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PATRON + Greensboro was first named the Russell Settlement, and then renamed Troy, Alabama

EARLY GREENSBORO, HALE COUNTY, ALABAMA Settled by the Russell family The locality of Greensboro was settled in 1816 by a large family connection named Russell,…

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PATRON + Magnolia Grove, Greensboro, the old home of Richard Pearson Hobson of “The Sinking of the Merrimac” fame

Magnolia Grove, located at 1002 Hobson Street in Greensboro, Alabama is a historic site and museum located in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama that is…

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PATRON – Morrisette or Morrisett Family of Perry, Hale, Marengo, Montgomery Counties, Alabama & Washington and Enterprise, Arkansas

This article and more abstracts are available in the Book ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES: Volume II- Scroll to bottom to see Table of Contents of…

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Do you know which school [click to see films & pics] in Alabama still exists after four moves, two fires, the Civil War and a name change?

Founded in 1833, on a farm near Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama. The College was first opened in 1833 as a manual labor institution as a…

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BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY – Jeffries A. Blunt 1861 Perry and Hale Counties, Alabama

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! JEFFRIES A. BLUNT BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1861- 1942) Perry and Hale County, Alabama Jeffries A. Blunt is the Son of the late…

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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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Old Greensboro Female Academy in Alabama had many excellent female graduates, including a popular author

OLD GREENSBORO FEMALE ACADEMY1 Published 1908 In December, 1839, a meeting was held in the Greensboro Lyceum (in Hale County, Alabama) by the subscribers…