessment of taxes on real estate, Sumter County, 1859
  • List of taxable property
  • Tax collectors returns for 1834   

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 42

  • Sumter Voter Lists
  • Constable Election, December 9, 1834

  • County Elections, 1844

  • County Elections, 1845

  • County Elections, 1846

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 43

  • Sumter Voter Lists

o    Congress of the Confederate States of America, Nov. 6, 1861

o    Election, 1833

o    Election, 1834

o    Election, 1835

o    Election, 1836

o    Election, 1841

o    Election, 1842

o    Election, 1843

o    Election, 1844

o    Election, 1847

o    Election, 1849

o    Election, 1850

o    Election, 1852

o    Election, 1853

o    Election, 1856

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 44

  • Sumter - Voter Lists - 1834-1861
  • Old Voter Lists, Sumter County, AL, 1834-1861

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 45

  • Sumter Voter Records, most without dates, few 1835 and 1837

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 46

  • Washington County
  • Old St. Stephens, The Territorial Capital
  • Washington County, AL, Marriages, 1826-1856

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 47

  • Kemper County, MS
  • Building warehouses Kemper History, Dorothy Thompson, Meridian Star, August 14, 1988
  • The Dekalb Tragedy
  • Kemper County Historical Association, Dedication of Kemper County Historical Museum pamphlet, August 14, 1988
  • Kemper County Sesquicentennial Celebration, 1833-1983 pamphlet

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 48

  • Lauderdale County, MS

o    Alphabetized List of Marriages - Male Name

o    Alphabetized list of Marriages - Female Name

o    County Officials who received Mississippi Laws (1824-1838)

o    Justices of Peace who received Mississippi Laws

o    Lands in Lauderdale County, MS which were taxable March 1, 1841 compiled under the direction of James T. Dawson, 1986

o    Name of Jurors - May Term 1839

o    Names of Jurors drawn for November Term 1839

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 49

  • Newton, MS

o    Sales receipts for land

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 50

  • Nash County, NC

o    Map of Nash County, NC by Johnston - Wilson, 1965

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 51

  • Marion County, SC

o    Map of Marion County, SC, original survey made by Harllee about 1815, enlarged and improved May 1882 by P.Y. Bethea

 

S.F1, D3, Folder 52

  • Newberry County, SC
  • Newberry County, SC, Equity Records 1818-1844, Will Book M&N with annual returns, Will Book 1, Miscellaneous annual returns, by Sandra J. Lee, M.D.

 

 

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