THE PIKE COUNTY HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

TROY, ALABAMA



Pike County Historical & Genealogical Society
1305 S. Brundidge St. STE A PMB# 277
Troy, Alabama 36081
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334-372-3529
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ANNOUNCES
Publications of the Pike County, Alabama, Historical and Genealogical Society
Available for purchase.

     
For members, publications of the present year are included in the cost of dues, $25.00, due each year in
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1305 S. Brundidge St. STE A PMB #277
Troy, AL 36081




New Publications - 2012


Preservation, Planning, & Practice: Actively protecting the past for future generations.
Papers of the Pike County Historical & Genealogical Society, Troy, Alabama. . [Published as Vol. 51. Nos. 1-4.] By John Phil McLaney, Jr. Dedicated to Corley Chapman, Jr. 134 pages. Fully illustrated. Indexed. $25.00. Includes: [1] Allred House, a documented history of 1840s "I" house, the pioneer family of Major William Burt Allred, and the Allred Family Cemetery. [2] St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, a documented history of the development of the catholic church in Troy, including the building of the 1915 sanctuary and the influence of Martin Connor, local merchant, on the development of the catholic faith in Troy, Alabama. [3] Connor-Chapman House, a documented history of 1870s historic townhouse, the family that built it, and its association with the development of the Catholic Church in Troy, Alabama. [4] The Octagon House, a documented history of Clayton, Alabama's Petty - Roberts House, the only surviving antebellum octagon house in Alabama. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Includes a history of the Petty Family. (The Allred House, St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, and Connor-Chapman House were added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage by the Alabama Historical Commission in August 2011.)


Publications - 2011


Silent Witness - History In Stone: The Pike County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records: Volume 2. Part 1. History of Old Lebanon Baptist Church. [Published as Volume 50, No. 3] By The Old Lebanon Baptist Church History Committee: Joyce Law, Janice Lucas, & Charles Nunnelee. Photographer - Dawn Key. Resource members - Alice Green, Helen Law, Ruth Seal, & Mae Green Williams. 155 pages. Fully illustrated. Index included in Part 2. Published in October 2011. (Serves as 2011, Volume 50,No. 3 publication).

Silent Witness - History In Stone: The Pike County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records: Volume 2. Part 2. History of Old Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery. [Published as Volume 50, No. 4] By The Old Lebanon Baptist Church History Committee: Joyce Law, Janice Lucas, & Charles Nunnelee. Photographer - Dawn Key. Resource members - Alice Green, Helen Law, Ruth Seal, & Mae Green Williams. Cemetery Photo collection by John Phil McLaney, Jr. 122 pages. Fully illustrated. Index for Part 1 & 2. Includes individual digital images of tomb markers. Published in October 2011. (Serves as 2011, Volume 50, No. 4 publication). Volume 50, No. 3 &4 sold as a set for $25.00

Resting In Peace:  The Barbour County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records:  Volume 2.  [1-2]  By John Phil McLaney, Jr.  163 pages.  Cemeteries surveyed : Shorter, Thornton, Pioneer Black, Warr Hill, Spring Hill (CR43), Helms Family, Shiloh World Fellowship, Zion Chapel, Louisville Assembly, Faulk (Liberty) Methodist, Johns, King Family, Dansby Family, Big Creek Christian Baptist Fellowship, Bennett – Lee, John McNeill, and Ephesus Cemeteries.  Surveys submitted to the Alabama Historical Commission, Cemetery Project. Fully illustrated.  Indexed.  Includes individual digital images of tomb markers. Includes cemetery, church, & family histories. Published in April 2011. $20.00


Publications - 2010


Silent Witness – History In Stone:  The Pike County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records:
Volume 1. [Published as Volume 49. [1-4] ] By John Phil McLaney, Jr.  175 pages.  Cemeteries
surveyed :  Beulah Primitive Baptist Church, Connor Family, McLaney Family, Sorrell Chapel,
Providence, Copeland Family, and Murphree Family.  Surveys submitted to the Alabama Historical
Commission, Cemetery Project. Fully illustrated.  Indexed.  Includes individual digital images of tomb
markers. Includes cemetery, church, & family histories. Published in October 2010.  (Serves as 2010,
Volume 49, publication). $20.00



Resting In Peace:  The Barbour County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records:  Volume 1.  
By John Phil McLaney, Jr.  [Published as Volume 48  {XLVIII} [1-4]]   -   182  pages. Includes an
illustrated glossary -“A Guide to Common Alabama Grave Markers”.  Cemeteries surveyed:   
Bethsaida, Evergreen Baptist, Shady Grove Missionary Baptist (AA), Pleasant Grove Baptist, Old Mt.
Nebo – Flournoy Cemetery, Lightner Family, Beauchamp Family, Lee Family, and Old Faulk Family.
Surveys submitted to the Alabama Historical Commission, Cemetery Project.   (AA)  indicates
predominantly African American Cemeteries. Dedications by John Phil McLaney, Jr.  Illustrated.  
Indexed.  Includes individual digital images of representative tomb markers. Maps.   
Published in April 2010. (Serves as 2009, Volume 48, publication).  $20.00  

Most Requested

Pike County Tomb Records, Volume I.
 416 Pages. Includes inscriptions from 137 cemeteries. This volume was published as the Alabama
Historical Quarterly Vol. 35. Nos. 1 & 4.  Reprinted by the Pike County Historical and Genealogical
Society with permission of the Alabama State Department of Archives and History.
Published in 1973.  Price $25.00 + $3.00 shipping and handling.

Pike County, Alabama, Tombs Records, Volume II.
Volume 35  {XXXV}    [3-4]. 257 pages.  An update on burials in county cemeteries since publication
of Volume I (still available), as well as names from recently marked old graves and some corrections
from earlier volumes.
Published in 1996.  $25.00.

The Day the Yankees Came to Troy:  The Union Invasion of South Alabama in 1865  
Volume 45   { XLV}   [3-4]--  by Alan T. “Tommy” Horn, John M. Hutcheson, John Phil McLaney,
Jr., and Robert G. McLendon, Jr.  
146 pages.  Documents the troop movements and actions of General Benjamin H. Grierson’s Union
Army between April 9 and May 11, 1865 from Ft. Blakely, near Mobile, to Greenville, Troy,
Louisville, Clayton, Eufaula, Union Springs and Montgomery, Alabama, as witnessed by the Union
soldiers, Confederate Home Guard, local settlers and slaves.  Includes numerous eyewitness accounts.   
Converted to book format by John Phil McLaney, Jr.  Illustrated with photos and maps. Definitions.
Works Cited. Indexed.    
2006 issue, published Spring 2008.   $.15.00.




