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Robert Jemison

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Robert Jemison, Sr., lawyer, businessman, member of the State Legislature and State Senate; also a member of the Alabama Sucession Committee. He was born in Lincoln County, Georgia September 17, 1802 and died in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, October 17, 1871. He was the son of William Jemison and Sarah Mims of Twiggs County, Georgia and grandson of Robert Jemison and Margaret Kirkman of Philadelphia, Pa., who moved to Augusta, Georgia before the Revolutionary War. Robert Jemison, Sr. attended the University of Georgia and came to Alabama with his family about 1826, locating first in Pickens County, until 1836 when he moved to Tuscaloosa, where he married Priscilla Cherokee, daughter of Greenberry Taylor and Elizabeth Virginia Meter of Mobile, Alabama.

Robert Jemison, IV, businessman was born in Tuscaloosa on September 12, 1853; nephew of the Confederate Senator. He received his education in private school in Carrollton, Pickens County, Alabama and graduated at the University of Alabama and moved to Birmingham in 1884.

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