Tag: Madison County

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Biography: Col. Joseph Hayes Acklen born May 20, 1850 – photographs

Click to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer COL. JOSEPH HAYES ACKLEN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1850-1938) Madison County,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

This personal diary of Alabama pioneers from 1816 reveals what life was like in surveying the wilderness of Alabama for a place to settle

(Imagine what it was like traversing Alabama alone when it was a wilderness. You can hear the tension in Richard Breckenridge's words as he…

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This appears to have been a grand wedding on January 5, 1900 according to the news

Westmoreland – Fowlkes Wedding Writeup From the Selma Morning Times, January 5, 1900 --------------------------------------------------- Beautiful Home Wedding Westmoreland-Fowlkes “O fortune, O happy day, When…

News - from the past & the present

Anne Newport Royall – the tornado of 1822, cure snake bite, politics & the day all the citizens of Huntsville fled town

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

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Biography: Hon. Littleberry James Haley, Jr. born November 22, 1865 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! HON. LITTLEBERRY JAMES HALEY, JR. BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1865-1927) Jefferson County, Alabama Hon. Littleberry James Haley Jr., attorney-at- law, Birmingham, Alabama was…