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The Heritage of Lamar County, Alabama
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THE MORROWS OF MARION COUNTY, ALABAMA
(A Genealogical History)
AND THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES
(A Reference Compendium)
by Sharon Morrow Tomback
5 Troy Lane, Bedford, New York 10506
The Morrow family came to Marion County, Alabama before 1830 from South Carolina via Dallas County, Alabama. Some moved on to Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas. The Morrows of Marion County, Alabama founded a church and operated a sawmill, cotton gin, general store and post office. They called their homestead Elmira.
The book identifies hundreds of descendants of David Morrow, born 1762 near Baltimore, Maryland, and his wife Margaret Kelso, born in County Antrim, Ireland. Numerous family trees are included. Over 80 photographs dating back to the turn of the century are included.
Census records, land records, marriage records, and reference maps are included. Records relating to Morrows dating from the 1600s are grouped by year, location and event in easy-to-read column formats.
Families for whom more than twelve listings occur in the book include: Akers, Armstrong, Ballard, Brown, Burlason (Burleson, Burlison), Cantrell, Carr, Caudle, Clay, Cooley, Crowe, Davis, Donham, Dunham, Dunn, Estes, Franks, Gann, Glas(s)cock, Glasgow, Green, Hall, Howel(l), Johnson, Jones, Kelso (Kelsey), King, Lee, Loden, Markham (Marcam, Marcum, Markam), Marr, Mays, Miller, Mills, Mitchell, Moore, Morrow, Moses, Nelson, Owen(s), Pearce, Pollard, Pope, Raburn, Robinson, Sanders, Simpson, Sims, Smith, Stanford, Taylor, Templeton, Terrell, Thompson, Walker, Weatherly, White, Wiley (Wylie, Wyly), Williams, Wilson, Woods.
The 632-page book is offered at $35 plus shipping costs.
Available from Sharon Tomback, 5 Troy Lane, Bedford, New York 10506 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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