Individual Publications

Silent Witness – History In Stone:  The Pike County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records:
Volume 1. [Published as Volume 49. [1-4] ] By John Phil McLaney, Jr.  175 pages.  Cemeteries
surveyed :  Beulah Primitive Baptist Church, Connor Family, McLaney Family, Sorrell Chapel,
Providence, Copeland Family, and Murphree Family.  Surveys submitted to the Alabama Historical
Commission, Cemetery Project. Fully illustrated.  Indexed.  Includes individual digital images of tomb
markers. Includes cemetery, church, & family histories. Published in October 2010.  (Serves as 2010,
Volume 49, publication). $20.00



Resting In Peace:  The Barbour County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records:  Volume 1.  
By John Phil McLaney, Jr.  -   182  pages. Includes an illustrated glossary -“A Guide to Common
Alabama Grave Markers”.  Cemeteries surveyed:   Bethsaida, Evergreen Baptist, Shady Grove
Missionary Baptist (AA), Pleasant Grove Baptist, Old Mt. Nebo – Flournoy Cemetery, Lightner
Family, Beauchamp Family, Lee Family, and Old Faulk Family. Surveys submitted to the Alabama
Historical Commission, Cemetery Project.   (AA)  indicates predominantly African American
Cemeteries. Dedications by John Phil McLaney, Jr.  Fully Illustrated.  Indexed.  Includes individual
digital images of representative tomb markers. Maps.
2010.  $20.00  


1850 Census of Pike County, Alabama   --  by Dorothy Ann Folmar.
201 pages.  Taken from microfilmed copy of the 1850 Federal census of Pike County and includes map
showing names and places of 1850-1860 Pike County.  This work includes additional information by
the author on some of the families.
Published in 1996.  $30.00

1870 Census of Pike County, Alabama   --  Copied by Patsye Harris Lucas and Janice Kelley
Lucas.
292 pages.  Taken from microfilm copy of the 1870 Federal census of Pike County, Alabama.  
Includes maps showing post offices and beats.
Published 1993-94.  $40.00

1880 Census of Pike County, Alabama -- Copied by Patsye Harris Lucas and Janice Kelley Lucas.
326 pages.  Taken from microfilm copy of the 1880 Federal census of Pike County, Alabama.
$45.00

Pike County Tomb Records, Volume I.
 416 Pages. Includes inscriptions from 137 cemeteries. This volume was published as the Alabama
Historical Quarterly Vol. 35. Nos. 1 & 4.  Reprinted by the Pike County Historical and Genealogical
Society with permission of the Alabama State Department of Archives and History.
Published in 1973.  Price $25.00 + $3.00 shipping and handling.
 

Volume 50   2011.

[1-2] Resting In Peace:  The Barbour County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records:  Volume 2.  [1-2]  By John Phil McLaney, Jr.  163 pages.  Cemeteries surveyed : Shorter, Thornton, Pioneer Black, Warr Hill, Spring Hill (CR43), Helms Family, Shiloh World Fellowship, Zion Chapel, Louisville Assembly, Faulk (Liberty) Methodist, Johns, King Family, Dansby Family, Big Creek Christian Baptist Fellowship, Bennett – Lee, John McNeill, and Ephesus Cemeteries.  Surveys submitted to the Alabama Historical Commission, Cemetery Project. Fully illustrated.  Indexed.  Includes individual digital images of tomb markers. Includes cemetery, church, & family histories. Published in April 2011. $20.00


Publications in the series:

Papers of the Pike County Historical & Genealogical Society.

Volume 1  {I}  1955-1959  (Consists of 10 individually published papers.)

[1]. The Orion Institute -- by Peter A. Brannon.
5 pages. Prepared for the occasion of the dedication of a marker at the site of this institute.  Dr.
Brannon was the Director of the Alabama State Department of Archives and History in Montgomery.
Published July 1, 1955.  $2.00.

[2]. Monticello:  Seat of Justice, Pike County, Alabama (1827-1839) -- by Mary Enzor Bynum.
8 pages. An elaboration of a paper read by Mrs. Bynum on the occasion of the dedication of a marker
commemorating the site of Monticello, on August 22, 1954.
Published October 1, 1955.   $2.00.

[3]. Early History of Troy -- by Amy Hubbard Murphree.
7 pages. Prepared by Mrs. Murphree for the Pike County Centennial Celebration in 1921.  (Some
more recent dates have been added).  
Published July 1, 1956.   $2.00.

[4]. The Three-Notch Road:  The influence of this path through the undeveloped section of Southeast
Alabama  -- by Peter A. Brannon.
11 pages. By Dr. Brannon on "The Three-Notch Road," cut in 1824 from Fort Mitchell to Pensacola.  
Published August 10, 1956.   $2.00.

[5]. A Brief History of the Salem - Troy Baptist Association -- by Dr. J. O. Colley, Sr.
16 pages. Condensed and edited by T. Weldon Smart from writings, notes and collected data of Dr.
Colley.
Published March 5, 1958.   $2.00.

[6]. Reminiscences:  Troy and the surrounding area in the post Civil War Years -- by Catherine Collins
Gardner (Miss Collie).
10 pages. Presented by Miss Collie at the January 7, 1958 meeting of the Pike County Historical  
Society.
Published April 8, 1958.   $2.00.



[7]. Walter Lynwood Fleming -- by Frankie C. Enzor.
14 pages. On Dr. Fleming's life, education, writings, etc.  His parents were William Leroy and Mary
Love Edwards Fleming.
Published April 8, 1958.   $2.00.

[8]. The Beginning of Troy High School -- by John R. McLure.
11 pages. From an address made by Mr. McLure at the homecoming celebrations of Troy High
School, November 5, 1954.
Published April 1, 1959.   $2.00.

[9]. Reconstruction in Pike County:  Political and Military. Part I -- by Kate Murphree Copeland.
[10]. Reconstruction in Pike County:  Political and Military. Part II -- by Kate Murphree Copeland.
31 pages total.  Covers the political and military affairs following the Civil War.
Published September 28 and October 6, 1959, respectively.   $5.00 for both parts.


Volume 2   {II} 1960-1963  (Consists of 11 individually published papers.)

[1]. The Breakthrough in Education in Alabama -- by C. B. Smith.
10 pages.  Prepared by Dr. Smith on the years 1915-20, which he designated as the crucial years of the
breakthrough in education in Alabama.

William M. Murphree -- edited by H. E. Sterkx and Brooks Thompson.
9 pages. On William M. Murphree, a citizen of Troy, Alabama, in Texas in 1850.  Includes letters
written from Texas by Mr. Murphree to his family from 1850-54.
Published July, 1960.   $3.00 for both.

[2]. Pioneer Women in Pike County Education – edited by Margaret Pace Farmer.
12 pages. Biographies of some pioneer women teachers in this section.  Includes:
*    Bernice Cowart (1883-1936) -- by Annie B. Greene;
*    Celeste Darby (1866-1950) -- by Catherine Gardner and Loraine Hamil.
*    Catherine Collins Gardner (1869-    ) --  by Loraine Hamil.
*    Pearl Porter Gellerstedt (1876-     ) -- by Lucile Blan Sawtell.
*    Elizabeth Madison Lane (1863-1947) -- by Mary Enzor Bynum.
*    Willette McMillin (1860-1927) -- by Martha Jane Ballard Cody.
*    Mollie Griffin Sanders (1876-1953) -- by Mary Vic Mauk, Estelle Owens, and Pearl Peacock.
*    Myra Segars (1881-       ) -- by Ethel Eagan and Loraine Hamil.
*    Sallie Reeves Sessions (1890-     ); an autobiography.
Published October, 1960.  $2.00.



[3]. Pike County Soldiers in the 15th Alabama Infantry Regiment -- with introduction and editing by
Kenneth Pittman.   
22 pages. Based on William C. Oates' book The War Between the Union and the Confederacy.  
He lists the men with a brief biographical sketch of each.
Published April, 1961. $5.00.        (Not available until retyped – Special Request ONLY)

[4]. The Early History of the Music Clubs of Troy, Alabama -- by Olivia Rainer.
15 pages.  Appendices of a study by Mrs. George K. Rainer, who received the Master of Arts degree
from Western Kentucky State College in August, 1961.  This study was part of her graduate research.
Published October, 1961.  $2.00.

