Junie Harwood (1844 – )

“HARWOOD, JUNIE, merchant, was born October 16, 1844, in Charles City County Va., son of William H. and Rebecca (Christian) Harwood, natives of Virginia; grandson of Edwin Harwood, a Virginian by birth of English Origin, and of Joseph Christian, likewise a Virginian of Revolutionary fame known as ‘Fighting Joe.’

He was educated in the common schools of Virginia; served in the 53rd Virginia infantry regiment, C.S. Army, and later in Co. D. 23rd Virginia cavalry.  He located in 1867 at Uniontown, where he has since resided; elected in 1872, as mayor of Uniontown; later served ten years as a member of the city council; and afterwards as city treasurer.

He is a merchant; Democrat; a Methodist; Mason,; and Knight of Honor.  Married: in 1871, at Uniontown, to Emma Ware, of that place.  He is the father of four children.  Residence: Uniontown.”

Source:  History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol. 3, by Thomas McAdory Owen and Marie Bankhead Owen, The S.J. Clark Publishing Co., Chicago, 1921, page 766


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