Tag: 1860’s

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Watt Thomas Brown born August 28, 1865

Happy Birthday! WATT THOMAS BROWN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1865-1940) St. Clair, Calhoun,  Talladega & Shelby County, Alabama Watt Thomas Brown was president of the…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Photograph of Gen. Basil Duke ca. 1860 who was the brother-in-law of Gen. John Hunt Morgan & others

(Below are some photographs with information I discovered while doing some research that might be beneficial to other researchers. Subscribe to the daily email…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: Hon. Felix Edward Blackburn born August 24, 1867 – photograph

Happy Birthday! HON. FELIX EDWARD BLACKBURN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1867-1937) Perry and Jefferson County, Alabama Hon. Felix Edward Blackburn, attorney-at-law, Birmingham, Alabama was born…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Here is the house of the orator from Alabama argued for secession prior to the Civil War [story and film]

(TRANSCRIBED FROM The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 02, No. 03, Fall Issue 1940) RECOLLECTIONS OF WILLIAM L. YANCEY By Joel Barnett (The letter reproduced…