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Colbert County was originally established on February 6, 1867 after it split from Franklin County over political issues after the American Civil War. It was abolished eight months later by an Alabama constitutional convention and then reestablished on February 24, 1870. It was named in honor of brothers George and Levi Colbert, Chickasaw Indian chiefs. George Colbert operated a ferry across the Tennessee River in 1790 near present day Cherokee.
The county seat of Colbert County is Tuscumbia
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Jul 2015: 1939 Confederate Pensioners
Apr 2015: Cemeteries: Mount Pleasant Cumberland Cemetery (New Brick Cemetery)
Jan 2015: Marriage News: GOODLOE, THROCKMORTON, WEAVER, HAMILTON, FIGURES, STEELE, RED, BRADLY, REYNOLDS, WILLIS, BROWN, KEY, HUFF, MOODY, PHILLIPS, ALVERSON, ETHERIDGE, REID, HOUCK, JONES, MONK, WEAVER; Death News: SLEDGE, GARNETT, SYKES, SMITH, MORGAN, Slave News: FERRIS
Dec 2014: Bios: ABERNATHY, JOHNSTON, JACKSON, ROSS, ALMON, CLOUD, PATTERSON, HICKS, KIRK, HINDMAN, KEENAN, THORNTON, SIMPSON, COOPER, LUEDDEMANN, MCWILLIAMS, FISHER, SAMSON, MERRILL, LITTLE, RAND, STEELE; Ind. News: 1897 fire at Sheffield
Nov 2014: History of Tuscumbia; Bio: KEYES, HUNTER, BROWN, MCGREGOR, TURNER, MOSES, SULLIVAN, SMITH, MOORE, LINDSEY, COOPER, SIMPSON, KELLER, MILLARD
Oct 2014: History of Sheffield; Mil: 1925 Confederate Pensioners; Bio: MOSES, WOODSON, BLAIR, WESTON, WHITE, NATHAN, TURPIN, PRATER
Sep 2014: Bio: THOMPSON
Aug 2014: Bio: DOWNS, SCRUGGS, JONES; Brick Wall: MCKINNEY - Submitted by Reed Romine
Obit: BURNHAM; Community News; 1896 Smallpox in Tuscumbia
Jul 2014: Mil: Civil War: Southern Claims Commission Applicants
May 2014: Mil: WWI Wounded of Oct 1918 - Submitted by Rose Stout
Apr 2014: Bio: SADLER - Trans by Christine Walters; History: Water Mills of Colbert County in 1886
Mar 2014: Bio: BRINKLEY - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
Feb 2014: Bio; JOHNSON - Transcribed by Kim Mohler; Cemeteries: Garrett Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Cemetery; List of Known Newspapers of Colbert County
Jan 2014: Helen Keller article 1899 , Sick List: BELSER
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