LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
WORLD WAR 1 - DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS

ARNETT - AYERS

Contributed 15 Sep 1999,
by
Nancy Lovelace Gooch

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Serial # 2233 Order # 195 1-4-10-C
ARNETT, ISICK: Smithsonia, Lauderdale Co. AL; Age: 18; DOB: June 15, 1900; Negro; Native born; Farming; Nearest Relative: Mazelia Arnett; No address; Signature: X; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Black; Hair: Black; Disabled? Blank; Registrar: T. W. Kent, September 12, 1918.

Serial # 697 Order # 380 1-4-10-C
ARNETT, JOHN HENRY: W. College St.Florence,Ala, Lauderdale County; Age: 43; DOB: September 4, 1875; White; Native Born; Farmer; For Self; Place of employment or Business; W. College St. Florence,AL; Nearest Relative: Leona Arnett; Same address; Signature: Yes; Height: tall; Build: Medium; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Black; Disabled?No; Registrar: William Millikan; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 2262 Order # 370 1-4-10-C
ARNETT, TAYLOR: Smithsonia, Lauderdale Co. AL; Age: 45; DOB: March 10, 1873; Negro; Native born; Farming; Nearest Relative: Mozelia Arnett, Smithsonia, Ala; Signature: X; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Dark; Disabled? Blank; Registrar: T.W. Kent; September 12, 1918.

Card # 48 No 1261 No. 27 1-4-10-A
ARNO, CHARLES W.: Florence, Ala; Age: 26; DOB: Dec 11, 1890; Natural born; Where born? Huntsville, Ala .USA; Occupation: Lineman; Sheffield Co., Florence, Ala.; Dependents: wife & child; married; Caucasian; Military Service: none; Claim exemption? My family; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Gray; Hair: Black; Bald? No; Disabled? No; Registrar: ___Phillips; Precinct 10, Florence, Ala, June 5, 1917.

Card # 54 No 271 No 6 1-4-10-A
ARNOLD, MACK: Florence, Ala; Age: 27; DOB: June 29, 1888; Natural born citizen; Where born? Wayne, Tenn. America; Farmer; Employer: Albert Moore; Where employed: Farm; Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12, or a sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support? (specify) Yes; Married; White; Military Service: No; Do you claim exemption? Yes, dependents; Signature: Yes; Height: Small; Build: Slender; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Dark; Bald? Blank; Disabled? Blank; No registrar signature, but it has filled in Precinct 10, Florence, Al, June 5, 1917.

Card 61 No. 1188 No 357 1-4-10-A
ARNOLD, VAN W.: Pine St. Florence, Ala; Age: 30; DOB: June 10, 1886: Natural born citizen; USA; Florence, Ala, American; Occupation: Farmers Advancing; Employer: F. NV(illegible) Perry, Florence, Ala; Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12, or sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support? Mother; Married; White; Military Service: Yes; Rank: Sgt. Years: 3; Nation or State: State: Do you claim exemption? Support of mother; Signature: Yes; Height: Tall; Build: Stout; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Bald? Partially; Disabled? No. Registrar: J. T. MCPeters; Precinct 10 Box 1, Laud. Co. AL; June 5, 1917.

Card # 51 No. 391 No. 125 1-4-10-A
ASHCRAFT, CYRUS ANDREW: 305 Meridian, Florence,AL; Age: 21; DOB: June 3, 1896; Natural Born; Where born? Brundidge Ala. USA; Occupation: Student; Dependents: no; Married or Single: No; Race: Caucasian; Military Service: No; Claim Exemption? No; Signature: Yes; (letter C in red pencil on botton left front of card) Height: Short: Build: Medium; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Dark; Bald? No; Disabled? No; Registrar: H. P. Davis; Precinct: Fort McPherson, Fulton Co. GA; May 31, 1917.

