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Pike County, Alabama 1855-1861, Newspaper Abstracts from. ( Vol. #1 )


By: Susie K. Senn, Pub. 1999, 314 pages, Hard Cover, Index, ISBN #0-89308-424-7.

Pike County was created in the 1821 from Henry County, Alabama. It is surrounded by the present day counties of: Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Crenshaw, Dale, and Montgomery counties.  Due to the many counties carved out of Pike County, (Bullock, Barbour, & Crenshaw Counties), this book will be extremely helpful for researchers looking for individuals in this southeastern portion of the state.  These newspaper abstracts were taken from the Independent American, a newspaper published in the town of Troy. Within this book, information will be found on deaths, marriages, administrative notices, murders, trials, hangings, and many, many other items of genealogical interest.