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Franklin County was established on February 6, 1818. 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. Franklin county is named in honor of Benjamin Franklin, famous statesman, scientist, and printer. Its county seat is Russellville.
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- Jul 2015: Brick Wall - JOHNSON - Submitted by Phil Johnson; 1939 Confederate PensionersMay 2015: Obit: BOOTH - Transcribed by V. BryanApril 2015: Deaths: 1860 Mortality ScheduleJanuary 2015: Death News: HALE, BOOTH, MCLAIN, HOLLLINGSWORTH, RAY, LIGON, DINSMORE, HUDSON, BURFIELD, FERGUSON; Married News: RICHESON, WHITE, SWINNEY, CARLSON, MOORHEAD, GOSSET, Crime News: COCHRAN, SANDERSON, PREWITT, LIGON, RICHARDSON, Church News: DALE
- December 2014: Bio: JACKSON, KIRK, MCWILLIAMS, LITTLE, STEELE
- October 2014: 1925 Confederate Pensioners; Brick Wall: McHENRY - Submitted by Donnie McHenry
- Sept 2014: Bio: THOMPSON - Mil: Civil: Pension File of MCHENRY - Submitted by Donnie McHenry
- July 2014: Obit: HESTER - Transcribed by Bobby Dobbins Title; Southern Claims Commission Applicants
- April 2014: Water Mills of Franklin County in 1886
- March 2014: Brick Wall: GRAY - submitted by Ruby Gray Wallace
- February 2014: Known Newspapers of Franklin County
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