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This book, called a "model for what others should do, " is an extensive 200 year history of Gwinnett County's Mountain Park community and outlying area, its people, and traditions. Many original local families are discussed, especially the many and various Garners. Valuable to researchers it's also beautifully hardbound and makes a great keepsake or gift. 204 pages, 75 photos, 500 indexed names.
Focusing on the South this is a useful compilation of prevalent nicknames from the first U.S. Census onward--many unknown nowadays--and their often surprising derivations. Also features notes on antiquated handwriting conventions, name abbreviations, and honorifics. 41 pages.
John Combest (d. 1786) and wife Ann were early settlers of Chester County, South Carolina. This rare 1987 book by Lerlene Rowell Covington explores their various lines of descent and proliferation throughout the pioneer South. Many photographs, plats, documents and historical records support the genealogy on its 240 pages. Almost 2530 names complete the index. Presented here in partnership with her estate, only a limited number of her books exist and will only be sold while supplies last.
This rare 1981 book by genealogist Lerlene Rowell Covington is 158 pages of family information of the Sterling family of the Southern states. Traditionally presented, it begins with the antecedents of William Love Sterling (1803-1870) and traces his descendants by his wife Jemima Harrison progressing from York County, South Carolina to Tyler County, Texas. 2159 names are referenced including an extra appendix of biographical sketches. Presented here in partnership with Ms. Covington's estate, only a limited number of her books exist and will only be sold while these supplies last.
Jeremiah Harrison, born about 1769 in North Carolina, migrated with his wife Rebecca Ramsey from Georgia to the new state of Mississippi where he settled in Lawrence County. As a traditional lineage book, it follows his family through seven generations. Extensively indexed it contains 2918 names of family and allies. Presented here in exclusive partnership with Lerlene Rowell Covington's estate, only a limited number of her books exist and will only be sold while supplies last.
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Saturday March 24, Chick-Fil-A Stone Mountain is hosting Author Carl Tiegreen for a book signing from 9:30-4:00. Be sure to get a bite to eat and have Carl Sign a copy of History of possum Corner, Trickum, Goddess & Mountain park: As Seen from the william Garner Home of Gwinnett County. books will be sold at the special price of $27 this day only, plus get a coupon for free chick-fil-a food with your book purchase.