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David's WWI draft registration card (5 June 1917) describes him as short, light blue eyes and sandy hair. It states he has a wife and two children.

On his draft registration card and the 1920 and 1930 census records, he is still listed as a farmer. He, apparently, became a minister some time after 1930. 
Craft, David Marion (I1215)
Died as an infant. 
Browning, Alice Mahala Jane (I3670)
Doc Stonecypher was killed in an automobile wreck on Montgomery Highway in Jefferson County, Alabama. 
Stonecypher, Doc (I3352)
Dr. William F. Garnett wrote in his diary which was published in Coosa Heritage October 1978 p.3:
30 January 1857 - visited Sarah Bullard this morning
31 January 1857 - rode from Bullard's house...went to Bullards
in night
1 February 1857, Sunday - came home from Bullard's house
16 February 1857 - visited Sally Bullard

John A. Bullard was born 7 February 1857. 
Hagan, Sarah A. (I831)
Eliza H. Smith buried in Shady Grove Methodist Cemetery in Chilton Co., near Sarah Ann Pattillo. 
Parrish, Eliza H. (I84)

SYLACAUGA — Funeral service for Erbie Gordon Cost, 68, of Sylacauga will be Friday, July 2, at 11 a.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home chapel in Sylacauga with Brother Harold Peters officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Sylacauga.

Mr. Cost died Wednesday, June 30, at Coosa Valley Baptist Medical Center. He was married for 47 years and attended First Church of God. He retired from Kimberly-Clark Corporation and enjoyed carpentry.

He is survived by his wife, Ramona Cost of Sylacauga; three daughters, Pam Cost, Rita Cost and Tammy (Buddy) Cost Barnett of Sylacauga; two grandsons, Chris (Shanda) Deason of Sylacauga and Patrick Barnett of Sylacauga; one great-granddaughter, Erica Deason of Sylacauga; and a host of friends and relatives.

Visitation will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jay Bulger, Hugh Dowdy, Doug Dowdy, Dexter Dowdy, Tim Hurt and Sherrod Mitcham.

Radney-Smith Funeral Home will direct the service. 
Cost, Erbie Gordon (I2841)
Etta Morgan Douglas stated he father, Will Morgan, was in the Spanish American War. 
Morgan, Will (I157)
February 20 2003 Daily Home



PALM COAST, Fla. — Memorial service for Claude Amon Dale, 88, will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 44 South Halifax Drive, Ormond, Fla.

Mr. Dale died Feb. 16 at his residence.

He is survived by one daughter, Sue Hughes of Palm Coast, Fla.; two brothers, Rush Dale of High Springs, Fla., and Leon Dale of Sylacauga; two sisters, Joyce Rousseau of Childersburg and Jettie Bates of Sylacauga; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 
Dale, Claude Amon (I2802)
From "Craft and Ball Families of Clarke Co., GA and Randolph Co., AL":
Marida's right hand was pulled off by machinery at a syrup mill when he was a young man. The hand is buried at Union Hill Cemetery with a marker that reads Marida Craft's hand. 
Craft, William Mirada (I465)
From "Families Remembered" taken from "The Descendents of Johannes Steinseiffer" compiled by H.S. Stonecipher:
"Johann Heinrich Steinseiffer came to America on October 2, 1753, from the Saxon district of Germany. He sailed on the ship Edinburg from Rotterdam, Netherlands, by way of Cowes, England to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (He) was married to Mary Huffman/Hoffman. Her parentage is not known at the present time. (They) had the following children:
Joseph Stonecypher - b. 1754, John Henry Stonecypher, Jr. - b. 1756, Michael Stonecypher - b. ca 1758, Peter Stonecypher - b. ca 1760, Eva Stonecypher - b. 1762, Mary Stonecypher b. ca 1764, Daniel Stonecypher - b. ca 1766. All of these children were born in Culpepper Co., VA. In 1768 Johann Heinrich Steinseiffer/Stonecypher moved his family to Wilkes Co., NC. Mary (Huffman/Hoffman) Steinseiffer died before 1782 since Johann Heinrich Steinseiffer married for a second time to Ellen/Elenor Burk. Later he married a third time to Alice Furthermore. There were no children from either of these marriages. Johann Heinrich Steinseiffer died in Wilkes Co., NC in 1816."

