Early Marriages


Indexed by grooms. This list is not complete, and the marriages are not recorded at the courthouse, due to a fire on August 5, 1891.



Groom

Bride

Date *(Notes)

Adair, Francis O.

Unknown

May 17, 1863 *(12)

Atkins, Benjamin Franklin

Hilton, Sarah Catherine

May 8, 1880 *(72)

Avary, Isaac Newton

Boteler, Cordelia Ann Matilda

March 24, 1868 *(15)

Baird, H.J.

Unknown, Martha

December 1, 1878 *(62)

Baird, Jerry

Channell, Margaret

December 5, 1878 *(43)

Baldwin, Lewis Williams

Rivers, Huldah Ann

February 15, 1874 *(7)

Barnes, Ephriam

McNutt, Jane

April 4, 1858 *(63)

Baughn, Frederick H.

Holt, Margaret

August 16, 1856 *(58)

Beard, George R.

Wilbanks, Martha

March 24, 1870 *(98)

Bell, Francis

Manasco, Lucinda

March 26, 1867 *(9)

Bennett, James A.

Mize, Calzona Z.

Jan. 16, 1888 (See NOTES) *(35)

Berry, Richard Davidson

Cagle, Julette Ann Elizabeth

November 22, 1858 *(36)

Blackstock, Thomas H.

Baughn, Frances Marion

December 12, 1861 *(31)

Blackwell, William Carroll

Johnson, Emma M.

February 5, 1860 *(5)

Brown, John

Hampton, Margaret

1879 *(44)

Cagle, Enoch

Byce, Mary Jane

August 15, 1858 *(97)

Cagle, Ephraim N.

Barton, Lucinda Jane

January 5, 1865 *(85)

Cagle, Lloyd H.

Lovett, Clarissa

October 25, 1865 *(34)

Calvert, Thomas Bird

Gibson, Hannah B.

March 20, 1861 *(53)

Cantrell, J.H.

Winy, Mrs. F.M.M.

1880 *(45)

Chambers, Mick

Bonds, Beedy

September 12, 1886 *(70)

Chesser, John N.

Unknown, Ruth F.

July 29, 1859 *(24)

Cornelius, Isaac R.

Davis, Margaret B.

December 19, 1870 *(94)

Cornelius, Zion B.

Keen, Jane Lucinda

November 4, 1866 *(17)

Curtis, John Wesley

Shipman, Mariah Jane

October 17, 1866 *(60)

Curtis, William Calvin

Blackwell, Lola

1890 *(99)

Davis, Jesse

Speegle, Margaret B.

January 10, 1861 *(93)

Day, Enos

Anderson, Sarah Jane

July 2, 1868 *(54)

Dodd, D. Curtis

Manasco, Martha A.

February 15, 1883 *(51)

Dodd, John

Ingle, Nancy Elizabeth

September 3, 1868

Dodd, William, Jr.

Lovelady, Rachel Jane

June 1, 1889 *(79)

Elliott, Dabney

McDaniel, Nancy Jane

September 7, 1890 *(4)

Ellis, Richard

Bennett, Ellen E.

December 1853 *(66)

Estes, Elijah Hulsey

Dollar, E.J.

1852 *(64)

Faught, S.E.

Steele, S.T.A.

July 21, 1887 *(19)

Fowler, William Carlisle

Ward, Margaret Catherine

May 24, 1868 *(38)

Freeman, Barney P.

Welborn, Tempie C.

November 30, 1876

Gibson, Isham Prince

Tingle, Sarah Elizabeth

December 25, 1873 *(69)

Gibson, G.W.

Whisenhunt, Josephine

January 1, 1880 *(21)

Glenn, John

Unknown, Melvina

February 20, 1875 *(67)

Grasty, Joe

Tubb, M.J.

August 30, 1891 *(61)

Griffith, Mack

Dunlavy, Margaret Malinda

1861 *(87)

Guttery, Benjamin Franklin

Nesmith, Elizabeth

November 1857

Guyse, George W.

Cummins, Malinda

December 17, 1861

Hadder, Francis Lycurgus

Hubbard, Sarah Elizabeth

October 18, 1878

Harbison, Martin T.

Gibson, Menerva

August 15, 1861 *(25)

Hays, Asa Brindley

Williams, Minerva C.

1867 *(10)

Henderson, N.J.

Armstrong, Hester A.

