Marengo County (Ala.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/n81020374
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Allen Family papers
Overview The business and personal papers of John G. Allen (1810- 1891) and his son Charles Edward (1860-1943), planters of Marengo County, Alabama, including Civil War letters, tenant farmer contracts, mortgages and indentures, bills and receipts, personal letters, insurance policies, and miscellaneous items relating to the family.
Askew family papers
Overview Biographical sketch, ledger, diaries, church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books from this Dayton, Alabama, family.
Bogy and Smith Families genealogy
Abstract A miscellany of materials related to the Bogy and Smith families. The former were French immigrants of the early nineteenth century who appear to have settled, variously, in the Vine and Olive Colony of Alabama (Demopolis), around Arkansas Post, and around New Madrid, Missouri, while the latter were the families of Steven and Mary Jane Pitt Smith of Green and Choctaw Counties, Alabama, and Ivy Furman Smith and Mary Jane Morrison Smith of Green and Marengo Counties, Alabama.
Overview Materials relating principally to the community of Dayton in Marengo County, Alabama. It includes land grants, the Dayton city code, town council minutes, and some family records.
Dates: circa 1837?
Dayton Female Institute announcement
Abstract An 1867 announcement containing information for students of this Dayton, Alabama girls school overseen by the Rev. J.F. Tarrant and his wife.
Demopolis, Alabama, bonds
Overview Bonds for the "sixteen-hundred and eightieth part" interest in the Company of the town of Demopolis, Alabama, in 1819.
Dates: 1819 April 21
Early Alabama Land Grants and Applications for Purchase
Overview Applications for grants and for the purchase of land, mainly in Marengo and Washington counties in Alabama. There are also a few other legal documents pertaining to disputed applications.
Dates: 1812 - 1846
City of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, correspondence
Overview Letters created and received by the city of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, mainly relating to routine matters in this small town, including city maintenance concerns.
Virginia Oden Foscue Alabama place-name essay collection
Overview Twenty-four essays (including one doctoral dissertation and three master’s theses) on Alabama place-names written by students of Virginia O. Foscue, who was a Professor of English at the University of Alabama from 1963 to 1993.
Harris family papers
Overview Includes typewritten copies of letters written between James William and Robert Harris, both serving in the Confederate States Army, and their family in Marengo County, Alabama.
Joel Jones Papers
Abstract Copies of newspaper articles written by Jones, most of them on historical or social topics.
Dates: 1939 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1946
John Cocke Papers
Overview Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
John Witherspoon DuBose papers
Overview Contains newspaper serialization of John Witherspoon DuBose's Chronicles of the Canebreak, as well as photographs, correspondence, biographical sketches and newspaper clippings related to this Alabama historian.
Dates: 1893 - 1918
Lena E. Lockhart papers
Overview Autobiographical sketch, inspirational materials, the papers "Woman's Part in Making Alabama History - the Past" presented to the Thomaston, Marengo County, Alabama Study Club, which focuses on female educators, and "History of The Thomaston Parent-Teacher Association", as well as a history of Thomaston, Alabama, by Alma Jean Compton, and materials relating to teaching.
Marengo County, Alabama Circuit Court docket
Overview Contains materials on court cases in Marengo County, Alabama, from 1844-1848.
Marengo County, Alabama Court records
Overview Contains court records for Marengo County, Alabama, from 1818-1966
Marengo County, Alabama, Families Collection
Abstract Material about families dwelling in Marengo County, Alabama including Jewish families, cemetery surveys, and miscellaneous family records. Copied from material in the Demopolis Public Library.
Dates: 1940 - 1991
Old Spring Hill Methodist Church Records
Abstract Church register of this Marengo County, Alabama, Methodist church, which records names of members received before 1917, baptisms, and deaths.
Dates: 1911 - 1973
George and James Skinner papers
Overview Material concerning the business and plantation activities of George (1812-1879) and James Skinner (1801-1883) of Marengo County.
Union Baptist Church records
Overview A ledger containing membership lists, lists of pastors, and minutes of deacons' meetings of this Baptist church in Sweetwater, Marengo County, Alabama.This collection contains two record books of the Union Baptist Church. Both of the books end in 1874, but the first one begins in 1839 and the second one begins in 1852. They include a church history, church record book index, meeting minutes, constitution of the church, a lineage chart of Brenda Englebert, plot map of Marengo County, a church...
Union Baptist Church of Christ records
Abstract Contains membership lists (including black members), regulations, doctrine, minutes, and membership letters for this Sweetwater, Marengo County, Alabama, church.
Paul Turner Vaughn diary
Abstract Civil War diary of a soldier from Marengo County, Alabama. It contains entries describing camp life, marching, and fighting in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Georgia; including the Battles of Gettysburg, Chickamauga, and Lookout Mountain.
William A. Stickney diary
Overview Diary of Episcopal minister William A. Stickney contains entries dated from 1841-1847. The diary documents Stickney's life as a college student at LaGrange College in Franklin County, Alabama, the University of Alabama, and the General Theological Seminary in New York City. Entries provide information about Stickney's daily life, as well as descriptions of religious services he attended and led, and a description of his personal devotions.