Geneal Hamner Black,if still alive, lives in Northport, Ala. (just outside of Tuscaloosa). I called directory assistance years ago and got her number so I could get the book. BTW, my line is:
father: Hoyt Hamner
gf: Powell Anders Hamner
ggf: William Harvey Hamner
gggf: Clement Andrew Hamner (who fought in the UNION 1st Alabama Calvary in the Civil War - from the Free State of Winston Co.)
ggggf: William Walter Hamner
gggggf: Richardson Hamner & Mary Hudson Wingfield
ggggggf: William Hamner & Mary Elizabeth Henley
gggggggf: Nicholas III
ggggggggf: Nicholas Jr.
gggggggggf: Nicholas Sr. (I think - it gets fuzzy here)
then Humphrey Hanmer and so on....
Mary Hamner Skelton