Tag: 1850’s

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PATRON – Ads provide family research clues from Autauga County, October 5, 1853

  Ads provide family research clues - Transcribed advertisements are from Autauga Mercury, Autaugaville, Alabama, October 5, 1853 – Note: This paper is very…

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Thanksgiving was a Yankee holiday and not celebrated in Alabama until 1858 – here is why [vintage pictures]

Yankee holiday Thanksgiving was not observed as a holiday in Alabama until 1858 when the governors of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and North and South…

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PATRON – October 5, 1853 -Administrators notice for Clark, DeJarnette, Caver, Clark and Sims of Autauga County, Alabama

(Transcribed extracts from Autauga Mercury, Autaugaville, Alabama, October 5, 1853 – Note: This paper is very faded an hard to read) ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE LETTERS…

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PATRON – Some Divorce, Marriage and Adoption Acts of the General Assembly of the state of Alabama By Alabama 1851-1852

Some Divorce, Marriage and Adoption Acts of the General Assembly of the state of Alabama By Alabama 1851-1852 ( transcriptions) [No. 84.] AN ACT…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST Laying the cornerstone for the future Auburn University in 1857 was quite an occasion

THE AUBURN MALE COLLEGE LAYING THE CORNERSTONE ITS ORGANIZATION Auburn, Ala., August 18, 1857 Published in The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 02,…

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PATRON – Jan. 3, 1855 – Pickens county – List of letters at post office & Candidates for political office

(Extract from Pickens County Herald and West Alabamian (Carrollton, Alabama Jan 3, 1855) LIST OF LETTERS Remaining in the Post-Office at Carrollton, which, if…