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    Elmore County Queries 1997 - 1999

    Darren Altom
    Re: Cousins and Johnstons
    I am searching info on the Cousins and Johnston families. My earliest Cousin I have is a Green Cousin that married a Susan and had a son named Jeptha Green Cousins who married Margaret Jane Johnston. I was looking for Margaret Janes parents. Iknow she was born in Georgia and atleast her father was born in South Carolina and the mother was born in Georgia or South Carolina. I would appreciate any help also on Green Cousins parents. First I find him is in Baldwin County Georgia in 1820 then 1850 in Coosa County Alabama and he is buried in Eclectic Cemetary in Elmore County and his son Jeptha was living at Wetumpka and later moved to Independence County Arkansas where his daughter Ida married my great granpa James h. Altom. Any help would be appreciated.

    Addie P.Howell Dec 7 21:06
    Re: Grave
    Looking for the grave of my G-Grandfather William Thomas PARAMORE. He died in Elmore Co in 1894. Will be glad to pay any expenses if some one could help me find his grave.

    Malu Elmore Parrish Dec 22 01:13
    Re: Home and family cemetery of John Archer Elmore
    Being the great great granddaughter of John Archer Elmore, I am interested in learning if Elmore family home of Huntingdon is still in existence and if so, is the home and/or family cemetery available to be seen? Thank you for any information.

    Paul R Goree Mon Dec 29 11:25
    Re: GOREE surname including Elmore & Autauga
    Will exchange info from large database on GOREE surname

    Harriet Marvin Jan 9 14:19
    Re: James CHRISTIAN
    Seeking info on James CHRISTIAN, b. 1803, Ireland d. 6 Apr.,1860, Wetumpka, Al. Interested in wife(if any), burial location, etc. TIA!

    Lewie Dunn Mon Jan 12 17:50
    Re: William Haynes Family
    I am searching for Haynes who were in Coosa and Elmore Co.,Al have family back to 1670 in VA. part of family moved to Marshall CO.,AL and part to Lawerance CO.,AR. We will be holding the 131st Haynes Reunion on Sunday May 3,1998 at Locust Grove,GA at the city hall last year we had @200 from 4 states.

    Judy Wills Mon Jan 12 20:48
    Re: Surnames: Linch, Britt, and Meadows
    Last week I saw the query of someone who was re- searching Linch and Britt in Elmore Co., AL. It could not be retrieved at the time and I haven't found it since. I have LINCH, BRITT, and MEADOWS in Elmore Co. They came from GA to AL after the WBTS. Judy Wills

    John Robertson  Sun Jan 25 03:55:31 1998
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    I am researching RANSOM and DEAN in Elmore Co. and in Tallapoosa Co. Both families have been in the area since it was first opened for settlement. I am interested in (but not actually researching) the following names of families I knew when growing up in n.e. Elmore Co. during the 1940s and 1950s: TURNER, GAITHER, HORNSBY and MELTON.

    Christine Ellington  Sun Feb 8 12:24:04 1998
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    I am searching for additional info on Seaborn and Mary CARLTON KIDD of Elmore County. I know they arrived c. 1834 from Troup County, GA but have no infor on Seabron prior to that. Who were his parents? What is their ancestry? I know that Mary Carlton was the daughter of Archibald and Nancy Barton Carlton. I would like further info on them, too. Thanks.

    Jean Johnson  Thu Feb 12 21:41:38 1998
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    I am researching Peter B. RICHARDSON, born in North Carolina some time around 1800. He migrated to Georgia by 1817 and married Delaney CASEY in Monticello, Jasper County, Georgia, on June 19, 1817. They moved to Alabama (what was then Autauga County, later became Elmore County). I am trying to find out who Peter's family was, and if any other relatives migrated to Georgia or Alabama with him. Any information will be appreciated.

    John D.Helms  Fri Feb 13 19:09:42 1998
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    I am searching for any information my grandfather John Wesley HELMS who was estranged from my family when I was just a small boy in the late 1930s. He was supposed to have had siblings including a half brother in the Elmore Co. area. The last reported sighting of him was in Prattville Ala. where it is believed that he died in the late 1960s. He was married to Josephine CULPEPPER and they produced twin boys Lester Horace HELMS (my father) and Chester Forace HELMS both born on sept 15 1904. They also had the following daughters Katherine, Ruby, Jeanette and Pearl. I believe my Aunt Jeanette used to visit an uncle in Elmore Co. and referred to him as uncle Estes. The reason for this query is I am trying to tie into my great grandfather who I believe to be Jefferson Davis HELMS  Sat Feb 28 11:43:50 1998
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    I am looking for any information on LINDSAY/LINDSEY in Elmore county. The only first name information I have are my (2) 2nd great grandmothers Mattie LINDSEY Spivey and Lou (Ella) LINDSEY Henderson and the only brother I know that they had was Oakley LINDSEY. There father was to be known to come from North Carolina and settled down on a reservation in Wetumpka area. He was buried at Jackson Gap. They were know to be full blooded Cherokees. If you have any information please contact me at my email address.

    Ruth   Sun Mar 1 17:33:11 1998
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    Searching for: ROWE, Michael in Coosa, Elmore and Tallapoosa. He was in 1850 census of Coosa. He disapears after that. I think he is father of Gabriel my gg grandfather. I cannot find any will or probate. Wife was Susanna (HATHORNE) and they were married in Warren Co. GA in 1802 and won land lottery there. Is this son of R.W. soldier Michael Christopher ROWE?

