Lawrence County, Alabama Archives
Preserving the Past for the Future.






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The Prime focus of the Lawrence County Archives is the acquisition, restoration, preservation, duplication and storage of records generated by County Offices prior to 1920. Resources include:

• Family Bible records and family histories

• Lawrence County Court Records 1800s to 1900s: Chancery, Circuit, County and Orphans/Probate

• Lawrence County original Marriage Bonds, Licenses, Parental Consent Notes and Affidavits: 1818-1900s

• Misc. Case Papers from Lawrence County Court Systems

• Genealogical Reference Library Including unpublished Family Histories.

• Vertical Files Family Folders, Lawrence Co. Southern Commission Claims, Local Church Histories, Cemetery Surveys, Misc. Lawrence Co. Subjects

• Extensive Microfilm Library of:
Census records of Lawrence and adjoining counties
Census of Confederate Soldiers, 22 Alabama Counties
Native American Enrollment Cards, “The 5 Civilized Tribes”
Early local Baptist Church Minutes
Index to Alabama death records
Northwest Alabama Newspapers
Misc. records from Mississippi Territory

Please see our Links page for additional research resources.

Searchable Database
Begin your search here: Archive Search Beta

Probate Records
Deeds
Book A – Missing from County Holdings
Book B – 1823-1824
Book C – 1824 – 1828
Book D – 1828 9 3 1831
Book E – 1831 – 1833
Book F – 1833 – 1835
Book G – Missing from County Holdings
Book H – 1838 – 1839
Book I – 1839 – 1841
Book J was never created
Book K – 1841 – 1844
Book L – 1844 – 1847
Book M – 1847 – 1850

Marriages
Grooms Index 1818-1902
Grooms Index 1902-1948

Brides Index 1818-1902
Brides Index 1902–1948

Probate Minutes
Book A – Missing from County Holdings
Book B – Missing from County Holdings
Book C – 1825 – 1830
Book D – 1830 – 1834
Book E – 1836 – 1838
Book F – 1838 – 1841
Book G – 1841 – 1844
Book H – 1844 – 1846
Book I – 1846 – 1849
Book J – 1849 – 1850


Coming in the near future will be an on-line searchable database for:
Marriages
Probate Minutes
Inventory & Wills
Tax Assessments
Newspapers
Cemetery Surveys