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People and Things from the Cullman, Alabama Tribune 1914 - 1920 By Robin Sterling
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By the turn of the 20th Century, Cullman was firmly established as the preeminent settlement in the hill country between the Tennessee Valley and the mineral region surrounding Birmingham. The... More > Cullman Alabama Tribune continued to record news of the development of the city, county, and surrounding region. As with the first two books of this series, microfilm was obtained from the State Archives in Montgomery and a page by page examination of the newspaper was conducted and every birth, death, marriage, obituary, and news important to the history and development of Cullman County was recorded. This volume also contains rare first person accounts of the Civil War activities of George Martin Holcombe and Elijah Wilson Harper ("Killacranky"). This book is important to any genealogist or historian with connections to Cullman County and contains many rare accounts and mentions of the earliest settlers of the region.< Less
Tales of Old Blount County, Alabama By Robin Sterling
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Many of the people and events in Blount County history are well documented. Others, not so much. This book of essays is an attempt to revisit some of the well known events of our county’s... More > past, add a little more background, and present our history from a Blount County point of view. In addition to illuminating some familiar topics, this book attempts to bring to light people and events who played significant roles in the development of Blount, but were somehow overlooked or skimmed over by the primary reference books—people and events which were the topic of conversation among our ancestors but over time, have been forgotten. These fun to read tales will promote a greater understanding of the history of Blount County.< Less
Newspaper Clippings from the Cullman, Alabama Democrat 1914 - 1923 By Robin Sterling
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The Cullman Democrat was established in 1901 Its circulation soon grew to match that of the most successful Alabama weekly newspapers. By January of 1903, the paper was purchased by Joseph Robert... More > Rosson. It remained in control of the Rosson family for many years afterwards. Original copies of the paper from the Cullman County Court House Basement Archives, along with originals from the State Archives in Montgomery were reviewed with a view for capturing items of births, marriage notices, deaths, and obituaries. Other clippings were transcribed having to do with the history of Cullman County. Many of the clippings found here refer to people and events not found in any other history book. The Cullman Democrat recalls people and events of long ago and will be read with interest by the thousands of descendants of the earliest settlers of Cullman and the surrounding small communities.< Less
Blount County, Alabama Marriages 1920 - 1942 By Robin Sterling
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This book contains all the marriages which took place in Blount County, Alabama between the years 1920 and 1942. 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. Beginning in 1936 the State of Alabama required more information on their marriage licenses including full birthdates and full names of both parents. This information was included if reported. This book is a handy tool for those with ancestors in Blount or adjoining counties.< Less

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