    John Irons  Sun Mar 8 14:21:31 1998

    I am looking for any information on three brothers that we from Elmore County. William WILLIAMS, Fletcher WILLIAMS, and John Wesley WILLIAMS. Their mother was Mary TRUSDELL. We have them in Elmore county in 1850 to 1860. Any information will help. John Irons

    Judy Franklin  Mon Mar 9 15:45:25 1998
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    Researching for Mintie CANTRELL born 1877 as Mintie BUCHANAN, married Thomas CANTRELL.They had several children but the only name I have is Charlie. I know that he worked at the prison.Anyone with information on this family plese e-mail me. I will be happy to share what information I have. Hope to find a long lost cousin or two. Thanks Judy

    Ruth  Sat, 21 Mar 1998 09:07:23 EST
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    Hello, I have been a contributor of info on the surname of ROWE/ROE/ROW and have many files. I can check for any researchers on this name. Ruth in Pittsburg TX

    Nancy Pressley  Sat Mar 28 20:18:33 1998
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    LOWERY / FAULK / EVANS / BRYANT I am interested in sharing information with anyone researching the LOWERY / BRYANT families in that portion of Coosa County which became Elmore County. Also interested in the FAULK / EVANS families in the region. Thank you,

    Roger W. Collier  Mon Mar 30 10:42:15 1998
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    I would like any info on COLLIER and/or EVANS families.

    Frances Stewart  Thu Apr 9 13:18:42 1998
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    William Washingham HOWARD b. 1857, m. Sarah (Sally) Burns in 1877 in Bangor, AL (Blount County), d. 1898. His brother John m. Sarah's sister.

    Rev Oden Woodward  Mon Apr 13 14:52:23 1998
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    Looking for John Henry HENDRIX, born in Alabama, and died in Lauderdale County, Tennessee maybe March of 1970. Maybe Halls, Tennessee. Rev. Woodward

    John R Lawson  Wed Apr 15 21:22:06 1998
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    Hugh A WOOD md. Frances Edna Henderson 1850 in Troup Co GA.They were in Elmore Co in 1870.Their son Elijah Monroe WOOD came to La.I would like any info on this family.Also on James D MARTIN and William J WHITE who were in the area.

    Ann Slaughter  Sat Apr 18 19:56:13 1998
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    Looking for informaion on MARGARET E. LOFLIN who married CHARLES ERWIN (IRWIN) THONMPSON. Is is estimated that she died abt. 1879, but can find no varification, date, location or burial. Does anyone know anything her??? Have information on her father GEORGE LOFLIN and mother MARY HANDOCOK. I am trying to join the UDC and this is my last hurdle. Thank You

    Evelyn (Massey) V.  Sun Apr 19 18:35:38 1998
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    Looking for parents of Benjamin DURANT born cir 1733, married Sophia McGillivray, children: Lachlan, Rachel, Sophia, Polly, John, Sandy and Elizabeth, I find them in Elmore cir 1774-1786.

    Evelyn (Massey) V.  Sun Apr 19 18:46:14 1998
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    Looking for parents of Henry C. D. MASSEY born 1811 Alabama, married Louisa KREBS 1842 Winston Co., MS, moved to OK, died Gaines Co. OK cir 1880.

    Elayne & Jim Hayes  Tue Apr 21 07:40:19 1998
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    I'm looking for a WESLEY RANSOM MEADOWS, d.Feb. 1, 1935 in Tallassee, buried at Mt Hebron Cemetery in Elmore Co. Also a LAURA VELMA MEADOWS should be buried there. Also seeking who died Set/ 25, 1820 in Tallassee should be buried there. information on WESLEY Z.MEADOWS, father of WESLEY RANSOM MEADOWS. Thanks,

    R. Austin Tyra  Sat Apr 25 22:05:22 1998
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    I am research information on Martha J. TYRA/TYREE who died Dec 20, 1910 in Elmore Co. according Indexed Death Records of Alabama. I believe she is buried in Double Springs, Al., Winston Co. I am trying to find whom she may have been living with at the time or she is on any census or country records for Elmore Co. I would appreciate any and all leads.

    Bobbye Davis  Fri May 1 22:26:06 1998
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    I am researching WILLIAM NORMAN WILLIAMS & FLETCHER WILLIAMS.WILLIAM was born in Al. in 1829.It may be Tallapoosa or Elmore or surrounding counties. The family ran a ferry on the Tallapoosa River. WILLIAM NORMAN married LUCINDA MOSELEY 04 July 1852.

    Lairold (Larry) M. Street
    Mon May 4 11:11:59 1998

    1337 Hamilton Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20011
    Researching AUSTIN family of Wetumpka, Elmore county. The Austins lived in Wetumpka in the early 1860s. For a short time around 1900, they were found living in Titus, Alabama in Coosa country and then back to Elmore county. Myg-g-grandmother was Emiline Austin. I do not know her husband's name. Emiline was born in Virginia according to the 1880 U.S. census. She was 42 yrs. old at the time. She also had live children in her household in 1880. Georgian, Martha and Sarah were the daughters, ages 13 , 3, and 1 yrs. old respectively. Emiline's son, TURNER AUSTIN, was my great-grandfather. He lived in Wetumpka most of his life. He married Angeline Littles-Chancelor from the Wetumpka area. Angenline's parents were Alfred Chancelor and Mandy Littles. According to family history, several of Emiline's children were the product of a relationship with a Mr. "SPRIGNER" (SPELLING ?) of the Wetumpka area. In fact, there is a person by that name living next door to the Austin family in the U.S. Census. Any information of these families would be helpful. Will also share information in return. Thanks.