[5]. Research in Local Folklore -- by Faye Tisdale Senn.
12 pages. A portion of Mrs. Senn's Master's thesis when she was a student at Troy State College, on
Customs, Habits and Ways of Life.

The Politics of William Blount: 1787-1796 -- by B. R. Coleman.
12 pages. B. R. Coleman was a winner of the Southern Fellowship Fund.  Includes parts of letters
written while Blount was Governor of the United States South of the Ohio River; he was appointed by
President Washington at a time when treaties were being made with the Indians.
Published January, 1962.   $2.00 for both.

[6]. Cemetery Census of Pike County -- edited by Margaret Pace Farmer.
34 pages. Includes 16 cemeteries, most copied in 1954, some in the Little Oak area which are
no longer in existence or are unmarked. Also list numerous unmarked graves.
Published April, 1962.  $7.00.

[7]. United States Census Report for 1830, Pike County, Alabama.
43 pages of the census.  Indexed.
Published October, 1962.  $7.00.

[8]. United States Census Report for 1840, Pike County, Alabama.
47 pages of the census and 12 pages of the index.  
Published January, 1963.   $7.00.

[9]. United States Census Report for 1850, Pike County, Alabama.
28 pages.  Index to 1850 Census.  
Published April,  1963.  $7.00.



[10]. Troy, Thriving Metropolis of Southeast Alabama -- by Ira Champion.
30 pages.  A newspaper reprint from "The Montgomery Journal" of April 20, 1902, about "a modern
city in the heart of the richest section of the state, where culture and industry thrive side by side,”
including  the State Normal College and sketches of teachers and some 50 businessmen, etc.  
Published July, 1963.  $7.00.

[11]. The Philippine Diary of Samuel Britton Gibson -- edited by H. E. Sterkx and L. Y. Trapp.
18 pages. A diary begun September 22, 1899 by Pike County native, Samuel B. Gibson, to record his
experiences as an American soldier during the Philippine Insurrection.
Published October, 1963.  $5.00.

Volume 3  {III}   1964  (Consist of the following four papers.)

[1]. Dentistry in Pike County -- by H. T. McKinnon, Jr., D.D.S.
6  pages.  A history of the dental profession, a paper read by Dr. McKinnon at the October 29, 1963
meeting of the Pike County Historical Society.  Names many Pike County dentists down to that time.

The Springfield Baptist Church -- by Rev. Lloyd H. Shrauger, Jr.
9 pages.  A history of the Springfield Baptist Church, completed for the centennial of the church, June,
1959. The church is located on the Brundidge –Tennille Road.
Published January, 1964.  $4.00 for both.

[2]. The Cowart Family -- by Nancy Cowart Brunson.
19 pages. A history of the Cowart family through James, Charlotte and their three children, Mary,
Hansford and Jackson Cowart, who came to Pike County in 1839.  Paper was read by Mrs. Brunson
at the Pike County Historical Society meeting of January, 1964.  
Published in April, 1964.    $4.00.

[3]. On the Origins of Weatherford -- by Glenn L. Hinsdale, Park Historian, Horseshoe Bend National
Park.
24 pages. The genealogy of William "Red Eagle" Weatherford, a Creek Indian leader.
Published July, 1964.    $4.00.

[4]. Pike County Editors Speak Out In the Presidential Election of 1896 -- by Donald J. Gibson.
17 pages.  From "The Brundidge News," "The Troy Democrat" and "The Troy Messenger," about
one of the foremost issues, "free silver" versus "sound money."
Published October, 1964.    $4.00.




Volume 4  {IV}   1965  (Consist of the following four papers.)

[1]. Descendants of Eli Henderson and Mary Darby Henderson -- by Margaret Pace Farmer.
22 pages.  On Eli Henderson, who came to Pike County, Alabama, from Edgefield District, SC, and
married Mary Darby in 1826;  includes his ancestors and descendants.
Published January, 1965.   $4.00.

[2]. The Stanley Letters -- compiled by Mary K. Haynes and James Wilkins.
30 pages.  Letters written during the Civil War by William M. Stanley to his wife Mary "Polly" Barron
Stanley.  He was killed in a battle at Peach Tree Creek, July 20, 1864.  
Published April, 1965.   $4.00.

[3]. Southeast Alabama Settlers: Past and Present -- by C. B. Smith.
20 pages.  The region referred to as Southeast Alabama included present counties of Henry, Dale,
Houston, Geneva, Covington, Crenshaw, Pike and parts of Butler, Barbour and Bullock.  Tells about
early migrants, origins, and much more.
Published July, 1965.   $4.00.

[4]. Descendants of James Strother Murphree and Matilda Strother Dyer Murphree  -- by Margaret
Pace Farmer.
31 pages plus two family group sheets.  This history begins with James Murphree, a Revolutionary War
Soldier in NC, and his wife, Sarah Strother Murphree.  They were the parents of James Strother
Murphree, who moved to Commerce, TN and thence to Troy, Pike County, Alabama, in 1844.
Published October,  1965.  $4.00.

Volume 5  {V} 1966  (Consist of the following four papers.)

[1]. My Family Story -- by Catherine Collins Gardner.
21 pages.  Beginning with "Miss Collie's" memories of her home on Montgomery Street in Troy when
she was 11 years old, She told about the family, food, school, churches, the town of Troy, and more.  
Miss Gardner was a member of the Troy State College faculty; Gardner Hall was named for her, in
recognition of her long years of service to the college.
Published January, 1966.  $4.00.

[2]. Descendants of William Hilliard and Mary Daniel Hilliard -- by Elizabeth Hilliard.
26 pages.  The John Hilliards came on the “Ark and Dove Expedition” from Somerset County, England
to Somerset County, Maryland.  A descendant, William Hilliard, married Mary Daniel about 1808-10
and came to Hilliard's Crossroads, Pike County, Alabama, in 1851.  Their descendants are named.
Published in April, 1966.   $4.00.



[3]. The City of Troy  -- a drama directed by Mrs. Tex Whaley.
23 pages. Written and produced by the sixth grade at Troy State College Laboratory School in 1959.  
A history of Troy.
Published in July, 1966.   $5.00.

[4]. History of the Pike County Historical Society (1953-1966) -- by Margaret Pace Farmer.
4 pages.  Includes the history of the society, names of its charter members, officers to date, and
historical markers erected in Pike County, Alabama, to 1966,  and also the names of the first five
volumes of publications (33 separate papers).
Published October, 1966.   $1.00.

Volume 6  {VI} 1967
[1]. Five Church Histories -- edited by Margaret Pace Farmer.
*    Brief History of Calvary Baptist Church, Troy, Alabama -- by Eleanor Bassett.
*    Siloam Baptist Church -- by Mrs. Ruth Sheppard and Mrs. Evelyn McDaniel.
*    Bethlehem Baptist Church -- by Mrs. N. H. Taylor.
*    Banks Baptist Church -- by Mrs. Douglas Crawley.
*    Fleetwood Baptist Church -- by Mrs. Annette Jackson.
Published January, 1967.   5 pages total.  $1.00.

[2]. Pioneer History of Troy -- edited by Margaret Pace Farmer.
5 pages.  Beginning with the organization of Pike County in 1821, the relocation of the county seat from
Louisville to Monticello, and finally to Troy; identifies the first buildings in Troy, the first church, early
businesses, education and amusements.
Published April, 1967.   $1.00.

