Tag: 1830’s

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Biography: Andrew Jackson Tarrant born June 17, 1832 – photograph

Click to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer Genealogy and Biography (b. 1832  -  d. 1922 AL.) Jefferson County,…

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Magnolia Grove, Greensboro, old home of Richard Pearson Hobson of “The Sinking of the Merrimac” fame

Today Magnolia Grove, located at 1002 Hobson Street in Greensboro, Alabama is a historic site and museum located in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama that…

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The composer of the Star Spangled Banner was sent to Alabama in 1833 to solve a serious problem with Indians

(This was transcribed by the Alabama Historical Society and printed in 1901 in their magazine as follows) THE MISSION OF FRANCIS SCOTT KEY TO…