Location: Franklin County AL

Biography of Robert E. Hurst

ROBERT E. HURST. A well-known and prominent citizen of Baxter County, Arkansas, is he whose name heads this sketch. He was born in Franklin County, Ala., December 13, 1845. a son of William R. and Annie (Devaney) Hurst, natives of Burke County, Ga., and Franklin County, Ala., respectively. When a boy William R. Hurst was taken to Alabama by his parents, grew up in Franklin County and there made his home until about 1876, when he came to Baxter County, Arkansas, and located near Lone Rock, where he still resides. He has always been an extensive farmer and is the

Biography of James H. Jones

JAMES H. JONES. James H. Jones, sheriff of Oregon County, Missouri, is worthy and well qualified in every respect for the responsible position he fills, and being a whole-souled, generous man, is deservedly popular with the public in general. One of the most gratifying features of government in the United States is the efficiency and integrity of those who are called upon to hold office. The subject of our sketch is one who reflects the greatest possible credit on those who supported him for the office of sheriff of Oregon County, for he fills that position with an earnestness of

Biography of Maj. Matthew George Norman

Beginning life with a clear head, true heart and high purpose, Maj. Matthew George Norman pressed on past the ranks of adversity and became what he is today-one of the most prominent and honored of Oregon County’s citizens. As a representative man of the county he is looked upon as one of the best type. Maj. Norman was born near Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee, February 27, 1830, and was the seventh of eight children born to John and Elizabeth (Colquit) Norman, natives, respectively, of North Carolina and Georgia. The parents were probably married in Tennessee, and she died in Alabama

Biography of Isaac Preston Looney

ISAAC PRESTON LOONEY. The subject of this biographical notice is an honorable and progressive farmer, and as such no name in the memorial department of this work is more worthy of mention. He was born in Roane County, Tennessee, in 1831, a son of John and Lucinda (Edrington) Looney, both of whom were natives of east Tennessee. The father was a carpenter and farmer by occupation, and when the subject of this sketch was a child removed with his family to Franklin County, Ala., and there made his home until 1853. They next located in Smith County, Tex., where both

Franklin County, Alabama Census Records

  1820 Franklin County, Alabama Census Hosted at Tracking Your Roots 1820 Franklin Co., AL State Census 1830 Franklin County, Alabama Census Free 1830 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1830 Franklin County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Clark’s Deep South Genealogy 1830 Census Images Hosted at Census Guide 1830 U.S. Census Guide 1840 Franklin County, Alabama Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1840 Franklin County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at

Franklin County, Alabama Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Hosted at Franklin County, USGenWeb Archives Project Aycock Family Cemetery, Franklin, Alabama Berry Cemetery Aka Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Franklin, Alabama Blackburn Cemetery, Franklin, Alabama Bolton Cemetery, Franklin, Alabama Bonds Cemetery, Franklin, Alabama Burgess Cemetery, Franklin, Alabama Burnout Cemetery, Franklin, Alabama Cedar Creek Cemetery, Franklin, Alabama Crooked Oak Cemetery, A Partial Listing, Franklin, Alabama Dempsey Cemetery, Franklin, Alabama Gravel Hill Cemetery, Franklin, Alabama Gravel Springs Cemetery Greenhill-Ezzell Cemetery, Franklin, Alabama Holly Springs Cemetery,