Tag: 1840’s

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BIOGRAPHY: Augustus Holmes Alston born November 17, 1847 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! AUGUSTUS HOLMES ALSTON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1847-1918) Barbour County, Alabama Augustus Holmes Alston was a lawyer, and supernumerary circuit judge. He was…

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BIOGRAPHY: Truman Heminway Aldrich born October 17, 1848 – photograph

Happy Birthday! TRUMAN HEMINWAY ALDRICH BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1848-1932) SHELBY, JEFFERSON, DALLAS COUNTY   Truman Heminway Aldrich was a mining engineer in Alabama. He…

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BIOGRAPHY: William Alexander Curry born Oct. 15, 1842 – photograph

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! WILLIAM ALEXANDER CURRY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1842-1901) Bullock County, Alabam William Alexander Curry, planter, and merchant was born in Union Springs, Bullock…

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Old Greensboro Female Academy in Alabama had many excellent female graduates, including a popular author

OLD GREENSBORO FEMALE ACADEMY1 Published 1908 In December, 1839, a meeting was held in the Greensboro Lyceum (in Hale County, Alabama) by the subscribers…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Summerfield – Beautiful, rare [film, photographs & story] of a forgotten college and community in Alabama

Summerfield had many grand houses and a beautiful college in pre-Civil War, Alabama.  Denominational college for boys and girls in pre-Civil War, Alabama The…