Tag: Alabama history

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: John C. D. ‘Mat’ Trott June 16, 1809

  This biography is included in the book Biographies of Notable and Not-so-Notable  Alabama Pioneers Volume I JOHN C. D. 'MAT' TROTT BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1809…

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Amazing! 1887 descriptions of early residents of Jefferson County, Alabama

The following excerpt describing early residents of Jefferson County, Alabama is from the book, BIRMINGHAM & JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALABAMA HISTORICAL & BIOGRAPHICAL by Teeple &…

Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

Biography: David W. Hunter born ca. 1800 & Ambrose Hunter ca. 1800 Lawrence County

These biographies are also in the book Biographies of Notable and Not-So-Notable: Alabama Pioneers (Volume 1) AND First Families of Lawrence County, Alabama Volume…

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Thanks to untiring efforts of these men the telegraph and telephone finally came to Greensboro, Alabama

Communication with the outside world was slow coming in Greensboro, Alabama1 Telegraph Lines In 1869, the citizens of Greensboro donated a thousand dollars to induce…

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UPDATED WITH PODCAST – Sheffield, Alabama has a historic village laid out in the form of the Liberty Bell [films & pics]

WWI need for nitrates During 1916 as the United States was drawing closer to involvement in the war in Europe, it became apparent to…