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Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

BIOGRAPHY: Rev. Thomas Young Abernethy born October 13, 1851

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! REV. THOMAS YOUNG ABERNETHY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1851-1935) Marengo County, Alabama   Rev. Thomas Young Abernethy, Methodist minister, was born October 13,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards’ grandson resided in Alabama and is related to Alabama Governor

On June 21, 1865 -President Andrew Johnson appointed Lewis Parsons a provisional Alabama governor.  Parsons, the grandson of Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards, moved…