The past is the present for future generations who do not know their history

Photos from the past…

are precious. And a lot of Shoals area and Lawrence County folks will be related to this man. This is a photo of George Monroe Letson, Big George. He was born, was raised, and died in Lawrence County, Alabama, near the Mountain Home area and other parts of the county. Big George was a son of Robert Green George Letson and his first wife Mary Elizabeth Grady Letson. Together they had nine children, two of which were daughters. Robert Green George Letson’s second wife was Hettie Melissa Glenn Letson; together they had two daughters and one son.

George Monroe Letson is buried along with numerous family members and other relations at Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery near Moulton in Lawrence County, Alabama.

Photo of George Monroe Letson

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