The different types of marriage records that might be available for your ancestors, and the amount and kind of information they contain, will vary depending on location and time period, as well as sometimes the parties’ religion. In some localities, a marriage license may include the most details, while in a different locality and time period ..
MEN Adam – Adamh Aeneas/Angus – Aonghas Albert – Ailbeart Alexander/Alick/Sandy – Alasdair Allan/Alwyn/Aulay – Ailean or Amhlaidh Alpin(e) – Ailpean Alick/Alexander/Sandy – Alasdair Andrew – [Gille]Aindreas/Anndra Angus/Aeneas – Aonghas Archibald/Celistinus – Gille-Easbuig/Gillespic Archie – Eairdsidh Arthur – Art/Artair Ay/Hugh/Hugo/Odo/Otto/Eugene/Eugenius – Aodh or Uisdean or Eoghan Bartholomew – Parlan Benjamin – Bean Bernard – Bearnard ..
The authors argue that the basic length of both generations and turnings—about twenty years—derives from longstanding socially and biologically determined phases of life.[who?] This is the reason it has remained relatively constant over centuries. Some have argued that rapid increases in technology in recent decades are shortening the length of a generation. According to Strauss ..
Chapter XXIV. “Peep o’ Day ” – Darkness Clearing Away – Advancement of Order – Returning Signs of Prosperity- The People Becoming Themselves Again – A Glance at Current Events up to the Present. The period about which I now write, was anticipated in the closing remarks of the last chapter. Several years elapsed before ..
Chapter XVIII. A Chapter of Biography – John Crosby – James M. Boiling – Rev. Hanson Lee, etc. JOHN CROSBY. Among the best and noblest of the citizens of Conecuh, during his career, was John Crosby. He came to the county from Chester District, South Carolina, in 1832, and settled, first, at the home owned ..
Chapter XII. Transportation and the Inauguration of Postal Routes- Navigation of the Conecuh River- Brooklyn- The First Post-Office- The Different Mail Lines Established. Products seek a market as the rivers do the sea. The productive yield from the virgin soil of Conecuh naturally sought an outlet, especially when as inviting a market as was Pensacola ..
PREFACE. About two years ago, it was suggested that the people of Conecuh take immediate steps toward the preparation of a history of their county. A society was formed bearing the title of “The Conecuh Historical Society” some interest was manifested, and after several meetings the author was requested to undertake the preparation of the ..
History Of Conecuh County, Alabama. Embracing A Detailed Record Of Events From The Earliest Period To The Present; Biographical Sketches Of Those Who Have Been Most Conspicuous In The Annals Of The County; A Complete List Of The Officials Of Conecuh, Besides Much Valuable Information Relative To The Internal Resources Of The County. BY Rev. ..
(from https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/02/19/understanding-cemetery-crosses/) Understanding cemetery crosses can help us understand the faith of our ancestors. It can sometimes even help us discover their heritage and country of origin. Many American genealogists have discovered through DNA tests that the roots of their heritage are in Europe. European cultures have historically been rich in religious faith. Countless numbers ..
(from http://home.sprintmail.com/~cwhent/WilliamByrd.html) Any investigation of the music and life of William Byrd must depend heavily on the writings of E.H. Fellowes, Thurston Dart, Joseph Kerman, Craig Monson, Alan Brown, Richard Turbet and Philip Brett. Fellowes provided the first detailed account, which hasrecently been superseded by a new study by John Harley. Harley has revisited the ..
Our branch of the family remained in North Carolina for some time. By the time of William John Byrd (1704-1777, Dad’s 5th great grandfather) the Byrd clan was of some note in the Chowan and Halifax county areas of North Carolina. Both John Byrd Sr. (1732-1791, Dad’s 4th great grandfather) and George William Byrd (1730-1825, ..
The original Dewberry family in America descends from Peter De Berry (1619-1679, Dad’s 9th great grandfather). Peter seems to have been a pretty sharp fellow. To understand why, you must know a bit about French history. The DeBerry family was in fact a French family who were Protestant in their religion. Be aware of the ..
It always confused me that dad’s great grandfather, Stephen Talmadge Byrd, married his wife, Eugenia Mae Byrd, with her last name already being “Byrd.” I just always thought that was a mistake somehow. Well, it’s not. Stephen Talmadge married his 2nd cousin, once removed. It looks like this: Arthur Samuel is dad’s third great grandfather. ..
This site will be periodically updated with stories, anecdotes, and other information regarding the following families and their branches hailing at some point from Alabama, primarily the Monroe, Conecuh, and Escambia county areas, ranging into Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, and Florida, although other localities are represented in the various branches and lines of the family: ..
Near the town of Tunnel Springs in southwest Alabama is a feature normally reserved for more mountainous areas: a railroad tunnel, abandoned for years, and relatively easy to find. The tunnel is located up the abandoned line past the north end of what is now the Alabama Railroad. Wikipedia gives us the date of construction ..
Below is the transcript of an article in the Montgomery Advertiser of 28 March 1911 reporting the major cyclone (tornado) that swept through Monroe County the previous evening. This is the cyclone that killed my great grandfather Stephen Talmadge Byrd and injured Eugenia Mae, leaving her widowed with four children — Lottie Mae (7), Ollie ..
Colwell-P-Byrd-History-and-Genealogy-of-the-Byrd-Family.pdf 168 pages, originally published by Duke University Press, and digitized by The Internet Archive in 2015. Concentrates primarily on the span between 1700-1907 and the Accomack County, Virg..
The men of Company G of the 36 Alabama Volunteers of the CSA were from Monroe County, Alabama. Of those men, our ancestor, Isaac Byrd, is named among the muster rolls. He was a farmer when he enlisted on 17 March 1862, and only 17 years old. He wasn’t the only Byrd in the county ..
Gotta put it somewhere. Byrds who served: CSA Byrd, A. [Allen] He died Oct 12, 1862. He enlisted Apr-1862 Marengo County AL as a private in Company E, 43rd Alabama Infantry. Byrd, Alexander C. He was born Jan 7, 1842, died after 1921. He enlisted 1862 as a private in Company F, 1st Alabama Regiment. ..
Overview Penelope Jane DuBose b. ca. 1791 m. abt. 1805 Stephen Stuckey s/o Edmund and Edith Howell Stuckey. They received from her parents Peter and Laney Witherington Dubose a “plantation.” In 1825 when Penelope returned from caring for her grandmother (don’t know who this could be since all 4 of her grandparents died before the ..
Cat Mash among state’s funny town names The Tuscaloosa News – Sep 28, 1991 CAT MASH — Little did a moonshiner know 40 years ago that he would wind up in state folklore as the person who named a small southwest Alabama town after a poor, unfortunate cat. Nor did a 19th century Indian know ..
All quiet On the southern front. Town name Of the world’s five remaining old-growth longleaf pine forests, one is within the city limits of Flomaton, Alabama. Although Flomaton is located on the Florida-Alabama border and is a real, live, existing town that appears on all the maps, its identity as a Border-Name Place eluded me ..