Tag: 1810’s

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

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, 1818, in Barnwell, Barnwell…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

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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Patron+ TWO HUNDRED YEARS AGO: Gov. William Wyatt Bibb wrote this message to the Legislature of the Alabama Territory.

TWO HUNDRED YEARS AGO: Gov. William Wyatt Bibb wrote this message to the Legislature of the Alabama Territory. Scroll down for this Patron+ member…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Huntsville pioneers settled around “The Big Spring” revealed to them by the Cherokee and Chickasaw

  Big Spring Park in Huntsville, Alabama is named after a large, underground karst spring, referred to by the indigenous Cherokee and Chickasaw as "the…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Anne Newport Royall – Traveling to Huntsville on horseback in 1817 was not without humor as this letter reports

Anne Newport Royall - Traveling to Huntsville on horseback in 1817 was not without humor as this letter reports Anne Royall (June 11, 1769…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Anne Newport Royall – She sat on the President’s clothes while he bathed to get him to pay attention to her.

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was by some accounts the first professional woman journalist in the United States. When her…