Tag: 1800’s

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The first church in Perote was named Mt. Olivet

SECOND MT. OLIVET REMINISCENCES OF PEROTE IN BULLOCK By A Native Catharine Elizabeth (Hixon) Rumphi (This transcribed excerpt was written before 1958) First Church…

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The 1st time nominee of the Democratic party was defeated – the winner refused to treat voters to BBQ, and other treats

[Politics in Alabama were contentious in Alabama's early days as this story reveals] (The article above has been transcribed (with spelling and grammar mistakes)…

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BIOGRAPHY – Alabama pioneer Alfred Anderson was born on September 2, 1800, in Maryland

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer ALFRED ANDERSON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1800-1849) Greene and Lowndes Counties, Alabama Alfred…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Hackleburg was almost leveled by tornadoes twice, but both times the citizens built back

In 2007, Hackleburg was named the “Best Small Town in America” by Country Music Television and it is probably for good reason. The citizens…

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Anecdotes about the pioneer Prewitts and Myatts buried in Colbert County, Alabama

COLBERTIANS By R. L. James SECTION III OBITUARIES AND CEMETERY RECORDS To the Readers of the Alabama Historical Quarterly: (The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol.…

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BIOGRAPHY: David W. Hunter born ca. 1800 & Ambrose Hunter ca. 1800 Lawrence County

These biographies are also in the book Biographies of Notable and Not-So-Notable: Alabama Pioneers (Volume 1) AND First Families of Lawrence County, Alabama Volume…

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PATRON + Beautiful excerpt from the Journal of the seventh governor of Alabama reveals their courtship in the early 1800s

Beautiful excerpt from Journal of seventh governor of Alabama reveals their courtship in early 1800s 1 (Mrs. Gayle, wife of John Gayle, Alabama's seventh…

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PATRON + Thanks to the untiring efforts of these men the telegraph and telephone finally came to Greensboro, Alabama

PATRON + Thanks to the untiring efforts of these men the telegraph and telephone finally came to Greensboro, Alabama Communication with the outside world…