    Ellis Bateman  Sat May 16 08:24:05 1998
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    COUSINS, Green. b. ABT 1795 NC; m. 1816/1821 Susannah Moore, b. 1794 NC, d. 11 Oct 1852 Coosa Co., ALA; Green d. 28 Nov 1857 Coosa Co., ALA. Green Methodist minister, in War 1812, Baldwin Co., GA; Baldwin, Twiggs & Upson Co.s, GA 1812-1835; Chambers Co., ALA 1836-1849; Coosa Co., ALA 1850-1857. Buried Bullard Cemetery, Eclectic (Elmore Co.), ALA.

    Ellis Bateman  Sat May 16 08:27:09 1998
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    SPIERS, Alfred Winton. b. 1829 Pitts Co., NC; m. Ann Judson Hawkins, b. ABT 1842 Lowndes Co., ALA; Alfred d. 5 Nov 1907, Elmore Co., ALA. 4th CPL 2 Reg't Ala Lt Arty, CSA. Buried Robinson Springs Cemetery.

    Ellis Bateman  Sat May 16 08:30:57 1998
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    HOLLY (HOLLEY), John. b. ABT 1792, NC; m. Nancy *Unknown b. ABT 1796, NC; Moved from NC ABT 1825-1826 to GA and then to Coosa/Elmore Co., ALA ABT 1850's. 9 children.

    Morris Smith  Sat May 16 15:18:53 1998
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    Looking for information on the CULLVER and BOWLES family. Married Tallassee AL 10/02/1879. Macdora CULVER b.04/05/1857 Girard AL, d.12/14/1940, Atlanta GA. Virginia Eliz. BOWLES b.08/30/1857 Tallapoosa Co. AL d.11/19/1934 Atlanta GA. From the Culver Family Bible: This marriage was in the presents of Miss Ellie CARR & Miss Mary Anne Smith Signed by Baptist Minister John R. Cadwell

    Sandy Sharp  Mon Jun 29 08:34:26 1998
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    John F. SHARP died in Elmore Co. in 1889. His wife Martha ADCOCK SHARP died there in 1897. Son Alonzo (Lonnie) F. SHARP died in Elmore 1935, son Tiry died in Elmore 1924 and dau Martha PARKER was still living in Elmore in 1920. Would like to correspond with the descendants of any of these children of John F. SHARP. Thanks.

    Elizabeth Meadows  Wed Jul 8 00:37:48 1998
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    MEADOWS, TUCKER, WHATLEY. Searching for records of parents of MINNIE TUCKER WHATLEY, ELIZA JANE TUCKER MEADOWS AND JONAH MONROE MEADOWS. Minnie Tucker and Eliza Jane Tucker's father is rumored to have been from the Talapoosa county area,and is also rumored to have been a M.D. for the South in the War Between The States. Minnie married a Whatley and moved to Pittsburg Tx., and Eliza Jane Tucker married Jonah Monroe Meadows in Dadeville, Alabama, Dec. 21, 1894. Jonah and Eliza had several children in Alababma, one Cecil Kyle Meadows was b. in Tallasee. They left Opelika, Alabama in 1904, and moved to Eros, Lousiania, and then on to Mt. Calm and then Pittsburg, Tx.

    Cricket  Wed Jul 8 04:45:51 1998
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    I am looking for info on Sarah Catherine Victoria (Vic) (CLARK) FOXWORTH b July 20, 1868 probably in Dale County, Alabama d abt 1940 in Tallassee, Alabama. Her father was Anderson P CLARK and mother was Mary S (DOZIER) CLARK. The only thing I know her husband is that his last name was FOXWORTH. If anyone has access to the cemetery listing for Tallassee and can just find her grave and let me know where it is I will be more than happy to go to Tallassee and do the rest of the research. Thanks for any help you can give. I really would like to find info on this long lost line of my family. My mother has given up hope of ever finding out her please help me put a smile on her face and joy in her heart. Thanks again. Cricket

    Ruth Schneider  Sun Jul 12 07:01:56 1998
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    Searching Rowe/Roe/Row in Elmore, Coosa, Tallapoosa. Gabriel, Michael, John A. George W. and others lived in these counties 1840-1860. Also Henry Oran allied as father of Gabriel's wifw, Mary (Polly) Oram Rowe. Have info on all these Rowes. Can anyone tell me where copies of "Dossey's Dispatch" newspaper can be located without going to the state Archives? Been there, done that with no results. Does the county libraries or the university libraries have copies? Do all counties have "Letters of Executorship" books? Grateful for any information. Ruth in TX

    Kim Mitchell  Mon Jul 13 17:28:47 1998
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    Seeking information on George W. WARD located on the 1880 Elmore County Census. Wife was Matie and had children Lillian and a son 1 year old. Also would like information on William WARD with wife Sarah and sons Willie and Miles. Any information would be appreciated. What was Matie's last name, DOB of George, etc. Maybe my great- grandfather, but need more information.

    Cricket  Wed Jul 15 05:05:22 1998
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    I am looking for info on Sarah Elizabeth Victora "Vic" CLARK FOXWORTH b July 20, 1868 d 1940 in Tallassee, AL. Her parents were Anderson Park CLARK b April 19, 1831 d Feb. 3, 1906 and Mary Susan DOZIER CLARK b June 30, 1837 d Oct. 26, 1917. Have no reason to believe that her parents or siblings were ever in Tallassee. As far as I know she moved there with her husband (name unknown). Rumor has it that her children or grand children moved to Texas. Does any one have any info on these Foxworths? Thanks for any help you can give. Cricket

    Chris John Elmore  Thu Jul 16 20:16:56 1998
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    I am a descendant of John Archer Elmore, and looking for information on our family. William Elmore was my great great grandfather. I live in Hope Mich on a Centennial farm that William Elmore started in 1885.