[3]. (Consist of the following four papers.)
*    The Mormons in Pike County -- by Dr. William Theo Dalton.
                    History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Pike County, Alabama.
*    Herbert McLeod, Druggist -- 2 pages by Margaret Pace Farmer.
*    A Car System Planned For Troy
        Reprint of an article in "The Troy Messenger," July 5, 1909.
*    Ann Love Obituary -- by Margaret Pace Farmer.
                    This obituary was in the "Southern Christian Advocate" October 21, 1858.
Published  July, 1967. 12 pages total.  $4.00 for all.

[4]. Elder H. M. Curry of Rodgers School -- by Dr. Eric Rodgers.
Mr. Curry as Remembered -- by Dr. Sara Marie Davis.
10 pages total. “Produced, procured or distributed by Southeast Alabama Educational Media Project,
Troy, Alabama,” chronicles the later life of Elder H.M. Curry, Primitive Baptist preacher and principal
of Rodgers School beginning in 1923, after his retirement as a college professor from Ohio.    
Published October,  1967.  $4.00 for both.



Volume 7  {VII}  1968  (Consist of the following four papers.)

[1]. History of Troy -- by Joel D. Murphree, Sr.
11 pages. An original manuscript written by Mr. Murphree, grandfather of Halbert Wilkerson, who
discovered it.  Margaret Pace Farmer believed it to be the earliest written history of Pike County yet
discovered.

John Milner Hamil Family -- by Martha Hamil McMurphy and Dr. John R. McLure.
2 pages. Outline of the Hamil family.  Many names and a few dates.
Published in January, 1968.   $4.00 for both.

[2]. The Fannin - Fanning Families, Early Settlers of Southeast Alabama -- by Charles Bunyan Smith.
16 pages.  This account of the Fannin Family was read by Dr. Smith at the Pike County Historical
Society meeting in October, 1967.  It starts with the family's coming from Ireland to America,
Connecticut to South Carolina, and finally to southeast Alabama, then later to Texas.  It names many of
those living in Pike and surrounding counties.  
Published in April,1968.   $4.00.

[3]. Some Old People, Part I, ...Troy...1889 -- by Margaret Pace Farmer.
16 pages.  Taken from the files of "The Troy Messenger."  Short sketches of interviews with men and
women pioneers who came to Pike County in the early days.  
Published in July, 1968.

[4]. Some Old People, Part II, ...Troy...1889 -- by Margaret Pace Farmer.
16 pages.  A continuation of Part I, above.  
Published in October, 1968. $10.00 for both parts.


Volume 8   {VIII}  1969  (Consist of the following four papers.)

[1]. The Foster Family of Little Oak -- compiled by Ruth McPherson Brown.
28 pages.  Although the Foster family lived in Little Oak, Pike County, Alabama, only a brief span of
years, they exerted much influence on the community and surrounding territory.  Much history, including
patrons of
John L. Foster's school in 1861.
Published January, 1969.   $4.00.

[2]. Extracts From An Old Ledger, Pike County, Alabama --prepared by Margaret Pace Farmer.
5 pages.  Information from old ledger of Elijah S. Whaley, who was born in GA in 1826, settled on the
Three Notch Road south of Troy, Pike County, Alabama, in 1853, and died in 1907.  Includes a
facsimile of a page from ledger. Provides valuable insight into local farming practices.
Published April,1969.   $1.00.



[3]. Cemetery Census, Part II -- compiled by Girl Scout Cadette Troup 172 and Annie Laurie Shirley.
9 pages. Including old Beulah Cemetery and Davison-Folmar Cemetery.  Survey may contain
information on some graves no longer marked.  Continuation of Vol. 2 No. 6.
Published July, 1969.   $4.00.

[4]. Troy and Pike County -- by William T. Sheehan, with cartoons by Spang.
8 pages.  Newspaper reprint from “Troy Messenger”, June, 1919. Names several prominent men and
families.  Illustrated.
Published October, 1969.   $1.00.

Volume 9  {VIX}  1970

[1]. Cemetery Census, Part III -- by John Johnston.
27 pages.  Includes Williams Chapel, Jonathan Williams' Cemetery, Richland Baptist, Banks Cemetery,
Tennille Baptist, Tennille Methodist, Clay Hill and Baptist Rest Cemeteries.  Continuation of Vol. 2, No.
6. & Vol. 8, No. 3.
Published in January, 1970.

[2]. Cemetery Census, Part IV -- by John Johnston & Diane Matthews.
19 pages.  St. John's Cemetery and Bethel Cemetery, between Banks and Brundidge.
Published April, 1970.

[3]. Cemetery Census, Part V -- by John Johnston & Diane Matthews.
20 pages.  More from St. John's , Banks Methodist, Alexander Cemetery, Old Dothan, Brooks, Pea
River Baptist, Old Wilson, Old Providence and Old Cotton Cemeteries.
Published July, 1970.

[4]. Cemetery Census, Part VI -- by John P. Johnston.
20 pages.  Union Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Ballard's Hill Cemetery, Shady Grove
Baptist (Brundidge), and Shiloh Baptist Church Cemeteries.
Published  October, 1970.
$10.00 for all four papers.

Volume 10  {X}  1971  (Consist of the following four papers.)

[1]. Brundidge Business Houses in 1894 -- by John P. Johnston
5 pages.  A newspaper reprint from the "Brundidge News" of  February 23, 1894 and March 30,
1894,  J.E. Graves, editor and manager. Names nearly 30 businesses, including doctors.
Published  January, 1971.   $1.00.



[2]. James Isaac Sanders Family in Pike County -- by Dr. William Theo Dalton.
20 pages.  A history of this Sanders family beginning with James Isaac Sanders and wife, Naomi
Cadenhead, who married December 28, 1819 in Jones County, GA and settled in Pike County,
Alabama, soon after 1850.  Their descendants are named. Includes five generations.
Published April, 1971.   $4.00.

[3]. Early History of the Alabama Midland Railroad Company -- by Dudley Johnson.
13 pages.  Reprinted with consent of the author, Dr. Dudley S. Johnson, and by permission of the
University of Alabama Press, from "The Alabama Review" (October, 1968) XXI, 276-287.  Paper
read at the annual meeting of the Alabama Historical Association in Selma, Alabama, April 26, 1968.
Published July, 1971.   $4.00.

[4]. Address of Mabel Sanders Amos, Secretary of State, to the Historical Society April 27, 1971.
12 pages.  Her father was from a Pike County Sanders family but moved when two years old with his
father, Isaac Monroe Sanders, to Conecuh County, Alabama, where Mabel was born.  She talked
about the early days and 150 years of county hood.
Published October, 1971.   $2.00.


Volume 11  {XI}  1972  (Consist of the following four papers.)

[1]. Obituaries -- by John P. Johnston.
27 pages.  Some 60 obituaries copied from Pike County newspapers, including “The Troy Standard,”
“ Troy Herald,” “ Troy Messenger,” and “Brundidge News,” between 1895-1928.
Published January, 1972.  $7.00.

[2]. History of Pike County -- by Milo B. Howard, Jr.
5 pages. An address by the Director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History, Mr.
Howard, at the opening of the Pike Pioneer Museum  and the Pike County Sesqui-Centennial,
November 6, 1971.
Published April, 1972.   $1.00.

[3]. William Tryon Hubbard -- by Graph John Hubbard.
11 pages. A paper prepared by Graph John Hubbard on his grandfather's life.
Published July, 1972.  $2.00.

[4]. A List of Pike County Licenses Issued in 1873.
2 pages. Licenses issued during 1873, from the "Troy Messenger," February 19, 1874.

