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Winston Roots, Vol. 2: Marriage Index Records of an Alabama County By Peter Gossett, Winston County Genealogical Society
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This book contains a groom and bride index for the first fifteen marriage books located at the Probate Judge's office in Winston County, Alabama, covering the years 1891-1955. Also included is a... More > list of more than 100 marriages before 1891 from various sources.< Less
A Student Anthology: Selected Readings for the Superintendent of Winston County Schools By Various Student writers from WINSTON COUNTY
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An Anthology: Selected Writings From The High School Students Of The Winston County Schools.
Winston County, Alabama Confederate Soldiers By Robin Sterling
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Much has been written about men who joined the Federal Army from the so-called Hill Country in Alabama which included Winston County. Little has been written about the men who enlisted from Winston... More > in the Confederacy. Surprisingly, the number of Winston County Confederates almost matched the number of those who supported the Union. Many important Confederate officers hailed from Winston County. The book begins with an essay describing the Forgotten Winston County Confederates. Following is an alphabatized list of all Confederate soldiers associated with Winston County including those that moved in after the war. Information includes service records, pension applications, birth, marriage, and death information. The book is filled with rare photos and obituaries. Additional information includes articles on Captain White's Mail Guard and the Winston County Rough and Ready Volunteers. Full name index. This book is important to students of Winston County History.< Less
Winston Roots, Vol. 1: Stories of an Alabama County By Winston Co. Gen. Society
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Who was Aunt Jenny Johnston? Or Andrew Jackson Ingle for that matter? What is the "free state?" All of these questions and more are answered in the new book from the Winston County... More > Genealogical Society, published March 29, 2010. First in a series, and more than two hundred pages, this book contains remarkable and historical happenings of Winston County during its many stages, even preceding statehood. It is a delightful retrospective on the discovery of Clear Creek Falls, the first permanent settlement, Byler and Cheatham Roads, early settlers, Revolutionary War soldiers, the organization of Hancock County, the renaming to Winston, the Civil War, Alabama’s oldest log jail, early mills, and many more all the way into the twentieth century. There is also an appendix of historical notes on nearly thirty towns and communities, some now called "dead towns."< Less
Winston County, Alabama Cemeteries, Volume 2 By Robin Sterling
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The cemeteries of Winston County contain the ancestors of the descendants who now populate the county. The earliest settlers, Civil War soldiers, early county officials and politicians, merchants,... More > tradesmen, farmers, and their familes are there. Without their efforts to carve an existence out of the Winston County wildnerness, the rest of us simply would not be here. The history of the county was written in the cemeteries found across the county. Volume 2 of this two volume series covers Winston County Cemeteries L through W beginning with the Little Cemetery and ending with the Wolfpen Cemetery. This volumes also contains a list of missing or destroyed cemeteries. The book contains dozens of pictures of the cemeteries plus hundreds of annotations which include sites of unmarked graves plus the company and unit of every known Civil War era soldier, both Union and Confederate. The book concludes with a full name index. This book is vital to any serious student of Winston County genealogy and history.< Less
Winston County, Alabama Cemeteries, Volume 1 By Robin Sterling
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The cemeteries of Winston County contain the ancestors of the descendants who populate the county. They contain the remains of the earliest settlers, Civil War soldiers, early county officials and... More > politicians, merchants, tradesmen, farmers, and their familes. Without their successful efforts to carve an existence out of the Winston County wildnerness, the rest of us would not be here. Much of the history of the county was written on the old tombstones found across the county. Volume I of this two volume series alphabetically covers Winston County Cemeteries A through L beginning with the Addison Church of God Cemetery and ending with the Liberty Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. The book contains dozens of pictures of the cemeteries plus hundreds of annotations which include sites of unmarked graves mentioned in newspaper accounts plus the company and unit of every known Civil War era soldier, both Union and Confederate. The book concludes with a full name index.< 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
Winston County, Alabama Newspaper Clippings 1909 - 1914 By Robin Sterling
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The history of Winston County is found in the pages of its early newspapers. This book is the third in a series of Winston County news clippings. The first book covered 1886 - 1900 and the second... More > book covered 1901 - 1908. Newspapers reviewed include the Winston Herald and a few rare early newspapers published in Haleyville. Additionally, news items relevant to Winston County found in the Jasper Mountain Eagle were reproduced here. Turn of the 20th Century newspapers preserve a picture of how our ancestors were about their day to day lives and business over 100 years ago. For the genealogist, it helps add character to dry names and dates. For the historian, it opens up a seldom seen picture of the early development of Winston County from the first person viewpoint of its citizens. This book contains a full name index and is a valuable addition to the library of any serious student of the genealogy and history of Winston County, Alabama.< Less
Winston County, Alabama Newspaper Clippings 1901 - 1908 By Robin Sterling
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Following the first book which covered the years 1886 to 1900, this book continues a comprehensive study of Winston County newspapers from 1901 and 1908. This book draws most of its source material... More > from the New Era and the resurrected Winston Herald. Other clippings come from early Haleyville newspapers. Not many of these issues exist and come from the State Archives in Montgomery. Some of the issues represented are from the Haleyville Enterprise, the Square Deal, the Haleyville News, and the Winston County News. Also, clippings from the Jasper Mountain Eagle were reviewed for news items relevant to Winston County and were included in this volume. Particular attention was paid to capture births, deaths, and marriages, along with other important news items. Whole columns of area correspondents were transcribed and show much of the day to day life of the folks from Winston County. A full name index is provided. The early history of the turn of 20th Century Winston County is found within these pages.< Less