According to our research, Samuel L. Rorex was born in Jackson Co, Alabama, in 1853, son of John. He married Charity Ann who was from Tennessee who was half Cherokee. She had 13 children, 10 of whom were still living in 1900. Annie's maiden name is sometimes found as Miller rather than Moore. She was born in September, 1855. Good luck in your search. If you discover hoa the Rorex family got to Alabama please let me know.