    Ronald Whittle  Thu Jul 16 20:56:46 1998
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    Need info on Thoms M. THORNTON. Allegedly, Thomas M. THORNTON was from Coosa and Elmore. His father was possibly John Walter THORNTON who died in civil war, Spottsylvania. Possible John Welden assisted in help rase the children. Big question under 1860 census: J.J. THORNTON in Coosa Co. has child born April 1860 Horatio M. THORNTON. Is Thomas M. Thornton the same person? Thomas M. died in 1901, possibly Elmore Co. His child Race M. THORNTON is actually Haratio M. THORNTON. Race (Horatio) was my grandfather. Race's son was Ratio THORNTON, my uncle. You can see the variations of the name in each generation. Problem is conflicting data from family members. Written census has not yet determined that Thomas M. THORNTON is Horatio M. THORNTON. Can not locate John Welden in census yet to see if children are the same.

    EDWARD CRAIG  Fri Jul 17 20:21:21 1998
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    I am searching for BUYCKS OF ELMORE COUNTY. This was the maiden name of my grandmother, BEATRICE BUYCKS WHO LATER MARRIED DOTEN GUNN. She was the daughter of JAMES BUYCKS.

    ronald whittle  Sun Jul 19 17:36:08 1998
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    I sent a request for Thomas M. THORNTON, who is believed to be Horation M. THORNTON fro Coosa and Elmore Co. I got a reply but can not continue to find sender. Please help.

    B. K. Henritze   Fri Jul 24 13:03:13 1998
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    Frances A. M. (Henritze) Shaver lived in Tallassee, Elmore Co. in 1878. Her daughter Lucy C. Shaver died 10 March 1878 in Tallassee. Where was she buried? Were any of her sisters, Rebecca, Mollie, Sarah or Anna married in Elmore Co.?

    Bobby Sharp  Sun Jul 26 14:16:34 1998
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    Searching for information on the following Tyre M. SHARP, his children Marth F. SHARP, George F. SHARP, and Annie E. SHARP also Alonzo Floyd SHARP and his son Harris SHARP. Thanks

    Joan Buchanan West  Wed Jul 29 15:45:58 1998
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    I am researching my grandfather, Robert Washington BUCHANAN, who was born in Alabama in 1833. We have heard it was "near Talladega" but no one knows for sure. He was in Tishomingo County, MS in 1850 with James Riley BUCHANAN. We do not know Robert Washington BUCHANAN's parents. Does anyone have any information of John W.L. BUCHANAN who owned a store in Elmore County in 1840 and had a William BUCHANAN working with him (would also like information on William BUCHANAN). We have the inventory of his store which he sold in 1844, but no information on his personal life. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Joan Buchanan West

    Bobby Sharp  Wed Aug 5 14:17:33 1998
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    I am looking for informatiion on Harris SHARP. born in Elmore county in 1897. He was the son of Alonzo SHARP,and his wife Fannie A. SHARP who are both buried in Chana Creek Cemetery in Elmore county. Thank You.

    Nancy Bennett  Mon Aug 10 14:35:07 1998
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    Searching for any AYCOCK-STALLINGS connections in Deatsville, Elmore County. Benjamin AYCOCK is mentioned in a land transaction in 1880. Benjamin AYCOCK married Betty STALLINGS abt 1864-5 in ILL. Betty was daughter of Lemuel STALLINGS and Dilcie BOOTHE. The Aycock family also lived in Russelville, Franklin County AL. I will really welcome any help with these surnames. I have info to exchage. Thank you.

    Marlena Brown-Taylor  Fri Aug 14 21:05:04 1998
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    Looking for any information on COOK, and ASHCRAFT (ASHCROFT) family's. Delila Cathrine COOK moved to Elmore Co, with family after her birth in Randolph Co. (11-21-1856) Married 12-19-1872 I beleive in Elmore CO. To Perry Davis ASHCRAFT. They moved to Smith Co, Texas in 1881. Delila COOK/ASHCRAFT died while in Alabama on a visit- 1-03/07?-1907. Again I believe while visiting family in Elmore Co. (All this information came from the newspaper obit for her. Thats all I've got on her- Any information and response will be appricated!

    Marty  Sat Aug 15 09:28:32 1998
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    I am searching for background information on David Miles HALLEY (also spelled HOLLEY or HOLLY) He was born June, 1840, possibly in Tallassee, AL. He married Margret Sabina Corzine 4 July 1872, in Union County, Illinois. Any information would be appreciated.

    Pamela J. Goedel  Wed Aug 26 21:58:58 1998
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    GANN, ADAMS, ASHLEY, I am searching for Wm. F. GANN B.1829 in Ga. who married Abigail ADAMS daughter of Sandford ADAMS and Amy ASHLEY. I have found Wm on the 1900 census in Tallassee,Tallapoosa Co. living with his son Wiley GANN , before that I believe He lived in Dadeville, as that is where he stated he lived when he applied for his pension.Apparently he died between 1900 and 1910. and his son Wiley died on april 16,1942 and is buried at Carville Cemetary, East Tallassee. I need information on the parents of Wm. GANN, and Sandford ADAMS, and Amy ASHLEY. The location of the Carvelle Cem. and I would be interested to know any decendants of this family that is still in the area. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks, Pam

    Chester R. Johnson  Thu Aug 27 22:11:54 1998
    Researching the family and descendants of William BLAKE who moved from Bibb Co., AL, after 1840, to Coosa Co. with his wife Rhoda SUTTLES, and their children. He was a son of John BLAKE Sr. who d. in Bibb Co. Dec 1836 and his wife Martha MOON. Their area of Coosa became Elmore in 1858 when it was created. This family was included in the genealogy I published in 1988, THE BLAKES OF BIBB COUNTY, ALABAMA 1819-1988. I am collecting more data for a possible new edition of the genealogy. Any one interested may send family group sheets and pedigree charts to Chester R. Johnson P.O. Box 582, Hurst, TX 76053-0582. I will share research.