From "Stonecifer Family" Fayette Facts, XVII No. 3 which was taken from "The Stonecipher Tree" by Mary Underwood:
"John Henry Stonecipher, born 1725, Germany, died ca 1810, Ash Co., NC. He married 1) Ellen Dorch and she died before 1780, John m 2) Eleanor Burke 27 Aug 1781, m 3) Alcy Furthermore. Children of John Henry Stonecipher and Ellen Dorth (Dortch): Joseph Stonecipher b. 1754, Culpeper Co., VA; Eve Stonecipher b. 1758, VA; John Stonecipher b. 1755 VA; Daniel Stonecipher, b 1760; Michael Stonecipher, b. 1762. Children of John Henry Stonecipher and Eleanor Burke: Peter Stonecipher, b. 1782; Mary Stonecipher, b. 1784."

My notes: Notice differences of first wives. In 1790 a John Stonecypher did marry a Mary Huffman in Culpepper Co., VA. This could have been picked up as John Henry Stonecypher's marriage in the "Families Remembered" but she clearly couldn't be the mother of those children and probably not this John's wife. Also notice that "Families Remembered" listed all children to be by first wife and notice the different birth dates. I have no proof of either, yet. "The History of Franklin Co., Ga shows Peter and Mary to be by second wife. John Henry Stonecypher's will was probated in Wilkes Co., NC in 1818. 
Steinseiffer, Johann Heinrich Richbaugh (I267)
From "Families Remembered" which was copied from "The Descendents of Johannes Steinseiffer" compiled by H.S. Stonecypher:
"Johannes Steinseiffer was born in the year 1692 in Eiserfeld, Westphalia-Germany. The names of his parents are not known. Circa 1720 he was married to Elizabeth Hoffman, who was born circa 1698 in Germany. The names of her parents are unknown. Johannes Steinseiffer and Elizabeth (Hoffman) Steinseiffer's children were all born in Eiserfeld, Wesphalia-Germany.
Johannes Steinseiffer and wife, along with seven of their eight children landed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania arriving on the ship Patience on September 1, 1749. Later he and his family moved to Culpepper Co., VA where he owned 200 acres of land that was later named in his will. Johannes Steinseiffer died in 1757 and is buried in Culpepper Co., VA, in the German Reformed Church Cemetery there. His wife is thought to have died a few years later."

From "Fayette Facts" XVII No. 3, taken from "The Stonecipher Tree" by Mary Underwood:
"The family begins with Johannes Stonecipher. He was born 1695 in Eisenfeld, Germany in a home lived in for 24 consecutive generations of this family. It was built in 1255 and was torn down in 1971 to build a parsonage. Johannes, with his family left Freudenberg, Nassau-Seigen, March, 1739, sailing in the boat "Patience" from South Hampton, England. They left the port of South Hampton, May 8, 1739 and docked in the Colony Savannah of Georgia. There they made preparation for the trip overland to Virginia. Arrangements were made for wagons, horses, provisions. Weeks later they arrived in a settlement of other German Lutheran families in Culpepper County. The first German families came here in 1714 under the protection of Governor Spotsgood to work in his ore (iron) mines. Their homes were built around the mines and they became discouraged with the poor soil and their treatment in the mines. They moved to land higher up on the forks of the Rappahannock River for lands of their own. This area is now within the boundary of present day Madison Co., VA. They founded a Lutheran Church where the Robinson River joined the White Oak River. It was to this section John Stonecipher brought his family in 1738.
They farmed the land, producing their own food, made themselves self-sustaining within their own community. The Church was the center of their activities. They kept well to themselves in Virginia as they were to do later in North Carolina. As a rule, they traded and married within their own settlement. They used few, if any slaves; they helped one another. After the Revolutionary War, bringing freedom from the English, they began to appear in court records. Their church had attended to marriage and settlement of disagreements.
Sixteen years after he came to this new home, John Stonecipher was dead. He has prospered, owned over 200 acres of land, which he had cleared. His Will was dated 2 April 1754, Culpepper County, VA, Parish of Brumfield in which he named his heirs as, Beloved wife, Elizabeth Stinsyfer, sons, John the Elder, Henricus, John the Younger, Henry and 2 daughters. The inventory of his estate was dated July 21 1757."

