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Some Hinton genealogy research descendants of Malachi Hinton born 1730

Malachi Hinton was born March 5, 1730, in Chowan Co., North Carolina. He married Sarah Wimberly June 16, 1764, in Edgecombe co., North Carolina.…

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PATRON + BIOGRAPHY: Pioneer Martha Hill on July 26, 1802, in Bibb County, Alabama

This is an excerpt from the book Compiled records of BIBB COUNTY, ALABAMA PIONEERS VOLUME I: Biographies Genealogy Reports, Notes & Records MARTHA HILL…

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TERRY FAMILY surname in Alabama – a compilation of records, documents etc.

SOME TERRY FAMILIES OF ALABAMA is a  378 page e-book that includes a compilation of documented genealogy records, notes and brief biographies of JAMES TERRY (1727-…

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Cattle thief, Intelligent farmer, Eccentric lawyers, and a General who opposed secession represented Walker County, Alabama

Early Representatives of Walker County, Alabama (from FIFTY-FIVE YEARS IN WEST ALABAMA printed in the Tuscaloosa Gazette August 12, 1886) by Hon. E. A.…

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Descendants of Kenneth Stewart migrated to Randolph County, Alabama

Though it has not been completely proven, some researchers believe Kenneth Stewart who arrived in North Carolina from Scotland is the first immigrant to…

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The short life of Baker County, Alabama, a county without a history – was created on December 30th

On this day, December 30th, in 1868, the county of Baker was created from portions of Autauga, Shelby, Bibb, and Perry, by a legislative…

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Living conditions were difficult in early steel days – this film & vintage photographs tell the tale

[These photographs of Birmingham, Alabama were taken in 1936.] Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama. Most of the original settlers were of English…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Have you ever heard of the Freedmen’s Bureau? This is how it worked

(Note*this article, written in 1900's was transcribed verbatim in order to provide accurate information) FREEDMEN'S BUREAU IN ALABAMA The Freedmen's Bureau was a bureau in…

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Andrew Thomas (1759-1832) was an early pioneer of Shelby and Perry Counties in Alabama

Is Andrew Thomas your ancestor? Browse the FREE SAMPLE pages at Amazon on Some Descendants of Andrew Thomas (1759-1832): With Genealogy Notes & Sources (which includes…

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Save money and hours of research on early YEAGER/YAGER settlers in Alabama!

In my personal genealogy research, I often spent days in courthouses, libraries and cemeteries, as well as considerable expense copying records only to discover…

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Historic letter validates & describes the University of Alabama Cadet Corps participation in the Civil War

UNIVERSITY CADET CORPS (transcribed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 05, No. 01, Spring Issue 1943) (In June, 1903, correspondence was conducted between Mr.…

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Names and death dates of FREEMASONS who died in flu epidemic for the year 1926

Many deaths occurred in the State of Alabama in the year 1926 from the Spanish flu epidemic when the Alabama Freemasons were flourishing. This…