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Biography: Elred Burder Teague born January 20, 1820

Happy Birthday! ELDRED BURDER TEAGUE BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1820-1902) Shelby, Montgomery, Greene, Sumter County, Macon, Jefferson Counties & Georgia Eldred…

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History of Wetumpka First Baptist Church, Elmore County, Alabama

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF WETUMPKA The original part of the building was built in 1846.  The Church was added to…

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Elmore County, Alabama [film and photographs] was home to many Native American towns

Update: Next Fort Toulouse - Fort Jackson frontier days are on November 7, 2018 - Mark your calendar. Elmore County…

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SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: This story has a very important message about sharing memories before it’s too late

House was on fire The call came mid Saturday morning, our Grandparents’ house was on fire. Daddy, Momma, and us…

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Patron+ Part I Joel D. Murphree – Autobiography and Civil War letters

Patron+ member story AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF JOEL MURPHREE OF TROY, ALABAMA 1864-1865 Introduction "by H. E. STERKX…

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Patron -Tax collectors sale real estate property in Birmingham 1875 – names and location included

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Biography: George Willoughby Hails born January 20, 1847 – photograph

Happy Birthday! GEORGE WILLOUGHBY HAILS BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1847-aft. 1910) MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA   George Willoughby Hails was born Jan. 20,…

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Biography: Andrew Barnwell Miley, Sr. born January 20, 1818

Happy Birthday! ANDREW BARNWELL MILEY, SR. BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1818-1896) Covington County, Alabama Andrew Barnwell Miley was born January 20,…

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Patron+ On January 19, 1818, the First Senator Of Alabama Met Alone And Voted On Bills

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Presbyterian Church – my first preach was made, in a little grocery. I stood by a whiskey barrel, upon the head of which I laid my books.

Continued - The following has been transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society: New series Volume 4 By Alabama…

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Patron – Boys with Pops, Pussy’s Predicament, Deaths, and Visitors

Patron Member Story (Extract Transcribed from THE SHELBY NEWS, Calera, Alabama, January 16, 1890) BOYS WHO CARRY "POPS" It would…

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Biography: Charles Abercrombie born ca.1742 – a Revolutionary War Soldier

CHARLES ABERCROMBIE BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1742-1819) Hancock County, Georgia Charles Abercrombie was a soldier of the American Revolution, and an…

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The French sent young girls to marry in Alabama in 1719

When Alabama was first settled by the French, they faced a big problem. There was a shortage of women so…

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Patron+ Part VIII Mexican War Reminiscences by Judge Zo. S. Cook

Patron+ member story MEXICAN WAR REMINISCENCES Part VIII By Judge Zo. S. Cook (These several contributions cover the period of…

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Patron – Transcribed from the March 4, 1875 edition of the Birmingham Iron Age, Alabama

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Biography: John Gallagher (ca. 1796 -1839) Lawrence & Mobile Counties

JOHN GALLAGHER BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (ca. 1796- 1839) Lawrence and Mobile Counties, Alabama John Gallagher, an Irishman, lived in Moulton,…

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Uncle Sam the Coffee King – Alabama boys in Afghanistan

Uncle Sam the Coffee King by Shannon Hollon A few years ago back during the "war" some of us Alabama…

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Patron – Personal mentions of Calera, Alabama citizens in 1890

PATRON MEMBER STORY (Extract Transcribed from THE SHELBY NEWS, Calera, Alabama, January 16, 1890) PERSONAL MENTION Mr. John Ozley, of…

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Patron+ Good Ole Days – Dress for dolls converted to dress for children.

Patron+ Good Ole Days – Dress for dolls converted to dress for children. DRESS FOR CHILDREN It is Easily Made…

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Patron+ Part VII Mexican War Reminiscences by Judge Zo. S. Cook

Patron+ member story MEXICAN WAR REMINISCENCES Part VII By Judge Zo. S. Cook (These several contributions cover the period of…

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Biography: Aaron Absolom Gambill born January 17, 1865 – photograph

Happy Birthday! AARON ABSOLOM GAMBILL BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1865 -1933) Jefferson County, Alabama Aaron A. Gambill was a street tax…

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On January 16, 1967, Lurleen Wallace was inaugurated as Alabama’s first female governor

"Lurleen Wallace was inaugurated as Alabama's first female governor--and only the third nationwide--as an estimated 150,000 look on. Wallace succeeded her…

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Patron+ Part VI Mexican War Reminiscences by Judge Zo. S. Cook

Patron+ member story MEXICAN WAR REMINISCENCES Part VI By Judge Zo. S. Cook (These several contributions cover the period of…

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Patron – Transcriptions of personals notes from around the State of Alabama in the 2nd edition of the Birmingham Iron Age Newspaper published February 19, 1874.

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Biography: Edmond Pierce Anderson (1800 – 1827) Lawrence County

EDMOND PIERCE ANDERSON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (b. 1800 VA d. 1827 Winchester, TN) Lawrence County, Alabama Edmond Pierce Anderson was…

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Patron+ RECIPE WEDNESDAY: Old Alabama Cough Remedies

Patron+ member story Old Cough Remedies (Submitted by Amanda Gallatin) In the 19th century, common homeopathic cough remedies were mixtures…

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Lost & Forgotten stories of Alabama’s Explorers

The stories in Alabama Footprints - Exploration - A collection of lost & forgotten stories of Alabama, concerns the discovery of Alabama and…

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Fayette County, Alabama Courthouse burned twice – Was the first fire arson?

The Fayette County Courthouse burned twice, once in 1866 and again in 1911. There is a traditional story that the first…

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Patron – A ‘possum and turkey supper, plus local news of Calera, Alabama 1890

Patron member story A 'possum and turkey supper, plus local news of Calera, Alabama 1890 (Extract Transcribed from THE SHELBY…

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Patron+ The Coosa River Crossing of British Refugees in 1781

Patron+ The Coosa River Crossing of British Refugees in 1781 Patron+ member story Peter A. Brannon was a pharmacist chemist,…