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PATRON + There was a big debate with the Baptist when the Universalist preacher settled in LaFayette

LaFayette, Alabama grew rapidly in 1833 - churches and schools were built. This article was written around 1880s about the early days of LaFayette,…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Bennett purchased a large part of Tuscumbia, Alabama from profits by betting on a game of thimbles

Bennett, the Magician (Lawrence County, Alabama) by Col. Edmond Saunders written ca. 1890s There was, however, in early times, a man called Dr. Bennett,…

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Three men from Alabama observed the weather in Greensboro for the Smithsonian from 1855 to 1888

According to the article below published in 1908, three men in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama volunteered to be climate observers and weather recorders for…

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Amos Elliott, Sr (1760-1770) moved to Madison County and then Shelby County

Amos Elliott, Sr. was born in 1760-1770 in Edgefield, South Carolina. He died in 1844 in Shelby County, Alabama. Some Descendants of Amos "Stump"…

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PATRON – Kennamer family reunion, marriage licenses and other local news – Guntersville, Alabama June 9, 1914

(Transcribed from The Guntersville Advertiser, Guntersville, Alabama June 9, 1914) SOUTH TOWN NOTES Miss Della Shipp is expected home from Talladega today. Mrs. Tom…

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Are you looking for biographical information on an Alabama ancestor?

This inexpensive genealogy book may help with information on an Alabama ancestor. Biographies of Notable and Not-so-Notable Alabama Pioneers Volume VI is the fourth volume of Notable…