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Curtis Thomasson, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

Genealogy

Peak/Peek descendants immigrated from England to South Alabama

Some time earlier, the Peek family of Covington County, Ala., was featured in this column. The ancestor, Robert Peek, born circa 1715 and his descendants ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, October 16, 2020 11:50 pm

Genealogy

McCreary family celebrates proud heritage at annual “picnic”

The family and lineage of Elijah McCreary of Conecuh County, Ala., was featured in last week’s column. More genealogy of this McCreary family will be ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, October 9, 2020 7:27 pm

Genealogy

Elijah McCreary left strong legacy for his descendants

The McCreary family of Conecuh County, Ala., was introduced in last week’s column and will be continued in today’s writing. This story will begin with ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, October 2, 2020 10:39 pm

Genealogy

McCreary family was some of earliest settlers in Conecuh County

The McCreary family was another prominent one in Conecuh County in the Brooklyn, Belleville and Evergreen communities. The earliest ancestor found on Ancestry.com for this ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, September 25, 2020 10:28 pm

Genealogy

Cary family migrated from South Carolina to Conecuh County, Ala.

The Cary family of Conecuh County, Ala., was quite reputable and has ties to several families in surrounding counties. Dudley Armstead Cary was the earliest ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:18 am

Genealogy

John Joseph Patterson family resided mostly in Andalusia (or Covington County)

There appears to have been several different Patterson family lines that have resided in Covington County, Ala., over the years. Various records indicate one such ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, September 11, 2020 11:42 pm

Genealogy

Cordell Law resided in Wing, Ala., and crafted ax handles

Today’s column will be a review of an earlier feature published in the Andalusia Star-News on August 12, 2000. In that story Cardell Law’s practice ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, September 4, 2020 4:19 pm

Genealogy

Pruitt family came from Eclectic and settled in Adellum community

Today’s story will be a continuation on coverage of the family of Samuel Blake Pruitt who settled in Covington County, Ala., in 1920. His father, ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, August 28, 2020 5:23 pm

Genealogy

Pruitt Families migrates from Maryland and Virginia to Georgia and Alabama

Several years earlier a reunion was held by the Pruitt family in Andalusia, Ala., and it was covered in this column. Those attending the reunion ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, August 21, 2020 11:28 pm

Genealogy

Gillam Thomas Hicks’s family thrives in Covington County, Ala.

Today’s story will conclude the series of five columns devoted to the Gillam Thomas Hicks family. His early ancestry, immigration to America landing at the ... Read more

by Curtis Thomasson, Friday, August 14, 2020 6:25 pm

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