Links to Some Favorite Websites, interesting family information, & miscellaneous notes:
Note: Some lines contain several different related links
Ham Surname DNA Project
-- at Dave Hamm's "Ham Country" (TM) website
Dr. Judy's Home Page
Mt. Olive Cemetery Listings
Marion, Perry Co., Al. Cemetery Index
Surname Index for Perry County Cemeteries ( on Dr. Judy's website )
Ephesus Baptist Church in Perry County Alabama -- founding members & notes on records
Ephesus Cemetery in Sprott, Perry County, Alabama -- partial listing
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Sprott, Perry County, Alabama -- partial listing
US GenWeb Tombstone Project
Perry County, Al.
Randolph County, Al.
Message Boards by RootsWeb.com ---
Perry Co., Al.
Randolph Co., Al
Franklin Co., N.C.
at Genealogy.com's Genforum ---
Family Search at
Latter Day Saints Website
-- excellent source for free 1880 Census Data
Archives for Alabama
Perry County, Al
Randolph County, Alabama
U.S. GenWeb Archives for Georgia
Archives for Heard Co., Ga.
Census Project for Georgia
HAM COUNTRY (TM) by David Hamm -- co-author of "Short History of Ham Surname in Va. & N.C."
HAM COUNTRY (TM) ---
Will and Estate Records
Links to research in North Carolina
HAM COUNTRY (TM) --
Queries regarding the Ham Surname
Alabama DOT maps on the University of Alabama website ---
Alabama County Maps and Index of other online free use maps by the University of Alabama
University of Alabama -- Historical Map Archive -- Index
University of Alabama -- Comtemporary Maps of Alabama -- Index
Alabama Department of Transportation maps -- how to order
maps with downloadable forms
Alabama DOT -- County map order form - $2.80 delivered by mail -- with Township, Range, & Section
Note: Recommend order maps to scale of 1" = 1 mile -- order form is in "pdf" format
Federal Land Patent Records of the Bureau of Land Management including the Homestead Act
"Land Office Primer of Public Land Surveys"
-- 1921 Township, Range, & Section Guide
229 kb "pdf" file -- 9 pages
free satellite & topographic imagery ---
USGS National Map Viewer
Perry County First Page
Marv Hamm's Genealogy Home Page -- Favorite Links