Tag: 1810’s

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Biography: Edmund Anderson born Feb. 20, 1816

Happy Birthday! EDMUND ANDERSON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1816-1885) Dallas County, Alabama Edmund Anderson was a Presbyterian minister. He was born on Feb. 20, 1816,…

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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…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

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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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…

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Anne Newport Royall – She sat on the President’s clothes while he bathed to get him to pay attention to her.

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was by some accounts the first professional woman journalist in the United States. When her…

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Anne Newport Royall – John Hunt killed hundreds of rattlesnakes each day on his property in Huntsville, Alabama

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was a traveler and writer and was one of the first newspaperwomen. She married Captain…

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[Film & picutures of ] Dallas County, Alabama has over 1250 historic structures listed on the state and national historic registers

Selma in Dallas County, Alabama is well-known for it's history as a center for civil-rights struggles, but Dallas County also plays an integral part…