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A historical marker on the Black Warrior River near the Hugh Thomas Bridge reads:

Captain Benjamin F. Eddins

Born in South Carolina in 1813, Benjamin Farrar Eddins raised and led a company of volunteers that served in the 41st Alabama Infantry…

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A historic marker erected on the banks of the Black Warrior River near the Hugh Thomas Bridge in Tuscaloosa reads:

Born a slave in South Carolina in 1807, Horace King became a master bridge builder while working with John Godwin. With the aid of…

According to U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962, Pfc. Doyle H. Spann died on March 2, 1945, while serving with the United States Army in Europe. Pfc. Spann was the son of Harvey and Ida Spann. A photo of Pfc. Spann's grave can…

According to U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, Pfc. George Horton died on July 27, 1945, while serving with the 365th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division, 98th Infantry. Pfc. Horton was the son of Mrs. Pearl Horton…

According to U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, Pvt. Simon E. Fredd died on July 22, 1942 while serving with the 90th Coast Artillery. Pvt. Fredd was the son of Mr. Will Fredd of Hale County.

Maj. Zane M. Hoit was killed on September 9, 1950, when his aircraft exploded over South Korea. According to 1930 United States Federal Census,  Maj. Hoit was the son of Mr. Isaiah D. Hoit of Sumter County, and U.S. National Cemetery Interment…

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The gravestone for Minerva D. Betts is in the Jemison Cemetery in Northport. It reads: Minerva D, wife of W.S. Betts, Born August 31, 1838, Died July 5, 1886.

Additional information can be found at www.findagrave.com

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The gravestone in memory of William Jemison is located in the Jemison Cemetery in Northport.

It reads:

In memory of William Jemison, erected by his children for whom rather than for himself he lived. His mental and moral qualities were strongly…

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This marker is located in the Jemison Cemetery in Northport.

It reads:

In memory of Sarah Jemison erected by her children. Her many amiable virtues endeared her to all who know her. She was courteous and frank to her friends, obedient and true…

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The First Presbyterian Church of Carrollton, Alabama, was first organized in 1839. It then dissolved in 1844, was reorganized in 1853, and again in 1868. The one-room church building was erected in 1901, after the original church burned. The church…
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