1. I was born in Wetumpka and lived in Eclectic. Enjoyed the article on Elmore County and its formation.My family research is in Elmore, Tallapoosaa, Perry, Bullock, Barbour, Chambers Counties and many others in Alabama. Thanks for your research and publications. Eleanor

  2. I was born in Wetumpka in 1937 and left In 1948, My uncle had a dry cleaners there and my father worked there for a while. I would like to hear from someone from that time. Thanks

  3. […] is the Indian town above Montgomery, Coowersartda, that is called by the whites Coosada; also the town ThIeawalla, where Soto fought the Creeks, it is called by the whites Cuwally, and […]

  4. Catherine Borden Sloan 🙂

  5. Boyer, Lewis, Gant, many other families settled in Coosa County & are buried there.

  6. Everyone should visit Fort Toulouse for Frontier Days!! It is important in our states history and is a great event. My brother, Richard Cumbie is a re-enactor each year. Much to learn and fun as well.

  7. Wetumpka, Deatsville and Holtville are my old childhood stomping grounds. My grandparents and extended family are from there. Surnames of Richardson and Blankenship.

    1. I am part of the old original Richardson family too. I have letters that were written from the first settlements here in the Holtville area before anyone was here but a few small farms.

  8. My in-laws lived in Tallassee; grandpa born in Dadesville; store in Dudleyville. Grandpa was part of the scientific team developing(?) Lake Martin in the 1920’s(?) and tells of towns being inundated with water when the Lake filled in. Rode wagon with his father, the doctor, visiting patients; he later became a doctor as did many others in his family. He had so many fascinating stories about the area. Names of Fargason, Carlton, etc.

  9. We are so thankful our grandson and family are safe in Wetumpka! Prayers for people living there.

  10. I remember this about the city: Tutwiler Prison for Women. Would drive by many years ago when visiting aunt in Kent.

  11. I think I may be late since this was almot 2 years ago. LOL

  12. Did you realize it says 2018?

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