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People and Things from the Walker County, Alabama Jasper Mountain Eagle (1898 - 1902) By Robin Sterling
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This second volume of news clippings from historic issues of the Walker County Mountain Eagle spans the years 1898 - 1902. Most of the issues are represented except for a large gap in 1900 where all... More > the issues from January of that year until September are missing. This series of abstracts comes from microfilm purchased from the State Archives in Montgomery. Every issue of the Mountain Eagle was examined column by column to capture all available information regarding births, deaths, marriage notices, and relevant news items and information regarding the early history of Walker County and the surrounding area. Many death notices were compared against cemetery records at FindAGrave.com and were annotated. The history of Walker County is written in the pages of its early newspapers. This book will be a valuable asset to the serious student of Walker County genealoty and history.< Less
1860 Blount County, Alabama Federal Census By Robin Sterling
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This book is a faithful transcription of the original census images from the National Archives. This easy to read tabular format includes some marriage annotations from Blount County records plus a... More > full name index. An ideal book for the those Blount County researchers new to organizing their family tree.< Less
1870 Blount County, Alabama Federal Census By Robin Sterling
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This book is a faithful transcription of the original census images from the National Archives. This easy to read tabular format includes some marriage annotations from Blount County records plus a... More > full name index. An ideal book for the those Blount County researchers new to organizing their family tree.< Less
People and Things from the Walker County, Alabama Jasper Mountain Eagle (1884 - 1897) By Robin Sterling
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This book contains newspaper clippings from the earliest and longest published newspaper in Walker County, Alabama. The Mountain Eagle first published in 1872, but the earliest available issues date... More > from 1884. Other gaps occur in 1887, 1888, and parts of 1891, 1892, and 1895. The rest of the remaining issues were examined page by page for births, marriages, deaths, and relevant historical news items pertaining to the early development of Walker County. The result is a very interesting read, full of rare obituaries and historical accounts. The information was compiled from microfilm from the Alabama State Archives in Montgomery and microfilm from Samford University in Birmingham. The book contains a full name index.< Less
1850 Blount County, Alabama Federal Census By Robin Sterling
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This book is a faithful transcription of the original census images from the National Archives. This easy to read tabular format includes some marriage annotations from Blount County records plus a... More > full name index. An ideal book for the those Blount County researchers new to organizing their family tree.< Less
Blount County, Alabama Confederate Soldiers, Volume 3: Miscellaneous By Robin Sterling
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Mary Gordon Duffee wrote: "When the drums beat, and the bugles called for men to march to the front, I tell you old Blount responded nobly, and sent hundreds of her gallant sons to march,... More > fight, suffer and die for the flag that now lies furled forever." This series of books attempts to identify all the Confederate soldiers who enlisted in organizations from the Blount County area, along with those who moved to Blount County after the Civil War. Whole company rosters are captured and entire service records, pension applications, birth dates, spouses and marriage dates, newspaper clippings and obituaries, and dozens of pictures are contained in these volumes. This is the first time ever all this information has been available in a single reference book. Volume 3 contains information on soldiers who enlisted in other Alabama organizations and those who moved to Blount County after the Civil War. These books are vital to any serious student of Blount County, Alabama genealogy and history.< Less
Cullman County, Alabama Cemeteries, Volume 4 By Robin Sterling
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Cullman County was established in 1877 in large part from the west side of Blount and the east side of Winston counties. Today, the few old cemeteries which existed in those counties in the early... More > days are found within the borders of Cullman. The cemetery listings in this four volume set were conducted by the author beginning in 2003 and ending in early 2006. An attempt was made to personally visit every cemetery in Cullman County and record information from each readable monument. Volume 4 of this series covers alphabetically cemeteries M through Z, beginning with the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery and concluding with the Zion Grove Cemetery. The volumes are filled with photos of many of the old cemetery sites and notes describing the company and unit of most of the old Civil War era veterans. This set of books is vital to any serious student of Cullman County genealogy and history.< Less
People and Things from the Blount County, Alabama Southern Democrat 1908 - 1914 By Robin Sterling
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The Southern Democrat was established by Forney G. Stephens at Blountsville in 1894. After fellow newspaperman Lawrence H. Mathews of the Blount County News-Dispatch died in 1896, Stephens moved the... More > Democrat to Oneonta. When the News-Dispatch folded in 1903, the Democrat was the preeminent Blount County newspaper. Stephens died in 1939, but the Democrat continued to publish in Oneonta for almost 100 years. In 1989 the old Southern Democrat was renamed the Blount Countain. Microfilm for the old Southern Democrat was acquired from the State Archives in Montgomery and studied page by page. Every mention of births, marriages, deaths, obituaries and news important to the history and development of Blount County was reproduced here. This book is vital for any serious student of Blount County, Alabama genealogy and history.< Less
Winston County, Alabama Newspaper Clippings 1886 - 1900 By Robin Sterling
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This book contains newspaper clippings from the earliest Winston County, Alabama newspapers available. The clippings were transcribed from microfilm and from original issues located in the State... More > Archives in Montgomery. Papers include the old Winston Herald, the Herald's political adversary called the Observer, and the successor to the Herald called the New Era. All available issues were studied and all mentions of births, deaths, marriages, and news items important to the history of Winston County were recorded and included in this volume. The book begins with a long and comprehensive essay on the history of newspaper publishing in Winston County. It ends with a full name index. This book is valuable to any serious student of Winston County genealogy and history.< Less
Blount County, Alabama Confederate Soldiers, Volume 2: Infantry By Robin Sterling
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Mary Gordon Duffee wrote: "When the drums beat, and the bugles called for men to march to the front, I tell you old Blount responded nobly, and sent hundreds of her gallant sons to march,... More > fight, suffer and die for the flag that now lies furled forever." This series of books identifies all the Confederate soldiers who enlisted in organizations from the Blount County area, along with those who moved to Blount County after the Civil War. Whole company rosters are captured and entire service records, pension applications, birth dates, spouses and marriage dates, newspaper clippings and obituaries, and dozens of pictures are contained in these volumes. This is the first time ever all this information has been available in a single reference book. Infantry companies examined here include: 19th Alabama infantry, B and K; 28th Alabama Infantry, B and C; 29th Alabama Infantry, B, C and F; 48th Alabama Infantry, A and F; 49th Alabama Infantry, I; 50th Alabama Infantry, D, and 54th Alabama Infantry, I.< Less