Tag: 1810’s

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Life in a fort in Alabama around 1805 was not without incident as this excerpt from a diary indicates

(Margaret Eades was the wife of Jeremiah Austill of the Legendary Canoe Fight. She, like her husband, was an early pioneer of Alabama. In…

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Cherokee County – a site where the ‘Trail of Tears’ Indians were placed in a stockade [film & photographs]

Relationship with the Indians The relations of the settlers of Cherokee County with the Cherokees in the country were very friendly. Many of the…

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Biography: Joseph Glover Baldwin born January 21, 1815 – Sumter County, Alabama

Happy Birthday! JOSEPH GLOVER BALDWIN GENEALOGY and BIOGRAPHY (1815 – 1864) Sumter County, Alabama Joseph Baldwin was a Virginian, born January 21, 1815 in…

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BIOGRAPHY: Benjamin Pinckney Worthington born November 19, 1814 – photograph

Happy Birthday! BENJAMIN PINCKNEY WORTHINGTON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1814 – 1884) Jefferson County, Alabama Benjamin Pinckney "Pink" Worthington was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky on…

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Patron+ TWO HUNDRED YEARS AGO: Gov. William Wyatt Bibb wrote this message to the Legislature of the Alabama Territory.

TWO HUNDRED YEARS AGO: Gov. William Wyatt Bibb wrote this message to the Legislature of the Alabama Territory. Scroll down for this Patron+ member…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Anne Newport Royall – Traveling to Huntsville on horseback in 1817 was not without humor as this letter reports

Anne Newport Royall - Traveling to Huntsville on horseback in 1817 was not without humor as this letter reports Anne Royall (June 11, 1769…