Genealogy Related Books

The following books are located on the bookshelf in the front middle room upstairs. Each book is listed by title, author, and date of publication. Family names are shown in bold print:
Note: the genealogy sheets from Marie Rushing’s work are shown on page five.

Second shelf from the top:

1. Cannon County Cousins Shirleys and Meltons; Anne Shirley Bumpus 1986.
2. The DeRamus Family History; Charlie DeRamus; 1992.
3. Tuscaloosa Genealogical Society, Lineage Chart Book 1979, Volume 1; R. L. Guffin and Mrs. Lyman Findley; 1979.
4. My Dunn Ancestors and their Allied Families; Almeda C. Dorroh; 1989.
5. Tombstones Along the Old Huntsville Road; James Walker; 1983.
6. Archibald, A History and Genealogy of Descendants of William Archibald, Immigrant and Settler of Rowan County, North Carolina (two copies, one hardbound and one paper bound); Jessie Lynn Bell, J. Herman Massengill, Marvin L. Harper; 1969.
7. Generations Remembered, Sublette Family/1700-1850; Nancy Louise Sublette; date of publication not given.
8. The McGees of North River; Virginia Snyder Bryant and Carolyn McGee; 1997.
9. Heraldry; Julian Franklin and Alan Keith-Hill; 1965.
10. Improved How Book for Genealogist; George B. Everton, Sr. and Gunnar Rasmuson; 1959.
11. Your Family Tree; Garland Evans Hopkins; 1949.
12. The New House of Harper; J. Henry Harper; MCMXII.
13. A Historical and Genealogical Record of the Prude and McAdory Families; James Oscar Prude, Sr., and Mary Eloise Prude; 1939.
14. The Thomas Lamonts in America; Corliss Lamonts; 1971.
15. Genealogical and Local History; Goodspeed’s Catalog 520; date of publication not given.
16. Searching for Your Ancestors; Gilbert H. Doane; 1937.
17. Alabama Bound, Family Sketches of a Long Line of Storytellers; the Jacks, Morgans, Wymans, Boyntons, Martins, Hunters, and Dearings; Melissa Dearing Jack Hurt; 1988.
18. The Art of Ancestor Hunting; Oscar Frank Stetson; 1956.
19. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 158, October 2004—a softback book.
20. A Genealogical Register of the Descendents of the Town of Litchfield, Connecticut from the settlement of the town A. D. 1720-1800, by George C. Woodruff, 1845, a softback book.
21. The Stephens family, by the American Genealogical Research Institute Washington, D. C. 1975, a softback book.
22. John Steevens of Gulford, Connecticut, by Claude Willis Barlow.
23. Laurens County, Georgia Marriage Records 1810-1860 by Frances T. Ingmire, published 1985, in softbound book.
24. Dothan, Our People. Our Story. Volume I (there are two copies).
25. Onslow County North Carolina Marriage Records 1764-1867, a softback book.
26. Davis Family Outline, by Edward H. Davis, a soft bound book.
27. Abstracts of Early Deeds of Edgecombe County, North Carolina 1759-1772, compiled by Joseph W. Watson. Note: There are two copies.
28. Rose Cottage Chronicles, Civil War Letters of the Bryant-Stephens Families of North Florida, edited by Arch Fredric Blakey, Ann Smith Lainhart, and Winston Bryant Stephens, Jr.
29. Pioneer Landholders, First Voters, First Census—Glen’s stories & Reminiscences of Jackson County, Florida, by Glen Nobles.
30. The Whigham Chronicles, a Record of the Whighams in the Southern United States, Book I, compiled and edited by Joyce Whigham Dorrycott, Robert Elmore Whigham, Jr., and James Elliott Whigham.

Third shelf from the top:

