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Montgomery County, Alabama

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  • John Walter Garner (1849 - 1936)
    Obituary
  • Muriel Sneed (1921 - 2013)
    From Muriel Sneed, 92, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away on July 25, 2013. Muriel was born January 20, 1921. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Boswell Sneed and Regina Underwood Sneed a...
  • https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/79791725/beckom-underwood-sneed
    Lt. Com. (Ret.) Beckom Underwood Sneed (1918 - 2002)
    From Rt. Lt. Commander Beckom U., 83, a resident of Montgomerv. died Wednesday, January 16, 2002. Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on January 22, 2002 with U. S. Military Chaplin officia...
  • John Bowell Sneed, Jr. (1916 - 1977)
    "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch ( : 5 December 2014), John B Jr Sneed, enlisted 23 Dec 1943, Ft Mcclellan, Alabama, United States; citing "Elec...
  • Susan Sneed (1956 - 2011)

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History

Wikipedia

Montgomery County was established by dividing Monroe County on December 6, 1816, by the Mississippi Territorial Legislature. It is named for Lemuel P. Montgomery, a young U.S. Army officer killed at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, the final battle of the Creek Indian war, which was waged concurrently with the War of 1812.

The city of Montgomery, which is the county seat, is named for Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada.

Over much of the 19th century great wealth was derived from the cotton crop, with the Civil War producing a temporary setback. More lasting trouble came in 1914 with the arrival of the boll weevil, which became very destructive to the cotton harvest from 1915 on. By the 1940s county farms earned more from cattle than cotton.

Adjacent Counties

Cites, Towns & Communities

  • Ada
  • Boylston
  • Cecil
  • Currys
  • Dublin
  • Grady
  • Hope Hull
  • Lapine (part)
  • Le Grand
  • Mathews
  • McDade
  • Montgomery (County Seat)
  • Mount Meigs
  • Pike Road
  • Pine Level
  • Pintlala
  • Ramer
  • Red Level
  • Snowdoun
  • Waugh

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Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Selma To Montgomery Historic Trail