Category: Days Gone By – stories from the past

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Amazing descriptions of early people who resided in Fayette County 1886 by a person who knew them

FIFTY-FIVE YEARS IN WEST ALABAMA CHAPTER FIVE by By HON. E. A. POWELL John C. Kirkland was a farmer of strong native sense, and…

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Unidentified photographic treasures at the Alabama Department of Archives & History

Frequently, I run across interesting unidentified photographic treasures. Here are a few I found at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. If you…

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Part VIII – Early Cherokee County, Alabama – Early Reminiscences of J. D. Anthony born in 1825!

CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT By Rev. J. D. Anthony Part VIII A clipping from the Gadsden Times (Transcribed with misspelled…

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An asteroid the size of a stadium, with a blast 175,000 times greater than Hiroshima hit Wetumpka, Alabama

Did you know that an asteroid which was probably the size of the Auburn University football stadium, traveling at 12 miles per second, hit…

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This Alabama County changed it’s name over the issue of slavery [Many settlers surnames included]

(Many people in Alabama changed their views on slavery as this story reveals)The Alabama County of Calhoun was created by the legislature December 18,…

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UPDATE: Alabama Pioneers biography book – Volume one – has been revised with pics and links

Revised with direct links to many sources and burial sites! This book includes the genealogy of and biography of William Barrett Travis of Alamo…

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Part V – Early Cherokee County, Alabama – Early Reminiscences of J. D. Anthony born in 1825!

No bacon or grease for the beans and cabbage? This was the solution in early days of Alabama CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS…

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John Green was born in South Carolina in 1768, and many of his descendants are in Bibb County, Alabama

John Green was born Jan 17, 1768 in South Carolina, son of Benjamin Green. The Greens ran a tavern in Chester Co, PA. They…