Category: Genealogy Information

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Biography: Frank P. O’Brien born February 1844 – photograph

Happy Birthday! FRANK P. O'BRIEN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1844 - 1910) Montgomery and Jefferson County, Alabama   Frank P. O'Brien was one of the…

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Cherokee County – a site where the ‘Trail of Tears’ Indians were placed in a stockade [film & photographs]

Relationship with the Indians The relations of the settlers of Cherokee County with the Cherokees in the country were very friendly. Many of the…

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Auburn, Alabama – home of Auburn University was settled after the Native Americans left in 1833

Auburn, located in Lee County is the largest city in eastern Alabama with a 2014 population of 60,258. It is college town, home of…

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Interesting description of a group of people called Cajans around Mobile Alabama written before 1940 –

THE CAJANS OF SOUTH ALABAMA Occupying the pine and oak woods of Mobile County in southern Alabama are a group of people of mixed…

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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,…

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Do you know anyone in these unidentified pictures from around the 1890s in Montevallo, Shelby County, Alabama?

Do you have information about these image? Click here to email Alabama Department of Archives and History: mailto:[email protected] and please include file name (located below image)…

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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…

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Stroll through the haunted Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Alabama and visit the the famous people buried there [film and photographs]

[Note - The annual Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll will take place in October. Call for more information about rain date. This event is free to the…