So many Alabamians have ancestral ties to Mississippi — Alabama was carved from the Mississippi Territory — that the upcoming Family Fair in Covington County, Miss., may be for you.
The Aug. 20 Covington County Family Fair will be at the Covington County Multipurpose Center two miles north of Collins.
It’s a free event from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. hosted by the Covington County Genealogical and Historical Society.
Covington County researchers will be coming from all over the United States with material they have gathered on their Covington County ancestors. There will be about 61 family tables information on over 100 Covington County families. Some families will be selling family books or family packets at their table.
Food and drinks will be available for purchase.