Genealogy Information

Tips for identifying people in old photographs

Are you having difficulty identifying people in photographs? Here are some tips to help... Unidentified Men at Camp Council Meeting, May 1939, Farmersville, CA…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

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

Schools and Discovery of an inscription on a stone in Cherokee County, Alabama mound land! CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT By…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

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

Cherokees exterminate the Black Cherokees before Europeans arrive CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT Part II By Rev. J. D. Anthony From…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Remember those cold days in Alabama with no central heat and Vicks Vapo rub [see vintage film] was the remedy for a cold?

"On January 30, 1966,  Alabama experienced its coldest ever recorded temperature of -27°F at New Market in Madison County. The average low temperature during…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

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

CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT Part I By Rev. J. D. Anthony From a clipping from the Gadsden Times (Transcribed from…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Mobile, Alabama, a colony of France, Britain and Spain – this {film and old photographs} reveals its mixed heritage

 First Capital of Colonial French Louisiana "On January 20, 1702, French colonists, led by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, establish Fort Louis de la Mobile on a…

Genealogy Information

These transcriptions of tombstones in two old cemeteries located in Tuscaloosa reveal some early pioneers relations

CEMETERY NEAR LAKE LORRAINE AND ROBERTSON CEMETERY IN NORTHPORT, ALABAMA (Transcribed from - The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 04, No. 04, Winter Issue 1942)…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

A 2nd letter written in 1874 from Professor Connerly, the Principal of Birmingham’s first FREE School

This letter from Professor Connerly to the editors of the Birmingham Iron Age newspaper has been transcribed from the Birmingham Iron Age April 23,…