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Newspaper Clippings from the Colbert County, Alabama Leighton News 1894 - 1903 By Robin Sterling
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The Leighton News was first established by Fred W. McCormack in 1890. This volume covers all the Leighton News from 1894 to 1903. Each issue was examined column by column with a view for capturing... More > items of a genealogical interest such as reports of births, marriages, deaths, and obituaries. In addition, other clippings were transcribed having to do with the history of Colbert and Lawrence County, as well as the rest of the surrounding Tennessee Valley area. The early history of a country in often found in the pages of its county newspaper. Clippings found here refer to people and events not be found in any other history book. The Leighton News recalls people and events of long ago and will be read with interest by the thousands of descendants of the earliest settlers of Leighton and the surrounding small communities.< Less
Newspaper Clippings From the Lawrence County, Alabama, Moulton Advertiser By Robin Sterling
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Lawrence County is fortunate to have newspapers which survived the years of the late 1800s, while other county newspapers of the era didn’t exist or have been lost to time. This book... More > represents clippings from 1876 through 1883. The White family of Moulton established a newspaper dynasty with the Advertiser that lasted well into the 20th Century. Interesting articles are presented describing the rich history of Lawrence County and the Tennessee Valley as a whole. Particular attention is given to recording births, marriages, and obituary notices. This book also contains 57 chapters of Col. James E. Saunder’s “Early Settlers of Lawrence County” which begins with the Indian days and guides the reader through the early history of Lawrence County up through the description of men and actions of the 9th and 16th Alabama Infantry Regiments. This book will prove useful to any serious student of the history and genealogy of the people inhabiting Lawrence County, Alabama.< 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
People and Things from the Marshall County, Alabama, Guntersville Democrat 1901 - 1908 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 the complete “Sword of Bushwhacker Johnston” by Rev. M.E. Johnston-- a thrilling first person account of the actions of guerrilla fighters operating in the Tennessee Valley during the Civil War. Also O.D. Street’s account of the first 100 years of Marshall County’s existence—and much more. 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 Walker County, Alabama Jasper Mountain Eagle (1914 - 1917) By Robin Sterling
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This sixth volume of news clippings from the historic issues of the Walker County, Alabama, Jasper Mountain Eagle spans the years 1914 through 1917. Only one issue is missing from these years: 23... More > Dec 1914. 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
People and Things from the Blount County, Alabama Southern Democrat 1939 - 1942 By Robin Sterling
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The Southern Democrat was established by Forney G. Stephens at Blountsville in 1894. After fellow newspaperman Lawrence H. Mathews of the Blount County News-Dispatch died in 1896, Stephens moved the... More > Democrat to Oneonta. When the News-Dispatch folded in 1903, the Democrat was the preeminent Blount County newspaper. Stephens died in 1939, but the Democrat continued to publish in Oneonta for almost 100 years. In 1989 the old Southern Democrat was renamed the Blount Countian. Microfilm for the old Southern Democrat was acquired from the State Archives in Montgomery and studied page by page. Every mention of births, marriages, deaths, obituaries and news important to the history and development of Blount County was reproduced here. This book is vital for any serious student of Blount County, Alabama genealogy and history.< Less
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