Category: Genealogy Information

Discover genealogical information within these stories, news articles, biographies from the past as well as AP genealogy books.

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

BIOGRAPHY: Samuel Black Ackland/Acklen born November 15, 1767

Happy Birthday! SAMUEL BLACK ACKLAND/ACKLEN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1767 VA. -1826 AL) Madison County, Alabama Samuel Black Acklen was born Nov. 15, 1767 in…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

Calera, Alabama, 1st named Buxahatchie, home of the Golly hole & one of the finest artesian wells in the state

CALERA, SHELBY COUNTY, ALABAMA The first settler of Calera was John R. Gamble from Ireland. He was a soldier of the American Revolution and…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

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…

BiographiesDays Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

The Masonic Apron – a true story – this happened frequently during the Civil War

The Masonic Apron by Vicky Clemmons My deep love and devotion for the older generations have always been evident by the company I keep,…