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  • Larry Williams
    You will enjoy it. Larry ... -- Larry G. Williams Co-Director, Agrimissions 43 Crisp Lane Trenton, GA 30752 (706) 657-7778 Home (423) 240-2089 Cell/Business
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      You will enjoy it.
      Larry

      On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 3:07 PM, T'Lene <lemonade4t@...> wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > I just ordered my Christmas special ($50 until Dec 20) copy from
      > publisher. FYI their phone number is 800-568-1611. For GA residents,
      > there is no tax.
      > This price included shipping.
      >
      > Thanks for letting us know about the Christmas savings.
      >
      > T'Lene
      >
      > On Dec 15, 2011, at 2:55 PM, Larry Williams <lgwilliams1947@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > Bill- They charged me $60 at the library.
      > > Larry
      > >
      > > On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 12:57 PM, <cagle8185@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > **
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > The book can be purchased for $50 and free shipping on line. It is a
      > xmas
      > > > special.
      > > >
      > > > Bill Cagle
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > From: Larry Williams <lgwilliams1947@...>
      > > > To: jacksongenealogy <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > Sent: Thu, Dec 15, 2011 11:05 am
      > > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] BOOKS: Heritage of Jackson County AL
      > > >
      > > > For Billy Hill:
      > > > The book is not $50 but is $60 at Scottsboro Public Library and the
      > only
      > > > other source is a chiropractor in Scottsboro.
      > > > There are* 28 pages with the Hill Name and 41 pages with the Sanders
      > name
      > > > referenced*.
      > > >
      > > > I purchased the book yesterday and my 93 year old mother sat and
      > looked at
      > > > the book for over 2 hours. Yes, there might be errors but if you are
      > buying
      > > > the book for a correct genealogy book then I suggest no one buy it but
      > if
      > > > you want to see Jackson County from the eyes of those who lived and
      > settled
      > > > there then it is well worth the money. I think we are trying to make
      > this
      > > > book into something it is not intended to do and that is find correct
      > proof
      > > > on family history. These are family stories, stories of towns,
      > > > organizations, etc. about Jackson County. It is VERY interesting and I
      > am
      > > > enjoying every page even about families I am not familiar with. But
      > then
      > > > again I have deep roots in Jackson County.
      > > > Larry Williams
      > > > Researching in Jackson County: Williams, Rice, Combs, Michaels and
      > related
      > > > families.
      > > >
      > > > On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 12:04 PM, <cagle8185@...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > **
      > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > I ordered the the $50 book this morning just to see what they have
      > about
      > > > > Valentine Cagle III. A lot of info on line is incorrect and assumed
      > but
      > > > not
      > > > > backed up with records. We will see if this book is correct of
      > assumed.
      > > > >
      > > > > Bill Cagle
      > > > >
      > > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > > From: Evelyn Leslie <esleslie@...>
      > > > > To: jacksongenealogy <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > Sent: Tue, Dec 13, 2011 11:37 am
      > > > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] BOOKS: Heritage of Jackson County AL
      > > > >
      > > > > I don't know where you live, but most of the major libraries in
      > Alabama
      > > > > have a copy of the book for each county. I think Clay or someone
      > already
      > > > > mentioned that you need to be very careful about getting too carried
      > away
      > > > > with the family stories. They were submitted by individuals about
      > their
      > > > own
      > > > > families and their version of the family history was accepted - no
      > > > > questions asked - by the publisher, hence they are full of errors and
      > > > > misinformation as well as tons of "good stuff."
      > > > > Evelyn S. Leslie
      > > > >
      > > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > > From: billy hill
      > > > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > Sent: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 5:52 AM
      > > > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] BOOKS: Heritage of Jackson County AL
      > > > >
      > > > > is there any way to find out which families are mentioned in the
      > > > heritagge
      > > > > of jackson county book? id like to know if my hill and sanders are
      > > > > mentioned before i spend 50 dollars on it. thanks billy hill
      > > > >
      > > > > From: Larry Williams <lgwilliams1947@...>
      > > > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > Sent: Monday, December 12, 2011 8:01 AM
      > > > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] BOOKS: Heritage of Jackson County AL
      > > > >
      > > > > I am familiar with the book since there are several of my family
      > members
      > > > in
      > > > > it but that is the case with all bios and all family tales. They are
      > > > > fraught full of mistakes, family lore, etc. I think it makes for
      > > > > interesting genealogy but not necessarily correct genealogy. I even
      > > > found a
      > > > > huge mistake on a death certificate where a relative put the last
      > name
      > > > > wrong for the mother of the deceased.
      > > > > Larry
      > > > >
      > > > > On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 11:14 PM, Clay Gullatt <
      > > > blackcloud27030@...
      > > > > >wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > > **
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Doug
      > > > > >
      > > > > > This may be what is called a vanity bio book where they sell
      > > > > subscriptions
      > > > > > to have your ancestors bio listed in it.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I know there is one for all of Alabama, Richard Matthews has posted
      > > > > > excerpts to the group from the Alabama one. I have also seen the
      > > > listing
      > > > > > for the Gullett family of south Alabama that is in it and it is
      > full of
      > > > > > errors. Didn't have their ancestry or where they were born right.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I would check out all the info in it to see that it is correct.
      > Find
      > > > > > sources if possible.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Clay
      > > > > >
      > > > > > ________________________________
      > > > > > From: douglasparker7191 <drparker@...>
      > > > > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > > Sent: Sunday, December 11, 2011 10:39 PM
      > > > > > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] BOOKS: History or Heritage
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Please note under our heading FILES, and find the reprint that I
      > refer
      > > > > > too. Heritage of Jackson County - 1998 Vol. 36 by Heritage
      > Consultants
      > > > > Inc.
      > > > > > ??? This is the article I am looking for.
      > > > > >
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      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --
      > > > > Larry G. Williams
      > > > > Co-Director, Agrimissions
      > > > > 43 Crisp Lane
      > > > > Trenton, GA 30752
      > > > > (706) 657-7778 Home
      > > > > (423) 240-2089 Cell/Business
      > > > > lgwilliams1947@...
      > > > > http://agrimissions.com
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      > > > Larry G. Williams
      > > > Co-Director, Agrimissions
      > > > 43 Crisp Lane
      > > > Trenton, GA 30752
      > > > (706) 657-7778 Home
      > > > (423) 240-2089 Cell/Business
      > > > lgwilliams1947@...
      > > > http://agrimissions.com
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      > > Larry G. Williams
      > > Co-Director, Agrimissions
      > > 43 Crisp Lane
      > > Trenton, GA 30752
      > > (706) 657-7778 Home
      > > (423) 240-2089 Cell/Business
      > > lgwilliams1947@...
      > > http://agrimissions.com
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      --
      Larry G. Williams
      Co-Director, Agrimissions
      43 Crisp Lane
      Trenton, GA 30752
      (706) 657-7778 Home
      (423) 240-2089 Cell/Business
      lgwilliams1947@...
      http://agrimissions.com


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