Tag: 1810’s

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PATRON – Clayton, Barbour County, Alabama was settled as early as 1818 [photographs]

CLAYTON, BARBOUR COUNTY, ALABAMA (from History of Barbour County, Alabama. Eufaula, Alabama, 1939 by Mattie Thomas Thompson) Clayton became the county seat of Barbour…

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PATRON + This personal diary of Alabama pioneers from 1816 reveals what life was like in surveying the wilderness of Alabama for a place to settle

(Imagine what it was like traversing Alabama alone when it was a wilderness. You can hear the tension in Richard Breckenridge's words as he…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

UPDATED WITH PODCAST Huntsville pioneers settled around “The Big Spring” revealed to them by the Cherokee and Chickasaw

  Big Spring Park in Huntsville, Alabama is named after a large, underground karst spring, referred to by the indigenous Cherokee and Chickasaw as "the…

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Biography of Rev. Nathan Ashby born August 5, 1810 ex-slave

Happy Birthday!  REV. NATHAN ASHBY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1810-1887) Monroe and Montgomery County, Alabama Ashby, Rev. Nathan, of Montgomery, was born in Fredericksburg, Va., August 5, 1810.…