Category: Alabama Pioneers Honored

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Biography: Robert Patton McDavid born 1867 with photograph

ROBERT PATTON McDAVID BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1867 - 1915) Madison and Jefferson County, Alabama Robert Patton McDavid, of Birmingham, Alabama, was born in Huntsville,…

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BIOGRAPHY: Elisha Wilson Holland born November 30, 1844 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! ELISHA WILSON HOLLAND BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1844-1929) Shelby County, Alabama   A well-known citizen of Shelby County was Elisha Wilson Holland, a member of…

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BIOGRAPHY: Samuel Noble born Nov. 22, 1834 – a sketch by his daughter Kate Q. Roberts

SAMUEL NOBLE A Sketch by His Daughter, Mrs. Kate Q. Roberts1 Samuel Noble, pioneer of the iron industry in the South and prophet of…

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BIOGRAPHY: Hon. Littleberry James Haley, Jr. born November 22, 1865 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! HON. LITTLEBERRY JAMES HALEY, JR. BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1865-1927) Jefferson County, Alabama Hon. Littleberry James Haley Jr., attorney-at- law, Birmingham, Alabama was…

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BIOGRAPHY: Benjamin Pinckney Worthington born November 19, 1814 – photograph

Happy Birthday! BENJAMIN PINCKNEY WORTHINGTON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1814 – 1884) Jefferson County, Alabama Benjamin Pinckney "Pink" Worthington was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky on…

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BIOGRAPHY: Augustus Holmes Alston born November 17, 1847 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! AUGUSTUS HOLMES ALSTON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1847-1918) Barbour County, Alabama Augustus Holmes Alston was a lawyer, and supernumerary circuit judge. He was…

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BIOGRAPHY: Catherine Brown – born ca. 1800 – According to some historians, she is Alabama’s equivalent of Pocahontas

Catharine Brown was born about the year 1800. in a part of the country belonging to the Cherokee Indians, now called Wills-Valley,1 in the northeastern…