    Nancy PRESSLEY  Sun Aug 30 18:04:47 1998
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    LOWERY, Giles and James Madison Giles LOWERY born 1802 SC, spouse Martha (unknown), are found in Walton Co., GA in 1830, their sons James Madison LOWERY, Giles LOWERY, Jr., dtrs Emily LOWERY, Louiza LOWERY and Martha LOWERY, known children. Their son, James Madison LOWERY born 1830 GA married Sarah Jane BRYANT born 1836 ( daughter of William BRYANT of GA). They moved to Tallapoosa County, AL by 1842. James died 1864 Petersburg, VA ( CSA, ) Their son, James Madison "Matt" LOWERY, Jr., born 1860 married Martha Caroline "Carrie" FAULK (daughter of Sarah Ann FAULK and John M. FAULK). They lived in Elmore Co., AL, moved to Dallas County, Al 1920. Their daughter, Minnie Lee Judson LOWERY, born 1886 Coosa County, AL married Futhey Brisco PRESSLEY, born 1886 Buncombe County, NC. They raised their family in Selma, Dallas County, AL and Phenix City, Russell County, AL. These are my paternal grandparents. Would like to share information on this LOWERY line. Thanks,

    Peggy Batchelor Hamlett  Sun Aug 30 20:58:05 1998
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    I have recently recieved news, my BATCHELOR family were located in Elmore co, AL during the early 1800. There is a book, I have found, which tells of this family having a hotel. on page 68 in the Book History of Coosa County which was written in 1918 I find the following quote, "In 1836 hotels and boarding houses were in good supply and demand in Wetumpka because of the large amount of travel and River traffic on the Coosa River. Besides a Mr. HORTON and Mr. GALLAGHER, there were at different times and places catering to the public the ECHOLS, Mr. BATCHELOR, BLAKES, the SAXON's, POGUE, ROACH, Mrs. PHILLIPS and a Mrs. ROBERTS. The leading hotel after GALLAGHER's in Wetumpka was called the "Coosa Hall," until it's destrution by fire, then later it was called Riverside. The hotels and boarding houses described by Mr. Brewer in his book History of Coosa County, were located in Wetumpka, which was a part of Coosa County during those early times as Elmore County had not been founded yet. Also, the Community of Buyckville and Antioch Church which I am very familiar and have went to the Church many times myself and where the Book says my BATCHELORs lived is now in the Northern part of Elmore County. Anyone having information to help me, would be a Godsend!! I have been hitting my head against a brick wall for a long time now. Names may be spelled, BATCHELOR, BACHELOR, BATCHELDER

    Barbara I. Baldwin  Fri Sep 4 12:58:05 1998
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    I am researching LUCIUS P. INGRAM b. 1855 in Elmore County and died in 1924. I would also like infro. on his wife Corrie ANN COTTON. I an interested in anc. and descen. Thank you for any info. Barbara I. Baldwin, Auburn, AL

    Joe Wasson  Sat Sep 5 20:08:36 1998
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    Hello, I am compiling a list of all known standing theater buildings in the US. Could you all search ELMORE County and tell me if there are any pre-1950 theater buildings still standing. The name, former names, date built, architect if known, the number of seats and the present use and condition is the information that I am looking for. When the list is finished it will be displayed by state at Thanks in advance for your time and trouble, Joe

    Ellis Bateman  Sun Sep 6 03:49:39 1998
    I am interested in any family information on the BATEMANs, BUSHs, COLLIERs, COUSINS, GILLILANDs, GUICEs, HOLLEYs, PENTONs, SNYDERs, or SPIERs. All these families located in the Coosa/Elmore area in the mid 1800's. I would appreciate any additions, corrections or modifications any one researching these families could make.

    Carolyn Orsburn  Fri Sep 11 16:36:19 1998
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    Seeking death date and location of John Henry NELSON, born 1848, Tallapoosa County, Alabama and 2nd wife Georgia Ann (Thomasson) NELSON, his daughter Esther (NELSON)HARRISON, born 1893. April 23, 1910 census list then living in Elmore County, Tulscaloosa. Parents of John was Noal C. NELSON, and Alsey LEE. Parents of Georgia Ann THOMASSON were, George Washington THOMASSON and Marsella Ann PEOPLES. Mother of Esther NELSON, was Martha THOMASSON, sister to Georgia Ann, born 1863.

    Vivian Hull  Sat Sep 19 15:50:01 1998
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    CRADOCK / CRADDOCK & BANISTER I am looking for information on W.Y. CRADOCK (male) who married M.C. (female) BANISTER ( I believe this is Mary C. BANISTER, dau. of William BANISTER who resided in Wetumpka, AL and was a guard at the prison there prior to joining the 17th ALA. William was killed in the war and I am trying to find out what happened to his children. Any information on this CRADOCK family or the BANISTERS would be welcome. A Mary CRADDOCK is listed as buried in Rose Hill Cemetery of Elmore Co. Ala. (Are there dates listed for this Mary???) Cemeteries of Elmore County Vol. I In the same cemetery M.E. CRADDOCK b. 1847 (only date ) It is likely that one of these is Mary Banister Cradock Does anyone have a listing of the Rose Hill Cemetery interments? Is it online anywhere?

