Deed Indexes contributed
by: Mary Hoit
Edited Index to Sumter County,
Alabama Deed Books:
index was created from
the microfilm of the typed reconstructed index to the Sumter County,
deeds 1833-1870. Both indexes are in one book-- grantee/grantor and
on alternating pages.
I have used the same
etc. Sometimes it is difficult to distinguish certain letters because
dirty typewriter keys. In place of entering "same," I have entered the
I am first making the
by each book and checking them. Then I will sort the data in several
ways and create various data bases for the time period 1833-1870.
When I can get to the
of the individual deed books, I will check the names and add the date
purchase and the date of recording. Also, where et al has been used, I
will include each name as a separate entry. On some entries, I will add
information to make the entry more meaningful--such as "Plot" will be
to Moore, John, plot of.
So, keep checking back to
see if I have added information.
P.S. Please warn people
that these are not perfect, being several generations removed from the