The book GORDO (AL) AREA HISTORY and CHRONICLES, 338 pages, 223 pictures, will be published by the Pickens County Genealogical Society, a volunteer organization, for Gordo's Centennial celebration. The first half of the book contains information about Gordo and surrounding communities; the last half chronicles the history of the area compiled from 100 years of newspapers.The pre-sale price is $40, plus $5 if mailed, until June 25, 2001. The price will be $50, plus $5 if mailed, beginning June 26, 2001.The book will be available July 1, 2001, limited publication.
To order send check to Gordo History book, P. O. Box 250, Gordo, AL 35466.
The society also has 1) Pickens County (AL) Cemeteries book (1983) for $35 plus $5 if mailed. 2) Pickens County (AL) Marriages INDEX $15 plus $2 if mailed 3)INDEX to Earliest Wills and Estates of Pickens County, AL $15 plus $2 if mailed.
Your families may not be mentioned in any of these books; but if you are interested, the genealogical society would be happy to sell you a copy.