My notes: Notice the different dates and port of arrival. According to "Pennsylvania German Pioneers - A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Pennsylvania from 1727 - 1808" by Ralph Strossburger and "A Collection of Upwards of 30,000 Names of Germans, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727 - 1776 ..." by Daniel Rupp Israel, Johannes Steinseiffer arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1749.

From World Family Tree Vol. 2, #4016:
John Stinesyfer born 1695 in Eisenfield, Germany 
Steinseiffer, Johannes (I672)
From "Families Remembered":
"(Charlie Edgar) Stonecypher was a farmer by occupation. Sometime after the birth of all of his children he moved his family to near Rochelle, Georgia (Wilcox County). In later years he moved to Eastman, Georgia. He was a deeply religious man and he and his wife were members of the Baptist faith." 
Stonecypher, Charlie Edgar (I699)
From "Families Remembered":
"The following was related to the author by Mrs. Minnie Stonecypher Smith: `Epp Morris Stonecypher went to Texas, but before going he had asked Lucinda Reese to marry him. Lucinda Reese said she would and waited for him to come back from Texas. She waited five years until he returned. Epp Morris Stonecypher came back for Lucinda Reese, married her on December 2, 1886 and went back to Texas with her the next day. Four of their children were born in Texas. About 1895 Epp Morris Stonecypher brought his family back to Georgia. His wife had to prepare food for the trip on the train that would last several days. After they had left on the train the conductor told the children he would punch a hole in their ears with his ticket taker if they didn't behave. The train trip lasted several days before the family reached Atlanta, Georgia, their destination.'
Once back in Georgia the family settled near Suwanee, in Gwinnett County. Three more children were born to the couple.
The Stonecypher's were Baptist by faith and a stained glass window is dedicated to them in the First Baptist Church of Suwanee, Georgia.

The same book gives Epp Stonecypher's death date as 4 September 1950. 
Stonecypher, Epp Morris (I687)
From "Franklin County's Historic Families" copied from "The Weekly Tribune" of 24 Jan 1890:
"James Stonecypher, the youngest son of John Stonecypher, married a daughter of Daniel Camp, and when quite a young woman she was drowned in Tugaloo River in attempting to ford it on horseback. Afterwards he married Patsy Morris, a sister of.....Thomas Morris, and settled.....Rev. Thomas J. Stonecypher.....of this county is one of his sons. When James settled in Rabun County, his father had a road cut from his home to the house of his son in Rabun County, and even now we sometimes hear of the Stonecypher Road."

From "Families Remembered" taken from "The Descendents of Johannes Steinseiffer" compiled by H.S. Stonecypher:
"On April 2, 1818 James and Martha Ruth started from near Eastonaellee, Georgia on horseback, each carrying one of the twin boys on their respective horses. James had Joseph while Martha Ruth had John, as they attempted to cross the Tugaloo River to visit Martha Ruth's parents in South Carolina. This crossing is known as Clevelands Ford. Martha Ruth Stonecypher and her son John were swept off her horse in the river and drowned before James could safely put Joseph on the river bank and go back to assist his wife and son.
James Thomas Stonecypher was quite a wealthy man according to the standards of his day. Records indicate that he owned at least ten thousand acres of land along the Moccasin Creek Valley (now Lake Burton) in Rabun County, Georgia where his home was located. Other records show that he owned numerous slaves. James Thomas Stonecypher died on May 23, 1854. He willed his entire estate to his wife, Patsy. James had sold most of his estate and all of his slaves prior to his death. Patsy Stonecypher died on May 7, 1876. At her death the rest of the estate was sold by the heirs to their brother, William Stonecypher, for $150.00 for each heir's share. James and Patsy Stonecypher are buried in Rabun County, Georgia."

