Tag: Madison County

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Biography: Clement Comer Clay born Dec. 17, 1789 – photograph

CLEMENT COMER CLAY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1789-1866) Madison County, Alabama First Justice of Supreme Court of Alabama Judge C. C. Clay was the son…

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Patron – December 14, 1901 – Tuscaloosa elephant piano Montevallo murder, Bank runner missing, and Lawrence Co. murder, and more

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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…

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Huntsville pioneers settled around “The Big Spring” revealed to them by the Cherokee and Chickasaw

  Big Spring Park in Huntsville, Alabama is named after a large, underground karst spring, referred to by the indigenous Cherokee and Chickasaw as "the…

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Anne Newport Royall – Traveling to Huntsville on horseback in 1817 was not without humor as this letter reports

Anne Newport Royall - Traveling to Huntsville on horseback in 1817 was not without humor as this letter reports Anne Royall (June 11, 1769…

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Anne Newport Royall – She sat on the President’s clothes while he bathed to get him to pay attention to her.

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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Anne Newport Royall – John Hunt killed hundreds of rattlesnakes each day on his property in Huntsville, Alabama

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler and writer and was one of the first newspaperwomen. She married Captain…

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Patron – 1894 News in Florence, Alabama – Prisoners lonely, mill burned, and horse throws Mr. C. Smith

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