”Cyrene Commandery, No. 10, Knights Templar.—Organized March 14, 1874, opened April 28 following, for dispatch of business.
The dispensation issued from the Commandery of the State of Alabama in conclave at Montgomery.
The commandery is now prosperous and steadily increasing its membership.
The companions in attendance at the organization were Sir Knights J. B. Luckie, E. C.; James M. Ware, Generalissimo; …”
Jefferson County and Birmingham, Alabama, by John Witherspoon DuBose, 1887, page 301