Registration Oaths, Cleburne County, 1875

Once back in the Union, Alabama drafted a new constitution that would undo many of the elements required for its reinstatement. Alabama's citizens would vote on it in 1875.

Broken Unions, Part Four

Margaret Nunnelly came a-callin' on Lieutenant Scott. Perhaps they'd known each other before the war. Perhaps she was looking for news on her brothers. Perhaps she knew what she wanted and she wanted Willis.

Marry Early & Often, Part Two

In his early thirties, Early Andrew Jackson Pounds was a widower with two toddlers. How could he work the farm and raise two children alone? He decided it he couldn't do it.

The Estate of Jesse M. Scott

I’ve been doing some digging into my 2x great grandmother Sarah Scott’s family. last year added wills and probate records to their collections, and as luck would have it, they have  probate records online for Sarah’s parents, Jesse M. Scott and Senia P. Malone. I found a lot of information on Sarah’s parents and…