Genealogy

Members of the Reid families were attorneys in Andalusia

Several members of various Reid families have rendered valuable service to Covington County, Ala. Read more

Stokes family reunion features descendants of Leland Stokes

The descendants of Burrell Jackson Stokes and Cornelia Georgia (Hare) gathered for their annual reunion on Sat.,, June 27, in the fellowship room of the ... Read more

Peters family settled in Smyrna community, Florala

The Peters family of Florala, Covington County, Alabama, and surrounding areas will be featured in today’s column. They migrated to Alabama during the early 1840s ... Read more

Handley family came from Dale Co. during 1830s

The Handley family was one of those moving into Covington County, Ala., during the 1830s. Several members of this family were enumerated in the 1850 ... Read more

Ancestor became known as the ‘Father of Florala’

In their Covington County History, 1821-1976, Gus and Ruby Bryan wrote that James Edwin Hughes was known as the “Father” of Florala. It is easy ... Read more