One of the wonderful things about researching your family history is becoming part of a larger community of like-minded folks. Most everyone you encounter, from neighbors to local experts to fourth cousins twice removed, are eager to share what they know to help you along. Here are just a few ways to connect:
Message Boards & Surnames
You have several FREE options for posting a query to request information or let others know you are interested in certain Lauderdale County surnames. Be sure to search all of these resources, as each contains unique information.
NEW! Lauderdale AL Gen Web Forum (Message Board/ Surnames/ Queries)
Several folks in the area (and beyond) have volunteered to look up information locally and within the invaluable reference books and resources they own.
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Local Genealogical & Historical Societies
(publishes the Journal of Muscle Shoals History)
P. O. Box 149
Sheffield, AL 35660
(publishes the Natchez Trace Traveler)
P. O. Box 420
Florence, AL 35631
TENNESSEE VALLEY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
(publishes Valley Leaves quarterly)
P. O. Box 1568
Huntsville, AL 35807