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Walker's Island By K. J. Radebaugh
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Get a road map of Florida. Put your finger on the spot where Osceola, Okeechobee, and Polk counties meet, and push those three counties back a little bit. Next, think back to that long moment in the... More > Florida cattle industry between 1865 and 1898. Good. Now you’ve got a fair idea of when this story takes place, and where Harris County would be if it existed anywhere else but in this book. Walker’s Island is directly under your finger. Move your finger, and you might see a cypress tree growing off by itself. Buried at the foot of that tree is a man who knows something about betrayal. He tries to tell Raymond Pennell what he knows, but Raymond can’t hear him. It will be another thirty years before Raymond understands that his choices are what haunt a man, and that the deadliest betrayals are those of his own heart.< Less
WALKER FAMILY HISTORY By L.anette Hill
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The WALKER surname has been researched and included in this book. This Walker family has been traced back to Beaufort, North Carolina during 1720-1788; Rutherford, North Carolina 1786-1850. The... More > family moved down into the State of Georgia into Thomas County, Georgia 1776-1861. The family lived in an area called Beachton in Grady County, Georgia area and settled there. Descendants can still be found in Grady County, Thomas County and surrounding areas. The family burial ground in Grady Co. Georgia - Beachton at Ocklochnee Bapt. Church Cemetery.< Less
The History of Schools in Latimer County By Nandine Walker
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Compiled and edited by Latimer County Historical & Genealogical Society. This historical work is about real people, many of which were refugees and pioneers from distant places that came to this... More > area of Oklahoma to build a life for their families. Often small settlements gave birth to schools that imparted book learning to children that may never have received that blessing without the hard work of the people there. Through the determination of many people, schools came into existance, flourished and grew in a relatively short period of history. Educational opportunities were offered from grade schools to high schools and eventually a four year college in Wilburton, the Oklahoma School of Mines and Metallurgy, now known as Eastern Oklahoma State College. While this is a book about Southeastern Oklahoma, it's truely a book about America.< Less
A Doctor's Diary Walker County, AL January - March 1891 By Helen Hackett Sposa
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This is a diary, recently discovered, by Helen Sposa. It's an account of her grandfather's day to day activities, as a country doctor, in 1891. It ends with the murder of a colleague's wife!
A Doctor's Diary Walker County, AL January - March 1891 By Helen Hackett Sposa
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This is a diary, recently discovered, by Helen Sposa. It's an account of her grandfather's day to day activities, as a country doctor, in 1891. It ends with the murder of a colleague's wife!
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
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
People and Things from the Walker County, Alabama Jasper Mountain Eagle (1903 - 1905) By Robin Sterling
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This third volume of news clippings from the historic issues of the Jasper Mountain Eagle spans the years 1903 - 1905. Practically every issue from the time period is represented. Only a few... More > scattered issues are missing from this series: from 1903, Feb 25, May 13, and Jun 24; from 1904, Jan 6 and Mar 9; and from 1905, Feb 22, Jul 5, Aug 2, Oct 11, Nov 29, and Dec 27. These clippings from the Mountain Eagle come from microfilm purchased from the State Archives in Montgomery. Every issue of the 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. Death notices were compared against available 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
History of Athens County, Ohio: And Incidentally of the Ohio Land Company and the First Settlement of the State at Marietta By Charles Manning Walker
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A re-created version of the original book by Charles M. Walker originally published in 1869. This rare history not only tells of the settlement and early days of Athens County, but also details the... More > formation of the Ohio Company and the first settlement in Ohio at Marietta. This book is undoubtedly one of the finest books ever written documenting the early days of the American frontier and trials and tribulations of the first settlers. It contains many stories, some first hand accounts, of these early pioneers and the settlement of the old Northwest Territory. It includes biographies of some of the individuals that settled there as well as historical facts of interest pertaining to Southeastern Ohio in general and Athens County in particular. Photos,illustrations,index and annotations have been added by Badgley Publishing Company< Less
The White Caps: A History of the Organization in Sevier County By E.W. Crozier
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The White Caps of Sevier County is a history of a period of lawless vigilantism in Sevier County, Tennessee in the late 1800s. The White Caps, a group that described itself as the "morality... More > police," used violence and intimidation, beatings and murders, to virtually rule the area. This volume traces the White Cap movement in Sevier County from its development to its destruction.< Less