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People and Things from the Blount County, Alabama, Blount County Journal 1909 - 1918 By Robin Sterling
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The Blount Count Journal published in Oneonta from 1909 to 1918. Compared to other Blount County papers, the Journal was only a small blip on the journalistic radar in Blount County. However, it is... More > an often overlooked and untapped source of great genealogical and historical knowledge. While some of the articles mirror those published in its contemporary publications, often the Journal captured other obituaries and news missed by the Democrat. Most of the original copies of the Journal were found in the court house in Oneonta. These were reviewed for notices of births, marriages, obituaries and interesting news items. Missing issues from the court house were reviewed at the State Archives in Montgomery. This book will add to the body of knowledge of Blount County, Alabama and will serve as a useful tool for area genealogists and historians.< Less
Winston County, Alabama: News from Western Winston 1901 - 1961 By Robin Sterling
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Western Winston County, Alabama is dotted with small communities with names such as Deer, Wood, Blooming Youth, Brown's Creek, Bold Springs, and Rocky Plains. These and other areas in northwest... More > Alabama were settled by hardy individuals who worked hard to support themselves and raise their children. When the farm work was done, members of these isolated communities socialized with log rollings, barn raisings, and Sunday Schools. Growing out of the devotion to religion and each other, the region became known as one of the Sacred Harp and Gospel singing capitols of the South. This book of newspaper clippings from the Double Springs and Haleyville papers captures the day to day life of the people who inhabited the communities making up Western Winston County. In this volume, the reseacher with ancestors in area will learn more about the times and the issues important to the communities over a period of six decades during the 1900s.< Less
Marion County, Alabama Newspaper Clippings, 1902 - 1904 By Robin Sterling
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Journalism in Marion County 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 for the... More > dominant spot. This is the fourth volume of a series of books containing newspaper clippings from the earliest existing papers from Marion County. This volume contains the year 1902 through 1904. The clippings in this volume concentrate with notes of births, deaths, and marriages. 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 newpapers. Read what the ancestors of the people of Marion County were doing and talking about.< Less
Blount County, Alabama Marriages, 1866 - 1919 By Robin Sterling
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This book contains all the marriages which took place in Blount County, Alabama between the years 1866 and 1919. Images of the original documents from the Blount County Court House were examined... More > page by page and transcribed. Not only was the primary information recorded, but other significant details were gathered such as names of bondsmen, names of officials performing the ceremony, names and relationships of those granting permission, and the location of the ceremony. Plus, volumes and page numbers were recorded to provide for better documentation. Additionally, details of all licenses returned unexecuted were recorded. This book also contains those marriages recorded at the satellite Blount County court house at Bangor covering the years 1893 to 1901. This book is a handy tool for those with ancestors in Blount County, or those with ancestors in sections of Blount which became Cullman County.< Less

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