From "Sketches of Rabun County History":
"All of the best land lots that were acquired by the first settlers in the Talllulah district are now under the water of the Burton Lake of the Georgia Power Company. By going to the records we find that, although this district was furthest back and more isolated than the others, there were three enterprising men who had seen something that caused them to go back there in the same years that the Millers, Cannons and Becks were establishing themselves in the more accessible locations. These three men were Tillman Powell, Edley Powell and James Stonecypher. They were no ordinary men. They were the kind that dreamed of great things and had visions. What they saw here was a fine body of bottom land which lay in the heart of the district on the Talllulah River and where Dick's Creek, Wild Cat, and Moccasin flow into it on the west side and where Timpson Creek comes in from the east side. Here next to the area in the Tennessee Valley lay the largest body of level and fertile land in the county.
These three men were for some time the only settlers on the west side of the Tallulah River. ..........
On September 10, 1824, James Stonecypher bought from John Stonecypher of Franklin county part of lot 105 on Wild Cat Creek, the area being 240 acres, for the sum of $1000. James Stonecypher was at that time living in Franklin County. It is not clear just how he was related to John Stonecypher. He was one of the few first settlers that came in to Rabun County from a county within the state. He was also the only man among the first settlers to build a road to get into the county and to the lot of land which he had purchased. This road started at some point in the upper part of Habersham County and was built to the purchase above referred to on Wild Cat Creek. It has always been called the Stonecypher Road and remains today a monument to the constructive energy of this outstanding man.
............All of the lots in this district contained 490 acres. When it is remembered that it takes only 640 acres to make a square mile of land, it can be seen how large an area these three men were getting together. In later years when the law was changed to allow a citizen to take up as many lots of wild land as he wanted, James Stonecypher became the owner of no fewer than seventeen lots. Most of these were back in the mountains so situated that there was no market for them and they cost him only about enough to pay the taxes and get the deeds recorded. As shown by the inventory of his estate at his death his entire holdings were more than eight thousand acres. The lands owned by Tillman Powell were in the upper part of the valley, while those of Edley Powell were in the central part, and those of James Stonecypher occupied a larger territory south of the others."

From "Sketches of Rabun County History" by Andrew Jackson Ritchie 1819 - 1944:
"There is no more well known or truer story of a man who had to make his own road, as many others did, that that of James Stonecypher. He was one of the first three settlers in the west side of the old Tallulah Dist. In 1824 he acquired from his father then living in Franklin Co. at the price of $1000 a lot of land on Wild Cat Creek. But there was no road, and from a point in what is now Habersham Co. he had to cut a road to get to it. A section of it in Habersham Co. is still in use and is known as the Stonecypher Road to this day."

