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Genealogy

Elijah McCreary left strong legacy for his descendants

The McCreary family of Conecuh County, Ala., was introduced in last week’s column and will be continued in today’s writing. This story will begin with ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, October 2, 2020 10:39 pm

Genealogy

McCreary family was some of earliest settlers in Conecuh County

The McCreary family was another prominent one in Conecuh County in the Brooklyn, Belleville and Evergreen communities. The earliest ancestor found on Ancestry.com for this ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, September 25, 2020 10:28 pm

Genealogy

Cary family migrated from South Carolina to Conecuh County, Ala.

The Cary family of Conecuh County, Ala., was quite reputable and has ties to several families in surrounding counties. Dudley Armstead Cary was the earliest ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:18 am

Genealogy

John Joseph Patterson family resided mostly in Andalusia (or Covington County)

There appears to have been several different Patterson family lines that have resided in Covington County, Ala., over the years. Various records indicate one such ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, September 11, 2020 11:42 pm

Genealogy

Cordell Law resided in Wing, Ala., and crafted ax handles

Today’s column will be a review of an earlier feature published in the Andalusia Star-News on August 12, 2000. In that story Cardell Law’s practice ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, September 4, 2020 4:19 pm

Genealogy

Pruitt family came from Eclectic and settled in Adellum community

Today’s story will be a continuation on coverage of the family of Samuel Blake Pruitt who settled in Covington County, Ala., in 1920. His father, ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, August 28, 2020 5:23 pm

Genealogy

Pruitt Families migrates from Maryland and Virginia to Georgia and Alabama

Several years earlier a reunion was held by the Pruitt family in Andalusia, Ala., and it was covered in this column. Those attending the reunion ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, August 21, 2020 11:28 pm

Genealogy

Gillam Thomas Hicks’s family thrives in Covington County, Ala.

Today’s story will conclude the series of five columns devoted to the Gillam Thomas Hicks family. His early ancestry, immigration to America landing at the ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, August 14, 2020 6:25 pm

Genealogy

Hicks family migrates from Georgia to Covington County, Ala.

At the end of last week’s column, a notable member of the featured Hicks family, Gillam Thomas Hicks, had died in 1895 in Heard County, ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, August 7, 2020 7:04 pm

Genealogy

Gillam Hicks was a veteran of the War Between the States

In the two previous columns, the Hicks family, originally from England, who had descendants to eventually settle in Covington County, Ala. was featured. Today’s story ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, July 31, 2020 4:19 pm

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