Tag: 1850’s

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Billups Jackson Gayle born June 30, 1857 – photograph

Click to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer BILLUPS JACKSON GAYLE Genealogy and Biography (1857-1906) Dallas County and…

News - from the past & the present

Did you know that Thanksgiving was a Yankee holiday and not celebrated in Alabama until 1858 – here is why [vintage pictures]

Yankee holiday Thanksgiving was not observed as a holiday in Alabama until 1858 when the governors of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and North and South…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

Three men from Alabama observed the weather in Greensboro for the Smithsonian from 1855 to 1888

According to the article below published in 1908, three men in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama volunteered to be climate observers and weather recorders for…