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Sumter County Alabama
Sumter County was established on December 18, 1832. From 1797 to 1832, Sumter County was part of the Choctaw Nation, which was made up of four main villages. The first settlers in Sumter County were French explorers who had come north from Mobile. They built and settled at Fort Tombecbee, near the modern-day town of Epes. In 1830, with the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, the Choctaw Indians ceded the land that is now Sumter County to the government. Its name is in honor of General Thomas Sumter, of South Carolina.
Its county seat is Livingston.
County Courthouse in Livingston
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES * Cuba * Emelle * Epes * Gainesville * Geiger * Livingston * York * Panola * Intercourse * Ward * Bellamy * Panola *
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Online Data BirthRecords Wills andProbate Records Website Updates:
Jan 2018: Bios: BOYETT, GAINES; Death News: WALLACEDec 2017: Marriage News: CUNNINGHAM, STANTON; Death News: CATHEYNov 2017: Bio: WHITEJul 2017: Visiting News: CALDWELL, MELLEN, WETMORE, MARSHALL, GOING, CHAPMAN, SMITH, BROWN, PARKER, DAISSWOOD, DAINWOOD; Death News: SMITH; Sick List News: BURKS; Civil War News: Remembrance of 23 Years ago
Apr 2017: County Records: 1923 County Officers
Feb 2017: Bio: BENEDICT
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