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Biography of Judge William F. Wilkinson

Judge William F. Wilkinson, of Prattville, was born in Autauga County, Ala., in October 1849. His father, Joseph B. Wilkinson, was a native of Blount County, Tenn., born in 1813, and came to Autauga when a youth. Here he married Miss Elizabeth A. Nicholson, a native of the county, born in 1820. He began life a poor man, but was a skillful farmer and merchant, and became quite well to do. He was a great reader and became one of the best-informed men in the county. He served as county commissioner a number of years and was active in politics …

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Tax Record

1890 Delinquent Tax Docket – Madison County

There are usually four entries (names) per page. Information given is Name, Location of Property, and Amount of Tax owed. If paid it is so marked. If sold an additional entry is made giving that information. The data is alphabetized by Beat so check each beat if you aren’t sure where your ancestor lived. Scans from this and other years are available from the Tax Assessor’s Annex in Huntsville, Alabama. Beat 1 Huntsville Barclay J. W. Dr. p. 1 Beadle J. H. p. 1 Bennett F. M. p. 1 Binford Lucinda p. 2 Bowen Solon p. 2 Breek Beverly (Hornton) …

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Index to the Tuskaloosa Gazette 1875-1876

Genealogists and local historians will find a wealth of information in old newspapers. The weekly “gossip” columns, wedding and death announcements, court and legal documents, and even the classified advertisements are filled with the names of old Tuscaloosa area residents. The names can be compared with census records and can help family historians document the lives of their relatives. The local businesses, clubs, schools and churches of post-Reconstruction Tuscaloosa were especially important social services, and the newspaper accounts of their activities and memberships are invaluable research sources. The usefulness of a Gazette item to genealogists can vary from zero to …

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Marbury Baptist Cemetery, Marbury, Alabama

Marbury Baptist Cemetery, Marbury, Alabama

This cemetery is owned and maintained by the Marbury Baptist Church. It is well maintained and still accepting burials. There are a significant number of markers which were unable to read, see the listings for them at the bottom under miscellaneous markers. Marbury Baptist Cemetery is located on the north side of CR 143 as you head northwest in the town of Marbury, Alabama. Location Transcription Acree, Walter, b. Aug 31, 1892, d. Aug 12, 1948Adams, Esby, b. Feb 27, 1917, d. Jun 28, 1990, “He Is At Rest in Heaven”Adams, Jessie L., b. Dec 12, 1916, d. no date, …

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Boones Chapel Cemetery, Prattville, Alabama

Boones Chapel Cemetery, Prattville, Alabama

This cemetery is owned and maintained by the Boone Chapel Baptist Church. It is in good condition and still being used for burials. The cemetery appears to be a newer cemetery, judging from the existing headstones it goes back to the 1930s. To reach the cemetery, on 31 south in Prattville, Alabama, past Pine Level, take right on county Rd 59, turn left on county road 66, follow Boone Chapel Baptist Church sign at this intersection, will take you right to the Church and Cemetery on right. Location 2301 County Road 66Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama, 36067 USA Transcription Armfield, Kathy …

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Jellico Community Cemetery, Houston County, Alabama

Jellico Community Cemetery, Houston County, Alabama

Cemetery/epitaph listing for Jellico Community Cemetery, located off US Highway 84  West on South Houston County Road 9, in the Jellico Community of Houston County, Alabama.   There are a large number of unmarked graves in the Jellico Community Cemetery. Sources for this listing are:  Tombstone Transcriptions For All White Cemeteries, Houston County, Alabama (copied November 1956 by Adrene G. Dean and sent to Hayes on 9 November 1956), legible tombstones, obituaries, death certificates, numerous relatives of those buried here, and probate information from the Dale County Courthouse in Ozark, Alabama and Houston County Courthouse in Dothan, Alabama. Directions:  From Ross Clark …

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