June 1, 1881 *(46)

Hicks, William

McNutt, Serena E.

October 2, 1851 *(26)

Hill, William Washington

Hilton, Matilda Jane

January 25, 1891 *(92)

Holt, Andrew Jackson

Fry, Julia Ann

October 11, 1866 *(88)

Holt, Isaac Marion

Unknown, Emily Frances

October 15, 1862 *(89)

Holt, Osiah N.

Blackstock, Frances Marion Baughn

November 12, 1865 *(31)

Holt, Osiah Nicholas

Smith, Frances Ann Persiler Jane

September 12, 1884 *(91)

Holt, William D.

Roden, Mahala Isabella

July 17, 1859 *(90)

Howell, Thomas

Hefner, Amanda

January 3, 1886 *(20)

Howell, William Edward

Millican, Nancy

December 9, 1888 *(49)

Hyde, Perry D.

Adams, Sarah C.

July 1, 1877 *(41)

Ingle, Paulsen

Green, Susan Jackson

1863 *(82)

Ingle, Paulsen

Lovelady, Kiseah

1849 *(81)

Ingle, Robert Milburn

Herndon, Margaret Elizabeth

1861 *(83)

Ingle, Young Paul

Lowrimore, Margaret Evaline

November 29, 1880 *(77)

Johnson, Dr. C.H.

Hilton, M.E.

December 29, 1889 *(11)

Johnson, J.T.

Atkins, Maggie

August 22, 1886 *(74)

Kilpatrick, William

Blevins, Hannah

December 18, 1858 *(57)

Knight, Rufus Leander

Parsons, Ida Loutisha Pocahontas

1880 *(84)

Lane, James Avery

Curtis, Nancy Ann

March 27, 1861 *(13)

League, Cicero Alfred

Barton, Margaret J.

October 30, 1867 *(8)

Lovelady, Hiram

Lowrimore, Rachel Jane

January 16, 1869 *(80)

Lovett, Alfred Rucker "Boy"

Taylor, Nancy Melissa

July 25, 1889 *(76)

Lowrimore, Andrew L.

Sims, Rachel Jane

December 9, 1858 *(78)

Martin, Francis Marion

Hyde, Nancy Emmaline

July 22, 1882 *(33)

Martin, Isaac C.

Tyler, Eliza Jane Bell

October 21, 1866

Martin, James K.P.

Howell, Arminda J.

October 1, 1868

Mayfield, D.M.

Young, C.

December 4, 1889 *(37)

McCay, B.

Cain, Missouri

December 25, 1877 *(42)

McCollum, Stephen

Curtis, Amanda

October 1865 *(27)

Millican, Jeff

Steele, Ingledove

June 12, 1887 *(18)

Mitchell, Samuel M.

Cagle, Catherine

September 15, 1867 *(39)

Musgrove, James William

Pugh, Mary Ann

1883 *(28)

Neill, Joe M.

Cole, Ellen

April 27, 1881 *(2)

Nesmith, T.B.

McLane, Minnie

June 13, 1869 *(100)

Painter, Lewis

Peake, Sarah

March 29, 1881 *(52)

Patrick, William R.

Mabry, Martha A.

November 3, 1861 *(95)

Penn, John Bird

Hughes, Eleanor Jane

October 12, 1865

Poe, A.H.

Mullen, Gertrude

April 13, 1872 *(71)

Ponder, Jasper Floyd

Evans, Martha

July 20, 1873 *(86)

Powell, Tilman

Roberts, Martha Jane

December 31, 1861 *(55)

Pugh, John Philip

Brooks, Margaret Elvira

May 30, 1885 *(29)

Reyer, Charles Christopher

James, Martha Jane

September 9, 1855 *(56)

Robinson, J.A.

Millican, C.

1880 *(45)

Robinson, William Jolly, Jr.

Millican, Martha Jane

March 11, 1881

Romine, L.C.

Poe, Rachel

September 30, 1872 *(68)

Self, Matthew Gilbert

Speegle, Adella H.

August 14, 1853 *(23)

Shank, John L.

Johnson, Julian

1877 *(40)

Shipman, R.A.

Taylor, Martha

March? 1883 *(47)

Simmons, Josiah (Joseph) Thomas

Smith, Annie

October 9/11, 1883 *(30)

Simpson, Jackson

McCay, Jane

December 26, 1877 *(42)

Smith, James D.

