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Consuela Lee and the Snow Hill Academy--interesting story
William James Edwards biography-- founder of Snow Hill Academy  (Spike Lee's grandfather) who was reared on the R.O. Simpson place in Furman, Alabama

The genealogies of these Wilcox County Lines are included on this website because they are those of this webmaster.

Dr. Elkanah George Burson and Elizabeth Jane Knight Burson

Great Grandparents:


Elkanah Burson and Ellafare Christian Barge Burson

and  Napoleon Oscar Knight and Margaret Lucy Watson Knight


Great Great Grandparents:


Joseph Jackson Burson and Elizabeth Dunn Burson

and George Abel Barge and Mary Ann Slaughter Barge


Lewis Jackson Knight and Catherine Palmer Knight

William Watson and Elizabeth Jane McWhorter


Great Great Great Grandparents


Joseph Jefferson Burson and Leah Burson

And Benjamin Dunn and Susannah Dunn


Stephen Palmer and Juliet Hartwell Palmer

And Edwin Knight and Martha Comer Watts Knight


Abel Barge and Martha Faust Barge
and Reuben Slaughter and Semantha Fluornoy


James Watson and unknown

David McWhorter and Mary “Polly” Wardlaw


Joel Wardlaw Ramsey and Sharman Burson Ramsey

David Wardlaw Ramsey and Emma Virginia Hawthorne Ramsey



Cart BlackwellThese pictures are from the September 2009 meeting where Cart Blackwell, architectural historian spoke on his ancestor Alexander Bragg who built many of the beautiful buildings in Wilcox County.  It was held at Card Hill, Blackwell's family home.  Double Click on the picture to see the enlarged view.

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Card Blackwell  Garland Smith calls meeting to order.






Guests line the stairwell



Don Donald introduces Card Blackwell    Meeting in the Hall of the Cook home