These abstracts were found in Clarke Co. Alabama Records 1814-1885 by M.D. Barefield - an excellent reference. I was researching Nancy McClure who married John Spinks (1795 - 1843) on 22 May 1830 in Clarke Co., AL
Alabama 1800-1900 Marriage records also lists this entry: Spinks, John L. Comments:The gender of John L. Spinks is male. Spouse:Elisabeth A. McClure Marriage Date:Nov 24, 1851 County:Clarke Notes:This record can be found in the County Court Records, Film # 1290227 - 1290233
Clarke Co, Alabama Records p 189 - cites the estate of Thomas Portis 4/10/1838 appraised by John Spinks and Robert McClure et al. recorded 6/12/1838
Clarke Co, Alabama Records p 71 cites this obit OBIT: Mrs. Nancy Spinks, 50 died Suday last. Was a member of Methodist Episcopal Church for 33 years. has 2 sons i the Grove Hill Guards. CCD 5/16/1861
Clarke Co, Alabama Records p 12 cites a Nancy Spinks m Bonaparte Rodgers 1/24/1833.
if you can throw light on Nancy or John Spinks or think I can help please let me know Sue Aycock