There is some confusion as to the children of James Thomas Stonecypher and Patsy Morris. "Families Remembered" gives the following as children:
James Benjamin, William, John V., Marion, Thomas J., James Thomas, Jr., Franklin, Sarah, Nancy, and Susannah. The James Stonecypher bible record which was found, I think, in the "History of Franklin Co., Georgia" gives James F., Benjamin, Sarah, and William. "The History of Franklin Co., Georgia" lists children as James Jr., Frank, William, Marion, and Thomas (Rev. Thomas J.).
Stonecypher, James Thomas (I250)
From "Franklin county's Historic Families" copied from "The Weekly Tribune" of 24 Jan 1890:
"Phoebe, the youngest (daughter), married Daniel Mosely and was the mother of James A., John C., and Samuel H. Mosely, all well known to our readers. Mrs. Mosely was an unusually quiet, placid, kindhearted woman. It has been often said and its truth is not doubted that she was never heard to say an ill word of any human being. 
Stonecypher, Phoebe (I263)
From "Hortons in America"
"(Simon Grover Horton) graduated at Yale College in 1731; was bred a Congregationalist, but he was installed pastor of the Presbyterian Church, in Connecticut Farms, L.I., between September 1734 and September 1735. In 1746 he accepted a call to Newtown, L.I. where he labored until 1772, when he resigned and remained in retirement till his decease, 8 May 1786, at the residence of his son-in-law, Judge Benjamin Coe. He was a man of unquestioned purity, and always sustained a good character and standing. He was of middle size and solemn deportment."---Hatfield's History of Elizabeth, NJ
"He was a refugee during the Revolutionary War, with his son-in-law, at Warwick, Orange Co., NY. They returned to Newtown, L.I., in the fall of 1783, and there he died, as stated above. He was a zealous and active Whig, and early espoused the cause of the colonies against the mother country." 
Horton, Simon Grover (I2403)
From "Hortons of America":
"Henry Claiborne Horton enlisted in the Confederate Army 1861 in the 'Shelby Greys' of Memphis, Tennessee who gave a good account of themselves during the war. They were in 18 pitched battles and were under fire every day during the advance of Sherman from Chattanooga to Atlanta. At Nashville he was wounded and captured, and suffered imprisonment. After his exchange he engaged in farming and stock raising on his plantation on the Alabama River. He was fond of country life, scrupulously honest in all his dealings, living to a good old age." 
Horton, Henry Claiborne (I2422)
From "Memoirs of Mississippi" published by Goodspeed Publishing 1891

Chapter XX p.37

"A native Georgian is C.B. Hagans, whose birth occurred in 1826; since 1858 he has been a resident of Warren County, Miss. He is now next to the eldest of five surviving members of a family of twelve children, born to Edward and Hartie (Porch) Hagans, who were also born in Georgia, the former moving to Talladega Co., Ala., at an early day, at which place he engaged in planting. He died, in 1866, at the age of eighty-two years. C.B. Hagans spent his early life in Talladega Co., and at the age of twenty-five years engaged in planting, a calling he has followed, with good results, up to the present time. Upon first coming to Warren Co., he followed the calling of an overseer for some time, but, upon the opening of the war, turned his attention to other pursuits. He rented land planted until1872, when he purchased his present property of two hundred and fifty acres, of which two hundred acres are under cultivation. He is a successful and experienced planter, and although his plantation is not as large as many others, it is tilled in such an admirable manner that it yields a larger profit than many much larger places. His property has been acquired through his own efforts, and it is acknowledged by all his acquaintances that his honesty and fair dealing is above question. He was married, in 1855, to Miss Louisa Ware, a native of Alabama, by whom he is the father of six children: J.D., R.W. (deceased), E.H., a resident of Louisiana; G.W., also a resident of that state, C.A., of Warren Co., Miss., and M.F., also of this county. Mrs. Hagans died on the 6th of February, 1891, at the age of sixty years, having been an earnest and constant member of the Methodist Episcopal church South, for many years. Mr. Hagans also belongs to that church, is a member of Bovinia lodge No. 112, of the A.F. & A.M., and is an active and public spirited citizen. His brother Sherrod resides in Alabama; D.C. is unmarried and makes his home with his brother, C.B. Hagans; Sarah, a sister, is the wife of Perry Bullard, of Mississippi, and Amortah is the wife of W. Deacon, and resides in Alabama." 
Hagan, Charles B. (I828)
From "Patillo Family Records":
Eliza Smith and Mary Smith, twins, were never married. Eliza returned to the old home near Fayetteville, North Carolina. She died there after a long active life. Mary died in Autauga Co., Alabama in 1873 and is buried in the old family burial ground near Wadsworth, Alabama. 
Smith, Eliza (I95)
From "Patillo Family Records":
W.W. Smith, son of William Smith and Elizabeth Williamson Smith, came to Alabama with his parents in 1820. He acquired considerable property, including several slaves, horses, cattle, etc. He was never married. He died in 1871 in the 67th year of his life. 
Smith, William W. (I90)
From "Randolph County, Alabama and the Confederacy" by Dianne Herren