Serial # 161 Order # 1974 1-4-10-C
ASHCRAFT, FLETCHER (line drawn through place for middle name); Mobile & Poplar Sts. Florence, Lauderdale Co. Ala; Age: 42; DOB: May 26, 1876; White; Native born; Occupation: Traveling Salesman; Employer: C. W. Ashcraft & Sons, Florence, Ala, Laud. Co.; Nearest Relative: Emma B. Ashcraft; Corner Mobile & Poplar St.Florence, Ala.; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Gray; Hair: Light; Disabled? No; Registrar: Mary P. Brant; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 598 Order # 2317 1-4-10-C
ASHCRAFT, GEORGE BASCOM: 302 Wood Ave.,Florence,Ala,; Age: 38; DOB: Feb 5, 1880; White; Native born; Occupation: Accountant; Employer: King Stove & Range Co. Sheffield, Colbert Co. Ala; Nearest Relative: Mrs. Alice Walters Ashcraft; Same Address; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Lt. Brown; Disabled? No; Registrar: Anne L. Huston; September 12, 1918.

Card 23 No. 632 No. 13 1-4-10-A
ASHER, BRINKLEY: RFD 2, Florence, AL, Age: 29; DOB: Oct. 9, 1888; Natural born; Where born? Woodland, Ala. USA; Farming; Employer: Simon Asher; Where employed? Woodland, Beat 13; Dependents? No; Single; Negro; Military Service: none; Claim exemption? No; (letters C A in red pencil in lower left-hand corner of card) Signature: Yes; Height: tall; Build: Stout; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Black; Bald? No; Disabled? No; Registrar: J. W. Murphy; Precinct 13, Laud. Co. Ala; June 5, 1917.

Serial # 2798 Order # 2713 1-4-10-C
ASHER, ELVIS: RFD 3, Florence,Ala, Laud.Co; Age: 43; DOB: Don't Know; Negro; Native born; Farmer; RFD 3, Florence, Laud. CO. AL; Nearest Relative: Martha Asher, Same Address; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Dark; Hair: Black; Disabled? No; Registrar: J. W. George; September 12, 1918.

Card 21 No. 1503 No. 18
ASHER, GOOD: RFD 2, Florence, AL; Age: 28; DOB: Dec 11, 1889; Natural born; Woodland, Ala, USA; Farming; Self; Woodland, Beat 13; Dependents: Wife; Married; Negro; Military Service: none; Claim exemption? No; Signature: Yes; Height: Tall; Build: Medium; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Black; Bald? No; Disabled? No; Registrar: J. W. Murphy; Precinct 13, Laud. Co. Ala; June 5. 1917.

Serial # 2790 Order # 3123 1-4-10-C
ASHER, LUKE: Smithsonia, Ala. Age: 45; DOB: March 10, 1873; Negro; Native born; Farmer; Employer: Mr. Darraugh, Smithsonia, Ala.; Nearest Relative: Patsy Asher; Smithsonia, Ala; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Slender; Eyes: Black; Hair: Black; Disabled? No; Registrar: A.K. Harrison; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 2029 Order # 1215 1-4-10-C
ASHFORD, FRED: RFD 3, Florence,Laud. Co. Ala; Age: 44; DOB: Oct. 15, 1873; Negro; Native born; Farming; Employer: M. D. Ingram; Rt 3, Florence, Laud. Co. AL; Nearest Relative: Virginia Ashford, Same Address: Signature: X; Height: Medium; Build: Stout; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Black; Disabled? No; Registrar: C. W. Barkley; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 607 Order # 1626 1-4-10-C
ATCHLEY, LAWRENCE L.: Terrace, Florence, AL; Age: 38; DOB: June 1, 1880; White; Native born; Occupation: Cotton Mill Employee; Employer: Ashcraft Cotton Mill, Terrace, Florence, Ala; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Slender; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Lt. Brown; Disabled? No; Registrar: J. W. George; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 1805 Order # 1129 1-4-10-C
ATKINSON, JAMES WALTER: Rogersville, Laud. Co. AL; Age: 37; DOB: Nov 20, 1880; White; Native born; Farmer; Employer: J.W. Pate; Rogersville, Ala. Lauderdale Co.; Nearest Relative: Hallie Atkinson; Same address; Signature: X; Height: medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Disabled? Blank; Registrar: J. D. Longshore; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 2006 Order 965 1-4-10-C
ATKINSON, JOHN FRANKLIN: Rt. 3, Florence, Laud. Co. AL; Age: 33; DOB: Jan 22, 1885; White; native born; Farming; Self; Rt. 3, Florence, AL; Nearest Relative: Lillie Atkinson; Same Address; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Black; Disabled? No; Registrar: C.W. Barkley; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 2490 Order # 1543 1-4-10-C
ATWELL, EDWARD HOUSTON: Rt 1, St. Joseph, Lawrence Co. TN; Age: 33; DOB: Sept 17, 1885; White; native born; Farming; Employer: J. A. Killen, Rt 1, St. Joseph, Tenn. Lawrence County; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Black; Hair: Black; Disabled? Blank; Registrar: Z. J. H. Liles?; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 599 Order # 658 1-4-10-C
AUSBROOKS, JAMES ASA: 434 Cedar St. Florence, Ala; Age: 38; DOB: September 4, 1880; white; native born; Occupation: Insurance Business: Employer: National Life & Accident Ins. Co. Nashville, Tennessee; Nearest Relative: Mrs. Carrie L. Ausbrooks, 434 Cedar Florence, Ala; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Bald; Disabled? No; Registrar: Anne L. Huston; September 12, 1918.