Curtis, Mary Mollie Taylor

June 27, 1865 *(48)

Smith, W.R.

Unknown

1881 *(101)

Snoddy, James Samuel

Bonds, Dora Ann

January 2, 1886 *(6)

Speegle, Carrol K.

Calvert, Unisa J.

February 14, 1861 *(96)

Taylor, Charles A.

Curtis, Louisa Jane

February 19, 1857 *(22)

Taylor, John M.

Cagle, Frances E.

January 1, 1890 *(50)

Thomas, Miles Lafayette

Curtis, Meoma Cordelia

March 8, 1888 *(59)

Tittle, A.C. "Uncle Mehl"

Tidwell, Frances Mateldia

August 1884 *(75)

Tittle, Clinton D.

Dodd, Lydia

January 5, 1851 *(32)

Tucker, Daniel

Powers, Nancy

January 29, 1852

Turner, A.P.

Henderson, Elizabeth

March 3, 1864 *(1)

Tyler, Samuel H.

Unknown, Nancy

October 18, 1868 *(73)

Wadsworth, Thomas M.

Shelton, Talitha

1879 *(65)

Wakefield, John J.

Hill, Julia Penelope Katherine.

June 16, 1881 *(3)

Waldrep, Ollie

Hulsey, M.F.

July 5, 1890

Warren, William Henry

McKay, Cora Catherine

October 7, 1878 *(16)

Welborn, Augustive T.

Segars, Sarah Mandy

October 23, 1879

Welborn, Hardy Benjamin

Welborn, Martha

December 24, 1883

Sources:

*(1)- "In January 1864, Probate Judge Pink Curtis of Winston was murdered and his office was not filled until several months later. [See Elliott's "Annals of Northwest Alabama - Winston County" - page 109.] During this period, apparently couples who wished to get married were forced to go to adjoining counties to get licenses....A.P. Turner to Elizabeth Henderson, solemnized 3 Mar 1864, recorded in Probate Court Marriage License Record Book C, page 98 [Lawrence County]. The consent note reads [spelling not corrected]: 'Winston County, Feb the 27 1864 To The Probate Judge of Larance County sir I hear by autharise you to (Toassign[stricken]) ishue Licns for my son A.P. Turner and Elizabeth Henderson as ther is no Probate Judge in Winston County they will have to come to Larance. Mrs. Kizah Turner' There is also an original bond for this marriage, signed by A.P. Turner and Samuel Radford." Donald Campbell

*(2)- The Birmingham Iron Age, May 11, 1881

*(3)- The Birmingham Iron Age, June 29, 1881; also from family history submitted by Dianne Miller

*(4)- According to her Confederate widow's pension application, Nancy Jane McDaniel married Dabney W. Elliott 7 Sep 1890 at Macedonia Church. (It was probably the second marriage for each of them). Nancy Jane was a daughter of David McDaniel who, she reported, died at Oxford in Cleburne County. According to the only two monuments in the Elliott Family Cemetery (in the woods off county road 28 according to page 131 in Ferguson's Cemetery book), Dabney W. "Dave" Elliott (1825 - 1907) was a soldier in the 5th Alabama Cavalry; Jane Elliott is buried nearby; no dates are recorded on her monument. The pension file reported Nancy Jane was born 16 Nov 1847 in Calhoun County, Georgia; Dave died 15 Apr 1907 at Ashridge.

*(5)- Emma's Confederate Widow's Pension Application; married at Houston. Emma was a daughter of Samuel P. Johnson who died at Moulton in 1864. William C. Blackwell was a private in Company K of the 56th Alabama Infantry; according to monuments in the Houston Baptist Church Cemetery, William Carroll Blackwell was born 14 Jul 1824 and died 12 Apr 1901; Emma M. Blackwell was born 15 Dec 1841 and died 27 Feb 1936.

*(6)- From The Winston Herald, January 7, 1886

*(7)- Lewis & Ann Baldwin Family Bible; married at Houston.

*(8)- Cicero & Margaret League Family Bible; married at Willis Barton's, near Lynn, by Thomas M. Martin.

