Tag: 1860’s

Patron Past Stories

BIOGRAPHY: William Proncy Acker was born August 17, 1868

More Ancestry and Genealogy information on Elisha David Acker can be found in the book  William Acker (1770-1793) Alabama and other Southern Descendants and…

Patron Past Stories

PATRON + First Confederate Provisional Congress was held in Montgomery in 1861 [see photographs, transcripts & names of participants]

On January 11, 1861, the Alabama Secession Convention passed an Ordinance of Secession, declaring Alabama a "Sovereign and Independent State." By a vote of…