Troy Business Houses.  
4 pages. A list of Troy Business Houses in 1882, from the "Troy Messenger," Sept. 7, 1882.
Both of these published in October, 1972.   $1.00 for both.


Volume 12  {XII}   1973  (Consist of the following four papers.)

[1]. Bible Records and Obituaries -- by John P. Johnston.
18 pages total. Eight pages of Bible records including the Smith, Leverett, Burney and Dixon Family
Bibles, and ten pages of obituaries, mostly from the “Brundidge News”  between 1894 and 1931 .
Published January, 1973.   $4.00.

[2]. An Early History of Crenshaw County -- compiled by Joe R. Sport.
15 pages. Covers the formation of Crenshaw County, Alabama, early history, people, the Civil War
period, transportation, education, and other.   
Published April, 1973.   $4.00.

[3]. Twelve Years of Wandering About:  The Childhood of Charles Bunyan Smith -- by Dr. C. B.
Smith.
19 pages. An autobiography written by Dr. Smith that tells about his early life and family.  Illustrated.
Published July, 1973.   $4.00.

[4]. A Brief History of Fellowship ( Orion) Baptist Church – compiled by Margaret Pace Farmer.
19 pages.  A history of this church covering 1828-1868 written in 1896 by Rev. A.E. Pinchard, with
additional information through 1899, from the church minutes.  Fellowship Church became the Orion
Baptist Church..  
Published October, 1973.   $10 for all four papers or $4.00 for one.  

Volume 13  {XIII}   1974

[1-4]. Some Early Churches of Pike County, Alabama -- by Margaret P. Farmer.  
47 pages. Early histories of at least 56 churches in Pike County.
Published in 1974.   $10.00.

Volume 14  {XIV}   1975

[1-4]. Physicians of Pike County, Alabama -- by Margaret Pace Farmer.
55 pages. Articles on nearly 200 physicians who practiced in Pike County.
Published in 1975.   $10.00.

Volume 15  {XV}   1976

[1-4]. Deaths in Pike County, Alabama: July 1881-April 1892.-- by Kathlyn Johnson Folmar.
121 pages. Deaths from 1881-1892, copied by Mrs. Folmar from an old book in the basement of the
Pike County Courthouse, not complete but often times the only surviving record. Indexed.
Published in 1976.   $10.00.


Volume 16  {XVI}   1977
[1]. Supplement to the Pike County Tombs Records  -- by Kathlyn J. Folmar, John P. Johnston, Jane
Jernigan Brantley, Mary E. Curtis and Ruth M. Brown.
13 pages. Cemeteries listed: Oak Grove, Faulk, Mullins, McLaney and Whaley families
Published in 1977.  $3.00.   

[2-4]. Some Old People, Part III -- by Margaret Pace Farmer.
77 pages.  Continuation of a series, interviews with older people of Pike County taken from the
files of the "Troy  Messenger," 1889-1891.
Published in 1977.  $10.00 for volume.

Volume 17  {XVII}   1978

[1]. Sketches of Veterans of the War of 1812  --  by John P. Johnston.
10 pages. Veterans of the War of 1812 known to be buried in Pike County, Alabama, mostly from
newspaper articles.
Published January, 1978.

[2]. Some Settlers From Columbus County, North Carolina -- by John P. Johnston.
5 pages. Biographical sketches of 22 early settlers of Pike County, Alabama who came from Columbus
County, NC.
Published April, 1978.

[3]. Descendants of Cornelius Smart and Temperance Rushing Smart -- by Fred Louis Griffin.
25 pages. Genealogy covering five generations of the Cornelius Smart family.
Published July 1978.


[4]. Copy of an Award Presented by the Alabama Historical Association to the Pike County Historical
Society on April 15, 1978.

Abstracts of Obituaries -- by John P. Johnston.
8 pages. 37 obituaries from local newspapers between 1874-1914.  
Both of these published October, 1978.  $10.00 for all four parts.

Volume 18  {XVIII}   1979

[1-4]. Abstracts of Pike County Wills, Book A & B  -- compiled by Kathlyn J. Folmar.
55 pages. Includes Will Book A & B and 19 earlier wills, and an index from an old inventory
return book.  Dates back to 1834.
Published in 1979.    $10.00.



Volume 19  {XIX}   1980

[1-4]. Index of Pike County, Alabama, Federal Census of 1870 -- by Ronald A. Head.
46 pages. Special orders ONLY. Out of print.
Published in 1980.  $10.00.

Volume 20  {XX}   1981

[1-4]. Diary of Mellona Wood -- edited by Margaret P. Farmer.
24 pages. Described as an excellent history, written by a lady living on the "silk stocking" street in Troy
(College Street). Includes a brief biography of individuals mentioned.  Many of the  old homes
referenced remain today.  Illustrated.
Published in 1981.  $10.00.

Volume 21  {XXI}   1982

[1-4]. 1860 Census of Pike County, Alabama. Part I.  Western Division – copied by Kathlyn J.
Folmar.
108 pages.  Detailed listing transcribed with care from a copy of the original,  including a head-of-
household index.  
Published in 1982.  $10.00.

Volume 22  {XXII}   1983

[1]. Census of Confederate Soldiers -- compiled by Karen C. Bullard & Annette J. Connor.
96 pages.  Includes an index of Confederate soldiers residing in Pike, Bullock and Crenshaw Counties
in Alabama in 1907.  Not every soldier registered but information given by the ones who did is
invaluable.
Published in the Spring of 1983.  $10.00

 [2-4].  U. S. Census of 1860 for Pike County, Alabama. Part II, Eastern Division – copied by Kathlyn
J. Folmar.
149 pages. Continues the detailed listing started in Volume 21, including an index.  Transcribed  with
care from a copy of the original.
 Published in the Fall of 1983.   $10.00.

Volume 23  {XXIII}   1984

[1-4]. Lineage Charts -- by Alfred Holson.
65 pages.  Lineage charts from 54 different family lines, edited by Col. Al Holston, complete with an 8
page index listing all family names included.  A wonderful resource for new genealogist.  
Published in 1984.  $10.00.



Volume 24  {XXIV}   1985

[1-4]. Obituaries – compiled by Karen C. Bullard.
114 pages. Full-length obituaries copied from the “Troy Messenger,” 1872-1873, and private family
collections.  Indexed.
Published in 1985.   $10.00.

Volume 25  {XXV}   1986

[1-2]. Record of Confederate Soldiers of Pike County, Alabama: 1861-1865  -- compiled by
Margaret Pace Farmer.
88 pages. Copied from the Records of Thomas Marion Murphree, a reprint of the 1962 official
publication of the Pike County Civil War Centennial Commission. Indexed.
Published in 1986.  $10.00

[3-4]. Three Interesting Stories of Early Pioneer Travels -- compiled by Kathlyn J. Folmar.
54 pages. Includes:
*    Something of My Family History with a Short Autobiography  -- by F. J. Cowart.
*    I Remember When: A Journey Through A Child's Eyes -- by Beulah Floyd Folmar.
*    Autobiography of John A. Milner --  provided by Mrs. James E. Radford of Troy.
                     An interesting account of a journey to the gold fields of California.
Published in 1986.   $10.00 for volume.

Volume 26  {XXVI}   1987

[1-4]. 1880 Census of Pike County, Alabama -- compiled by Kathlyn J. Folmar.
207 pages. From the records of Miss Elizabeth Hilliard, this was a county census and did not include
the place of birth, as did the federal census.  
Published in 1987.  $15.00.

