Historic Markers Across Alabama

The Joiner Family

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Location: on Brignola St ¼ mile east of N East st (Alabama Highway 77). Talladega, Alabama
County: Talladega
Coordinates: N 33° 26.532    W 086° 6.035
  33.4422    -86.10058333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


The distinguished Joiner family lived here in an imposing mansion, demolished in 1970.
James H. Joiner: Pioneer in Talladega's progress while publisher, 1844-73, of one of Alabama's most influential newspapers - The Democratic Watchtower. George A. Joiner (son): Confederate naval officer, publisher, politician, educator, business, religious and fraternal leader.
Jeanette Alabama Joiner (granddaughter): Educator. Manly R. Joiner (grandson): Mayor of Talladega - 1922-1926 and 1929-1935.
Sarah Enfield Joiner (granddaughter): Educator and author, Nationally known for her book, Graded Lessons in Speech, used throughout the US in schools for the deaf.

Erected 1972 by The General John H. Forney Historical Society.

End of The Joiner Family