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Mormons detail genealogy trees for Shelby County mayors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A group of volunteer Mormon genealogists unveiled exhaustive ancestry charts for five Shelby County mayors as they highlighted research conducted in their Columbiana family history library."You have an ancestor that died at Point Lookout, Maryland, in the Civil War," retired University of Montevallo professor Pauline Williams told Columbiana Mayor Allan Lowe as she handed him a large binder with pedigree charts inside.Lowe got a nervous look on his face. "Which side did he serve on?"