Volume 27  {XXVII}   1988

[1]. Abstracts of Will Book III:  1880-1922, Pike County, Alabama -- compiled by Kathlyn J. Folmar.
56 pages.  Abstracted by Kathlyn J. Folmar with index by Jean W. Smart of Dothan, Alabama.
Published in 1988.   $10.00

[2-4] Obituaries II -- compiled by Karen C. Bullard.
120 pages. Continuation of Volume 24, includes an index.  Dedicated to the memory of Charles
McLendon, who was an active member of the Pike County Historical and  Genealogical Society.
Published in 1988.  $10.00.



Volume 28  {XXVIII}   1989

[1-2]. Marriage Records of Pike County, Alabama, 1830-1849  -- compiled by Kathlyn J. Folmar.
82 pages, including index.
Published in 1989.   $10.00.

 [3-4]Minutes of The Commissioners Court, Part I, 1828-1841 -- compiled by Kathlyn J. Folmar.
99 pages.  Records pertaining to the Pike County, Alabama, Commissioners Court of  Roads and
Revenue, concerning expenditures on early roads, bridges, ferries, etc. in the various areas, with
mention of the men who built, repaired, and operated them, and also expenditures on jails and other
county necessities.
Published in 1989.   $10.00.

Volume 29  {XXIX}   1990

[1-4]. Minutes of the Commissioners Court, Part II, 1841-1849  -- by Kathlyn J. Folmar.
171 pages, including index.  Continuation of  Vol. 28, Nos. 3 & 4.   Includes the 1990 list of members
of the Pike County Historical and Genealogical Society.
Published in 1990.   $10.00.

Volume 30  {XXX}   1991

[1-2]. Confederate Pensioners, Pike County, Alabama, 1917-1922  -- original book copied by
Dorothy Schrieber -- Compiled, including comments, by Karen Bullard, Kathy Liepins, Marsha
Boutwell, John P. Johnston and Kathlyn J. Folmar.  Typing and index by Dorothy Ann Folmar.
77 pages with index.  Names & addresses of pensioners, or widows of pensioners, and names of
persons receiving the payment.
Published in 1991.  $10.00.

 [3-4]. Old Monticello, Mt. Zion Church and  School, and Chapel Hill Church of Pike County,
Alabama  -- compiled by Kathlyn J. Folmar.
39 pages, including an index.  
*    Part I: Graphic sketch of Old Monticello with an inventory of the estate of an early inhabitant,
Everett McLendon.  
*    Part II: A history of Old Mt. Zion Church & School, located near present day Goshen, names
of early members and students, and a history of Chapel Hill Church, which was the name given
to Mt. Zion after it was moved to a new location in the Rural Home community.  Minutes of the
two churches in the same book.  
Typing and index by Dorothy Ann Folmar. Includes a list of the 1991 members of the Pike County
Historical and Genealogical Society.
Published in 1991.   $10.00.



Volume 31  {XXXI}   1992

[1-2]. Confederate Pensioners, Pike County, Alabama, 1923-1928  --  by Catherine Freeman Liepins
and Dorothy Williamson Schrieber.
104 pages. Includes an index.  Also has a section on Confederate mothers and other miscellany of the
war years 1861-65.  
Published in 1992.   $10.00.

 [3-4]. Obituaries  -- by Karen C. Bullard and  Kathlyn J. Folmar.
84 pages, including an index.
*    Part I consists of obituaries from the “Troy Messenger” and other local newspapers for the
period of 1872 to 1942.  
*    Part II  consist of obituaries from the period 1858 to 1955 mainly of people connected with
the Primitive Baptist faith.  
Includes a list of the 1992 members of the Pike County Historical and Genealogical Society.
Published in 1992.  $10.00.

Volume 32  {XXXII}   1993

[1-2]. Marriage Records of Pike County, Alabama -- Compiled by Kathlyn J. Folmar and  Jean W.  
Smart.
22 pages.  Continuation of Vol. 28, No. 1 & 2.  Includes Marriage Book "B," 1849-1859, and
Marriage Book "C," 1859-1863, and a page of quotes and queries from members.  Indexed.
Published in 1993.  $10.00.

 [3-4]. Abstracts of Deed Book "A," 1826-1839, Pike County, Alabama -- compiled by Kathlyn J.
Folmar.
109 pages.  Includes the  index in front of original deed book, as well as index of this publication.  
Includes a one page history on John Douglas Curtis.
Published in 1993.  $10.00.

Volume 33  {XXXIII}   1994

[1-2]. Marriage Records of Pike County, Alabama: 1859-1867  --  compiled by Jean W. Smart.
65 pages.  Indexed by both groom and bride.  
Published in 1994.   $10.00.

 [3-4]. History of the Little Oak Community, Pike County, Alabama: 1830-1969  --  by Ruth
McPherson Brown.
95 pages.  Written by a special lady who was born and brought up in her beloved Little Oak, and who
returned to live there from her retirement until her death in 1978.  Includes a dedication by Dr. Theo
Dalton given at the October 22, 1978, Pike County Historical Society Meeting. Illustrated. Indexed.
Published in 1994.   $10.00.

Volume 34  {XXXIV}   1995

[1-2]. Hopewell and  Beulah Baptist Churches, Pike County, Alabama; also Aberfoil and Our Scottish
Ancestry – contributed by Kathlyn J. Folmar and Dave Blue.
70 pages.  Hopewell & Beulah were two of the oldest Primitive Baptist Churches in the county.  
Includes:  
*    Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church Membership list from 1827 to 1900.
*    Beulah Primitive Baptist Church Membership list from 1831 to 1900, with additional deaths
recorded in the church minutes.
*    Aberfoil Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1863-1900, Bullock County, Alabama,
membership list.
*    Cemetery list for Aberfoil Baptist and Methodist Churches.
*    Growing up in Aberfoil in the 1920’s  --  by Dave Blue.  
*    Highland Scots in the Georgia Lowlands – by Kathlyn J. Folmar.  
*    Hardships of Colonial Travel – By Dave Blue.  
*    The McGillvrays and McIntoshes and the Creeks – by Cranford Hattaway.  
Illustrated, including maps of:  Pike County, Alabama; Henderson – Hopewell Area; Troy, Alabama,
with Beulah Church and Cemetery; Scottish Settlements in Pike, Bullock and Barbour Counties;
Georgia with some Scottish settlements indicated; and Aberfoil in the 1920’s. Includes  a list of the
1995 members of the Pike County Historical and Genealogical Society. Readers’ queries and
Comments.  Poems – Old and New.  Indexed.
Published in 1995.   $10.00.

 [3-4]. Records Pertaining to Some Early Pike Countians -- by Kathlyn J. Folmar.
94 pages.  Information taken from Mrs. Folmar's card files collected over a long period of time. Over
3000 names in index.
Published in 1995.    $10.00.

Volume 35  {XXXV}   1996

[1-2]. The 1866 Alabama Township and  Range Population Census  --  by Susie K. Senn.
55 pages. Index to the 1866 Township and  Range White Population Schedule, and also a list of
holdings of the Pike County, Alabama, Courthouse, a valuable tool for persons wanting to do research
there.  Illustrated with maps.
Published in 1996.   $10.00.

 [3-4]. Pike County, Alabama, Tombs Records, Volume II.
257 pages.  An update on burials in county cemeteries since publication of Volume I (still available), as
well as names from recently marked old graves and some corrections from earlier volumes.
Published in 1996.  $25.00.


