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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
PICTURES OF THE PAST - PEOPLE

ROBERT GUTTERY FAMILY

Contributed 18 Jan 2000
by Layne Holley

 

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Robert Guttery Family
circa 1921, Lauderdale County, AL

Back Row/Left to Right:  William McKinley Guthrie, Dessie Mae (Guthrie) Holley, Myrtle Lee (Guthrie) Yarbrough, Sarah E. Guttery, Lieaticia "Tishie" F. Guttery, John Jeffries, William "Will" Guttery/Guthrie, Alexander Guttery, Lonnie Guthrie

Front Row/Left to Right:  John Edgar Williams, Ernest Williams, Virgie Elizabeth (Guthrie) Williams holding Gladys Williams, Ruby Williams, Mary Elizabeth (Sherrill) Guthrie holding Ottis Eugene Guthrie, Horace Guthrie, Robert F. Guttery, Gracie Frances (Guthrie) Jones holding Celestine Jones, Travis Jones, Grover Jones.

Descendants residing in Anderson, AL refer to Robert F. Guttery as "Colonel".   Actually, he was a Private in Company L, 1st Alabama Cavalry, USA, during the Civil War.  In his military pension, Robert F. Guttery claimed severe "eye disease" contracted while serving in the Civil War.  

Layne Holley - Contributor

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