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Tales of Old Blount County, Alabama By Robin Sterling
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Many of the people and events in Blount County history are well documented. Others, not so much. This book of essays is an attempt to revisit some of the well known events of our county’s... More > past, add a little more background, and present our history from a Blount County point of view. In addition to illuminating some familiar topics, this book attempts to bring to light people and events who played significant roles in the development of Blount, but were somehow overlooked or skimmed over by the primary reference books—people and events which were the topic of conversation among our ancestors but over time, have been forgotten. These fun to read tales will promote a greater understanding of the hisotry of Blount County.< Less
Blount County, Alabama Cemeteries, Volume 3 By Robin Sterling
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Blount County was carved out of the territory ceded to the State by the Creek Indians following their defeat at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. The earliest settlers began streaming into the former... More > wilderness as early as 1817. Blount was originally a large county, but over the decades pieces were taken to make up other adjoining counties such as Jefferson, Marshall, Etowah, and Cullman. Every cemetery within the contemporary boundaries of Blount was visited by the author and each readable tombstone was copied to develop the contents of this three volume series. Most of the cemeteries were read in 2002. Volume 3 covers alphabetically P through Z, beginning with the Pine Bluff Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery and concluding with the Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Several cemeteries from adjoining counties are also included. This book is vital to any serious student of Blount County genealogy and history.< Less
Blount County, Alabama Cemeteries, Volume 1 By Robin Sterling
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Blount County was carved out of the territory ceded to the State by the Creek Indians following their defeat at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. The earliest settlers began streaming into the former... More > wilderness as early as 1817. Blount was originally a large county, but over the decades pieces were taken to make up other adjoining counties such as Jefferson, Marshall, Etowah, and Cullman. Every cemetery within the contemporary boundaries of Blount was visited by the author and each readable tombstone was copied to develop the contents of this three volume series. Most of the cemeteries were read in 2002. Volume 1 covers alphabetically A through H, beginning with the Alldredge Family Cemetery and concluding with the High Rock Methodist Church Cemetery. This book is vital to any serious student of Blount County genealogy and history.< 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
Blount County, Alabama WWI Draft Card Abstracts By Robin Sterling
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Information comes from over 4,700 Blount County men who filled out cards and submitted them to the Selective Service System. Information often includes full names (first, middle, last), full birth... More > date, occupation, next of kin, marital status, and number of children. Birth dates range from 1870 to 1901 of service aged men who submitted cards in 1917 - 1919. Most of the birth dates are from the 1880s and 1890s. This book is a good substitute for the missing 1890 Federal Census. Additionally, the data is annotated with hundreds of marriages and death dates from Blount County marriage records and cemetery records.< 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
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 Cemeteries, Volume 2 By Robin Sterling
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Blount County was carved out of the territory ceded to the State by the Creek Indians following their defeat at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. The earliest settlers began streaming into the former... More > wilderness as early as 1817. Blount was originally a large county, but over the decades pieces were taken to make up other adjoining counties such as Jefferson, Marshall, Etowah, and Cullman. Every cemetery within the contemporary boundaries of Blount was visited by the author and each readable tombstone was copied to develop the contents of this three volume series. Most of the cemeteries were read in 2002. Volume 1 covers alphabetically H through P, beginning with the Hipp Family Cemetery and concluding with the Phillips Cemetery (sometimes called the Old County Line Cemetery). This book is vital to any serious student of Blount County genealogy and history.< 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
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