*(9)- From the James B. Bell Family Book

*(10)- From Northern Alabama, Historical and Biographical, Illustrated, Smith and DeLand, Birmingham, Alabama, 1888, page 385: Asa Brindley Hays, Judge of the Probate Court of Cullman County, was born in Blount County, Ala., May 17, 1842. His father, Reuben Hays, a man of Scotch extraction and a native of North Carolina, was one of the first settlers of Blount County. He was a farmer and a blacksmith. Asa B. Hays was one of a family of nine, the most of whom died in infancy. He attended the common schools in Murphrees' Valley. After the war he taught penmanship in different places in Tennessee and Alabama. He was appointed Clerk of the Circuit Court of Winston County, Ala., in 1866. He resigned that position, and clerked for the Probate Court of that county for a short time. Upon the resignation of the Probate Judge, in 1871, Mr. Hays was appointed his successor, and, after serving out the unexpired term, was elected to the same office, and held it nearly eight years in all. He resigned that position in November, 1878, and came to Cullman, where he was Register in Chancery for a short time, and was elected Probate Judge in August, 1880. He has filled that position with great credit until the present time. Judge Hays is a Mason and a Knight of Pythias. He was married in Winston County, in 1867, to Miss Minerva C. Williams, who has borne him five children, four of whom are now living. According to monuments in the Cullmen City Cemetery, Minerva was born 29 Apr 1851 and died 1 Nov 1930. Asa B. Hays was born 17 May 1842 and died 23 Dec 1899. (Hays, Asa Brindley, born in Alabama, son of Reuben and Tabitha Hays; Confederate Service Record: he enlisted in Company K of the 19th Alabama Infantry 12 Aug 1861 at Blountsville; on muster roll from 14 Aug to 31 Oct 1861).

*(11)- Houston Methodist Church Register

*(12)- From the First Alabama Cavalry, USA; Homage to Patriotism book by Glenda McWhirter Todd

*(13)- According to her Confederate widow's pension application Nancy Ann Lane was born 8 Apr 1848 or 1845 at Houston daughter of George Washington Curtis. She married James Avery Lane 27 March 1861 at Motes or Houston. The file mentions the marriage date as either the 7th or the 27th (she also mentioned March 1860 once). Nancy reported Lane was a private in Company D of the 56th Alabama Partisan Rangers; he was wounded near Corinth, Mississippi. According to monuments in the Mt. Hope Cemetery, James A. Lane was born 28 Sep 1829 and died 16 Aug 1906; Nancy Curtis Lane was born 16 Jan 1843 and died 1923.

*(14)- According to his wife's Confederate pension application, Stephen McCollum was a private in Company F of the 16th Alabama Infantry. He was wounded at the Battle of Shiloh and was later captured at Decatur, Alabama 1 Oct 1864. He remained in a Union prison until the surrender. Stephen married Amanda Curtis, a daughter of Joel J. Curtis who died during the Civil War. Amanda was born in Tippah County, Mississippi. They married at Houston in Oct 1865. According to monuments in the Fairview Church Cemetery, Stephen McCollum was born 23 Oct 1843 and died 10 Dec 1915; Amanda McCollum was born 13 Oct 1848 and died 17 Jun 1941.

*(15)- Winston County Heritage Book

*(16)- According to her Confederate widow's pension application, Catherine (McKay surname came from RootsWeb) married W. Henry Warren 7 Oct 1878 at Houston, Winston County, Alabama. Catherine was born 22 Oct 1849 in Polk County Tennessee and moved to Alabama about 1860. Children included Tom Warren, Frank Warren, Gordon Warren, Emma Baird, and Zona Davison. W. Henry Warren was a private in Company A of the 29th Alabama Infantry and enlisted at Talladega 12 Nov 1862; wounded at the battle of Atlanta where he lost his left hand; honorably discharged 28 Jul 1864. According to monuments in the Pisgah Cemetery, Henry Warren was born 12 Nov 1842 and died 14 Jul 1924; Catherine Warren was born 22 Oct 1849 and died 15 Mar 1927.

*(17)- Zion was born 12 Mar 1847 in Blount County; died 25 Oct 1916. Jane was born 8 Sep 1840; died 12 Sep 1920. Both are buried in the Graves Cemetery near Royal in Blount County. A marker for Jane was not located. According to his monument, Zion was a Union Soldier, Pvt Co. H., Jos. Ford Regt. Ala. Cavalry, 19 Oct 1863 (1st Alabama Cavalry). From the unpublished and undated manuscript, "Isaac Blackwood's Family" by James Blackwood. Copy in the Blount County Museum.

