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Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Walter Melville Drennen born 1851 – photograph

Click to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer WALTER MELVILLE "MEL" DRENNEN Biography and Genealogy ( 1859- 1926)…

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Beautiful excerpt from Journal of seventh governor of Alabama reveals their courtship in early 1800s

Beautiful excerpt from Journal of seventh governor of Alabama reveals their courtship in early 1800s 1 (Mrs. Gayle, wife of John Gayle, Alabama's seventh…

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Wonderful excerpt from journal of a pioneer Alabama governor wife’s move to the Mississippi Territory

EXCERPT FROM JOURNAL OF MRS. GOVERNOR JOHN GAYLE 1 (Mrs. Gayle, wife of John Gayle, Alabama's seventh Governor, left a journal which her descendants…

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On January 16, 1967, Lurleen Wallace was inaugurated as Alabama’s first female governor

"Lurleen Wallace was inaugurated as Alabama's first female governor--and only the third nationwide--as an estimated 150,000 look on. Wallace succeeded her husband George C. Wallace, who…

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Did you know that in 1896 Alabama had three sets of Republican delegates to the National convention?

AN ALABAMA CONTEST The United States presidential election of 1896 was the 28th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1896. It was…