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Biography: Andrew Barnwell Miley, Sr. born January 20, 1818

Happy Birthday! ANDREW BARNWELL MILEY, SR. BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1818-1896) Covington County, Alabama Andrew Barnwell Miley was born January 20, 1818, in Barnwell, Barnwell…

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Biography: Charles Abercrombie born ca.1742 – a Revolutionary War Soldier

CHARLES ABERCROMBIE BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1742-1819) Hancock County, Georgia Charles Abercrombie was a soldier of the American Revolution, and an early settler of Hancock…

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On January 16, 1967, Lurleen Wallace was inaugurated as Alabama’s first female governor

"Lurleen Wallace was inaugurated as Alabama's first female governor--and only the third nationwide--as an estimated 150,000 look on. Wallace succeeded her husband George C. Wallace, who…

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DeKalb County, Alabama was created on January 9, 1836 – see names of many early citizens [films]

Nestled in the northeast, Alabama mountains, the beautiful county of DeKalb  has a rich and intriguing history filled with sadness, as well as 'boom…

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Biography: Dr. Dutton Steel Lightcap born January 8, 1856 – photograph

Happy Birthday! DUTTON STEEL LIGHTCAP BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1856-1942) Talladega and Shelby County, Alabama Dutton Steel Lightcap was one of Talladega's leading dentists. He…

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This appears to have been a grand wedding on January 5, 1900 according to the news

Westmoreland – Fowlkes Wedding Writeup From the Selma Morning Times, January 5, 1900 --------------------------------------------------- Beautiful Home Wedding Westmoreland-Fowlkes “O fortune, O happy day, When…

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BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY – Jeffries A. Blunt 1861 Perry and Hale Counties, Alabama

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! JEFFRIES A. BLUNT BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1861- 1942) Perry and Hale County, Alabama Jeffries A. Blunt is the Son of the late…

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Biography: Robert Blatcher Caudle born January 5, 1842 – photograph

Happy Birthday! ROBERT BLATCHER CAUDLE BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1842-1913) Jefferson and Talladega County, Alabama Robert Blatcher Caudle was an agriculturist in the southern part…

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Biography: Captain William Armistead Revolutionary War Soldier born ca. 1762

CAPTAIN WILLIAM ARMISTEAD BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (b. 1762-d. March 1, 1842) Revolutionary War soldier in Clarke County, Alabama Captain William Armistead of Virginia married…

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Biography: William Jeffreys Alston born December 31, 1800

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM JEFFREYS ALSTON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1800-1876) Marengo County, Alabama William Jeffreys Alston was born December 31, 1800, near Petersburg. Georgia, the…

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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…