1. Pioneers of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Prior to 1830; Tuscaloosa Genealogical Society; 1981
2. Harpers Across America; Mary Whitney; 1987.
3. Descendants of William Harper, Irish Immigrant to Lancaster County, South Carolina; Viola Caston Floyd; 1965.
4. Family History of Pearson and Related Families; Barbara Jean Pearson Ballard; 1996.
5. Some Descendants of William Sellers Who Was In Tarboro, North Carolina in 1750; Clark Heaslett Watters and Elizabeth Stone Watters; 1974.
6. The Hughes Family of Wales, S. C., Tenn., Ala., Miss.; Joanne Hughes Lusk; 2003.
7. A Pictorial Scrapbook of Joseph Shirley and Sarah Angeline Archibald Shirley.
8. Hamner Heritage (two copies); Geneal Hamner Black and Mary Clark Ryan; 1969.
9. Stephens-Stevens Genealogy –Lineage from Henry Stephens or Stevens of Stonington Connecticut-1668 by Plowdon Stevens published May 2, 1909.
10. A collection of reprints in a brown envelop addressed to Lackey Stephens, including: (1) The Reconstructed 1790 Census of Georgia; (2) Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865, Volume V; (3) The Third and Fourth or 1820 and 1821 Land Lotteries of Georgia; (4) The Families of Burke County, 1755-1855, a Census; (5) the Widder Dyches.
11. Calvary 1828-1976 Georgia Heritage, a booklet about the said community in rural southwest Georgia.
12. Genealogy sheets for James Marion Dykes, found in a large brown envelope.
13. Cleanings from Grady County, Georgia, A Collective Memory, by Wessie Connell, Frank W. Roebuck, Jr., and Barbara C. Williams.

Fourth shelf from the top:

1. Collection of Genealogical Abstracts from the Georgia Journal (Milledgeville), Newspaper, 1809-1840 Vol 1: 1809-1819 (over 1,000 pages)
2. Collection of Genealogical Abstracts from the Georgia Journal (Milledgeville), Newspaper, 1809-1840 Vol 2: 1819-1823 (over 1,000 pages).
3. Collection of Genealogical Abstracts from the Georgia Journal (Milledgeville), Newspaper, 1809-1840 Vol 3: 1824-1828 (over 1,2000 pages).
4. Collection of Genealogical Abstracts from the Georgia Journal (Milledgeville), Newspaper, 1809-1840 Vol 4: 1829-1835 (over 1,000 pages).
5. Collection of Genealogical Abstracts from the Georgia Journal (Milledgeville), Newspaper, 1809-1840 Vol 5: 1836-1840(over 1,000 pages).
6. Harrison Family, Ancestors and Descendents of Martha Ann Harrison, wife of Green Franklin Lodge, Stephens Heritage 1030-2000—bound in a three ring notebook.
7. Gadsden County Florida Tomb Index, Inscriptions copied and arranged by Members of the Quincy Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, January 26, 1962—bound in a three-ring notebook.
8. Grady County, Georgia, Tomb Index, Second Edition, by Floreda Duke Varick and Phyllis Rose Smith, copyright 1980—bound in a three-ring notebook.
9. Johnson Family, Ancestors and Descendents of Mary Ann Elizabeth Johnson, Second Wife of Ebenezer Stephens—bound in a three-ring notebook (over 1,000 pages).
10. John Skelton of Georgia; Col. John W. Skelton; 1969 (975 pages).
11. Male Index to White Marriages Decatur County, Georgia 1824-1943—bound in a three-ring notebook

Fifth shelf from the top:

1. The Stevens Genealogy—Extended Account of the Line of Descent from 1650 to the Present Time of the Author, by Dr. Elvira Stevens Barney, published March 17, 1907.
2. Harrison Heritage—Benjamin Harrison (1777-1832) of Decatur County, Georgia and His Descendents, by Laura Barker Mortensen. Note: There are two (2) copies.
3. History of the Buell Family from the Remotest Times Ascertainable from Our Ancient Histories and in America, from Town, Parish, Church, and Family Records, by Albert Welles.
4. Thomas County, Georgia Marriages (1826-1925) by Joe E. Craigmiles III.
5. The McKenzie Correspondence 1849-1901, by William Hugh Tucker and David Morgan Franklin.
6. Springhill Methodist Church (name as appears on front cover of book, but the title inside the book reads The Cemeteries of Thomas County, Georgia), by Joe E. Craigmiles III.
7. Cemeteries of Grady County, Georgia, compiled by Grady County Historical Society, Inc.
8. Printed Sources, A Guide to Published Genealogical Records, by Kory L. Meyerink.
9. Decatur County, Georgia Marriage Index 1828-1942, a spiral bound softback book.
10. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume I, 1820-1827 (in excess of 500 pages hardbound).
11. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume II, 1828-1832 (in excess of 500 pages hardbound).
12. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume III, 1833-1835 (in excess of 500 pages hardbound).
13. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume IV, 1836-1838 (in excess of 500 pages hardbound).
14. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume V, 1839-1841(in excess of 500 pages hardbound).
15. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume VI, 1842-1844 (in excess of 500 pages hardbound).
16. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume VII, 181845-1848 (in excess of 500 pages hardbound).
17. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume VIII, 1849-1852 (in excess of 500 pages hardbound).
18. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume IX, 1853-1856 (in excess of 500 pages hardbound).
19. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume X, 181857-1861 (in excess of 500 pages hardbound).
20. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume XI, 1862-1866 (in excess of 500 pages hardbound).
21. Milledgeville, Georgia Newspaper Clippings, (Southern Recorder) Volume XII, 1867-1872 (in excess of 500 pages hardbound).

