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Sumter County was created in December of 1832 from land ceded to the state by the Choctaw Indians in the treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek in 1830. Named for General Thomas Sumter of South Carolina.
The county seat was established in 1833 in

Queries & Surnames
Rootsweb/Ancestry-Message Board
Past SumterCounty-Queries
Surnames updated!
David H. Campbell Mini Bio
Census & Resources
Research Resources
Church & Cemeteries
J.W. Cherry Credentials for Minister - 1840
Churches in the Deed Books of Sumter County [to 1926]
A list of churches from the 1991 map
Nationwide Gravesite Locator
Anne Ruth Smith
Teachers in 1882
List of Colleges and Universities that have Closed, Merged, or Changed their Names - Alabama
Ethnic Genealogy
African American
Indian/Native American
Family Group Sheets
Hugh Dale and Catherine Clanton
Charles Kearney Hall Sr.
Augustus Marion Slaton
Alabama Family Group Sheet Project
Post Offices,  1837-1950
Mail Service of 1838
1890 - 1910 Population
To The Alliance Brotherhood of Sumter County And of Alabama
Castle Garden
Daniel Greene Land Patents

1845 Attorneys
Jurors in 1882
Revolutionary War
Civil War
Elizabeth Black Campbell as a young woman with her family in front of her house
Elizabeth Black Campbell as an older woman with her family in front of the same house as above
Winnie Cox Duncan
George Gowdey
George Clarence Gowdey
Richard C. Gowdey
Ruth Aileen (Smith) Gowdey
Spratt Gowdey with close friend Honey McDaniel
Spratt Gowdey with 1st cousin Paul Sims
Spratt Gowdey with 1st cousin Doris (Sims) Tate
S & C #103 Train Restoration
Thomas Francis Gowdey and his Grandmother Ruby (Self) Smith Photo
Louise (Smith) Sims & Ruben Sims Wedding Photo
Louise (Smith) Sims when she was older
John G. Smith and Family
Mrs. Ruby Self Smith
Smith Sisters
John Gibson Smith Photo
John Phillip Wilkinson and Frances Ann "Fannie" Mc Iver Wilkinson
Martin Family Photos
Taxes & Other Records
Birth Records Dec 1916 - May 1918
Alabama Dept. of Archives Sumter County Microfilmed index to court records
Communities/ Towns
Calendar for Sumter
Genealogical Events: Conferences, Seminars, Fairs, etc. for Alabama
Linkpendium > Sumter County

Sumter County Historical Society
PO Box 213
Livingston, AL 35470
Clerk of Circuit Court
P.O. Box 936
Livingston, AL 35470
Telephone: (205) 652-7281

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