Tag: Slaves

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Patron – Oldest man in Lauderdale in the 1890s was born in 1788

Patron+ member story "OLD UNCLE DAVE" The Oldest Man in Lauderdale Dead (Transcribed from Times Daily July 18, 1890, Florence, Alabama) David Hutchings was…

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Ex-slave J. T. Brown – “Tom Brown” from Bullock County, Alabama was 102 in this photograph

(Transcribed and unedited story from a WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer FORMER SLAVE J. T. Brown 102 years old BULLOCK COUNTY, ALABAMA Interviewed by…

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A former slave from Birmingham Alabama became the first millionaire of color in Jefferson County, Alabama

Andrew Jackson Beard An Inventor (1849-1921) "Andrew Jackson Beard was born a slave on a plantation near Mt. Pinson in Jefferson County, Alabama about…