*(18)- The Winston Herald June 30, 1887

*(19)- The Winston Herald 1887

*(20)- The Winston Herald January 7, 1886

*(21)- "A Short Sketch of Arley and Surrounding Communites Covering a Period of 80 Years" by Rev. G.W. Gibson

*(22)- Charles Taylor's pension records

*(23)- First Alabama Cavalry, USA, Homage to Patriotism by Glenda McWhirter Todd (page 343-344) and attributed to Larry R. Brown.

*(24)- Alabama Confederate Pension Applications for John N. Chesser.

*(25)- Martin T. Harbison married Menerva Gibson, daughter of Alexander Gibson, in Winston County 15 Aug 1860 or 1861. Harbison enlisted as a Private in Company I of the 56th Alabama Infantry at Graveley's Mill in Walker County in the early Fall of 1862 and remained in service until the surrender. Martin was born 12 Oct 1838 and died 4 Jun 1913; according to her monument, Menerva was born 17 Mar 1862 and died 4 Apr 1934. According to her Alabama Confederate Widow's Pension Application and the 1900 Cullman County Federal Census, she was born 17 Mar 1846 and her monument is wrong about the birth year. Both were buried in Livingston Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Cullman County. The marriage year varies because of two different applications in the file. I suspect 1861 is correct. Information on the marriage date is from the Pension Application.

*(26)- William Hicks is listed as the son of William Hicks in the 1850 Hancock County Census. In her widow's application for a pension, Serena E. Hick reported she married William L. Hicks 2 Oct 1851. The location was not specified, but available records imply it was Hancock/Winston. William Hicks appears on the 1867 Voter Registration list. He and S.C. Hicks are buried at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Hicks was a member of Company B of Josiah Patterson's 5th Alabama Calvary. According to their monuments, William L. Hicks was born 1823 and died 1907. The 1867 list recorded his birthday as 2 Jul 1822. S.C. Hicks was born 17 Apr 1835 and died 8 Jan 1920. (Serena's maiden name provided by Misty Whitfield).

*(27)- According to her Alabama Confederate Widow's Pension Application, Amanda Curtis married Stephen McCollum at Houston in Oct 1865. Amanda was born in Tippah County, Mississippi 13 Oct 1848, daughter of Joel J. Curtis. Stephen McCollum enlisted in Company F of the 16th Alabama Infantry at Moulton in 1861; he later served with Bill Forrest, William Bedford Forrest's brother. He was with Company K of the 56th Alabama Cavalry when he was captured near Decatur and remained a prisoner until after the surrender. Monuments in the Fairview Church Cemetery recorded Stephen McCollum was born 23 Oct 1843 and died 10 Dec 1915; Amanda McCollum was born 13 Oct 1848 and died 17 Jun 1941.

*(28)- Research from Louise Birchfield

*(29)- Research from Louise Birchfield

*(30)- The Confederate Pension Application files in Montgomery show that Josiah (Joseph) Thomas Simmons married Annie Smith, daughter of Andrew Jackson Smith, were married "at Dan Mize or Bill Revis place" in Winston County on 9 or 11 Oct 1883. His CSA monument in the Mt. Ebron Baptist Church Cemetery recorded Simmons was born 1845 and died 1921. Simmons was a Private in Hubbard's Company K of the 4th Alabama Cavalry, CSA. His monument says only "Hubbard's Co." Annie referred to her husband as "Joseph" but his monument recorded "Josiah." Simmons was enumerated on the 1907 Winston County Confederate Census and reported he was born at Mt. Hope, Lawrence County, Alabama on 6 may 1845. Annie reported her husband died Aug 1923 (different from his monument); she reported she was born at Parrish, Walker County, Alabama on 6 or 16 Oct 1855; the Alabama Death Certificate Index reported she died in Winston County 30 Jul 1941.

*(31)- Guardianship papers filed by Osiah N. Holt: "State of Alabama, Winston County. On this 24th day of July A.D. 1866 personally appeared Jonathan Barton and James G. Curtis, persons well known to be of Respectibility and truth both residing in the County of Winston and State of Alabama and after first being duly sworn by me according to Law do on their oath say that they were present and saw Thomas H. Blackstock and Frances M. Baughn joined in the Holy Bonds of wedlock on the 12th day of December 1861 by Clinton Tittle a justice of the peace of the County and State aforesaid. Sworn to and subscribed before me this 24th day of July A.D. 1866 and is not relatives to either party. Peyton Baughn" Judge of Probate. Courtesy of Joyce Farris.

