RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: MAMA’S FAMILY TREE

12. Elon Pickard (John Henry Pickard2, Henry Pickard1) was born c.1800 in GA, and died Bet.1850-51 in Dale Co. Al. She was buried in Unknown. She married Levi Justice, son of Dempsey Justice and Milley Unknown. He was born 1794/1795 in GA, and died c.1865 in Rockford,Coosa Co. AL. He was buried in Unknown.
Children of Elon Pickard and Levi Justice are:

+ 35   i. Appleton H. Justice was born 27 DEC 1819 in GA, and died Bet. 1880-1900 in Bosque Co. TX.
36   ii. Unknown Justice was born 1820/1830 in GA.
37   iii. Unknown Justice was born 1821/1824 in Bibb Co. GA.
+ 38   iv. William Strong Justice was born 24 AUG 1824 in GA, and died 5 OCT 1894 in Elmore Co. AL.
+ 39   v. Levi Henderson Justice was born 13 FEB 1830 in Bibb Co. GA, and died 13 NOV 1922 in Bosque Co. TX.
40   vi. Eliza J. Justice was born 1832 in GA.
+ 41   vii. Columbus Jefferson Justice was born 3 JUN 1835 in GA, and died 3 NOV 1926 in Walker Co. TX.
+ 42   viii. Dawson Washington Justice was born 17 AUG 1839 in Sumter Co. GA, and died Bet. 1900- 1910 in Bosque Co. TX.
43   ix. Mary Elizabeth Justice was born 1841 in AL.

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Source: RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: MAMA’S FAMILY TREE

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Posted by on January 7, 2017 in Uncategorized


Family Tree DNA – Justice – Results | Family Tree DNA

…There is a lot of great genealogical work out there on the Justices, but also a lot of confusion due to common names/locations, holes in the paper trail, and surname spelling changes. My I hope is that this DNA project can couple the science with the paper trail and provide new insights, which I believe we have already done and will continue to deliver.There are three primary genetic families that our Y-DNA evidence (i.e. paternal line) has revealed so far. Based on genealogical records, these three genetic families come mainly from three common ancestors (i.e. DNA alone cannot yet group our results by specific common ancestors). These common ancestors helped shape early America. Genetic Family 01 has Scandinavian DNA and appears to have come from Sweden and settled in early Delaware (i.e. New Sweden colony). Although many amateur genealogists confuse this family with the other two genetic families, data from this project definitively proves that this genetic family is unrelated (within a genealogical time frame).

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Source: Family Tree DNA – Justice – Results | Family Tree DNA

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Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Uncategorized


RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: Bruner

Sources:Title: Tallapoosa County, Ala 1880

Publication: Alabama Archives; Enumeration District 142; Recorded by J.H. Pittman

Abbrev: TallapoosaCounty Ala 1880 Note: Place of birth reported on line 22 of son, James H, entry into the census

Title: Headstone: Rev. Denson Crow and Emily (Brown) Crow

Author: Danine Bruner, CompAbbrev: Danine Bruner, Comp

Publication: Photo taken 11-29-1998Abbrev: Headstone: Rev. Denson Crow and Emily (Brown) Crow

Note: Harmony Cemetary is on AL Hwy 49 between Horseshoe Bend Military Park and New Site, AL

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Source: RootsWeb’s WorldConnect Project: Bruner

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Posted by on August 22, 2016 in Crow, Families, Justice, Leads


Douglas A. Blackmon | Pulitzer Prize | Author

“Slavery by Another Name”

Source: Douglas A. Blackmon | Pulitzer Prize | Author

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Posted by on August 22, 2016 in Uncategorized


Geni – Alexander Leslie (1768-1842)

Alexander Leslie Gender: Male
Birth: April 17, 1768 New Byth, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: November 1, 1842 (74) Scotland
Immediate Family:
Son of Alexander Leslie and Isabella Leslie
Brother of George Leslie; John Leslie; Ruth Leslie; William Leslie; Barbara Leslie and 3 others


Source: Geni – Alexander Leslie (1768-1842)

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Posted by on August 22, 2016 in Uncategorized


Biography: Elijah Anderson Turner born Oct. 21, 1856 with photograph | Alabama Pioneers




Elijah Anderson Turner born Oct. 21, 1856 with photograph
By Donna R Causey on December 16, 2013

Elijah Anderson Turner



(1856-aft. 1904)

Tallapoosa and Shelby county, Alabama

Elijah Anderson Turner was one of the stirring and successful men of Shelby county, Alabama, of Calces. He is one of the “first” men of his town in more ways than one. He was the first man to step off the train when it made its first stop; he was the first man to erect a building in the town; he was the first postmaster, the first merchant, the first official of the town, which dates its growth since 1898.He was a native of Dadeville, Tallapoosa county, Alabama. His birth was on Oct. 21, 1856; he was the son of Jesse Morgan Turner and Sarah Page (Vaughan) Turner. Jesse was the son of Bartholomew Turner and Sallie (Morgan) Turner, he a native of Georgia, she of Tallapoosa county, Alabama, where they both lived and died near Dadeville. The wife was a daughter of Col. Morgan, a noted character of that county in early days.Jesse Turner was born in Georgia and married in Alabama. He was a farmer during his life, a Mason and a Democrat. He married Sarah Vaughan daughter of James Vaughan and Sarah Vaughan, both natives of Virginia. They reared a family of six children, three living in 1904. The father died August 12, 1871, the mother July 20, 1903.After receiving a good common school education, Mr. Turner entered on his business career as a clerk. Following this for a time he gradually drifted into the business of buying and selling horses, always being successful in his ventures. He finally became interested in the manufacture of lime, and was for twelve years superintendent of the Lime Works at Chewacla, Alabama. Upon the opening of quarries in the vicinity of Calces, he severed his connection with the Chewacla works and gave his whole attention to the development of the new town. He sold the lime quarry now operated by the Tennessee Coal & Iron company with a force of some two hundred men to T. H. Spencer and W. M. Spencer. He built the greater portion of the houses in the town of Calces, which he had the honor of naming. Under his enthusiastic lead it developed wonderfully.Mr. Turner was a man of family. He married Stella Shepard Nov. 9, 1879. She was a daughter of Dr. John F. Shepard and Sarah Cosper Shepard, the latter a widow living at Dadeville in 1904.

To Mrs. Turner were born:

Elijah Albert Turner, born in Dadeville, Sept. 30, 1880, educated at Auburn in the Alabama Polytechnic institute and at Massey Business college, and became superintendent of Giewacla Lime Works; married Hettie Daniel, of Shelby County, Alabama – married 2nd Laura Daisy (Dickerson) Turner (1889-1980)

John Morgan Turner, our subject’s second son, born March 17, 1883; educated at Auburn in the Alabama Polytechnic institute, and later a clerk in his father’s store.Mr. Turner was a Democrat in politics and he and his family were members of the Methodist church. He also affiliated with the Knights of Pythias and Knights of Honor.


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Source: Biography: Elijah Anderson Turner born Oct. 21, 1856 with photograph | Alabama Pioneers

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Posted by on August 22, 2016 in Uncategorized


Herbert Russell Justice Photo

Herbert Russell Justice – when he was a young man

Source: Herbert Russell Justice Photo

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Posted by on August 22, 2016 in Uncategorized