Volume 36  {XXXVI}   1997

[1-2]. Names from Pike County Court Minutes, 1828 – 1845  -- by Kathlyn J. Folmar.
37 pages plus index.  This information is from one of the oldest books in the courthouse.  It names
people involved in law suits without going into details about the cases.  It names many of the earliest
settlers of Pike County, Alabama.  Indexed.  Includes  a list of the 1997 members of the Pike County
Historical and Genealogical Society.
Published in 1997.   $10.00

[3-4]. Pike County Marriages, May 1906 - Jan. 1917  --  by Patsy Harris Lucas.
152 pages.  Continuation of earlier marriage records. Sorted by name of the  bride and by the name of
the grooms.  
Published in 1997.  $10.00

Volume 37  {XXXVII}   1998

[1-2]. Abstracts From General Estates Books 1-12, 1823-1880.  
180 pages.  This book is loaded with genealogical information on Pike County, Alabama,  families of
the period 1823 to 1880.  It includes names of heirs, descriptions of land and names of slaves.
Includes Pike County Map showing 1870 post offices.
Published in 1998.  $25.00

 [3-4]. Abstracts From General Estates Books 13-19, 1823-1880.
150 pages.  Loaded with genealogical information on Pike County, Alabama,  families of the period
1823 to 1880.  Includes names of heirs, descriptions of land and names of slaves.  Includes map of Pike
and surrounding counties with historic locations.
Published in 1998.  $20.00

Volume 38  {XXXVIII}   1999

[1-2]. White Marriage Records I:  Pike County, Alabama (1830-1900) --  Copied by Jean Smart.
250 pages.  8,600+ marriages sorted by name of the groom and includes Books 1-13 and part of Book
14.
Published in 1999.   $35.00

[3-4]. White Marriage Records I:  Pike County, Alabama (1830-1900)   -- Copied by Jean Smart.
250 pages.  8,600+ marriages sorted by name of the bride and includes Books 1-13 and part of Book
14.
Published in 1999.   $35.00



Volume 39  {XXXIX}   2000

[1-2]. Pike County, Alabama, Marriage Records (January 1917--January 1926) -- Complied by Patsy
H. Lucas.
168 Pages. Marriages sorted by both bride and groom.
Published in 2000.  $20.00

 [3-4]. Abstracts from General Estate Books 20-25 (1823-1880).
 112 pages.
Published in 2000.  $20.00.
 
Volume 40  {XXXX}   2001

[1-2]. Pike County, Alabama, Marriages: 1898-1906.    
62 pages.  Includes marriage books P and R. Indexed by bride and  groom.  Includes a memoriam and
eulogy to Dorothy Ann Folmar written by Elsie S. Hueston.  
Published in 2001.  $15.00.
 
 [3-4].  Obituaries from 1915  -- compiled by Virginia Tillery.  
106 pages.   Obituaries from the “Troy Messenger”. Indexed.
Published in 2001.   $20.00.
 
Volume 41  {XLI}   2002

 [1-2]. Pike County, Alabama, Probate Court Minutes: 1887-1890.  Compiled and typed by Elizabeth
Renfroe.  
126 pages.  Dedicated to Clara Abercrombie Miller. Indexed by Dot Schrieber.  
Published in 2002.   $20.00.
 
[3-4]. The Most Requested Earlier Publications.
139 pages. Indexed. Consists of the following:
*    Pioneer Women in Pike County Education -- by Margaret Farmer.
                    Reprinted from Vol. 2, No.2, 1959.
*    Southeast Alabama Settlers: Past and Present --  by Dr. C. B. Smith.
                    Reprinted from Vol. 4, No. 3, 1965.
*    Bible Records and Obituaries -- compiled by John P. Johnston.
                    Reprinted from Vol. 12, No. 1, 1973.
*    Some Early Churches of Pike County, Alabama -- by Margaret Pace Farmer.
                    Reprinted from Vol. 13, No. 1-4, 1974
Published in 2002.  $20.00.


Volume 42  {XLII}   2003

[1]. Index to Pike County Divorces to 1900  -- compiled by Dot Schrieber,
[2]. Write-ups of Family Reunions and Birthday Celebrations: 1906-2001 -- compiled by Dot
Schrieber.  
99 pages. Indexed.   
Published in 2003.   $20.00.
 
[3-4]. “As long as there are two of us…”  Confederate Veterans Reunions and News  -- compiled by
John P. Johnston and Dot Schrieber.
169 pages.  Includes newspaper articles regarding Confederate Veterans, reunions and news from  
1877 to1942, and obituaries of Confederate Veterans from 1872 to 1944.  Illustrated. Indexed.  
Published in 2003.   $20.00.
 
Volume 43  {XLIII}   2004

 [1-2]. Some Women of Pike County -- written by The Pike County Creative Writers.
251 pages.  Write-ups of the lives of some Pike County, Alabama, women, some past and some
present.  Includes 85 articles. Table of Contents.  Illustrated.  
Published in 2004.   $20.00.
 
 [3-4]. Pike County Deaths, July 1902-February 4, 1905 and January 1907-December 3, 1907 --
compiled by Dot Schrieber.
52 pages. Indexed.
Published in 2004.  $10.00.
 
Volume 44  {XLIV}   2005

[1-2]. Some Women of Pike County, Part 2  -- written by The Pike County Creative Writers.   
199 pages.  Write-ups of the lives of some Pike County, Alabama, women, some past and some
present. Continuation of the “Some Women of Pike County” series.  Includes 66 articles.  Typed by
Dot Schrieber.  Table of Contents.  
199 pages.  Published in 2005.  $20.00.
 
 [3-4]. An Odyssey Through Pike County: Part I.  
82 pages. Dedicated to Elsie Hueston.  A combination of past and present information.   Illustrated.   
Includes:
*    History of Mossy Grove  -- by John Hutcheson.  
*    History of Spring Hill, Alabama --  by Lora Baker Lowery.  
*    Henderson  --  by Elsie Hueston.
*    A History of Fleetwood Community, Pike County, Alabama,
            --  by Martha Jackson Sanders.  
*    Tarentum, Alabama, -- by John P. Johnston.  
*    Tennille, Alabama,  -- by John P. Johnston.
*    Hamilton Cross Roads Church of Christ --  by Mary Susan Berry.  
Published in 2005.  $15.00.

Volume 45   { XLV}  2006
[1-2]. An Odyssey Through Pike County, Part II.  
104 pages.  Dedicated to Margaret Downer Pace Farmer, founder of the Pike County Historical
Society.  Continuation of “The Odyssey through Pike” series. Illustrated. Includes:
*    A History of Catalpa (Ebenezer) -- by William F. “Sonny” Joiner, Jr.
*    History of the Needmore Community  --  by Gayle Jordan.
*    History of the Sandfield Community -- by William Lee Gray.
*    The History of Pottersville, Antioch, and the Shellhorn Community
           -- by Helion Craft Motes.
2006 issue, published in Spring of 2007.   $15.00.

 [3-4].  The Day the Yankees Came to Troy:  The Union Invasion of South Alabama in 1865  --  by
Alan T. “Tommy” Horn, John M. Hutcheson, John Phil McLaney, Jr., and Robert G. McLendon, Jr.  
146 pages.  Documents the troop movements and actions of General Benjamin H. Grierson’s Union
Army between April 9 and May 11, 1865 from Ft. Blakely, near Mobile, to Greenville, Troy,
Louisville, Clayton, Eufaula, Union Springs and Montgomery, Alabama, as witnessed by the Union
soldiers, Confederate Home Guard, local settlers and slaves.  Includes numerous eyewitness accounts.   
Converted to book format by John Phil McLaney, Jr.  Illustrated with photos and maps. Definitions.
Works Cited. Indexed.    
2006 issue, published Spring 2008.   $.15.00.

