Family Genealogy Queries: Chambers, Coosa, Tallapoosa Counties, Alabama (Southern Genealogical Research)
by R. Stephen Smith
(Noon Sun Genealogy)
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The family information in this book comes from a genealogy magazine published during the 1990s, now out of print. Contents of this volume include all queries from the magazine mentioning individuals or families with a connection to Chambers, Coosa, or Tallapoosa County, Alabama. There are 126 such queries in total.
Genealogy queries such as these have long been a means for family researchers to share information. Although written by persons seeking information, the wealth of detail in them could prove valuable to you if you are working on the same line or lines. The information in this locale-focused volume may also be useful to historians working to get a more complete picture of the area's settlement and the families who lived here.
Named for Henry H. Chambers, a U.S. Senator, Chambers County, Alabama was established in 1832. Among its famous sons are Pat Garrett (born neat Cusseta, 1850), the lawman who gained fame for killing the outlaw, Billy the Kid, and Joe Lewis (born near LaFayette, 1914), heavyweight boxing champion. LaFayette is the county seat of Chambers County. Other cities and towns include Cusseta, Lanett, Valley, and Five Points.
Coosa County, Alabama was created in 1832 from parts of Montgomery and Shelby counties. It is named for the Coosa River which forms one of its borders, as well as for a town of the Creek tribe that once inhabited the area. Rockford is the county seat of Coosa County. Other cities and towns include Goodwater and Kellyton. Among notable census-designated (unincorporated) communities are Mount Olive, Stewartville, and Weogufka.
Tallapoosa County, Alabama was created in 1832 (as were Coosa and Chambers counties, above). The name is taken from the Tallapoosa River, Tallapoosa being a Creek Indian word. The county seat is at Dadeville. Besides Dadeville, cities and towns of Tallapoosa County include Alexander City, Tallassee (which is also partly in Elmore County), Camp Hill, Daviston, Goldville, Jackson's Gap, and New ...
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