    Nell Howle  Mon Sep 21 16:28:50 1998
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    Looking for information regarding Jeremiah ELLIS, b. 1819 to Jesse Ellis, Jr. and Hannah Murphree. Jeremiah is thought to have been a preacher and may have moved frequently; he was married to Emma BUCKNER in Blount Co., AL in 1839. Since Jesse, Jr. died in Elmore Co., perhaps Jeremiah was living nearby. Looking for any leads.

    Jeanette Cuthriell  Thu Sep 24 01:14:33 1998
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    Seeking info on Henry Franklin "Frank" Wall, b. 1860, in Wetumpka, Elmore Co, AL, d. 1934 in Eclectic. He married Callie Jeter, b. 1865 in ? AL., d. 1946 in Eclectic. Children: Tiny Eddie Bell Robert Franklin Charlie Austin

    Jim Moore  Thu Sep 24 17:08:37 1998
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    I am searching for information on the family of Meriwether Gaines MOORE b.20Jan1819 d.27Mar1890 in Wetumpka Al.He was listed as a physician in the 1880 census. I believe he was married to Georgia Ann SPRATLIN. I also believe he had the following children: Ida, Annie, Fleming, Frederick, John William, and Mary. Any information on this family would be appreciated. I am most interested in obtaining more information on Fleming MOORE who I believe was my grandfather. I would like to obtain a copy of Flemings Birth Record. I believe he was born April 1871. Thanks for any help! Jim Moore

    Danine Bruner  Sat Sep 26 18:24:18 1998
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    Looking for information on William Ross BURNETTE (or BURNETT)

    Louis Taunton   Sun Sep 27 17:15:32 1998
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    Searching for information on Nathaniel and Judy GRIFFITH who were in 1850 Census of Alabama and lived in the Elmore County area. Supposedly, Judy was either full or part Indian. Their daughter, Mary Frances GRIFFITH married John M. CANADY, who was killed in Civil War in 1863. My great grandfather, John Frank CANADY married Lou Renea DOPSON in Elmore County, and they migrated to Union County, AR prior to 1900. Any connections to the CANADY, GRIFFITH, or DOPSON lines would be appreciated. Email: Thanks Louis Taunton

    Sue Dopson New  Thu Oct 1 09:40:43 1998
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    I am looking for descendants of Andrew DOPSON whose name was spelled many times in census DOBSON. His children were Lydia DOPSON BONE, James Madison DOPSON, Jesse DOPSON, Joseph DOPON, William Greenberry DOPSON, Martha DOPSON, Sarah Margaret DOPSON GABLE, John L.DOPSON, Jane DOPSON TAYLOR, Andrew Willis DOPSON, Henry W. DOPSON, Trinentina DOPSON SWAN, Catherine DOPSON TAYLOR, and Matilda DOPSON SWAN. Many times in census, their name was spelled DOBSON but in private papers or legal documents, it was DOPSON. Any help would be appreciated. Sue DOPSON NEW

    Ellis Bateman  Sat Oct 17 07:14:18 1998
    Looking for information on John COLLIER (son of Vines COLLIER), b. 7 Dec 1767, Brunswick Co., VA; m. (1) 5 Feb 1795, Oglethorpe Co., GA, Patricia (Patsy) Gresham; (2) ABT 1820, Jasper Co., GA, Leah *Unknown; John d. ABT 1824, Jasper Co., GA. Seven children by Patsy Gresham including Thomas W. COLLIER and Benjamin F. COLLIER who migrated to Coosa/Elmore Co., ALA in the late 1830's/early 1840's. Looking for proof of John COLLIER's children, esp. Thomas W. Will, etc. Thanks.

    Ted Pylant  Sun Oct 18 12:38:33 1998
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    William M PYLANT, my great-granduncle, married Frances J 'Fannie' ENSLEN 24 Nov 1874 in Elmore Co, AL. They had two sons and three daughters: Enslen, James Andrew, Bertha 'Bertie, and Willie Bell (don't know the third daughter's name). I have been trying for 30 years to find out what happened to William and his family. Recently received a letter written by James Andrew Pylant's widow, Alma G., back in the late 1960s. She lived in Montgomery, AL at the time but passed away in 1972 according to the Social Security Death Index. In the letter she states: "My husband was James Andrew Pylant, born Feb. 29, 1892, now deceased as is his brother and sisters. I gues he was born in Mt. Creek, Alabama as he said when he was two years old his mother and children left there and went to Meridian, Mississippi, as her brother's wife had died, so she took her five and went to keep house for him and his five. Remember not too long after my marriage, my husband received a telegram from a Mrs. Nellie Pylant saying his father had been killed crossing a railroad track (in horse and buggy)." William M. Pylant was enumerated with his sister's family in Milam Co, TX in the 1900 census - I think he was just visiting at the time. I get the impression that William and his wife, Frances, were separated or divorced at this time. Any information anyone can provide will be greatly appreciated.

    Edward WRIGHT III  Sun Oct 25 04:17:00 1998
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    Seeking info on James Archilles ( Archillaes ) WRIGHT b Jan. 1847 in Wetumpka to James and Martha WRTGHT of SC or SPIVEY/MORRIS families of Wetumpka and originally NC.

