Tag: Fayette County

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Fayette County, Alabama Courthouse burned twice – Was the first fire arson?

The Fayette County Courthouse burned twice, once in 1866 and again in 1911. There is a traditional story that the first fire was deliberately set…

Days Gone By - stories from the pastGenealogy Information

Fayette County, Alabama – created on December 20, 1824 – was named after General LaFayette

NOTE: Dexter Roberts was one of three Alabama finalists of American Idol for 2014.  He is from the town of Fayette which is the county…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Fayette and Marion County bios of men before 1855 & story of a street killing by a man who escaped punishment

(This article has been exactly transcribed (with misspelled and grammar mistakes) from FIFTY-FIVE YEARS IN WEST ALABAMA that was printed in the Tuscaloosa Gazette August 12, 1886)…