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  1. http://www.risingsun29.org/Home_Page.php.
  2. Decatur, Alabama
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  5. http://www.livingplaces.com/AL/Morgan_County/Decatur_City.html
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  9. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pnp/habshaer/al/al1200/al1227/data/al1227data.pdf
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  11. http://risingsun29.org/uploads/Rising-Sun-Back-Door.jpg
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  13. http://www.alafreemasonry.org/index.php.
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  36. http://www.stephensdar.org/about/historic-decatur-alabama/
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  38. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sunnyann/cemdecaturcity.html#John W. Jones
  39. Source - Morgan County Archives, John Allison, Director and Phil Wirey, Historian
  40. Source - Athens Alabama Courier, 02-20, 1941
  41. Source - Masonry In Alabama by Joesph Abram Jackson - Huntsville Madison County Library
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  44. http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/morgan/military/civilwar/other/somecivi455gmt.txt
  45. http://www.footnotelibrary.com/image/#78901441
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  59. Source: Notable Men of Alabama: Personal and Genealogical, Volume 2 http://books.google.com/books?id=5e7gLzzZGioC&pg=PA205&lpg=PA205&dq=%22Perry+Jackson+Edwards%22&source=bl&ots=gQFicX6WTx&sig=y38cvNpfXha8D-0in8X5CF1yqrY&hl=en&sa=X&ei=11dkUKmZMoPi8gS01oDYBA&ved=0CEAQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=edwards&f=false
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  62. Source - Morgan County, Alabama Tid-Bits Vol. 2, a compilation of summaries from The New Decatur Advertiser - Courtesy of The Morgan County Archives, Bank Street, Decatur, Alabama
  63. Source - The Elkhart Weekly Truth, December 6, 1906
  64. Source - The Southern Reporter, Volume 46, Page 273-279. The FREE eBook is available on the website below. http://books.google.com/books?id=_joLAAAAYAAJ&lpg=PA277&ots=lLhJnbgy5P&dq=%22J.%20Lem%20Jones%22&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false
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  69. http://www.odmp.org/officer/14552-officer-thomas-e-wright
  70. http://www.mtolivet226.org/page1005.aspx
  71. http://alabamapioneers.com/index.php/Biographies-of-Notable-Not-so-Notable-Alabamians/sykes-benjamin-biography-and-genealogy.html
  72. Source: Vernon Courier, Lamar County AL, October 5, 1888       
  73. Source: Vernon Courier, Lamar County, AL, January 5, 1893
  74. Source: Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860, Volume 1 - Author: William Henderson Brantley              
  75. Source: History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography: Volume 1 p. 475
  76. Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity: Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Alabama, Volume 4 



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