Tag: SHELBY COUNTY

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Leon G. Jones born June 22, 1865 – photograph

Click to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer LEON G. JONES BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1865-aft. 1904) Talladega, Wilcox,…

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Shelby County once had the reputation as being the “moonshingest” county in the state of Alabama.

Interesting transcription of a story about Birmingham Moonshining From the Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, S.C.– April 9, 1935 by Robert H. Brown, Central Press Writer Birmingham,…

BiographiesGenealogy Information

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

REUBEN BLANKENSHIP and DANIEL BLANKENSHIP REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS (b. ca. 1765 VA -d. ca. 1850 AL) and DANIEL BLANKENSHIP   Reuben Blankenship was born…