Pete Rickard wrote: My Greatgrandmother is Minnie or Mary Rebecca Alphin Born December 16, 1872 Daughter of John F. Alphin Born about 1848. Died before 1879. John F. Alphin Married Fannie Butler, Daughter of Richmond Butler and Mary C. Leonard. Fannie Butler died in 1854. "Minnie" Rebecca Alphin married William Dixon Ozley. She had a brother Tom Alphin. Minnie Alphin Ozley is buried in the Nabors Cemetery located just off Highway 31 South of Alabaster, Alabama. Columbiania is the County seat of Shelby County,Alabama. When they built a new courthouse they kept many old records in the old courthouse just down the street.The old courthoue was not burned by the Yankees during the Civil War. The historical society is housed there now. They have had several inquries about the Alphin Family.