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People and Things from the Marshall County, Alabama, Guntersville Democrat 1892 - 1900 By Robin Sterling
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The Guntersville Democrat was not the first newspaper to be published in Marshall County, but is the one most complete from the 19th Century. It was first published in October of 1880 by a Gadsden... More > newspaperman, William M. Meeks. Over the years, it chronicled much of the early history of Marshall County. This second book in the series attempts to capture mentions of births, marriages, deaths and obituaries It also reproduces items of interest and importance in the development of the county--all with a full name index. In this volume you can find reports of the Marshall County Gold Mine, a haunted house, long lists of Confederate soldiers, the completion of the Tennessee and Coosa Railroad, and many other items of historical and genealogical significance. The early history of Marshall County is written on the pages of its newspapers. This book will be valuable to any student of the history and genealogy of Marshall County.< Less
People and Things from the Marshall County, Alabama, Guntersville Democrat 1880 - 1891 By Robin Sterling
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The Guntersville Democrat was not the first newspaper to be published in Marshall County, but it is the one most complete from the 19th century. It was first published in October of 1880 by a... More > Gadsden newspaperman, William M. Meeks. Over the years it chronicled much of the history of Marshall County. This book attempts to capture mentions of births, marriages, deaths and obituaries. It also reproduces articles of interest and importance in the development of the county—all with a full name index. Here, you can find all of Judge Louis Wyeth’s “History of Marshall County,” as well as an unnamed contributor who penned a series called “Reminiscences of Old Times in Marshall County by an Old Citizen.” This book contains several biographies of old citizens, traces the development of the Tennessee and Coosa Railroad, and reports on Rube Burrow and his alleged murderous romp across Sand Mountain. This book will be important to any student of the history and genealogy of Marshall County.< Less
People and Things from the Walker County, Alabama Jasper Mountain Eagle (1910 - 1913) By Robin Sterling
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This fifth volume of news clippings from the historic issues of the Walker County, Jasper Mountain Eagle spans the years 1910 through 1913. Practically every issue from the time period is... More > represented. All other issues are represented. Missing issues include Feb 21 and Dec 11 from 1912; and Jun 25 and Nov 26 from 1913. 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 genealogy and history.< Less
Lawrence County, Alabama Newspaper Clippings from the Moulton Democrat, Union & Advertiser 1855 - 1875 By Robin Sterling
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Lawrence County is fortunate to have newspapers which survived the years immediately before the Civil War, and for many years after the War. This book represents clippings from 1855 through 1858 and... More > picks up again from 1867 through 1875. Unfortunately no papers in this series survive between 1859 and 1866. The White family of Moulton established a newspaper dynasty during this turbulent period spanning antebellum days and then Reconstruction. Interesting articles regarding the disposition of slaves, and the troubles living under Military Rule following the “late unpleasantness” are offered. Particular attention is given to recording births, marriages and obituary notices. This book also includes articles pertaining to the history and progress of Lawrence County. This book will prove useful to any serious student of the history and genealogy of the people inhabiting Lawrence County, Alabama.< Less