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Curtis Thomasson, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

Genealogy

Hoomes family ancestors migrate to Escambia County, Alabama

Members of the Hoomes family have been long-time residents around Covington County, but particularly in Conecuh which later became Escambia County, Ala. They have a ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, February 19, 2021 3:24 pm

Genealogy

Kyzar family descendants were prominent in Covington County area

In this column for the past two weeks, the ancestry and career of Dr. James Hugh Kyzar has been presented. In today’s story, more of ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, February 12, 2021 5:40 pm

Genealogy

Additional research on early Kyzar ancestors has been made available

In last week’s column, the heritage and career of Dr. James Hugh Kyzar, a prominent medical physician specializing in the treatment of diseases of the ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, February 5, 2021 3:26 pm

Genealogy

Kyzar family ancestors migrated from Germany to America circa 1753

The Kyzar family of South Alabama are of German descent with Joh Ulrich Kayser appearing to be their immigrant ancestor. It is known he was ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, January 29, 2021 4:23 pm

Genealogy

Hammond descendants settled in the Opp area of Covington County

Today’s story will be a continuation of the Hammonds family begun in last week’s column. John B. Hammonds’s family through his grandchildren was outlined along ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, January 22, 2021 10:42 pm

Genealogy

Hammond family is associated with Lumbee Indian Tribe

Although some descendants of the Hammond family being review today migrated to Covington County, Ala., most of them settled in Georgia or remained in Roberson ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, January 15, 2021 4:12 pm

Genealogy

Frazier family migrated from Georgia to Pike, Covington Counties

Today’s story will be a revision and expansion of a much earlier column on the Frazier family of Covington County, Ala. Available records suggest a ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, January 8, 2021 5:42 pm

Genealogy

Skipper family descendants of South Alabama are of English Ancestry

This writer learned recently that County Singer Hank Williams had Skipper ancestry. His ancestors resided in the Georgiana area of Butler County, Ala., and that ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, December 18, 2020 3:49 pm

Genealogy

Bradley descendants prosper in Conecuh and surrounding Counties

Members of the Bradley family which settled in Conecuh and Covington Counties were introduced, and some of their descendants were reviewed in last week’s column. ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, December 11, 2020 3:48 pm

Genealogy

Bradley ancestors settle early in Conecuh and Covington Counties

The Bradley family name has been one of significance in Covington County, Ala., about as long as it has existed. Members of the Bradley family ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, December 4, 2020 5:50 pm

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