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Marion County, Alabama Newspaper Clippings, 1894 - 1896 By Robin Sterling
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Journalism in Marion County, Alabama got its start in April 1885 with the Marion County Herald. Soon other upstart papers sprang up to compete with the Herald. Over the years several newspapers vied... More > for the dominant spot. This is the second volume of a series of books containing newspaper clippings from the earliest existing papers from Marion County. This volume covers the years 1894 through 1896. While the Marion County Herald began in 1885, the first two years are missing because of the courthouse fire which occurrred in 1887. The clippings contained in this volume concentrate with notes of births, marriages, and deaths. It also contains articles which were important to the history and growth of the county. The history of the county is written in the pages of its earliest newspapers. Read what the ancestors of the people of Marion County were doing and talking about.< Less
Marion County, Alabama Newspaper Clippings, 1897 - 1899 By Robin Sterling
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Journalism in Marion County, Alabama got its start in April 1885 with the Marion County Herald. Soon other upstart papers sprang up to compete with the Herald. Over the years several newspapers vied... More > for the dominant spot. This is the third volume of a series of books containing newspaper clippings from the earliest existing papers from Marion County. This volume covers the years 1897 through 1899. While the Marion County Herald began in 1885, the first two years are missing because of the courthouse fire which occurrred in 1887. The clippings contained in this volume concentrate with notes of births, marriages, and deaths. It also contains articles which were important to the history and growth of the county. The history of the county is written in the pages of its earliest newspapers. Read what the ancestors of the people of Marion County were doing and talking about.< 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
Marion County, Alabama, Marriages, 1887 - 1930 By Robin Sterling
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This book contains all the known marriages in Marion County, Alabama for a 43-year period between 1887 and 1930. Actual images from the official marriage books from the Hamilton courthouse were... More > examined, abstracted, and presented within these pages. Marion County was established in 1818 with the courthouse at Pikeville. In 1881, the county seat was moved to Hamilton. The courthouse burned in April of 1887 and all the earliest marriage records were destroyed. This volume begins with the records which were kept following the catastrophic fire of 1887. Grooms names are alphabetized and the book contains a full name bride's index. It is hoped this volume contributes to the body of knowledge for Marion County--an important county in Northwest Alabama.< Less