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Many Alabama pioneers settled in Perry County including John Frederick Shaeffer

John Frederick Shaeffer was born Aug 17, 1774 in Lexington District, SC and died October 24, 1859 in Perry County, Alabama. He married Magdalina…

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Perry County was settled before Alabama became a state and was originally a much larger county in Alabama

Many people settled in Alabama for a time when the Mississippi Territory opened, then moved further west. Perry County was a much larger county in…

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There were many Revolutionary War soldiers in Alabama – here are biographies of a few

After the Revolutionary War, free bounty land was offered by the federal government to citizens and soldiers for their service.   No bounty land…

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Many Revolutionary War soldiers received land grants in Perry County, Alabama

Many Revolutionary War Soldiers received land grants in Alabama. Perry County, Alabama was settled by many of these old soldiers and their families. Pioneers…

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ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Series – Removal includes treaties, speeches of officials Indian removal

  ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS - Removal includes many of the speeches, letters and methods used by the U. S. Government to remove the Native Americans from…

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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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Vinegar of the Four Thieves – Recipes & curious tips from the past is now in paperback

Our ancestors had to be resilient when they faced obstacles in daily life, from dealing with pests, medical emergencies, caring for clothing and cleaning…

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Many of these men were early pioneers of Alabama – check the names

The biographies of the Alabamians in Biographies of Notable and Not-so-Notable Alabama Pioneers Vol. IV  come from many sources. A good deal of the information…

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Amos Elliott, Sr (1760-1770) moved to Madison County and then Shelby County

Amos Elliott, Sr. was born in 1760-1770 in Edgefield, South Carolina. He died in 1844 in Shelby County, Alabama. Some Descendants of Amos "Stump"…

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Are you looking for biographical information on an Alabama ancestor?

This inexpensive genealogy book may help with information on an Alabama ancestor. Biographies of Notable and Not-so-Notable Alabama Pioneers Volume VI is the fourth volume of Notable…

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Some early related families of Perry County, Alabama are included in Volume I

 A Collection of Perry County, Alabama Pioneers Volume I - reveals the relationships between the TUBB, MAHAN, FORD, MCCAULEY, OAKES, WATTERS, EDWARDS, BENNETT, RADFORD,…

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Aaron Smith (1720- 1776) fought in American Revolution & was massacred by Indians

Aaron Smith born (1720 – 1776) and his brother, Captain John Carraway Smith fought in the American Revolution and were captured and held at…

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UPDATE: Found – a Picture of Cottingham house built ca. 1707 in Maryland – an ancestor of Bibb County, Alabama Cottinghams

During my research for my historical fiction novel in this series, I was excited to discover a photograph (below) of a Cottingham house built…

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Many of these old biographies in volume V were written when the subjects were alive

The biographies of the Alabamians in this book come from many sources. A good deal of the information comes from source books written when…