*(32)- This form was used to secure a pension of $12.00 per year for Lydia Dodd Tittle, after the death of her husband Clinton; he died while serving as a Master Sgt. in the Alabama 1st Cavalry. State of Alabama, Winston County, August 1, 1866. On this first day of August, 1866, did personally appear before Peyton Baughn, Judge of the Probate Court, for said County, William L. Hicks, a person well known to be of Respectibility and Truth, and after first being duly sworn by me, according to law, do on his oath say that on the 5th day of January, 1851, he joined Mr. Clinton Tittle and Miss Lydia Dodd in the Holy Bonds of Wedlock, as required by statute laws made and provided in such cases as both are Residents of the County and State of Record, at the house of Berry Dodd S., _____ of said County, sworn to and testified before me this 1st day of August, 1866, making their affidavit.
Peyton Baughn
I, Peyton Baughn, Judge of the Court of Probate for said county hereby certify that all the Public Records of Winston County were destroyed by fire on the 23rd August, 1864, and further that the marriage of Mr. Clinton Tittle and Miss Lydia Dodd is not on file in my office for the reason already stated given under my hand and official seal at Winston this 1st day of August, 1866. [Information provided by Dianne Tatum and Joyce Farris.]

*(33)- Records of Peter J. Gossett that was obtained from Francis Martin's Bible.

*(34)- Pension of Clarissa Cagle, widow of Andrew J. Lovett: "State of Alabama
County of Winston
On this 13th day of September A.D. 1872, personally appeared before me, a Justice of the Peace, within and for the county and state aforesaid, Francis M. Taylor, a resident of Littlesville, Winston County, Alabama, a person well known to be respectable and fully entitled to credit for truth and veracity and first after being duly sworn according to law, says on his oath, that he was an acting Justice of the Peace in the county and state aforesaid, duly qualified and commissioned as the law required, on the 25th day of October A.D. 1865, he solemnized the rites of matrimony between Lloyd H. Cagle and Mrs. Clarissa Lovett, near Larissa in the county and state above mentioned, and that he declared them man and wife, according to the custom and laws of Alabama by virtue of the authority confered upon him as such Justice of the Peace, and that he makes this affidavit as a simple act of Justice and nothing further, having no interest in so doing whatsoever.
Francis M. Taylor

*(35)- James A. Bennett first married Martha A. Lamon; he second married Calzona Z. Mize, daughter of Daniel Mize of Winston County. On her Confederate Widow's Pension application, she reported she married James A. Bennett at Double Springs on 16 Jan 1888 or 16 Dec 1889; she reported both dates on different applications. Monuments in the Bennett Cemetery recorded J.A. Bennett was born 27 Aug 1845 and died 29 Jan 1912. Martha A. Lamon Bennett was born 13 Dec 1841 and died 16 Jul 1887. James A. Bennett was a Private in Company K of the 56th Alabama Cavalry, CSA. Courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(36)- Richardson Davidson Berry was living in Winston County in 1860; he was also enumerated on the 1867 Winston County Voter Registration List. He enlisted in Woodard's Company B of Patterson's 5th Alabama Cavalry near Cherokee in Colbert County in 1862. His widow, Julian E. Berry, reported they married 22 Nov 1858, but no location was specified. There's a good chance the marriage took place in Winston County. Monuments in the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery recorded R.D. Berry was born 3 Aug 1833 and died 28 Nov 1915; J.E. Berry was born 12 Feb 1843 and died 28 May 1921. Courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(37)- This marriage was mentioned in the December 19, 1889 issue of the Alabama Tribune that was published in Cullman County. Courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(38)- On her application for a Confederate widow's pension, Margaret Catherine Ward reported she married William Carlisle Fowler in Winston County on 24 May 1868. She claimed she was born in Blount County on 13 Jan 1852, daughter of Anderson Ward, who died in Haleyville on 15 Oct 1905. Margaret reported her husband (W.C. Fowler) died at Haleyville on 12 Jul 1906. W.C. Fowler was a member of Company D of the 28th Georgia Infantry, CSA. Margaret died 2 Jun 1930; she and W.C. Fowler were both buried in the Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery; no dates were recorded on W.C. Fowler's monument. Courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(39)- "On this 11 day of August A.D. 1890, personally appeared before me, a Clerk Circuit Court in and for the aforesaid County, duly authorized to administer oaths, Wm. R. Godsey, age 58 years, a resident of Ark in the County of Winston and State of Alabama, well known to me to be reputable and entitled to credit, and who, being duly sworn, declares in relation to aforesaid case as follows: that he was an acting Justice of the Peace of Winston County in the year 1867 and married Samuel M. Mitchell to Catherine Cagle on or about the 15th day of September 1867 at Samuel Spain's in said county and that there was no lawful bearer to said marriage. His Post Office address is Ark Winston Co. Ala. He further declares that he has no interest in said case and is not concerned in its prosecution." From the pension records of Samuel/Catherine Mitchell; courtesy of Dana Womack.

