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Marion Co. Books  

Please Note:  The items below are listed for the convenience of Marion County researchers and the county coordinators make no guarantees or representations about the materials, nor do they have any financial interest in any of them.

    by Sharon Morrow Tomback

    5 Troy Lane, Bedford, New York 10506

     The Morrow family came to Marion County, Alabama before 1830 from South Carolina via Dallas County, Alabama.  Some moved on to Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas.  The Morrows of Marion County, Alabama founded a church and operated a sawmill, cotton gin, general store and post office.  They called their homestead Elmira.

     The book identifies hundreds of descendants of David Morrow, born 1762 near Baltimore, Maryland, and his wife Margaret Kelso, born in County Antrim, Ireland.  Numerous family trees are included.  Over 80 photographs dating back to the turn of the century are included.

    Census records, land records, marriage records, and reference maps are included.  Records relating to Morrows dating from the 1600s are grouped by year, location and event in easy-to-read column formats.

    Families for whom more than twelve listings occur in the book include:  Akers, Armstrong, Ballard, Brown, Burlason (Burleson, Burlison), Cantrell, Carr, Caudle, Clay, Cooley, Crowe, Davis, Donham, Dunham, Dunn, Estes, Franks, Gann, Glas(s)cock, Glasgow, Green, Hall, Howel(l), Johnson, Jones, Kelso (Kelsey), King, Lee, Loden, Markham (Marcam, Marcum, Markam), Marr, Mays, Miller, Mills, Mitchell, Moore, Morrow, Moses, Nelson, Owen(s), Pearce, Pollard, Pope, Raburn, Robinson, Sanders, Simpson, Sims, Smith, Stanford, Taylor, Templeton, Terrell, Thompson, Walker, Weatherly, White, Wiley (Wylie, Wyly), Williams, Wilson, Woods.

     The 632-page book is offered at $35 plus shipping costs.   Available from Sharon Tomback, 5 Troy Lane, Bedford, New York 10506 or email

  • The Burleson Family by William Gene Burleson, copyright 1988, now in the Eighth Edition June 2001.  This book explores the Burleson descendents in Marion Co., AL and surrounding areas, with a strong focus onthe descendents of Christopher Columbus Burleson and Polly Ann May as well as details about the descendents of William Carol Burleson and Martha
    Elizabeth Wilson, parents of Christopher Columbus Burleson.  Also included
    are charts showing the descendents of other Burleson related to this family.
    Photographs/photocopies include family members, cemeteries, wills and land
    records, maps, the Civil War papers of William Carol Burleson and a brief
    history of Marion County.  Cost is $35 (postage included) prepaid.  Contact
    Bill Burleson/147 Lewis Tate Road, Meridianville, Alabama 35759 (Submitted by Judy Myrick Miller 4/22/03)
  • SK Publishing- Marion County Census Books for sale 1850 Census & 1850 Map of Alabama-County Boundaries
  • Marion County, Alabama Marriages 1887-1895.  Compiled by Rebecca Adkins, Mary Jim Black and Barbara Bussey.  Bride and groom cross reference, 65 pages.  $8.00 postpaid.  Order from Marion County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 360, Winfield, Alabama  35594.
  • First Land Settlers in Marion County, Alabama 1820-1850.  Compiled by the late James C. Lawler.  The book consists of 28 pages with over 400 names of early settlers and the date they bought land in the county.  Gives township, range and section numbers for location in the county.  Also the certificate number for securing a copy of the land patent.  Contains maps of the state as the counties were formed.  Indexed.  $6.00 postpaid.  Order from Johnny M. Lawler, P. O. Box 1506, Hamilton, AL  35570.
  • 1850-1860 Land Settlers of Marion County, Alabama.  Same as above with around 1100 names and contains 45 pages.  INdexed.  $9.00 postpaid.  Order from Johnny M. Lawler, P. O. Box 1506, Hamilton, AL  35570.
  • 1850 Marion County, Alabama Census.  Compiled by the late James C. Lawler.  $15.00 postpaid.  Order from Johnny M. Lawler, P. O. Box 1506, Hamilton, AL  35570.
  • Marion County, Alabama Civil War Veterans Confederate and Union.  Over 1200 veterans' names are listed!  A brief service record is given for many of the veterans.  Wives' names and place of birth and death for both veteran and wife are included when known.  The 1907 Census of Confederate soldiers residing in Marion and Lamar Counties and part of the 1907 Census from Fayette County are included, along with reunions, muster rolls, some company rosters, and many pension lists.  Names of veterans and wives are fully indexed in this 250 page, hardcover edition.  Order from:  Dorothy S. Stalcup, 5410 Laurie Lane, Memphis, TN  38120 $45.00 or purchase at Winfield Public Library, Winfield, AL.
  • The Descendants of Dr. Timothy Stidham.  7 Generations of Stiddem-Stidham-Steadham-Steddom-Stiddom-Stiddum-Stidam, etc.  This long awaited book is revised and updated covering 8 generations from England to the late 1800's in America.  This book includes about 580 pages, numerous photos, maps, documents, data of the American Revolution, War between the states, the early history of the Delaware Valley, The Trail of Tears, to the settler's western movement.  $50.00 (postage prepaid).  Order from:  Jack Stidham, 402 Lee Drive; Morristown, TN  37814 (423) 586-6557.

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