Butler County, Alabama ObituariesBook - 1985
By: Work Projects Administration, Pub. 1938, reprinted 2014, 285 pgs, Index, ISBN #0-89308-549-9.
Franklin County is located in the middle Tennessee and was created in 1807 from Warren and Bedford Counties. It was a major county of migration and is surrounded by the counties of: Bedford, Coffee, Lincoln, Marion, Warren, and the Alabama State line on the South. In these abstracts, one will find local office holders being appointed, levying and expenditure of local taxes, selecting & Summoning of juries, licenses being granted to operators of taverns, as well as deeds & bills of sale being acknowledge by the grantor. The court also oversaw a wide range of matters involving estates, including probate of wills, settlements of estates, and appraisements, as well as matters dealing with bastardy and many other valuable bits of information.