Volume 46  {XLVI}   2007

[1-2]. An Odyssey Through Pike County, Part III.  – by Diane M. Johnston and Marsha Dunn
Boutwell.
170 pages.  Includes three papers.
*    A Brief History of Banks, Alabama, --  by Diane M. Johnston.
*    A History of Linwood, Pike County, Alabama,  --  by Marsha Dunn Boutwell.
*    A History of China Grove, Pike County, Alabama,  --  by Marsha Dunn Boutwell.
Dedications by Diane M.  Johnston and Marsha Dunn Boutwell.  Continuation of “The Odyssey through
Pike” series. Illustrated with photographs and maps.  Indexed.  
2007 volume, published in the Fall of 2008.  $15.00.



Volume 46  {XLVI}   2007

[3-4]. The State Normal School at Troy, Alabama.
100 pages.  Includes:  
*    INDEX for ”The First Fifty Years of the State Teachers College of Troy, Alabama by
E.M. Schackelford.”  (1937)  - created by John Phil McLaney, Jr.
*    INDEX for The 1912 Palladium issued by the State Normal School, Troy, Alabama. –
created by John Phil McLaney, Jr.
Both indexes provide invaluable information on the early alumni of the Normal School (Troy University).  
Index is searchable by last name, hometown, club affiliation, and year of graduation.
*    Publications List for the Pike County Historical and Genealogical Society.  Provides a brief
description of each publication and purchase price.  
2007 volume, published Fall, 2009.  $15.00.

Volume 47  {XLVII}  2008

[1-4] Barbour County, Alabama Tomb Records. Part I.  West Barbour County.  – by John Phil
McLaney, Jr.
218  pages. Includes an illustrated glossary -“A Guide to Common Alabama Grave Markers”.  
Cemeteries surveyed:   John McNeill, Craig Family, Dawkins Family, Dykes Baptist Church, Grubbs
Cemetery – Mount Pleasant Methodist Church , Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church on CR 27 (AA),
Mt. Zion Baptist Church (CR9) (W&AA), Pea Creek Baptist Church (W) on Pea Creek Road, Pea
Creek Baptist Church (AA) at CR 17 & Whigham Rd, Scroggins Family, St. Luke AME Church (AA);
and three destroyed cemeteries:   Emerson – Myers Family, and two unnamed graveyards near Boot
Hill, AL. Surveys included in the Alabama Historical Commission, Cemetery Project.   First Barbour
County cemetery survey to include predominantly African American (AA) cemeteries.  Illustrated.  
Indexed. 
2008 volume, published Fall, 2009.  $20.00

Volume 48  {XLVIII} 2009

[ 1-4 ] Resting In Peace:  The Barbour County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records:  Volume 1.  
By John Phil McLaney, Jr.  -   182  pages. Includes an illustrated glossary -“A Guide to Common
Alabama Grave Markers”.  Cemeteries surveyed:   Bethsaida, Evergreen Baptist, Shady Grove
Missionary Baptist (AA), Pleasant Grove Baptist, Old Mt. Nebo – Flournoy Cemetery, Lightner
Family, Beauchamp Family, Lee Family, and Old Faulk Family. Surveys submitted to the Alabama
Historical Commission, Cemetery Project.   (AA)  indicates predominantly African American
Cemeteries. Dedications by John Phil McLaney, Jr.  Fully illustrated.  Indexed.  Includes individual
digital images of representative tomb markers. Maps.   2009 volume, published Spring 2010.  $20.00  



Volume 49  2010.

[1-4] Silent Witness – History In Stone:  The Pike County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records:
Volume 1. By John Phil McLaney, Jr.  175 pages.  Cemeteries surveyed :  Beulah Primitive Baptist
Church, Connor Family, McLaney Family, Sorrell Chapel, Providence, Copeland Family, and
Murphree Family.  Surveys submitted to the Alabama Historical Commission, Cemetery Project. Fully
illustrated.  Indexed.  Includes individual digital images of tomb markers. Includes cemetery, church, &
family histories. Published, October, 2010.  $20.00

Volume 50   2011.

[1-2] Resting In Peace:  The Barbour County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records:  Volume 2.  [1-2]  By John Phil McLaney, Jr.  163 pages.  Cemeteries surveyed : Shorter, Thornton, Pioneer Black, Warr Hill, Spring Hill (CR43), Helms Family, Shiloh World Fellowship, Zion Chapel, Louisville Assembly, Faulk (Liberty) Methodist, Johns, King Family, Dansby Family, Big Creek Christian Baptist Fellowship, Bennett – Lee, John McNeill, and Ephesus Cemeteries.  Surveys submitted to the Alabama Historical Commission, Cemetery Project. Fully illustrated.  Indexed.  Includes individual digital images of tomb markers. Includes cemetery, church, & family histories. Published in April 2011. $20.00


[3]Silent Witness - History In Stone: The Pike County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records: Volume 2. Part 1. History of Old Lebanon Baptist Church. [Published as Volume 50, No. 3] By The Old Lebanon Baptist Church History Committee: Joyce Law, Janice Lucas, & Charles Nunnelee. Photographer - Dawn Key. Resource members - Alice Green, Helen Law, Ruth Seal, & Mae Green Williams. 155 pages. Fully illustrated. Index included in Part 2. Published in October 2011. (Serves as 2011, Volume 50,No. 3 publication).

[4]Silent Witness - History In Stone: The Pike County, Alabama, Photographic Tomb Records: Volume 2. Part 2. History of Old Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery. [Published as Volume 50, No. 4] By The Old Lebanon Baptist Church History Committee: Joyce Law, Janice Lucas, & Charles Nunnelee. Photographer - Dawn Key. Resource members - Alice Green, Helen Law, Ruth Seal, & Mae Green Williams. Cemetery Photo collection by John Phil McLaney, Jr. 122 pages. Fully illustrated. Index for Part 1 & 2. Includes individual digital images of tomb markers. Published in October 2011. (Serves as 2011, Volume 50, No. 4 publication). Volume 50, No. 3 &4 sold as a set for $25.00

Volume 51   2012.

Preservation, Planning, & Practice: Actively protecting the past for future generations.
Papers of the Pike County Historical & Genealogical Society, Troy, Alabama. . [Published as Vol. 51. Nos. 1-4.] By John Phil McLaney, Jr. Dedicated to Corley Chapman, Jr. 134 pages. Fully illustrated. Indexed. $25.00. Includes: [1] Allred House, a documented history of 1840s "I" house, the pioneer family of Major William Burt Allred, and the Allred Family Cemetery. [2] St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, a documented history of the development of the catholic church in Troy, including the building of the 1915 sanctuary and the influence of Martin Connor, local merchant, on the development of the catholic faith in Troy, Alabama. [3] Connor-Chapman House, a documented history of 1870s historic townhouse, the family that built it, and its association with the development of the Catholic Church in Troy, Alabama. [4] The Octagon House, a documented history of Clayton, Alabama's Petty - Roberts House, the only surviving antebellum octagon house in Alabama. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Includes a history of the Petty Family. (The Allred House, St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, and Connor-Chapman House were added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage by the Alabama Historical Commission in August 2011.)