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Genealogy

Clarence Houston Bell of Dozier shared heritage of family

Another autobiography or memoirs record is the source of today’s writing. Clarence Houston Bell of Dozier, Ala., wrote his book, Recollections, in 1997. This writer ... Read more

6 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

Elliot D. Mancill’s memoirs reveals his ancestry and heritage

It is so fortunate to discover copies of memoirs written by former citizens, especially those who were outstanding public servants. It is hoped that more ... Read more

6 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

Cunningham ancestor immigrated from Scotland in early 1800s

Since the members of the Cunningham family were included in the Durell genealogy of last week’s column, it is timely for it to be reviewed ... Read more

6 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

Wright family ancestors settled in Monroe County Ala.

There are records of different Wright family lines who live or have lived in Covington County. This writer has not yet reviewed all the data ... Read more

7 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

Dankie Crittenden is honored with 105th birthday celebration

On Saturday, August 31, this writer had the distinct pleasure of witnessing the celebration of Dankie Plister Crittenden’s 105th birthday. Actually, Dankie was born September ... Read more

7 months ago by Josh Dutton.

Emmitt Ezra Nix became outstanding citizen of Andalusia

Today’s story is a continuation of the look at the life of Emmitt Ezra Nix of Andalusia, Ala. His ancestors and genealogy have been presented ... Read more

7 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

Nix family moves from Oakey Streak to Andalusia, Ala.

Nix Family moves from Oakey Streak to Andalusia, Ala. Since there are additional data available on the Nix family featured in last week’s column, today’s ... Read more

8 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

Black Nix Family’s ancestors settled in Oakey Streak area

The black Nix family of Butler and Covington County, Ala., are fortunate to have had a relative who has thoroughly researched their ancestry. In addition, ... Read more

8 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

Thomasson family holds 41st anniversary reunion in 2019

Thomasson family holds 41st anniversary reunion in 2019 Family reunions are a most important means of preserving a family’s heritage by educating, encouraging communication and ... Read more

8 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

Another look is taken of the black Crittenden family

Another look is taken of the black Crittenden family Along with some very complimentary comments regarding last week’s story of the black Crittenden family, there ... Read more

8 months ago by Curtis Thomasson.

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