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The old county of Cahawba became Bibb County – here are some pioneers

With the removal of the Indians in 1814 by Andrew Jackson and his men, settlers began to migrate to the fertile Cahawba land that…

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Many of these men received free bounty land in Alabama after the Revolutionary War

After the Revolutionary War, free bounty land was offered by the federal government to citizens and soldiers for their service. The practice of awarding…

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Ex-slave J. T. Brown – “Tom Brown” from Bullock County, Alabama was 102 in this photograph

(Transcribed and unedited story from a WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer FORMER SLAVE J. T. Brown 102 years old BULLOCK COUNTY, ALABAMA Interviewed by…

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Names and death dates of FREEMASONS who died in flu epidemic for the year 1926

Many deaths occurred in the State of Alabama in the year 1926 from the Spanish flu epidemic when the Alabama Freemasons were flourishing. This…

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Are you researching ancestors in Lawrence County, Alabama? This may help

Lawrence County was created by act of the Territorial Legislature of February 4, 1818, before Alabama became a state. Formed from territory acquired by…

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Perry County was settled before Alabama became a state and was originally a much larger county in Alabama

Many people settled in Alabama for a time when the Mississippi Territory opened, then moved further west. Perry County was a much larger county in…