Captain B.H. Ford's Mounted Infantry (Home Guard)

Jasper Norred, age 34, blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5'6", born in Shelby, Alabama, farmer
Norred, Jasper (I64)
From "Randolph County, Alabama and The Confederacy" by Dianne S. Herren

Captain B.H. Ford's Mounted Infantry (Home Guard)

W.P. Norred, age 45, blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5'5", born in Shelby, Alabama, farmer 
Norred, William Preston (I59)
From "Stonecipher Family" Fayette Facts, XVII No. 3, taken from "The Stonecipher Tree" by Mary Underwood:
"Henricus Stonecipher m. Katherine. They went to North Carolina in 1765-1770, lived in Surry Co., later to Wilkes Co., 1777 and Ash County, North Carolina in 1779."

Wilkes Co., NC Land Entry Book 1778-1781
27 Oct. 1778 (also same on 20 Sept. 1779)
Henerous Stonecypher E. 100 ac. waters Lewis Fork near Calloways Mtn. or Absalom Wigins claim. (Henerous Stonecypher marked out... Nicklis Angel written in-entry #481)

Wilkes Co., NC Court Min. 1778-1788
"Ord. Henericus Stonesypher be released from the forfeiture of his recognizance for which an Excuse is now issued to Rowan Co. surrender body Jesse Gullet for whom he was bonded to Larkin Cleveland in discharge of his recognizance." 1786

On a descendant chart from Lura Glass, Henericus' wife is listed as Elizabeth _____. "The Stonecipher Family" lists his wife as Katherine. I have no proof of either. The children listed comes from Lura Glass' descendant chart, also no proof. 
Steinseiffer, Henericus (I676)
From 12 Feb. 1875 issue of the Randolph Enterprise:
Tax sales --- J.G. Craft --- Property to be sold 1 Mar 1875 at public auction
Beat II, Township 18, Range 13. (Full property description can be determined by examining the copy on file in the Dept of Archives and History in Montgomery).

On 22 September 1897, Jesse G. Craft purchased 80.47 acres of land in Randolph County, Alabama at Section 35, Twp. 18S, Range 10E. 
Craft, Jesse Garrett (I461)
From a letter to Carolyn Luttrell from Myrtle Rayfield Plant:
"Of Mary Brewer, my grandmother, I only know that she came from one of the Carolinas. I think South. I know that some of the Brewers of Coosa Co. are related, maybe all, but I do not know. My grandfather too old to go to war was an active member of the Home Guard and a Brewer relative was the officer in charge."

From a letter to Carolyn Luttrell from Myrtle Rayfield Plant:
"Of Mary Brewer, my grandmother, I only know that she came from one of the Carolinas. I think South. I know that some of the Brewers of Coosa Co. are related, maybe all, but I do not know. My grandfather too old to go to war was an active member of the Home Guard and a Brewer relative was the officer in charge." 
Brewer, Mary (I815)
From a letter to Carolyn Luttrell from Myrtle Rayfield Plant:
After David was released from prison in the Civil War, he moved to Texas. 
Hagan, David C. (I824)
From an article in "Randolph County Roots", Vol. 2, #1:
"Salem Primitive Baptist Church Members"
1 August 1858 - Wesley M. Norred - Experience - Dismissed by letter
10 August 1861 
Norred, Westley Marvin (I61)
From Donna Johnson

