Tag: SHELBY COUNTY

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Biography: Rev. Samuel Mernary Adams born Dec. 10, 1853

Happy Birthday! SAMUEL MERNARY ADAMS BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (b. Dec. 10, 1853 - d. aft. 1900) Dallas, Shelby and Chilton County, Alabama Samuel Mernary…

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BIOGRAPHY: Elisha Wilson Holland born November 30, 1844 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! ELISHA WILSON HOLLAND BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1844-1929) Shelby County, Alabama   A well-known citizen of Shelby County was Elisha Wilson Holland, a member of…

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

Patron member story  - Click …/ to see how to Become a Patron and unlock this story now. (Transcribed extracts from The Silent Eye, Avondale, Jefferson County,…

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Old Tooth Pullers – when you’re desperate – this is what you had to do

The “Old Tooth Pullers” by Hylott L. Armstrong, Jr. Sometime in the 1920’s my Grandfather, William Henry (“Bill Henry”) Crawford, moved from Edgewater (a…

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Patron – October 2, 1884 – Land ownership notices, witness names and ads from The Shelby Chronicle, Shelby County, Alabama.

Patron member story  - Click …/ to see how to Become a Patron and unlock this story now. October 2, 1884 - Land ownership notices and witness…

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Calera, Alabama, 1st named Buxahatchie, home of the Golly hole & one of the finest artesian wells in the state

CALERA, SHELBY COUNTY, ALABAMA The first settler of Calera was John R. Gamble from Ireland. He was a soldier of the American Revolution and…

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Patron+ Good Ole Days – (Photos) Here is the way young women attending college dressed around 1900 when they went on an outing

Patron+ Member story The photographs below were made between 1890- 1910 and are probably of young women attending the Alabama Girls' Industrial School in Montevallo,…

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Biography: Blankenship, Reuben born 1765 and Blankenship, Daniel born 1761 Revolutionary War Soldiers

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer REUBEN BLANKENSHIP and DANIEL BLANKENSHIP REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS (b. ca. 1765 VA…

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Biography: Thomas Lee Bailey born 1773 – descendant of King’s Mountain soldier

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer THOMAS LEE BAILEY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1773-1853) Shelby County, AL Thomas L.…