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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,163417,n,lockhart%20cemetery.cfm Lockhart Cemetery]  
 
*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,163417,n,lockhart%20cemetery.cfm Lockhart Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSln=Acree&GSiman=1&GScid=24162& Magnolia Cemetery]  
 
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,163418,n,mancill%20cemetery.cfm Mancill Cemetery]
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*[[Marshall Memorial Cemetery]]  
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*[http://alabama.hometownlocator.com/maps/feature-map,ftc,2,fid,122310,n,marshall%20memorial%20cemetery.cfm Marshall Memorial Cemetery]
 
*[[Mitchell Cemetery]]  
 
*[[Mitchell Cemetery]]  
 
*[[Mount Carmel Cemetery]]  
 
*[[Mount Carmel Cemetery]]  

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Template:Alabama-stub United States Gotoarrow.png Alabama Gotoarrow.png Covington County

County Courthouse

History

Covington county was formed from Henry County, was called Jones County from August 1868 until October 1868, abolished: December 3, 1867, re-established: December 1, 1868.

Parent County

1821--Covington County was created 7 December 1821 from Henry County.  County seat: Andalusia [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1847--Courthouse destroyed by flood waters.
1839 and 1878--County records destroyed by fires

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the Covington County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).