Elijah Norred died young. 
Norred, Elijah (I2505)
From her obituary in the Daily Home 27 September 1996:
After Mrs. Rainwater moved to Sylacauga Health Care Center, the Rainwater home was purchased by the Childersburg Historic Preservation Commission for the Butler-Harris-Rainwater Museum.
Mrs. Rainwater inherited the home from her mother, the late Sophie Harris. 
Harris, Virginia Adelaide (I3117)
From his wife, Virginia's obituary in the Daily Home 27 September 1996:
Mrs. Rainwater was preceded in death by her husband, Earle A. Rainwater, who served three terms as mayor of Childersburg. He was also active in national politics, making frequent trips to Washington, D.C. 
Rainwater, Earle A. (I2890)
From Lloyd White, husband of Bettie Morris, Marzie Royal Morris' daughter:
"I have been of the impression that Talmadge was in service and died and was buried at sea during WWI. Other info, not verified, was he was bare footed when he left home and that Grandma and Grandpa (Dicen and Lon) used his insurance to purchase the farm." 
Royal, Talmage (I592)
From Randolph County, Alabama Roots, Vol. 4, #1
Roll of Captain John T. Smith's Company - The Roanoke Mitchel Invincibles

George W. Norred pvt. 
Norred, George W. (I2646)
From Roma Mitchell:
Jim Louis did not go to school but started working at a very young age. He could not read or write, but after he married Minnie she taught him to read and write and he proved to be a very good student. At the age of 14, his right hand was severely injured in a cotton gin accident. (This was caused by his brother Wyley not doing his share of the work!) His hand was treated without the use of anesthesia or pain medicine. The doctor had to use 185 stitches in his hand and arm. He was not given much chance to live. His sister Dollie Ann, acted as doctor and nurse afterwards to help his hand to heal. She changed the dressing and kept it clean. He was able to use his thumb and bend his fingers at the hand joint. 
Craft, James Louis (I468)
From The Sylacauga Advance, Thursday, 10 August 1939

"Mentioning In Mignon"
Mr. and Mrs. Dusty Maddox brought it on down from Birmingham Sunday for a day's stay with Mrs. Lou Bradford. 
Maddox, Arnold Dustin (I1101)
From the Sylacauga Advance, Thursday, 10 August 1939

"Mentioning In Mignon"
R.D. Norrid's little girl is cute as pie if you don't believe she will slip off from home just turn your back and see. 
Norred, Wayne (I1098)
from The Sylacauga News, Thursday, 1 July 1943


Little Arnold Reeves Royal, two year old son of Mr and Mrs. A.E. Royal, 1932 Ogletree St. died Saturday, June 19 as a result of drinking ant poison accidentally left within his reach. Although the members of the family learned of the accident immediately and the child was rushed to the infirmary where the doctors and nurses did everything possible they could not save his life.
Survivors are his parents, a sister Carolyn and brother Talmadge Royal. 
Royal, Arnold Reeves (I1082)
Grandma, Autry Norred, told that when Dicen died, Grandpa, Dee Norred, helped embalm her in her home. Grandma and others were in another room and said they could hear Beulah grunting during the embalming process. She may have been in a diabetic coma and not dead at all. The embalmers said it was gasses escaping the body. Maybe, maybe not. Of course, after the embalming she was certainly dead.


Talladega County, Alabama Deed Book - 1926
A.E. Jackson, as Superintendent of Banks of the State of Alabama liquidating the First State Bank of Childersburg has filed a written application in the Circuit Court of Talladega County, Alabama in Equity for authority to sell the hereinafter described real property to Mrs. D. Royal for the sum of $1350.00.............................
The following described lot commencing at a stob West of the Baptist Church about 60 feet, thence running along Oden Ferry Road west 209 feet, thence north along the road from Sylacauga to Childersburg, Alabama 128 feet, thence east 199 feet thence south 128 feet to the commencing stob this property known as the William Finn residence in the town of Childersburg, Alabama all in Section 20, Twp 20, south of Range 3 east.
12 June 1926
Recorded 24 March 1928


From "Wills not probated" Book 1, page 15:
7 February 1933
Dicen Royal lists only four of her children - J.C., Otis, Glen and Avie - as heirs receiving equal parts. No mention is made of the other children. In the will she states that she owns about 108 acres and a house and lot in the town of Childersburg. 
Hand, Dicen Sparkling (I580)
Grave marker has birth date as 22 December 1896. 
Browning, Alice Omie (I2910)
Grave marker reads:
Phyla, wife of E.D. HAND dau. of J.P. & Lettie Stonecypher Feb. 17, 1880-July
25, 1912. This fair, sweet flower in paradise shall bloom. 
Stonecypher, Phyla (I240)
Grave marker:

