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Biography: Temple Lea born ca. 1780

 TEMPLE LEA BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1780-1834) Perry County, Alabama   Temple Lea was the son of George Lea and Lucy Talbert of Virginia. He…

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Biography: William Strudwick Anderson born February 27, 1848 – photograph

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM STRUDWICK ANDERSON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1848-1927) Marengo and Baldwin County, Alabama. William Strudwick Anderson, lawyer and circuit judge, was born February…

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Elmore County, Alabama [film and photographs] was home to many Native American towns

Update: Next Fort Toulouse - Fort Jackson frontier days are on November 7, 2018 - Mark your calendar. Elmore County created 1866 Elmore County…

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Biography: George Willoughby Hails born January 20, 1847 – photograph

Happy Birthday! GEORGE WILLOUGHBY HAILS BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1847-aft. 1910) MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA   George Willoughby Hails was born Jan. 20, 1847 near Montgomery, Alabama.…

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Biography: William Jeffreys Alston born December 31, 1800

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM JEFFREYS ALSTON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1800-1876) Marengo County, Alabama William Jeffreys Alston was born December 31, 1800, near Petersburg. Georgia, the…

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Slagheap Village – [film and pics] Here ‘s why this strange name was given to a WPA housing project in Trussville, Alabama

Known as Slagheap Village, the official name was the Cahaba Project in Trussville, Alabama. It was a WPA housing project built on "slagheap" land…

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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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Cattle thief, Intelligent farmer, Eccentric lawyers, and a General who opposed secession represented Walker County, Alabama

Early Representatives of Walker County, Alabama (from FIFTY-FIVE YEARS IN WEST ALABAMA printed in the Tuscaloosa Gazette August 12, 1886) by Hon. E. A.…