Card 7 No. 1417 No. 39 1-4-10-A
AUSTIN, ALFRED TAYLOR: Address: Waterloo, Ala; Age: 25; DOB: July 23, 1892; Natural born; Where born? Gillis Mills, Tenn. USA; Farming; For self; Where? Waterloo, Ala. Lauderdale County; Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 12, or sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support? Wife, two children, mother; Married; Caucasian; Military Service:None; Do you claim exemption? None; Signature: X: Height: Medium; Build: Slender; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Bald? No; Disabled? Rheumatism & stomach troubles; Registrar: Buck Sharp; Precinct 17, Laud. Co. Ala; June 5, 1917.

Serial # 2674 Order # 1576 1-4-10-C
AUSTIN, ALOY JOSHUA: Waterloo, Ala, Lauderdale Co; Age: 41; DOB: Nov. 28. 1877; White; Native born; Farmer; Employer: Andy Austin, Waterloo, Ala. Lauderdale Co.; Nearest Relative: Sarah Austin; Same address; Signature: X; Height: Short; Build: Medium; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Dark; Disabled? No; Registrar: J. L. Cooper; Sept 12, 1918.

Serial # 1670 Order # 487 1-4-10-C
AUSTIN, ANDERSON: Rt. 1, Killen, Laud. Co. Ala; Age: 45; DOB: Dec 15, 1873; Negro; Native born; Farming; Rt. 1 Killen, Ala; Nearest Relative: Epsy Austin; Same address; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Stout; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Black; Disabled? One hand off; Registrar: J. J. Hill; September 12, 1918.

Card # 37 No. 2087 No. 40 1-4-10-A
AUSTIN, BRYAN: RFD 1, Cloverdale, Ala; Age: 33; DOB: Nov 16, 1894; Natural born; Where born? Threet, Ala, USA; Farming; Self; Where; Threet, Ala; Have you father, mother, wife, child under 12, or sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on you for support? Father & Mother; Single; Caucasian; Military Service? None; Claim exemption? For support of Father & Mother; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Bald? Blank; Disabled? No; Registrar: C. B. Dulin; Precinct 11, Laud. Co.AL; June 5, 1917.

Card No. 6 No. 360 No 80 1-4-10-A
AUSTIN, CLARENCE: Address: Waterloo, Ala; Age: 21; DOB: April 19, 1896; natural born; Where born? Waterloo, Ala, USA; Farmer; Self; Where: Waterloo, Ala. Lauderdale Co.; Dependents? No; Single; Caucasian; Military Service? None; Claim exemption? None; (letters C A in red pencil in lower left hand corner of front of card) Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Bald? No; Disabled? No; Registrar: Buck Sharp; Precinct 17, Laud. Co. Ala. June 5, 1917.

Serial # 2668 Order # 390 1-4-10-C
AUSTIN, DANIEL FILMORE: Rt. 1, Waterloo, Lauderdale Co. Ala; Age: 40; DOB: Aug 6, 1878; White; native born; Farmer; Rt. 1, Waterloo, Ala; Nearest Relative; Cora Austin; Same address; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Disabled? No; Registrar: J. L. Cooper; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 2036 Order # 600 1-4-10-C
AUSTIN, EDWARD BLAIR: Rt. 1, Cloverdale, Lauderdale Co. Ala; Age: 43; DOB: Nov 22, 1874; White; Native born; Farming; Self; Where? Rt. 1, Cloverdale, Ala; Nearest Relative: Louisa Austin, Same Address; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build; Medium; Eyes: Gray; Hair: Brown; Registrar: R. J. Austin; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 1921 Order # 1699 1-4-10-C
AUSTIN, FAIRES SINKLER?: (this is what this appears to be, but I could be wrong); Rt. 1, Cloverdale, Laud. Co. Ala; Age: 20; DOB: Apr. 4, 1898; White; Native born; Farming; Self; Where? Rt. 1, Cloverdale, Laud.Co. Ala; Signature: Yes; Height: Short; Build: Stout; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Disabled? No; Registrar: R. J. Austin; September 12, 1918.

