Tag: 1870’s

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Amazing! 1887 descriptions of early residents of Jefferson County, Alabama

The following excerpt describing early residents of Jefferson County, Alabama is from the book, BIRMINGHAM & JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALABAMA HISTORICAL & BIOGRAPHICAL by Teeple &…

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Transcriptions of personals notes from around the State of Alabama in the 2nd edition of the Birmingham Iron Age Newspaper published February 19, 1874.

Transcribed from the Birmingham Iron Age published in Birmingham, Alabama on February 19, 1874 STATE NEWS Mobile has five one-armed policemen. A train on…

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The University of Alabama was struggling to exist on February 12, 1874 when the first ed. of Birmingham Iron Age was published

The first edition of the Birmingham Iron Age was published in Birmingham, Alabama on February 12, 1874. A subscription cost $2.00 for a year,…

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Feb. 12, 1874-Business notes, owners and endorsements from 1st edition of the Birmingham Iron Age in 1874

The following business related information has been transcribed from the 1st edition of the Birmingham Iron Age, published in Birmingham, Alabama on February 12,…

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Transcribed excerpts of articles about local people in the Birmingham Iron Age from March 26, 1874.

Below are some excerpts of articles and stories about local people and events mentioned in the Birmingham Iron Age published on March 26, 1874. Brother…

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Birmingham, Alabama has a birthday on December 19th. Are you celebrating? [Historic film and photographs of old Birmingham]

 The "city" of Birmingham was incorporated by the legislature, December 19, 1871. Birmingham was founded in July 1871, through the merger of three pre-existing farms…

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People and events in Alabama – Transcribed from Birmingham Iron Age, March 5, 1874

Excerpts about people and events in Alabama - transcribed from Birmingham Iron Age published in Birmingham, Alabama on March 5, 1874 by Duval, Roberts…

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New genealogy book includes names from the early days of Birmingham, Alabama

I started something new specifically for those interested in family research and genealogy in Alabama. Collected genealogy information As I conducted research for interesting…

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Designer of the Alabama flag and the parents of a man in Montgomery went to Abraham Lincoln’s wedding

HISTORIC HOMES By AUGUSTA MARTIN BUTLER (Mrs. Eugene Butler written in 1930) (transcribed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly Volume 1, No. 2, Summer Issue…

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The picturesque, historic town of Cullman, Alabama was hit by EF4 tornado in 2011, but did not let it break them [see photographs]

Cullman is the county seat of Cullman County, in the north-central part of the county, on Brindley Mountain, about 2 miles west of Little…

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Remarkable 1876 letter from Texas to Alabama mentions how former resident Walker K. Baylor died in Texas in 1845

Letter from Tyler, Texas March 2, 1876 printed in the Birmingham Iron Age March 23, 1876 -from Thomas Smith to Frank Grace. This is…