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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
Blount County, Alabama Marriages, 1866 - 1919 By Robin Sterling
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This book contains all the marriages which took place in Blount County, Alabama between the years 1866 and 1919. Images of the original documents from the Blount County Court House were examined... More > page by page and transcribed. Not only was the primary information recorded, but other significant details were gathered such as names of bondsmen, names of officials performing the ceremony, names and relationships of those granting permission, and the location of the ceremony. Plus, volumes and page numbers were recorded to provide for better documentation. Additionally, details of all licenses returned unexecuted were recorded. This book also contains those marriages recorded at the satellite Blount County court house at Bangor covering the years 1893 to 1901. This book is a handy tool for those with ancestors in Blount County, or those with ancestors in sections of Blount which became Cullman County.< 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
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
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
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
People and Things from the Blount County, Alabama, Blount County Journal 1909 - 1918 By Robin Sterling
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The Blount Count Journal published in Oneonta from 1909 to 1918. Compared to other Blount County papers, the Journal was only a small blip on the journalistic radar in Blount County. However, it is... More > an often overlooked and untapped source of great genealogical and historical knowledge. While some of the articles mirror those published in its contemporary publications, often the Journal captured other obituaries and news missed by the Democrat. Most of the original copies of the Journal were found in the court house in Oneonta. These were reviewed for notices of births, marriages, obituaries and interesting news items. Missing issues from the court house were reviewed at the State Archives in Montgomery. This book will add to the body of knowledge of Blount County, Alabama and will serve as a useful tool for area genealogists and historians.< Less

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