Tag: Alabama pioneers

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Woman buried alive – it actually happened

This is why people sat with a dead body in a casket for a few days in their homes before burial.This article was published…

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Wonderful excerpt from journal of a pioneer Alabama governor wife’s move to the Mississippi Territory

EXCERPT FROM JOURNAL OF MRS. GOVERNOR JOHN GAYLE 1 (Mrs. Gayle, wife of John Gayle, Alabama's seventh Governor, left a journal which her descendants…