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News - from the past & the present

A Governor of Alabama waited for the Baby Girl to grow up before he married her

A ROMANTIC LOVE STORY (Transcribed from the Times Daily, Florence, Alabama January 9, 1892) Washington Post Congressman Oates, of Alabama with his 55 years…

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Anne Newport Royall – the tornado of 1822, cure snake bite, politics & the day all the citizens of Huntsville fled town

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was by some accounts the first professional woman journalist in the United States. When her…

News - from the past & the present

UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Did you know that a woman from Birmingham, Alabama patented the first workable windshield wiper?

Mary Anderson was born in Greene County, Alabama in 1866. She moved with her widowed mother and sister to the booming town of Birmingham, Alabama…

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Anne Newport Royall – relates how Huntsville celebrated President Washington’s birthday in 1821

[Anne Newport Royall was alive to witness the Revolutionary War and recorded her sentiments about the experience in this letter written on President Washington's…

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Anne Newport Royall – reports in a letter from 1821 of snakes that fly apart and plants that close their leaves

In 1818, before Alabama became a state, Anne Newport Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler in Alabama. After her…

News - from the past & the present

News Clippings Williams, Fundaburk, Gregson, Foote, Bliss, Runge, Hall, & more. .

From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES : Volume 1