    Thomas R. Ennis  Thu Oct 29 14:35:01 1998
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    Looking for information on Robert Lee Ennis son of John Marion Ennis and Irena Margaret Elizabeth Cooper. Robert Lee Ennis was the father of my grandfather Marion Spurgeon Ennis. I am trying to fill in a lot of gaps that I presently have.

    Joanne Whetstone Gokey  Thu Nov 5 06:25:22 1998
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    MURRELL: Seeking genealogical information on my ancestor Martha Murrell, wife of Absolom Harwell. They lived on the mountain over Wetumpka, near Harrogate Springs. Absolom was a civil war vet, and she drew a widow's pensionl She was still living in 1890. Her daughter, my great grandmother, was Sally Alice Harwell Chrietzberg. Appreciate any information someone may have on this ancestress. Regret I could give no more information.

    Dean M. Thompson  Sun Nov 8 20:03:40 1998
    I am looking for info on Catherine E.NELSON. She married Robert Brewer MELTON on 2-6-1868. The marriage license has a J.H. NELSON who could be a relative. She died in 1893,in Tallapoosa or Elmore County.

    James A Baker  Tue Nov 10 13:20:50 1998
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    I am looking for any information regarding the ancestors of Ben HOLMAN who was born in the late 1820's or early 1830's.

    Tommie Reeves Smith  Sun Nov 22 17:20:06 1998
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    SALLIE REEVES,daughter of THOMPSON AND CINDERELLA REEVES married WILEY TAYLOR son of THOMAS FREEMAN AND MARY TAYLOR. SALLIE and WILEY lived in Elmore Co. Alabama in 1885. Their children include.:WILLIAM JASPER, SARAH A.L., FRANCES JANE, LUCINDA, SUSAN DELANIE,DANIEL JEFFERSON, ALPHALINE MARIA, HENRY MONROE, THEODOTIA, LUCY RILLA. I need more documetation on this family. I have much more on the Thompson Reeves family to share. Thank you Tommie Reeves Smith

    Scott Coltrain  Wed Nov 25 09:04:54 1998
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    I am writing a biography of Alexander MCGILLIVRAY (1750-1793), who was born and lived most of his life in what is now Elmore County. I would appreciate any information concerning his plantation and family (wives and children). Thank you.

    Clark  Thu Nov 26 21:04:18 1998
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    Josephine Lindsay Bass  Fri Dec 11 19:41:48 1998
    Hi, looking for any information on Howell ROSE b: Mar 24, 1788 in Granville Co., NC d: Sep 20, 1866 in Wetumka, Alabama ................................. +Maria M. BRYANT m: Aug 23, 1813 in Chesterfield Co. VA and d: Bef Dec 10, 1873 in Elmore County, Alabama. Maria is my gm's sister and dau of William G. Bryant, rev sol, of Hugenot descent. this sister is new to me and I have no children for them or any details their life.

    Belva Wainwright Spencer  Sat Dec 19 20:41:51 1998
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    Looking for descendents of Levi and Barbara Ann____BROWN who were in Elmore County in 1870 and probably family were there after that. I descend from their daughter Louisa Jane Brown Roy (b. 1844 near Deatsville, AL --d. 1924 Deatsville, AL. Louisa married Joseph Roy in Autauga County, AL. in 1865. They had several children one being my grandmother Prescious Seamstress Roy (b.1877-79 Elmore County--d.1936 Florida buried at county Line Cemetery in Autauga County, Alabama. If you are a descendent of the Levi and Barbara___BROWN family please contact me . Belva (

    SHARON R. ROREX  Wed Dec 23 19:33:56 1998
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    Seeking/sharing info on GRANT, HARRIS, GAUNTT, HAIRSTON surnames. Addison GRANT, son of John M. GRANT, moved from Harris Co.GA to East Tallassee after 1880. I have much info on the descendents of Addison GRANT. Addison's son, John Hiram GRANT married Lee HARRIS 1890; she daughter of James Thomas HARRIS and Mary Ann HAIRSTON. James HARRIS deserted family around 1900 and moved to South Alabama. Do you know his wheres? Mary Ann HAIRSTON daughter of Jack HAIRSTON and Leanea GAUNTT.

    Turnipseed  Tue Jan 5 22:53:13 1999
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    Joanne Whetstone gokey  Fri Jan 15 20:55:45 1999
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    MOORE/NICHOLS: Seeking information on Silas Moore who lived in Elmore Co and died in 1914 and is buried in the Chana Hatchet church Cemetery. His wife was Lydia Nichols. Their daughter, Leona Jimmy Moore Smith, of Good Hope, Al. was my gt grandmother. Known descendants of Silas Moore are Leona Jimmie, Mary (Lockie) Lovett of Washington State, Sally Giles, Lydia Moore Mulder,and others whose names are not known. There were twins in the family. Hoping that someone will have information on the family of Mr. and Mrs. Silas Moore and their forebears. Thank you for reply. Joanne Whetstone Gokey

    R. G. Waldrep  Sat Jan 23 16:03:46 1999
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    Re: OSBORNE name I am searching for information on James Thomas Osborne b. in Tallassee, Elmore, Alabama circa 1875. No further information known.

    William Hughes  Sat Jan 23 19:20:21 1999
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    PARKER/MERRIT. Will exchange info on both these Elmore Co. Families.

