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The History Of Hokes Bluff and Surrounding Areas By Jill Braddy Boatwright
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In these modern times most people forget about traditions and southern values, but in Hokes Bluff, Alabama you can step back in time and re-live some of these things. From country roads, to small... More > shops, to family get-togethers, it is all here, and the people of Hokes Bluff are very proud of it. The story of Hokes Bluff begins many years ago and that story is necessary to explain what is so special about this small town. The story begins with the original inhabitants and then moves on to the early settlers. Following that, many different things will be covered. Churches, schools, businesses, the city government and, of course, the people of the community will all be a part of this book. This book will help you understand why Hokes Bluff means so much to so many.< Less
The Descendants of Edmond Reaves (1775-1855): Volume II - The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clemens Reeves, Etowah County, Alabama By Reeves Alan Daves
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Robert Ryves left 16th century France because of religious persecution and established a family seat in Dorset, England. Years later, descendants of Robert Ryves traveled to the American colony of... More > Virginia to escape the political and religious climate in 17th century England. In the 18th century, some members traveled south from Virginia, looking for opportunities opening in North Carolina. Robert Ryves’ seventh great grandson Edmond Reaves continued the family's southern migration by moving into Georgia in the early 19th century and settling in Alabama by the middle of that century. Much of the family remained in Alabama as pioneers. Many of Robert Ryves’ descendants settled in modern day Etowah and Calhoun Counties in Alabama. The area of Hokes Bluff, Alabama was where Edmond’s son, Nathan Reaves, Nathan’s son, John S. Reeves, and grandson, William Clemens Reeves, lived in the 19th and 20th centuries and where, in the 21st century, many of William Clemens Reeves’ descendants still remain.< Less