Tag: 1820’s

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

BIOGRAPHY: Captain John G. Barr born ca. 1820

CAPTAIN JOHN G. BARR CHAPTER XXXV (from FIFTY-FIVE YEARS IN WEST ALABAMA printed in the Tuscaloosa Gazette August 12, 1886) by Hon. E. A.…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Dale County, Alabama – the county seat traveled between several cities before settling in Ozark

Dale County, Alabama was originally inhabited by members of the Creek Indian nation, who occupied all of southeastern Alabama during this period. Between the years of…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

Fayette County, Alabama – created on December 20, 1824 – was named after General LaFayette

NOTE: Dexter Roberts was one of three Alabama finalists of American Idol for 2014.  He is from the town of Fayette which is the county…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

Dr. Thomas Ward was Worshipful Master of LaFayette Masonic Lodge #26 for twenty-two years

Masonic Lodge of Greensboro, Alabama1 Published in 1908 The Masonic Lodge now in existence in Greensboro (in 1908)— known as Lafayette No. 26—dates back…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

An early resident (ca.1829) of Mooresville, Alabama reflects on the town, its citizens and surroundings

RECOLLECTIONS OF CAROLINE LEADINGHAM Transcribed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 03, Fall Issue 1956 Our home and the place of my…