*(40)- Gadsden Times, April 13, 1877; courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(41)- Gadsden Times, July 13, 1877; courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(42)- Gadsden Times, January 18, 1878; courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(43)- Gadsden Times, December 20, 1878; courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(44)- Gadsden Times, February 7, 1879; courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(45)- Gadsden Times, March 19, 1880; courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(46)- Gadsden Times, June 17, 1881; courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(47)- Gadsden Times, March 30, 1883; courtesy of Robin Sterling.

*(48)- James D. Smith's Civil War Pension Record. They were married by F.M. Taylor, Probate Judge of Winston County; courtesy of Joann Holdbrooks.

*(49)- Marriage taken from the June 2007 issue of the "Trail Tracker" newsletter. A hand written note by Dr. Howell himself was received from Linda Cleere Ochery. The Winston Herald, 12/31/1948 issue, confirms the date.

*(50)- Marriage taken from the January 16, 1949 issue of The Haleyville Journal. The bride's name was not stated, but it did say she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Cagle.

*(51)- Marriage taken from the February 20, 1947 issue of The Haleyville Advertiser. The bride's name was not stated, but it did say she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Manasco. They were married by Rev. Thomas M. Martin.

*(52)- From Robin Sterling, "Lewis E. Painter married Sarah Peake on 29 Mar 1881, Winston County, his third marriage. Lewis was son of Martin and Elizabeth Frederick Painter. He died in 1904 and was buried in the Fairview Church Cemetery. Source: Lottie Painter Hudson in The Heritage of Blount County, 1999, Page 341."

*(53)- From the familysearch.org LDS site. From Robin Sterling: "Calvert was born 26 Apr 1834 in Walker County. He was a Private in Company H of the 32nd Alabama Infantry, CSA. He died 15 May 1876 and was originally buried in the old Calvert Cemetery. The cemetery was moved to allow for the backwaters of Smith Lake. Thomas Calvert's remains, along with all the others buried in Old Calvert, were removed to nearby Bowman's Chapel Cemetery (in Cullman County). Hannah was born 26 Jan 1836 and died 23 Apr 1906. She was buried in the Brushy Creek Cemetery. The Old Calvert Cemetery and Brushy Creek Cemetery were in Winston County before 1877."

*(54)- From the familysearch.org LDS site. From Robin Sterling: "I suspect another family record was the original source. Day was a Confederate with Lewis Battalion Alabama Cavalry before he apparently deserted and joined the First Alabama Cavalry. He and Sarah are buried in the Bethlehem UMC Cemetery near Good Hope in Cullman County, which was in Winston in 1868."

*(55)- From the familysearch.org LDS site. From Robin Sterling: "Monuments in the Kinney Grove Cemetery on the banks of Smith Lake recorded Tilman Powell was born 8 Mar 1836 and died 4 Jul 1908; Martha J. Powell was born 18 Jan 1842 and died 4 Mar 1904. The Kinney Grove Cemetery was in Winston County before 1877."

*(56)- From the familysearch.org LDS site. Submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(57)- From Todd’s “First Alabama Cavalry, USA” (page 275) William Kilpatric married Hannah Blevins [on or about] 18 Dec 1858. William was a Private in Company I of the First Alabama Cavalry, USA. He died in Kentucky on 15 Apr 1863. Todd indicated the information came from Hannah’s Union Army widow’s pension application. Hannah Blevins Kilpatric was born 1828 and died 1898. She was buried in the Old Bethel Cemetery below Arley. Submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(58)- From the LDS web site; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(59)- Submitted by Joann Holdbrooks.