Sixth shelf from the top:

1. The Stephens Family, A Genealogy of the Descendants of Joshua Stevens, a softbound book.
2. A Book of Butlers by Marilee G. Butler, a spiral bound book.
3. A Link to the Past, Volume 1, (there are two copies) by Friends of Dothan/Houston County, Alabama.
4. The Dykes Family, a spiral bound book, by Peggy Mayville.
5. The Dykes Family, by Mary Jane Weaver, a spiral bound book.
6. The Forefathers of John Bryant Wooten, a spiral bound book.
7. The 1870 Federal Census for Gadsden County, Florida, a spiral bound book.
8. The 1860 Federal Census for Gadsden County, Florida, a spiral bound book.
9. Edgecombe County, North Carolina Marriage Records 1760-1868, a softback book.
10. Stephens-Stephens Genealogy linage from Henry Stephens or Stevens of Stonington, Connecticut 1668, by Plowdon Stevens.
11. The 1885 Florida State Census for Gadsden County, a spiral bound book.
12. Jackson County, Florida, Marriages 1848-1900, a spiral bound book.
13. Decatur County, Georgia Marriage Records 1824-1943, by Frances Ingmire (a softbound book).
14. The Pamela Gale (Bates) Davis Family Home, a spiral bound book.
15. Archibald Family; a three ring notebook collection of the descendants of Thomas Archibald, born in 1791. Five hundred pages of genealogy, family history, wills, letters, photographs and census records.
16. Thompson Family; a three ring notebook collection of descendants of Azariah Newton Thompson born July 22, 1805, and Permelia Hurd Darden Thompson born May 2, 1815.
17. Thompson Genealogy; a three ring notebook collection of the descendants of Rev. Jonathan Parker Thompson, born June 30, 1771; the collection was compiled in 1954 by John Quincy Thompson, M.D. and wife Margaret G. Thompson.
18. Lesley Family; a three ring notebook collection of the Lesley family through Sarah Malissa Lesley Harper, born in 1827.
19. Dillard Family; a three ring notebook collection of descendants of James Dillard (year of birth 1804) and his wife Mary Dillard (year of birth 1806).
20. The World Book of Harpers; Halbert’s Family heritage.
21. Carson-McCormick Family Memorials; Thomas Carson McCormick; 1953.
22. Four Generations, Samuel and Nancy Lloyd Harper and Their First Three Generations; Marvin Harper; date of collection not given.
23. Seven Eastern Gadsden County Florida Cemeteries, with genealogical information—Vickers, Barber, Concord, Touchstone, Hand, Scott, Finklea—by Barbara Powell Boynton in a spiral bound book.
24. Stevens Genealogy, Some Descendents of the Fitz Stephen Family in England and New England by C. Ellis Stevens, printed 1904 in a spiral bound book
25. A spiral bound notebook with a number of handwritten notations.
26. Genealogy Sheets on Early Families of Northport; a three ring notebook collection of early Northport families. These sheets are also found in the genealogy files (four very large three-ring notebooks stored on the table beside the book shelf containing the above listed books.
27. Alabama Genealogical Exchange—thirteen issues from the 1980s.

Genealogy charts from Marie Christian Guin Rushing’s work. These charts are attached to card stock boards and are found on the table next to the bookshelf.

1. Guin family chart—descendants of Christopher Gewin, from 1688.
2. Christian family lineage chart complied by Marie Rushing June 5, 1985.
3. Christian – Guin chart. John Christian (Curwen) b. 1655—descendants.
4. Martin lineage chart
5. Descendents of Samuel Cecil Christian, born Tuscaloosa County, Alabama 1852. Married Peggy Jane “Sis” Dunn.
6. Descendents of Jessie Francis Christian, born 1830 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, married Julia Ann Phillips.
7. Descendents of James Christian Jr., born 1800 married Mary Howell Washington (alias).
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