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Sanders VANN

John Wm. Jones (View posts)
Posted: 24 Sep 1999 1:23AM GMT
There was a Sanders R. VANN in Russell
Co.,Barbour Co., and later in Montgomery Co.,
Alabama in the early to mid 1800's. In
the "History of Russell Co.", he was Arnold
Seale's right hand man. The town of Seale
Station, Russell Co.,AL. was named for Mr.
Seale. I think he had something to do with
getting the R.R. to come to Russell Co. and
located a station at Seale. Most of the
families in the original towns of Villula,
Silver Run, and Glennville( originally in
Barbour Co. now in Russell Co.) moved to
Seale because of the R.R. This Sanders VANN
was probably the son of William VANN, who
acquired in excess of 6000 acres of land in
Chambers, Lee, and Bullock Co.'s thru the
Indian Allotment Act, in 1840's. Under the
comments section of the Land Patent Report
Sanders R. VANN and Arnold Seale are listed.
As far as i can gather from what i have read,
Arnold Seale was a little shady at best.

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Shirley Grammer 9 Aug 1999 2:43PM GMT 
John Wm. Jones 24 Sep 1999 7:23AM GMT 
John Wm. Jones 24 Sep 1999 7:49AM GMT 
Shirley Grammer 25 Sep 1999 4:13PM GMT 
John Wm. Jones 26 Sep 1999 6:44AM GMT 
Shirley Grammer 26 Sep 1999 4:35PM GMT 
Steve R Vann 16 Feb 2001 7:51PM GMT 
Clarence Williams 16 Apr 2001 7:31PM GMT 
miracleriggs 29 May 2009 12:45AM GMT 
pleiadeez7 7 Aug 2013 8:43PM GMT 
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