"In Memory Of"
Malissa V. Wife of Wm. Stonecypher; 22 Feb 1834-11 May 1894; Age 60 years
Inscribed on front but unreadable; Inscription on back " In memory of
Wm. Stonecypher 30 Aug 1826-23 Aug 1899; Age 72 yrs. Kind Father of
love thou are gone to thy rest, Forever to bask in the joys of the
Stonecypher, William (I256)
Grave marker:

"In Memory Of"
Malissa V. Wife of Wm. Stonecypher; 22 Feb 1834-11 May 1894; Age 60 years
Inscribed on front but unreadable; Inscription on back " In memory of
Wm. Stonecypher 30 Aug 1826-23 Aug 1899; Age 72 yrs. Kind Father of
love thou are gone to thy rest, Forever to bask in the joys of the
Cannon, Malissa (I657)
Harriet Sellers and her daughter, Martha, are found living with daughter and son in law, Mandy E. and Marion Vickers in 1910 in Randolph County, Alabama.
(Morrison, Randolph, Alabama; Roll: T624_31; Page: 2A)

Harriet Sellers and her daughter, Martha, are found living with daughter and son in law, Mandy E. and Marion Vickers in 1910 in Randolph County, Alabama.
(Morrison, Randolph, Alabama; Roll: T624_31; Page: 2A) 
Sellers, Harriett (I555)
Henry Horton and Lizzie Crowley never married and to the best of my knowledge never lived together. Henry raised his son Tom probably taking him when Lizzie contracted tuberculosis. 
Horton, Henry (I26)
Her tombstone says "Asleep in Jesus".
Her first? husband was a Yankee. 
???, Mary A. (I3106)
Herbert Lewis Norred has Armettia Norred's birth date as 1877 instead of 1875.
The notes written by Belle Norred Rozelle in possession of Sybell Alexander (1997) has Armettia's birth date as 12 December 1878.

Sybell Alexander remembers Mettie Rainwater as a proper, sophisticated type lady who liked to think of herself as a "lady". She always wore stylish clothes and was not one to care much for "getting her hands dirty".

Sylacauga News 9 July 1964
Mrs. Armettie N. Rainwater, age 88, expired July 1, in the Sylacauga Nursing Home. Funeral services were held July 3 in the Childersburg First Baptist church with interment in Childersburg Cemetery with Rev. Robert Perry and Rev. Lindey Martin officiating ministers. Survivors:
Children: John E. Rainwater, Mrs. Walden Boaz, Ogner Rainwater, Earl Rainwater all of Childersburg, Mrs. Hattie West of Talladega, 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, one sister. 
Norred, Armettia T. (I45)
Herbert Lewis Norred has Pat's birth date as 20 March 1930. He also spells the last name Chrestie as Christy. 
Norred, Grace (I1021)
Herbert Louis Norred had Lucinda's last name as Fields. The Randolph County Cemeteries (printed source) has her last name as Darden. 
Darden, Lucinda (I207)
States John Sellers was born 23 October 1812 and died 12 June 1902 and is buried in an unmarked grave in Sellers Cemetery. Linda Ayres added this note, but no first hand source is given for this information.
States John Sellers was born 23 October 1812 and died 12 June 1902 and is buried in an unmarked grave in Sellers Cemetery. Linda Ayres added this note, but no first hand source is given for this information. 
Sellers, John (I1341)
I have a note that Tilton Craft's death date is 19 June 1891. That information is not sourced. Until we know for sure, I'll record ca. 1891 as is on his grave marker, which is a modern day addition. 
Craft, Tilton (I1792)
I have two different birth years for Eve Stonecipher. 1758 from Fayette Facts XVII #3, Stonecipher article and 1762 from "Families Remembered".
I have no proof of either. 
Stonecypher, Eve (I271)

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