Memorial record of Alabama

Biography of William A. Walker

This article is a biographical sketch of Dr. William A. Walker, a prominent physician and prosperous druggist in Bullock County, Alabama. Dr. Walker was born in Harris County, Georgia in 1832 and graduated from the State University of Georgia in 1850 before attending medical school at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He returned to Georgia to practice medicine for three years before relocating to Perote, Alabama, where he built a successful medical practice and engaged in planting. During the Civil War, Dr. Walker served in the Confederate army and was wounded in several battles. He married Mary V. Pitts, daughter of his former preceptor, in 1862, and they had five children. Dr. Walker was a member of the State Medical Association and the Bullock County Medical Society, as well as a Freemason and church member.

Memorial record of Alabama

Biography of David C. Turnipseed

This article provides a brief biography of David C. Turnipseed, a successful planter and fruit grower from Flora, Alabama who has passed away. He was born in 1846 and received his education at home and at the state university before the Civil War broke out. He married Orleania E. in 1877 and started his business with about $1,200 given by his father. Over time, he acquired over 5,000 acres and was known for his fruit-growing, experimenting with many varieties of fruits and vegetables. He was a thorough horticulturist and was well qualified for making a success of his undertaking. He was preparing to add a canning factory to his enterprise. David C. Turnipseed and his wife were members of the Methodist church and had four children.

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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Milton Baptist Cemetery Records, Milton, Alabama

Milton Baptist Cemetery, Jones, Alabama

This cemetery is owned and maintained by the Milton Baptist Church. This cemetery is located on County Road 1, in what was the town of Milton, but is now located in the town of Jones.. Location County Road 1Jones, Alabama, 36749 Transcription Carr, Dora Lee, b. May 11, 1912, d. Aug 28, 1996Carr, Walter Lee, b. Sep 27, 1909, d. Feb 1, 1991Chandler, Andrew Percy, b. Aug 2, 1922, d. Sep 14, 1975, Pfc U.S. Army WWII, m. Feb 20, 1953Chandler, Millie Grover, b. Mar 10, 1934, w/o & s/w Andrew Percy, m. Feb 20, 1953Colee, John Ezra, b. Jan …

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Jones Cemetery

Jones Baptist Cemetery, Jones, Alabama

This cemetery is owned and maintained by the Jones Baptist Church. This cemetery is on the east side of County Road 16, in the town of Jones, Alabama. It contains at least 5 unmarked graves. Location County Road 16Jones, Autauga County, Alabama, 36749 USA Transcription Apperson, Emma B. Smedley, b. Oct 30, 1878, d. Jan 25, 1963, w/o James FApperson, Frances E., b. Jun 10, 1909, d. Oct 25, 1994, dau of James & Emma AppersonApperson, James F., b. Jun 2, 1878, d. May 15, 1948, s/w Emma B SmedleyBice, Marion G., b. Apr 2, 1888, d. Jan 1, 1965, …

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Aimwell Cemetery, Marengo County, Alabama

Aimwell is located about four miles from Sweetwater. To get there from Sweetwater on Hwy. 10, go west about a mile and one half, to the intersection of country road 17. Turn right or north and go about three miles, the church and cemetery are on the right or east side of the highway.

Map of Alabama and Mississippi in 1817

British Land Grants in Alabama 1765-1767

An Alphabetical Account of Lands Granted: to whom West Florida from the Commence. Peoples Names The Date When Granted Qunt of Acres Description The date when Serv Remarks Aird, Wm & Gregory Thomas the 13th Augt 1765 1500 Acres being Eastward from the first Point above the Brick ? on the other side the Lagoon in a Right line towards the head of the Lagoon 10th April 1766 Relinquished 1242 Acres the 11th March &had a Warrt of Survey for the remaining 258 Acres Aird, Wm & Benj Wormell Janry 20th 1766 200 Acres Between(?) the Bays of Gull and …

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Map of Alabama and Mississippi in 1817

British Land Grants in Alabama 1767-1771

REFERENCE to the Land surveyed on the RIVER MISSISSIPPI since the establishment of the Civil Government in the Province of WEST FLORIDA Nos Persons Names No of Acres Date of Certificate Govr who Granted the Warrant of Survey 1 Phillip Barbour 1500 24th May 1770 Lieut Governor Brown 2 John Murray 500 22nd Jan 1770 do 3 Jno Saltkiln 200 22nd Jan 1770 No Warrant 4 Thos Fry 200 10th June 1769 Lieut Governor Browne 5 Mary Oliver 150 Do Do 6 Richd Parme 50 Do Do 7 John Hayton 1000 no Warrant 8 Richad Barrie 50 14th Do Lieut …

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