*(60)- Submitted by Joann Holdbrooks.

*(61)- From the Winston Herald, 5/25/1894; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(62)- From the Winston Herald, 4/10/1896; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(63)- From the Winston Herald, 5/29/1896; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(64)- From the Winston Herald, 9/11/1896; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(65)- From the Winston Herald, 11/12/1897; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(66)- From the Winston Herald, 2/11/1898; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(67)- From the Winston Herald, 4/27/1900; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(68)- From the Winston Herald, 5/25/1900; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(69)- From the Observer, 6/6/1895; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(70)- Family file located at the Winston County Archives and Advertiser, January 10, 1961.

*(71)- Advertiser Journal, April 29, 1937: Couple married 65 years. Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Poe, Nauvoo, both natives of Winston County, spent most of their lives here. Mrs. Poe, 78, was formerly Miss Gertrude Mullen. He is 85, and they were married on April 13, 1872.

*(72)- From the Advertiser-Journal, July 11, 1940.

*(73)- From the Winston Herald, August 14, 1896.

*(74)- From the Mountain Eagle, August 25, 1886. Mr. J.T. Johnson, one of our rising young men left a few days ago on a happy mission to double Springs, Winston County. On Sunday morning, as we are told, at 11 o'clock, he led Miss Maggie Atkins, daughter of the Probate Judge elect, to the altar, where they were united in the holy bonds of matrimony. The attendants were Mr. M.J. Parker with Miss Nannie Johnson, sister of the groom, and Mr. John Roquemore with Miss Mollie Newman. Everything passed off quietly and pleasantly much to the gratification of the large crowd present. The happy couple left Monday morning for Jasper, their future home. The Eagle extends a hearty welcome with congratulations and best wishes.

*(75)- From the Haleyville Advertiser, January 27, 1949; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(76)- From the Haleyville Advertiser, July 28, 1949; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(77)- From family history files; submitted by Dianne Miller.

*(78)- From family history files; submitted by Dianne Miller.

*(79)- From family history files; submitted by Dianne Miller.

*(80)- From family history files; submitted by Dianne Miller.

*(81)- From family history files; submitted by Dianne Miller.

*(82)- From family history files; submitted by Dianne Miller.

*(83)- From family history files; submitted by Dianne Miller.

*(84)- From family history files; submitted by Dianne Miller.

*(85)- From Southern Claims Commission file for Ephraim Cagle; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(86)- From Ancestry and 1921 Cullman County Confederate Census; submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(87)- From Robin Sterling: "Source: Her Confederate widow's pension application. After Mack Griffith died, Margaret second married Henry B. Shelton. Henry B. Shelton was born 17 Feb 1844 and died 14 Feb 1917. Margaret Malinda Shelton was born 5 Jun 1845 and died 31 Jun 1929. (In her pension application she reported she was born in Morgan County on 18 Jul 1844). They were buried in the Shelton Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Cullman County.

*(88)- Civil War pension records; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(89)- Civil War pension records; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(90)- Civil War pension records; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(91)- Civil War pension records; submitted by Treva Hood. The date of November 13, 1866 was according to the widow's pension. Osiah's pension record says they were married about the 12th of September 1884, though it also lists a child born August 24, 1886.

*(92)- Winston Herald, February 14, 1941 and Winston County Heritage Book; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(93)- Fold 3 Civil War widow pension records; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(94)- Fold 3 Civil War widow pension records; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(95)- Fold 3 Civil War widow pension records; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(96)- Fold 3 Civil War widow pension records; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(97)- Fold 3 Civil War widow pension records; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(98)- By authority of his pension application file as reported in "Unionists in the Heart of Dixie, Volume I: Surnames A - G" by Glenda McWhirter Todd (Heritage Books, 2012, page 94); submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(99)- From the Haleyville Advertiser, January 5, 1950; submitted by Treva Hood.

*(100)- From the Moulton Advertiser, July 9, 1869. "Married—On the 13th of June, ult., at the residence of the bride’s father, in Winston County, Mr. T.B. NeSmith, Esq., of Pikeville, to Miss Minnie McLane, of Winston County." Submitted by Robin Sterling.

*(101)- From the Moulton Advertiser, October 13, 1881. "W.R. Smith, who is connected with the Winston Herald, was recently married to a Miss Smith in that county, and after a big dinner, they started off on a honeymoon tour." Submitted by Robin Sterling.
























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