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  • Quoting Karl Plenge : > > Decoration time in Alabama is in mid-Spring when families go to local > > cemeteries and mow or cut back weed grow, spread fresh sand or gravel > on > the > > graves, and adorn the cemetery with new flowers. > > Why is sand or gravel spread on the graves? > .................................. Most of the old cemetery get minimal care so without the sand or...
    prm@hiwaay.net May 11, 2005
  • The Old Baptist Church and cemetery is located just east of Hollywood and is a very old cemetery. The church is located on the stage road that ran from Bellefonte to Jasper, Tn in the early days and is not very far from the intersection of a trail that ran down across Cumberland Mountain from the Winchester, Tn area. The rail tracks ran right in front of the church when it was laid...
    prm@hiwaay.net May 9, 2005
  • Quoting jackie morgan : > Clay and Regina, > I am very interested in what you are talking about - Decoration Day. > This must be a local type of thing. I am in Texas and grew up here. > Never heard of Decoration Day until I visited my father-in-law in > Tennessee and they talked about the Decoration Day that had just > passed. > Can you tell me more. > Thanks > Jackie...
    prm@hiwaay.net May 9, 2005
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  • Bolivar Church of Jackson Presbytery http://www.cumberland.org/HFCPC/Churches/EdgefiAL.htm
    prm@hiwaay.net May 9, 2005
  • 1817 Treaty with the Cherokee that created reservation land in Jackson County ARTICLE 8. And to each and every head of any Indian family residing on the east side of the Mississippi river, on the lands that are now, or , nay hereafter be, surrendered to the United States, who may wish to become citizens of the United States, the United States do agree to give a reservation of six...
    prm@hiwaay.net May 9, 2005
  • ...jacksongenealogy@^$4 Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Ties to old Bolivar Richard, Do you have a link to the aerial photos? JOY > > From: prm@^$5 > Date: 2005/05/06 Fri PM 01:07:39 EDT > To: jacksongenealogy@^$6 > Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Ties to old Bolivar > >
    Richard Matthews May 7, 2005
  • ...be seen running east/west on the photo. Anyway here is the location of a sattelite photo that shows that. http://fly.hiwaay.net/~prm/bengis.jpg On the photo I have marked the location of old Bolivar and you can also see Bengis Creek, fourlaned new US Hwy 72, Old...
    prm@hiwaay.net May 6, 2005
  • ...original Bolivar. It was as old as the county itself. Here is a jpg showing the location of both old and new. http://fly.hiwaay.net/~prm/bolivar2.jpg The area, you spoke of, nearer Widows Creek, is near the new Bolivar. Old Bolivar is nearer Stevenson. It is pronounced...
    prm@hiwaay.net May 6, 2005
  • Yes, Bolivar predates almost every town in the county and was as well known as Bellefonte. It was the only town between Bellefonte and Jasper at one time. Go to : http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/alabama/1826-1840.html go down to the bottom of the page where all the sheets are listed and open sheet 2. You have to move around and zoom using the viewer but you will find...
    prm@hiwaay.net May 4, 2005
  • Ann made a very good point. I posted an article, that I received on the internet, dated 1820 about Sauta Cave, which as she pointed out could not have been printed then. This makes one doubt the whole article. This should remind us, you can't believe everything you read on the net. But, as far as that goes, you can't believe everything you see in print either. Recently while...
    prm@hiwaay.net May 3, 2005