Card # 52 No. 1075 No. 8 1-4-10-A
AUSTIN, EDWARD: Address: Florence, Ala; Age: 25; DOB: March 28, 1892; Native born; Where born? Effingham, Illinois, America; Occupation: Electrician; Employer: Self; Where; Florence, AL; Dependents? No; Single; White; Military Service? Yes, Rank: Private; Branch: Infantry; 4 months; Nation or State: Hon. Discharge, disability; Signature: Yes; Height: Tall; Build: Slender; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Brown; Registrar: H. P. Davis; Precinct 10, Florence, Ala. June 5, 1917.

Card 41 No. 1257 No. 31 1-4-10-A
AUSTIN, ELBERT LUMUS: Cloverdale, Laud. Co. Ala; Age: 27; DOB: Nov 10, 1889; Natural born citizen; Where born? Cloverdale, Laud. Co. AL; Occupation: Insurance Solicitor; Employer: National Life & Accident Ins. Co. Birmingham, Ala; Dependents: No; Single; Caucasian; Military Service: none; Claim exemption? No; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Gray; Hair: Light; Bald? No; Disabled? No; Registrar: C. B. Lloyd, City Clerk, Birmingham, Ala.; Precinct: 11, Laud. CO. AL; May 31, 1917.

Card # 20 No. 2008 No. 9 1-4-10-A
AUSTIN, (illegible, possibly FLORD/FLOYD?) Address: RFD 2, Florence, Ala; Age: 27; DOB: __unk__unk 1890; Natural born citizen; Where born? Laud. Co. Ala. USA; Farming; Self; Where? Woodland Beat 13; Dependents? Yes, wife and one sister; Married; Negro; Military Service? None; Claim exemptions? No: Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Black; Hair: Black; Bald? No; Disabled? No; Registrar: J. M. Murphy; Precinct 13, Laud. Co. Ala. June 5, 1917.

Card # 18 No. 112 No. 75 1-4-10-A
AUSTIN, HINCKLE HENRY: RFD 2, Florence, Ala; Age: 21; DOB: November 4, 1896; Natural born citizen; Where born? Savannah, Tenn. USA; Occupation: Farming Labor; Employer: F.M. Perry; Where; Woodland, Beat 13; Dependents? Yes, wife; Married; Caucasian; Military Service? None; Claim Exemption? No; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Lt. Brown; Bald? No; Disabled? No; Registrar: J. M. Murphy; Precinct 13, Laud. Co. Ala; June 5, 1917.

Serial # 3894 Order # 2971 1-4-10-C
AUSTIN, JAMES CLOVIS: RFD 1, Cloverdale, Ala; Age: 19; DOB: Dec 14, 1898; White; Native born; Occupation: Collector; Employer: Lightning Del Co.; 42 S. Center? St; Nearest Relative: J.W. Austin; Same Address; Signature: Yes; Height: 70 ", Medium Short, Build: Slender; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Disabled? No; Registrar: Meade R. Wells; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 2045 Order # 2719 1-4-10-C
AUSTIN, JAMES ROBERT: Rt. 1, Cloverdale, Laud. Co. Ala; Age: 42; DOB: May 31, 1876; White; Native born; Farming; Self; Where? Rt. 1. Cloverdale, Ala; Signature: Yes; Height: tall; Build: Slender; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Disabled? No; Registrar: R. J. Austin; September 12, 1918.

Card # 8 No. 576 No. 53 1-4-10-A
AUSTIN, JIM: Address: Waterloo, Laud. Co. Ala; Age: 28; DOB: July 14, 1888; Natural born; Where? Walnut Grove, Tenn. USA; Farmer; Self; Waterloo, Ala, Laud. Co.; Dependents? Wife and 2 children; Married; Caucasian; Military Service: None; Claim exemption? Support of family; Signature: Yes; (letter C in red pencil in lower left corner of front of card); Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light: Bald? Slightly; Disabled? No; Registrar: Buck Sharp; Precinct 17, Laud. Co. Ala. June 5, 1917.