    Leslie Lienert  Sun Jan 24 13:46:40 1999
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    I am wondering if anyone can tell me if the Civil War battle on Red Hill, Alabama - 15 January 1865 - took place on Red Hill in Marshall County or is it the Red Hill in Elmore County? Sorry for my ignorance -- hope someone can help me with the answer! Thanks! Sincerely, Leslie Lienert

    Bill McAllister  Sun Jan 24 17:26:17 1999
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    I am looking for any descendants of Foster and Lula EICH. In a letter dated Nov 9, 1982 to a Aunt of mine Mrs. Lula sated that they had recently moved to northern ALA to live close to their son, who is a Dr. This letter was written to Grace DUDLEY THURMOND and was signed your cousin Lula EICH. In her letter she states she is 80 and in bad health. In the letter there is a lot of genealogy data on the DUDLEY/ZIMMERMAN surnames. I would really appreciate any possible s-mail/e-mail address that could be possible descendants of hers. I have notes of my Aunts that give the following address: Lula& Foster EICH 325 Rxie Bx325 Florence ALA. I did a SSDI search and found a Lula EICH died in 1990 and that Muscle Shoals was the town of death. Thank you so much and have a great day. Bill McAllister 818 South Saint Claire Drive Florence SC 29501

    Bill McAllister  Sun Jan 24 17:34:33 1999
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    Looking for descendant of Felix D. DUDLEY. I think he died around 1980 in Wetumpkla, ALA. Last know address was 208 West Main Street Wetumpkla, ALA 36092. I would be most interested in contacting his descendants to share genealogy data on the DUDLEY/ZIMMERMAN surnames. Thanks and have a great day Bill McAllister

    Jerry  Fri Mar 12 19:00:24 1999
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    I'm looking for information on the BLANKENSHIP family members. My GF was Ellis Jackson BLANKENSHIP, 1894-1972.Was married to Ada Bell DOZIER Blankenship. My GGF was William Avery BLANKENSHIP, 1862-1923, GGM was Alzady CHANDLER Blankenship, 1862- 1949.

    Katrina Barnett  Sun Apr 4 19:51:38 1999
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    Searching for information on Lafayette ROLLINS born 1854, possibly in Elmore or Old Autauga County. He died 4/16/1929 in Montgomery. On 12/25/1881 he married Della Reese NELSON (who was born 12/28/1854 in Wadsworth AL; died 2/25/1926). Lafayette ROLLINS owned four lumber/papermills and traveled a lot on business. He was a real big man and had a touring car with a chauffer. When he sold his mill in Rollins Switch, he moved his family to Montgomery. Lafayette and Della had four children: A stillborn son 7/13/1883; Lou Addy b: 7/14/1886 d: 9/2/1887; Ethel Mae b: 3/4/1887 d: ; Minnie Lee b: 10/6/1888 d: 1972.

    Patton, Lucy  Thu Apr 29 13:07:35 1999
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    TAYLOR, John, probably died in Coosa Co. 25 Jan. 1831.Was married to Margaret BLUDWORTH who died 9 Dec. 1830. Had a son James Kanier TAYLOR who married Ann Eliza NORMAN (2nd wife) and at least 2 daughters who lived near James. First wife of James K. TAYLOR was Sarah Ann MEAD who died soon after her first child was born. Family legend is that John TAYLOR fought in the American Revolution. If that is the case, what state was he in when he joined the cause? Any information on my John TAYLOR would be appreciated.

    Dawn  Wed Jun 30 21:10:54 1999
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    I am Looking for MATTHEW ROWE born 1827 Wetumpka, AL Married to REBBECA ANN BUSH from GA. Was in Confederate Calvary Killed under General Braxton Bragg-Battle at Perryville, KY. Aug. 23,1862 JOHN PICKENS ROWE son of MATTHEW ROWE born 2/26/1862-Died 1955. He was married to MATTIE ELLA JOHNSON from Chidersburg, AL. who died in 1938. NONA ROWE daughter of JOHN PICKENS ROWE born 2/22/1886-died 6/1951 Was married to WILLIAM T. MITCHELL

    Sherry Tew  Tue Jul 6 14:46:10 1999
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    I am looking for information on the following names: John O'Rester CLARK (grandfather) b 12/5/1915 - Arie Ella WALLACE CLARK (ggrandmother) b 5/31/1898 William Moses CLARK (ggrandfather) John Lynn WALLACE (gggrandfather) Mary Elizabeth Francis HARPER WALLACE (gggrandmother) Arie Ella WALLACE lived and died in Tallassee. Her brother, Joe WALLACE, was supposedly Chief of Police. Have not been able to get much information births, deaths, property holdings, etc. on any of these lines. Any help will be appreciated.

    Monica  Sun Aug 1 20:51:57 1999
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    I am in search of any information on a THOMAS JOHNSON who married FRANCIS COTTON in Fayette, Al in 1856.

    Barbara Chappelle  Tue Sep 21 11:12:58 1999
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    In 1907, my gggrandfather's death, W. M. FARMER, was announced in the Wetumpka newspaper. The article indicated that his body was turned over the the Farmer's Union for burial. Does anyone know what the Farmer's Union was? Please reply at or Thanks

    Stackhouse  Sun Dec 26 08:00:17 1999
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    CALLAWAY Am looking for information on HENRY JASPER CALLAWAY. Raised in Wetumpka and married HARRIET EVELYN GILES. HENRY born 1909 and died 1985 and is buried in Elmwood in B'ham. EVELYN born 1911 and died 1989. She to was buried in B'ham at Elmwood. They lived in B'ham, Al. all their married lives. Evelyn was from Pratt City. Need mother,father of Henry and dates real bad.

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