Card # 38 No 1262 No. 164 1-4-10-A
AUSTIN, LEE CLYDE: RFD 1, Cloverdale, Ala; Age; 21; DOB: May 26, 1896; Natural born; Cloverdale, Ala, Laud. Co; Farming; Self; Where? Cloverdale, Ala; Dependents: None; Single; Caucasian; Military Service? No; Claim exemption? Distribution of US Mail & chronic pendicitis. (Sic); Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Dark; Bald? No; Disabled? No; Registrar: C. B. Dulin, Precinct 11, Laud. Co. Ala; June 5, 1917.

Serial # 2447 Order # 1594 1-4-10-C
AUSTIN, MACK ALEX: Address: Waterloo, Laud. Co. Ala; Age: 32: DOB: Oct 1, 1885; White; Native born; Farming; Employer: Ben Lee, Waterloo, Ala; Nearest Relative: Ethel Austin (wife); Same address; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Brown; Disabled? No; Registrar: Ben Lee, September 12, 1918.

Serial # 2390 Order # 1893 1-4-10-C
AUSTIN, MARIAN OLIVER: Address: Waterloo, Laud. Co. Ala; Age: 20; DOB: Dec 1, 1898; White; Native born; Farming; Waterloo, Ala. Lauderdale Co.; Nearest Relative: Nancy Austin, (wife): Same address; Signature: X; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Disabled? No; Registrar; H. W. Wesson; September 12,1918.

Card 25 No. 408 No. 70 1-4-10-C
AUSTIN, OMER FRANKLIN: RFD 4, Florence, Laud. Co. Ala; Age: 30; DOB: Aug. 4. 1887; Natural born; Where born? Cloverdale, Alabama, USA; Farmer; Dependents: wife and three children; Married; Caucasian; Military Service: None; Claim exemption? No; Signature; X; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Light; Bald? No; Disabled? No; Registrar: S. G. Watkins, Precinct 12, and Laud. Co. Ala. June 5, 1917.

Serial No.334, then marked through Registration # 290 1-4-10-B
AUSTIN, ROY B: Route 1, Cloverdale, Ala; Age: 21; DOB: July 23, 1897; Where born? Cloverdale, Ala. USA; Native born; Fathers Birthplace; Cloverdale, Ala. USA; Employer: E.B. Austin, Cloverdale, Ala; Nearest Relative: E.B. Austin, Rt. 1, Cloverdale,Ala; the number 233-C, written in pencil in lower left hand corner of card.) Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Slender; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Brown; Disabled? No; Registrar: M. P. Brant; August 24, 1918.

Serial # 2026 Order # 806 1-4-10-C
AUSTIN, WILLIAM HARPER: RFD 2, Cloverdale, Laud. Co. Ala; Age: 44; DOB: July 28, 1874; White; Native born; Farming; Self; Where; Same address; Nearest Relative: Edith Austin; Same address; Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Stout was marked, then crossed out and medium marked; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Dark; Disabled? No; Registrar: C. W. Barkley; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 112 Order # 2569 1-4-10-C
AYER, THOMAS: Court St. Florence, Laud. Co. Ala; Age: 38; DOB: June 27, 1880; White; Native Born; Occupation: Jewelry Business; Employer: Self; Place of employment: Court St. Florence, Ala; Nearest Relative: Omega Ayer; 5 Points, Birmingham, Ala; Signature: Yes; Height: Tall; Build: Slender; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Black; Disabled? No; Registrar: E. R. Robinson; September 12, 1918.

Serial # 298 Order # 3646 1-4-10-C
AYRES, WILLIAM BRYAN: % Armour, Florence, Lauderdale Co. Ala; Age: 21; DOB: Oct.21, 1897; White; Native born; Occupation: Shipping Clerk; Employer: Armour & Co., Florence, Ala; Nearest Relative: Mr. W. P. Ayres, RFD 6, Heflin, Ala. Signature: Yes; Height: Medium; Build: Slender; Eyes: Grey; Hair: Brown; Disabled? No; Registrar: Viola L. Stewart; September 12, 1918.

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